General Motors targets 20 all-electric models by 2023

General Motors   General Motors announced plans Monday to launch 20 all-electric cars by 2023, part of a long-term push to an “all-electric” fleet as governments globally embrace fuel efficiency. The biggest US automaker said it will introduce within 18 months two new models built on the learnings of the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt, which was […]

All-new Land Rover Discovery debuts in Africa

Land Rover Discovery ‘May be the best technologically-inclined SUV yet’ The latest generation of Land Rover Discovery was yesterday unveiled in Pretoria, South Africa, with revamped features to explain the level of attention the British brand pays to details. The all-new Discovery SUV, which comes with three-row, seven-seat, could remained the most technologically inclined SUV […]

Could Apple’s next big thing be a car?

Is an Apple Car about to hit the road? The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce the secretive company’s plans for traction in a market where others have been speeding along. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died in 2011, contemplated putting the […]

Lexus LS boasts of safety functions

Lexus The new-generation 2018 Lexus LS makes a design breakthrough for the brand with curvaceous lines and an aggressive front end. But the car’s chief engineer says the flagship also sports what Lexus is touting as three world-first safety technologies. On tap are a new pre-crash auto-steering system and an advanced head-up display with two […]

Uber hires veteran NASA engineer to develop flying cars

In 2010, an advanced aircraft engineer at NASA’s Langley Research Center named Mark Moore published a white paper outlining the feasibility of electric aircrafts that could take off and land like helicopters but were smaller and quieter. The vehicles would be capable of providing a speedy alternative to the dreary morning commute. Moore’s research (PDF) […]