Amazon’s New Car Hub: Amazon Vehicles

Amazon is getting into the auto business with Amazon Vehicles, but not by becoming a sales platform for the cars themselves, but by being a car information center, automotive community and promoting the sales of parts and accessories. They are…

Google Releases Android Auto APIs To Developers

Google first introduced Android Auto, its vehicle-based Android platform, at Google I/O in June. The company has now released its APIs to developers to build Auto-enabled apps for audio and messaging. “For users, this means they simply connect their Android…

2015 Corvette Z06: Chevy’s Most Powerful Convertible

’tis the season to be breezin’ down winding roads – radio up and top down – in your convertible. Just in time for these warm weather fantasies, Chevy lovers will get a chance to see the new 2015 Corvette Z06…

2015 Ford Mustang Fitted with Whipple Supercharger

The sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang is set for sale in November, and Whipple Superchargers has already engineered a 700-horsepower engine upgrade for the iconic muscle car. The swift development of the new supercharger has likely been facilitated due to the…

ZR1 Blue Devil Corvette Recovered From Sinkhole

The National Corvette Museum has started recovering the eight cars that fell into the sinkhole that appeared in the museum last month. The museum, which is located near the assembly plant where Corvettes are built, houses more or less 80…

VW Beetle Celebrates 65 Years in America

January 2014 marks 65 years since Volkswagen’s iconic Beetle first appeared in America, putting both the recognizable car and Volkswagen as an automaker on the map. A Dutch race car driver named Ben Pon Sr. became the world’s first VW…

Tesla Stock Rockets Despite Hazardous Adapter Recall

The fourth quarter was a definite success for Tesla Motors Inc. The electric car maker indicated yesterday that its Model S sedan deliveries surpassed original predictions by 20 percent. As Tesla delivered about 6,900 sedans during the quarter, shares shot…

Google Finds Its Way Into Hyundais And Kias

Google announced today that Hyundai and Kia (both of Hyundai Motors Groups) are now using Google Maps technology in their vehicles. These automakers join Audi, Daimler and Tesla Motor Co. “Using Google Send-to-Car, local search and voice search, Hyundai and…

If BMW Is Doing This, Why Wouldn’t Google Combine Driverless Cars With Project Glass?

BMW has an augmented reality “smart windshield technology,” which is seems much like what Google is doing with Project Glass. The following video has been around for a while, but it’s picking up some attention today, thanks to psfk. “One…

Larry Page On Google Self-Driving Cars: Think About Your Children

Google CEO Larry Page spoke at the Zeitgeist 2012 event this week, talking about Google’s Glasses, search, and various other topics. He briefly touched on Google’s self-driving cars. In his talk, he played up the safety factor, and called upon…