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Engineering Explained discusses the damage you can cause by lugging your engine

Here's why you should never lug your engine

To start, let's talk about what it means to lug your engine. This is the term used to describe when you're puttering along in a higher gear than you need to be in and the engine is turning low RPMs. When you're cruising along in 6th but you should've downshifted into 4th about a half mile back, you... read more

August 17, 2016 by
 
Traffic intersection

New Audis will tell you when traffic lights are about to turn green

Audi is set to become the first automaker with vehicle-to-object (V2X) communication technology available in its cars. V2X enables cars to communicate with surrounding... read more August 16, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained teaches us about the Charge Motion Control Valve

How the charge motion control valve balances fuel economy and power

We love horsepower. We love torque. We also need to embrace fuel economy, and that's a tricky line to toe for producers of automobiles with large engines that make loud... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Cadillac concept car debuting during 2016 Monterey Car Week

Cadillac to preview new tech, design themes with concept in Monterey

Cadillac has dropped a teaser video for a new concept car it plans to unveil on Thursday as part of its Monterey Car Week schedule. The concept is thought to preview new... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno driving a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4

Ferrari collector reveals plans for Steve McQueen-inspired brown F12

Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] 275 was the successor to the automaker’s hugely-successful 250 series, and to many it’s still the definitive Ferrari. The cars were... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-AMG E63 mule thought to be a Black Series

Possible Mercedes-AMG E63 Black Series spied

It’s been a while since Mercedes-AMG last had a Black Series in its lineup but a new one could now be brewing. A prototype for AMG’s new E63 Wagon is featured in... read more August 14, 2016 by


 
Livemap augmented-reality helmet is in the prototype phase

Is an augmented-reality motorcycle helmet still forthcoming?

The augmented-reality helmet seems to be today's great white whale of motorcycle technology. A number of companies claim to be close to bringing one to market, yet no one has... read more August 12, 2016 by


 
Project Underdog 1972 Ford Maverick

Ford Maverick serves as Fast and Furious star Sung Kang’s latest project car

After wowing crowds with his custom 240Z at SEMA in 2015, Fast and the Furious star Sung Kang has a new project car in the works for this year’s show, and this time... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
Karma Revero

Karma Revero: First look at reborn extended-range electric sedan

The long road to getting the Fisker Karma back in production is approaching its end. It was in early 2014 that China’s Wanxiang bought the remains of Fisker, including... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

A YouTube channel with the name of Tesla Racing Channel has posted a video showing a Model S breaking into the 10-second range at a quarter-mile drag strip. The car is a... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots and video

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is out testing the next step in performance for the sixth-generation Mustang. The new model will fill the void left by the previous... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained gives you the 5 don'ts of a CVT-equipped vehicle

Don't do these 5 things in a vehicle with a CVT

Jason, the host of Engineering Explained, gets the first point that we were going to make right out of the way. His latest video tackles things you should or should not be... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi A3 (European spec)

2017 Audi A3 preview

Audi’s entry-level model in the United States, the A3, receives some significant updates for the 2017 model year. The current-generation A3 still seems like it only... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2017 Hyundai i30 debuting at 2016 Paris auto show

New Hyundai i30 (Elantra GT) to debut in Paris, feature ‘cascading’ grille

Hyundai has given us our first official look at its upcoming i30 hatchback. The car, which has been spied in prototype form, is the Korean automaker’s rival to the Ford... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
2017 Land Rover Range Rover

2017 Land Rover Range Rover preview

For years, the Land Rover Range Rover was unparalleled in the luxury SUV segment. But with demand for SUVs soaring over the past decade it was only a matter of time until... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
Ford boosts the off-road performance of the 2017 Raptor

Ford shows how it boosts off-road performance of the new Raptor

The 2017 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] F-150 Raptor is nearly here. Ford has been teasing us with stories of it blasting around Baja, tearing up random off-road trails, and... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
 

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