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Cadillac Super Cruise

Seven things you should know about Cadillac Super Cruise

In a time when every automaker is telling us that self-driving cars are coming, one automaker is taking a giant leap. That automaker is Cadillac, and the giant leap is the launch of its Super Cruise driver assist system. It's a monumental step forward in the march toward self-driving cars, as it... read more

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Ferrari Portofino

Ferrari introduces new weight-saving measures with Portofino

Ferrari’s Portofino may be closely related to its California T predecessor, but the car is significantly different in that it introduces new construction methods that... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
Rotary engine

Rotary could return in both sports car and extended-range EV, says Mazda exec

Mazda is committed to the rotary, though whether the unique engine design is used to directly power a sports car or serve as a range-extender for an electric car remains to... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
Mitsubishi Safe and Secure Lighting system

Mitsubishi thinks projected turn signals could be the future

Mitsubishi is looking for ways to make sure pedestrians remain safe as self-driving technology becomes more commonplace. The Japanese automaker revealed what it calls the... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
What is a Hot V turbo engine?

What is a "hot inside V" turbo engine?

Have you ever heard of a "hot inside V"? It's not a sandwich. Our friend Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is here for a quick lesson on this en vouge turbocharging... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
Nvidia Pegasus supercomputer for Level-5 self-driving cars

Nvidia aims to make Level-5 self-driving cars a reality with supercomputer chip

Nvidia may be best known for its computer graphics cards, but its new supercomputer chip may one day be a car's brain—and in the not-too-distant future to boot. The... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
Toyota 'Project Portal' proof-of-concept hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi tractor, for Port of LA

Toyota starts testing Project Portal fuel cell semi truck

Toyota in April revealed a fuel cell-powered semi-trailer truck as part of its Project Portal program which aims to determine whether there’s a viable future for the... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
LeBron James and Intel team up for a spot on autonomous driving

LeBron James is ready to be driven by the machine

Basketball superstar LeBron James is tired of driving. If you count zero, there are six levels of autonomous driving that have been defined by the International Society of... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
GM Cruise Automation self-driving Bolt EV

GM buys lidar developer for self-driving car projects

General Motors continues to pursue an ambitious self-driving car agenda. It recently acquired Cruise Automation to help speed up development of its own self-driving cars. Now... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
Porsche Cayman e-volution

"Porsche Turbo Charging" showcased with electric Porsche Cayman

Tesla laid a blueprint for electric car infrastructure with its Supercharger stations, but Porsche may be aiming to perfect it and spread the benefits with its own... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

iPhone, Galaxy…911? Porsche joins the car-subscription race

In an effort to embrace the ever-changing automotive industry, Porsche announced today its own vehicle subscription service: Porsche Passport. The service offers on-demand... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Mazda design concept debuting at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

2 premieres for Mazda at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show but no rotary sports car

Mazda will unveil two new concept cars at this month’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, but unfortunately neither of them will be a sports car. One of the concepts will preview... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
Audi e-tron Quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

First details on PPE electric car platform for future Audis and Porsches

Audi and Porsche, both brands from the Volkswagen Group, have developed separate platforms for their first volume electric cars. Audi’s platform is the C-BEV which is... read more October 9, 2017 by


 
General Motors’ Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS)

SURUS: GM's modular platform for silent, self-driving trucks

While some automakers look to electrify conventional trucks, General Motors has taken a much more radical approach in its development of next-generation commercial vehicles... read more October 9, 2017 by


 
Nissan sweat-sensing seats to curb dehydration

Nissan wants to fight dehydration with sweat-sensing seats

The consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol are well documented. However, there's something much more common that happens every single day: driving while not... read more October 3, 2017 by


 
Cadillac Super Cruise

Cadillac's Super Cruise provides a glimpse into the self-driving future today

When I was a kid, "The Jetsons" promised me flying cars would be part of the future, and I would have a robot housekeeper. It’s the future, and I don’t have... read more October 2, 2017 by


 
 

 
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