In honor of “Force Friday,” Uber, Dodge, and Mattel have teamed up to give New Yorkers free rides in Stormtrooper-themed Chargers. Mattel has also released a Hot Wheels version of the car, which is on sale now.
TomTom has announced the Trucker 5000, a navigation unit designed specifically with big rigs in mind. While it can also be used in a standard car, the Trucker 5000 chooses routes optimized for heavy vehicles.
Samsung phones already work with Android Auto, but the Korean giant wants to push its refreshed Car Mode instead. Users can connect their Galaxy phones to car infotainment systems via MirrorLink or use a standalone mode.
Jaguar has announced a new warranty program called EliteCare that includes a five-year/60,000-mile warranty, roadside assistance, and a remote app. EliteCare offers better coverage than BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi.
Electronics giant Pioneer has launched manufacturer trials of its 3D LIDAR sensor, which uses laserdisc technology to scan surrounding environments. Pioneer hopes to launch an inexpensive LIDAR system that could boost the capabilities of autonomous cars.
Purple is an on-demand gas delivery service based out of Los Angeles. Using a free smartphone app, customers can order fuel in 10- and 15-gallon increments, and you don't even have to be with the car for it to work.
Skoda has announced that its SmartGate connectivity function will be available across the entire brand range. SmartGate uses WiFi to send various vehicle data to your smartphone, including fuel consumption, dashboard warning light info, and service info.
With a lightweight design, built-in shock absorbers, 5,200 watts of peak power, and a top speed of 50 miles per hour; Stealth Electric bikes effectively blur the line between mountain bike and electric motorcycle.
On September 1, Tesla opened an online design studio for those who have already reserved the Signature Series version of the Model X SUV. As a result, we have a slew of new information to share about the highly-anticipated electric car.
TVR claims orders for the first year of production of its new sports car are already filled. The 250 reservation slots were gobbled up in two months, the company says. Now all it needs to do is actually build the thing.
Land Rover adds to its camera-operated safety technology with the new transparent trailer. Surround-view cameras are combined with a remote digital camera to project a transparent image in the car's rearview mirror.