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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 production version of what it calls a 'tweel,' but not for any automotive applications—just yet. It will open a dedicated... read more

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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 


 
Hendo Hoverboard

Hendo Creates 'Back To The Future'-Style Hoverboard: Video

It's been a couple decades since Marty McFly first went back to the future, and we're still no closer to a working DeLorean time machine. However, one company has created a... read more October 22, 2014 by 


 
Audi RS 7 autonomous car concept

Next-Gen A8 To Be Audi’s First Autonomous Car

Audi was a pioneer in the area of autonomous car technology but the automaker has been overtaken by rival Mercedes-Benz in the race to offer cars that can drive themselves... read more October 22, 2014 by 


 
Porsche 919 Hybrid race car steering wheel

Porsche 919 Steering Wheel Is More Complicated Than Yours

The steering wheel in your basic race car is just that; it's a simple, lightweight, possibly suede-covered instrument used to tell the front wheels of the vehicle where to... read more October 21, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz S500 INTELLIGENT DRIVE prototype

Mercedes To Test Autonomous Cars At Decommissioned Weapons Depot

Mercedes-Benz already has an autonomous car capable of driving on highways, but now the German automaker is looking to conquer the urban jungle. Engineers needed a new... read more October 21, 2014 by 


 
Audi RS 7 autonomous car concept

Audi’s Autonomous RS 7 Successfully Laps Hockenheimring At Race Pace: Video

At the season finale for Germany’s DTM touring car series, held at the Hockenheimring over the weekend, Audi demonstrated a self-driving RS 7 concept car that could lap... read more October 19, 2014 by 


 
Autonomous Audi RS 7 to attempt a full race-pace lap of the Hockenheim Ring

Autonomous Audi RS 7 To Lap The Hockenheim Ring At Race Pace, Live Feed This Weekend: Video

Audi is planning a rather unusual feat at the Hockenheim Ring this weekend: it will lap the circuit with a street-going RS 7 at full race pace—without a driver. You can... read more October 17, 2014 by 


 
Audi RS 7 autonomous car concept

Audi Reveals Technology Behind Track-Hitting RS 7 Autonomous Car: Video

We’re just days away from watching Audi’s autonomous RS 7 tackle Germany’s Hockenheimring grand prix circuit with no one sitting behind the wheel. The... read more October 16, 2014 by 


 
Local Motors 3D Printed Car Strati

Local Motors' 3D-Printed Car Actually Gets Printed: Video

Local Motors made a bit of news earlier this year when the company said it was planning to create a 3D-printed car. We first heard of the plan back in March. Then in June a... read more October 13, 2014 by 


 
2016 Audi TTS

2016 Audi TT: The Wizardry That Gives It A Sports-Car Soundtrack

If you're not hearing some inspiring sounds from the driver's seat, it can feel like something is sorely missing from the entire driving experience. And that's perhaps most... read more October 11, 2014 by 


 
2016 Cadillac CT6 spy shots

Cadillac CT6 To Offer Plug-In Option, Weigh Less Than CTS

Cadillac’s new flagship sedan will be called the CT6, ride on the new Omega rear-wheel-drive platform and enter production at General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM]... read more October 10, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S 'P85D' all-wheel-drive model

Tesla Model S Gets 691-HP Dual-Motor Option, Autopilot Tech

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk’s big announcement regarding the “D” has, as we suspected, turned out to be a new dual-motor option for the Model S... read more October 9, 2014 by 


 
Corvette PDR captures truck tire blowout

Could The Corvette’s PDR Be The Russian Dashcam Of America?: Video

This video of a Corvette’s Performance Data Recorder system capturing the moment a big rig’s trailer tire blows may be a taste of the future. A future in which... read more October 9, 2014 by 


 
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