Volkswagen's MQB platform has been touted as a massive cost-cutter, allowing them to produce their cars at a lower price, and faster as well and share as many mechanical bits as possible. The move from a single platform system will allow them to gain a savings of 20 percent in production cycle.The ...
Volkswagen's advertising ideas are really one for the books. It's latest idea from AlmapBBDO uses YouTube to grab your attention.
To promote its side assist feature, which warns you about any incoming danger before you might actually see it, it created a YouTube video which prompts you to place your mouse pointer on the ticker bar. The idea is to see the preview of the video which alerts you on what's going to happen later. And that's what side assist does.
Peugeot's T16's 0-100km/h sprint is in 1.8 seconds, which gives it enough power to climb the annual Pikes Peak event. The 3.2 liter bi-turbo V6 engine puts out a maximum 875hp and sends power to all four wheels through a six speed sequential gearbox.
Audi wants you to know that the R8 was put together by a human instead of a machine. It's using this fact to boost the appeal of their supercar. The automaker released a video which quickly details the assembly process of each R8 that leaves their factory.
The Consumer Reports team got their hands on an all electric Tesla Model S to test, and they were struggling to say anything bad about it. The full report will be posted at a later date but here's some early findings.
Mini has been an official partner of the Vienna Life Ball for 13 years already. This year, Mini donated a Paceman crossover coupe with cosmetic makeovers from Italian designer Roberto Cavalli.
"This MINI was an exciting and wonderful project for me", says Roberto Cavalli. "It gave me the opportunity to be creative and finally use something very special, which I have personally invented and already used for years for my own vehicles: it is a unique iridescent paint which changes color depending on the way the light illuminates the pigments. I loved everything about creating and designing it, transforming the cult of MINI into the incredible Cavalli MINI, complete with the Cavalli logo on the roof and Cavalli style interiors, which are a really an incredible surprise to discover."
CEO and co-founder of Tesla Motors Elon Musk announced that he wants future models built by his company to feature autonomous driving tech. Everyone is heading into that space, or some part of it.
Musk's idea is different than Google's. He wants it to be a fully autonomous, self driving vehicle and is playing its part in the acceleration of development. He is interested in creating an auto pilot system typically found on airplanes and argues that “self-driving sounds like it’s going to do something you don’t want it to do. Autopilot is a good thing to have in planes, and we should have it in cars,” Musk said according to Bloomberg News.