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Improved Corvette PDR

Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter Shows Off Improved PDR Image Quality

The Corvette's Performance Data Recorder—which captures video and overlays metrics like speed, RPM and steering angle—is a great tool for enthusiasts looking for lower lap times. ALSO SEE: Hellcat Converted To E85 Sees 753 Rear-Wheel Horsepower: Video As we've seen, it can also be used... read more

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BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

BMW M2 May Get OLED Tail Lights

While laser lighting has been getting a lot of press lately, nearly every luxury carmaker has shown some sort of concept or project with OLED lighting; BMW is perhaps among... read more April 13, 2015 by 

MINI Augmented Vision concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

MINI Hints At Future Tech With Augmented Vision Concept: Video

Augmented Reality, where your normal view is ‘augmented’ by computer-generated sensory input, typically via a headset- or glasses-type device, hasn’t quite... read more April 10, 2015 by 

2016 Chevrolet Camaro's wheels

2016 Chevrolet Camaro 28 Percent Stiffer Than Current Model

We’re now just a little over a month out from the debut of the all-new, sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro but that hasn’t slowed down the pace of Chevy’s... read more April 9, 2015 by 

Delphi’s self-driving Audi Q5 prototype

Delphi’s Autonomous Audi Q5 Successfully Completes Cross-Country Trip

A couple of weeks ago, an Audi Q5 packed with automotive supplier Delphi’s autonomous car technologies set out on a coast-to-coast trip, departing San Francisco and... read more April 7, 2015 by 

Bang & Olufsen in Audi's 2013 Q7

High-Fidelity Allstars: Harman Buys Bang & Olufsen Automotive Business

Premium audio company Harman has added another arrow to its quiver of boutique marques with the acquisition of Bang & Olufsen's automotive business. ALSO SEE: 2016... read more March 31, 2015 by 

Lexus Safety System+ and Toyota Safety Sense

Lexus Safety System+ To Debut On 2016 RX Crossover, Toyota Safety Sense On 2016 RAV4 Hybrid

When it debuts at the 2015 New York Auto Show, the 2016 Lexus RX will launch a new safety system for the luxury brand. Called "Lexus Safety System+", it bundles several... read more March 31, 2015 by 

2015 Peugeot 208 with textured paint finish

Will Textured Paints Be The Next Big Thing In Car Customization?

When it comes to paint, a mirror-like smooth finish is traditionally as good as it gets. Yet the rise of interest in matte paint finishes has convinced Peugeot to throw that... read more March 30, 2015 by 

2016 Chevrolet Camaro’s aluminum instrument support beam

2016 Chevy Camaro To Be More Than 200 Pounds Lighter Than Current Model

Chevrolet’s all-new, sixth-generation Camaro is set to be revealed May 16 at Detroit’s Belle Isle Park, just two weeks before IndyCar’s Belle Isle Grand... read more March 30, 2015 by 

Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) modular platform

Toyota Previews New TNGA Modular Platform

Toyota is implementing a raft of measures to ensure it remains among the top automakers not only in terms of volume but profitability, too. And one of the key measures is the... read more March 27, 2015 by 

Bose Panaray sound system debuting in the 2016 Cadillac CT6

First Look At 2016 Cadillac CT6 Interior, Bose Panaray Sound System

We’re now just days away from the new Cadillac CT6’s debut at the 2015 New York Auto Show, however, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] still can’t manage to... read more March 27, 2015 by 

2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid

Why Volvo Is Going Touch-Screen, But Skipping Capacitive Tech Entirely

Volvo’s new Sensus Connect Touch system in the 2016 Volvo XC90 is one of this year’s great breakthroughs in vehicle interfaces. While it borrows much of the look... read more March 26, 2015 by 

Akrapovič Sound Kit

Akrapovic Develops Exhaust System You Can Control With Your Phone

Akrapovic makes exhaust systems for supercars and scaldingly-hot hatchbacks like the Abarth 695 Biposto, but its latest product takes a more high-tech approach to great car... read more March 25, 2015 by 

Ford's Intelligent Speed Limiter

Ford’s New Road Sign Detection Tech Helps You Dodge Speeding Tickets

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is introducing a semi-autonomous feature that will help you avoid copping a speed ticket. The technology is called the “Intelligent... read more March 24, 2015 by 

2015 Tesla Model S

Elon Musk: Self-Driving Tesla Model S Available Within Months

There’s been a flurry of news concerning Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] and its compulsive Tweeting CEO Elon Musk these past couple of weeks, and it looks like the pace of... read more March 23, 2015 by 

DeltaWing four-seater road car concept

DeltaWing Says Its Road Car Can Achieve 74 MPG Highway Without Electrification

It was at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show that we first saw the radically-designed DeltaWing concept, which was unveiled by chief designer Ben Bowlby as a potential replacement... read more March 23, 2015 by 


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