Hot wheels: Supercars share secrets with luxe watches

With shared focuses on cutting-edge technology and next-level design, the watch and automotive industries naturally align. Take Roger Dubuis’ pairing with Lamborghini: Both brands are known for out-of-this-world performance, price and personality.Meanwhile, TAG Heuer’s heritage is bound up with car racing, while longtime collaborators Breitling and Bentley place a similar

GM to start testing driverless cars in NYC

Just when you thought New York drivers couldn’t get any more mindless, General Motors plans to test self-driving cars in lower Manhattan starting next year.The company will send automated Chevrolet Bolt electric cars to hazard a 5-square-mile area of lower Manhattan because the area’s congested and convoluted byways provide the

GM to start testing driverless cars in NYC

Just when you thought New York drivers couldn’t get any more mindless, General Motors plans to test self-driving cars in lower Manhattan starting next year.The company will send automated Chevrolet Bolt electric cars to hazard a 5-square-mile area of lower Manhattan because the area’s congested and convoluted byways provide the

People are selling Telsa 3 reservations for huge profits

Those who are desperate to own a Tesla Model 3 and have the deep pockets to match may look no further than Craigslist for a chance, albeit a risky one, to leapfrog the line for the Silicon Valley car maker’s newest and most affordable sedan.Several Craigslist ads have surfaced offering

This British city just got serious about cutting pollution

LONDON – The university city of Oxford has unveiled plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from its center as part of the most radical set of proposals so far in Britain to curb pollution.While London is rolling out an “ultra-low emission zone,” which will see the most gas-guzzling vehicles

Paris to banish all but electric cars by 2030

PARIS – Paris authorities plan to banish all petrol- and diesel-fueled cars from the world’s most visited city by 2030, Paris City Hall said on Thursday.The move marks an acceleration in plans to wean the country off gas-guzzlers and switch to electric vehicles in a city often obliged to impose

Who is the bigger ass?

What an ass.A dopey donkey mistook a $350,000 sports car for a carrot — and began chomping on the ride like a rabid rabbit.Businessman Markus Zahn, 49, left his McLaren 650S Spider parked next to where the animal, named Fitus, was grazing last year in the German state of Hesse,

Investors fear driverless cars will make breathalyzers obsolete

Driverless cars are going to wreck the breathalyzer business.That, at least, is the growing fear among private-equity investors, who have balked at an opportunity to buy LMG Holdings, the biggest breathalyzer manufacturer in the US, sources told The Post. More On: driverless car Samsung wins permit to test self-driving cars in California Prepare for

Investors fear driverless cars will make breathalyzers obsolete

Driverless cars are going to wreck the breathalyzer business.That, at least, is the growing fear among private-equity investors, who have balked at an opportunity to buy LMG Holdings, the biggest breathalyzer manufacturer in the US, sources told The Post. More On: driverless car Samsung wins permit to test self-driving cars in California Prepare for

Swizz Beatz sued for $16M in alleged luxury car scam

The legal ride isn’t over for Alicia Keys’ husband, who allegedly helped drive a high-end fraud by reselling or double-booking pricey cars leased in his name.Swizz Beatz, also known as hip hop producer Kasseem Dean, was slapped with a $16.15 million Nassau Supreme Court lawsuit Friday claiming he’d resold or

Hurricane Harvey could raise gas prices over the next two weeks

While Texans along the Gulf Coast are getting battered by “life-threatening and devastating flooding” from Hurricane Harvey, the entire country will feel the effects at the pump.As refineries along the coast close ahead of Harvey, pump prices could rise 15 cents a gallon over the next two weeks, experts said.A

I turned a garage into a loft so I could live with my van

Some people live in vans. This Bushwick woman built a home for hers.Jean Chandler, 35, is so in love with her 1967 Ford Falcon Club Wagon that she moved into a garage and built a wooden loft around it — so they could live together.“It’s like my little puppy. I

Driver critically burned in car outside Bronx Zoo

An upstate man is in critical condition after his truck went up in flames in front of the Bronx Zoo, police sources said Friday.The 29-year-old victim, from Carmel, was in his 2005 Chevrolet alone at the zoo’s front entrance on Fordham Road when the truck went ablaze just after 8

This could be the secret to making better, cheaper cars

Car designers could turn to wood in a bid to make cars lighter, stronger and cheaper.A material made from wood pulp is five times stronger than steel but weighs 80 percent less, according to researchers in Japan.And a leading supplier to Toyota is working alongside the boffins at Kyoto University

Ford may have cheated German emissions tests

The German road transport watchdog has opened an investigation into whether Ford installed an emissions cheat device in the Ford Mondeo sedan, business paper WirtschaftsWoche reported today.The report said that the road transport watchdog has reviewed emissions test data that is consistent with the use of a cheater device. An independent lab will

Drivers cheat death when car plunges seven stories onto SUV

A lucky SUV driver in Texas narrowly escaped being crushed by a BMW that plummeted seven stories off a parking garage.Jaw-dropping surveillance video shows the BMW coupe crashing head-first into an alley in downtown Austin — only a few feet away from William Burch, who was in his Chevrolet Tahoe