Peter Braun

Peter Braun

Peter is a freelance contributor to Digital Trends and almost a lawyer. He has loved thinking, writing and talking about cars since his first adventures with the ill tempered Volvos he learned to drive on. In his free-time Peter diagnoses the problems with his Volvo 850 Turbo, goes target shooting and reads about history.
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2015 Subaru Forester XT Review

2015 Subaru Forester XT review.
Cars

A green-car competition for the Camaro? Yep. And it’s going to be awesome

The EcoCar competition just got a lot cooler, thanks to the Chevy Camaro. For the next three years students will compete to make the most efficient Camaro. This will be the third round of a competition sponsored by GM and the Department of…
Cars

How Google’s self-driving cars avoid plowing into cyclists

Google's self-driving car has come a long way, and it is still developing. It can now adapt to cyclists, pedestrians and even changing road conditions. At the rate it is coming along the car should be ready to go on sale in the not to…
Cars

Surf’s up! Chevy embraces coastal living, creates surf-inspired Corvette Stingrays

The Corvette is staying at the top of its game, this time with design packages, inspired by each coast's car culture, bringing great new looks to the car. Though there is little mechanical difference, thee Pacific and Atlantic packages…
Cars

Sweet balls of fire! Watch a Lamborghini Gallardo explode into flames at 207 mph

What happens when you put 1,800 horsepower into a Lamborghini and then drive it 200 mph? It bursts into a ball of flames, of course! This video doesn't just serve as a cautionary tale about tuning, it is also the best ad for racing fire…
Cars

Mega, Giga, and Terra World aren’t sci-fi planets; they’re BMW i3 trim levels

The BMW i3, the Bavarian brands much anticipated foray into the world of EVs, still isn't on sale. But now you can configure just the one you want online. That is, if you can wade through BMW's simultaneously pretentious and odd trim…