The FIA has revealed the name, timeline and a format for its new electric-vehicle GT series at the same time as announcing that global media group Discovery Inc had been awarded a long-term contract of unspecified length to promote the series through its Eurosport Events subsidiary. It follows the announcement of the main principles of the technical regulations for the FIA's electric-vehicle category two weeks ago, which did not specify a name for the series or a date for its introduction. A minimum of six events are planned for the inaugural Electric GT season in 2023, with races across Europe and Asia, including the Middle East. The expectation is that that the series will expand into the USA in season two, according to the FIA's statement on Thursday. FIA director of sport and touring cars Marek Nawarecki revealed that the governing body has aspirations for the series to eventually become a world championship. "This is clearly the aim of this project, to … [Read more...] about Electric GT Championship plans revealed ahead of 2023 launch
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Quite a curse for tech-savvy criminals, but does it end there? Smartphone integration has become an integral part of vehicle technology . So much so that the majority of cars you can buy these days have Apple CarPlay and/or Android Auto capabilities, making the process more seamless for the users. Heck, even commercial vehicles like Mercedes and Scania trucks have Apple CarPlay as early as 2017. But smartphone integration isn’t limited to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – technologies as simple as Bluetooth and USB connection have been around for quite some time. But it seems like that painless integration and connection between your smartphone and your vehicle's head unit poses a threat in terms of privacy, The Intercept reports. Gallery: Daimler Apple CarPlay for trucks 4 Photos According to a contract shared with The Intercept , the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has paid … [Read more...] about Feds Can Use Cars To Access Private Data On Your Phone: Report
Home Four wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Published: Friday, May 7, 2021, 13:47 [IST] Tata Motors has silently added a new feature to the Tiago hatchback and the Tigor sedan from April 2021. According to the latest video posted by Tyro Station on Youtube, Tata is now providing a new Tyre Mobility Kit with both the Tiago and the Tigor. As seen in the video, the device is Tucked away neatly under the driver seat. This is a nice feature that Tata Motors have added with both cars. The Tyre Mobility Kit can come in handy in case of punctures or emergency breakdowns and there is no tyre shop nearby. Using the tyre mobility kit is easy. You just need to plug the device in the 12V socket of the car and switch it on. The kit can be used at home to check and inflate the tyres at home also, reducing the run to the fuel bunks. Also, there is a liquid sealant that comes along with the kit. If you have faced a minor … [Read more...] about Tata Adds A New Feature On The Tiago & Tigor: Read More To Find Out What’s New!
Bottas and Hamilton have been Mercedes teammates since the start of the 2017 season, winning the constructors’ championship in each of the past four years together. Bottas finished as runner-up to Hamilton in the championship in both 2019 and 2020, but has struggled to match his teammate’s form through the early part of the new season. Hamilton has scored two race wins and leads the drivers’ standings, but Bottas has not finished a race any higher than third, leaving him 37 points behind in the championship. Bottas hit back at a suggestion he could be replaced by Mercedes junior George Russell mid-season on Thursday, calling it “bullshit” . Hamilton was supportive of Bottas when asked if Mercedes would have a stronger line-up next year by replacing the Finn with Russell, and felt he deserved to be cut some of the criticism he has faced. “From what I’ve experienced, from the relationship of course that I have with Valtteri, I think he’s been an amazing teammate … [Read more...] about Hamilton: People need to give Bottas a break
The squad said agreeing personal terms with both drivers signalled its intention to lead from the front by working with “two of the most talented and fast” drivers in the WRC. It also believes that by securing the services of Neuville – who scored Hyundai’s first WRC win at Rallye Deutschland in 2014 – and Tanak that it can “efficiently execute the development” of its new Rally1 car for 2022. Hyundai was the last of the three World Rally Championship teams to receive the go-ahead for work to begin on the project, but work has intensified since then and the hope is the first mule can begin testing next month. Team Principal, Andrea Adamo, said: “We are delighted to extend our relationship with Thierry and Ott beyond 2021 with multi-year deals. “Working with these two talented drivers in the future demonstrates once again our continuous determination and ambition to succeed in the World Rally Championship and reaffirms Hyundai’s strong commitment to the series as it … [Read more...] about Hyundai signs Neuville, Tanak to new multi-year WRC deals