Waymo: A self-driving car by Google

Marco della Cava , USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO — Eight years and nearly three million miles after Google began to build self-driving car technology, it's ready for passengers. Waymo, the search giant's renamed autonomous car company, will begin taking applications Tuesday from Phoenix-area residents who want to be among the hundreds of riders testing out an expanded fleet of … Continue reading Waymo: A self-driving car by Google

Honda’s new strategy focuses on self-driving cars, EVs

Naomi Tajitsu and Maki Shiraki Reuters HAGA, Japan -- Honda Motor Co. outlined its plans to develop autonomous cars with level 4 capability that can drive on city streets by 2025, building on its strategy to take on automotive rivals of the future. Unveiling its mid-term Vision 2030 strategy plan on Thursday, Honda said it … Continue reading Honda’s new strategy focuses on self-driving cars, EVs

Ram shakes up the pickup wars

Nick Bunkley  DETROIT — It's been three consecutive months of bronze for the Chevrolet Silverado. After managing another second-place upset in May, Fiat Chrysler's Ram is threatening to upend the all-important but usually predictable pickup battle. A year ago, Chevy launched a brazen marketing assault on the long-dominant Ford F series, with a series of … Continue reading Ram shakes up the pickup wars

The New Porsche 911 GT2 RS Will Make More than 640 HP Thanks to Water Injection

BY BRIAN SILVESTRO JUN 5, 2017 Ever since Porsche confirmed the development of an all new 911 GT2, we've been on the edge of our seats waiting for it to debut. The last GT2 RS was a 612-horsepower rear-wheel-drive ball of fury that could sprint from 0-100 mph in 6.8 seconds, and monster through any … Continue reading The New Porsche 911 GT2 RS Will Make More than 640 HP Thanks to Water Injection

Active Cylinder Technology (ACT): A better way to save fuel

Active Cylinder Technology (ACT) Sourced from: Volkswagen site : Volkswagen Active Fuel Management (formerly known as displacement on demand (DoD)) is a trademarked name for the automobile variable displacement technology from General Motors. It allows a V6 or V8 engine to "turn off" half of the cylinders under light-load conditions to improve fuel economy. In this … Continue reading Active Cylinder Technology (ACT): A better way to save fuel

Industries to suffer from ban on BSIII Vehicles in India

Source :India Today .in   With over 8 lakh vehicles worth up to Rs 20,000 crore hit by the Supreme Court order to ban BS-III vehicles from April 1, auto companies are scrambling to liquidate stocks and upgrade besides considering export options to minimise the impact. According to industry estimates the total value of the … Continue reading Industries to suffer from ban on BSIII Vehicles in India