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Startup looks to be the AirBnB of garages

One of the biggest factors limiting would-be car collectors from amassing a fleet of their own is often storage—but it is one that GaragePointer hopes to help owners overcome. If you live in a city, or even on a quarter acre suburban lot, parking more than a couple of cars at home may be a... read more

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2016 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 3.0t 400

Most new Infinitis to have autonomous capability

While Nissan has been quite vocal about its plans to offer autonomous driving capability on its cars, the Japanese automaker’s luxury division Infiniti hasn’t... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
2018 Lexus LC 500h

Lexus navigation crashes after over the air update

An update sent to certain Lexus vehicles with the automaker's Enform infotainment and navigation system has caused the system to crash—or brick. According to users on... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
Volvo Concept Truck

Volvo truck concept uses 30 percent less fuel thanks to less weight, better aero

Volvo Trucks, a separate entity to Volvo Cars, has rolled out a truck concept that could lead to much lower costs for the delivery of goods. The Swedish firm’s concept... read more June 7, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained talks about DOHC vs OHV

How it works: four-valve versus two-valve engines

Your engine is composed of many moving parts and pieces. In order to move through the four stages of internal combustion, all of these bits and bobs are quite necessary. Some... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
Acura RLX autonomous prototype at GoMentum Station

Acura demonstrates autonomous technology at GoMentum Station

Acura recently unveiled a new autonomous car prototype based on its RLX flagship sedan. Now see the prototype in action at the GoMentum Station test facility in Concord... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW i’s focus changes to autonomous cars

With electric cars becoming mainstream, the BMW i sub-brand originally established for the zero-emission cars has changed its focus to autonomous driving technology... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Porsche Classic navigation

Update your vintage Porsche with factory navigation

Porsche's Classic division has released a period-correct, but thoroughly updated, navigation system designed to work in a host of its vintage cars. Featuring the automaker's... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained dives into your air conditioning

Here's how your AC works and how you can recharge it

You know that when you push the button marked "AC" you should feel a nice cooling breeze upon your body in short order. Those two letters stand for air conditioning, and it's... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche establishes digitization department

Porsche has a long record of innovation and is once again breaking new ground with the establishment of the digitization department Porsche Digital. Among its contemporaries... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained talks about the Subaru Rumble

That Subaru rumble? Here's why that happens

There's no doubt that you've heard the distinctive noise that is a Subaru in the distance. It's a rumble and you know what it means. A 2.5-liter "boxer" flat-4 engine is... read more May 31, 2016 by


 
2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio equipped with Brabus Sports package

Smart, Tesla bottom of pack for software glitches

In a new study, findings revealed that Smart and Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], which represent two very different ends of the automotive market, are both subject to the most... read more May 31, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained talks about tire pressure

Your tire pressure needs your attention

David Wooderson thought it was all about his muscle under the hood. Clint Bruno, however, knew that what he could really use was a set of tires. You see, tires can make or... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
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BMW invests in ride-sharing service Scoop

BMW, through its New York-based investment arm BMW i Ventures, has invested in ride-sharing service Scoop. Scoop is a relative new player in the world of ride-sharing, having... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
Toyota and Uber logos

Toyota, Volkswagen latest to invest in ride-sharing

Two more industry giants have announced major investments in ride-sharing. Following the likes of Apple, BMW, Daimler, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Google, which have... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
Horsepower vs. torque

The difference between horsepower and torque

Horsepower and torque--forever intertwined due to our undying love for all that is internal combustion. Do you really know what the difference between the two is, though, and... read more May 23, 2016 by


 
 

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