Based in Melbourne, Australia, Scott grew up with a passion for cars and a love of writing. He now combines the two by covering all things automotive for Gizmag. When he’s got a spare moment, you can usually find him freezing himself silly in search of fresh powder to ski.
If you've been following CES, you'll know wearables have featured heavily. Gaming specialist Razer has waded into the game with its fitness-focused Nabu, while Casio has gotten involved with an Android Wear watch. Now Fitbit is taking its fitness-first approach to the smartwatch game with Blaze, which is priced to take the fight to more established smartwatch players.
With its over the air updates, Tesla has created the potential to use its cars as a test bed for exciting and innovative technology. Tesla's latest over-the-air update has given owners the ability to "summon" their cars from the garage, as well as giving cars the ability to park themselves in the garage.
Having promised an affordable electric car at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, Chevrolet has used this year's CES to deliver with a production version of the Bolt. With a claimed range of over 200 miles (322 km), the Bolt will slot into Chevrolet's lineup below the hybrid-electric Volt.
Fans of Knight Rider, the day you've been waiting for has arrived. Volvo and Microsoft have paired up to allow forward-thinking owners to remotely control their cars by talking to a "smart band" connected with the Swedish brand's On Call app.
With its hybrid powertrain, carbon chassis and spaceship-styling, BMW's i8 isn't exactly a dinosaur. But that hasn't stopped Munich's engineers from pushing the envelope at CES. The iVision Concept takes the i8 Concept Spyder's dramatic body and packs it full of innovative driver-display tech designed to make it easy for drivers to stay connected with the outside world, without being overwhelmed with information.
Until now, the Morgan Three Wheeler was the leading option for wealthy petrolheads willing to trade out-and-out laptimes for left-field fun, but Vanderhall is encroaching on the old British manufacturer's turf with its new Laguna.
In the world of autonomous driving, no manufacturer has pushed its road-legal technology further than Tesla. Under the right conditions, Autopilot will accelerate, brake and steer for the driver, provided you've got your hands on the wheel. Gizmag hit the road in a Model S P90D to test the system out.
Since the start of 2015, Gizmag has racked up plenty of sky miles chasing stories about the latest cars and in-car technology at the world's major motor shows and beyond. From American heroes at the LA and Detroit shows to the latest from German powerhouses in Geneva and Frankfurt, we've seen all manner of concept cars. As usual, some of the best concepts of the year were high-end sports cars that point to the future of performance driving with clever powertrains, slick aerodynamics and dramatic styling. Here are our picks for the best of 2015.
Last month, Hyundai revealed it was going upmarket with its new Genesis sub-brand and provided a teaser of the flagship G90 model. Now the automaker has taken the wraps off the car, revealing a new semi-autonomous driving system, as well as over-the-top comfort features like super-ergonomic seats that have been given the tick of approval by a German association devoted to preventing backache.
If you're the sort of driver who eschews creature comforts for driver focused fun, your range of options always seems to be expanding. Following on from the E10 and E10 S track cars, Zenos has cranked up the power with the new 2.3-liter turbocharged E10 R.