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Audi virtual cockpit (reconfigurable display)  -  2016 Audi TT

Updated A3 Expected To Receive Audi Virtual Cockpit

A number of the latest Audi models starting with the 2016 TT are fitted with an almost fully digital interface that the German automaker calls the Virtual Cockpit. The main instrument cluster has been replaced with a single, customizable screen, while at the same time lesser-used functions are... read more

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2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 shift light indicator

Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Head-Up Display Comes With Customizable Shift Light Indicator

The Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new Mustang Shelby GT350 is almost ready for its showroom debut in the fall, but today we have details on one of the tech features... read more July 23, 2015 by


 
2014 Jeep Cherokee

FCA Responds To Hackers' Scary Breach Of 2014 Jeep Cherokee: Video

On Tuesday, Wired posted an account of writer Andy Greenberg's ongoing experiment to demonstrate the potential of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee to be remotely hacked. During this... read more July 22, 2015 by


 
Camera-Based Advanced Front Lighting System

Ford Developing Headlights Smarter Than Your Average Glare: Video

In the late '40s, the Tucker Torpedo featured a third headlight dubbed the Cyclops Eye. The centrally mounted unit was connected to the steering rack, and thus could pivot... read more July 20, 2015 by


 
F-150 Air Curtains

Mustang Tech Makes Ford F-150 Slipperier Than Ever

Ford has pulled out all the stops to make its latest F-150 pickup truck more fuel efficient than ever before. And while its lightweight aluminum construction and available... read more July 17, 2015 by


 
Hankook iFlex Non-Pneumatic Tire

Hankook Airless Tires Inch Closer To Production Reality

A number of tire manufacturers have been portraying airless tires as the way of the future. A few have even moved into production capacity on the airless front. These... read more July 16, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen V-Charge

VW Working On Automated Parking And Electric Car Charging: Video

Even if you're pretty enthusiastic about driving, parking is probably more of a chore than a joy. That's why Volkswagen is working on a way to potentially skip over that... read more July 15, 2015 by


 
Audi RS 7 Piloted Driving concept at Sonoma Raceway, July 2015

Audi RS 7 Autonomous Concept Drops 880 Pounds, Laps Sonoma Raceway

Step by step, a fully autonomous Audi is edging closer to reality. Late last year we saw the brand with the four rings send an RS 7 concept around Germany’s... read more July 15, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 7-Series production

Watch How BMW Adds Carbon Fiber To Its 2016 7-Series: Video

BMW proved with its i3 and i8 that carbon fiber in the form of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) could be used effectively in the mass production of vehicles. Now the... read more July 15, 2015 by


 
Ford Patent Luminescent Body Panels

Ford Looks To Patent Luminescent Body Panels

It seems that the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is looking for new ways to brighten your motoring experience. Patent applications discovered by Car and Driver show the... read more July 13, 2015 by


 
Maxion Wheels

Aluminum-Carbon Hybrid A More Affordable Alternative To Pure Carbon Wheels

Only yesterday we brought you news that the Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] upcoming Mustang Shelby GT350R will be fitted as standard with light yet sturdy carbon fiber... read more July 13, 2015 by


 
2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R’s carbon fiber wheels

Close look at the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R’s carbon fiber wheels

Carbon fiber is seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and thus improving acceleration, braking and handling while... read more July 12, 2015 by


 
Ridewith by Waze

Google's Waze enters ride-sharing game: Is Uber doomed?

Here's some news that isn't likely to sit well with the Uber brass: Google is getting into the ridesharing game. Details come from The Car Connection, which writes that... read more July 10, 2015 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class To Expand Safety, Self-Driving, Self-Parking Capabilities: Video

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan will be officially unveiled next January at the Detroit Auto Show, but from the number of spy shots already published, it's pretty... read more July 7, 2015 by


 
GoPro HERO4 Session

New GoPro HERO4 Session Drops Some Features To Get Small

GoPro has announced a brand-new camera for its lineup of capture-anything-and-everything video devices. It's called the HERO4 Session, and it's smaller and lighter than the... read more July 6, 2015 by


 
BMW 1-Series Hatchback prototype with direct water injection

BMW Shows Off More Vehicles With Power-Boosting Water Injection

BMW held a presentation at its test center in Miramas, France during the past week where the automaker showed off a number of its upcoming powertrain technologies. The... read more July 5, 2015 by


 
 

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