A press release has announced the partnership of BlackBerry Limited with LG Electronics Inc. for a major new project. The aforementioned brands are recognisable for their consumer grade electronic products. However, the new project that is being spearheaded by the two companies will encompass the automobile industry, namely self-driven (autonomous) cars.
Historically, LG and BlackBerry were popular smartphone brands. The companies were critically acclaimed worldwide for their handsets, including India. The onset of the smartphones industries tech race had rendered BlackBerry and its business-centric devices obsolete. LG faired much better in comparison but has also [...]
Micromax co founder, Rahul Sharma’s independent venture Revolt Motors, has unveiled its first electric bike, the RV 400 in India which is targetted towards the youth. The pre bookings for the newly launched EV will commence on the 25th of June 2019. Interested users can book the bike from the company’s website or Amazon.in at a price of Rs 1000.Revolt RV 400 Design and Features
The Revolt RV 400 has a familiar design owing to the fact that certain elements are inspired from popular motorcycles already available in the country including the Yamaha FZ and KTM Duke. The EV features 8 spoke wheels on both the front and rear. One notable feature of the EV is customisable [...]
As the awareness regarding environmental concerns increases, companies across the world are looking to adopt clean energy. Italian supercar manufacturer, Ferrari has adopted the best of both worlds in its latest supercar, which is the SF90 Stradale. The supercar is referred to as hybrid due to the fact it packs a 4-liter 769-horsepower Turbo V8 engine alongside three electric motors which have a combined output of 162 kW or 217 HP. The company claims while both the power sources function simultaneously, the SF90 can achieve a speed of 100 km/h in a mere 2.5 seconds.
The supercar sports a torque-vectoring AWD (All Wheel Drive) system and an eight-gear dual-clutch [...]
Chinese conglomerate, Xiaomi knows no boundaries in terms of the products they develop and offer. They are recognised globally for their smartphones that offer praiseworthy value. Additionally, it invests resources in other promising companies which results in bilateral benefits. To test the viability of new products, in an unconventional manner, Xiaomi offers them on crowdfunding platforms which when successfully accomplished are followed by deliveries. One significant product currently on offer from the company is the Himo T1, which is an electric urban mobility scooter.Himo T1 Looks and Features
The Himo T1 from Xiaomi has a unique look with an exposed metal tube frame [...]
German automobile maker Porsche, known for its sports cars, has launched the 911 Carrera S and the 911 Carrera S Cabriolet in India. The vehicles have a new, more powerful six-cylinder petrol engines which deliver significant upgrades over their predecessor. The cars are available for pre-booking in the country starting today.New Features
The biggest change in the new Porsche 911 as mentioned above includes a new engine. The turbocharged flat-six engine of the Carrera S and Carrera S Cabriolet produce an astounding 450 horsepower. Notably, this is an increase of 30 hp when compared to their previous generations. The 911 Carrera S takes 3.7 seconds to reach from the [...]
After much hype and speculation, reputed electric carmaker Tesla has launched the Model Y, its newest electric Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) on the 14th of March. It is the fifth car ever launched from the company and is only the second mass-market electric vehicle by the company since it was founded in the year 2003. The first one being the Tesla Model 3 which was introduced in the year 2017. Tesla Model Y was launched at the company’s design studio in Los Angeles, USA.Tesla Model Y: Design & Safety
The Tesla Model Y is the second SUV from the company, the first one, Tesla Model X was launched in the year 2015. The car shares many of its characteristics [...]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced on Twitter that the long-awaited electric Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) from the company, the Model Y will be unveiled on March 14. The event will take place at the company’s design studio in Los Angeles, USA. Notably, the Model Y will be the fifth car the company will launch since it was founded in the year 2003.Tesla Model Y
Model Y unveil event on March 14 at LA Design Studio— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 3, 2019
The upcoming Tesla Model Y SUV will be the second one the company has ever made, the first one being the Model X which was unveiled in the year 2015. Model Y is expected to be an [...]
When Tesla introduced the Model 3 in 2016, it was touted to be the most economical car the company had ever made. In the beginning, the vehicle was said to start at the US $35,000 price tag, which hasn’t been achieved since. Regardless of the pricing, the car was still the lowest-costing Tesla available. Because of the company’s reputation and the recent production increase, the Tesla Model 3 was the world’s best selling Electric Vehicle (EV) in the year 2018.The Rising Demand For Electric Vehicles
According to a data firm, Tesla sold about 138,000 Model 3’s last year. This is higher than the Nissan Leaf (85,000) and BAIC’s [...]
Electronic car maker Tesla has been a driving force in the growth of the sales of electric cars. The company has introduced several futuristic features in their vehicles which have been really popular among buyers. Its CEO Elon Musk promised a while ago that a fully self-driving Tesla will be released by the year 2020. In a surprising move, the senior executive confirmed that the company will indeed be releasing the promised feature by the end of the year 2019.Tesla & Self Driving Technology
Tesla cars are renowned for their Autopilot feature which makes use of several cameras and sensors present on the exterior of the vehicle. The feature, when used makes the car a [...]
Within a day of General Motor’s announcement stating Cadillac would become General Motors’ “lead electric vehicle brand,” Cadillac has teased images of its first electric vehicle. Almost every luxury car manufacturer is entering the electric vehicle market. The year 2019 will be a great year for both environmentalists as well as car lovers, except for Jeremy Clarkson we suppose! Porsche Taycan, BMW i3, Tesla Model 3, Mercedes EQC and more are cars to look forward to this year. Cadillac’s new car is another step in the right direction it seems.
The image is a render of what the car will look like and it looks extremely [...]
Technology and Automobiles have been inseparable partners since the inception of automotive technology. In 2019, these two will be further integrated to create some amazing and very useful features that will make the driving experience much smoother.On Steering Fingerprint Sensor
Hyundai has announced that their SUV Santa Fe will receive a fingerprint sensor that will not only unlock their cars but also start them. There will be fingerprint scanners on the exterior door handle as well as the start button. There are immense possibilities of different use cases. A car that is driven by multiple people in a household can be configured according to the fingerprint. [...]
Technology as we know it always moves forward but in one single case, humankind moved back. We are of course talking about supersonic travel. After a 30 year run, the famous (or infamous) Concorde was retired in 2003 and with that the hopes and dreams of supersonic passenger air travel was parked indefinitely.
But in the recent past, many companies have rekindled that dream and have started working on making supersonic jets that can ferry passengers at or above the speed of sound! While many companies have started to work on this, Boom Technology has shown the most promise in terms of creating a mainstream supersonic airliner, which is practical, reliable, and [...]