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Google Android Auto

Google Developing Dedicated Android System For Cars: Report

Google and automakers are in the process of rolling out Android Auto, which adds a layer of extra connectivity for people who use Android smartphones (iPhone users get Apple CarPlay). But why stop there? Beyond adding smartphone connectivity, Google may build features directly into future... read more

December 19, 2014 by 
 
Jaguar Land Rover 360 Virtual Urban Windscreen transparent pillar technology

Jaguar Land Rover Shows Off Transparent Pillar Technology: Video

Remember Land Rover’s unique transparent hood technology that allows you to see the position of a vehicle’s wheels from behind the wheel for easier off-roading?... read more December 15, 2014 by 


 
Self-parking BMW i3 ActiveAssist prototype, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

BMW To Present Self-Parking Technology At 2015 CES

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, BMW gave us our first taste of its new ActiveAssist autonomous technology in the form of a 2-Series prototype that could... read more December 15, 2014 by 


 
Ford Sync 3 infotainment system

Ford Launches Faster And Simpler Sync 3, Drops MyFord Touch: Video

Ford has overhauled its Sync infotainment system by launching a new third-generation version that’s said to be faster and simpler to use than before, helping to... read more December 12, 2014 by 


 
nanoFLOWCELL Quant e-Sportlimousine concept

nanoFLOWCELL-Powered Quant Sedan Edges Closer To Production

At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show last March, a little known startup by the name of nanoFLOWCELL showed off an electric sedan concept whose motors were powered by energy stored... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
Volvo three-cylinder engine

Volvo Reveals Three-Cylinder Engines, Promises Up To 180 HP

Having launched its new generation of Drive-E engines in four-cylinder format, Volvo is now working to develop three-cylinder engines sharing the modular, 0.5-liter cylinder... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
Chrysler Pentastar V-6 engine

Chrysler To Add Turbocharging And Direct Fuel Injection To Pentastar V-6

In a bid to catch up with rivals, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] will finally update its Pentastar V-6 with some power boosting technologies such as turbocharging... read more December 9, 2014 by 


 
Revel premium audio system

Lincoln To Offer Revel Premium Audio Starting With 2016 MKX: Video

Lincoln will be the first automaker to feature Revel’s new automotive speakers when it launches its all-new MKX crossover next fall. Revel is the premium audio brand of... read more December 4, 2014 by 


 
2016 Jaguar F-Type Convertible

2016 Jaguar F-Type: Electric Power Steering Is Better, Says Chief Engineer

Jaguar last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show revealed that all-wheel drive is the future of V-8-powered Type R models of its F-Type sports car, while a manual transmission... read more November 24, 2014 by 


 
Michelin tweel

Michelin Putting Tweel Airless Tire Into Production

Combining a tire and wheel into a single airless object has proven to be a popular concept, although it still hasn't gone mainstream. Michelin recently announced a new... read more November 18, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz autonomous-car interior concept at TecDay, Sunnyvale, California

Mercedes-Benz Shows How Autonomous Cars Will Revolutionize Interiors

Autonomous cars will change the way people 'drive,' including making the interior more like a living room than a cockpit. With plans to put a production self-driving car into... read more November 18, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz MULTIBEAM LED headlight technology

Mercedes-Benz Previews Next-Gen Headlight Tech

Mercedes-Benz recently revealed the MULTIBEAM LED headlights that will debut on the 2015 CLS-Class, but with the ongoing German headlight-tech arms race, it isn't stopping... read more November 14, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel with electrically-driven turbo and 268 horsepower

VW Future Tech To Include 10-Speed DSG And Electrically-Driven Turbos

Volkswagen has announced several new technologies that will be making their way into its cars in the not too distant future. Headlining the list is a new diesel engine that... read more November 11, 2014 by 


 
BMW headquarters in Munich, Germany.

BMW Tests Street Lights With Electric Car Charging Sockets

One of the biggest problems facing promoters of electric cars is a lack of charging stations, but in some respects the basis for an expanded network is already in place... read more November 11, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford Police Interceptor concept

New Ford Monitoring System Keeps Tabs On Cops

Have you ever slammed on the brakes at the sight of a police car and wondered what it would be like to turn the tables on the people with the radar guns? Now, there's a new... read more October 30, 2014 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt - first teaser image, Aug 2014

2016 Chevrolet Volt’s Powertrain Revealed: Video

Chevrolet will unveil its second-generation Volt extended-range electric car at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show in January, but it appears the automaker just couldn’t help... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
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