Category: Cars

Skoda Fabia Facelift Revealed Ahead Of Geneva Debut

Last month Skoda teased the Fabia facelift, announcing to the world that the five-door hatchback will finally receive a mid-life makeover. The mildly updated Fabia in both of its five-door hatchback and wagon iterations will get revised LED headlights and LED taillights, with similarity to Octavia facelift. The…

Robot Delivery Vans May Hit Your Street Before Self-Driving Cars

The new autonomous vehicle unveiled last week by Nuro, a Silicon Valley startup The future of driverless driving looks like a giant toaster with a funny hat. That’s an approximation of a new autonomous vehicle unveiled last week by Nuro, a Silicon Valley startup that’s been…

2018 Detroit Auto Show: Hyundai Reveals All New Veloster

Hyundai unveiled its all-new Veloster at the North American International Auto Show. The fresh design was a collaborative effort of Hyundai designers from Seoul, South Korea and the U.S. design center in Irvine, California. The new Veloster features a comprehensive exterior and interior redesign, powertrain enhancements, and a bevy…

Ford EcoSport Storm Edition Leaked Ahead Of Debut In Brazil

The Ford EcoSport gets rugged cosmetic upgrades with the Storm edition Highlights The Ford EcoSport Storm gets a new grille, matte black accents & decals The EcoSport Storm for Brazil will be using the 2-litre Direct Flex motor Ford India has announced no plans to introduce…

Lexus LS 500h vs Rivals: Specifications Comparison

Here is our on-paper comparison of the Lexus LS 500h and its German Rivals Highlights The LS 500h is the only hybrid car in this line-up Audi will be launching the new-generation A8 this year in India Mercedes-Benz will also launch the S-Class facelift in India…

Aurora Will Help Hyundai and Volkswagen Develop Self-Driving Cars

Mysterious autonomous-driving startup Aurora Innovation is stepping out of the shadows in a big way. Founded in 2016 by ex-Google self-driving car engineer Chris Urmson, the company hasn’t had much to say until now. It just revealed partnerships with Hyundai and the Volkswagen Group to develop autonomous cars.…

AFTER PEAK HYPE, SELF-DRIVING CARS ENTER THE TROUGH OF DISILLUSIONMENT

OH, THE UNTAINTED optimism of 2014. In the spring of that year, the good Swedes at Volvo introduced Drive Me, a program to get regular Josefs, Frejas, Joeys, and Fayes into autonomous vehicles. By 2017, Volvo executives promised, the company would distribute 100 self-driving SUVs to families in…

Ubisoft’s new AI wing melds gaming and scientific research

Clement Sabourin/AFP/Getty Images Game developers were researching AI well before it became a tech industry trend, but they haven’t had much incentive to share their work with the academic world. It’s a competitive advantage, after all. Ubisoft, however, is trying to find a happy middle ground. It…