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Teaser for 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 due in 2019

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will house two 3D-printed brake parts

As the cost to 3D print components drops, we're beginning to see more vehicle incorporate the breakthrough technology. Numerous automakers plan to include more 3D-printed components in future vehicles, and on deck is the upcoming 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. Ford said on Tuesday that its new... read more

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Daimler concept shows how self-driving cars could communicate with pedestrians

It will require years of research and technology implementation before self-driving cars are a common sight. Until then, some automakers aren't only working on the tech... read more December 1, 2018 by

Volvo to embed Google in future infotainment system

Volvo's Android-powered infotainment system will debut in Polestar 2

Earlier this year, Volvo announced its next-generation infotainment system will bake in Google and use the Android operating system. Now we know where we'll see the system... read more November 30, 2018 by

2020 Porsche 911

Porsche's new plan for drivers? An app for the world's best roads

Porsche wants to take drivers to some of the world's best driving roads, and now, there's an app for that. The brand announced its new "Porsche Road Trip" app for iOS on... read more November 30, 2018 by

BMW Vision iNext concept

BMW says Level 5 self-driving car for public could happen by 2021

Developing an autonomous car ready for the public is a huge task that has consumed tech companies for years, with millions of miles of on-testing that has cost hundreds of... read more November 28, 2018 by

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Volvo and self-driving car partner reveal breakthrough lidar

Volvo and its Silicon Valley-based partner Luminar announced a breakthrough lidar system that should help both companies make Level 4 self-driving cars a reality sooner... read more November 28, 2018 by

2019 Ford Focus

Ford wants to eradicate new car smell in China

The new car smell is often regarded as one of the best parts of a vehicle purchase. Well, at least across the majority of the globe. In China, not so much. In fact, Chinese... read more November 19, 2018 by

Carbon fiber structural battery

Future electric cars could store energy in carbon-fiber bodies instead of batteries

One day, electric cars may actually store their energy in carbon-fiber bodies and replace the need for heavy batteries. Research published in October from Chalmers University... read more November 19, 2018 by

2017 Honda Civic Type R

What is VTEC and how does it work?

Valve Timing Electronic Control, better known to enthusiasts as VTEC. We hear a lot about the system, but what is it exactly and how does it work? Jason Fenske, engineering... read more November 18, 2018 by

Jaguar-Land Rover Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory system

Future Jaguar-Land Rover vehicles will communicate with traffic lights

In the future, Jaguar-Land Rover vehicles could help motorists avoid pesky red lights. The automaker announced Wednesday that it's begun to trial its Green Light Optimal... read more November 16, 2018 by

HRE 3D printed titanium wheels

HRE's 3-D-printed titanium wheels could lead to a new level of car personalization

Performance wheel maker HRE says 3-D printers can manufacture a strong, lightweight wheel for supercars. HRE worked with GE Additives in a new partnership to explore the... read more November 15, 2018 by

Ford partners with Walmart for self-driving delivery service

Ford partners with Walmart for new self-driving delivery pilot

Ford has begun various trial delivery services with its self-driving car prototypes across the United States, but now it has announced its most ambitious program yet. The... read more November 14, 2018 by

VW Car-Net Siri integration

VW owners can now unlock their car with Apple's Siri

Volkswagen owners can now tell Apple's Siri to execute a host of commands controlling their cars, including unlock and lock them. The brand announced Monday its Car-Net... read more November 14, 2018 by

Waymo self-driving car

Waymo's self-driving taxi service reportedly starts early December

In a matter of weeks, Waymo, Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving car business, will launch the world's first commercial service involving fully self-driving cars. Citing a person... read more November 13, 2018 by

2019 Mazda CX-5

2019 Mazda CX-5 gets punchy 2.5-liter turbo, GVC Plus handling

Following a debut in Japan last month, the updated 2019 Mazda CX-5 has made its local debut, with the covers coming off Friday at the 2018 Seattle auto show. The big news is... read more November 12, 2018 by

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Geely to develop hyperloop-style supersonic train

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the Chinese automaker that controls the Volvo and Lotus brands, on Tuesday announced plans to develop a hyperloop-like train capable of... read more November 9, 2018 by


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