Cars

The Museum of Classic cars

The Museum of Classic cars in the capital came in to existence in 29 May 1382, with a series of unique auto maintained by a group of volunteers that love their cars. A classic car is an older automobile; the exact definition varies around the world. The Classic Car Club of America maintains that a car must be between 30 and ... Read More »

Many of the cities Taxi fleet is in need of upgrade

Taxicab drivers have always been barometers of political trends in the capital among the middle class. It is said that taxi drivers love to discuss politics, lest it draw them into trouble. To avoid the risks, they dangled small signs from their rearview mirrors that read, “Political debate not permitted.” Today, those same taxis — in some cases the same ... Read More »

Buying a car and personalizing the License plate

Statistically, vanity license plates are unique. And someone paid extra money to put that short message on their vehicle. The rest of us stop what we’re doing, point them out to our friends, and we all ask why? In California you can You can check online at www.dmv.ca.gov to find out if a specific personalized license plate configuration has been ... Read More »

James Bond gets a new car

Aston Martin unveiled the latest iteration of the James Bond car at London’s Pinewood Studios last month. Daniel Craig’s 007 will drive in the car in the Sam Mendes-directed Spectre, the 24th installment in the Bond franchise, set for release in November 2015. Ten of the cars — dubbed the DB10 — will be hand-built at Aston Martin’s headquarters in ... Read More »

Mercedes F015 concept self driving car

Mercedes-Benz used this week’s 2015 Consumer Electronics Show to present the new F015 Luxury in Motion concept car. It’s a self-driving, fully-connected, hydrogen-electric plug-in hybrid that Mercedes says hints at what its cars in the future may be like. Equipped with a range of sensors that allow automated driving and outfitted in mix of white leather and pale wood trim, ... Read More »

A Flying Car with 430 Mile range

People have been hoping for flying vehicles since the first “Back to the Future” came out. Researchers have had their experience with many prototypes and have been advancing significantly, especially one company, AeroMobil The Slovakia-based company has built and approved a flying car, AeroMobil 3.0, which has been steadily tested in flight since October of 2014. AeroMobil 3.0 can match ... Read More »

The Ten Greatest Movie Cars

1964 Aston-Martin DB5 James Bond’s Car in “Goldfinger” Eon Productions, the producers of the legendary James Bond film series, chose the new DB5 as the 007 conveyance, as it represented the epitome of British style and performance. The car had recently been displayed to great acclaim at the Earl’s Court Motor Show in London, and although other marques were briefly ... Read More »

Man breaks record for world’s tightest parallel park

Chinese wheelman Han Yue has done the seemingly impossible by breaking the tightest car parallel parking record. Han managed to neatly slide his way into a gap measuring just 8 cm (3.15 inch) longer than the MINI 3 Door Hatch he was driving for the attempt which took place on Friday as part of the “China Drift Championship” held at ... Read More »

Tesla says in talks with BMW

U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors is in talks with Germany’s BMW over a possible alliance in batteries and light-weight components, Tesla’s Chief Executive Elon Musk told German weekly Der Spiegel. In an interview published on Sunday, Musk described BMW’s production of carbon fibre reinforced car body parts as “interesting” and “relatively cost efficient.”   Read More »

Armored Mercedes SUV take shots from an AK-47

Texas Armoring Corporation (TAC) is a supplier of bulletproof vehicles based out of San Antonio, TX. In its latest video, the company’s CEO Trent Kimball brings product testing to a whole new level as he sits inside one of TAC’s bullet-proof Mercedes-Benz SUV’s while it’s being shot at by an AK-47. The boys at TAC even leave the unedited sequence ... Read More »