Ford has revealed that its GT is significantly more advanced than most people think. It is said to generate around 100GB of data every hour thanks to the 50 plus different sensors found in the car that monitors everything from the position of the pedals to the amount of humidity in the air.
NASA isn't in the business of building cars, but it does have a new concept vehicle it wants to show the world. The vehicle is a conceptual Mars rover meant to inspire younger generations to learn and support the agency's mission to send Earthlings to Mars one day, according to CBS News.
For the lucky few in Singapore who own a R32 Skyline GT-R, Nissan will start making parts for your car again. The Japanese marque has announced that it will start producing a number of parts for a few of its most iconic models.
Recently, more and more car makers have been seen adding 'Drift' modes into their high performance cars. These cars include the latest Mercedes-AMG E63 and the McLaren 720S. The upcoming BMW M5 will also be offered with this mode that allows the all-wheel drive vehicle to disconnect its front wheels and send power to rears only.
SsangYong's parent company, Mahindra&Mahindra is said to be readying the automotive industry's first ever touch-window system. According to YonhapNews, windows can now be operated without the need for buttons.
As reported by The Malay Mail, Motorists travelling from Jalan Lapangan Terbang Subang heading into Federal Highway would have noticed the bright yellow cylinders that act as a guardrail along the road.
The safety structure, however, is more than just eye candy. It is a new technology that could help save lives.
The road roller safety system — consisting of a sturdy steel tube, between which plastic cylinders that act as shock absorbers spin around its axis — had been placed at the 100m stretch.
The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) is looking into automated self-clearance for all cars, following a revamp of motorcycle counters at both land checkpoints that will be completed tomorrow.
Seems like Apple isn’t the only technology company scaling back on its autonomous vehicle plans. Google has now been reported to do so too. According the The Information, Google has opted to instead focus on partnerships with existing automakers and to produce software that allows a vehicle to drive itself instead of making a whole new driverless car by itself.
Here's a cool video showing the evolution of Formula 1's steering wheel as the years go by. Starting from the 1960's which is basically just a wheel and nothing more, the video shows us how the wheel changes as technology creeps into the sport.
Tesla recently announced some hardware improvements to its Autopilot system, rendering the human factor in driving almost redundant. According to Carscoops, the cutting-edge company has released a video showing us what the system is capable of.