800px-Cadillac-CTS-2014-gray_IAA2013_front-right-side_LWS2816Donald Trump’s Cadillac One, the upgraded presidential limousine, will make its debut at his inauguration on January 20.

A total of $15 million has been paid by General Motors to develop the vehicle.

Some of the pictures that went viral show that the presidential car also known as The Beast will have features much more impressive than some of the past ‘beasts’ used by Trump’s predecessors. More »

799px-Tesla_Model_S_Indoors_trimmedTesla Motors Inc. has announced the activation of Autopilot features for cars equipped with the “Hardware 2” camera and sensor set.
Tesla is now beginning to roll out upgraded software to customers with newer cars that launched in October. All Model S and Model X electric cars built since then are fitted with Hardware 2 that includes eight cameras, radar, 12 ultrasonic sensors and a new supercomputer. More »

2015_volvo_xc90_inscription_rlUber removed its self-driving cars from San Francisco streets on Wednesday bowing to the state’s DMV.
The ride-hailing company pulled its fleet of autonomous cars off San Francisco streets after California’s regulations revoked Uber’s vehicle registrations.
Hours after Uber launched a self-driving car service in its hometown last week, the state’s regulators threatened legal action. More »

2015_volvo_xc90_inscription_rlUber won’t stop self-driving car service in San Francisco, despite California regulators say it is illegal.
The legal fight started last Wednesday when any passenger in San Francisco requesting a ride from Uber, might have been picked up by an autonomous car. After receiving on his phone a notification in the Uber application, one could accept or cancel and then request a regular ride. More »

800px-hyperloop-300x193-300x193Ultra-fast hyperloop train will travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes.
The futuristic Dubai has agreed a deal with Los Angeles-based startup Hyperloop One to study the potential for building a near-supersonic transport line linking it to Emirati capital Abu Dhabi. The announcement of the deal was made at the top of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. More »

800px-Tesla_Model_S_(108)The biggest factory in the world, the new Tesla Gigafactory, will be run by robots, boasted Elon Musk.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors has announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Germany’s Grohmann Engineering to accelerate its production rate, the automaker said in a blog post.
Grohmann Engineering is based in Pruem, Germany and specializes in highly automated manufacturing techniques. The German firm has production lines for battery and fuel cells and produces batteries for numerous German and international automobile manufacturers. More »

car_park_sensorInstead of throwing your keys at the parking valet or struggling to manoeuvre in a multistorey car park, why don’t you leave your car in a special bay at the front of the building? Just check in at a kiosk and a radical new system, called Automated Parking, autonomously parks the car for you inside of a parking garage.
The system is developed by Unitronics Automated Parking Solutions, the U.S. subsidiary of Unitronics. More »

799px-Tesla_Model_S_Indoors_trimmedTesla is giving all its new cars hardware for full self-driving capability.

All of Tesla vehicles being produced in its factory, including the Model 3, would be equipped with the hardware that will allow Level 5 self-driving capability, announced the company in a press release only a few days ago. More »

800px-Mercedes-Benz_Actros_truckThe trucker shortage is one of the greatest threats to the shipping and logistics. The American Trucking Associations has raised concerns that the industry is facing a monumental shortage of qualified drivers.

The American Trucking Association reported a shortage of nearly 50,000 drivers by 2015, projected to grow to 174,000 by 2024.

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2006_Mazda_MX-5Mazda has been taking the Millionth Miata on a world tour.
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that production of the Mazda MX-5 Miata reached the milestone of one million Miatas made on April 22. It took them over 27 years to achieve that number with all of the units put together at their Ujina plant in Hiroshima where MX-5 mass-production started in April 1989.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a symbol of the company’s car-making philosophy of continuous pursuit of pleasure from driving. More »