Supercar owners living in an exclusive high-rise apartment block can now park their beloved motors from their - living rooms. Hamilton Parks in Singapore is a brand-new 30-storey development where flats cost between £6 and £15 MILLION. But with parking in the city limited, the skyscraper designer came up with an innovative way of parking some of the planets fastest cars. Residents simply drive their 200mph motors into a biometrically-controlled lift at the base of Hamilton Parks on the city's swanky Orchard Road.
A Dutch company is launching a vehicle which can be driven on land, or flown in the air. The Personal Air and Land Vehicle (PAL-V) can be configured as a gyrocopter, requiring a 165m (540 ft) runway to take-off, or as a three wheeled car. PAL-V chief executive Robert Dingemanse said that private individuals had expressed an interest in the machine, but he was also hoping that military and emergency services could find a use for it. Several test flights have been successfully conducted and the company is now looking for investors to take the PAL-V through the final development stage,Read More
TrueCar, which publishes real-time vehicle transaction data in the US market for both new and used cars. The service allows car buyers to check if the price for their next car is on par with the price others have paid for the same vehicle in the past. TrueCar help you find the lowest prices on a new car in your area. With TrueCar, you can find out what other people pad for their car and enjoy haggle-free, no-hassle car shopping every time. TrueCar.com price reports help both dealers and consumers to agree on the parameters of a fair deal byRead More
Mercedes-Benz presents a car that might have come from another planet. Its expressive design symbolises concentrated dynamism. The long bonnet, low silhouette and slim window areas, sporty appearance makes this a dream car. This car is not only visually, but also technologically appealing. It has a front-wheel drive powered by a four-cylinder petrol engine from the new M270 series. Thanks to direct injection and turbocharging, it offers a high performance potential together with minimal emissions and fuel consumption. The Concept A-Class is equipped with the two-litre variant of the new engine, developing 155 kW (210 hp). This BlueEFFICIENCY unit is combined with theRead More
Well its unbelievable but yes its very true. Two brilliant fellows from Nokia Asia, An Jiaxuan with his friend, developed the Nokia C7 to remotely pilot a BMW car. Initially they created the amazing piece of code in 20 days,later on they tested this piece of code on 7 different objects ranging from dolls, toys to digital devices like A.C. and they dint stopped here they went ahead and made it bigger by controlling your BMW car. After they were done of heavy coding and testing, then they moved to the real part, the setting up of the BMW systems withRead More
The Chevrolet Volt, is named North American Car of the Year at the North American International Auto Show by an independent panel of judges representing major media outlets. It bested other finalists, the Nissan Leaf and the Hyundai Sonata. The Volt has won despite scoring low marks in the swimsuit portion of the competition, but in its acceptance speech the Volt thanked all the little people and indicated it would spend the next 12 months working toward world peace and alternative drivetrain configurations for all. Nissan Leaf Hyundai Sonata
Ever wondered when the bus service begin?? Here is some insight. The world's first motor-powered omnibus, ordered on December 19, 1894, and manufactured by Benz & Co. in Mannheim, goes into service between the villages of Siegen, Netphen and Deuz. However, adverse weather conditions combined with technical problems lead to the service being discontinued in December 1895. Check this for more information on History of Automobile
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has won the first "Golden Classic Steering Wheel" award. The readers of "AUTO BILD KLASSIK" have voted the gullwing model a "Classic of the Future" in the "Sports coupés and convertibles" category. Watch SLS AMG Tunnel Video here With more than 7300 votes, the SLS AMG clearly outstripped all the competitors. This emphatic victory over nine sports coupés and convertibles from Germany, Italy, Japan, Great Britain and France confirms the popularity of the SLS AMG amongst the readers of AUTO BILD KLASSIK. Around 23,500 readers took part in this "Golden Classic Steering Wheel" award, which was held forRead More