Automotive

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...
Car crash-test dummies move beyond young, thin and male

Car crash-test dummies move beyond young, thin and male

With input from U-M trauma experts, elderly and obese dummies are being used to help car manufacturers create safer vehicles for today’s drivers. As the...
Lexus LS 500 flagship sedan receives 2017 EyesOn Design Award

Lexus LS 500 flagship sedan receives 2017 EyesOn Design Award

With its radical new design, coupe-like silhouette and interior inspired by traditional Japanese aesthetics, the all-new 2018 Lexus LS 500 was named 2017 EyesOn...
New technology will cut plug-in hybrid fuel consumption by one third

New technology will cut plug-in hybrid fuel consumption by one third

Engineers at the University of California, Riverside have taken inspiration from biological evolution and the energy savings garnered by birds flying in formation to...
Toyota will exhibit more than 45 vehicles at the 2017 North American International Auto Show

Toyota will exhibit more than 45 vehicles at the 2017 North American International Auto...

The Toyota exhibit at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), from January 8-22 in Detroit will feature more than 45 cars, trucks...