Posts by: Ayesha Varshney

2018 Cars We Are Looking Forward To

2017 was a great year for cars. With 2018 just around the corner, here are three interesting models that we are looking forward to seeing and testing out in the new year. Lexus LS The 2018 Lexus LS is a thing of beauty. The luxury sedan has a horsepower of 416, can go from 0-60 miles per hour in 4.6 seconds, and estimates about 28 miles per gallon when highway driving. Lexus made sure to make the

Details on the Saleen 1 – The New Sports Car from Steve Saleen

Saleen Automotive Inc . was founded in Corona, California in 1983. For the most part, Saleen produces specialty high-performance sports cars and auto parts. Some of Saleen’s past models include the Saleen 302 Mustang, 570 Challenger, 620 Camaro, and the GTX. The Saleen 1 is next in line to join the family of sports cars. The Saleen 1 was recently revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Not mu

Trumpchi Cars to Launch in the US

China is prepared to take on the global auto industry and will do so by finally exporting their popular Trumpchi fleet of cars to America. The Chinese motor company that manufactures the cars, GAC Motor, is aiming to have the cars available in the United States by the end of 2019. The Trumpchi brand consists of 7 models ranging from compact 4 door sedans to sports utility vehicles. The vehicles ma

Cars that Detect Heart Attacks? Unexpected Technologies to Expect in Cars of the Future

You’re in your car on your way to work. Suddenly, you feel your chest get tighter. You start to feel this unbearable weight on your chest, and can’t seem to catch your breath. Your car pulls itself over to the side of the road and shortly afterwards, an ambulance comes and takes you to the hospital. You just had a heart attack and your vehicle detected it and asked for help to come. Wh

How Autonomous Cars May Affect You

The autonomous car will quickly take the auto industry by storm. Autonomous cars have a lot of promises to offer drivers and are an exciting innovation to behold, but the technology will affect consumers in more ways than one, both positively and negatively. Here are just a few of the ways autonomous cars might affect you. Negatives Loss of Jobs The University of Michigan Transportation Research

Lamborghini’s Urus SUV to Target Women

When you think of Lamborghini, you tend to think of men driving the cars. Historically, Lamborghini has largely only targeted men. However, Lamborghini now wants to go after a new audience: women and families. In the past, women have made up about 5% of Lamborghini’s global sales. This percentage has been constant for well over a decade. What is also notable is that the sales amongst women t

The New Jeep Wrangler

The Wrangler is the car model that people associate with Jeep. Often times people say the word Jeep and the Wrangler is what pops into mind. The Wrangler first went into production in 1986, and it’s fair to say that a lot has changed since then. The new 2018 Jeep Wrangler is a far cry from the Wrangler of 1986. Here’s what we know. One of the major changes to the new Wrangler is the ad

Mercedes Opens R&D Center in Tel Aviv

Mercedes-Benz recently opened a new R&D department in Tel Aviv on November 16th, 2017. The new center will focus mainly on digital vehicles, mobility services, connected cars, and cyber security. Tel Aviv was chosen because Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, wants to set up a global network of research and development facilities. Each facility in the different locations will all foc

Volvo and Uber Team Up to Create Self Driving Fleet of Cars

Volvo and Uber announced that they have teamed up and will be releasing a self-driving fleet of cars in 2019. Together the two companies have invested over $300 million dollars to develop and test the cars. The goal is to make driverless taxis the new normal in the future. Uber has ordered over 24,000 XC90 SUVs from Volvo. The SUV will be integrated with the self-driving sensors and software that

Chrysler Pacifica Shuts off Completely

How would you feel if you were on your way to work when suddenly, your vehicle just stopped working? Chances are you would be absolutely frightened, especially if you experienced this problem while driving on a busy freeway. That is what happened to Sid Patel on a highway in San Francisco. He was traveling at 70 miles per hour when his Chrysler Pacifica shut down completely. Sid Patel’s inci