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Porsche Track Precision app

Porsche Track Precision App Turns Your Phone Into A Data Logger

Data acquisition has completely changed racing, and now that focus on numbers is starting to seep into regular road cars. Chevrolet kicked off the trend with its Performance Data Recorder, but now Porsche is offering its own product based around a smartphone app. The Porsche Track Precision app is... read more

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Google's Self-Driving Prius

Google Autonomous Car Blameless In 11 Accidents Reported During Testing

Silly humans, so accident prone. To comply with a California law requiring companies to disclose the number of accidents its autonomous cars are involved in, Google released... read more May 13, 2015 by


 
2016 Opel Astra’s Matrix LED headlights

New Opel Astra To Feature Matrix LED Headlights

Opel’s new Astra, set for a debut at September’s 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, will offer some technology that at present is only found on luxury models from the... read more May 13, 2015 by


 
2016 Dodge Viper ACR

2016 Dodge Viper ACR Tech Overview Video

Even five years after its launch, the previous-generation Dodge Viper ACR is still one of the fastest production cars around a track, with only the all-wheel-drive Nissan... read more May 12, 2015 by


 
EO smart connecting car 2

EO Smart Car Could Be Future "Crab" King Of The City

The urban landscape of the future will not be filled with gas-drinking machines piloted by humans. We're not sure when the cityscape will change, but it will absolutely reach... read more May 11, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Group’s new twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 gasoline engine

Volkswagen Presents Next-Gen W-12 Engine At Vienna Motor Symposium

The future of the Volkswagen Group’s W-12 is safe thanks to innovations that ensure the big brute of an engine meets more stringent emissions regulations coming into... read more May 10, 2015 by


 
2017 Audi A4 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next-Gen Audi A4’s New 2.0-Liter TFSI Presented At Vienna Motor Symposium

Audi revealed a new 2.0-liter TFSI engine at this week’s Vienna Motor Symposium, which the automaker says will first appear in the next-generation A4 due for a reveal... read more May 7, 2015 by


 
Porsche InnoDrive System

Porsche Engineers Developing Corner-Carving Cruise Control

It's always pleasing to learn that something you'd do regardless—eat dark chocolate, drink red wine, have sex—is good for you. Another beneficial activity? A... read more May 7, 2015 by


 
Freightliner Inspiration Truck self-driving truck concept

Daimler’s Futuristic Self-Driving Truck Hits U.S. Roads: Video

The future is coming up fast, with technologies that were once the domain of science fiction now being developed for commercial sale. Just last week Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more May 6, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Car-Net for Apple Watch

Volkswagen Now Has An Apple Watch App

The new Apple Watch is putting automakers on notice, and not just with a subtle vibration every five g-d seconds. A handful of OEMs, including Porsche and BMW, have already... read more May 5, 2015 by


 
Ford Mustang Customizer app

Ford Makes Mustang Configurator App Even Better

Thanks to modern technology like smartphones, you no longer have to visit your dealer to configure your ideal ride. That's because new smartphone apps like the Ford Mustang... read more May 5, 2015 by


 
Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

Tesla's New Battery Can Power Your Home

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk caused quite a stir when he tweeted that the company was preparing to unveil a "major new product line" that was "not a car." Most of... read more May 1, 2015 by


 
Audi's matrix-beam LED lighting

Audi Attempts To Add Matrix Lighting Technology To Its Laser Headlights

Audi’s Matrix LED headlights allow you to drive with your high beams left permanently on, as they can detect other vehicles on the road and actually split up a light... read more April 29, 2015 by


 
Behind the wheel of an autonomous car

Carlos Ghosn: Fully Autonomous Car “At Least A Decade Away”

A couple of years ago Nissan made the bold claim it will launch on the market an autonomous car by 2020. It was later revealed that Nissan’s autonomous car... read more April 27, 2015 by


 
Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch

Porsche, BMW Offer Apple Watch Apps, No One Is Sure Why

What, exactly, is the Apple Watch good for? That’s a great question, and seemingly no one has answered it yet. But Porsche and BMW are taking up the challenge with... read more April 24, 2015 by


 
2017 Acura NSX internal view

2017 Acura NSX Tech Secrets Revealed

When it finally launches on the market, the 2017 Acura NSX will be one of the most advanced performance cars in production, a feat made all the more impressive when you... read more April 23, 2015 by


 
 

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