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German Student World Record Electric Car

German Students Whir On To New Electric 0-62-MPH Record

Here in the States we talk about 0-60-mph runs when it comes to discussing the specs and performance of your average performance machine. Across the pond, our enthusiast friends who smartly embrace the metric system, measure a nearly similar jaunt as a car travels from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour... read more

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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 

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 

BMW i8 hydrogen fuel cell concept

BMW Shows Off Fuel Cell-Powered i8 And 5-Series GT

In late 2011, BMW signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyota for collaboration on a number of projects, one of which was development of a new sports car platform to... read more July 2, 2015 by 

Tailor Made Ferrari California T

Ferrari Lightweight Tech Even Encompasses Seat Trim

Like most other automakers in this expensive space, Ferrari offers up a more bespoke automobile for its more discerning clientele. The program is called Tailor Made, and its... read more July 2, 2015 by 

2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

BMW 1-Series Predictive Gear Shift Reads The Road: Video

BMW's Predictive Gear Shift is unquestionably trick technology. First appearing on the company's Rolls-Royce Wraith, and later on its BMW 7-Series, the system uses satellite... read more June 29, 2015 by 


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