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BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW explains the ideas behind its Vision Next 100 concept: Video

This week BMW celebrated its 100th anniversary with the unveiling of a wild, forward-looking concept car. While the concept didn’t preview a new supercar as many had hoped, it did provide numerous clues as to what we can expect for BMW’s cars of the future. The concept, called the... read more

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Subaru Global platform

First look at Subaru’s new modular platform

Subaru has developed a new modular platform that promises improved levels of safety and a more engaging driving experience for its next-generation vehicles. The platform is... read more March 7, 2016 by


 
Goodyear Eagle 360

Goodyear thinks outside the circle with levitating, sphere-shaped tire: Video

Goodyear's new Eagle 360 tire concept envisions a future that moves away from round, donut-shaped tires, and into materials and designs that could allow the car of tomorrow... read more March 3, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi SQ7 TDI

Audi SQ7 TDI debuts with electric compressor, 663 lb-ft of torque: Video

Despite the challenges faced by the Volkswagen Group over its diesel emissions scandal, it appears diesel isn’t a dirty word for the automaker as it's just announced a... read more March 3, 2016 by


 
Bugatti Chiron's quad-turbocharged, 8.0-liter W-16 engine

A close look at the Bugatti Chiron’s monster W-16 engine

Bugatti’s Chiron is a pure masterpiece where every inch has been meticulously designed and engineered to ensure the car can safely and reliably travel well above... read more March 3, 2016 by


 
2016 GMC Sierra 1500 eAssist

2016 Chevy Silverado And GMC Sierra Get eAssist Mild-Hybrid System

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] continues to make refinements to its Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500, with the latest update being the availability of a new... read more February 26, 2016 by


 
Apple CarPlay

Using Apple CarPlay: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

For years we've been asking why our cars' infotainment systems can't just operate like our smartphones. After what feels like eons, that day has finally arrived. For Apple... read more February 22, 2016 by


 
Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s V-4 engine

Porsche Shows Off 919 Hybrid's V-4 Engine For First Time

In only its second year of competition, Porsche’s 919 Hybrid LMP1-spec race car not only took home top honors in the 24 Hours of Le Mans but also the title in the World... read more February 19, 2016 by


 
Riversimple Rasa

Brit Firm Riversimple Resurfaces With Rasa Fuel Cell Car

British firm Riversimple showed the first prototype of a small hydrogen-powered fuel cell car in 2009, but there's been little apparent activity from the company in recent... read more February 18, 2016 by


 
Audi's Quattro Ultra all-wheel-drive system

Audi Unveils More Efficient Quattro Ultra All-Wheel-Drive System

Audi is overhauling the design of its Quattro all-wheel-drive system in an effort to improve efficiency of the system. The latest version, which Audi calls Quattro Ultra... read more February 18, 2016 by


 
2018 Lexus LC 500h

2018 Lexus LC 500h: First Details On Multi Stage Hybrid Tech

Lexus recently confirmed that the hybrid version of its stunning LC coupe, the LC 500h, would be shown for the first time at next month’s 2016 Geneva Motor Show. Today... read more February 18, 2016 by


 
Carbon fiber air intake from the 2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint

Ford Shows Off Carbon Fiber Air Intake

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] Australian division has unveiled an air intake system composed completely of carbon fiber. The intake will feature on the recently... read more February 16, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine (OM 654)

Mercedes Unveils Next-Generation Four-Cylinder Diesel

Despite the interest of late in electrified cars, the major automakers know internal combustion engines, including diesels, will continue to be the powertrain of choice for... read more February 16, 2016 by


 
Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

NHTSA Says Google Can Test Cars Without Drivers Or Even Steering Wheels

In a letter posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website this week, NHTSA told Google it can test autonomous cars without drivers, steering wheels... read more February 12, 2016 by


 
Wattway solar road from France's Colas

France To Build More Than 600 Miles Of Solar Roads: Video

Imagine a future where the electricity powering your home is generated from the miles of road lining your neighborhood. That’s entirely possible according to French... read more February 10, 2016 by


 
Jaguar Land Rover research vehicle

Jaguar Land Rover Wants Its Autonomous Cars To React Like Human Drivers

Jaguar Land Rover, like most major automakers, is working on autonomous car technology. For the British automaker, it’s important its autonomous cars have a very... read more February 2, 2016 by


 
 

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