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2000 Mercedes-Benz Vision SLA Concept

Alfa Romeo 4C, Toyota Smashes EV Record, Mercedes SLA In the Works: Today’s Car News

The Alfa Romeo 4C stunned us at its original debut back at March’s 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and now it’s set to do it all over again at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show in just two weeks’ time. [MotorAuthority] We drive the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium in New York. [GreenCarReports]... read more

August 30, 2011 by
 
Bugatti Veyron SuperSport leak

Bugatti Veyron SuperSport Beats Top Speed Record

 The Bugatti Veyron represents the pinnacle of the automotive world. There are faster cars that will beat it around a track, but those cars cannot match the quality... read more July 4, 2010 by


 
Saab 9-2

CAR Magazine Speculates Retro Futuristic Saab 9-2

Towards the end of General Motor’s Ownership of Saab, the brand was being diluted. Gone were the quirky and uniquely styled hatchbacks with torque-steering turbo fours and... read more April 9, 2010 by


 
MTM R8 GT3-2

MTM GT3-2 Takes The Audi R8 And Tosses The Quattro System

All-wheel-drive is normally a good thing. It provides power to all four wheels and helps if one end of the car isn’t going in the right direction or if the weather starts... read more April 8, 2010 by


 
Fox Body Mustang

Motor Trend Celebrates The 2011 Mustang With Old Articles

The 2011 Ford Mustang isn’t an entirely new car, but a massive update brought about by competition from the Chevrolet Camaro and to a lesser extent the Dodge Challenger. It... read more March 25, 2010 by


 
Lotus dual-clutch transmission patent

Lotus Files Patent For Lightweight Dual-Clutch Transmission

Lotus has filed a new patent application for a lightweight dual-clutch transmission design, suggesting that the British sports car manufacturer is planning to offer the... read more January 7, 2010 by


 
BMW Heat Energy Technology

BMW Previews Future Heat Energy Recovery Technology

For years, engineers have avoided heat in cars to protect components from overheating. Now, this goal is being turned on its head as automakers attempt to harness previously... read more October 19, 2009 by


 
Controlled Power Technologies electric supercharger

Electric Supercharger Offers Diesel Efficiency For Gasoline Engines

Existing hybrid technology uses electrical energy stored in a battery to power an electric motor connected to an internal combustion engine, but there are other ways of... read more September 22, 2009 by


 
Ilmor Engineering 5-stroke engine

Ilmor Engineering Shows Off 5-Stroke Engine Concept

With the automotive world striving for smaller, more efficient engines in a bid to be seen as environmentally-conscious and attract customers, scientists and engineers are... read more August 9, 2009 by


 
EcoMotors International engine

Former VW powertrain chief builds super-efficient engine

It seems that the current spate of environmental consciousness encircling the globe has spawned a number of entrepreneurs wanting to cash in on the need to go greener -... read more August 3, 2009 by


 
IFR Automotive Aspid Sports Car

New technology allows adjustments to virtually any vehicle setting

If a company going by the name of IFR Automotive rings a bell, it may just be because of its recently unveiled Aspid Sports Car, which combined an enclosed cockpit and... read more July 29, 2009 by


 
Nissan Dual Injector

Nissan unveils fuel-saving dual injector system

Nissan today announced the development of a Dual Injector system designed to improve fuel efficiency in small-displacement petrol engines. The new fuel delivery system, the... read more July 14, 2009 by


 
Toyota Brain Machine Interface (BMI)

Toyota demonstrates electric wheelchair controlled by the mind

While it may not be strictly car news, we just couldn't resist writing this story up about Toyota’s new 'Brain Machine Interface' technology. While it may sound like... read more July 5, 2009 by


 
BMW Thermoelectric Generator 5-series prototype

Early look at BMW’s next-gen EfficientDynamics technology

As automakers seek ways to create more efficient cars without compromising power or driveability, eyes are increasingly turning to new technologies and ideas. One of the... read more June 23, 2009 by


 
Ford direct-injection

Ethanol-injected Ford Bobcat V8 detailed in DOE documents

Ford’s new EcoBoost range of engines is about to go on sale, debuting in the new Lincoln MKS before filtering across to most of the automaker’s lineup. EcoBoost... read more June 8, 2009 by


 
aston martin dbs cutaway 014

Peeling back the layers of Aston Martin's DBS

What makes a hand-built car so different from a standard robot-assembled production line car? Some might say it's attention to detail, but the scanning cameras and computer... read more March 11, 2009 by


 
 

 
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