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Italian Police Crash Lamborghini Gallardo

In-Car Tech Doesn't Just Distract Regular Drivers - Cops Too

Whether you're texting, calling, updating your social media networks, or simply pressing buttons on your stereo or sat nav, in-car technology can be quite a distraction from the actual process of driving. Now it turns out that it isn't just Mr. and Mrs. Average Joe who fall foul of distractions -... read more

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2012 Nissan Versa four-door sedan

Tomorrow's Nissan Reads Your Mind, Predicts Your Next Move

If you think your car is sometimes a little slow to react when you turn a corner or push pedal to the metal, some future technology from Nissan might be right up your street... read more September 28, 2011 by 


 
Beer

Infrared Technology Measures Blood Alcohol Before You Drive

As in many aspects of life, ignoring a problem such as drink driving doesn't make it go away. That applies whether you're willingly letting an intoxicated friend drive... read more September 27, 2011 by 


 
Urbee Hybrid

Urbee 3D Printed Car Makes First Appearance In Canada

It may not be fast and it may not even be pretty, but the Urbee car is important for other reasons. The potential for 166 mpg is clearly a number to raise eyebrows. Using a... read more September 22, 2011 by 


 
2009 Honda FCX Clarity

More Future Fuels: Bacteria To Power Hydrogen Fuel Cells?

Hydrogen fuel cells for automotive use are one of those "great in theory, flawed in principal" ideas for the future of car propulsion. New technology using bacteria could... read more September 21, 2011 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

Shhhh! New Tech Lets 2011 Chevrolet Equinox Get Better MPG

Improving fuel economy and reducing noise can occasionally be mutually compatible - the smooth aerodynamics of a 2011 Toyota Prius making it a refined highway cruiser, for... read more September 19, 2011 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz safety systems simulator, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Mercedes Safety Systems Simulator At Frankfurt: We "Crashed"

Modern racing videogames are getting pretty good these days, with handling and graphics capabilities that allow for a pretty realistic driving experience. It's also cheaper... read more September 14, 2011 by 


 
2011 Kia Optima Turbo

Kia's Next-Gen Telematics Tech Now Under Development

The last few years have seen a step-up in in-car telematics, with more connected systems than ever now available to drivers and their passengers. Kia is currently developing... read more September 8, 2011 by 


 
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Does Chevy's Small-Block V8 Have a Future? GM Thinks So

In an age known for its electric vehicles, hybrid drivetrains, clean diesels and alternative fuels, you might not think there's a place in the world for a pushrod V8 with... read more September 7, 2011 by 


 
Ammonia could be used as fuel. Image: Wikipedia user Ben Mills

Ammonia: The Latest "Fuel Technology Of The Future"?

Ammonia: Useful in fertilizers, cleaning products and fairly unpleasant in direct human contact. Used as a fuel for vehicles? Certainly not impossible, according to an... read more September 6, 2011 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen Debuts Cylinder Shut-Off Tech In 4-Cyl Engines

Cylinder deactivation has been with us for several years in big V8 engines. Both GM and Chrysler have used it and Audi now offers it on its S range. Rather firing on all... read more September 2, 2011 by 


 
BMW i Launch Event, Frankfurt, July 2011

Move Aside LED Lighting Tech, BMW Is Firing Up The Lasers

Sometimes the pace of development in the automotive segment has echos of Moore's Law, the trend for power in the computing world to double every two years. No sooner have... read more September 1, 2011 by 


 
BMW Highly Automated Driving prototype

Stress-Free On The Freeway: BMW's Latest Self-Driving Tech

We love self-driving cars here at All Car Tech. It's not that we don't like driving ourselves as there's nothing better than having the open road to yourself, but even in the... read more August 30, 2011 by 


 
ZMP RoboCar MEV-C automated vehicle

Latest RoboCar Prototype: Ugly, But High Tech And Autonomous

Some cars are beautiful. Others are fast. Some others are incredibly practical. Some other cars are none of these things, but their importance isn't in their looks, speed or... read more August 24, 2011 by 


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Connected Vehicle Tests To Begin In Official NHTSA Trials

Over the last few months the race to develop connected vehicles that "talk" to each other as they're driven along has picked up the pace, with several technology companies... read more August 23, 2011 by 


 
Solar Panels by Flickr user Chandra Marsono

Solar Tech Could Be Improved Thanks To 13-Year Old Student

Solar panel technology has, thus far, not been of much use for automobiles. You may be able to specify a small solar panel on the 2011 Nissan Leaf or 2012 Toyota Prius, but... read more August 19, 2011 by 


 
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