Automobiles

Elon Musk: Tesla Model 3 sedan will begin production “in about two years”

In an announcement made last week, electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk said that the production of the mass-market Model 3 sedan will likely commence "in about two years."

The cost of the Tesla Model 3 sedan will be approximately $US35,000 before tax credits. However, the... read more

Apple, Tesla

In a move which indicates that tech biggie Apple is progressively building out its team of experts working on its much-rumored electric car initiative code-named Project Titan, the company has recently hired a high-profile senior engineer from electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors.

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NHTSA opens probe into airbags on 2008 Honda Accord sedans

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) documents released on Friday, the agency has initiated an investigation into airbag controller issues in certain 2008 Honda Accord sedans.

The NHTSA is probing a defect in some model year 2008 Honda Accords because of... read more

NHTSA investigating June rupture of side airbag of 2015 model Volkswagen Tiguan

According to an earlier-this-week disclosure by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the agency has initiated an investigation into the rupture of a side airbag in a 2015 model Volkswagen Tiguan in June this year.

As part of the investigation, the NHTSA has... read more

Jeep Hack Instances Leave Automakers Worried

The instances of ethical jeep hacks have left the automobile industry worried. A number of automakers are now involved in recalling their vehicles.

Researchers at two universities demonstrated the security lapses in a General Motors car by accessing control of the car through cellular... read more

Lexus to test a no-negotiation price program at some of its dealerships in 2016

In an announcement made this week, auto industry giant Lexus said that it has efforts underway to test a no-negotiation price program at some of its dealerships in 2016. The move will essentially underscore a no-haggling experiment by Lexus, in an attempt to appeal to millennials and Generation... read more

FCA to recall 1.4 million US vehicles to protect them from cybersecurity attacks

On Friday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced that it will recall 1.4 million cars and trucks in the US, to install software for protecting them against potential cybersecurity attacks. The recall, aimed at beefing up the security of in-car software, marks the first-of-its-kind action for... read more

Hacker: Mobile app for GM’s OnStar system can be hacked to unlock and start cars remotely

In a video posted on Thursday night, "White-hat" hacker Samy Kamkar has warned that the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app for General Motors’ (GM) OnStar vehicle communications system is potentially at risk of being hacked.

According to the details shared by Kamkar, a security vulnerability in... read more

Tesla to give $1,000 credit to Model S buyers referred by current owners

During a conference call on Wednesday, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk announced a new program under which Tesla will give a $1,000 credit to Model S buyers who have been referred by existing owners of Tesla vehicles.

According to a Bloomberg report, the current... read more

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata --- stylish, aggressive, features-packed roadster

Mazda’s new 2016 MX-5 Miata roadster is an impressive, features-loaded and stylish vehicle, which underscores some remarkable changes which the automaker has introduced to the vehicle which it first started selling 25 years back.

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is receiving positive response... read more

Honda unveils new 2016 Accord in Silicon Valley

Bigwig Japanese automaker Honda Motor took the wraps off its new 2016 Accord on Thursday. The new Accord was unveiled by Honda at the grand opening of the company’s expanded Silicon Valley research and development (R&D) center in Mountain View, California.

Unveiling the new 2016... read more

Ferrari is recalling 814 cars in North America due to Takata airbag issue

According to an Associated Press report, Italian luxury automaker Ferrari is recalling 814 cars in North America due to issues linked to Takata airbags.

The recall announced by Ferrari is reportedly rooted in improperly installed Takata air bags. About the issue, the automaker said that... read more

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