|VOLKSWAGEN SCOOPS MULTIPLE WINS IN CARBUYER TECH AWARDS|
|◾Passat named 'Tech Car of the Year over £25,000'
◾Category victories in 'Best Connectivity' and 'Best Sat-Nav'
◾Golf's Dynaudio system named 'Best in-car audio' in under £25,000 class
Volkswagen is celebrating a raft of awards for its class-leading in-car technology in the inaugural Car Tech Awards presented by automotive consumer site and magazine Carbuyer in association with sister technology website Alphr.com.
Dennis Publishing's Carbuyer and Alphr.com joined forces to develop the ne...[Read more...]|
|SUBARU EYESIGHT HIGHLY COMMENDED FOR SAFETY INNOVATION|
|Subaru's EyeSight collision avoidance technology has been singled out for praise in the inaugural Car Tech Awards established by expert automotive and technology reviewers from Carbuyer and Alphr. The awards judges gave the safety system on the Subaru Outback a 'Highly Commended' accolade in the 'Best Safety Innovation - over £25,000' category.
EyeSight is a camera-based driver assistance system that acts as a 'second pair of eyes' for drivers, employing stereo camera technology to monitor th...[Read more...]|
|THE McLAREN F1|
|FOR THE DRIVER VITALLY – AS IN ONE OF McLAREN'S WORLD CHAMPION RACING CARS – DRIVER AND VEHICLE BECOME ENTIRELY AS ONE
The primary design consideration for the McLaren F1 has been to make it without reserve 'a driver's car', an extremely high-performance design which advances all conventional boundaries. It combines Formula 1 racing car dynamics with genuine Grand Touring capabilities. ▪ Beginning with its radical and entirely innovative one-plus-two seating configuration, the McLaren...[Read more...]|
|THE McLAREN 675LT: POWER. A BEAUTIFUL THING|
|◾Light weight, optimised aerodynamics, increased power, track-focused dynamics and driver engagement – all characteristics of a McLaren 'Longtail'
◾0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.9 seconds; 0-200 km/h (124 mph) in 7.9 seconds; top speed of 330km/h (205 mph)
◾100kg weight saving makes the 675LT the lightest in its class, and gives a power-to-weight ratio of 549PS per tonne
◾Stripped out, driver focused interior hints at the performance of the most track-focused, yet road legal, McLaren series produc...[Read more...]|
|GARMIN® PROVIDES NAVIGATION WITH 3D CITY MODELS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ CONCEPT CAR AT IAA 2013|
| ||OLATHE, Kan./September 12, 2013/Business Wire — Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a customized in-dash navigation system for the Mercedes-Benz Concept S-Class Coupé that will be showcased at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt (September 12-22, 2013). The Garmin navigation solution features advanced 3D city models, including navigable roads, parks, rivers, and textured buildings. Garmin ...[Read more...]|