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This is an oil filter that hasn't been changed in 50,000 miles

What an oil filter looks like after 50,000 miles

Change your oil. Let me repeat that. Change your oil! Tell your friends and family to get their oil changed, too, because neglecting that precious fluid will turn your car into an expensive lawn ornament. Amazingly, not everybody fully understands this concept. Some just forget to get this done... read more

December 16, 2016 by
 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Regulators moving forward with vehicle-to-vehicle communication

Following its September presentation of guidelines for the safe testing and deployment of self-driving cars, the Department of Transportation proposed a ruling on Tuesday... read more December 14, 2016 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Google self-driving car project is now called Waymo

Google’s self-driving car project is no longer just one of the many moonshot ideas of the Google X advanced research skunk works as it has been transformed into a... read more December 14, 2016 by


 
Nvidia BB8 self-driving car prototype

Nvidia’s self-driving car doesn’t need road markings or even pavement

Most people will recognize Nvidia as a company that makes graphics cards for computers. But the company is also heavily involved in the auto industry, making computer chips... read more December 13, 2016 by


 
It's this easy to change your own oil

It's this easy to change your own oil

Our friend Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained has been teaching us a lot about our favorite subject: cars. Today, he's here to talk about something that just might... read more December 12, 2016 by


 
Audi Traffic Light Information System, Las Vegas

First-ever Audi vehicle-to-infrastructure feature tested

A countdown clock silently ticks down to 0:00 in the Audi A4’s instrument cluster display, almost like the timer on an oven. Except instead of a baked casserole, the... read more December 10, 2016 by


 
MOIA logo

Volkswagen Group launches mobility unit MOIA, plans Uber rival

The Volkswagen Group has formed a new unit tasked with the development of new mobility solutions. The unit is called MOIA, a name that's meant to signify independent mobility... read more December 9, 2016 by


 
Toyota 10-speed automatic transmission

Toyota reveals next-generation engines, transmissions and hybrid systems

As Toyota slowly renews its fleet with cars built around its TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) modular platform unveiled in 2015, we’ll see new technologies that... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
How engine oil systems work

How engine oil systems work

Besides fuel, oil is the lifeblood of your vehicle. It keeps your engine rotating smoothly. This is accomplished by the properties of oil that allow it to lubricate moving... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
Audi's online traffic light information system

Audi launches first public vehicle-to-infrastructure system in Las Vegas

As cars become more and more connected it won’t be long until they are communicating with each other as well as with the surrounding infrastructure to aid traffic flow... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
nuTonomy autonomous Renault Zoe

nuTonomy to test self-driving cars in Boston

Back in August, a startup by the name of nuTonomy made headlines following the launch of the world’s first taxi service built around self-driving cars. Albeit a trial... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
Audi Q2 Deep Learning concept

Audi uses machine learning to refine self-parking technology

Audi has demonstrated how it is using machine learning to help refine its self-driving system. Machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence where computers... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
GM 9-speed automatic transmission

GM to introduce 9-speed auto in 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] on Tuesday released the first details for a new 9-speed automatic transmission designed for front-wheel-drive applications. The transmission... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
How to safely lift your car off the ground with jack stands

How to safely lift your car off the ground with jack stands

If you're going to do work on your own vehicle, you'll most likely need to get underneath it at some point. Unless you own a monster truck, this means that you're going to... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz HD matrix LED headlights

Mercedes-Benz unveils ultra-precise ‘high-def’ headlights

Mercedes-Benz has developed a new type of headlight with such precise control of the light beam that it can project complex symbols, including words, onto the road ahead to... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
Apple logo

Apple hints at self-driving car development in letter to regulators

Clues that Apple [NSDQ:AAPL] might be developing self-driving car technology has emerged in a letter sent by the tech giant to the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
 

 
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