Sony and Volkswagen worked together to create the TDI Vision GT Concept, and then decided to build a real world version of of their digital creation
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Toyota dropped a bright red, Supra-sized bomb onto the stage at this year’s Detroit Auto Show- immediately stealing the show from Ford’s big F-150 reveal and turning everyone’s focus to the next Tokyo Auto Salon and talk of a new Supra.
The traditional model of conventional automakers is being turned on its head by upstarts like Tesla Motors and tech companies like Google. The world is changing at a rapid pace, and unlikely allies are forming in between the automotive sector and other industries. One day you could end up in a self-driving Ford Taurus by IKEA.
You know TommyKaira from your Playstation – but it’s real, and their new electric sportscar with a former Sony President at the helm. The car, itself, promises stunning performance from its 305 hp, 300 lb-ft electric motor, which pushes it to a quick 0-60 time in just over 3.9 seconds.
The next installment of Sony’s GT series will include several new EVs and hybrids! You can check out the big Tesla’s Gran Turismo debut in the GT6 trailer, here. How competitive the Model S will be in the game should be pretty predictable.
A few days ago, I said something about making sweet love to Acura’s NSX while everyone else at the auto show was paying attention to Hyundai’s new Elantra coupe (note: I actually yawned while typing the words “Hyundai’s new Elantra coupe”). The NSX, with its curves and stance and its promise of blistering trackday performance, […]
Cycling is a huge part of urban life already, and – as gas prices climb and the desire to be more ecologically responsible becomes more mainstream – it is becoming an even huger part. Even major automakers are starting to push out electric bicycles! It’s understandable, then, that as bikes and cyclists are enjoying something […]
The Japanese company Sony is attempting to break into the market providing batteries for electric cars. Sony already produces batteries – although they’re for somewhat smaller devices. Sony apparently made the decision assuming that a large percentage of the market will soon consist of electric car batteries. It is not yet clear whether Sony has […]