Category: Autos

Young Pakistani creates his own Tumbler Batmobile to ride the streets

Tumbler Batmobile

Do you think only people in the US are hugely obsessed with fantasy characters and their fancy vehicles? This man from Pakistan will prove all your assumption to be wrong. Meet 26-year old Shaheer Khan who built a fully functional replica of the Batmobile, and it is one of the best I’ve seen so far. Right from his childhood days, the young man was obsessed with superheroes, especially Batman and Tumbler, and what better than making the coolest ride on the planet his own. It took him almost a year to complete the replica of the real Batmobile made from carbon fiber, and his effort has paid off well. It’s worth mentioning that he got able assistance from mechanical engineer Tanveer Ul Haq from Lahore to make the Tumbler come to life.
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VTouch gesture-based interactive displays for cars to arrive in 2017    

VTouch gesture based display

Introduction of user-friendly digital displays and interfaces in automotive industry begun a decade ago. Currently, exotic-looking heads-up displays are available in high-end vehicles like BMW or Tesla. However, Seoul-based startup VTouch now claims to make gesture-based interactive displays commercially available for low-end automakers by the end of 2017. Read More…

Otto’s self-driving truck transports Budweiser beers on a busy Colorado highway

Otto self driving truck

Self-driving vehicles have been on the horizon for quite some time, and the technology keeps getting better with time. Putting those autonomous vehicles on the road takes immense courage, and that’s what Uber owned Otto has demonstrated. News was looming around that San Francisco-based startup was developing an aftermarket kit for commercial trucks to make then self-drivable. Now, they have teamed-up with Budweiser to accomplish something remarkable.
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Airbus plans to roll out Vahana – fully autonomous flying taxi by 2020

Vahana Airbus‘Vahana’ is the future of flying-cab service, believes the European aerospace giant Airbus after it gave a sneak-peek of its ambitious project. The name Vahana is derived from Sanskrit, world’s most ancient language, which means vehicles of gods in Hindu mythology. The final product is aimed at adding vertical element in transportation methods.
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Hard Rock Café Racer – Modified Harley Davidson exudes the spirit of rock and roll

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It has to be nirvana when music and fast rides come together. I say this because renowned US restaurant Hard Rock Café is going to add a custom Harley Davidson to the collection of their rock and roll relics. Just have a look at this machine in steampunk feel, exhibit the charm of musical instruments. Yes folks, this cruise bike designed by polish custom bike company Game Over Cycles (GOC) is something you can’t take your eyes off.
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BMW’s new motorcycle is smartest, most futuristic and safest ever

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It was the occasion of BMW’s 100th birthday, and German Automotive Brand took the opportunity to unveil four concept vehicles with a vision for the next 100 years. At the event in California, BMW debuted the BMW Motorrad ‘Vision Next 100’ concept motorcycle along with three other Rolls Royce, Mini and BMW concepts revealed earlier. The Motorrad motorcycle is designed for ultimate riding experience; it is designed to be so artificially intelligent that a rider can ride it safely without any protective gear including a helmet. Read More…

Honda shows off a tiny 3D printed, customizable electric vehicle

Honda 3D printed customizable electric vehicle

Of course 3D printed cars have become a rage in auto industry. The early ones we have seen have been from lesser known companies; therefore, when it comes from Honda, we have to stop and watch. Days after the Paris Auto Show, at the Ceatec 2016, Honda unveiled the Micro Commuter electric car – a 3D printed, customizable electric vehicle (EV). What makes the car extraordinary is the extreme automotive customization that is possible with the car. Read More…

DIY solar-powered trike made from scrap, really comfortable to ride

solar powered trike made from scrap

People around the world are creating all sorts of eco-friendly ways to commute. A Canadian named Nathan Muller is the latest to join the force. Muller has built a solar-powered trike and it’s made entirely from scrap. Built over a few months, the trike’s highpoint is of course the 3 feet by 5 feet solar panel on its roof. But what really catches the eye is the cool car-like seat with backrest that you can lean back on, on a clean, green ride through the town. Read More…

Land Rover’s 2017 Discovery, always-connected family SUV for drives beyond the road

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Land Rover unveiled new-generation Discovery at Paris Motor Show along with a 13-metre high LEGO version of London’s Tower Bridge (the bricked landmark is the largest LEGO structure ever built – it is made from 5,805,846 bricks). The new Discovery is billed as an always connected family vehicle with high-points including 4G internet connectivity (for eight devices on board), nine USB ports, and smartphone controlled folding seats. The seven seater comes with storage space for four iPads between the driver and passenger seats, cubby holes for tablets and smartphone near the rear seats and a 10-in dashboard touch screen. Read More…