2015 Lamborghini Huracan dashboard powered by Nvidia’s Tegra 30 graphics chip

2015 Lamborghini digital instrument cluster

The 2015 Lamborghini Huracan was introduced this week and demonstrates that yes, dashboards can indeed be colorful fully-digital screens. The Huracan’s instrument panel displays virtual 3D gauges on a 12.3-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1440×540 pixels and driven by a Tegra 30 chip from Nvidia’s Tegra 3 Series. The processor can spin the…

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Department of Transportation moves to allow cars to communicate with each other on the road

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced today that it will begin taking steps to enable vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology for automobiles. This technology would improve safety by allowing vehicles to “talk” to each other and ultimately avoid many crashes altogether by exchanging basic safety data, such as speed…

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Original Batmobile sold at auction for $4.6 million to a Batman fan

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The Batmobile is a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car built in Italy by the Ford Motor Company and based on the stock Lincoln Mark II automobile. It was bought in 1965 by legendary car customizer George Barris for $1. Barris spent $15,000 to upgrade the car over 15 days to turn it into the Batmobile…

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Mercedes-Benz off-road vehicle of the future generates fuel from recycled water [PICTURES]

Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force concept off-road vehicle

Mercedes-Benz’s North American R&D team introduced the Ener-G-Force design concept vehicle at this year’s LA Auto Show Design Challenge. Based on the classic G-Class (notice the “G” shaped LED headlights), the off-road vehicle features 20-inch rims, emergency lighting, rear spare-wheel compartment converted to a quick-access tool box, and a “terra-scan” 360-topography scanner on the roof…

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