Nope, this isn't about the anthropomorphic cars in the Golden Globe-winning animated film. Neither is this about David Hasselhoff's TV ride in the 80s. This is about real cars, Cadillacs, Camrys and Accords.
Well, they're not really talking. It's just that automakers such as General Motors are currently developing systems that allow cars to electronically communicate with each other and essentially avoid collisions. Forbes Autos has more:
Countless vehicular accidents have been caused by drunk drivers. Every year, thousands of people from all over the world are disfigured or killed by these irresponsible drivers, and stricter drunk driving laws seem to be having little or no no effect at all.
Now Japanese car maker Toyota is trying to do something about it, with its work on a fail-safe system for cars that detects drunken drivers and automatically shuts car engines down. USA Today tells us how it's supposed to work:
Lamborghinis have always been eye candy for many supercar enthusiasts. From the Countach to the Diablo, the Italian car maker has always managed to dazzle us with new car designs that are nothing less than major feats of engineering.
At the LA Auto Show last week, Lamborghini has introduced the Murciélago LP640 Roadster, another supercar that's sure to catch our fancy. More details on this latest Lamborghini engineering marvel from The Car Connection:
With a proven top speed of over 250 mph, the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 is currently the fastest street-legal production car in the world.
But once British car maker Bristol finally commences production of its supercar, the Fighter T, the Veyron will soon find itself eating the Bristol supercar's dust, that is, if press surrounding the car are true.
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At the height of Communist rule in Russia, the only cars that worked Moscow's streets were probably the Zil limousines for Party officials and a handful of cheap but privately owned cars. But with the demise of Communism, many Russians have struck it rich, some of them through oil. With their newfound wealth, many have turned to splurging on luxury cars, making them a common sight in the streets of the Russian capital.
Ever since protecting Mother Nature has become such a big thing, carmakers have been coming up with "green" cars, cars that don't do as much harm to the environment as conventional cars. Mercedes-Benz is one step ahead of this game, by coming up with the "Recy", a concept car it touts to be 100% recyclable.