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2019 Porsche Cayenne

2019 Porsche Cayenne deep dive

It’s the very antithesis of Porsche. Or is it? The Cayenne, an SUV, is the sports car company's second best seller, behind another SUV, the Macan. It may be an SUV, but it’s still a Porsche and that means it has to be sporty. Porsche is introducing the third generation of the Cayenne... read more

September 25, 2017 by
 
BMW logo

BMW might ditch car keys all together

The days of grabbing keys to gain access to one's car may be a thing of the past in future BMWs. The automaker has recently questioned the need for car keys altogether... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

VW Group's fully self-driving Sedric to hit public roads in 2021

It turns out the Volkswagen Group’s Sedric concept unveiled in March at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show isn’t just a one-hit wonder. The German auto giant used last... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz partners with what3words for new form of navigation directions

Mercedes wants to let you find any destination with 3 words

I feel old telling you this...but I don't quite understand how this is going to make your navigation system easier to use. Perhaps my inner old man is coming out, but I'm not... read more September 17, 2017 by


 
GKN Twinster eAxle

GKN Drivelines introduces off-the-shelf torque-vectoring eAxle

Last week we saw Bosch reveal its "e-axle" off-the-shelf" electric powertain solution for automakers who don't have the means or inclination to develop their own. Now another... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Samsung multifunctional battery technology

Samsung SDI's latest electric-car battery cells: energy capacity up 50 percent

Companies that fabricate lithium-ion battery cells rarely stage elaborate displays at global auto shows. Korean maker Samsung, though, feels its latest advance in... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
ContiAdapt and ContiSense concept tires

Continental looks to improve safety with its latest tire concepts

It's always amazing to see what tire manufacturers are dreaming up for the future. Most of the time, it's a concept based in the distant future when nano bots are able to... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo

Porsche InnoDrive first drive review: automating enthusiasm

With the self-driving car on its way, our days as drivers are numbered. Eventually, some accursed batch of engineers in a shadowy automotive tech center will put all the... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-AMG Project One concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

5 things you need to know about the Mercedes-AMG Project One

The closest thing to a homologation special we're likely to see out of Formula 1, the Mercedes-AMG Project One is one very special car. On the sidelines of the Frankfurt... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 after 25 years

The McLaren F1 was almost all Formula 1 technology

It's hard to believe it's been a quarter of a century since the McLaren F1 took the world by storm. The now-legendary F1 has been heralded by car enthusiasts of multiple... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
Ford patents active thigh support

Ford loves patents and just added one for active thigh support

Ford has been on quite the patent kick as of late. The Blue Oval has recently filed patents for odd steering wheels, an interesting integrated bike rack, a system for a... read more September 9, 2017 by


 
Williams Advanced Engineering electric car platform

Williams Advanced Engineering debuts off-the-shelf EV platform

Automakers spend millions to design and engineer vehicle platforms, but some suppliers think a switch to off-the-shelf solutions may be an essential part of future vehicles... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
Jaguar Future-Type concept

Jaguar Future-Type is a familiar vision of a self-driving city car

More and more people are predicted to move to large cities in the future. Limited parking spots coupled with congestion will make owning and driving your own car a hassle... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

Watch the 2017 F-150 Ford Raptor's suspension hard at work while off-roading

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is one heck of a capable truck off-road. That much we've known for awhile, but if you've ever wondered what the suspension looks like while the... read more September 6, 2017 by


 
Mazda RX-Vision concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda execs continue to tease future rotary without any more details

Despite its recent breakthrough in sparkless ignition gasoline engines, Mazda has no plans to abandon the rotary engine which its executives insist is still being developed... read more September 6, 2017 by


 
Jaguar Sayer Steering Wheel

Jaguar envisions the steering wheel of the future with Sayer concept

The future of transportation isn't known, but Jaguar envisions one in which consumers don't own a car but simply a sliver of one: the steering wheel. The British luxury... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
 

 
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