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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 the circuit at race speeds. The video shows the successful lap, which Audi tells us took just over two minutes. That’s... read more

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2015 Audi RS 7

Autonomous RS 7, Name A Camaro, Mercedes Baby Vans: News Video

This week has seen a lot of great news come across the wires in the car world, but some of our favorite bits include an autonomous RS 7 that Audi plans to lap around the... read more October 12, 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 


 
Volvo Drive-E engine with electrically-driven turbocharger

Volvo Reveals 450-HP Four-Cylinder With Electrically-Driven Turbo: Video

Audi recently unveiled a high-performance diesel engine that featured a pair of turbochargers and an electric motor that spools the smaller of the turbos at low revs to help... read more October 7, 2014 by 


 
Brembo carbon ceramic brakes in the 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06

The Tech Behind The 2015 Corvette Z06’s Brembo Carbon Ceramic Brakes: Video

The 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06’s performance figures--when equipped with the Z07 Performance Package--have just been released this morning, but that’s not the only... read more October 1, 2014 by 


 
2016 Audi TT / TTS First Drive  -  Spain, September 2014

2016 Audi TT: Driving With Its Virtual Cockpit A Vision Of The Future

We have seen the future of the in-car interface—or at least a major part of it—at Audi, and it's in the 2016 TT Coupe and Roadster slated to arrive Stateside next... read more September 30, 2014 by 


 
BMW Highly Automated Driving prototype

BMW To Test Autonomous Cars In China

While Audi and Mercedes-Benz have made headlines recently with news they’ve received permits to test autonomous cars on California’s roads, BMW has now revealed... read more September 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2015 Corvette Stingray Valet Mode PDR May Violate Wiretapping Laws, GM Working On Update

Aside from testing for top speed, it’s not often that using a new car’s features could land you with a hefty fine or a stint in jail—but that could be the... read more September 25, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Gets Active Sound Generator

In a press release for its 2015 Mustang, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] product development chief Raj Nair states that the “visceral look, sound and performance of Mustang... read more September 25, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 concept, 2014 Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show

Meet Mercedes-Benz's Futuristic Autonomous Truck Concept: Video

While we’ve frequently reported on autonomous cars and the impact of the technology on the car industry, one of the areas we’re likely to see the technology take... read more September 23, 2014 by 


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid spy shots

Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain Specs Revealed

Mercedes-Benz’s first plug-in hybrid model, the S550 Plug-In Hybrid, is due to go on sale next year (our first drive report is coming soon). It will be the first of as... read more September 22, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz receives autonomous car license for California

Mercedes Is Latest To Receive California’s Autonomous Car License

Earlier this week we saw Audi become the first automaker to receive the new license from the state of California to allow testing of autonomous car prototypes on public... read more September 19, 2014 by 


 
Audi A7 autonomous car prototype

Audi Receives California’s First Autonomous Car Permit: Video

Audi was one of the pioneers in the area of autonomous cars, having built a TT prototype that in 2010 tackled Colorado’s Pikes Peak Hill Climb entirely on its own. A... read more September 17, 2014 by 


 
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