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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 little, contributing to the car's 1,600-lb curb weight, but proved race-car strong and highly adaptable. Lightweight technology... read more

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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 


 
Porsche 911 GT3 rear steer demonstrated

Porsche 911 GT3 Rear Steering Demonstrated: Video

It's one thing to know your super high-tech new street/track toy can steer its rear wheels to improve maneuverability at slow speeds, or increase stability at high speeds... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
Unlike GPS and camera systems, magnets remain unaffected by weather and physical objects

Volvo Uses Magnets In The Road To Help Steer Autonomous Cars

Like many automakers, Volvo sees autonomous cars as the most significant means of minimizing road accidents as it would eliminate the number one cause of most crashes, human... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
Audi's online traffic light information system

Audi Traffic Light Recognition Could Save Time And Fuel

Soon, cars may pay more attention to their surroundings than drivers. No one likes to get stuck behind an oblivious person that doesn't notice when a light changes, so Audi... read more March 10, 2014 by 


 
nanoFLOWCELL Quant e-Sportlimousine concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Quant e-Sportlimousine Concept Powered By nanoFLOWCELL Tech Makes Debut: Video

Over the years, a number of companies have come up with new technologies promising to boost the efficiency of cars by previously unseen levels. They tend to roll out fancy... read more March 6, 2014 by 


 
Rinspeed XchangE concept - 2014 Geneva Motor Show live photos

Rinspeed Reveals Tesla Model S-Based XchangE Autonomous Concept: Live Photos

The 2014 Geneva Motor Show is currently underway, and Swiss design and engineering firm Rinspeed revealed a new concept car at its home event. Rinspeed’s new concept... read more March 5, 2014 by 


 
 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

Camaro Z/28 Aero Improved With Addition Of The "Flowtie"

Engineers working on the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 are wildly addicted to the idea of improving the aerodynamics of the car. This is a machine that is designed to devour... read more March 5, 2014 by 


 
Nissan smart rear view mirror.

Nissan Smart Rear-View Mirror Makes The Human Neck Obsolete

Technology is changing many aspects of driving, even small things that are easy to take for granted. Like turning your head while backing up. At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show... read more March 3, 2014 by 


 
Christian von Koenigsegg and the Koenigsegg One:1

Koenigsegg One:1 Supercar Comes With Cloud Connectivity And Custom App

These days developing the world’s premier supercar takes a lot more than simply ensuring you have the quickest acceleration or highest top speed or most outrageous... read more March 3, 2014 by 


 
Volvo Concept Estate

Volvo Concept Estate Previews Shooting Brake Goodness, New Tesla-Like Interface For Geneva

The new Volvo Concept Estate completes the brand's trio of recent auto show concept cars looking at the future of the brand, and it's one hot luxury shooting brake. But the... read more February 28, 2014 by 


 
Ford's SYNC System. Image: Ford Motor Company

Ford Ditches Microsoft And Pairs With Blackberry For Next SYNC System

A few years ago automakers realized that devising their own infotainment systems in-house was a fool's game. The systems quickly became outdated next to the fast-moving... read more February 25, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

BMW Expands Carbon Fiber Capacity, Outlines Future Uses

BMW currently sources a lot of the carbon fiber components for its revolutionary i3 and i8 models as well as its sporty M cars from a company called SGL Group, which produces... read more February 20, 2014 by 


 
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