Posts tagged with ‘cars

Your Mazda 6 infested with spiders? It’s more likely than you think.

Most car recalls are for straightforward mechanical issues, but if you’ve got a Mazda 6 and you’ve been wondering why your car is infected with spiders, it’s not where you park— there’a slight defect in some Mazdas that allows a certain type of gasoline loving spider into the car so they can get their little rocks off huffing your fuel and jamming up your lines.

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Apple rolls out details on CarPlay, the in-car version of iOS

Last year, Apple announced iOS for cars, and this week, they unveiled more details on the system, now called CarPlay. It’s a highly simplified version of iOS with things like Messages, Maps and music controlled in large part by Siri. The OS doesn’t completely take over a car’s info screen, but works in tandem with auto manyfacturer’s own information system. Have your texts or emails read aloud, find music, get directions and navigate through third party apps like Spotify with your voice.

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Former F1 driver Riccardo Patrese takes his wife out for a drive

This is more than likely a repeat from several years ago. However, this video always cracks me up, so it’s worth reposting.

Renault KWID Concept car has its own drone, in case you need that sort of thing

The small flying camera emerges out of the roof and, in automatic mode, hovers above the car offering a bird’s-eye-view of your surroundings, while displaying the images on the all-electric CUV’s touchscreen. In manual mode, Renault claims you can control the drone from within the car, making it perfect for checking out hot girls jogging without having to crane your neck around.

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US Department of Transportation will require car-to-car communication to prevent crashes

Smart communication between cars isn’t just a novel concept that may or may not happen sometimes in the next decade— if the US Department of Transportation gets their way, requiring cars to talk to each other will be law by 2017. The idea is that by requiring all cars to be able to communicate with each other, it will prevent accidents and save lives by having your car be an extra set of eyes to see hazards you might miss.

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Equus is America’s new king of the muscle cars, and it will only set you back $250k

These days, your choice of new American muscle cars is pretty much limited to the companies like Ford and Chevy that have been doing it forever. But Equus, based out of suburban Detroit, thought they could do better, by bringing modern technology and European-style hand crafted beauty to muscle cars with the Equus Bass770, a 640hp fastback that’s every inch an homage to late 60s and 70s American muscle car beauty. And sexy bitch will only set you back a quarter of a million dollars.

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Gigantic Amazon package shows up in Madison, Wisconsin, turns out it’s a Nissan
Earlier this week, the above photo was snapped by a Wisconsin redditor and the internet  quickly began to speculate whether it was real, and if so, what might be inside? As is turns out, it is real, and inside is a 2014 Nissan Versa Note. And it’s being delivered inside a gigantic Amazon box because it’s part of a promotion between Amazon and Nissan from last year that let a few lucky people order their new Nissan from the online retailer. Amazon has teased the possibility of being able to order cars before, but does something like that qualify for Amazon Prime?
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Gigantic Amazon package shows up in Madison, Wisconsin, turns out it’s a Nissan

Earlier this week, the above photo was snapped by a Wisconsin redditor and the internet quickly began to speculate whether it was real, and if so, what might be inside? As is turns out, it is real, and inside is a 2014 Nissan Versa Note. And it’s being delivered inside a gigantic Amazon box because it’s part of a promotion between Amazon and Nissan from last year that let a few lucky people order their new Nissan from the online retailer. Amazon has teased the possibility of being able to order cars before, but does something like that qualify for Amazon Prime?

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Canadians build a working pickup truck out of solid ice, because they can. Because they can.

Specifically, Canadian Tire, which made a working heavy pickup out of 11,000 pounds of solid ice over a bare truck chassis just to show off the reliability of their batteries. Canada, you fly under the radar most of the time, and then you catch the world’s attention and just knock it out of the park.

How to cook your holiday turkey using a $490,000 Lamborghini Aventador

You know? That brand new Lamborghini Aventador that was under your tree this morning? Weird thing… you can cook a bird with it.

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Nissan buys 1996 Maxima from guy after he creates an epic video ad trying to sell it

If you want to sell an old clunker, you can’t do any better than this filmmaker from Orlando that made a video ad so awesome for his 1996 Nissan Maxima, Nissan offered to buy the car from him.

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Amazing life sized Lego car only goes 20mph, but it’s way cooler then your car

This isn’t just any old Lego car, it’s not even just a life-sized Lego car; it’s a fully functional, air-powered, full-sized Lego car.

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Check out the trailer for the recently released Car Mechanic Simulator 2014

You might snicker at first, but then when it hits you.. when you think about it… this game may be the best damn investment you ever make, especially if you know nothing about cars, this PC sim might be a good place to start before you destroy your own engine.









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