Toyota Has A Solution For Accidentally Mixing Up Pedals

The company aims to retrofit the feature to older vehicles at a low price. On July 5, Japan’s Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism Ministry asked Toyota and seven other major automakers to make a solution for accidents caused by misapplication of the accelerator. According to local police data, 149 fatal accidents

Ford’s 7.3-Liter ‘Godzilla’ Gas Engine Delivers 430 Horsepower & Packs Monster Potential

Ground Pounder In a world filled with overhead cams and electrified powertrains, the revelation that Ford would produce an all-new pushrod engine stoked the flames of passion amongst Blue Oval loyalists. Not only would this V8 sport the familiar valvetrain architecture, it would clock in a 7.3 liters of displacement.

Epic Toyota Land Cruiser With Portal Axles Is Ready To Go Anywhere

The one-off LC79 Supertourer from Australian-based PCOR looks unstoppable. We love Australia. The country is big, the engines are big, the burnouts are positively epic, and when it comes to overlanding, the off-roaders aren’t just showpieces on big tires. Patriot Campers Off Road (PCOR for short) is well acquainted with

Hyundai making rear-seat reminder standard on most models by 2022

Nearly every Hyundai on sale by 2022 will feature rear-seat reminder technology, the automaker announced Wednesday. The technology is designed to remind drivers to check for children, pets, or other items in the rear seats before exiting the car. The brand’s technology, called Rear Occupant Alert, works by displaying a

V2X Tech on Talking and Listening Cars Could Make Cities and Roads Safer, Ford Says

Executive Director of Ford Connected Vehicle Platform and Product, Don Butler, announced this week the automaker’s firm intentions of deploying cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology in all of its new vehicle models in the U.S. starting in 2022. The auto and tech industries have been increasingly curious about connected vehicle and

Audi, Ford, and Ducati Demonstrate Car-to-Bike Communication Tech at CES 2019

We’ve heard a little bit in the past about V2V technology being applied to motorcycles and now another step has been made in that direction thanks to a partnership between Audi, Ford, Ducati, and tech firm Qualcomm. The result of this partnership is ConVeX (Connected Vehicle to Everything) or C-V2X

2020 Corvette Stingray Won't Get A Manual Gearbox

The Corvette Chief Engineer says “it’s a dying business.” Though it may not come as a surprise, Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juechter confirmed to Motor Authority  what most already saw coming: the 2020 Corvette Stingray will not be getting a manual gearbox option. When asked about the likelihood of a row-your-own

GM's Cruise Automation Launches Autonomous Food Delivery Program

General Motors’ Cruise Automation is partnering with DoorDash on a food delivery service using self-driving cars. The service will operate in San Francisco, and only in the areas of the city where Cruise’s prototype self-driving cars already roam. The pilot program will begin in March, according to a DoorDash blog

Check Out The First Hennessey Goliath 6×6 Truck In Action

If you have $375,000 and a desire to rule your neighborhood, Hennessey has you covered. It was a little under a year ago when we first learned about this monster pickup from Hennessey called Goliath. Based on the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Trail Boss, the truck obviously has a few minor