At a NATO summit in Brussels with top EU leaders, president Trump scolded Germany, and vowed to put an end to the country’s hefty car exports to the U.S., multiple German and now English-language news outlets report.
A company called Blippar is in the computer vision business, which allows your phone to take the matrices of pixels it gets from its camera and identify and understand what it’s ‘seeing.’ Now, Blippar’s app can ‘see’ cars, and can identify them with 97.7% accuracy. That’s incredibly impressive, but there’s a catch.
It’s been a shit week for Faraday Future. The autonomous vehicle start up learned its main financier, LeEco, planned to significantly scale back its U.S. operations, signaling a potential death knell for Faraday’s car ambitions. And now Bloomberg is reporting that Faraday is looking to raise a cool $1 billion to keep…
IndyCar driver Sébastien Bourdais, who sustained a fractured right hip and multiple pelvic fractures in an enormous Indianapolis 500 qualifying crash, was released from the hospital Wednesday, per IndyCar. Bourdais now starts his recovery at a local Indianapolis rehab facility.
Since BMW’s i division launched in 2011, it has only offered two models to consumers, the i3 hatchback and the i8 supercar. So you’d think the next plug-in hybrid, the much-rumored i5, would be right on the horizon. Apparently not, because years after rumors of that car surfaced, BMW Blog says the i5 has now been…
The grandest tradition in all of racing is, of course, pouring copious amounts of cool, frothy milk atop ones’ own head. It just makes sense. To that end, the Indiana Dairy Association releases a list of each drivers’ milk preference should the nearly impossible happen, and they win the Indianapolis 500. Here’s that…
Surely this is something that the world has never seen before: a ludicrously expensive Porsche 911 that went for over a million bucks at auction. Unicorn, that is. Never happened before.
Today’s top race cars are so fast that they routinely hit more than five gs in high speed corners. So top race car drivers have had to train their necks to be unbelievably strong to physically hold their heads in place. How strong? Double F1 world champion and Indy 500 rookie Fernando Alonso can crack a walnut on his…
America’s obsession with air-cooled Porsches has climbed from a hippie appreciation to yuppie objectification to big-money speculation and now virtually religious fixation. Luftgekühlt is its newest tent revival, America’s most obsessive car show.
You may not think you need one of these portable jump starters, and at this very moment, you probably don’t. But there will come a time where you’re late for an appointment or stuck in the middle of nowhere, and waiting around for a good samaritan to come jump your battery just isn’t a viable option.
A class-action lawsuit filed on Thursday accuses General Motors of installing defeat devices in more than 700,000 trucks to beat emissions tests in the U.S., the latest in a string of diesel cheating allegations against automakers.
“Have you met Jacob?” It’s the first question they ask me, inside a small meeting room, deep in the heart of Facebook’s Menlo Park campus, where keyboard fans from across the Bay Area have braved the rain to show off their boutique builds. Many of them have spent thousands of dollars on their board collections, with…
It’s Nürburgring 24 Hours weekend, which means that racing fans across the world are tuning in to watch an old Opel Manta with a foxtail dangling from its antenna with glee. In case you can’t get enough sweet Manta action there, here’s a reminder that classic Mantas are also good for hooning around.
It is physically impossible to watch every episode of every good TV show. Yet we actually feel guilty for not keeping up with our shows. “Did you see Better Call Saul?” your friend asks; “Oh no, sorry, I’m a few episodes behind,” you say, like you’re letting everyone down.
Andrea is a cool mom who tears up the track on her weekends. Unfortunately, her beloved Fiat 500 Abarth got wrecked, and now she needs an affordable replacement that isn’t what everyone else uses. What car should she buy?
Edgar Wright is one of the most distinct directors working today, tackling the zombie, buddy cop, video game, and superhero genres. Now focusing he’s made what should be an epic heist movie with plenty of insane car chases in this year’s Baby Driver. Check out an exclusive video on how the actors prepared for their…
There’s a very lucky Honda Accord owner in Bellevue, Washington. There’s also a very unlucky one. They’re the same person. They’re also the person that was T-boned by a dump truck with no brakes yesterday on Coal Creek Parkway.
You may recall that I confronted the brains behind Pixar’s Cars franchise about the difficult conceptual issues inherent in the Cars universe. That was a partial success. Now, I’d like to show you a conversation I had with the people behind the visual look of Cars 3. It’s a bit more fun, and a bit less disturbing.