Retro Buses: Altoona Amtran’s GMC Fishbowls

The GMC T6H-4523A a.k.a. New Looks or Fishbowls aren’t a common sight anymore. Most remaining Fishbowls are now part of historical fleets or part of museum pieces. There is still one place in the America where Fishbowls are still seen running on fixed routes and school trippers – Altoona, Pennsylvania. Amtran still has six GMC…

Tesla Model X owner tries to replicate Autopilot error at crash site

With the NTSB is still investigating the fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X on Highway 101 and Highway 85 near Mountain View, there is still many questions yet to be answered. Tesla did confirm that Autopilot was engaged when the Model X struck the highway barrier. San Jose State University mechanical engineering professor Fred…

Waymo looking to collaborate with Honda?

Waymo is reportedly looking to prepare signing a collaborative deal with Honda to build a driver-less vehicle. This would be the third automaker that Waymo has a partnership with, they currently have agreements with Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and last week agreed with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) to co-develop autonomous vehicles. However, according to Bloomberg the…

Self-driving Chevy Bolt gets cited for driving too close to a pedestrian

San Francisco Police gave a ticket (the lazy human driver at the wheel) to an autonomous Chevrolet Bolt for driving too close to a pedestrian at a crosswalk. SFPD claims the self-driving car (the lazy human driver at the wheel) failed to yield to a pedestrian, according to CBS affiliate KPIX 5. Drivers are required…

Elon Musk’s April Fools joke makes light of Tesla’s woes

Elon Musk, the ambitious man that knows how to hype and boss of Tesla and Space X, posted an April Fool’s joke on Twitter. The joke was saying that his electric car company Tesla has gone bankrupt. Elon Musk wrote, “Despite intense efforts to raise money, including a last-ditch mass sale of Easter Eggs, we…

BIMS 2018: Ford unveils Ranger Raptor with specs and pricing

The Ford F-150 has been a big hit for Ford since its release back in 2010. The Ford Ranger pickup is coming back to the United States pickup truck market after a long hiatus. The Ranger is the most popular Ford pickup truck abroad. After seeing the success of the F-150 Raptor in North America,…