Audi to unveil latest infotainment system at CES 2019

Audi to display “mobile movie theatre” style entertainment system, which will eventually work with its automated driving technology   Audi will present its plans for the future of in-car entertainment at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), showcasing its latest infotainment system alongside a new “mobile movie theatre”. Both systems will be displayed in the new e-tron SUV. • What is Audi’s Virtual Cockpit? The German car maker states that in the future, due to the rise of autonomous vehicles, drivers will have more “free” time behind the wheel. So,…

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Ram 1500, Hyundai Kona, Genesis G70 win Truck, Utility and Car of the Year

The ballots have been counted, and the North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year awards were announced this morning at the Detroit auto show. The Genesis G70 sports sedan takes the car honors; the Hyundai Kona family won the utility bracket; and the new Ram 1500 took home the truck honors. The NACTOY awards are chosen by a panel of 54 jurors from print, online, radio and broadcast media across the U.S. and Canada. The awards are based on segment leadership, innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and…

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Meet the 2020 Subaru WRX STI S209: Subaru’s 341-hp special edition

​After nearly 20 years of waiting, Subaru is finally bringing over one of its top-of-the-line S-Line STI models. The special edition will actually be built exclusively for the US market, and churn 341 hp out of the 2.5-liter H4. Along with more power, the S209 STI adds extra track prowess from a wider body, track-focused suspension and specially formulated Dunlop rubber. Subaru is squeezing more power from its EJ25 2.5-liter H4 with more boost — raising the boost pressure from 16.2 psi to 18.0 psi. Subaru also upped the turbine and compressor inside…

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“NEWS” ON PARIS’S CAR SALON: Electric return to the future

“News” at the Paris Car Show, the most visited four-wheeler fair in the world, where expensive models dominated. Bugati Divo reaches a maximum speed of 380 kilometers per hour and costs € 5.1 million Chassis from the other planet “bugata divo” covers a 16-cylinder engine and 1,500 horsepower, up to a hundred kilometers per hour accelerates in 2.4 seconds and reaches a top speed of 380 kilometers per hour, at a price of 5.1 million euros. It’s also the most expensive car at the Car Showroom in Paris. The Japanese…

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TRANSITION ON SELF-GOVERNMENTAL CARS: General Motors offers severance pay for 18,000 employees

General Motors (GM) will offer redundancy for 18,000 office employees in the United States, as the company switches to self-propelled cars and other new technologies, according to the US television network Si-En-En. The largest US car maker announced a voluntary program to reduce employment after it just announced that it made a high profit of $ 2.5 billion in just the quarter. Offers for voluntary departure will be given to employees with 12 or more years of service in the company – who have about 18,000 out of a total…

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Lamborghini’s electric supercar won’t contain batteries; it will be one

Lamborghini and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) introduced the Terzo Millennio, an ultra-futuristic design study powered by electricity, last year to show what the eco-friendly sports car of tomorrow could look like. While the whole package tells a tale set in the relatively distant future, Digital Trends learned from Maurizio Reggiani, the head of Lamborghini’s research and development department, that it might not be as science fiction-esque as it appears. Reggiani told us Lamborghini often discusses what a full electric car could look like and when it might realistically…

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An Electric Bentley: “Charles, Please, Come Home … Quietly!”

The last time I saw a Rolls Royce or a Bentley on a lift, I marveled at the structure of its underpinning. Triangles hold the behemoth together and assure a certain level of stiffness with just enough flexibility. Unfortunately, an electric drivetrain in either a Rolls Royce or a Bentley is still something we’ve never seen — at least, so far. There are some promises this will change soon, though. It was great to see the old, venerable Bentley introduce an electric concept not too long ago — we covered it…

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Kia has a new advertising campaign

Kia Motors has launched a new global advertising campaign featuring characters from the popular fairy tale about Peter Pan. The Peter Returns triumvirate film is processing the classic story for children and offers a futuristic display of the battle between Peter and Captain Cook. Peter, joined by faithful friends Wendy and Zvoncica, wants the inhabitants of Nedodjija to enable the use of new technologies, because so far, due to the selfishness of the evil pirate Kuke, they could not enjoy the fruits of technological advancement. A triumphant film as part…

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Here’s why Uber’s Volvo killed pedestrians!

The National Transportation Safety Board came to the conclusion that the incident in which a woman who crossed a road that was not a pedestrian crossing and was under the influence of narcotics was caused by Uber that disabled the emergency braking system by a car that was driving independently – as they say, autonomously. That’s what their preliminary report says! So, to blame Volvo and their system was, of course, any prejudice without a brain. Perhaps with the intention to damage the reputation of the brand. In support of…

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