Lotus presents its quickest production road car of all time

(Relaxnews) – Lotus cars has unveiled its fastest and most expensive series production car to date: the 3-Eleven. The British manufacturing leader in high performance sports cars made the showing at the 2015 Goodwill Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England. The Lotus 3-Eleven...

Blade, the first 3D printed supercar

(Relaxnews) – American start-up Divergent Microfactories has unveiled Blade, a surprising 700hp supercar whose chassis was entirely printed in 3D before being assembled by hand. Divergent Microfactories is dedicated to revolutionizing car manufacturing and its harmful health and...

Google clocks up its millionth autonomous driving mile

(Relaxnews) – Google has hit a significant milestone. Its self-driving cars have now covered over 1 million fully autonomous miles. “Along the way, we’ve navigated more than 200,000 stop signs, 600,000 traffic lights, and seen 180 million vehicles-with several thousand traffic...

BMW aiming for fuel cell production car by 2020

(Relaxnews) – After carefully testing the waters, BMW has decided to go ahead with the development of its own fuel cell car, which could go on sale by the end of the decade. A company source, who briefed AutoExpress on the matter, said that the company was aiming for a 2020...

Nissan’s new electric seven-seater: A car for responsibly mixing business and pleasure

(Relaxnews) – Officially the world’s first production seven-seat electric car, the latest derivation of the Nissan e-NV200 is aimed equally at business users and larger families. Incredibly quiet and very comfortable – thanks to the option of specifying it with the company’s...

Audi makes a clean fuel breakthrough

(Relaxnews) – German carmaker Audi has started producing its first quantities of e-benzin, a synthetic fuel that can be used like traditional petrol but without the harmful sulphur or hydrocarbon emissions. While a host of automotive experts have declared electricity as the...

Google self-driving prototype cars to hit public roads

San Francisco, United States (AFP) – Google announced Friday its self-driving prototype cars were ready to leave the test track and hit public roads in California, in a step forward for its autonomous automobile program. The move comes after Google’s internal testing of the...

The 2016 Honda Pilot is a triple threat to competitors

TORRANCE, Calif. – Sleek and athletic exterior meets interior elegance for a commanding yet sophisticated presence. Top-of-the-line Elite trim introduces a premium look, feel and experience with highest level of standard features. Direct injected 3.5-liter i-VTEC® engine with...

Audi’s smarter way to own a car

“Audi on demand” is an app-based concierge service set to go live this week in San Francisco that gives users the chance to book the use of any car in the company’s current range for up to a month. The system, which will see anything from an A4 sedan to the latest R8 supercar...

New Mustang will be the fastest Ford ever sold in Europe

(Relaxnews) – At a special live-streamed event on Monday, Ford continued to stoke up excitement about the latest iteration of its classic muscle car – set to go on sale in Europe for the first time in its 50-year history—by demonstrating its vital performance statistics. And...