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Gordon Murray Automotive T.50

Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 Supercar Breaks Cover

Gordon Murray Automotive has just offered supercar fans a first look at its T.50, heavily inspired by the similarly Murray-designed McLaren F1. Gordon Murray calls T.50, “the purest, lightest, most driver-focused supercar ever built”. The Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 is called such because it is Murray’s 50th car design, in his career of over 50 years. Rather than being a track focussed car, the T.50 is said to be practical and offer everyday usability along with a mental drive experience. Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 Supercar  is an ultra-light, mid-engined, all-carbon-fibre three-seater. GMA T.50 Engine The GMA T.50 is said to […]
Hyundai Bluelink

Hyundai Bluelink System Gets An Upgrade With New i30

Hyundai Motor is upgrading its Bluelink connected car services technology with a range of new features to enhance the driving experiences of Hyundai customers. The new i30 will be the company’s first model to be equipped with the upgraded Bluelink. Hyundai’s state-of-the-art Bluelink combines intelligent automotive and IT technologies in order to provide greater comfort, safety and convenience for drivers. In addition to a refined user interface, the upgraded Bluelink offers a range of new benefits and services for Hyundai customers, including Connected Routing, Last Mile Navigation and live parking information, and a new user profile feature. “Following the successful […]
Harley-Davidson V-Twin Engine

Harley-Davidson V-Twin Engine With VVT Under Work

Harley-Davidson may be getting ready for its future models with new technology. And this time, it’s for a new v-twin engine which will use variable valve timing (VVT), as well as a modular engine balancer. Latest patent images show how that the new v-twin engine will be different from existing Harley-Davidson engines, and how the VVT system works in tandem with the modular balancer. The new v-twin will likely offer higher revs and more refinement, along with more performance and better emissions, to meet the latest regulations. While Harley-Davidson may have been in the news lately for all the wrong […]
Land Rover Contactless TouchScreen

Land Rover Contactless Touchscreen Technology To Tackle COVID-19

Considering the new normal, i.e., social distancing and self protection “contactless” has become a static, especially in the automobile industry. Focusing on the new normal Jaguar Land rovers has developed a new patented technology : a Land Rover Contactless Touchscreen. This technology is known as “predictive technology” has been developed with the collaboration of engineers from the Cambridge University. JLR plans on two targets with one arrow as this technology will not just reduce the spread of bacteria and viruses but also the amount of time driver spend on using the screen. This technology uses artificial intelligence and sensors to […]
Rivian EV

Rivian Raises Another $2.5 Billion For EV

Rivian, the EV startup that plans to launch three vehicles next year, said it secured another $2.5 billion in investments led by financier T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. The company’s latest investors include Soros Fund Management LLC, Coatue, Fidelity Management and Research Company and Baron Capital Group. Existing shareholders Amazon and Blackrock increased their investments, Rivian said in a statement Friday. Rivian is spending about $750 million to overhaul the plant it bought in Normal, Ill., from Mitsubishi Motors. And it is in the process of relocating most of its product development and engineering teams from Plymouth, Mich., to Irvine, Calif., […]
kawasaki

Kawasaki Supercharged Two-Stroke Engine Patent Revealed

With ever-tightening global engine emissions regulations, creating a cleaner-burning engine that doesn’t lose out on power is a motorcycle designer’s most important quest. From hybrids to superchargers, two-strokes to four-strokes, anything, it seems, is fair game to try out in the quest for environmentally friendly performance. More often than not, engineers will look at combining one piece of ground-breaking tech alongside a conventional engine design, to help push the performance to an acceptable level. Never though, have we seen one engine design that pretty much uses them all – until today. This patent from the JPO shows a revolution in […]
Skoda Octavia RS

Skoda Octavia RS Petrol & Diesel Variant Unveiled

Skoda has completed the fourth-gen Octavia RS line-up by adding petrol and diesel versions to the range. The Czech carmaker had debuted the latest iteration of the Octavia RS earlier this year with a plug-in hybrid variant. As before, the performance focused Octavia continues to be offered in sedan as well as the estate body styles. Here is a closer look at the souped-up model series. The performance-oriented Octavias come fitted with a progressive steering system as standard and also an RS sports suspension which results in a 15mm lower ride height in the non-electrified models. Skoda is also offering an […]
iMT

Hyundai Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) Explained

Hyundai Motors India Limited(HMIL) announced a new transmission option for its subcompact vehicle, the Venue. This new transmission is the Intelligent Manual Transmission or iMT. Yes, now the Venue will be offered in a new gearbox option with the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine. We were expecting to see the new transmission option will be coming with Kia Sonet which was introduced at the Auto Expo 2020, launched scheduled later this year. But unexpectedly Hyundai has snatched the initiative from the sister company Kia. Hyundai will now launch the Venue equipped with the iMT in the month of July 2020. Now […]
2020 Triumph Tiger 900

2020 Triumph Tiger 900: Variants Explained

Triumph Motorcycles has launched the 2020 Triumph Tiger 900, the middleweight adventure bike which will replace the Triumph Tiger 800. In India, three variants of the Tiger 900 are offered on sale, the Tiger 900 GT, priced at ₹ 13.70 lakh (Ex-showroom,), the Tiger 900 Rally, priced at ₹ 14.35 lakh (Ex-showroom), and the top-spec Tiger 900 Rally Pro, priced at ₹ 15.50 lakh (Ex-showroom). Like the outgoing Tiger 800 range, the new Tiger 900 is also available in two broad families, a road-oriented model with cast alloy wheels with a 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheel, and a more […]

Amitabh Bachchan May Soon Lend His Voice To Google Maps.

Once rejected by All India Radio for his husky tone, Amitabh Bachchan is now the voice preferred by many -Google Maps has approached Big B to lend his voice -New York-based entertainer, Karen Jacobsen lends his voice currently The deep husky voice of our very own Amitabh Bachchan will soon be heard in Google Maps navigating you through the hustle-bustle of Mumbai (of course after the new pandemic of COVID-19 is over). According to a report in Mid-Day, the superstar was approached by Google to lend his voice for GoogleMap’s voice and navigation. A source according to the publication has […]
BMW Group

BMW PLANS TO INVEST ON FUTURE-ORIENTED TECHNOLOGIES

The BMW Group is embracing the transformation of the automotive industry with great confidence and investing heavily in research and development with a view to shaping the mobility of the future for the benefit of its customers. In the context of the spread of coronavirus, the Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Oliver Zipse, pointed out in Munich on Wednesday: “Solidarity and responsible action are called for. In our society it is the duty of the strong to protect the weak. The BMW Group therefore fully supports the measures aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus.” The BMW […]
Bajaj Pulsar NS160

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Specifications Leaked

Bajaj Auto has been constantly upgrading its line-up from BS4 to BS6. But as we have seen the trend for two-wheelers, the output tends to drop with BS6 engine. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 surprises us by giving more powerful output than BS4 iteration. The leaked document points out that the 2020 BS6 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 makes 17 bhp at 9,000 rpm instead of the 15.5 bhp at 8,500 rpm on the BS4 model. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is the most powerful motorcycle in its segment which also includes the Suzuki Gixxer 155, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V and the Yamaha FZ-S along with […]
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