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Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s V-4 engine

Porsche Shows Off 919 Hybrid's V-4 Engine For First Time

In only its second year of competition, Porsche’s 919 Hybrid LMP1-spec race car not only took home top honors in the 24 Hours of Le Mans but also the title in the World Endurance Championship. This year will see the 919 Hybrid enter its third year of competition and this time it’s about... read more

February 19, 2016 by
 
Carbon fiber air intake from the 2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint

Ford Shows Off Carbon Fiber Air Intake

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] Australian division has unveiled an air intake system composed completely of carbon fiber. The intake will feature on the recently... read more February 16, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine (OM 654)

Mercedes unveils next-generation 4-cylinder diesel

Despite the interest of late in electrified cars, the major automakers know internal combustion engines, including diesels, will continue to be the powertrain of choice for... read more February 16, 2016 by


 
Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

NHTSA Says Google Can Test Cars Without Drivers Or Even Steering Wheels

In a letter posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website this week, NHTSA told Google it can test autonomous cars without drivers, steering wheels... read more February 12, 2016 by


 
Wattway solar road from France's Colas

France To Build More Than 600 Miles Of Solar Roads: Video

Imagine a future where the electricity powering your home is generated from the miles of road lining your neighborhood. That’s entirely possible according to French... read more February 10, 2016 by


 
Jaguar Land Rover research vehicle

Jaguar Land Rover Wants Its Autonomous Cars To React Like Human Drivers

Jaguar Land Rover, like most major automakers, is working on autonomous car technology. For the British automaker, it’s important its autonomous cars have a very... read more February 2, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Trailer Assist ad

VW Comes Up With Fun Ad For New Trailer Assist Feature: Video

Volkswagen's Passat sold overseas has an innovative Trailer Assist feature that makes it easy to back up when you're lugging around a trailer thanks to some semi-autonomous... read more January 19, 2016 by


 
Cadillac CUE With Apple CarPlay

Apple Sets Up Webpage Listing Every Car With CarPlay

Here, finally, is a bit of good news for those of you thinking about buying a 2016 Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] F12 tdf. The vehicle will come equipped with Apple CarPlay. Breathe... read more January 12, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla Software Update Curbs Some Autopilot Functionality But Adds Remote Parking

Late last year we saw Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] beam across a software update for its Model S that allowed the car to steer itself in certain situations. Videos posted to... read more January 10, 2016 by


 
Ehang 184 autonomous passenger drone concept - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

China’s Ehang Unveils Autonomous Passenger Drone: Video

Small, remote-controlled drones, usually with cameras mounted to them, have become a popular gadget for tech buffs, but a company from China took the concept of a personal... read more January 8, 2016 by


 
Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Renault Nissan To Launch More Than 10 Cars With Autonomous Tech In Next Four Years

Neither Nissan nor its French alliance partner Renault are out in force at the Consumer Electronics Show but the companies are keen to remind you that their autonomous car... read more January 8, 2016 by


 
Koenigsegg FreeValve engine

Video Shows Inner Workings Of Koenigsegg’s Camless Engine

A subsidiary of Swedish supercar marque Koenigsegg has been working on a new type of valve system for engines that does away completely with the camshaft, hence the... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
Bentley Continental GT V8 S with Monster audio - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Bentley Continental GT Gets Monster Audio For CES

Bentley has teamed up with America’s Monster, a firm specializing in high-performance audio, to create this one-off Continental GT V8 S known as the Monster by... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Volvo S90

2017 Volvo S90 Coming Standard With Autonomous Mode For Highways

Volvo at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show confirmed that its all-new S90 sedan going on sale later this year will be fitted as standard with its latest Pilot... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
McLaren 675LT JVC Kenwood concept - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

McLaren 675LT With JVC Kenwood's CarOptronics Rolled Out At CES

The Consumer Electronics Show isn’t really a place we see niche brands such as McLaren make major announcements, but this year the British brand was out in force with a... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
Audi e-tron Quattro concept - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Audi e-tron Quattro Concept Debuts At CES With Autonomous, Infotainment Tech

Audi’s e-tron Quattro concept that we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show previews a new crossover thought to be called a Q6. An electric version of the new... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
 

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