Kitty Hawk Flyer 'feels a lot like a flying motorcycle'
The multirotor is cautiously promoted as a recreational toy that should be flown only over water. Pilots don't need a license, but the aircraft is programmed to fly no higher than 15 feet. http://bit.ly/2pbcvLn
Uber said to track iPhone users even after app deleted
A <em>New York Times</em> report claims Uber implemented a fraud detection system that violated the App Store's privacy requirements, prompting a personal scolding from Apple CEO Tim Cook and a threat to blacklist the Uber app. http://nyti.ms/2pb9MBD
Spied: Range Rover Velar SVR
I high-performance version of the Range Rover Velar is just around the corner. http://bit.ly/2pag7gO
PSA wants to sell more cars in China
Paris-based PSA Peugeot-Citroen-Opel wants to increase its presence in China, the world's largest auto market. It has been selling cars in China since the 1980s, but it's nowhere near as successful as rivals like Volkswagen. "China is the biggest market in the world. We want to become a global car maker, so it is important for us to be successful in China," explained company boss Carlos Tavares. http://bit.ly/2p7QlK3
Porsche expects 30% take-up rate for manual GT3
The updated Porsche 911 GT3 is once again available with an enthusiast-approved manual transmission. The German brand expects 30-percent of GT3s will ship with three pedals. http://bit.ly/2oXhIb3
Mercedes-AMG C63 won't offer AWD
Mercedes-AMG boss Tobias Moers has confirmed the C63 will not receive the company's 4Matic all-wheel drive system. Additionally, the more hardcore Black Series model is in limbo because the high-performance brand is currently too busy. http://bit.ly/2p8fggC
Mercedes-AMG Project One getting 1,020 horsepower?
Mercedes-AMG's upcoming hypercar will allegedly boast 1,020 horsepower. Power will come from a hybrid drivetrain built around a 748-horsepower V6 engine sourced from AMG's Formula 1 car, and a pair of electric motors rated at a combined 408 horsepower. http://bit.ly/2oX2uTA
Audi begins taking reservations for E-Tron Quattro
Audi's Norwegian division is now taking reservations for the E-Tron Quattro, an electric crossover aimed at the Tesla Model X. Buyers can reserve Audi's upcoming battery-powered model by putting down a $2,900 deposit. So far, a reservation program for the United States hasn't been announced yet. http://bit.ly/2oXawMl