As everyone knows, driving would be much more fun if there weren't so many cars on the road. Urban areas are bad for traffic but have you ever wondered where the worst ones are? The 2019 edition of TomTom's Traffic Index, which ranks the world's most congested cities, has all of the answers. Asia has most of the biggest scores. At the top of the list, Bangalore, India has the most distressing conditions for motorists, who spend up to 71% more time in their cars than they might on a normal journey. Manila in the Philippines is just as bad.
Netflix has unveiled a trailer for Hyperdrive, a reality show about elite street racers who test their limits in a 100-acre obstacle course. The series will feature 28 contestants from a variety of everyday backgrounds, including a law student, a delivery driver and a model. The course isn't child's play; it features death-defying challenges like a teeter-totter and a slide rail. The show's winner becomes the Hyperdrive champion, though it's unclear what the prize is.
New research has analysed the number of times some of the most popular Disney songs have been played on Spotify to reveal the world’s favourite Disney songs.With the release of Toy Story 4 and the upcoming Lion King remake, the buzz around Disney and its famous soundtracks is bigger than ever, but it’s their most recent releases that dominate the most-listened chart.7 of the films featured in the top 10 were released after 2005, and the number 1 song is VERY number 1. For more details on the research conducted by Play Like Mum, and the full top 50 Disney songs click here.
The largest annual motoring event Singapore Motorshow 2019 kickstarts today at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, with over 25 launches and showcases from major car brands. With over 140 vehicles on display from 31 automotive car brands, visitors will be treated to a visual feast for the eyes, with accessories, lifestyle products and services for sale. The motorshow will run from today until January 13.
Jorgen Klubien, an animator and writer who worked at Disney and Pixar with its troubled chief creative officer John Lasseter, has accused him of taking the credit for the Cars franchise.
Mercedes-Benz unveiled the new E-Class Coupe in Singapore on Thursday (21 September). The latest model from the luxury brand is positioned as a stylish sports car coupled with impressive technology.
It's official - Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel are best buds again following a feud which threatened the Fast and Furious franchise.
The original Mirth mobile from classic American comedy ‘Wayne’s World’ has appeared at auction… and it’s sold for a pretty hefty sum. The blue 1976 AMC Pacer was on offer at Barrett-Jackson in Sin City with no reserve… and eventually sold for a staggering $37,400.00.
A new video from the set of ‘Fast and Furious 8’ has unveiled a crazy new stunt… and gives us our first look at the high-octane thrills and spills of the upcoming sequel. “This is a sequence which we call ‘Zombie Cars’,” said second unit stunt co-ordinator, Andy Gill.
The Renault-Nissan alliance is pledging to launch not one, but 10 separate vehicles boasting autonomous driving technology before the end of the decade. The conglomerate -- the world's fourth largest car company by volume -- is by no means the only automaker promising that its future models will be able to take the strain in traffic jams and at highway speeds. "Renault-Nissan Alliance is deeply committed to the twin goals of ‘zero emissions and zero fatalities'," Renault-Nissan Alliance Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn said at the Renault-Nissan Silicon Valley Research Center.
Japanese Toyotas, German Mercedes and BMWs, GM cars and trucks from the USA are driven in countries around the world. Kwadwo Safo Kantanka -- nicknamed the "Apostle" because he also runs a network of churches -- has finally realised his dream of developing and marketing cars "Made in Ghana". Kantanka's range of sports utility vehicles and pick-up trucks have got Ghana talking on social media, thanks in part to an advertising campaign using local movie and music stars.
From Aston Martin to Lamborghini, 2016 promises to be a bumper year for very, very fast and very, very exclusive cars. After the huge publicity campaign around the current Bond film, "Spectre," Aston will be hoping it's done enough to get its fans and its detractors ready for the potential shock of the DB11, which will ditch many of the outgoing DB9's lines in favor of something more aggressive and, hopefully, faster. The pressure on the company to deliver something that can go toe-to-toe with Porsche and Ferrari has never been greater but the company's confidence suggests that the new car could be something special.
Good news Pixar fans, ‘The Incredibles 2’ will be out sooner than expected… at the expense of a 'Cars’ threequel. Director Brad Bird revealed as much, and updated us on the film’s production, while talking to Collider at the Toronto International Film Festival. “In terms of the release date, we were originally… 'Incredibles ’ was supposed to happen after 'Cars ’, and our wheels just happened to click a little earlier so they moved us up,” explained Bird.
"The survey makes two important points -- the SUV boom in Europe is not a passing fad and young people are not as ambivalent about car ownership as some suggest -- especially when it comes to SUVs," said Roelant de Waard, vice president, Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford of Europe.