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Solar Panels by Flickr user Chandra Marsono

Science Turns Solar Cells Into So Much Krylon

Solar panels are popular for everything from heating water to charging electric cars like the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S, but they can be expensive to manufacture and hard to install. Soon, though, you may be able to spray solar cells onto a surface to collect energy from the sun. Researchers at the... read more

September 20, 2013 by 
 
BMW's scary bank-robbing clowns love ConnectedDrive

BMW Uses Scary Bank-Robbing Clowns To Promote In-Car Web Browsing

Even if you thought the new trend of allowing in-car web browsing could lead to some dangerous situations, you probably weren't thinking as far ahead as BMW is. Here, we see... read more September 18, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz S500 INTELLIGENT DRIVE prototype

Mercedes Demonstrates Fully Autonomous S-Class, Promises Production Version By 2020: Video

Mercedes-Benz’s new S-Class is the first car in history capable of driving itself, though the car’s current autonomous mode is only suited for traffic jams and... read more September 13, 2013 by 


 
Ferrari 458 Speciale, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Ferrari 458 Speciale’s Technology Explained Through Video

One of the most popular cars at this week’s Frankfurt Auto Show, the Ferrari 458 Speciale, also happens to be one of the most technologically advanced. There are so... read more September 11, 2013 by 


 
Jaguar C-X17 concept, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Jaguar Land Rover Announces New Connectivity Technology

Jaguar Land Rover is looking to raise the level of technology currently offered by its growing lineup. A new telematics and infotainment system, which has been co-developed... read more September 11, 2013 by 


 
Nissan NISMO Smart Watch

Nissan Looks To The Future With NISMO Watch Concept: Video

Cars and watches have gone together for decades. The wearable works of art blend with wonderfully with the driveable works of passion. In the future it seems that these two... read more September 9, 2013 by 


 
Hankook i-Flex airless tire concept

Hankook Is Latest To Roll Out Airless Tire Concept

Hankook has revealed a new airless tire design called i-Flex which makes its debut this week in concept form at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. The i-Flex tire constitutes both... read more September 9, 2013 by 


 
Controlled Rotation System gearless gearbox technology

New Gearless Gearbox Technology Previewed: Video

A group of Dutch inventors has developed a gearbox they say could revolutionize the automotive and bike industries. Developed by Parts Services Holland and called the... read more September 5, 2013 by 


 
McLaren P1 supercar

Europe Wants To Stop Speeding With Big Brother Tactics?

Autonomous, or self-driving, cars are on the horizon. If you're uneasy about that, you'll be up in arms over the European Union's planned speed-limiting technology mandate... read more September 3, 2013 by 


 
Mazda 6 (Atenza) i-ACTIVSENSE technology vehicle

Mazda Starts Trials Of New Car 2 Car Communications System

Mazda is the latest automaker to showcase a new vehicle to vehicle communications system as its new Mazda 6-based test car begins trials in Japan. The Mazda Atenza... read more September 3, 2013 by 


 
ZF's GenShock energy-recovering suspension technology

ZF Reveals GenShock Active Energy Recovering Suspension Tech

Doing more with what you have is one of the cornerstones of increasing efficiency, and a new suspension technology from ZF will take that mantra to the next level. Cars are... read more September 3, 2013 by 


 
2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider

McLaren MP4-12C Getting An Android Infotainment Upgrade?

If you've driven the McLaren MP4-12C, you know just how comfortable and easy-to-use it is--an unusual characteristic for a supercar. Soon, it may get even better. According... read more August 30, 2013 by 


 
Supercharged Honda CR-Z concept, 2012 SEMA show

Honda Debuts Smartphone-Based Pedestrian And Motorcycle Detection System

Honda is the latest automaker to explore the safety benefits of vehicle-to-vehicle anti-collision technology, demonstrating two new products that could make cars much safer... read more August 29, 2013 by 


 
Bosch eClutch electronic clutch

Never Stall Again Thanks To Bosch eClutch

Just five percent of new vehicles in the U.S. are sold with a manual transmission these days--a small band of enthusiasts or the penny-pinching keeping the increasingly... read more August 29, 2013 by 


 
Nissan EPORO autonomous robots

Nissan Autonomous Tech Influenced By Animal Movement

No, the little robots you're seeing aren't prototypes for EVE, the futuristic plant-finding robot in the Pixar movie WALL-E. They're actually all little Nissans, designed to... read more August 28, 2013 by 


 
Google self-driving Lexus RX 450h hybrid sport-utility vehicle

Google Puts $258M Into Uber; Internet Goes All 'I, Robot' On News

A group of investors including Google is investing $258 million in car sharing service Uber, a surprise move that spawned rumors that the search engine giant will use Uber as... read more August 28, 2013 by 


 
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