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Take A Better Look At 2016 Audi A4 In 50 Photos And Videos – Carscoops (blog)

Monday, June 29, 2015

Pardon me if I’m not very enthusiastic about the all-new 2016 A4, but I believe Audi designers have once again “outdone” themselves in terms of making a new model look as similar as possible with the outgoing one. To me, the 2016 Audi A4 looks exactly like a facelifted model, but maybe I’m wrong. Anyway, Audi has released more photos and a video of the all-new A4 which allow us…

BMW’s New Flagship Sedan Is Packed With Stupidly Fancy Tech – Wired

Monday, June 29, 2015

This BMW was not made with Millenials in mind. Any cheatsheet for communicating with the generation that now outnumbers baby boomers includes the fact that (thanks to Tinder) swiping right is a recognized gesture of approval. Swiping left means no thanks. BMW got it backward in the sixth-generation 7 Series, in which you wave your hand to the right to reject an incoming call. Then again, with a starting price…

Hyundai Sees Green Future in Hydrogen-Powered Cars – ABC News

Monday, June 29, 2015

Hyundai Motor Co. said Monday it believes hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the future for eco-friendly cars despite challenges of limited infrastructure and slow sales. South Korea’s largest automaker has sold or leased 273 Tucson fuel cell SUVs since beginning production in 2013, lower than its 1,000 target, mostly in Europe and California. Kim Sae Hoon, general manager at Hyundai’s fuel cell engineering design team, said fuel cell cars represent…

2017 Audi A4: Less Weight, More Elegant Interior – Car and Driver (blog)

Monday, June 29, 2015

Yes, the all-new Audi A4 is clearly an Audi. The new model, the ninth iteration of a vehicle line that has also been known as the Audi 80, Audi Fox, and Audi 4000, has moved to the Volkswagen Group’s modular-longitudinal MLB Evo architecture, but it still closely resembles the outgoing model—at least at first glance. It’s true that MLB Evo is not entirely new, being an evolution of a component…

Cool Off by Watching Bentley’s New SUV Play in Some Snow – Wired

Monday, June 29, 2015

In a few years, wealthy folks will have a plethora of luxury SUVs to choose from—even if the companies building them won’t deign to actually call them SUVs. Rolls-Royce is building a “high-bodied” vehicle able to “cross any terrain.” Aston Martin is cooking up a crossover but insists it’s not an SUV. Meanwhile, the catalog of spinoffs like the “sports activity coupe” from BMW and Mercedes continues to expand. So…

2016 Audi A4 is larger, lighter [w/video] – Autoblog (blog)

Sunday, June 28, 2015

High tech all the way – the new Audi A4 and A4 Avant The new-generation Audi A4 and A4 Avant are a fascinating synthesis of technology and esthetics. All the technology in the brand’s bestselling family has been redeveloped so that it yet again defines the benchmark in the segment. During the development work, high priority was placed on the reduction of CO2 emissions. All technologies were focused on reducing…

BMW’s New Flagship Sedan Is Packed With Stupidly Fancy Tech – Wired

Sunday, June 28, 2015

This BMW was not made with Millenials in mind. Any cheatsheet for communicating with the generation that now outnumbers baby boomers includes the fact that (thanks to Tinder) swiping right is a recognized gesture of approval. Swiping left means no thanks. BMW got it backward in the sixth-generation 7 Series, in which you wave your hand to the right to reject an incoming call. Then again, with a starting price…

BMW’s New Flagship Sedan Is Packed With Stupidly Fancy Tech – Wired

Sunday, June 28, 2015

This BMW was not made with Millenials in mind. Any cheatsheet for communicating with the generation that now outnumbers baby boomers includes the fact that (thanks to Tinder) swiping right is a recognized gesture of approval. Swiping left means no thanks. BMW got it backward in the sixth-generation 7 Series, in which you wave your hand to the right to reject an incoming call. Then again, with a starting price…

BMW’s New Flagship Sedan Is Packed With Stupidly Fancy Tech – Wired

Sunday, June 28, 2015

This BMW was not made with Millenials in mind. Any cheatsheet for communicating with the generation that now outnumbers baby boomers includes the fact that (thanks to Tinder) swiping right is a recognized gesture of approval. Swiping left means no thanks. BMW got it backward in the sixth-generation 7 Series, in which you wave your hand to the right to reject an incoming call. Then again, with a starting price…

BMW’s New Flagship Sedan Is Packed With Stupidly Fancy Tech – Wired

Sunday, June 28, 2015

This BMW was not made with Millenials in mind. Any cheatsheet for communicating with the generation that now outnumbers baby boomers includes the fact that (thanks to Tinder) swiping right is a recognized gesture of approval. Swiping left means no thanks. BMW got it backward in the sixth-generation 7 Series, in which you wave your hand to the right to reject an incoming call. Then again, with a starting price…

No, 2 self-driving cars didn’t have a “close call” on Silicon Valley streets … – Ars Technica

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Further Reading Google self-driving car gets rear-ended in 13th accident since 2009 1.8 million miles later, turns out Google self-driving cars seem pretty safe. A pair of self-driving cars from rival companies had a close call in Silicon Valley earlier this week, Reuters reported Thursday evening. According to John Absmeier, who is the head of Delphi’s local lab and was a passenger in his company’s prototype Audi Q5, a Google car suddenly…

BMW’s New Flagship Sedan Is Packed With Stupidly Fancy Tech – Wired

Sunday, June 28, 2015

This BMW was not made with Millenials in mind. Any cheatsheet for communicating with the generation that now outnumbers baby boomers includes the fact that (thanks to Tinder) swiping right is a recognized gesture of approval. Swiping left means no thanks. BMW got it backward in the sixth-generation 7 Series, in which you wave your hand to the right to reject an incoming call. Then again, with a starting price…

No, 2 self-driving cars didn’t have a “close call” on Silicon Valley streets … – Ars Technica

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Further Reading Google self-driving car gets rear-ended in 13th accident since 2009 1.8 million miles later, turns out Google self-driving cars seem pretty safe. A pair of self-driving cars from rival companies had a close call in Silicon Valley earlier this week, Reuters reported Thursday evening. According to John Absmeier, who is the head of Delphi’s local lab and was a passenger in his company’s prototype Audi Q5, a Google car suddenly…

No, 2 self-driving cars didn’t have a “close call” on Silicon Valley streets … – Ars Technica

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Further Reading Google self-driving car gets rear-ended in 13th accident since 2009 1.8 million miles later, turns out Google self-driving cars seem pretty safe. A pair of self-driving cars from rival companies had a close call in Silicon Valley earlier this week, Reuters reported Thursday evening. According to John Absmeier, who is the head of Delphi’s local lab and was a passenger in his company’s prototype Audi Q5, a Google car suddenly…

No, 2 self-driving cars didn’t have a “close call” on Silicon Valley streets … – Ars Technica

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Further Reading Google self-driving car gets rear-ended in 13th accident since 2009 1.8 million miles later, turns out Google self-driving cars seem pretty safe. A pair of self-driving cars from rival companies had a close call in Silicon Valley earlier this week, Reuters reported Thursday evening. According to John Absmeier, who is the head of Delphi’s local lab and was a passenger in his company’s prototype Audi Q5, a Google car suddenly…

Self-driving cars from rivals Google, Delphi in close call – CNNMoney

Friday, June 26, 2015

There are few drivers who haven’t experienced what it’s like to be cut off by another motorist who nearly causes an accident. Now, two autonomous-driving cars from competing companies have matched that common human experience. Of course, the self-driving cars weren’t able to give each other the finger after it happened. Auto parts maker Delphi says that its experimental self-driving car was on a street in Silicon Valley earlier this…

Ultimate-Level BMW Asshat Double Parks, Takes Bat To Pickup Truck – Jalopnik

Friday, June 26, 2015

It’s easy to think that the field of parking lot-inspired dickshittery is stagnating. What real innovations have you seen lately? Well, I’m happy to say that impressive work is still being done, as evidenced by this remarkable triumph of awful parking and juvenile vandalism, perpetrated by a self-absorbed jackass. It’s almost magical. The tale was related in a Bimmerforms post, and while we’ve sort of been steering clear of inter-forum…

The Morning Download: Massive Effort Underway to Secure Connected Cars – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Friday, June 26, 2015

To Build Up IT Currency, Focus on Customer Needs CIOs are well-positioned to lead their enterprises toward transformation, says Stephen Gillett, a former CIO at Starbucks Corp. and COO at Symantec Corp. By first endeavoring to understand business and customer needs, CIOs can boost IT’s reputation and earn a seat at the table for these transformation efforts.

Fines proposed for those who back cars into driveways – First Coast News

Friday, June 26, 2015

Jacksonville residents could soon face fines for backing their vehicles into their driveways.

Alabama Gov. Bentley says state must obey law following gay marriage ruling – AL.com

Friday, June 26, 2015

Gov. Robert Bentley urges calm amid emotional times in wake of gay marriage ruling. (Sharon Steinmann/ssteinmann@al.com)   The Alabama governor after speaking to a business group in suburban Birmingham urged calm amid strong emotions following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Friday legalizing same-sex marriage. “I agree with 81 percent of the people of Alabama who believe that marriage is between one man and one woman,” said Bentley, shortly after speaking…