Tag: Transportation

Hyundai’s new Veloster will make its debut in ‘Forza Motorsport 7’

The new Hyundai Veloster just made its debut on the NAIAS 2018 show floor, but the first time we’ll be able to drive one is in Forza Motorsport 7. Following a string of cars debuting in videogames (BMW M4 Coupe, Porsche 911 GT2 RS), the Velost…

GAC’s En Verge concept packs a digital dash and AR for passengers

Chinese automaker GAC is making waves at the North American International Auto Show. “We want you to give us a chance to challenge ourselves,” GAC group president Feng Xingya said from the stage, before unveiling GAC’s first all-electric conce…

BlackBerry’s ‘Jarvis’ finds security flaws in connected cars

As cars become more reliant on software, it’s critical for automakers to make sure their code is as secure as possible. It’s somewhat surprising, though, for a company like BlackBerry to come out with a potential solution. At a keynote during …

US will reveal revised autonomous car guidelines this summer

We’ll see the latest revised set of guidelines for autonomous vehicles this summer, US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has revealed at the annual Detroit auto show. According to Chao, her agency has been preparing for the arrival of auton…

Toyota caves to pressure and adds CarPlay to new models

Many car manufacturers have joined the modern era by adopting Android Auto, Apple CarPlay or both, but not Toyota. It insisted on going its own way, and that has usually meant skipping its cars entirely if you cared about smartphone integratio…

Toyota and Lexus vehicles will finally start getting CarPlay this year

 Toyota has been a holdout from CarPlay, Apple’s in-dash infotainment system that works with your iPhone. The automaker and its luxury brand Lexus have yet to offer it in any models, despite most other car companies giving in on at least a f…

Nissan’s Xmotion concept swaps key fobs for fingerprints

Infiniti’s eye toward the future has manifested itself with the Xmotion (pronounced “Crossmotion;” it’s a crossover SUV). The suicide-door clad ride boasts hand and eye motion and gesture sensors for the generous door-to-door digital dashboard…

Nissan Xmotion concept blends sci-fi and serenity – and includes a fish friend

 Nissan has a brand new concept vehicle it unveiled at CES this year, called the ‘Xmotion.’ The crossover SUV concept vehicle features sleek exterior lines with sharp angles to accentuate details like the headlights, and inside blends …

Acura puts its ‘True Touchpad’ Android UI in the 2019 RDX

In 2016 Acura showed off its “Precision Cockpit” concept that included a touchpad with 1:1 mapping to a central display. It’s supposed to improve on both touchscreens, which can require an awkward reach from the driver to somewhere out of thei…

Lexus LF-1 concept looks toward an electrified, autonomous future

A few months ago Toyota and Lexus announced that by 2025, all of their car models would either be electric or have an electric powertrain option. Today at the NAIAS event, Lexus showed off a slick concept crossover that could be a part of that…