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Porsche 911 engine assembly line in Zuffenhausen

Porsche 911 Engine Plant Is A Mechanical Meditation Zone: Video

If the Porsche 918 Spyder’s assembly line wowed us with its precision and high-tech materials, the Porsche 911’s engine assembly line at Zuffenhausen soothes us with its tranquil, millimeter-perfect, human-assisted robotic ballet. ALSO SEE: DeLorean Hovercraft Hoons San Francisco Bay... read more

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Streaming video rearview mirror from the 2016 Cadillac CT6

2016 Cadillac CT6 To Feature Video-Streaming Rearview Mirror

Cadillac is set to unveil a new flagship sedan at the 2015 New York Auto Show in April, and today we learned of one of the cooler features that will appear on the car. The... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
New 3D sound system on the 2016 Audi Q7

2016 Audi Q7 Arrival Marks Intro Of 23-Speaker 3D Sound System

When the all-new 2016 Audi Q7 goes on sale next year, it will be available with a new 3D sound system that gives your favorite tunes a spatial dimension. So instead of just... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
Hankook Concept Tires

Hankook: Preferred Tire Of Future Death Race Winners

Hankook currently churns out a wide range of rubber designed to suit the various needs of those driving on the street, and those who take it to the track. In the future... read more December 18, 2014 by 


 
Jaguar Land Rover 360 Virtual Urban Windscreen transparent pillar technology

Jaguar Land Rover Shows Off Transparent Pillar Technology: Video

Remember Land Rover’s unique transparent hood technology that allows you to see the position of a vehicle’s wheels from behind the wheel for easier off-roading?... read more December 15, 2014 by 


 
Self-parking BMW i3 ActiveAssist prototype, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

BMW To Present Self-Parking Technology At 2015 CES

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, BMW gave us our first taste of its new ActiveAssist autonomous technology in the form of a 2-Series prototype that could... read more December 15, 2014 by 


 
Ford Sync 3 infotainment system

Ford Launches Faster And Simpler Sync 3, Drops MyFord Touch: Video

Ford has overhauled its Sync infotainment system by launching a new third-generation version that’s said to be faster and simpler to use than before, helping to... read more December 12, 2014 by 


 
nanoFLOWCELL Quant e-Sportlimousine concept

nanoFLOWCELL-Powered Quant Sedan Edges Closer To Production

At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show last March, a little known startup by the name of nanoFLOWCELL showed off an electric sedan concept whose motors were powered by energy stored... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
Volvo three-cylinder engine

Volvo Reveals Three-Cylinder Engines, Promises Up To 180 HP

Having launched its new generation of Drive-E engines in four-cylinder format, Volvo is now working to develop three-cylinder engines sharing the modular, 0.5-liter cylinder... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
Chrysler Pentastar V-6 engine

Chrysler To Add Turbocharging And Direct Fuel Injection To Pentastar V-6

In a bid to catch up with rivals, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] will finally update its Pentastar V-6 with some power boosting technologies such as turbocharging... read more December 9, 2014 by 


 
Revel premium audio system

Lincoln To Offer Revel Premium Audio Starting With 2016 MKX: Video

Lincoln will be the first automaker to feature Revel’s new automotive speakers when it launches its all-new MKX crossover next fall. Revel is the premium audio brand of... read more December 4, 2014 by 


 
2016 Jaguar F-Type Convertible

2016 Jaguar F-Type: Electric Power Steering Is Better, Says Chief Engineer

Jaguar last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show revealed that all-wheel drive is the future of V-8-powered Type R models of its F-Type sports car, while a manual transmission... read more November 24, 2014 by 


 
Michelin tweel

Michelin Putting Tweel Airless Tire Into Production

Combining a tire and wheel into a single airless object has proven to be a popular concept, although it still hasn't gone mainstream. Michelin recently announced a new... read more November 18, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz autonomous-car interior concept at TecDay, Sunnyvale, California

Mercedes-Benz Shows How Autonomous Cars Will Revolutionize Interiors

Autonomous cars will change the way people 'drive,' including making the interior more like a living room than a cockpit. With plans to put a production self-driving car into... read more November 18, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz MULTIBEAM LED headlight technology

Mercedes-Benz Previews Next-Gen Headlight Tech

Mercedes-Benz recently revealed the MULTIBEAM LED headlights that will debut on the 2015 CLS-Class, but with the ongoing German headlight-tech arms race, it isn't stopping... read more November 14, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel with electrically-driven turbo and 268 horsepower

VW Future Tech To Include 10-Speed DSG And Electrically-Driven Turbos

Volkswagen has announced several new technologies that will be making their way into its cars in the not too distant future. Headlining the list is a new diesel engine that... read more November 11, 2014 by 


 
 

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