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Posted on Mar 1 2017 - 7:20pm by Brian Atkinson
Comments Off on Audi Announced That Its New Traffic Light Information (TLI) System

Audi has just announced that the select 2017 Audi A4, Q7 and all road models (built after June 2016) will be able to communicate with the Wi-Fi-enabled traffic lights that can inform drivers when red lights will turn green. Available on select Audi cars driving only in Las Vegas for now, the system uses car’s on-board 4G internet connection to receive the traffic light data from the area’s traffic management system. Included in the Audi Connect Prime tech suite, Traffic Light Information displays the remaining time until the...

Posted on Feb 18 2017 - 9:12pm by Brian Atkinson
Comments Off on Chinese EHang 184 Passenger Drone Will Begin Flying Over Dubai This Summer

Dubai hopes to have a new passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state in July. The question is whether the egg-shaped, and four-legged craft will really take off as a transportation alternative in this car-clogged city already home to the world’s longest driverless metro line. In fact, as the Associated Press reports, the EHang 184 has been zipping around Dubai’s Burj Al-Arab skyscraper, which happens to have a helipad floating a dizzying 689 feet off the ground. ‘This isn’t...

Posted on Dec 29 2016 - 10:07pm by Brian Atkinson
Comments Off on Lexus RX 200t Is Now Available In F Sport & Sports Luxury Variant

The Japanese car maker, LEXUS has added F Sport and Sports Luxury trim lines to its RX 200t, which will sit above the existing RX 200t Luxury variant. The 200t has, up until now, only been available in the base Luxury trim level. Bringing in the F Sport and the Sports Luxury pack to the RX 200t gives buyers more variety of the entry-level engine. It is also likely to allow Lexus 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder engine become more widespread and commonplace within the brand. F Sport Power: The F Sport package doesn’t add any power, so...

Posted on Nov 26 2016 - 9:53pm by Brian Atkinson
Comments Off on Nissan Unveiled Navara-Based Emergency Rescue Concept Car

Nissan has revealed an all-new vehicle at the 2016 Hannover Motor Show – the Navara EnGuard Concept. Fitted with numerous design elements and the performance upgrades, the pickup truck is described as ‘durable and touch’, and is said to have been just designed ‘to operate as a life-saving rescue platform in some of the world’s most harsh and extreme environments.’ Based on a Double Cab Tekna version of Nissan Navara — the current holder of the International Pick-up Award — the new Navara EnGuard Concept features many...

Posted on Sep 6 2016 - 9:08pm by Brian Atkinson
Comments Off on Toyota Upgrades Its HiAce Range, Including A Euro 5-Compliant Diesel Engine

Toyota updated its diesel-powered HiAce range to improve fuel economy in the city while meeting stricter Euro 5 emissions standards, new variants and small price increases across the line-up. But what is Euro 5? Euro 5 is an emissions standard that all the petrol and diesel vehicles sold in Europe must meet. Euro 1 was introduced in 1992 but was legally enforced in 1993, indeed, all enforcements for the Euro standards begin one year after the introduction due to the time lag in the new vehicle registrations. So, Euro 5 mandated that all...