Category: Autos

All from the world of heart-pumping racing cars to batmobiles and from luxury cars to replica cars and bikes can be found here under the Autos category.

Elasco Panoramic racing simulator enthralls crowd at Delhi Auto Expo 2016

Elasco racing motion simulator at Auto Expo 2016_-3

At the Delhi Auto Expo 2016 International as well as local auto manufacturers showcased their vehicles. Along with the cars, bikes, buses and trucks the auto show had its share of technology with augmented reality headsets adding to the flair. At the Maruti Suzuki section I experienced motion racing simulator by Elasco, a Czech company that manufactures electronic components for industrial automation. The company sells motion platform devices and it was good to see them at the expo.
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Hottest cars showcased at Delhi Auto Expo 2016

Delhi Auto Expo 2016

At the ongoing Auto Expo 2016 in Delhi, India, major auto manufacturers showcased their production, prototype and concept cars/bikes at the show. This major automotive event for the Indian subcontinent provides a platform for automotive giants to show-off their technology and innovation in design. I got the chance to visit the show and it was a great experience being able to touch and feel the supercars, hybrids and sports cars that everyone dreams to own someday. The event flocked-in a huge number of people, primarily automotive enthusiasts and for the remaining two days of the event, even a greater number is expected to come in. If you missed out the action from Auto Expo 2016 here are the major cars and bikes at the event that turned eyeballs.
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Predator-themed motorcycle helmets with dreadlocks from Nitronos Motostudio

Predator-themed motorcycle helmets

Nitronos Motostudio has been designing and creating some of the most breathtaking motorcycle helmets for some time. The Russian motorcycle helmet company’s most exciting range of helmets includes the Predator-themed motorcycle helmets, which feature dreadlocks hanging down from the back. The helmets are made in a variety of variants, with myriad shield colors and LED / laser lights embedded into them. The eye-catching helmets are dedicated to bikers who want to stand out in the crowd and are made from state of the art composite manufacturing technique to ensure safety in addition to style. Read More…

Google ready for testing self-driving car in rainy conditions of Washington

Google self-driving cars

Google’s self-driving car project has been under development, testing and improvement for a long time now and the internet giant wants to make it 100% full-proof before even thinking of rolling it out for commercial use. One thing that Google haven’t demonstrated so far is their self-driving car’s ability to drive in adverse conditions like rain or snow. However, Ford have been proactive with their self-driving car which they tested in snowy conditions. Most probably this has prompted Google to test its self-driving cars with over 1.4 million miles to prove their metal in rainy conditions.
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Tesla Model 3 coming in March, but only in one variant

Tesla Model 3 sedan

Tesla Motors is going to reveal the eagerly awaited Model 3 sedan in March and alongside that we might also see another crossover car debuting by the EV manufacturer. This revelation comes courtesy Electrek who assume that the Model S sedan is going to have two separate version, one is going to be the basic sedan and the other a crossover. Maybe a mixture of Model S and Model X, but only time will tell what’s in stall for electric car lovers. In-fact as I’m writing this, a new update has come-in that Tesla has confirmed the launch of only one car in March not two.
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Montar Air Qi Car Mount comes with Qi wireless charging option

WinnerGear Montar Air Qi Car Mount

Going hand-free while driving is always advised and the most distracting thing can be your phone. For that you have car mounts but not all of them can solve your purpose. A new age car mount that you can opt for your car should have wireless charging option because it is all about convenience. Finding charging wires while driving is the last thing you want, and for that very reason you should go for Montar Air Qi Car Mount that works with all Qi charging phones measuring 6” or less.
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Lexus NX drives on ice wheels in London, because it can!

Lexus NX crossover drives on ice wheels

Lexus NX crossover drives on ice wheels

Marketing is a vital aspect of any brand evolution and Lexus is one company that leaves no stone unturned when it comes to interesting ideas. Their latest eye-catching marketing stunt is a Lexus NX crossover driving on ice cold wheels, literally! Yes, wheels made from ice and reinforced with acrylic spokes to provide strength to take on the 4000 pound weight of the vehicle itself. To accomplish this task Lexus commissioned four ice sculptors from London’s Hamilton Ice Sculptors who completed one wheel each of the Lexus NX.
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Self-driving stroller keeps your baby safe and cozy

Smartbe Intelligent Stroller

Baby strollers haven’t changed much since their inception and pushing them around for a long time can be tiring at times. Keeping this in mind, an Indiegogo project wants to end all the pushing and pulling of baby strollers and turn them into self-propelling ones. This is Smartbe Intelligent Stroller developed by a New York startup that is right in the category of self-driving wheels. The stroller is driven by an electric motor which drives it equally well in sloping roads and gives the caretaker a breather.
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VFL Automotive Force 1 V10 supercar revealed despite Aston Martin’s warning

VFL Automotive Force 1 V10 supercar

Former Aston Martin chief designer Henrick Fisker has filed a lawsuit of $100 million against the British carmaker for accusing him of copying Aston Martin DB10’s design. Henrick, who was advised by Aston Martin not to reveal his Force 1 V10 supercar at Detroit Auto Show 2016, but actually did reveal the car. And surprisingly, it looks nothing like the Aston Martin DB10, in-fact it looks more muscular and strikingly beautiful. Mind you, it is powered by an 8.4-liter V10 engine producing 745 horsepower and a top speed of 218 miles per hour.
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coming with autonomous driving capabilities

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class_6

The new E-Class Mercedes-Benz is here, and it is loaded with more tech than you would imagine. Revealed at Detroit Auto Show 2016, this saloon is the brand’s first step towards a fully autonomous vehicle. 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with an optional Driver Assistance Package which controls the acceleration, brakes and lane changing automatically. There is an attention assist system which warns the driver in sessions of inattentiveness or drowsiness due to constant driving for long duration of time. All these features are aimed at driver safety and Mercedes-Benz have loaded the 10th generation of this luxury sedan.
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