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BMW EnLighten app integration

BMW Offers EnLighten App Connectivity To Predict Traffic Signals

BMW claims to be the first carmaker to integrate a new app designed to help urban drivers anticipate traffic signals. Created by a company called Connected Signals, the EnLighten app shows the current state of a traffic light in front of the car, including a countdown showing the time until the... read more

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2014 Jeep Cherokee

FCA Recalls 1.4M Vehicles In Response To Jeep Cherokee Hack: Video

Last week, Wired posted a story demonstrating the potential for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee to be remotely hacked. During the experiment—recklessly conducted on a busy... read more July 27, 2015 by 


 
German Student World Record Electric Car

German Students Whir On To New Electric 0-62-MPH Record

Here in the States we talk about 0-60-mph runs when it comes to discussing the specs and performance of your average performance machine. Across the pond, our enthusiast... read more July 24, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Tacoma GoPro Mount

2016 Toyota Tacoma Comes With GoPro Mount; Is This The Start Of A New Trend?

The Tacoma has long been a beloved small truck amongst those who put the pickup to work. Now that doesn't have to be just work in the 9-to-5 sense, of course. Tacoma owners... read more July 24, 2015 by 


 
2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 shift light indicator

Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Head-Up Display Comes With Customizable Shift Light Indicator

The Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new Mustang Shelby GT350 is almost ready for its showroom debut in the fall, but today we have details on one of the tech features... read more July 23, 2015 by 


 
2014 Jeep Cherokee

FCA Responds To Hackers' Scary Breach Of 2014 Jeep Cherokee: Video

On Tuesday, Wired posted an account of writer Andy Greenberg's ongoing experiment to demonstrate the potential of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee to be remotely hacked. During this... read more July 22, 2015 by 


 
Camera-Based Advanced Front Lighting System

Ford Developing Headlights Smarter Than Your Average Glare: Video

In the late '40s, the Tucker Torpedo featured a third headlight dubbed the Cyclops Eye. The centrally mounted unit was connected to the steering rack, and thus could pivot... read more July 20, 2015 by 


 
F-150 Air Curtains

Mustang Tech Makes Ford F-150 Slipperier Than Ever

Ford has pulled out all the stops to make its latest F-150 pickup truck more fuel efficient than ever before. And while its lightweight aluminum construction and available... read more July 17, 2015 by 


 
Hankook iFlex Non-Pneumatic Tire

Hankook Airless Tires Inch Closer To Production Reality

A number of tire manufacturers have been portraying airless tires as the way of the future. A few have even moved into production capacity on the airless front. These... read more July 16, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen V-Charge

VW Working On Automated Parking And Electric Car Charging: Video

Even if you're pretty enthusiastic about driving, parking is probably more of a chore than a joy. That's why Volkswagen is working on a way to potentially skip over that... read more July 15, 2015 by 


 
Audi RS 7 Piloted Driving concept at Sonoma Raceway, July 2015

Audi RS 7 Autonomous Concept Drops 880 Pounds, Laps Sonoma Raceway

Step by step, a fully autonomous Audi is edging closer to reality. Late last year we saw the brand with the four rings send an RS 7 concept around Germany’s... read more July 15, 2015 by 


 
2016 BMW 7-Series production

Watch How BMW Adds Carbon Fiber To Its 2016 7-Series: Video

BMW proved with its i3 and i8 that carbon fiber in the form of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) could be used effectively in the mass production of vehicles. Now the... read more July 15, 2015 by 


 
Ford Patent Luminescent Body Panels

Ford Looks To Patent Luminescent Body Panels

It seems that the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is looking for new ways to brighten your motoring experience. Patent applications discovered by Car and Driver show the... read more July 13, 2015 by 


 
Maxion Wheels

Aluminum-Carbon Hybrid A More Affordable Alternative To Pure Carbon Wheels

Only yesterday we brought you news that the Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] upcoming Mustang Shelby GT350R will be fitted as standard with light yet sturdy carbon fiber... read more July 13, 2015 by 


 
2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R’s carbon fiber wheels

Close Look At The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R’s Carbon Fiber Wheels

Carbon fiber is seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and thus improving acceleration, braking and handling while... read more July 12, 2015 by 


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class To Expand Safety, Self-Driving, Self-Parking Capabilities: Video

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan will be officially unveiled next January at the Detroit Auto Show, but from the number of spy shots already published, it's pretty... read more July 7, 2015 by 


 
 

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