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Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo ‘Drive Me’ Autonomous Car Pilot Project Gets Underway In Sweden: Video

While in the U.S. Google is making strides in the development of autonomous cars, overseas major automakers such as Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and Volvo are also at an advanced stage and hope to have the technology ready for the mainstream by as early as the end of this decade. Volvo recently launched a... read more

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2015 Ford Mustang electronic line lock

2015 Ford Mustang GT Gets Standard Electronic Line Lock: Video

Back in December we reported that the 2015 Ford Mustang would be equipped with a secret burnout-control feature. Ford has finally confirmed that, announcing that the 2015... read more April 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (S500)

Mercedes Exploits F1 Know-How For New Intelligent Hybrid System

The push for more efficient vehicles is leading automakers to develop new and ingenious ways to save fuel--without detracting from the driving experience of their vehicles... read more April 18, 2014 by 


 
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata SkyActiv chassis, 2014 New York Auto Show

2016 Mazda MX-5's SkyActiv Chassis Previewed In New York

It's been 25 years since the Mazda MX-5 Miata sports car was unveiled at the 1989 Chicago Auto Show, but Mazda has chosen to celebrate the model at this year's New York Auto... read more April 16, 2014 by 


 
BMW Z3 GT3 laser headlight.

BMW Laser Headlights To Make Motorsports Debut At Nürburgring 24-Hour Race

You've seen the photos, read about the technology, and made plenty of "frickin' lasers" jokes. Now, watch as BMW's laser headlights get their first motorsport test. The... read more April 9, 2014 by 


 
Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept's Transparent Hood technology

Land Rover’s Transparent Hood Is Technology From The Future: Video

If you’ve been feeling like us, like you’ve been shortchanged by the promises of your childhood and the under-delivery of the modern era—at least when it... read more April 8, 2014 by 


 
2014 Scion FR-S

Toyota Blurs Games And Reality With GT 86 (Scion FR-S) Telemetry Tool

Racing video games are getting more realistic all the time, but they'll never be a substitute for actually getting out there and getting on track yourself. In recent years... read more April 7, 2014 by 


 
Microsoft Windows in the Car

Microsoft Windows In The Car: Latest Connected Tech Revealed

A few years ago, car manufacturers figured out that customers were getting tired of infotainment and navigation systems rendered archaic by the latest smartphones and... read more April 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost active grille shutters

2015 Ford Mustang Is Powerful, But Aero-Efficient Too: Video

It's no longer enough for a car to be merely fast, or to look great, or to use as little fuel as possible. Modern cars have to do all of those things and more, which is why... read more April 2, 2014 by 


 
Honda traffic signal information system

Honda Latest To Trial Car-2-Car Technology System

Car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure technology will be a major factor in future autonomous driving systems, and several manufacturers have undertaken tests to get a handle... read more March 30, 2014 by 


 
Ford OculusVR simulation screencap.

Ford Uses OculusVR-Like Tech To Get Behind The Wheel Of Virtual Cars: Video

Facebook's purchase of OculusVR may be making headlines, but Ford has liked similar virtual reality technology for some time. In its Virtual Reality Immersion Lab, the... read more March 27, 2014 by 


 
Volvo S60 KERS engineering prototype

Volvo Gives Update On Flywheel Tech, Eyes 2020 Rollout

About a year ago we brought you the first details on a flywheel-based hybrid system Volvo is developing that could reduce fuel consumption by up to 25 percent. Volvo has... read more March 27, 2014 by 


 
Buick 4G LTE

2015 Buick Models Get 4G LTE Connectivity

Buick may have a reputation for squareness, but it's getting hip to the latest in-car mobile technology. The brand known for geriatric customers will join Chevrolet and... read more March 25, 2014 by 


 
LIT Motors C1

LIT Motors C1: The Car-Like Motorcyle That Can't Fall Down

Imagine, a vehicle that drives like a car, but balances itself on two wheels. Too late--LIT Motors already did it, back in 2012. DON'T MISS: Size Matters 2: The... read more March 22, 2014 by 


 
2013 Lotus Exige S Roadster

Lotus Studies Benefits Of Light, Strong Titanium Parts

Lotus launched the first-generation Elise back in 1996 in some markets, and at the time its extruded and bonded aluminum chassis was on the cutting edge. It weighed very... read more March 21, 2014 by 


 
Volvo car-to-car slippery road detection

Volvo's Car-To-Car Tech Pilot Begins In Scandinavia

It's a familiar sight in motor racing: The engine in a car ahead lets go in spectacular fashion, dropping a slick of oil for as long as it takes to get off the circuit. Cars... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
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