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Local Motors Strati 3D-printed car concept

Local Motors Announces Winner of 3D-Printed Car Design Contest

Crowd-sourced carmaker Local Motors recently announced the winner of its first "3D Printed Car Design Challenge". The contest—which attracted over 200 entrants—was created to spur the development of a 3D-printed car. MUST SEE: Tree Crushes Million-Dollar Toyota 2000 GT Local Motors is... read more

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Ford Fusion Lightweight Concept

Ford Fusion Lightweight Concept Car Goes All-Out With High-Tech Weight Savings: Video

When it comes to vehicle performance, weight is the enemy. But saving weight can do more than make a car turn better, accelerate better, and stop better. It can also make it... read more June 3, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volvo XC90

Volvo Shows Off New XC90’s Button-Less Interface: Video

In just a couple of months Volvo will reveal its first all-new XC90 since the launch of the original SUV all the way back in 2002. The new XC90 is shaping up to be a much... read more June 3, 2014 by 


 
Pneumatic Lego V-8 engine by Huib van der Hart

Lego V-8 And Six-Speed Sequential Gearbox Are Awesome: Video

So you want to get to better know the inner workings of a V-8 engine, and, perhaps, how a sequential gearbox works? Well, you could always build your own. Out of Legos. MUST... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz S500 INTELLIGENT DRIVE prototype

Mercedes Doesn’t Want You To Forget Its Autonomous Car Development: Video

This week Google unveiled its first car, a prototype autonomous vehicle devoid of a steering wheel and brakes yet capable of transporting passengers at speeds of up to 25... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
Ford Adaptive Steering system

Ford Introducing Adaptive Steering: Video

Ford already offers electronic power steering, which helps to conserve fuel by using an electric motor to assist the steering instead of a hydraulic system drawing energy... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
1920s New York Fire Department dashcam

Ur-Dashcam: Ride Along With A 1920s Fire Chief Through New York City Mayhem

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to drive to a fire through the streets of New York City in the 1920s, wonder no more. This video shows what it was... read more May 29, 2014 by 


 
2014 Porsche 919 Hybrid Le Mans Prototype

Porsche Tells Us Just How Efficient Its 919 Hybrid Le Mans Prototype Is: Video

As the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race draws ever closer—now just three weekends away—Porsche has revealed even more details of its 919 Hybrid endurance... read more May 29, 2014 by 


 
Street-legal, four-passenger DeltaWing Technologies vehicle rendering

DeltaWing Four-Passenger Street Car Design Revealed

The DeltaWing’s unusual shape provoked comparisons to the Batmobile when it first hit the motorsports scene. While its on-track record was plagued by bad luck, the... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen future tech

Volkswagen Previews Future Tech

Volkswagen in July will reveal a new generation of the Passat sedan that the rest of the world enjoys. The new sedan will be packed with the automaker’s latest... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
Audi RS 5 TDI concept

Audi Previews Electrically-Driven Turbo In RS 5 TDI Concept

We first heard Audi was working on an electrically-driven turbocharger back in 2012, but now the automaker has revealed an engine fitted with the technology in a new concept... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

Google Unveils Its First Self-Driving Car Prototype: Videos

Cute as a button and spelling doom for the enthusiast; no, it’s not the Rabbit of Caerbannog. It’s Google’s first in-house-designed self-driving car... read more May 27, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8

2015 BMW i8 Tech Highlights Revealed: Video

If you bought a 2015 BMW i8 based on its styling alone, we'd not begrudge you for it. While BMW's i3 has gone for high-tech and futuristic styling, the i8's designers added... read more May 27, 2014 by 


 
BMW M4 DTM pit stop captured in thermal video

BMW M4 DTM Pit Stop In Thermal Technicolor Is Amazing: Video

If you’re a fan of any kind of motorsport, you know just how impressive the furiously synchronized miracle of a pit stop is. But it’s even more impressive when... read more May 23, 2014 by 


 
Toyota tests new semiconductor technology

Toyota Refines Semiconductor Tech For Higher-MPG Hybrids

The greatest fuel efficiency gains can be made on the least efficient vehicles. Improve a 15 mpg car by 5 mpg, and you've raised its gas mileage a third—find a similar... read more May 21, 2014 by 


 
 Garmin portable navigation kit now offered on all Volvos

Non-Satellite GPS Could Soon Be A Thing

The "quantum compass" sounds like something Dr Who might use, or a 1990s special edition car name. In actuality, it's the name of a new device under development with the... read more May 20, 2014 by 


 
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