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Arrivo high-speed transport system

Arrivo reveals Hyperloop-like transport system capable of 200 mph travel

There’s a new company battling to become your high-speed transport provider of the future. The company is Los Angeles-based Arrivo, which has come up with a concept for a high-speed transport system where specially designed vehicles travel along dedicated tracks at speeds of up to 200 mph... read more

November 15, 2017 by
 
Concept drawing for Uber Elevate flying taxi service

Uber partners with NASA on flying car management

With the rise of a new way to transport human beings, potentially through self-operating flying cars, the industry will need new regulations to ensure safe operation. On... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Audi e-diesel plant in Laufenburg, Switzerland

Audi will turn renewable energy into synthetic diesel

In 2011, Audi announced radical plans to start energy production using wind farms located in the North Sea. By feeding this renewable energy back into the grid, Audi could... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom

The science behind Rolls-Royce's oddball four-rotor diesel rotary engine

This is the strangest engine you've likely never heard about. Back in the late 1960s and early '70s, a number of automakers were experimenting with odd engine setups. Heck... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
Renault self-driving obstacle avoidance system

Renault's new self-driving obstacle avoidance technology matches pro drivers

Renault debuted its latest self-driving car on Tuesday. Based on the all-electric Zoe, it is named "Callie," and it is capable of matching the accident avoidance prowess of... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen announces Google quantum computer partnership

Google and VW will use quantum computers to develop battery, self-driving technology

Volkswagen will embark on a transformation of its business through electric cars and self-driving technology, and it is looking elsewhere to bolster its technological... read more November 7, 2017 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Waymo found drivers asleep, so it dumped partial self-driving feature

Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving car subsidiary, Waymo, has made a conscious decision to skip partial self-driving technology. Why? The company found its test drivers napping... read more November 6, 2017 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Chevy rolls out new magnetic ride control calibrations for C7 Corvette

Without any hardware changes, Chevrolet will make 2015-2016 C7 Corvette Z06s even faster around the track. The brand announced new magnetic ride control calibrations for all... read more November 2, 2017 by


 
Will you use less fuel during engine braking or simply by coasting?

What uses less gas: coasting or engine braking?

Getting the most of your vehicle, with regards to fuel economy, is to play a game of efficiency. You have to find the most efficient manner of driving in a given situation... read more November 1, 2017 by


 
Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota eyes airless tires for future electric cars

Many companies have shown airless tire concepts—Polaris is the only company to actually commercialize them—but the technology is yet to reach any sort of mass... read more November 1, 2017 by


 
How Koenigsegg destroyed the Bugatti Chiron

Here's how Koenigsegg destroyed Bugatti's 0-248-0 mph world record

The name of the game here is power-to-weight ratio. That's how you can have one car out perform another. As you climb to higher and higher speeds, you're going to need more... read more October 31, 2017 by


 
Why engines lose power over time

10 reasons why engines lose power over time

Ever driven a brand new car and then the same model but one with much higher mileage? They don't often feel the same. In fact, the older car might even feel like it has less... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
Nissan IMx concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan will give its future electric cars a sound with "Canto"

Nissan's revealed its major debut for the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show with the IMx self-driving electric SUV concept. While the brand covered many of the technical details with its... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
Mazda Kai concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Next-gen Mazda 3 previewed with Kai technology concept

Mazda on Wednesday at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show unveiled a pair of concepts that preview upcoming technologies and design themes. One of these is in the form of a compact... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Dodge Demon vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

Why is the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk faster than the Dodge Demon?

Dodge has unleashed a mighty machine upon the world. It's not the 707-horsepower Challenger or Charger SRT Hellcat siblings, but rather the more powerful Challenger SRT Demon... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Amazon patent for mobile drone electric car charging

Amazon patented a drone that can recharge your electric car on the go

Range anxiety is still an issue with electric cars, even though 240- and 300-mile EVs are now on the market. No matter how far the range, an EV driver could run low on charge... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
 

 
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