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It's this easy to change your own oil

It's this easy to change your own oil

Our friend Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained has been teaching us a lot about our favorite subject: cars. Today, he's here to talk about something that just might inspire you to get your hands dirty under the hood of your own car. It's basic, but every car guy should know it. The topic of the... read more

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How engine oil systems work

How engine oil systems work

Besides fuel, oil is the lifeblood of your vehicle. It keeps your engine rotating smoothly. This is accomplished by the properties of oil that allow it to lubricate moving... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
Audi's online traffic light information system

Audi launches first public vehicle-to-infrastructure system in Las Vegas

As cars become more and more connected it won’t be long until they are communicating with each other as well as with the surrounding infrastructure to aid traffic flow... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Ford GT

2017 Ford GT coming with 5 driving modes including Track, Vmax

More details have emerged on the 2017 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT ahead of the start of deliveries later this year. Road & Track spent some time recently with a... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
nuTonomy autonomous Renault Zoe

nuTonomy to test self-driving cars in Boston

Back in August, a startup by the name of nuTonomy made headlines following the launch of the world’s first taxi service built around self-driving cars. Albeit a trial... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
Audi Q2 Deep Learning concept

Audi uses machine learning to refine self-parking technology

Audi has demonstrated how it is using machine learning to help refine its self-driving system. Machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence where computers... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
GM 9-speed automatic transmission

GM to introduce 9-speed auto in 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] on Tuesday released the first details for a new 9-speed automatic transmission designed for front-wheel-drive applications. The transmission... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
How to safely lift your car off the ground with jack stands

How to safely lift your car off the ground with jack stands

If you're going to do work on your own vehicle, you'll most likely need to get underneath it at some point. Unless you own a monster truck, this means that you're going to... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz HD matrix LED headlights

Mercedes-Benz unveils ultra-precise ‘high-def’ headlights

Mercedes-Benz has developed a new type of headlight with such precise control of the light beam that it can project complex symbols, including words, onto the road ahead to... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
Apple logo

Apple hints at self-driving car development in letter to regulators

Clues that Apple [NSDQ:AAPL] might be developing self-driving car technology has emerged in a letter sent by the tech giant to the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
Comma.ai logo

Comma.ai founder finds potential loophole for self-driving regulatory issues

Comma.ai is an electronic driving aid developed by computer programmer George Hotz. It's a partial self-driving solution that can be retrofitted into virtually modern car... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
The science behind the record-breaking Dodge Viper ACR

The science behind the record-breaking Dodge Viper ACR

When Dodge brought its Viper ACR to the production car party back in 2015, the automaker also brought a long a sheet filled with brand new track records. The ACR broke... read more December 1, 2016 by


 
Cadillac's Super Cruise system undergoing testing.

Cadillac Super Cruise self-driving system coming in 2017

It’s been over four years since General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] first announced plans for a self-driving system for its Cadillac brand known as Super Cruise. At the... read more December 1, 2016 by


 
Divergent Dagger concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Divergent Dagger is your 3D-printed superbike

Divergent is a company that has big plans for the world of 3D printing. This is a company that has already created a number of parts for what it's calling the first... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
How the elusive 4-rotor rotary engine works

How the elusive 4-rotor rotary engine works

As the old saying goes, there is no replacement for displacement. That's not the case when it comes to rotary engines, which typically have very small displacement. Instead... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Opel previews new Insignia Grand Sport’s chassis technology

Opel is working on a new generation of its Insignia mid-size sedan, a version of which will eventually make it into Buick showrooms as the 2018 Regal and into Holden... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
 

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