News: Canoo Unveils World’s First Subscription-only EV

New Business Model for Electric Vehicles Canoo a new BEV startup revealed its products and strategy last week in Torrance, California, not far from Tesla’s Southern California operations.  The company intends to market a subscription-based compact minivan-sized BEV—or as Canoo descries its vehicle—an “Urban Loft on wheels,” starting in 2021. Two Canoos to view Founded in 2017 ... Read More...

Analysis: The Impact of Self-Driving Cars on Fuel Consumption

Changes Are Already Happening, But More Are Coming The future of automotive transportation is exciting. The rapid advancement of autonomous vehicle technologies means tomorrow’s public roads will be vastly different from today’s. What’s more, the vehicles that will occupy public streets will radically alter automotive transportation as we know it. When the topic of driverless cars is ... Read More...

Event: The Joy of Driving—Malibu Style

Short Drives to Get Acquainted with Hot, New Cars The MPG event had strong participation from carmakers Motor Press Guild (MPG), the Southern California trade association for automotive journalists, regularly brings together writers with automotive industry representatives. The most recent of these events was held in mid-September at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, high in the Santa Monica ... Read More...

Tech: 5 Innovative Technologies Coming Your Way In 2020

Saving Fuel; Saving Your Life Thinking of buying a car in 2020? Auto technology is ever-evolving. Automakers are continually making cars more fuel-efficient, more secure, more autonomous. The following are some of the innovative technologies to look for in new cars. 1.      Biometric Car Locking Systems Automakers are on the verge of implementing fingerprint sensors and ... Read More...