Daily Archives: May 29, 2018

New study names Toyota most valuable car brand

Japanese automaker Toyota rose to the top in the latest brandZ study to become the most valuable car brand for 2018. The latest study contrasts a Brand Finance study earlier this year, which named Mercedes-Benz as its most valuable car brand. According to the brandZ study, the Toyota brand is worth just shy of $30 billion. Mercedes-Benz is ranked second...

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Porsche begins rolling out augmented reality technology for dealership technicians

Making good on its promise last year, Porsche will begin equipping its dealership technicians with augmented reality (AR) glasses this week. According to Porsche's Tuesday announcement, the glasses may help reduce service times by up to 40 percent. The special glasses, called Tech Look Live, give technicians access to remote experts to help with service...

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RemetzCar builds beautiful Tesla Model S shooting brake

A handful of companies have announced plans to turn Tesla's Model S electric sedan into a sexy shooting brake. The first to announce such plans was Dutch firm RemetzCar, and the company has released new information on the project along with photos after completing its first bespoke shooting brake. The car looks quite good and the design has stayed true to...

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RemetzCar’s Tesla Model S shooting brake looks quite good

A handful of companies have announced plans to turn Tesla's Model S electric sedan into a sexy shooting brake. The first to announce such plans was Dutch firm RemetzCar, and the company has released new information on the project along with photos after completing the bespoke shooting brake. Briefly, the car looks quite good and the design has stayed true...

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The "Terminator 2" Harley-Davidson Fat Boy could be yours

Are you a fan of the dystopian-future motion picture "Terminator 2: Judgement Day"? Of course you are! It's a great film that highlights the role of Skynet in the coming robot-driven apocalypse. One of the highlight vehicles featured in the film is a 1991 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. It was ridden by Arnold Schwarzenegger through the Los Angeles River as he...

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Ferrari SP38 looks even better in the wild

This past weekend was the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este held on the shores of Italy's Lake Como, and though the annual event is a hotbed for classic cars one of the standouts this year was a very modern design. In fact, it was only revealed to the world a week ago. We are of course talking about the one-off Ferrari SP38 based on the bones of...

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The Terminator 2 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy could be yours

But you're way... out, of li-ine. Are you a fan of the future history documentary Terminator 2: Judgement Day? Of course you are! It's a great film that highlights the role of Skynet in the coming robot-driven apocalypse. One of the highlight vehicles featured in the film is a 1991 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. It was ridden by Arnold Schwarzenegger through the...

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Ferrari SP38 looks even better in the wild

This past weekend was the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este held on the shores of Italy's Lake Como, and though the annual event is a hotbed for classic cars one of the standouts this year was a very modern design. In fact, it was only revealed to the world a week ago. We are of course talking about the one-off Ferrari SP38 based on the bones of...

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2019 Acura RDX priced from $38,295

The redesigned 2019 Acura RDX lands in showrooms June 1 carrying a starting price of $38,295, including destination. That's roughly the same as the outgoing model equipped with the AcuraWatch suite of electronic driver aids, a feature that is standard on the 2019 RDX. The base price is for a front-wheel-drive model. Add all-wheel drive and the price jumps...

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BMW first on the market with wireless charger for cars

BMW on Monday announced availability of a new wireless charging system, making it the first automaker to bring the technology to market. (Mercedes-Benz also plans one for its S-Class.) The wireless charger goes into production in July and is currently available to order in the United States, along with China, Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom. The first...

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