Cars

Tyre of the future rolls in

-March 23rd, 2017
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At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Goodyear unveiled what the tyre of the near future could look like. The IntelliGrip Urban is a concept tyre designed for future-generation autonomous electric ride-sharing vehicles in urban areas.

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Who will control your car?

-March 14th, 2017
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Kaspersky has found that many of the apps in the connected car contain a number of security issues that can potentially allow criminals to cause significant damage for connected car owners.

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Ford plans 3D printed parts

-March 9th, 2017
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Ford Motor Company is exploring how large one-piece auto parts, like car spoilers, could be printed for prototyping and future production vehicles, as the first automaker to pilot the Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer.

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Margot Robbie meets BladeGlider, demos the future

-March 8th, 2017
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Actress Margot Robbie became Nissan's new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador when she raced the carmaker's radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit at midnight.

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MWC: First driverless electric race car takes stage

-March 2nd, 2017
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Roborace this week revealed the world’s first driverless electric racing car, The Robocar, live on stage at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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MWC: Ericsson opens connected car marketplace

-March 1st, 2017
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At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson launched the Connected Vehicle Marketplace, which allows Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), partners and motorists to be part of innovation and connectivity in the automotive industry.

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MWC: Ford in the van-guard of autonomous delivery

-February 27th, 2017
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Vans have been a key component in delivery for years now and drones are a relatively new phenomenon. However, in an effort to improve mobility in rural areas, Ford employees have come up with ideas to make the two work together.

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Now your car pays for you

-February 16th, 2017
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Jaguar drivers can now use their car’s touchscreen to pay for fuel with a new cashless payment app.

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Ford pumps $1bn into AI and virtual driver

-February 14th, 2017
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Ford has announced a $1 billion investment over the next five years in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company, to develop a virtual driver system for the automaker’s autonomous vehicle coming in 2021.

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These are the 13 best cars in SA

-February 1st, 2017
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The 2016/17 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards program recently concluded with the announcement of the thirteen best-considered new purchases in their respective categories of the South African new vehicle market.

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