Continental Tech for Easier Riding

By: Gary S. Vasilash - December 09, 2016 at 6:08 AM

One of the more usual navigation apps is Waze, as in addition to the basic mapping/routing function, it provides information about the route—traffic jams, accidents, etc.—that is captured in real-time from the Wazers who are using the app.

Warhol and Cadillac

By: Gary S. Vasilash - December 08, 2016 at 6:30 AM

This is a 1962 Cadillac Eldorado: The relevance of this car goes to some of the work of Andy Warhol, the American artist and celebrity and oddity who died in 1987.

2017 Audi Q7 3.0T quattro tiptronic

By: Gary S. Vasilash - December 07, 2016 at 6:28 AM

Here’s something important to know about the 2017 Audi Q7 as it is a vehicle that seats seven and, consequently, is likely to carry passengers: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded it with the Top Safety Pick+ designation, which is the highest possible rating from IIHS for 2016.

Beer, Data & Big Rigs

By: Gary S. Vasilash - December 06, 2016 at 6:02 AM

A few weeks ago, a self-driving semi carrying 50,000 cans of Budweiser traveled 100 miles, from a weight station in Fort Collins, Colorado, to a depot in Colorado Springs.

2016 Audi TTS

By: Gary S. Vasilash - December 02, 2016 at 6:10 AM

Dieter Rams is a German industrial designer who is well known in the design community for his 10 principles of good design.


By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 29, 2016 at 5:24 AM

Another data point pointing to the interest in China for SUVs—as well as for advanced technology vehicles—is the announcement by GKN Driveline that it is supplying its electric axle drive system, which it calls “eAxle,” for deployment in a plug-in hybrid version of the BMW X1 for the Chinese market.

Bosch and ABS for Bikes

- November 28, 2016 at 5:56 AM

When it comes to motorcycles, the U.S. is far from being the dominant producer.

The Chinese Love SUVs

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 24, 2016 at 5:09 AM

On the occasion of the 2016 Guangzhou Motor Show, which runs through November 27, Namrita Chow, a principal analyst at IHS Markit, provided some insight into where the Chinese auto market is, and where it is going.