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Toyota Kikai concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota Bringing Fuel Cells, Hot Rods And Robots To Tokyo Motor Show

A new sports car won’t be the only attraction on Toyota’s stand at this month’s 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. The Japanese automaker has unveiled an assortment of weird and wacky concepts destined for the show, including a robot that if one day produced could serve as a companion to, we... read more

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Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

New Video Shows What It Will Be Like Owning A Volvo Autonomous Car

Continuing its reputation for stellar safety, Swedish automaker Volvo is committed to developing cars that that are crash-proof in an attempt to completely eliminate... read more October 6, 2015 by 

Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Automotive Safety Giant Autoliv To Help Develop Autonomous Systems With Volvo

Automotive safety systems giant Autoliv has joined Volvo in the Swedish automaker’s Drive Me autonomous car research project. The two companies will share their... read more September 30, 2015 by 

Escort Max 360 Radar And Laser Detector

Escort Just Released A Radar Detector With Arrows, Your Move Valentine One

For anyone who takes radar and laser detectors seriously, there are only two brands to consider: Escort and Valentine One. For years Escort has added new technology to its... read more September 29, 2015 by 

Roush Mustang Custom Exhaust Tune

Roush Lets You Tune Your Exhaust Through An App: Video

You buy an entertaining car. One of things you'll want is a nice throaty exhaust. On occasion, however, you'll wish your exhaust noise was a tad less rambunctious. That's... read more September 28, 2015 by 

Apple store

Apple Car Could Roll As Early As 2019: Report

Apple is yet to even mention the possibility of it developing a car but numerous reports and industry clues point in just that direction. It was at the start of this year... read more September 22, 2015 by 

2015 GMC Yukon Denali

New Cylinder Deactivation System Allows V-8s To Run On Two Cylinders

Cylinder deactivation helps automakers squeeze better fuel economy out of larger engines by cutting off some cylinders under light loads. Systems in production now typically... read more September 17, 2015 by 

Volkswagen DSG dual-clutch transmission

VW Drops Plans For 10-Speed DSG Dual-Clutch Transmission: Report

A number of automakers are offering nine-speed automatic transmissions, and soon major American players Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] and General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] will... read more September 17, 2015 by 

Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile Concept: Live Photos & Video

Like most automakers, Mercedes-Benz is studying the future of the automobile and building concept cars to predict that future. The night before the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show... read more September 16, 2015 by 

Volvo safety systems

Automatic Emergency Braking To Become Standard?

There's no question about it; modern cars are incredibly safe, and there's new technology being released that has them becoming safer still. Since it was mandated that we all... read more September 15, 2015 by 

Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Should Elderly Drivers Be The Autonomous Car Early Adopters?

Some automakers tease concept cars with autonomous-driving modes, lounge-style interiors, and augmented-reality windshields and windows, while others tout automatic cruise... read more September 9, 2015 by 

Jaguar Land Rover electrified vehicle concepts

Jaguar Land Rover Previews Future Tech Including New Electric Car Concepts

Jaguar Land Rover is fully embracing the concept of vehicle electrification and has already developed a series of technology demonstrators that will be used to test various... read more September 9, 2015 by 

2015 BMW i8 construction at Leipzig plant

High-Strength, Light-Weight Gorilla Glass Coming To Cars?

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has made no secret of the fact it wants cheap, high-volume carbon fiber. Ever-encroaching efficiency and safety standards mean cars at every... read more September 1, 2015 by 

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Pentastar V-6 engine

FCA’s Pentastar V-6 Upgraded For Improved Efficiency And Torque

It was in 2010 that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] first introduced its Pentastar-branded V-6 engines, and now the range is coming in for its first major update. The... read more September 1, 2015 by 

2016 BMW 7 Series

BMW Gesture Control Walkthrough: Video

If voice commands, touchscreen controls, a central dial, and steering wheel buttons aren't enough, BMW will soon have a new way to control the features of your infotainment... read more August 28, 2015 by 

Google Autonomous Pothole Patent

Google To Combat Potholes Suggests Latest Patent Filing

You know what no one out there likes? Potholes. They take over a stretch of local road and soon enough your alignment is off, your suspension is creaking, and you're blowing... read more August 27, 2015 by 


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