Tag Archives: Cars

  • Stan: The Car-Parking Robot from Stanley-Robotics (Video)

    Stan: The Car-Parking Robot from Stanley-Robotics (Video)

    I can’t imagine Sid from Seinfeld would approve of it, but robotics firm Stanley-Robotics has developed a robot that can actually park cars. It’s called Stan, currently operational at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. And presumably, the technology will be available in other parts of the world in the near future. I know the idea […]

  • ‘Cars 3′: New Trailer for Upcoming Pixar Sequel (Video)

    ‘Cars 3′: New Trailer for Upcoming Pixar Sequel (Video)

    Children all over the world were reported to be horrified by early teasers for Cars 3, which appeared to hint that Lightning McQueen might finally pass on to the great used car lot in the sky. Disney has evidently backpedaled (so to speak) on this point, promising youngsters and their emotionally involved parents that Lightning […]

  • “Spinning Herbie” From ‘Herbie Goes Bananas’ Up for Auction

    “Spinning Herbie” From ‘Herbie Goes Bananas’ Up for Auction

    This one goes out to all the Herbie superfans out there: One of the stunt cars specially made for the 1980 film Herbie Goes Bananas is hitting the auction block. It’s dubbed the “Spinning Herbie,” thanks to its hidden fifth wheel that allows the car to appear to spin on its own central axis. In […]

  • Lexus RC F Remote Control Car Ready for the Holidays

    Lexus RC F Remote Control Car Ready for the Holidays

    If you want to get that special someone a Lexus for Christmas this year but you are in no way able to afford an actual Lexus automobile (not even a pre-owned one), there’s a relatively affordable alternative available exclusively from Barneys. It’s the Lexus RC F, a remote-controlled toy worthy of the Lexus brand. The […]

  • ‘Need for Speed’ Reboot Teaser (Video)

    ‘Need for Speed’ Reboot Teaser (Video)

    The Need for Speed franchise, which now includes a feature film, don’t forget, is getting a full reboot in video game form coming in the fall of 2015. Now, a short teaser for the game has been released, giving fans a taste of the reboot’s newly refocused priorities on game elements like “authentic urban car culture” and “an […]

  • ‘Batman v Superman’ Batmobile: New Showcase Video

    ‘Batman v Superman’ Batmobile: New Showcase Video

    A few months back we got our first look at the Batman v Superman Batmobile, but since then the iconic (yet perpetually under redesign) automobile has been pretty quiet. Now, a video showcasing this new Batman v Superman Batmobile has dropped, and it gives fans a much more detailed look at this umpteenth incarnation of the car. The Batman […]

  • ‘Project CARS’ Racing Video Game Looks Just Like Real Life (Video)

    ‘Project CARS’ Racing Video Game Looks Just Like Real Life (Video)

    Racing video games have always been a bellwether for realism in video games, as players want experience that come closer and closer to the real thing on the track. Project CARS is an upcoming video game that puts a new premium and realism, which is proven by a recent video that places footage from the game side-by-side […]

  • ‘The Price Is Right’ Model Accidentally Gives Away Car (Video)

    ‘The Price Is Right’ Model Accidentally Gives Away Car (Video)

    It doesn’t get much credit for this, but The Price Is Right has to be one of the most complex game shows out there. There are so many different mini-games within the overarching game show format, that I’ve often wondered how the models on the show are able to keep the rules straight. And a clip […]