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2017 Jaguar XE

Jaguar Details New XE Sedan’s Infotainment System: Video

Jaguar’s upcoming XE small sedan, set for a reveal in September ahead of a U.S. sales launch in 2016, will be the automaker’s first model equipped with a new infotainment system dubbed InControl. The system is designed around an 8-inch display with touch capability, but for added safety... read more

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Navdy portable heads-up display

Navdy Head-Up Display Is Like Driving In The Future

Head-up displays (HUDs) are the preserve of high-end, expensive vehicles, right? Well, yes actually, though like most high-end tech it only takes time and perhaps a little... read more August 11, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

Are Changeable Interior Colors The Future Of Car Personalization?

Is your car interior boring you? Do you ever wish you could redecorate it, just like your living room? Johnson Controls is working on a high-tech version of that concept... read more August 11, 2014 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevy Volt, with charging station visible; photo by George Parrott

Why Your Electric Car May Talk To Your Utility Behind Your Back: It'll Save You Money

Cars are remarkably dumb and uncommunicative objects. They only started having any situational awareness of what's around them--other vehicles in the blind spot, for... read more July 31, 2014 by 


 
Clear valve cover on Chevy V-8 hotrod makes for amazing visuals

Clear Valve Covers Make For Mesmerizing Machine Action: Video

If you’ve ever sat and stared at one of those water-drinking bird toys for a few minutes, you will be glued to your screen for the next several minutes. Of course, even... read more July 30, 2014 by 


 
Cadillac Powermat

Wireless Charging Coming To A Cadillac Near You: Video

Cadillac wants you to put your phone away. Well, all automakers do really, but Cadillac will soon offer you a bit of an energizing incentive to do so. The automaker has... read more July 29, 2014 by 


 
2016 Jaguar XE teaser

2016 XE Will Be The Most Fuel-Efficient Jaguar Ever Thanks To Aluminum Construction

Jaguar’s all-new 3-Series and C-Class fighter, the XE, is set for a reveal on September 8 but the British automaker simply can’t help itself from releasing a few... read more July 29, 2014 by 


 
2016 Audi TTS

2016 Audi TT Sound System Gets Symphoria Tech

The 2016 Audi TTpacks an impressive array of technology and style, but it can also make some noise. The Bang & Olufsen system offered in the top-spec TT boasts 680 watts... read more July 28, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-AMG M178 twin-turbo V-8 engine

Mercedes-AMG GT’s New Twin-Turbo V-8 M178 Engine: Gallery

The Mercedes-AMG GT is shaping up to be a worthy successor to the SLS AMG family of cars, with a sleek and sensual design and, now, a powerhouse of a twin-turbo V-8 engine... read more July 25, 2014 by 


 
Smart Morphing Surface, or Smorph. Image via MIT/Pedro Reis

Your Next Supercar Could Be Covered In Morphing Dimples

Golf balls and cars don’t often have more in common than whether there’s room for a couple of bags in the trunk. But that may soon change. A new technology from a... read more July 24, 2014 by 


 
2016 Audi A7

Audi Abandons CVTs, Focuses On Conventional Auto And Dual-Clutch Transmissions

German automaker Audi has decided to kill off its continuously variable transmission, in the next generation of its models. Continuously variable transmissions, or CVTs, have... read more July 23, 2014 by 


 
U.S. Marines Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate (GUSS)

U.S. Marines Test Self-Driving Support Vehicle On Battlefield: Video

Self-driving cars aren’t all cute, cuddly, Google-powered bubbles. Some of them are big, gnarly, and potentially life-saving military machines. This is one of the... read more July 22, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla Model S Hacked In Chinese Contest

As cars become increasingly computerized, it's hard to ignore that, like your home computer, it's a target for hackers all around the world. Chinese computer security... read more July 22, 2014 by 


 
New Volvo XC90 safety and convenience features

New Volvo XC90 To Offer New Levels Of Safety And Convenience

We’re now just a few weeks out from the reveal of the all-new Volvo XC90, which goes on sale in the U.S. early next year, and today we’ve received details on some... read more July 22, 2014 by 


 
Smart Fortwo vs Mercedes-Benz S-Class crash test

Smart Fortwo Vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Crash Test Video

Daimler's Smart brand has faced many challenges in the past, but overcoming common perception is probably toughest of all. So used to huge SUVs and pickups are many... read more July 21, 2014 by 


 
nanoFLOWCELL Quant e-Sportlimousine concept

nanoFLOWCELL-Powered Quant e-Limo Approved For German Road Trials

So many companies claim to have developed the future of road car propulsion that those making genuine strides run the risk of being ignored. Luckily, German firm Quant is... read more July 18, 2014 by 


 
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