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Audi Prologue Piloted Driving concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

More Details On Next-Gen Audi A8

Audi’s next-generation A8 is still a couple of years away from its market debut but there’s already a lot we know about the new flagship sedan. The car will ride on a stretched version of the MLB Evo platform that debuts in the 2016 Q7, bringing significant weight savings for the big... read more

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Volvo XC60 City Safe demonstration goes horribly wrong

Volvo Safety Demonstration Goes Horribly Wrong: Video

Volvo has a bit of a bad track record with its automatic assistance systems and demonstrations for the press and public. The latest demonstration, involving an XC60 and its... read more May 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 Buick Enclave

2016 Buick Enclave Gets 4G LTE Connectivity

Buick’s Enclave crossover is starting to get long in the tooth, with the latest version able to trace its roots back to the original launched in 2008. However, the big... read more May 19, 2015 by 


 
Porsche Track Precision app

Porsche Track Precision App Turns Your Phone Into A Data Logger

Data acquisition has completely changed racing, and now that focus on numbers is starting to seep into regular road cars. Chevrolet kicked off the trend with its Performance... read more May 18, 2015 by 


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

NHTSA Aims To Speed Implementation Of Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication

Today's cars are, without a doubt, safer than they've ever been. But with ever-increasing congestion—along with seemingly infinite distractions—the National... read more May 17, 2015 by 


 
Google autonomous car prototype

Google Autonomous Car Public Road Trials Start This Summer: Video

A year since unveiling its own self-driving car, Google has confirmed that the small, pod-like research vehicle is ready for testing on public roads. Google has been testing... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
New Ford GT supercar

The Ford GT Has More Lines Of Code Than A Boeing Passenger Jet

Which is more complicated: keeping an airplane in the air, or keeping a car pointed in the right direction on the road? Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] engineers apparently... read more May 14, 2015 by 


 
Google's Self-Driving Prius

Google Autonomous Car Blameless In 11 Accidents Reported During Testing

Silly humans, so accident prone. To comply with a California law requiring companies to disclose the number of accidents its autonomous cars are involved in, Google released... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
2016 Opel Astra’s Matrix LED headlights

New Opel Astra To Feature Matrix LED Headlights

Opel’s new Astra, set for a debut at September’s 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, will offer some technology that at present is only found on luxury models from the... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
2016 Dodge Viper ACR

2016 Dodge Viper ACR Tech Overview Video

Even five years after its launch, the previous-generation Dodge Viper ACR is still one of the fastest production cars around a track, with only the all-wheel-drive Nissan... read more May 12, 2015 by 


 
EO smart connecting car 2

EO Smart Car Could Be Future "Crab" King Of The City

The urban landscape of the future will not be filled with gas-drinking machines piloted by humans. We're not sure when the cityscape will change, but it will absolutely reach... read more May 11, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen Group’s new twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 gasoline engine

Volkswagen Presents Next-Gen W-12 Engine At Vienna Motor Symposium

The future of the Volkswagen Group’s W-12 is safe thanks to innovations that ensure the big brute of an engine meets more stringent emissions regulations coming into... read more May 10, 2015 by 


 
2016 Audi A4 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next-Gen Audi A4’s New 2.0-Liter TFSI Presented At Vienna Motor Symposium

Audi revealed a new 2.0-liter TFSI engine at this week’s Vienna Motor Symposium, which the automaker says will first appear in the next-generation A4 due for a reveal... read more May 7, 2015 by 


 
Porsche InnoDrive System

Porsche Engineers Developing Corner-Carving Cruise Control

It's always pleasing to learn that something you'd do regardless—eat dark chocolate, drink red wine, have sex—is good for you. Another beneficial activity? A... read more May 7, 2015 by 


 
Freightliner Inspiration Truck self-driving truck concept

Daimler’s Futuristic Self-Driving Truck Hits U.S. Roads: Video

The future is coming up fast, with technologies that were once the domain of science fiction now being developed for commercial sale. Just last week Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more May 6, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen Car-Net for Apple Watch

Volkswagen Now Has An Apple Watch App

The new Apple Watch is putting automakers on notice, and not just with a subtle vibration every five g-d seconds. A handful of OEMs, including Porsche and BMW, have already... read more May 5, 2015 by 


 
 

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