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Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Should Elderly Drivers Be The Autonomous Car Early Adopters?

Some automakers tease concept cars with autonomous-driving modes, lounge-style interiors, and augmented-reality windshields and windows, while others tout automatic cruise control, lane-keep systems, and automated parking features as technologies that are the gateway to autonomous driving. But the... read more

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2016 BMW 7 Series

BMW Gesture Control Walkthrough: Video

If voice commands, touchscreen controls, a central dial, and steering wheel buttons aren't enough, BMW will soon have a new way to control the features of your infotainment... read more August 28, 2015 by 

Google Autonomous Pothole Patent

Google To Combat Potholes Suggests Latest Patent Filing

You know what no one out there likes? Potholes. They take over a stretch of local road and soon enough your alignment is off, your suspension is creaking, and you're blowing... read more August 27, 2015 by 

Royal Truck & Equipment Self-Driving Truck

Self-Driving Trucks Coming Soon To Florida Roads: Video

Self-Driving trucks from Pennsylvania firm Royal Truck and Equipment will be on Florida roads by the end of the year. The rigs, which are part of a Department of... read more August 26, 2015 by 

Jaguar F-Pace pre-production prototype

Jaguar F-Pace Benefits From F-Type Chassis Technology: Video

Rumblings about a high-riding Jaguar to take on the likes of the SUV models from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz date back close to a decade, but things never got serious until... read more August 26, 2015 by 

How a Turbocharger Works

The Inner Workings Of The Turbocharger Explained: Video

In our continuing efforts to educate you on how things work, we find ourselves staring down a new automotive subject. It's time to understand what's going on under the hood... read more August 25, 2015 by 

Lexus Hoverboard

New Videos Show Testing and Tech Behind Lexus Hoverboard

There's no good reason for the Lexus Hoverboard to exist. It's impractical, maintenance intensive, and hard to use. In short, it's everything a Lexus isn't. ALSO SEE: Dodge... read more August 24, 2015 by 

Inner workings of a dual-clutch transmission

How A Dual-Clutch Transmission Works: Video

Manual transmissions seem to be disappearing from options lists across the automotive landscape, even for performance brands such as Ferrari and Lamborghini. One of the... read more August 21, 2015 by 

Audi Q6 concept leaked ahead of 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show - Image Auto Motor und Sport

Audi Q6 e-tron Electric SUV To Feature Batteries From LG Chem And Samsung SDI

Audi is working on an electric SUV to challenge Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model X, and today the German automaker marked a major milestone in the vehicle’s... read more August 13, 2015 by 

Hackers Disable Corvette Brakes

Hackers Hit The Brakes On A Corvette Via OBD-II Hack

It seems like a each new day now brings more news of the hackable exploits of the automobile. Jeep saw a vehicle accessed through the infotainment system. The Tesla Model S... read more August 12, 2015 by 

Local Motors Strati 3D-printed car concept

Local Motors Moving Along With Plans For 3D-Printed Car: Video

Last year, boutique company Local Motors announced a contest to design a 3D printed car. And now, Automotive News (subscription required) is reporting that the company says... read more August 7, 2015 by 

Tesla Charger Prototype

Tesla's Robotic Charger Prototype Proves Humans Are Doomed: Video

There's no indication when—or if—this Tesla charger prototype will go on sale. It's undeniably cool, however, and as autonomous cars begin to make their way to... read more August 7, 2015 by 

How the manual transmission works

This Is How A Manual Gearbox Works: Video

You. Yes, you there. You're clearly a man or woman who knows everything there is to know about the inner-workings of the automobile, correct? Of course you are. Well, what if... read more August 6, 2015 by 

2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Hacked... Wait... Tesla Model S Fixed

Last year, some hackers in China proved that the Tesla Model S was a hackable machine. In the wake of some more recent hackable automotive news, it shouldn't be quite as... read more August 6, 2015 by 

Vehicle collecting data for HERE

Audi, BMW And Mercedes Acquire Nokia’s HERE Maps In $3.1 Billion Deal

In a historic move, Germany’s three major premium automakers Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler have joined forces to acquire Nokia’s HERE digital... read more August 3, 2015 by 

OnStar Theft Alarm Notification

Hacker Working With GM To Fix OnStar Vulnerabilities: Video

Connected cars promise better safety and security, but like anything connected to a network, they can be susceptible to attacks from hackers. And General Motors Company... read more August 1, 2015 by 


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