THE weeklong 17th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, which begins on April 21, will showcase the latest technologies and show how modern-day vehicles go beyond just driving from point A to point B. The theme this year is “Committed to Better Life.” The auto show traditionally attracts visitors from around the world. They will be treated to a preview of how the automobiles will feature in the low-carbon, “smart city” of the future. The focus this ...
Ever tried a spot of DIY and ended up wasting good wood by making the wrong cut? As Steve Jobs might have said, “there’s an app for that” -- or, in this case, a whole smart miter saw fence. The post Autoset smart miter saw fence helps DIY-ers make the right cut every time appeared first on Digital Trends.
It took a while, but in-car infotainment and technology is finally grabbing some of the spotlight at the Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS) in Toronto. The auto show circuit that traverses the world has almost always focused on design and engineering, making it a heavenly showcase for gearheads interested in the inner workings under the hood. Now, tech is getting some attention, and Canada seems to be on the road map. Driver assist features, like lane guidance, parking assist and other senso...
The new River City Collision Centre (just east of River City Ford at 3636 Portage Ave.) opened for business in mid-December. According to Vern Barker, the dealership’s manager of fixed … Cam MacIver and his staff have given away their final bottle of mustard.On Jan. 1, after several months of negotiations, MacIver turned over the keys for the roughly 65-year-old Ford … Birchwood Collision Centre stands head and shoulders above the competition as far as BMW Canada is concerned. In mid-Dec...
In mid January Baku City Circuit (BCC) team visited Birmingham, England where the newest circuit on the F1 calendar made its first appearance at the internationally renowned Autosport International car racing show at the NEC Arena. Held on January 12-15, Autosport International is Europe's largest indoor pre-season motorsport event and this year was celebrating its 27th anniversary. The annual event once again featured the very latest in motorsport, automotive and performance engineering techn...
Cam MacIver and his staff have given away their final bottle of mustard.On Jan. 1, after several months of negotiations, MacIver turned over the keys for the roughly 65-year-old Ford … Birchwood Collision Centre stands head and shoulders above the competition as far as BMW Canada is concerned. In mid-December, the European luxury auto manufacturer presented the Pointe West Autopark collision … Nott Autocorp, Manitoba’s premier luxury used car dealer, is looking forward to celebrating its...
Baku City Circuit debuts its stand at the internationally renowned Autosport International car racing show at the NEC Arena in England. Taking place over the course of 4 days from January 12th to 15th, Autosport International is Europe's largest indoor pre-season motorsport event and will be celebrating its 27th anniversary this year when it will once again feature the very latest in motorsport, automotive and performance engineering technology, alongside cars and exhibitors from every level of ...
Baku City Circuit (BCC) will this weekend debut its stand at the internationally renowned Autosport International car racing show at the NEC Arena in Birmingham, England. The four-day Autosport International is Europe's largest indoor pre-season motorsport event and will be celebrating its 27th anniversary this year when it will once again feature the very latest in motorsport, automotive and performance engineering technology, alongside cars and exhibitors from every level of motor racing. Cu...
The latest IndyCar deal is all about family business. On Thursday it was announced that Colton Herta, the son of Verizon IndyCar Series team owner Bryan Herta, would join Andretti Autosport’s team in the Indy Lights junior series for 2017. Bryan Herta is part of Andretti Autosport as the the co-owner of the No. 98 Andretti-Herta Autosport entry driven by Alexander Rossi. Making this even more interesting is that Colton Herta’s car will be backed by a third famous family: the Steinbrenners,...
The 5: Craig Sager’s heroic fight against cancer and the improbable year of 2016 by Wes Goldberg The latest IndyCar deal is all about family business. On Thursday it was announced that Colton Herta, the son of Verizon IndyCar Series team owner Bryan Herta, would join Andretti Autosport’s team in the Indy Lights junior series for 2017. Bryan Herta is part of Andretti Autosport as the the co-owner of the No. 98 Andretti-Herta Autosport entry driven by Alexander Rossi. Making this even more ...
Ford Motor Co. reported a lower quarterly net profit on Thursday but beat analyst expectations amid higher commodity, engineering and recall costs, and a drop in vehicle sales. Ford shares were down slightly at $11.54 in early trade. The No. 2 U.S. automaker, which reiterated its pretax profit forecast for 2017, warned investors in late March that higher costs and lower sales volumes would hurt quarterly earnings. Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks told reporters at the company’s headquart...
For some builds, doing a few simple upgrades makes all the difference. For example, this Mineral White BMW M3 ZCP already comes properly modded from the factory. But, the owner went over to European Auto Source in order to add some visual parts, further enhancing the looks of the vehicle. For many, the BMW M3 ZCP can be considered a complete car right out of the box. The BMW M3 Competition Package doesn’t improve its performance on a large scale, but it does give the sporty sedan a nice p...
Infiniti design boss Alfonso Albaisa discusses how to tell a story with design, and how emerging technologies like electric power and autonomous driving will change the way cars look in the future. The post How Infiniti stopped aping Germany and learned to go bold appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tesla tsla Chief Executive Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in his company’s cars on the way to surpassing Ford Motor’s f market value. Now Musk is pushing boundaries in the factory that makes them. Most automakers test a new model’s production line by building vehicles with relatively cheap, prototype tools designed to be scrapped once they deliver doors that fit, body panels with the ...
We already brought you the latest news on current and future vehicles and concepts, and now we take you along for some of the more fun exhibits and booths at the 2017 New York Auto Show. The post Our favorite interactive and unique exhibits at the New York Auto Show appeared first on Digital Trends.
The BMW i8 has developed into the world’s highest-selling plug-in hybrid sports car. And its appeal is given fresh lustre at Auto Shanghai 2017 with the presentation for the first time of the BMW i8 Protonic Frozen Yellow Edition. This latest special edition stands out with its exclusive Protonic Frozen Yellow paint finish, newly designed 20-inch light-alloy wheels and distinctive interior design cues. As seen in these live photos from Shanghai, the exclusive exterior shade has a silky shimmer...
Audi recently teased its upcoming Audi e-tron Sportback Concept which recently made its debut at the Shanghai Auto Show. There were some pictures and some video to tease what it will look like ahead of its actual debut. However, Audi has now unveiled the e-tron Sportback in Shanghai. While this e-tron Sportback won’t be the first electric car in Audi’s lineup when it’s scheduled to launch in 2019, it will be an important one. It will also be extremely competitive in its clas...
The Audi e-tron Sportback concept previews Audi's second mass-market electric car. Like the upcoming e-tron, it will be an SUV. The concept debuts at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, the production model lands in 2019. The post Audi’s e-tron Sportback concept previews upcoming electric SUV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Volkswagen has unveiled another electric vehicle concept as the German automaker prepares to develop and eventually produce a new fleet of cars and trucks powered by batteries, not diesel or gasoline. The ID Crozz revealed Tuesday at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show is a four-door crossover. It follows the debut of two other electric vehicle “ID” concepts in less than a year. The first one--named simply ID-- was unveiled in September 2016 at the Paris Motor Show. The ID Buzz, an electric ...
The Volkswagen I.D. Crozz concept is the third in a series of VW I.D. electric-car concepts, previewing future production models that will start arriving around 2020. The Crozz takes the form of a crossover utility vehicle. The post Volkswagen’s I.D. Crozz concept forecasts an autonomous, electric future appeared first on Digital Trends.