Electric cars run using electric motors powered by electrochemical cells; these cars use built-in battery packs. Thus, they run on electricity, rather than on conventional sources of energy like petroleum and gasoline. These cars have become increasingly popular in recent years. Read more
Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft have become prevalent among riders in all age groups, but specifically among millennials. Instead of only using them to pick them up from a night out on the town, many are using these companies to get them to and from work, doctor appointments, and other daily activities. Read more
The 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, made headlines everywhere during his campaign in proposing to build a wall between Mexico and the United States. Now that he’s been elected, there has been increased discussion about the wall and the proposed import tax from Mexico to offset the American cost.
If the U.S. Congress approves the proposal on Mexican imports, this would have a significant economic impact directly on the United States consumers, specifically on the auto industry, as there are quite a number of goods we import from Mexico that are used in building cars and electronics.
We may not hear about it every day, but it’s astounding just how prevalent this type of accident is. In the U.S. alone, at least 50 children a week are victims of backover incidents, with approximately 48 requiring emergency room treatment for their injuries and two suffering fatal injuries. These accidents result in about 13,000 injuries and more than 200 fatalities a year.
GMC outdid themselves this time; they just took style to a higher level with the all-new 2018 Terrain compact SUV. The 2018 terrain is a new and improved replacement for the original Terrain. By paying attention to detail, GMC came out with a car that is redesigned with a touch of new technological sophistication and features that will make the vehicle relevant in the decades to come.
Technological development often takes us in directions we wouldn’t expect, and it’s no more surprising anywhere than in the unexpected correlation between Bitcoin and the manufacture of automobiles. Blockchain technology, the underlying technology that runs the crypto-currency Bitcoin, is about to revolutionize the automobile industry; namely the autonomous vehicle arm of the auto industry.
How well do you know your car? No one likes to think about the worst-case scenario of either an accident or a vehicle break-down on the road. Taking simple precautions now can go a long way in helping to avoid accidents and costly repairs in the long run.
The basic premise of 3D printing involves a process in which a person creates a physical object from a given three-dimensional digital model. Its wide application has changed the way we design, create, and ultimately use parts. Although 3D printing has found a purpose in several different markets, nowhere is its use more profound than in the automotive industry. In fact, it’s said that 3D printing will completely revolutionize the auto industry in the next decade or so! But why is that? What makes 3D printing so beneficial to auto manufacturers and aftermarket companies? Well, as it turns out, a number of things, which we will discuss below:
Have you heard of General Motors’ new service called BOOK? BOOK is a car subscription service that enables users to pay for access to any type of Cadillac vehicle any time they want.
With BOOK, users pay $1,500 per month with an additional onetime initiate fee of $500 paid upfront. Industry experts have compared it to a Netflix subscription, but the only current options are for Cadillac vehicles, ranging from an Escalade to a CTS-V. Subscribers can swap vehicles up to 18 times per year through their app. Once a driver has selected the vehicle of their choice, it is delivered by a concierge service.