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Volvo in-car delivery trial in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo Trials In-Car Delivery System In Sweden: Video

Anyone who’s away from home during business hours will no doubt know the frustration of having a delivery person turn up at your door with an important package only to find no one at home and thus forced to leave a note requesting that you pick up the package yourself at some busy center... read more

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Tesla Model S owner tests Autopilot system from back seat

Don’t Be This Idiot: Tesla Model S Owner Tests Autopilot System From Back Seat

In the same week Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk announced the company will be implementing some constraints on its Autopilot autonomous system to prevent some of the... read more November 10, 2015 by 

Local Motors LM3D Swim

Local Motors Unveils Its Latest 3D-Printed Car: Video

Local Motors is keen to bring 3D printing into larger focus within the automotive world. Certain automakers or component manufacturers might make a part this way, but Local... read more November 9, 2015 by 

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Toyota Investing $1 Billion In Silicon Valley Research Lab

Toyota will establish a new research and development facility in California’s Silicon Valley at the cost of $1 billion over five years. The new facility, to be called... read more November 9, 2015 by 

Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla Plans Constraints For Autopilot System After Several Near Misses: Video

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] recently launched a software update for its Model S enabling the car to drive autonomously in certain situations, such as along a multilane highway... read more November 6, 2015 by 

Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Autonomous Cars Will Need To Interact With Pedestrians: Here's How

The technology that’s required to guide and pilot autonomous (self-driving) vehicles—keeping them on the road and on their route—is only one challenge. The... read more November 3, 2015 by 

Mazda RX-Vision concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda’s New Rotary To Arrive With Turbocharging, Not Electrification: Report

At the recent 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda rolled out a stunning sports car concept powered by a rotary engine said to be more fuel efficient than any previous rotary design... read more November 3, 2015 by 

Yamaha Sports Ride concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Yamaha Sports Ride Concept First With Gordon Murray-Designed iStream Carbon

Yamaha has been hinting at a move into car manufacturing in recent years, with the firm recently teaming up with McLaren F1 designer Gordon Murray to develop a city car... read more October 28, 2015 by 

Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo Concept

Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo Concept Revealed

Mercedes-Benz is fully embracing the concept of autonomous cars, seeing them as a means to transform the way we interact and use cars. We got our first taste of... read more October 27, 2015 by 

Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard

Tony Hawk, Volunteers Ride Hendo's Latest Hoverboard: Video

Yesterday, in celebration of Back to the Future Day—the date Marty McFly traveled to in Back to the Future II—Hendo unveiled the latest version of its hoverboard... read more October 22, 2015 by 

Yokohama Aerodynamic Tire Tech

New Technology Could Improve Airflow Around Your Tires

When you think of vehicle aerodynamics, we have to assume that you don't think of your tires. Yokohama thinks about all manner of tire technology on a constant basis, which... read more October 22, 2015 by 

2017 Bentley Bentayga

Bentley Bentayga Diesel To Feature Electric-Aided Turbocharger

Bentley’s new Bentayga debuted with a W-12 gasoline engine, but the British automaker has confirmed that the SUV will eventually offer diesel and plug-in hybrid... read more October 20, 2015 by 

Tesla Autopilot Test

Tesla Owners Begin Posting Autopilot Videos

Well, that didn't take long. Yesterday, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] released its Version 7.0 software update which contains the new Autopilot feature, and Model S drivers have... read more October 16, 2015 by 

Ferrari F12 tdf vehicle dynamics video

Find Out How Ferrari Improved The Handling Of The F12 tdf: Video

Yesterday, we brought you a video looking at the modifications made to the 6.3-liter V-12 engine in the Ferrari F12 tdf to enable it to deliver all 770 horsepower and 520... read more October 16, 2015 by 

Volvo commits to electric car development

Volvo Electric Car Coming In 2019

Volvo unveiled a fully electric C30 compact hatch in 2009 that it used for research purposes and even loaned out to customers to learn more about how people use electric cars... read more October 15, 2015 by 

Volvo CMA modular compact car platform

First Of Volvo’s Next-Generation Compact Cars Arriving In 2017

Just as it has the SPA platform for its larger models, Volvo is working on another modular platform just like SPA that it will use for its range of next-generation compact... read more October 15, 2015 by 


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