Tag: Cars

Jaguar and Land Rover will be offering CarPlay in 2019

Jaguar and Land Rover will be offering CarPlay in 2019

Jaguar Land Rover is set to be soon offering support for Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto very soon with its new 2019 model range, and then the new models which come afterwards. CarPlay, or iOS in the Car as it was first known as back in 2014 has been slowly rolling out to new cars with new manufacturers and also some older car models being added all the time […]

Toyota and Lexus to add CarPlay to 2019 models

Toyota and Lexus to add CarPlay to 2019 models

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today, Lexus unveiled its latest car – The 2019 Avalon saloon car and according to a post from Apple blog MacRumors, it is the first new car from Lexus that will support CarPlay from Apple. This is something which a handful of car journalists have criticised Lexus for, as all the big main manufactures now support CarPlay and or Android Auto, including Volkswagen, […]

VW has invested €34 billion in electric cars and autonomous technology

VW has invested €34 billion in electric cars and autonomous technology

Last week, the Volkswagen Group annnocued that it has started its new “five year investment plan” for the future development of electric cars. The €34 billion investment is for the new research and development of autonomous vehicles as well as new electric and hybrid models. “We are reinventing the car, we are, however, doing so without sidelining existing technologies and vehicle projects, since this is how we will earn our […]

Tesla is going to phase out the Model S 75 this weekend

Tesla is going to phase out the Model S 75 this weekend

This weekend, more specifically this Sunday – Tesla is planning to reduce the current lineup of the Model S by removing the most affordable version they sell, the S 75. This news comes courtesy of Engadget, who reached out to Tesla today to confirm the news first reported by electric car blog, Electrek. This news isn’t new, this decision to slim down the Model 3 range was decided back in July, shortly […]

Tesla plans to add more Superchargers in larger cities

Tesla plans to add more Superchargers in larger cities

Tesla is starting a new major expansion of its famed Supercharger network, used exclusively by Tesla’s own cars. The company is about to start deploying new charging points around the United Stares, starting with Chicago and Boston, both of which will open next Monday This new growth is especially important as new Tesla customers will be getting their hands on the Model 3 in the next coming months, as production […]

Amazon and Fiat team up to allow cars to be bought online

Amazon and Fiat team up to allow cars to be bought online

For a long time, the internet has made finding out about cars very easy and also back in August, Amazon launched ‘Amazon Vehicles’ – an online community to learn more about cars. Now Fiat and Amazon have teamed together to sell the Fiat 500 online, offering discounts of up to 33 percent on the value of the car at retail, however you will need to visit your dealer to finalise […]

Tesla’s new P100D Model S is now the world’s third fastest production car

Tesla’s new P100D Model S is now the world’s third fastest production car

This week Tesla has announced some new top end model additions to the Model S and Model X line ups, both adding more range and better performance. For the Model S saloon range a new P100D model has now been added and has become the third fastest accelerating production car ever, coming only behind to the Ferrari LaFerrari and Porsche 918. To achieve this Tesla have included a huge 100kWh battery which […]

VW is settling emissions scandal by paying out $10.2 billion

VW is settling emissions scandal by paying out $10.2 billion

Volkswagens emissions scandal has settled from the headlines somewhat now, but it’s been revealed in a report by The AP that VW still has to pay out around $10.2 billion to fully settle all the claims. Last year when this scandal surfaced Volkswagen was caught using specialist software to mask what the true emissions of their cars were in order to make them look more economical than they actually are. Since 2008 […]

Jaguar Land Rover has sold half a million cars in one year

Jaguar Land Rover has sold half a million cars in one year

Jaguar has come a long way in the last ten years, back when Ford owned the company in the early 90s they were churning out old and used platforms and renaming under the Jaguar brand, this didn’t really work as the quality wasn’t there enough to justify the price that Jaguars were. Then in 2008 Ford sold the whole brand to Tata, an Indian car company that has helped bring […]

Amazon Car show has a name, will be called “The Grand Tour”

Amazon Car show has a name, will be called “The Grand Tour”

It’s been just under a year now since the former Top Gear hosts left our screens on the BBC. But now after a long time deciding what name the boys would use for their new show on Amazon Prime they have finally released what it will be called earlier today. Clarkson Hammond and May have decided on calling it ‘The Grand Tour” and Clarkson said: “Thing is, we’ll be travelling the world hosting […]