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Report: Spotify preparing to launch $100 in-car streaming device

According to a report, people familiar with Spotify's plans say the company is readying a dedicated in-car music streamer that will cost $100. It will work with any Bluetooth-enabled audio system and can be controlled by voice. The post Report: Spotify preparing to launch $100 in-car streaming device appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Spotify, Cars, Trends, Home Theater


Volkswagen is planning a tougher challenge for its all-electric I.D. R

The Volkswagen I.D. R electric race car will head to the Nürburgring for a lap-record attempt. Volkswagen will reportedly aim to set the quickest lap time ever by an electric car with the I.D. R. The post Volkswagen is planning a tougher challenge for its all-electric I.D. R appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Volkswagen, Electric Cars, Motorsports, Nurburgring, I.D. R Pikes Peak


Lincoln’s stately, limited-edition flagship sedan sells out in a month

The 1961 Lincoln Continental became a design icon thanks to center-opening "coach doors" (also known as "suicide doors"). Lincoln is bringing those doors back for a special edition of the 2019 Continental. The post Lincoln’s stately, limited-edition flagship sedan sells out in a month appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Ford, Lincoln, Lincoln Continental


Someone just paid supercar money for the very first 2020 Toyota Supra

The 2020 Toyota Supra made its long-awaited debut at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. The resurrected sports car, famous for a role in The Fast and the Furious, goes on sale in the U.S. this summer. The post Someone just paid supercar money for the very first 2020 Toyota Supra appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Toyota, Sports Cars, Toyota Supra, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


Uber is now working on self-driving scooters and bicycles

Uber has had its fair share of troubles in its efforts to put self-driving cabs on the road, but before it tackles them all, it’s moving into new territory: building autonomous electric scooters and bicycles for its fleet of on-demand vehicles. TechCrunch noted that California-based 3D Robotics’ CEO Chris Anderson revealed Uber‘s plans to add self-driving capabilities to two-wheelers over the weekend. The Telegraph reported that the ride-hailing company is hiring engineers for this new departmen...
Tags: Startups, California, Cars, United States, Telegraph, Chris Anderson, 3d Robotics


Is Uber planning to put its self-driving tech into bikes and scooters?

Uber reportedly has its eye on building autonomous electric bikes and scooters that ride to a user when summoned by an app. The technology could also be used to make its two-wheelers safer with obstacle avoidance systems. The post Is Uber planning to put its self-driving tech into bikes and scooters? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Uber, News, Cars, Trends, Autonomous Bikes, Autonomous Scooters


Can electric motors finally make three-wheeled cars great?

Every few years, someone tries to sell a three-wheeled vehicle to Americans. Historically, it hasn’t gone very well. We’ve got our suspicions about why people don’t buy trikes, and they boil down to this: a trike is just not a real car. The post Can electric motors finally make three-wheeled cars great? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Features, Electric Vehicles, Ev, Polaris Slingshot, Road Rave, Electra Meccanica, Vanderhall, Can-Am Spyder, Visionary Vehicles


Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: camera with A.I. director, robot arm assistant

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: camera with A.I. director, robot arm assistant appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Crowdfunding, Cars, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Kickstarter, Smart Home, Health & Fitness, Emerging Tech, Awesome tech you can't buy yet


Prices for using Tesla Supercharging jump by 33 percent in some regions

Tesla is updating their Supercharging pricing based on local electricity rates and customer demand, which has lead to an increase in charging costs by as much as 33 percent in some regions. The post Prices for using Tesla Supercharging jump by 33 percent in some regions appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Supercharging, Electricity Costs, Supercharging Stations


Prices for using Tesla Supercharging has just skyrocketed

Tesla is updating their Supercharging pricing based on local electricity rates and customer demand, which has lead to an increase in charging costs by as much as 33 percent in some regions. The post Prices for using Tesla Supercharging has just skyrocketed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Supercharging, Electricity Costs, Supercharging Stations


Prices for using Tesla Supercharging just skyrocketed

Tesla is updating their Supercharging pricing based on local electricity rates and customer demand, which has lead to an increase in charging costs by as much as 33 percent in some regions. The post Prices for using Tesla Supercharging just skyrocketed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Supercharging, Electricity Costs, Supercharging Stations


Michigan OKs digital license plates with Rplate’s connected car platform

The state of Michigan approved the use of digital license plates on motor vehicles registered in the state. Reviver Auto, the manufacturer of the Rplate connected car platform, worked with Michigan's Department of State to pass the bill. Vehicle owners aren't required to adopt the new plate technology at this time. The post Michigan OKs digital license plates with Rplate’s connected car platform appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Michigan, Department of State, Digital License Plates, Rplate


This Chevy Silverado pickup truck is made from more than 300,000 Lego bricks

To promote The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Lego and Chevrolet teamed up on a life-size replica of the automaker's Silverado pickup truck made from more than 300,000 plastic bricks. The post This Chevy Silverado pickup truck is made from more than 300,000 Lego bricks appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Lego, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado, Chevy Silverado, The Lego Movie 2, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


Lyft and Aptiv’s self-driving car program has come a long way, but not far enough

Many companies talk about self-driving cars, but Lyft and Aptiv are already using a fleet of them to transport paying customers in Las Vegas. Hop in for a close look at the tech of autonomous cars, and the challenges they face. The post Lyft and Aptiv’s self-driving car program has come a long way, but not far enough appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Lyft, Cars, Trends, Las Vegas, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Aptiv, Las Vegas Hop


Too buzzed to drive? Don’t worry — this autonomous car-bar will drive to you

It might just be the best or worst idea that we've ever heard: A self-driving robot bartender you can summon with an app, which promises to mix you the perfect drink wherever you happen to be. The post Too buzzed to drive? Don’t worry — this autonomous car-bar will drive to you appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Robot, Self-driving Car, Emerging Tech


Infiniti's Concept Car Was a Big EyesOn Design Awards Winner at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show

Japanese automakers Infiniti and Lexus raked in four of the five coveted honors in the 13th annual EyesOn Design Awards, while Ford Motor Co. took home Best Production Vehicle for one its 2020 muscle cars. The awards—presented Jan. 15 at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit—involved an all-star panel of global automotive designers from industry, academia and independent design studios, who walked the show to assess this year's crop of stunning concept and production...
Tags: Design, China, Germany, India, Cars, Ford, North America, Pasadena, Detroit, Detroit Auto Show, Pininfarina, Ford Motor Co, Sahara, Cobo Center, Ford Mustang Shelby, Dio


The Grand Tour Season 3 is here!

Amazon just sent me a text saying The Grand Tour Season 3 is now available. I'll be back in a few hours!
Tags: Amazon, Post, Video, News, Cars, Hammond, May


Ford Will Make All Electric F-150 With More Towing Power to Fight Off Tesla and Rivian

Ford will make electric and hybrid F-150 trucks that will come with more towing and off-road power than traditional gasoline and diesel trucks can offer today. Ford revealed a hybrid 2020 Explorer... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Energy, Technology, Future, Cars, Tesla, World, Ford, Innovation, Batteries, Trucks, Electric Cars


Worried about commuting in winter weather? Nissan has the answer

The Nissan Altima midsize sedan is now available with all-wheel drive. To advertise that fact, Nissan's Canadian division slapped some tank-like tracks on an Altima to create a one-off show car. The post Worried about commuting in winter weather? Nissan has the answer appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Nissan, Nissan Altima, Sedans, All-wheel Drive


Tesla cuts workforce by 7 percent, ends referral program to trim costs

Tesla has announced plans to trim its workforce by seven percent, and it will end the referral program that rewards customers who help it sell cars. These measures are ways to cut costs and boost profits. The post Tesla cuts workforce by 7 percent, ends referral program to trim costs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla


America's most honest used car salesman explains AS-IS

Cash Cars in Kansas City will take very little cash for very crappy vehicles. They are sold AS-IS, and yet Desmound Logan here must still explain to customers that when you pay $3,000 for a Tahoe, you can take it on an extended test drive but you are not getting a warrantee. "When you come to us, we are your last motherfuckin resort," says Logan. In the following video, Logan presents a Cash Cars KC "You figure out what's wrong with it" special. NSFW language throughout, y'all.
Tags: Video, News, Cars, America, Nsfw, Kansas City, Logan, Desmound Logan


Driving Daimler’s 40-ton eCascadia big rig isn’t just fun, it’s electrifying

Daimler Trucks brought its all-electric eCascadia semi-truck to the 2019 CES, and invited us to take the wheel. What does it feel like to drive one? Simply electrifying, of course. The post Driving Daimler’s 40-ton eCascadia big rig isn’t just fun, it’s electrifying appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Cars, Trends, Trucks, Daimler, Daimler Trucks


Tesla to recall 14,000 Model S cars in China over faulty Takata airbags

China’s top market regulator said on Friday that Tesla will recall a total of 14,123 imported Model S vehicles in the country over potentially deadly airbags. The recall is part of an industry-wide crackdown on Takata-made front passenger airbags, which involves roughly 37 million vehicles including more mainstream brands such as Toyota and Ford, as noted by the United States Department of Transportation. These defective airbags use a propellant that might rupture the airbag and cause serious in...
Tags: Asia, China, Cars, US, Tech, Tesla, Model, Palo Alto, Beijing, Automotive, United States, Airbags, Ford, Shanghai, Transport, Automotive Industry


Sibling rivalry: 2019 BMW Z4 takes on the 2020 Toyota Supra

BMW and Toyota forged an unlikely partnership when they set out to build a sports car platform together. Here, we examine the similarities and differences between the 2019 Z4 and the 2020 Supra. The post Sibling rivalry: 2019 BMW Z4 takes on the 2020 Toyota Supra appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Toyota, Bmw, Supra, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


Boutique carmaker Karma Automotive, legendary design firm Pininfarina team up

Karma Automotive is partnering with legendary Italian design firm Pininfarina on future luxury cars. The first product of that partnership will appear later this year, Karma said, without offering other details. The post Boutique carmaker Karma Automotive, legendary design firm Pininfarina team up appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Pininfarina, Karma Automotive, Karma Revero


Spotify adds simplified Car View mode for Android users

What was once just a test is now a reality: Spotify is rolling out a new, simplified in-car user interface for all Android users called Car View, which automatically engages when the app detects a car Bluetooth connection. The post Spotify adds simplified Car View mode for Android users appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Spotify, News, Cars, Trends, Home Theater


Ford’s Mustang-inspired electric crossover will spawn a Lincoln luxury version

Lincoln will get its own version of parent Ford's first mass-market, long-range electric vehicle. While Ford's version will have styling inspired by the Mustang, Lincoln will take a more traditional approach. The post Ford’s Mustang-inspired electric crossover will spawn a Lincoln luxury version appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Ford, Crossovers, Lincoln, Electric Cars, Mustang, Mustang Lincoln


Animal detecting billboards / La nuit tout est permis?

THE ORIGINAL? BMW Night Vision –  2016 “Animal detecting billboard” Watch the Case Study Video Agency : Demner, Merlicek & Bergmann (Austria) LESS ORIGINAL Volkswagen Touareg –   2019 “Night vision billboard” Watch the Case Study Video Agency : DDB Nord (Sweden) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Advertising, Cars, Billboard, Warning, Detection, Rennes, Nocturne, Wild Animals, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Guerrilla & Ambient, Night Vision, Nuit, Creative Technology, Auto - 4x4, Détecteur


Ford has a plan to future-proof the hot-selling F-150 pickup truck

Worried about the threat of rising gas prices, Ford will add the F-150 to its growing portfolio of electrified vehicles. It is currently developing a hybrid F-150, and it will release an electric version of the next-generation truck. The post Ford has a plan to future-proof the hot-selling F-150 pickup truck appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Ford, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks


Robomart’s self-driving grocery store is like Amazon Go on wheels

Robomart's driverless vehicle is like an Amazon Go store on wheels, with sensors tracking what you grab from the shelves. If you don't want to shop online or visit the grocery store yourself, Robomart will bring the store to you. The post Robomart’s self-driving grocery store is like Amazon Go on wheels appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Online Shopping, Driverless Cars, Emerging Tech, Stop & Shop, Robomart, Driverless Grocery Store