A world’s first: Nissan has just unveiled a new car in the Metaverse

I may have mentioned this before: up until very recently, I mostly covered car news and reviews but now my focus is 95% on crypto. Obviously, I still keep an eye on what’s going on in the car world and my job is made easier by the fact that automakers are becoming increasingly interested in … More A world’s first: Nissan has just unveiled a new car in the Metaverse

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CUPRA is celebrating its 4th birthday in the METAVERSE

Almost exactly four years ago (22.2.18) VW Group removed a rib from SEAT and created CUPRA, turning what used to be Seat’s racing division (once known as Seat Sports) into a standalone brand. It was clear from the start that CUPRA wanted to do things differently, starting from the iconic flagship colour they chose: burnished … More CUPRA is celebrating its 4th birthday in the METAVERSE

Can 3D printing help save the car industry?

3D printing will shape the car industry in the coming future as automakers continue to invest time, energy and of course money into this type of technology. This is a big deal because manufacturers are facing a plethora of external as well as internal challenges, including the infamous supply chain crisis that’s been plaguing the … More Can 3D printing help save the car industry?

LG Electronics will help Mercedes with the infotainment system

It’s perhaps a bit sad but cars are becoming smartphone on wheels, defined by their software and their tech, not by their engines. The auto market per se is struggling, but the tech aspect of it is thriving. Mercedes-Benz, for example, has partnered up with LG Electronics to develop the infotainment system in the EQS. … More LG Electronics will help Mercedes with the infotainment system

New York Times ‘calls out’ Tesla, explains how it got around the chip crisis

The New York Times, like the vast majority of traditional media outlets, tend to overemphasise what Tesla and Musk do, and they’re very happy to badmouth both the company and the CEO whenever they can. However, in a weird turn of events, the Times actually praised Tesla for setting a new production record despite the … More New York Times ‘calls out’ Tesla, explains how it got around the chip crisis

Hyundai wants to take us to Mars through the Metaverse

I think it’s always important to detach your emotions from reality when it comes to new technology. We can add them later, criticise, appreciate, love, hate. But we should never think “I don’t like this, therefore it shouldn’t exist”. It’s a natural reaction, but not the healthy one. Mainly because our opinions don’t change facts. … More Hyundai wants to take us to Mars through the Metaverse

You can now change the colour of your BMW on demand!

Automakers regularly use words like ‘pioneering’ and ‘reinventing’ but this time, BMW has really done something special. The company has invented a new type of paint that can change colour on demand. They call it ‘E Ink’. They’re showcasing this new technology at the Las Vegas CES as we speak. Stella Clarke, Head of the … More You can now change the colour of your BMW on demand!

Tesla will begin accepting Dogecoin, Musk says ‘it’s better than bitcoin’

Elon Musk was recently named “[Time] Person of The Year” and after the ‘ceremony’, he said Tesla will begin accepting Dogecoin (DOGE) payments for some merchandise, *not* for the cars. At least for now. Musk said that, as a means of payment, dogecoin is actually better than bitcoin (mostly because of transaction fees and speed). … More Tesla will begin accepting Dogecoin, Musk says ‘it’s better than bitcoin’