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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 Show. It has done so by bringing at least part of the next-generation vehicle along to tease enthusiasts. That part is... read more

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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 


 
2015 Cadillac ATS with OnStar 4G LTE and CUE Collection

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe First Caddy With 4G LTE Internet, CUE

The next generation of in-car infotainment systems is starting to arrive, and it's 4G internet connectivity. Audi offers it in a range of models, and following Chevy's 4G... read more March 18, 2014 by 


 
McLaren 650S

A Closer Look At The McLaren 650S: Video

At the recent 2014 Geneva Motor Show, McLaren Automotive gave supercar fans yet another piece of eye candy to drool over. The McLaren 650S is a striking new model from the... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
Volvo's driver-sensing technology

Volvo Gets Serious On Driver Sensing Tech

Volvo has always been known for its stance on car safety. Whether that's through headrests, airbags or seatbelts, or simply building cars tougher than the objects they're... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell

Next Mercedes Fuel Cell Vehicle Coming In 2017: Report

Automakers are faced with a number of options when it comes to alternative powertrains, though at this stage it’s still anyone’s guess as to which will be... read more March 13, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 First Ride

The Camaro Z/28 Is So Fast, It Outran Its Own Tires. Here's How Chevy Fixed It.

It's well known that the Chevy Camaro Z/28 has the widest front tires of any production car. At 305 mm wide, those tires produce tremendous grip--especially since they're... read more March 13, 2014 by 


 
Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Audi Says The R8 e-tron Is Now Capable Of 280 Miles Range, Confirms Production

Last December, reports that Audi had decided to put the once-canceled R8 e-tron electric sports car back in the production pipeline first surfaced. The reason? Improved... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
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