Advertisement

Car Tech

 
Google Glass

Mercedes-Benz Updates Infotainment For Google Glass

Google Glass--the wearable computer with an optical display--is representative of the move towards permanent internet connection and information access many of us increasingly crave. Integration with other things we use on a day-to-day basis, such as cars, is the next priority. To this end... read more

October 29, 2013 by 
 
2013 Porsche Boxster

Porsche Cares About Your Hair, Patents Seat-Mounted Wind Deflectors

The simple pleasure of throwing the top down on a convertible and going for a drive is one that everyone with a license should experience. The sights, the sounds, the sun on... read more October 22, 2013 by 


 
See-Through System "virtual windshield"

'Virtual Windshield' Makes Passing Easier By Making Cars Transparent

Invisible vehicles sound cool, but unless you're Wonder Woman or James Bond, they're an impossibility. Or are they? A new safety system equips cars with a "virtual... read more October 22, 2013 by 


 
President Obama's limousine

Taking A Closer Look At The President's 'Beast' Limo

You're familiar with The Beast, right? No, not the one whose name adds up to 666. The presidential limo that looks like a Cadillac but really isn't. If you're not up to... read more October 21, 2013 by 


 
Anki Drive smart toy cars

Anki Drive: Fighting, Smart Slot Cars Learn As You Race: Video

If you grew up before video games were invented, slot cars were probably how you got your driving fix as a kid. Now, slot cars are getting a high-tech makeover. Anki Drive... read more October 21, 2013 by 


 
Dave Mosher, Popular Science Millenial spokesperson

If This Is What Millenials Really Think About Cars, They're Screwed: Video

If you were born sometime between 1979 and 1997 or so, you're a Millenial, and you hate all of the cars currently made--so much so that you wouldn't even consider buying one... read more October 18, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Active Noise Cancellation Tech: Video

Electric motors are very quiet, which is a good thing for passengers and a bad thing for engineers. Without the typical sounds of an internal combustion engines, a whole... read more October 17, 2013 by 


 
Nano structured batteries and super capacitors integrated into carbon fiber panel

Volvo Shows Body Panels That Could Replace Batteries In Electric Cars

Volvo is working together with independent research groups to develop a means of energy storage for future electric cars that does away completely with traditional battery... read more October 17, 2013 by 


 
Chevrolet Spark & Sonic models add Apple's voice-activated Siri software to MyLink

More Chevys To Offer Siri Eyes Free, Including Camaro And SS

Already available on the diminutive Spark and Sonic, Chevrolet is making Apple's Siri Eyes Free software available on a wider range of its models. The intelligent assistance... read more October 16, 2013 by 


 
Toyota's Automated Highway Driving Assist (AHDA) maintains inter-vehicle distance

Toyota Announces New Autonomous And Pedestrian Safety Tech

Toyota has been treading a slow and cautionary path towards the implementation of autonomous driving technology on its cars; understandable given the recent spate of... read more October 11, 2013 by 


 
New MINI Cooper's safety and convinience features

MINI Outlines 2014 Cooper’s New Driver Assist Features

When it finally makes its debut next month, the new 2014 MINI Cooper won’t just feature fresh styling, a revamped interior and fuel-efficient three-cylinder engines... read more October 10, 2013 by 


 
Ford autonomous car technology

Ford Previews Upcoming Autonomous Car Tech: Video

Ford is the latest to demonstrate some of its upcoming autonomous car technology. The automaker will gradually roll out its self-driving technology, starting with simple... read more October 10, 2013 by 


 
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

How The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Drives Without A Transmission

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid doesn't have a transmission, so how does it work? The Accord Hybrid eschews every form of conventional automatic transmission--from dual-clutch... read more October 8, 2013 by 


 
QNX software-based Active Noise Control.

QNX Announces Pure Software Solution For In-Car Noise Reduction

Software can do a lot of things, but can it create quiet? QNX Acoustics thinks it can. The company is marketing an all-software remedy for eliminating mechanical and road... read more October 8, 2013 by 


 
External airbag deployed from car door. [Photo by the Daily Mail]

Are External Airbags The Next Generation Of Car Safety Tech?

In the 2008 live action Speed Racer film, race drivers are saved from imminent death by quick-expanding foam, which turns their cars into giant bouncing balls that deflect... read more October 8, 2013 by 


 
Renault Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn in a Nissan Leaf autonomous car prototype

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Tests Company’s Autonomous Car: Video

Nissan has promised to launch a fully autonomous car by 2020 and is committed to eventually offering the option on its full lineup of cars. Currently, the automaker is... read more October 8, 2013 by 


 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement

New Cars

Go!

 
© 2014 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by Homestar, LLC. Send us feedback.