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Honda Accord fitted with prototype Honda eight-speed dual-clutch transmission with torque converter

Honda: New Turbo Engines, 8-Speed DCT With Torque Converter

Honda announced three new direct-injected and turbocharged engines, plus an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission with the interesting addition of a torque converter, during a two-day media event before the Tokyo Motor Show that opens Wednesday. Each of the engines, along with the new transmission... read more

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Self-driving pod car to service Milton Keynes, U.K.

U.K. To Have Autonomous Cars In Service By 2017: Video

A handful of automakers such as Mercedes-Benz and Nissan are committed to launching autonomous cars by the end of the decade, but a U.K. town might be the first in the world... read more November 11, 2013 by 


 
Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

Third Tesla Model S Fire: Still Not A Big Deal

A third Tesla Model S has caught fire, and while many pundits speculate as to the impact the news will have on Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] stock, the future of electric cars... read more November 7, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Concept B Class Electric Drive, 2012 Paris Auto Show

Daimler Wants More From Tesla Stake, New Electric Mercedes Compact In The Works?

Back in 2009—well before the Tesla Model S neared production, and before Tesla had earned the credibility it has today—Daimler bought a stake in the company with... read more November 1, 2013 by 


 
Mitsubishi XR-PHEV, GC-PHEV and AR concepts, 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Mitsubishi Previews New Design Language And Tech With Three Tokyo Concepts

Mitsubishi at long last looks to be emerging from an era of acceptable yet somewhat dull product design with an exciting trio of concept cars that hint at the... read more November 1, 2013 by 


 
Wrenches

The 9 Tools Every Man (And Woman) Should Have In Their Car

When you're on the road, you're out in the world, and the world can get dangerous when you least expect it--especially if your car breaks down or runs into trouble. So what... read more October 30, 2013 by 


 
Discover the technology of Formula One with Ferrari

Discover The Technology Of F1 With Ferrari: Aerodynamics

Following on from Red Bull Racing’s series on how to build a Formula One car, Ferrari came out with its own series explaining the technology behind motorsport’s... read more October 30, 2013 by 


 
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... read more October 29, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Steals Apple Product Exec To Lead Vehicle Development

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is a company that is primed to do big things. It needs the appropriate leadership in place to accomplish that, of course, and so it's going out to... read more October 24, 2013 by 


 
Aeromobil 2.5 flying car

Another Flying Car: Slovakian Aeromobil 2.5 Makes First Test Flight

The future must be here, because people keep building flying cars. First, there was the Terrafugia Transition. Now, there's the Aeromobil, which hails from Slovakia... read more October 23, 2013 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class tech features

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Tech Details

Recently we were given our first official look at the next-generation C-Class, which hits showrooms next year following a debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Now... read more October 23, 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 


 
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