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Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla Version 7.0 Software Update Activates First Autopilot Features

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has been teasing Model S owners with its planned Autopilot autonomous driving system for quite some time now. The hardware necessary for the system has been hanging in front of their faces for the past year, but now the software to unlock an initial round of Autopilot... read more

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Teaser for Rinspeed Etos debuting at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Rinspeed Headed To 2016 CES With Etos Sports Car Concept

Swiss engineering and design firm Rinspeed traditionally graces the company’s home event, the Geneva Motor Show, with wild, forward-looking concept vehicles, but in... read more October 12, 2015 by 

Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche Mission E: Gearing Up To Go Faster Than Tesla Model S?

The Porsche Mission E concept, if it’s headed to production, could end up being quite the rival to Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P90D. And just as in the Model S... read more October 8, 2015 by 

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... read more October 8, 2015 by 

Toyota autonomous car prototype

Toyota Previews Autonomous Tech Coming In 2020: Video

Unlike some rivals, auto industry giant Toyota has been treading a slow and cautionary path towards the implementation of autonomous driving technology on its cars, though... read more October 7, 2015 by 

New Ford GT

Ford GT Supercar Coming With Carbon Fiber Wheels: Report

Australia’s Carbon Revolution was selected by the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] to supply carbon fiber wheels for the new Mustang Shelby GT350R and soon the contract... read more October 7, 2015 by 

Production-ready Mercedes-Benz Actros truck fitted with Highway Pilot autonomous driving system

Production-Ready Mercedes Autonomous Truck Takes To The Autobahn: Video

Last year Mercedes-Benz showed off a futuristic truck concept fitted with an autonomous system dubbed the Highway Pilot that enabled it to drive itself along stretches of... read more October 6, 2015 by 

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 


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