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Mercedes-Benz S500 INTELLIGENT DRIVE prototype

Mercedes Doesn’t Want You To Forget Its Autonomous Car Development: Video

This week Google unveiled its first car, a prototype autonomous vehicle devoid of a steering wheel and brakes yet capable of transporting passengers at speeds of up to 25 mph. Like most fully autonomous cars, Google’s prototype can only travel on pre-set routes but the plan is to eventually... read more

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Street-legal, four-passenger DeltaWing Technologies vehicle rendering

DeltaWing Four-Passenger Street Car Design Revealed

The DeltaWing’s unusual shape provoked comparisons to the Batmobile when it first hit the motorsports scene. While its on-track record was plagued by bad luck, the... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen future tech

Volkswagen Previews Future Tech

Volkswagen in July will reveal a new generation of the Passat sedan that the rest of the world enjoys. The new sedan will be packed with the automaker’s latest... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
Audi RS 5 TDI concept

Audi Previews Electrically-Driven Turbo In RS 5 TDI Concept

We first heard Audi was working on an electrically-driven turbocharger back in 2012, but now the automaker has revealed an engine fitted with the technology in a new concept... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

Google Unveils Its First Self-Driving Car Prototype: Videos

Cute as a button and spelling doom for the enthusiast; no, it’s not the Rabbit of Caerbannog. It’s Google’s first in-house-designed self-driving car... read more May 27, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8

2015 BMW i8 Tech Highlights Revealed: Video

If you bought a 2015 BMW i8 based on its styling alone, we'd not begrudge you for it. While BMW's i3 has gone for high-tech and futuristic styling, the i8's designers added... read more May 27, 2014 by 


 
BMW M4 DTM pit stop captured in thermal video

BMW M4 DTM Pit Stop In Thermal Technicolor Is Amazing: Video

If you’re a fan of any kind of motorsport, you know just how impressive the furiously synchronized miracle of a pit stop is. But it’s even more impressive when... read more May 23, 2014 by 


 
Toyota tests new semiconductor technology

Toyota Refines Semiconductor Tech For Higher-MPG Hybrids

The greatest fuel efficiency gains can be made on the least efficient vehicles. Improve a 15 mpg car by 5 mpg, and you've raised its gas mileage a third—find a similar... read more May 21, 2014 by 


 
 Garmin portable navigation kit now offered on all Volvos

Non-Satellite GPS Could Soon Be A Thing

The "quantum compass" sounds like something Dr Who might use, or a 1990s special edition car name. In actuality, it's the name of a new device under development with the... read more May 20, 2014 by 


 
Bloodhound SSC 1,000 mph land speed record car

The World's Strongest Brakes Stop The 1,000 MPH Bloodhound SSC: Video

It's like stopping a bus from 160 mph on a wet road. That's how the engineers behind the Bloodhound SSC—the British land-speed record car designed to break the... read more May 20, 2014 by 


 
Continental gets Nevada approval to test autonomous cars

New European Rules Could Open The Door For Autonomous Cars

There's little doubt that the technology for autonomous cars already exists, but the implications of its real-world use are less clear. After all, in most countries it's not... read more May 19, 2014 by 


 
2016 BMW 7-Series spy shots

BMW Boss Confirms Carbon Fiber For Next-Gen 7-Series

BMW’s next-generation 7-Series is currently in the prototype stage and is due for a reveal sometime next year. It’s been widely reported the car will benefit from... read more May 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Fiat 500

2015 Fiat 500 Gets Tech Updates, Automatic Option For Sporty Models

The Fiat 500 lineup is set to receive a handful of updates for the 2015 model year that should keep the cars competitive against the all-new MINI that’s just gone on... read more May 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8 construction at Leipzig plant

BMW Tripling Production At Carbon Plant

Get ready for carbon fiber construction to become truly mainstream--BMW has announced plans to triple carbon fiber reinforced plastic output at its Moses Lake facility in... read more May 12, 2014 by 


 
Continental tires

Continental Boosts Safety With Tire Tread Depth Monitor

Tires, oil, lights. Three easy checks that any driver can make on their vehicle in a matter of minutes, but all vital to ensure your car is always ready for the road. Tires... read more May 12, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen DSG dual-clutch transmission

VW R&D Boss Confirms 10-Speed DSG, 236-HP Diesel Four

Volkswagen R&D boss Heinz-Jakob Neusser used this month’s Vienna Motor Symposium to reaffirm his company’s plans to introduce a 10-speed DSG dual-clutch... read more May 12, 2014 by 


 
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