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 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 race tracks, and in order to do so it must stick to the road and slip through the air. There's a large splitter up front, a big... read more

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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 The systems quickly became outdated next to the fast-moving...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 


 
2014 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer

BMW Details New Proactive Driving Assistant

If you think your current car is clever with adaptive headlights, rain-sensing wipers and the ability to pick a new navigation route based on traffic ahead, you haven't seen... read more February 20, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz launches 360-degree racing video footage

Mercedes-Benz Pioneers 360 Degree Videos

Motorsport camera footage is getting pretty good these days. Footage is clearer and more stable than ever, and so many cameras can be attached to the average race car that... read more February 19, 2014 by 


 
Nokian Tyres' retractable-stud winter tire concept

Nokian Tyres Shows Winter Tire With Retractable Studs: Video

Modern technology can make some of James Bond's gadgets from just a decade ago look distinctly old-hat. But one Q-brand trick we've not seen yet is winter tires with... read more February 18, 2014 by 


 
McLaren P1 entering race mode

The Robotic Symphony Of The McLaren P1 Entering Race Mode: Video

There's no doubt the McLaren P1 is a strong contender--perhaps the top contender--for the title of most advanced road-going car on the planet. But what's it like to take it... read more February 12, 2014 by 


 
Harman Signal Doctor

Harman Signal Doctor Can Un-Suck Your Car's Sound System

Cars are where people listen to music most often--but the digitally compressed music we carry on iPods, USB sticks, CDs, or stream from the Web has turned our cars into lossy... read more February 12, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8 laser headlights

BMW Is First With Laser Lights As The 2015 i8 Enters Production

BMW’s cars already have a distinctive look in your rear-view mirror with their angel-eye headlights and that view will soon start to look even more distinct... read more February 10, 2014 by 


 
2011 Audi A5 e-tron quattro hybrid prototype

Audi Patent Drawings Reveal Potential Future Tech

Some of Audi's future technological advances have been revealed in the latest round of patent applications to hit the internet. Of a selection of new Audi patents noted by... read more February 10, 2014 by 


 
VW takes part in AdaptIVe autonomous driving research project

Autonomous Car Research Project Kicks Off In VW’s Hometown

A consortium of 29 firms including most major automakers has commenced a research project that will look into the requirements for autonomous driving. Called AdaptIVe... read more February 9, 2014 by 


 
U-Blox 3D Automotive Dead Reckoning.

U-Blox 3D Automotive Dead Reckoning Offers Improved Urban Navigation: Video

GPS has replaced the map as most people's navigation tool of choice, but it has its limitations. In order to accurately determine a car's current position--and thus calculate... read more February 7, 2014 by 


 
Renault Next Two autonomous and connected car prototype

Renault Previews Future Tech With Next Two Autonomous Car: Video

French automaker Renault has rolled out a new prototype that it will use to develop autonomous driving and connected car technologies. Like its alliance partner Nissan, which... read more February 7, 2014 by 


 
OSVehicle Tabby

Build An Open-Source Electric Car In One Hour, For $4,000: Video

If none of the electric cars currently on the market suit your tastes--or wallet--why not just build one? That's now possible thanks to the OSVehicle Tabby, although it's... read more February 5, 2014 by 


 
Renault Kwid Concept

Renault Kwid Concept Gets Its Own Drone

Jesse Ventura would run screaming from the Renault Kwid concept. Not because it's scary-looking or loaded up with 50-caliber machine guns. Because it has its own drone, and... read more February 5, 2014 by 


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

DOT Wants Communicating Cars To Curtail Crashes

That autonomous cars will be available over the next few decades doesn't come as much of a surprise. They will, however, be largely optional for the time being--so you won't... read more February 4, 2014 by 


 
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