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2019 RAM 1500 Classic Warlock special edition: badass style without the whoop

If you like the looks of blacked-out badass trucks without the cost of a desert racer, FCA announced the 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock, a special edition pickup that focuses on appearance with only a touch of additional off-road capability. The post 2019 RAM 1500 Classic Warlock special edition: badass style without the whoop appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Fca, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ram Trucks, 2019 RAM 1500 Classic Warlock


Amazon plugs in with $700 million investment in electric pickup company Rivian

Amazon invested $700 million for a minority stake in U.S. all-electric truck maker Rivian, according to a joint release. The announcement follows a Reuters report that GM and Amazon might invest $1 billion to $2 billion in the company. The post Amazon plugs in with $700 million investment in electric pickup company Rivian appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Reuters, Rivian, All-electric Trucks, The post Amazon


Psychedelic Volkswagen Microbus from Woodstock returns for an encore

With its trippy paint scheme, the Volkswagen "Light" bus became a symbol of the 1969 Woodstock music festival. VW teamed up with the artist who created this rolling mural to stage a comeback in time for Woodstock's 50th anniversary. The post Psychedelic Volkswagen Microbus from Woodstock returns for an encore appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Vw, Classic Cars, Volkswagen, Woodstock, Volkswagen Microbus, Volkswagen Light


The Polestar 2, Sweden’s answer to the Tesla Model 3, begins taking shape

Volvo sister company Polestar has released a teaser image to give us our first look at the 2, its second model. Polestar tells us the 2 will arrive as a four-door fastback with a 400-hp electric powertrain and about 300 miles of range. The post The Polestar 2, Sweden’s answer to the Tesla Model 3, begins taking shape appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Sweden, Cars, Trends, Volvo, Electric Cars, Tesla Model 3, Polestar


General Motors cycles into a new market with its first-ever ebikes

When General Motors launched a public campaign last year to name its new ebike brand, many wondered if Bikey McBikeface might win out. But it didn't. Instead, it's called Arīv, and the two bikes are up for pre-order this week. The post General Motors cycles into a new market with its first-ever ebikes appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Ebike, Arīv, Bikey McBikeface


With CabinSense, cars will soon know who’s riding in them and respond accordingly

What if your car could know who's riding in it and customize the entertainment and safety options accordingly? That’s what's promised by the new CabinSense in-car Occupancy Monitoring System. The post With CabinSense, cars will soon know who’s riding in them and respond accordingly appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Artificial Intelligence, Ai, Emerging Tech, Smart Camera


Bentley Bentayga Speed surpasses Lamborghini Urus as world’s fastest SUV

The Bentley Bentayga Speed has wrested the title of world's fastest SUV from its cousin, the Lamborghini Urus. But the Bentley is just 1 mph faster than the Lamborghini. It requires 626 horsepower to achieve that top speed. The post Bentley Bentayga Speed surpasses Lamborghini Urus as world’s fastest SUV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Bentley, SUVs, Lamborghini Urus, Bentley Bentayga, Bentley Bentayga Speed, 2019 Geneva Motor Show


Rock out in the carpool lane with Singing Machine’s Carpool Karaoke microphone

Carpool Karaoke fans can counting down the days till summer. That's when Singing Machine's Carpool Karaoke microphone will be available. Connect the Carpool Karaoke Mic to your car radio to make your next road trip a mobile karaoke party. The post Rock out in the carpool lane with Singing Machine’s Carpool Karaoke microphone appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Music, News, Cars, Trends, Carpool Karaoke, Carpool Karaoke Mic


Tesla’s Dog Mode lets good Samaritans know that Fido’s A-OK

Tesla's latest over-the-air software update adds two features called Sentry Mode and Dog Mode. Sentry Mode records footage and alerts the owner if someone breaks in, while Dog Mode runs the A/C so owners can safely keep their dogs in their car. The post Tesla’s Dog Mode lets good Samaritans know that Fido’s A-OK appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Pet Health, Pet Safety


Audi’s Geneva-bound Q4 E-Tron concept will give us a glimpse of the future

Audi has released a trio of teaser sketches to preview the Q4 E-Tron concept. Scheduled to make its debut at the 2019 Geneva Auto Show, the design study takes the form of an electric SUV with a muscular design and a tech-filled interior. The post Audi’s Geneva-bound Q4 E-Tron concept will give us a glimpse of the future appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Geneva, Audi, Electric Cars, 2019 Geneva auto show


Honda’s Urban EV is shaping up to be a high-tech, high-style electric city car

Honda will travel to the 2019 Geneva Auto Show to unveil a close-to-production prototype that previews an adorable, city-friendly electric car. The Urban EV will offer about 155 miles of range, and its interior is a tech lover's dream come true. The post Honda’s Urban EV is shaping up to be a high-tech, high-style electric city car appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Honda, Electric Cars, Geneva Auto Show, 2019 Geneva auto show


Volkswagen’s hot-rodded T-Roc R is ready to shred its tires to confetti

Volkswagen released a teaser sketch to preview a hot-rodded SUV named T-Roc R. Insiders suggest it will be closely related to the mighty Golf R, meaning it will pack a turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine rated at about 300 horsepower. The post Volkswagen’s hot-rodded T-Roc R is ready to shred its tires to confetti appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Volkswagen, 2019 Geneva auto show, Roc R Insiders


Ford F-150 recall: Fault could cause vehicle to downshift into first gear

Ford is recalling 1.48 million F-150 vehicles over a potential fault that could cause it to suddenly downshift into first gear. The automaker said it's currently aware of five accidents related to the issue. The post Ford F-150 recall: Fault could cause vehicle to downshift into first gear appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Ford, F-150


Report: Amazon and General Motors may invest in electric pickup company Rivian

General Motors and Amazon may invest between $1 billion to $2 billion for minority stakes in U.S. startup Rivian, an all-electric truck company, Reuters reports. Rivian introduced the R1T pickup at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto show. The post Report: Amazon and General Motors may invest in electric pickup company Rivian appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Reuters, Los Angeles Auto, Rivian, All-electric Trucks


The hottest of all Mini hatches is coming with a Batman-approved design

The Mini John Cooper Works GP concept first seen at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show will go into production in 2020, Mini has confirmed. The John Cooper Works GP is the ultimate performance version of the Mini Cooper. The post The hottest of all Mini hatches is coming with a Batman-approved design appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Frankfurt, Mini, John Cooper


Ford’s ingenious bed for couples keeps mattress hogs in their own half

Drawing on its driverless-car technology, Ford has created a smart bed for couples that uses sensors and a conveyor belt to prevent either occupant from straying onto the other half of the mattress while they doze. The post Ford’s ingenious bed for couples keeps mattress hogs in their own half appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Ford, Smart Home, Beds, Emerging Tech, Smart Bed


BMW’s X3 M and X4 M pack 503 horsepower in nontraditional form

BMW is starting even further from its heritage with the 2020 X3 M and X4 M performance crossovers. But with up to 503 horsepower available in each vehicle, does that really matter? The post BMW’s X3 M and X4 M pack 503 horsepower in nontraditional form appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Crossovers, Bmw, BMW X3, Bmw X4


Model X owner claims confused Autopilot cause crash; Tesla rejects blame

The driver of a Tesla Model X told New Jersey police he veered off the road and crashed after the Autopilot system malfunctioned. He wasn't hurt or charged, but the crossover sustained significant damage. Tesla denies the claims. The post Model X owner claims confused Autopilot cause crash; Tesla rejects blame appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, New Jersey, Autopilot


Model X owner blames crash on confused Autopilot; Tesla rejects blame

The driver of a Tesla Model X told New Jersey police he veered off the road and crashed after the Autopilot system malfunctioned. He wasn't hurt or charged, but the crossover sustained significant damage. Tesla denies the claims. The post Model X owner blames crash on confused Autopilot; Tesla rejects blame appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, New Jersey, Autopilot


Maserati is prepared to fight for a piece of the electrified supercar segment

The Alfieri concept Maserati shown in 2014 is on track for production. It will offer three drivetrain options, including hybrid and electric variants, and it will take just two seconds to reach 60 mph from a stop in its quickest configuration. The post Maserati is prepared to fight for a piece of the electrified supercar segment appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Sports Cars, Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars, Maserati, Alfieri


Freedom EV: free/open replacement firmware for your electric vehicle -- including a Tesla

Freedom EV is a free/open software stack intended to replace the software in your electric vehicle, it's been tested on a Tesla Model X and should work on a Model S, if you can get root. Electric vehicles are very exciting but the same informatics and versatility that make them exciting also invite manufacturers to add all kinds of antifeatures (like batteries with plenty of charge remaining that refuse to power a vehicle because you've only paid for so much electricity; to say nothing of t...
Tags: Videos, Video, Floss, News, Youtube, Tesla, Intel, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Linux, Electric, Github, ARM, MCU, Freedomev, Got Root


Will Apple sell its Touch ID and Face ID technology to automakers?

Recent patent filings suggest Apple wants its Touch ID and Face ID technologies to spread across the automotive industry. The company outlined how motorists could use their finger or their face to unlock their car. The post Will Apple sell its Touch ID and Face ID technology to automakers? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Touch ID, Face Id


Over 40,000 people stared at a Volvo instead of watching the Super Bowl

Volvo didn't want you to watch the 2019 Super Bowl or the million-dollar ads that pepper it. Instead, it gave those willing to ignore the big game the chance to win a two-year subscription to a brand-new S60. The post Over 40,000 people stared at a Volvo instead of watching the Super Bowl appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Volvo


Uber’s bikesharing service is eating into its regular business

A bikesharing service acquired by Uber nearly a year ago is causing riders to take fewer car journeys with the company. It is, however, part of the plan as Uber looks to offer an integrated mobility platform for cities. The post Uber’s bikesharing service is eating into its regular business appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Uber, Business, News, Cars, Trends, Jump, Ridesharing, Bikesharing


Zero DS police edition electric motorcycle stops a Telsa Model S

A quiet Zero DS electric motorcycle police edition pulled over an also silent Telsa Model 3 in a Bay Area city recently. Zero electric motorcycles require no drivetrain maintenance and fuel costs are a fraction of gas-powered motorcycles. The post Zero DS police edition electric motorcycle stops a Telsa Model S appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla Model 3, Bay Area, Zero DS


Bugatti celebrates its 110th anniversary with special-edition Chiron supercar

This Bugatti Chiron is a tribute not only to Bugatti's 110th anniversary, but to the automaker's home country. The French flag figures prominently in the design, from the rear spoiler to the seats. The post Bugatti celebrates its 110th anniversary with special-edition Chiron supercar appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Supercars, Bugatti, Bugatti Chiron, Chiron


Tesla’s next over-the-air update will use classical music to keep your car safe

Tesla's next over-the-air software update will add two clever features called Sentry Mode and Dog Mode, respectively. Both were requested by Tesla owners via Twitter, and CEO Elon Musk obliged. The post Tesla’s next over-the-air update will use classical music to keep your car safe appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla


The Mazda MX-5 Miata’s orange birthday treat sells out online in mere hours

Mazda introduced the MX-5 Miata at the 1989 Chicago Auto Show. Three decades later, it unveiled a commemorative model named 30th Anniversary Edition at the same event. The post The Mazda MX-5 Miata’s orange birthday treat sells out online in mere hours appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Mazda, Mazda Miata, Miata, 2019 Chicago auto show, Chicago Auto Show Three


Self-driving startup Aurora attracts major Amazon investment

Amazon is showing a growing interest in autonomous technology having recently taken part in a $530 million funding round for Silicon Valley-based self-driving startup Aurora Innovation. The post Self-driving startup Aurora attracts major Amazon investment appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Cars, Trends, Silicon Valley, Self-driving Cars, Aurora, Aurora Innovation


2020 Nissan Rogue Sport gets a face-lift to help it stand out from the crowd

The 2020 Nissan Rogue gets some exterior styling changes to help differentiate it from the larger Nissan Rogue. The Rogue Sport also gets more standard driver-assist tech for the new model year. The post 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport gets a face-lift to help it stand out from the crowd appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Crossovers, Nissan, Chicago Auto Show, Nissan Rogue, Nissan Rogue Sport, Nissan Rogue The Rogue Sport



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