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2016 BMW 7-Series

The Best Car Tech Of 2015

There was a time when customers had to wait for the complete redesign of a vehicle to gain the latest tech features. However, with the ever-increasing convergence of the tech and automotive industries we’ve seen the rate of change accelerate at a rapid pace, meaning the features offered in... read more

December 29, 2015 by
 
2016 Tesla Model S

Elon Musk: Fully Autonomous Cars Possible Within Two Years

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] recently introduced a software update for its Model S that enabled the car to operate autonomously in certain situations, namely on fairly straight... read more December 24, 2015 by


 
Ford Fusion autonomous car prototype

Google Might Partner With Ford For Autonomous Car Development

There are reports Google is in talks with Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] over autonomous car development. The talks are said to involve a deal where Ford ends up building... read more December 22, 2015 by


 
How A Gas Pump Nozzle Works

Learn How A Gas Pump Nozzle Actually Works: Video

It's a daily task that most of us probably take for granted. You pull up to a gas station, grab the pump, and fill up your vehicle with fuel. There's a good chance you have... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
Google autonomous car prototype

California Looks To Tighten Rules For Autonomous Cars

California has become one of the top states for autonomous car research, primarily due to the number of tech firms based there including Google which is already testing... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
2017 Audi Q7

2017 Audi Q7: Driving The Only New SUV With All-Wheel Steering

Nimble, agile, and even tossable aren’t words that you’ll often find in driving impressions of a big three-row utility vehicle. Yet they most definitely apply to... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen logo

VW Group Names New Design, R&D Chiefs In Management Reshuffle

In the wake of its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group is undertaking a number of strategies to help curtail spending as well as ensure mistakes like the... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
Rinspeed Etos concept, 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Rinspeed Etos Is A Self-Driving BMW i8 Complete With Own Drone

Recently, we told you about Swiss engineering and design firm Rinspeed preparing a new concept car for the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, an event that each year sees more... read more December 16, 2015 by


 
New Ford GT

Ford GT Fitted With Gorilla Glass: Video

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:FCAU] is going all out when it comes to adding technologies and innovations to its upcoming GT supercar. In addition to building the car almost fully... read more December 16, 2015 by


 
2017 Ford Focus Electric, from presentation on Ford electrification plans, Dec 2015

Ford Promises 13 New Electrified Cars By 2020: Video

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] announced yesterday it will spend an additional $4.5 billion over the next five years on its investments in vehicle electrification. Much of the... read more December 11, 2015 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coming With Automatic Lane Changing

Mercedes-Benz continues to drop more information about its next-generation E-Class ahead of the car’s world debut at next month’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
Formula One Brembo Brake Test

Brembo Brake Testing For Formula One Is ...Illuminating: Video

Formula One cars put tremendous strain on the drivers who pilot them. There are tremendous g-loads in nearly all directions thanks to the insane acceleration, cornering and... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class interior

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Interior Revealed, All-Glass Dash Display: Video

How do you interpret "modern luxury" when consumer electronics change every 18 months but a luxury car has to last 15 years? That was the challenge facing the designers of... read more December 8, 2015 by


 
Volvo in-car delivery trial in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo Trials In-Car Delivery System In Sweden: Video

Anyone who’s away from home during business hours will no doubt know the frustration of having a delivery person turn up at your door with an important package only to... read more November 25, 2015 by


 
Patent drawing for BMW plug-in hybrid research vehicle - Image via Car News China, PC Auto

Mystery BMW Is A Plug-In Hybrid Research Vehicle

Patent drawings for a vehicle with distinct BMW-design cues recently surfaced and were initially thought to be for a new research vehicle from the German automaker, one... read more November 12, 2015 by


 
Honda 10-speed transmission, Honda R&D Center, October 2015

Technology Preview: We Drive Honda's 10-Speed Automatic Transmission

It wasn't too long ago that a six-speed automatic transmission was state of the art. Then we got seven-speed, eight-speed, and nine-speed units. One of the nine-speeds... read more November 11, 2015 by


 
 

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