Automotive

Volkswagen's excess emissions will lead to 1,200 premature deaths in Europe

Volkswagen’s excess emissions will lead to 1,200 premature deaths in Europe

In September 2015, the German Volkswagen Group, the world's largest car producer, admitted to having installed "defeat devices" in 11 million diesel cars sold...
2017 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid and electric models soon to be available to U.S. consumers

2017 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid and electric models soon to be available to U.S. consumers

Hyundai Motor America has begun the first U.S. media drives of its Ioniq models in the beautiful Santa Barbara region of California, just as...
Hack my car? Most believe it can happen

Hack my car? Most believe it can happen

Most Americans have some concerns that self-driving cars can be hacked to cause crashes, disable the vehicle in some way or even be used...
Pain relief after a car crash: Ibuprofen or opioids?

Pain relief after a car crash: Ibuprofen or opioids?

Persistent pain is common among the nearly 4 million Americans who arrive each year at hospital emergency departments (EDs) after car crashes. For a new...
The Uber effect: Drivers' wages are cut but there is more work

The Uber effect: Drivers’ wages are cut but there is more work

The app, Uber, allows those with smartphones to request a trip, automatically sending the request to the nearest Uber driver by providing a matching platform...
Model Driverless Car Regulations After Drug Approval Process

Model driverless car regulations after drug approval process

Autonomous systems -- like driverless cars -- perform tasks that previously could only be performed by humans. In a new IEEE Intelligent Systems Expert Opinion piece, Carnegie...
Lexus brand takes center stage in Super Bowl Spot

Lexus brand takes center stage in Super Bowl Spot

Two new flagship vehicles will join the Lexus lineup this year, each uniquely confirming Lexus' passion for brave design, imaginative technology, and exhilarating performance. The first-ever Lexus...
George Russell joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Driver Programme

George Russell joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Driver Programme

Rising British star becomes the latest talent selected by the Silver Arrows for racing support. 2016 proved a breakthrough year for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport...
Lexus Sport Yacht

Lexus introduces amazing sport yacht concept

A few years ago the Toyota Marine Department invited Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda to spend several days on the water driving their...
Mercedes-AMG GT R joins Forza Horizon 3 racing game

Mercedes-AMG GT R joins Forza Horizon 3 racing game

In the racing video game Forza Horizon 3, players can now drive the Mercedes-AMG GT R along snow-covered roads and on icy slopes in...