Want to Buy a Self-Driving Car? Big-Rig Trucks May Come First
Imagine you are driving on a highway late at night when a big-rig truck closes in behind you. You relax because it is keeping a safe distance and seems to be obeying the speed limit. Now imagine that truck is driving itself.
Despite Silicon Valley’s enthusiasm for self-driving cars, it could be years before there... Read More
Lego's 2,704-piece Porsche is not a toy
Lego's new Porsche 911 GT3 RS set is gorgeous, desirable and not a little bit scary — which sums up actual car quite well. Three years in the making, the intimidating set joins the Danish toymaker's Technic line, highly complex model kits whose parts number in the thousands.
Wayback Wednesday: Beetle overtakes Model T in sales
The Volkswagon Beetle, that ubiquitous car of the 1970's, overtook the Ford Model T in total sales on this day in 1972.
The 15,007,034th Beetle rolled off the assembly line in Germany making it the greatest selling automobile at the time. The Model T had held that record for nearly four decades by the time it was... Read More