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Sphero’s new interactive Cars figure features impressive robotics – The Verge

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sphero garnered lots of attention nearly two years ago for making an interactive BB-8 that could roll around the house and respond to The Force Awakens. Now the company is broadening its Disney partnership with a new toy based on the main character from Cars, Lightning McQueen. Kids can drive it around, play games, and hang out with the toy. Though it feels strange calling this thing a toy, because…

Here’s why Ford is panicking in self-driving cars: Alphabet is years ahead of everybody – CNBC

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Here’s why Ford is panicking in self-driving cars: Alphabet is years ahead of everybody – CNBC

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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India’s electric vehicles push likely to benefit Chinese car makers – Reuters

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

NEW DELHI India’s ambitious plan to push electric vehicles at the expense of other technologies could benefit Chinese car makers seeking to enter the market, but is worrying established automakers in the country who have so far focused on making hybrid models. India’s most influential government think-tank unveiled a policy blueprint this month aimed at electrifying all vehicles in the country by 2032, in a move that is catching the…

2018 Audi SQ5 – Car and Driver

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

It’s been a while since Audi has done anything to surprise us. But who needs surprises when sales are strong and the cars are good? Audi has been on a roll for years now in the States, and the popular Q5 crossover has been a big part of that success—the first-generation Q5 had its second-best sales year ever in 2016, a full eight years after its debut. It’s no wonder,…

Here’s why Ford is panicking in self-driving cars: Alphabet is years ahead of everybody – CNBC

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Audi’s slick new performance crossover is more of the same, done better. – Car and Driver

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

It’s been a while since Audi has done anything to surprise us. But who needs surprises when sales are strong and the cars are good? Audi has been on a roll for years now in the States, and the popular Q5 crossover has been a big part of that success—the first-generation Q5 had its second-best sales year ever in 2016, a full eight years after its debut. It’s no wonder,…

Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Audi Tears Open The Performance Envelope With New S And RS Models – Forbes

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

American luxury car buyers with a penchant for performance are in luck. Virtually all the world’s premium brands are stepping up efforts to meet the demand for hot versions of existing models. Audi photo 2018 Audi S5 coupe combines svelte design with exhilarating performance. Although marketing costs increase for automakers, the margins on new performance variants can be significant and the showroom halo effect is worthy. The result is an…

Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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The Other Auto Story – Morningstar.com

Monday, May 22, 2017

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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio – One Spicy Italian! – Forbes – Forbes

Monday, May 22, 2017

Sam Abuelsamid Back in 2014, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that it would try to reinvigorate its then somewhat moribund Alfa Romeo brand with seven new models due to arrive by 2018. We’re now nearly halfway through 2017 and only two of those machines have arrived and it seems unlikely that target will be met. The first of the new generation of Alfas finally hit the streets in fall 2016 reviving…

BMW’s Art Cars: A blend of art and speed – CBS News – CBS News

Monday, May 22, 2017

Anthony Mason paints a picture of race car art: Unveiled at Art Basel in Miami in November, it was tearing up the track in Daytona in January: The BMW M6 painted by renowned artist John Baldessari is a high-performance racing machine. As BMW Motorsport’s director put it, “On the outside, it’s a piece of art. But on the inside it wants to go out today and wants to win.” It’s…

Get a load of this guy whining about Tom Brady’s Aston Martin deal … – Pats Pulpit

Monday, May 22, 2017

Anyone who spent too much time on Gran Turismo or Forza Motorsport in their youth needs no introduction to Aston Martin – the current vehicle of James Bond (speaking of throwbacks, remember the Goldeneye edition of the BMW Z3? HA!) and it’s a pretty safe bet that most of us would absolutely rock an Aston Martin DB11 or Vanquish if we got, I don’t know, maybe 10 promotions? When a…

Panasonic CEO Tom Gebhardt talks betting big on electric cars … – Business Insider

Monday, May 22, 2017

Panasonic focused on auto tech during CES in January, Thomson Reuters Panasonic, like many companies today, is betting big on auto tech becoming a massive cash cow in the next decade. New alliances are forming almost every day as companies without a traditional foothold in the automotive space try to get a slice of the pie. Google is working with Fiat Chrysler on self-driving cars while making next-generation display systems…

Subaru Considers Electric Versions of Its Cars in R&D Push … – Bloomberg

Monday, May 22, 2017

Subaru Corp. is considering electric versions of its existing models for the carmaker’s first foray into the technology, as it joins peers around the world in pouring cash into battery-powered vehicles amid tightening emissions rules. The Japanese company, which plans to make record investments in research and development in this financial year, is weighing installing electric powertrains in current models rather than designing an all-new car, Chief Executive Officer Yasuyuki Yoshinaga,…