Think we’ll ever see autonomous PUVs in the PH?
Imagine the perfect PUV driver: He drives at manageable speeds, he's punctual, and perhaps most important, he always checks his side mirrors before making a move. Does he exist around these parts? Possibly. Though we reckon there aren't enough of
‘Extrapolating’
It appears Elon Musk might have gotten a little carried away hyping up Tesla's full self-driving capabilities earlier this year.According to a recent report by Reuters, Tesla privately admitted to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) that, contrary
We’re especially curious about the third one...
Elsewhere in the world, there's a massively impressive selection of electric vehicles already on sale today, and at some point in the near future, we will actually see 2,000hp electric hypercars such as the Lotus Evija, the Rimac C_Two, and
Starting with the next-gen XC90
Volvo and Nvidia have just revealed the next step in their collaboration. The Swedish carmaker will soon use Nvidia's DRIVE Orin system-on-a-chip (SoC) technology to power its next-generation autonomous cars.The Nvidia DRIVE Orin is an AI-
The autonomous vehicle will transport athletes during the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Toyota had big things lined up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. But as we all know, COVID-19 happened, and all plans went down the toilet and the Olympics itself was postponed to 2021.Naturally, though, work for Toyota went on, and
This company has come a long way
It looks like Tesla might have another potential rival on its hands. This time, it comes not in the form of some major manufacturer in Europe or a Chinese electric-vehicle startup, but from a Vietnamese car brand.Remember Vinfast? Well, it
In support of The Education Fund’s Food Forests for Schools program
We get it-among us lovers of cars and driving, it's understandable to have some degree of resistance to autonomous driving technologies. But we have to admit that all the travel restrictions and physical-distancing requirements forced upon us by the
The first car in the world to get certification for this
The next iteration of the Honda Legend might soon become the most intriguing offering in the Japanese carmaker's lineup. We know, we know, this is quite the statement when you take into account how exclusive this model is. But there's
Would you ride a self-driving car?
So, it looks like Teslas might be capable of 'full self-driving' by the end of the year. While our car guy side is no doubt excited, the other half of us wearing the tinfoil hat has only one word in mind: "
It's trickier than they thought
In the middle of the 2010s, Nissan bosses often talked about a self-driving car by 2021. Funnily enough, they no longer do.The new Ariya electric crossover has ProPilot 2.0, Nissan's latest kit. It's designed to handle driving,
Definitely not for everyone
On the face of things, autonomous cars don't really make a ton of sense. We are, apparently, totally up for spending huge sums of money on a car with more sensors than movie and TV review board (note to self: aural
Sometimes all it takes is an idea whose time has come
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person, in possession of a car, must want the car in front of them to get out of the way. But, as you might know if you've ever, say, driven a car on
Driving tips at your disposal
We often talk with varying degrees of enthusiasm about 'communicating' with a good car (sometimes perhaps too enthusiastically). How it 'talks' to you, how it feels, how it encourages you to further explore its limits via reams of 'feedback.'Rimac's incoming
It’s called Project Vector at this stage
Want to know how serious Jaguar Land Rover is about an autonomous future? Well, check this out. It's called Project Vector, a pod-like concept proving that the British manufacturer is taking autonomous cars very seriously. So seriously, you will be
It’s not going into production just yet, though
Back in 2016, General Motors acquired the self-driving startup Cruise for an undisclosed fee, just nine months after the company had acquired a licence to test autonomous cars on the streets of San Francisco.Then, in 2018, it was announced that
Would you want to live in this world?
Had your daily dose of weirdness yet? Not to worry, Rinspeed is here to sate any hankerings.Back in 2017, the Swiss company gave us a first glimpse at the Snap concept. It was essentially an autonomous taxi pod that could be
“A new design interpretation for Kia’s future electric vehicles”
Meet the Kia Futuron, the winner of concept-car buzzword bingo. Its name is a combination of 'future' and 'on,' we're told, "hinting at the switched-on, electric nature" of Kia's next line of SUVs.It's not just an
Based on the driver’s behavior and habits behind the wheel
Hyundai, like many other carmakers, is investing big in autonomous driving technologies. Now, the Korean manufacturer has announced that it pushed its self-driving tech a notch higher than before with its latest innovation.The brand says it has developed the industry'
A cross between an off-roader and a moon buggy
Audi hasn't just brought the RS6 and RS7 to this week's Frankfurt Motor Show-this weird-looking off-road thing is on display too.It's called the AI:Trail, and it's the fourth car in Audi's series
“Taking a look to the past is essential for moving forward.”
Imagine a list of all the current trends in concept cars. Electric powertrain. Autonomous capability. Retro styling. An interior that's also a 'living space.' Crossover ride height. Hyundai is not messing around, ticking every single one off with just the one
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