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Jaguar Land Rover self-learning car tech

Jaguar Land Rover Develops Intelligent Car Tech: Video

Jaguar Land Rover revealed a new suite of technology that it claims will form the basis of a 'self-learning' car that can automatically perform secondary tasks, while its human operator focuses on driving. One of the technologies is a new head-up display concept that shows optimum racing, braking... read more

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Ray automatic parking system at Düsseldorf airport

German Airport Introduces Futuristic Automatic Parking System: Video

Airports can be stressful enough without the nuisance of parking at them. It's rarely cheap, always crowded and invariably miles from the terminal you need to fly from. In... read more July 8, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 autonomous vehicle

Mercedes Looks Into Autonomous Trucks

Long-haul truckers may not be too happy to hear it but according to Daimler board member Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, "The truck of the future is a Mercedes-Benz that drives... read more July 7, 2014 by 


 
Automotive Grade Linux

Linux Gets Automotive Grade Release For Open Source Cars

Information and entertainment systems are very important parts of the modern car. They’re how we interact with everything except the actual driving controls—and... read more July 3, 2014 by 


 
Audi's glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) springs will save weight compared to steel springs

Audi Announces Composite Springs To Save Weight, Entering Production Later This Year

You might not often think about them, but the springs in your car’s suspension are a key piece of technology—and one that has been largely unchanged for decades... read more June 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang GT

2015 Ford Mustang Will Be First With Upgraded SYNC 911 Assist

Among the many notable features of the 2015 Ford Mustang will be a new expansion of the SYNC connectivity system. The new Mustang will be the first Ford Motor Company... read more June 26, 2014 by 


 
Ford Project Mobil

Ford And Intel Use Facial Recognition To Improve In-Car Tech, Safety

In order to expand the capabilities of in-car tech, Ford is working with Intel to bring facial recognition to the dashboard. The joint research project, called Project Mobil... read more June 26, 2014 by 


 
Google Android Auto

Google’s New Android Auto Connectivity System Coming This Year: Video

It was only a matter of time: Following the launch of Apple's iOS-based CarPlay in-car operating system at the Geneva Motor Show back in March, Google has revealed its own... read more June 26, 2014 by 


 
Cruise RP-1 self-driving car system screencap

Startup Says It Can Turn A Stock Audi Into A Self-Driving Car For $10K: Video

So far, the race to build a self-driving car has been dominated by major automakers, suppliers, and technology juggernaut Google. Yet one startup also hopes to get in on the... read more June 25, 2014 by 


 
Audi A3 e-tron

Audi Looking At Suspension-Energy Regeneration: Report

Regenerative braking is a common feature in hybrids and electric cars, but brake force isn't the only energy engineers can harvest while a car is moving. We've already... read more June 25, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang passenger knee airbag

2015 Ford Mustang Offers Glovebox Knee Airbag, Seven Others: Video

People crashing their brand-new muscle cars is as much a universal constant as the arrow of time and the speed of light. At least when the inevitable happens, and photos of... read more June 23, 2014 by 


 
Audi 3.0-liter V-6 TDI with electrically-driven turbocharger

Audi’s Electrically-Driven Turbo To Debut In Next-Gen Q7 TDI

Audi recently presented an RS 5 TDI concept car powered by a diesel engine equipped with an electrically-driven turbocharger. The engine features a twin-turbocharger setup... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
Bloodhound SSC's cockpit

A Glimpse Inside Bloodhound SSC's Cockpit: Video

It's rather pleasing to note that the cockpit of Boodhound SSC—the Land Speed Record attempt vehicle aiming to hit 1,000 mph—is exactly as high-tech and... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
Google Android

Google's Auto Link In-Car System To Rival Apple CarPlay

It was only a matter of time: Following the launch of Apple's CarPlay in-car operating system at this year's Geneva Motor Show, Google is set to reveal its own automotive... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class MULTIBEAM LED headlights

Mercedes To Debut MULTIBEAM LED Headlight Technology On 2015 CLS-Class

Mercedes-Benz is working on an updated version of its CLS-Class for the 2015 model year and has confirmed today that the car will feature the automaker’s new MULTIBEAM... read more June 16, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Tesla Shares Patents To Spur Electric Car Development

Tesla Motors is taking its patents open source in order to encourage the development of electric cars. In a company blog post, CEO Elon Musk said Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more June 13, 2014 by 


 
 

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