In the past, automakers pride themselves for implementing new engine tech. These days, they are pretty proud to announced industry-first equipment. We are talking about the 2021 Cadillac Escalade. It boasts not one, but two industry-first. The first AKG audio technology that boasts a 36-speaker AKG Studio Reference system and the second, curved P-OLED technology […]
And we thought the Hummer brand is dead. Apparently it isn’t. OK. Technically, the brand is still dead. But it is making a come back. This time, it will go straight under the wings of GMC and not quite as a brand itself.
Airless tires. You have seen them applied on bicycles and ATV, but never on automobiles. Well, that will soon change when General Motors begin testing Michelin-developed Unique Puncture-proof Tire System (UPTIS) on the automaker’s fleet of Chevrolet Bolts. The U.S. automaker and the French tire maker jointly presented the airless wheel technology at the Movin’On […]
No. The thing you see up there is not a glorified, oversized electric skateboard. Though it might very well be if there are giants that live among us. It is a thing called SURUS, the abbreviation for Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure, developed by General Motors. It is the next-generation of mobility leveraging on flexible […]
The sleek lines offered on today’s pickup truck are pretty. I am not going to deny it. However, there is this thing found in the pickup trucks from the 60-80s that have me faithfully loving them until today. I love how pickup trucks of those days looked. You know, the straight, flat look with the […]
During the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) last month, American automaker surprised visitors with a unlikely ‘concept car’: a life-size LEGO Batmobile straight out of LEGO animated flick The LEGO Batman Movie. Created in collaboration with students from Detroit’s Cody Rouge community, A World in Motion and First LEGO League, this bricksomeful crimefighting vehicle, […]
The forties wasn’t the happiest decade for the world, but still it brought us Winston Churchill, Velcro, Tupperware, Jeep, and than there was this relatively unknown but awesome Jetsons kind of futuristic vehicle called GM Futurliner Vehicle Carrier. Futurliners started as purpose-built vehicle for the 1939 New York’s Fair and they were used in GM’s […]
there are reasons why convertibles are hardly high powered rides. chopping off the top often means sacrificing structural integrity. not that it can’t be done. it can, but at the expense of increase in weight which no self-respecting car makers or motoring enthusiasts would approve of.
we seriously think today’s ‘household’ name hot hatches lack the punch and the ‘punch’ we are talking is not 100 or 200 horses machines, we are talking about something with a lot more oomph. something like, say, over 300 PS? a dream you said? well, not exactly because that’s what the Vauxhall Astra VXR EXTREME…