Google spinoff-slash-self-driving technology firm Waymo is partnering with Intel to develop new computing platforms. The companies announced the partnership this week, and revealed that Intel technologies have featured in Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans and their predecessors since 2009.
Before its new South Carolina plant slated to open next year even builds its first car, Swedish automaker Volvo is expanding its plans for the factory.
Dodge Durango Hellcat by Plum Floored Creations
Dodge Durango Hellcat by Plum Floored CreationsEnlarge Photo
You know what didn’t exist until now? A Dodge Durango Hellcat. Add some motivation and mechanical knowledge—a lot of elbow grease—and let's make tire-shredding history.
Kia impressed, and likely shocked, many when it unveiled the Stinger, a rear-wheel-drive sport sedan that boasts specs not normally associated with the Korean brand. The shock factor arises from the fact that Kia went with a sport sedan at all when automakers are cashing in on the crossover craze. If that's not enough, Kia may be preparing to double down on the surprises, as a more-powerful, V-8 Stinger may be in the works.
Brabus takes the insane products built by Mercedes-AMG and turns them into mental, ballistic vehicles. Two of the latest high-horsepower playthings wear the name "900" on the badging, which should be a hint.
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto ShowEnlarge Photo
From Green Car Reports
While there have been lots of concept cars and production announcements, the first serious German competitor to the Tesla Model S and Model X won't arrive for at least another year.
When the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car arrives at dealerships early next year, it will offer fresh styling inside and out, more power, a 150-mile range, and an array of standard or optional active-safety features.
It's not surprising that the powertrains of electric cars differ quite a bit from traditional internal-combustion engines.