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Automakers plan to unite EuroNCAP and IIHS safety tests

Automakers around the world want a standard set of rules for both EuroNCAP European safety tests and American IIHS. It seems that a set of common „standards” will reduce the development costs of safety technologies. EuroNCAP and IIHS safety tests  Car safety has become increasingly important for customers around the globe, but each continent comes with its own opinion when ...

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McLaren: “We want a model like the Volkswagen Golf, but with a price of 40,000 euros”

McLaren’s designer, Frank Stephenso, the man responsible for creating the MP4-12C and P1 supercars announced he wants a car the size of Golf, but with a carbon fiber structure. Although it is a manufacturer dedicated to supercars, McLaren’s flirting with the idea of volume products as demonstrated by a new declaration made by brand officials in the United Kingdom. Frank Stephenson, ...

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The Japanese brands lead the U.S. Consumer Reports for Car Reliability

Consumer Reports (USA) has published the 2013 rankings for The Most Reliable Cars and The Most Reliable Car Brands. Lexus has achieved the first position, followed by Toyota, while Audi was the highest ranked European brand. Lexus, Toyota and Acura, three Japanese brands have made the podium in the new car reliability survey from Consumer Reports, an independent American magazine. ...

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Great News: Mini prepares 10 NEW Models

A Mini official just announced that the British manufacturer plans to increase its range with 10 new models in the coming years. The great news? We will see new cars besides substitutes for current models. New Mini models have been announced Oxford prepares for the launch of the new Mini hatchback, scheduled for 18 of November when the British manufacturer ...

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Google has filed a patent for gesture-based car commands

Google has submitted a patent covering commands for a car based simply on gestures . The system uses two cameras to track the movements of the driver. Google prepares to revolutionize the multimedia systems in future cars. The American multinational corporation specialized in Internet-related services and products has applied for patenting the technology to control a car system through gestures. ...

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