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2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive  -  First Drive, May 2014

Mercedes-Benz To Follow Tesla With Its Own Home Batteries

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] may be the first automaker to try selling standalone battery packs for powering homes and businesses, but it may not be the only one for long. Mercedes-Benz could soon enter the energy storage business as well. A division of parent company Daimler has been testing battery... read more

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Ford V-12 Le Mans racing engine that never was but should have been

Odd-Fire 552-CI Ford V-12 Le Mans Racing Engine Is Amazeballs: Video

If the apocalypse movies of the 1990s taught us anything, it’s that if you need something impossible, unlikely, impractical, and utterly awesome done, and you want it... read more May 27, 2015 by 


 
Differential Instructional Video

How Does A Differential Work?: Video

You love cars. That's why you're here, right? Well just because you love the automobile, it doesn't mean you completely understand how one works. Yes you get the basic... read more May 27, 2015 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata equipped with Google’s Android Auto

Hyundai First With Google’s Android Auto In-Car Smartphone Integration

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata has become the first vehicle to offer Google’s new Android Auto in-car smartphone integration system, allowing users to seamlessly link an... read more May 27, 2015 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf R Touch Concept  -  2015 CES

Golf Going High-Tech: Gesture Control, Touch-Screen Interface Pegged For Popular Compact

In an effort to keep up with its American and Asian rivals, Volkswagen will be shortening its vehicle life cycles from seven years to five, with a mid-cycle update coming... read more May 27, 2015 by 


 
Audi Prologue Piloted Driving concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

More Details On Next-Gen Audi A8

Audi’s next-generation A8 is still a couple of years away from its market debut but there’s already a lot we know about the new flagship sedan. The car will ride... read more May 26, 2015 by 


 
Audi R8 e-tron Piloted Driving concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show Asia

Audi Reveals R8 e-tron Piloted Driving Concept

The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show Asia is taking place this week in Shanghai, China, and there to give a keynote address on the opening day was Audi CEO Rupert Stadtler who... read more May 26, 2015 by 


 
Ford autonomous vehicle patent drawing

Ford Just Received An Array Of Patents For Autonomous Vehicle Technology

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] unveiled its Smart Mobility Plan earlier this year and it's proceeding full steam ahead towards autonomous vehicle research. Looking at some... read more May 22, 2015 by 


 
Audi E-Benzin synthetic gasoline

Audi And Partners Develop E-Benzin Synthetic Gasoline: Video

Audi in recent years has been making strides to move away from fossil fuels but without abandoning the internal combustion engine and current refueling infrastructure... read more May 22, 2015 by 


 
Volvo XC60 City Safe demonstration goes horribly wrong

Volvo Safety Demonstration Goes Horribly Wrong: Video

Volvo has a bit of a bad track record with its automatic assistance systems and demonstrations for the press and public. The latest demonstration, involving an XC60 and its... read more May 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 Buick Enclave

2016 Buick Enclave Gets 4G LTE Connectivity

Buick’s Enclave crossover is starting to get long in the tooth, with the latest version able to trace its roots back to the original launched in 2008. However, the big... read more May 19, 2015 by 


 
Porsche Track Precision app

Porsche Track Precision App Turns Your Phone Into A Data Logger

Data acquisition has completely changed racing, and now that focus on numbers is starting to seep into regular road cars. Chevrolet kicked off the trend with its Performance... read more May 18, 2015 by 


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

NHTSA Aims To Speed Implementation Of Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication

Today's cars are, without a doubt, safer than they've ever been. But with ever-increasing congestion—along with seemingly infinite distractions—the National... read more May 17, 2015 by 


 
Google autonomous car prototype

Google Autonomous Car Public Road Trials Start This Summer: Video

A year since unveiling its own self-driving car, Google has confirmed that the small, pod-like research vehicle is ready for testing on public roads. Google has been testing... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
New Ford GT supercar

The Ford GT Has More Lines Of Code Than A Boeing Passenger Jet

Which is more complicated: keeping an airplane in the air, or keeping a car pointed in the right direction on the road? Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] engineers apparently... read more May 14, 2015 by 


 
Google's Self-Driving Prius

Google Autonomous Car Blameless In 11 Accidents Reported During Testing

Silly humans, so accident prone. To comply with a California law requiring companies to disclose the number of accidents its autonomous cars are involved in, Google released... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
 

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