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US: hot new cars for a scorching summer

US: hot new cars for a scorching summer

The summer driving season is in full swing and the blazing sales pace of the US auto industry seems eternal. But this is also the time for new rides to be taken off the dealer lots at great prices. With sales jumping each month and the seasonally adjusted annual rate […]

Is America’s working horse a true luxury ride?

Is America’s working horse a true luxury ride?

The lines between automotive segments have been blurred beyond recognition in recent years, and this statement is especially true when it comes to luxury and mass-market models. Just think about these two examples: Europe’s second largest automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen a few years ago launched the Citroen DS – a […]

[VIDEO] Porsche 918 Spyder – onboard ride

[VIDEO] Porsche 918 Spyder – onboard ride

A new video with the Porsche 918 Spyder is giving us an onboard ride in the impressive hybrid supercar. Despite being introduced more than a year ago in its final production form, almost every appearance of the Porsche 918 Spyder, or its two main rivals, the Ferrari LaFerrari and the […]

Uber hit with numerous worldwide difficulties

Uber hit with numerous worldwide difficulties

Uber Technologies Inc. – at the forefront of the next-generation car-sharing services – is hitting a global snag, with a mounting pileup of regulatory and legal issues that almost exploded this week. The provider of the world-famous mobile application that allows users to summon a car to share a ride […]

Ebola-positive New York doctor hitched a ride with Uber

Ebola-positive New York doctor hitched a ride with Uber

A New York City doctor, 33-year old Craig Spencer has been tested positive for Ebola after returning from work in West Africa and on his return home he was taken home by a car summoned through Uber Technologies’ smartphone application. The doctor, who worked for an aid agency on the […]

Daimler buys Uber-rival, mytaxi app

Daimler buys Uber-rival, mytaxi app

Daimler AG has decided to acquire the mytaxi and RideScout apps as a part of its expansion plan into transport services. The world’s third-largest maker of luxury cars bought 100% of mytaxi’s Intelligent Apps GmbH for an undisclosed amount after already taking an initial stake in the company in 2012. […]

Uber app might become banned in Germany

Uber app might become banned in Germany

A German taxi organization won a ruling that may end the use of Uber Technologies Inc.’s ride-hailing smartphone application in the country. A Frankfurt court said in an emergency ruling that the Uber drivers do not have the necessary permits to carry passengers under German law, citing evidence from Taxi […]

The Uber ride sharing app disregards Berlin ban

The Uber ride sharing app disregards Berlin ban

Uber Technologies, the company behind a smartphone ride-hailing application that has offended taxi services from all over the world, has now moved to disregard a Berlin ban – which could attract serious penalties every time it gives a ride there. The German capital’s senate banned the smartphone app from transporting […]