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No traffic jams, no collisions, no driver fatigue! Wait a minute: that was a prediction from 1956, where “electronic devices” embedded in the road would control traffic. And cars would be powered by electricity, look like Cadillacs or Imperials, and have bubble roofs.

Autonomous Cars of the Future

No traffic jams, no collisions, no driver fatigue! Wait a minute: that was a prediction from 1956, where “electronic devices” embedded in the road would control traffic. And cars would be powered by electricity, look like Cadillacs or Imperials, and have bubble roofs. Tags: apple, audi, autonomous, cadillac, driverless, Ford, google, mercedes-benz, nhtsa, nissan, rinspeed,…

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The wonderful world of concept cars is filled with fanciful, cutting edge and forward-thinking designs, and these are the concepts that prefaced leaps in automotive design and technology, and some that are just plain cool.

25 Greatest Concept Cars of All Time

The wonderful world of concept cars is filled with fanciful, cutting edge and forward-thinking designs, and these are the concepts that prefaced leaps in automotive design and technology, and some that are just plain cool. Tags: alfa romeo, bmw, buick, cadillac, chevrolet, concept, concept vehicles, Dodge, ferrari, Ford, general motors, GM, hybrid, jeep, Lamborghini, lancia,…

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When it comes to best-selling vehicles, most people should be reasonably aware of Canadians’ preference for the Honda Civic and Ford F-Series. Even our neighbours to the south share the big Ford’s appreciation, but car-wise, prefer the larger Toyota Camry. But what about the hundreds of other countries around the world? Some should be familiar, others probably not. Rather than go through every single one, we’ve pared the list down to best-selling cars in 25 countries to get you started. A huge thanks to Matt Gasnier’s BestSellingCarsBlog.com for the sales figures.

Best-Selling Cars from Around the World in 2014

When it comes to best-selling vehicles, most people should be reasonably aware of Canadians’ preference for the Honda Civic and Ford F-Series. Even our neighbours to the south share the big Ford’s appreciation, but car-wise, prefer the larger Toyota Camry. But what about the hundreds of other countries around the world? Some should be familiar,…

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Today, a few machines go above and beyond to deliver a driving atmosphere that does just that: whether it’s by way of ultra-modern design, futuristic features or advanced interfaces. Here’s a closer look at some of our favourite rides with cabins that were once the stuff of science fiction. They might not be quite as slick as this 2006 Saab Aero X concept, but let’s see how close we’re getting.

The Best Futuristic Automotive Interiors

Owning an actual spaceship is a ridiculous idea. Largely, that’s because spaceships are difficult to park, conspicuous, and prohibitively pricey to fuel and insure. Plus, full-throttle operation vaporizes anything within a half-mile radius, and all of your fellow motorists will know you’re a great big geek. Tags: audi, bmw, cadillac, chrysler, design, kia, lincoln, porsche,…

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Sweet mother of Ayrton Senna, here’s the production NSX, finally revealed. Three separate electric motors (one on the drivetrain and two up front) combine with a twin-turbocharged, longitudinally mounted V6 for a total power output that Acura claims is “North of 550 hp.” Helloooo.

2015 North American International Auto Show Highlights: Day 1

Article and photos by Brendan McAleer and Mark Stevenson, additional photos courtesy of the manufacturers Sure, January 1 was two weeks ago, but when you’re talking about cars, it’s the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that marks the beginning of a new year. Running now through to January 25, this is the show…

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