Are Electric Cars the Future?
Even though we have little idea and there is a very long way to go, it is, nonetheless, tempting to think not too far into the future we will all be driving electric cars. The automotive industry must feel the same way since apparently there is $90 billion that has already been invested in electric cars. In the UK, the government has banned the sale of diesel and petrol cars by 2040 but there is a push to bring the time forward to 2030. In Norway, almost 30% of the cars sold yearly are petrol free. So, it is pretty obvious that a change is coming. When it comes to…
Going Green: 5 Things to Do Before Getting an Electric Vehicle
There are a number of vehicle choices on today’s market, from economy cars to hybrids and even fully electric vehicles. While fully electric vehicles are fantastic both for you and for the environment, it is not just as simple as buying a new car and driving it home. To really be prepared for a fully electric vehicle you need to take some important steps too. Some of those steps will depend on the brand and model of vehicle you are purchasing. Here are five things you need to do before you purchase an electric vehicle. Get a Home Charger Obviously if you are going to drive a fully electric vehicle,…
The Next Cybersecurity Weapon: Self-Driving Cars
A new report shows that the fastest growing crime in the world is cyber-crime. Commenting on the Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2017, Hiscox CEO Steve Langan said that in 2016 “cybercrime cost the global economy over $450 billion, over 2 billion personal records were stolen and in the U.S. alone over 100 million Americans had their medical records stolen,” reports CNBC.
Technology: Advances in The Background
When we consider the things that technology has helped improve, most people think of things such as the internet, electronics, and the media industry. Music is clearer, movies have better special effects, the internet is global and public, and there may come a time in the near future where cd and blu ray players are as obsolete as the 8-track player. However, there are some instances that technology has improved that most may not ever think about. Electric Cars I know what you are thinking. Everyone has heard of electric cars, but the technological boundaries of electric vehicles have far exceeded those with which they started with in the 1820s.…
Future Fuel Tech: What Will Power Tomorrow’s Cars?
While the fossil fuel industry has proved remarkably resilient at extending its dominance of the car fuel market, there are a few very good reasons to assume that - at some point - one or more of the alternative fuels under development and/or currently in use will make its mark. The problem in relying on a single fuel type to power the global economy is that the supply chain could be so easily interrupted. Then we’ll wish we had access to one of the following.
How To Become A More Eco-Friendly Driver
Cars are truly one of man’s greatest inventions, and having a vehicle will enhance your life in many ways. However, it’s not all about personal enjoyment. Many elements contribute to a driver’s enjoyment behind the wheel. Nowadays, though, there is an increased need to fulfil your responsibilities to Mother Nature. Car pollution is one of the biggest problems to the environment, so it’s imperative to make the necessary upgrades. If we all did our individual bit, the overall carbon footprint would be significantly decreased. There are various options to help you drive in a more eco-friendly manner. Here’s everything you need to know. Embrace Greener Cars Car technology has come…
Porsche Electric Cars – A Step Forward With The Mission E Concept
Fabulous car manufacturer Porsche is planning on revolutionizing the auto industry with its latest Mission E concept. By the end of 2020, Porsche will have a fully electric vehicle wandering the streets. The company behind the world’s most innovative and recognizable car designs in the world is stepping into the future at full speed. Earlier this December, Porsche announced that they’re on the verge of making the very first 100% electrically powered car. The official launch is scheduled by the end of 2020. The Mission E concept car The Mission E concept car project has just received a green light, and it looks like the company is aiming at changing…
How Automotive Technology Is Advancing at a Startling Rate
Everywhere we look nowadays, we see technology moving forward at an ever-increasing pace. It seems like new phones come out every other week, and technology that even science fiction authors wouldn't have dreamed of sixty years ago is now commonplace. Who would have thought that cars will someday drive themselves? Or that we would have drones flying around and monitoring everything we do?
How Porsche Is Gunning for Tesla With Its Electric Sports Car
Tesla is one of the most iconic names when it comes to electric cars, with its Model S being renowned for the technological innovations it incorporates. While electric vehicles were initially oriented towards being as power-efficient as possible, Tesla demonstrated that it’s possible to create a vehicle that’s both power-efficient and fast. With a brutal acceleration that allows it to challenge, and sometimes put to shame, some prestigious supercars, the Model S quickly became the most popular electric car out there, delivering just the perfect mix of usability and performance. However, it appears that supercars are ready to fight back, as Porsche just announced the Porsche Mission E – its…
5 Game-changing Automotive Technologies That Are on the Way
The automotive industry is an ever-changing one, with more powerful and breathtaking cars appearing every day, and while for a great deal of time the ultimate goal for the industry was to push the limits of mechanics and physics to the absolute limit, there is another segment that seems to have moved into the spotlight nowadays: technology.