2016 Cadillac CT6 Tipped to Use a Streaming Rear View Mirror

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No matter what kind of car you drive, we can all relate to rear view mirrors that are at times are hard to use. The rear view mirror can be filled up with more seat and people’s heads that are behind you than vehicles traveling with you on the road in some cars. Cadillac has a new bit of tech that has been tipped to show up first on the 2016 Cadillac CT6 that will eliminate anything behind the drive but the car behind you.

The mirror will use some sort of streaming tech. What we are talking about here is a camera in the rear of the car that shows what’s behind you in the mirror without actually reflecting other things. The camera in the back will be a wide-angle unit that shows a large area behind the car.

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Android M Will Build Android Auto Into Cars

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It looks like Google has further plans to integrate their Android Auto system into cards, according to a recent report by Reuters, Google has plans to use Android M to build the software directly into vehicles.

The new Android M software will apparently run in your vehicle and will bring all of the features of Android Auto to your car without the need for a smartphone.

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Man hacks DeLoreans into Monster Truck and More

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One of the most well known movie cars in all of Hollywood is the stainless steel DeLorean that was turned into a time machine by Doc Brown in Back to the Future. Those stainless steel cars were the stuff of car guy dreams back in the 80s even though the performance under the hood failed to live up to the cool style of the cars.

A man named Rich Weissensel has taken several not quite pristine examples of the DeLorean and turned them into some wild creations. One of the DeLorean’s is now a big monster truck fit for squashing terrorists on your way to 88mph. Rich has also built a hovercraft out of a DeLorean. The strangest of the creations he has made is a stretch DeLorean limo that has three sets of the famous gull wing doors.

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Aston Martin Works 60th Anniversary Models Unveiled

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Aston Martin has been making high-end luxury sports cars for decades now. To celebrate the 60th birthday of its Newport Pagnell facility in Buckinghamshire, Aston Martin has unveiled new limited edition anniversary model called the Works 60th Anniversary models. There will be only six of the special cars produced with each tied to one of the six decades the facility has been around.

One of the coolest touches for each of the six models is that they will feature dash rings that are made using metal recycled from the pistons of a vehicle from each of those six decades. Each of the six special cars will have sill plates that list the decade the metal was recaptured from.

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Infiniti Q60 Concept Teased ahead of 2015 Reveal

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Infiniti plans to show off an all-new sports coupe concept at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Ahead of that official unveiling, Infiniti has offered up a single teaser image of the concept car called the Infiniti Q60 Concept. The image is only the silhouette of the car and doesn’t reveal much about the vehicle or its style. What we do know is that this is a coupe.

Infiniti brags about well-defined contours and muscular lines. The car has larger wheels that are pushed out to the corners of the vehicle. This is common practice with cars today since it gives more interior room with the wheels as far to the corners of the car as possible.

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BMW Announces New Self Parking Technology

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BMW has announced its new self parking technology, and the company will be showing off this new feature at CES 2015 in January, the company will also show off their new 360 degree collision avoidance feature.

The new BMW self parking technology will be capable or parking a vehicle in a multi-storey car park without the need for a driver, and the feature will be shown off in the BMW i3.

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New Audi Q7 Gets Official

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The next generation Audi Q7 is now official, the new model is designed to be more efficient, and according to Audi, it consumes 26 percent less fuel on average than its predecessor.

Audi will offer a range of engine options in their new Audi Q7, which will include a 3.0 litre petrol TFSI version and a 3.0 litre TDI model, the new SUV is 325KG lighter than the previous version.

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS spied in a Winter Wonderland

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Car guys and gals always like to see pictures of unannounced new cars when they hit the web. When those unannounced cars are cool sports cars, all the better for car peeps. Case in point are some images of a handful of Porsche 911 GT3 RS cars that were spied during winter testing somewhere in Europe. There were at least four of the cars in the winter convoy and they were all almost identical clad in all black.

You can tell from the large rear spoiler that the car is meant for track use. The rear quarter panels of the car also have air intakes to keep the big 4.0L flat-six cool in high sped operations. One of the more interesting touches are the vented front fenders that appear to be to help get air out of the fender well area and reduce lift at speed.

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Audi RS3 Sportback With 367HP Announced

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The new Audi RS3 Sportback is now official, and it is faster than the previous model and comes with more power, it features 367 HP and 465 NM of torque.

The Audi RS3 Sportback has a 0 to 62 MPH time of just 4.3 seconds and it has a top speed of 174 MPH, according to Audi it is their most powerful five cylinder in RS history.

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Airbag recalls expand for Japanese Automakers

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Three major Japanese automakers have been forced again to expand an airbag recall. Honda, Nissan, and Mitsubishi have announced that recalls for potentially defective Takata airbags have been expanded. Nissan has announced that it will be expanding its recall to cover the Presage, X-Trail, and other models totaling 83,000 vehicles in Japan.

The Nissan recall is going to be expanded in North America as well, but details haven’t been made public. Honda has now recalled 400,000 vehicles around the world due to the airbag issue including Fit, Stream, CR-V and other car models. That number includes 175,000 vehicles in Japan, 6,000 in North America (none of that number is in the US), 16,000 in South America, 100,000 in Europe, 70,000 in Asia, and an additional 30,000 recalled in other regions.

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