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Porsche Classic Vehicle Tracking and Security system

Porsche launches its own vehicle tracking system to protect classics

Porsche wants to better cater to its classic vehicle owners and has rolled out its very own vehicle security and tracking system. The Porsche Classic Vehicle Tracking system allows owners to monitor where their car is at all times, receive alerts via an accompanying smartphone app, and even set... read more

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2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

2019 Audi e-tron has cameras instead of mirrors*, but do they really work?

The 2019 Audi e-tron will skip out on one piece of technology when it arrives in the United States, hence our asterisk in the title. U.S.-spec e-trons will not receive the... read more December 13, 2018 by

3D-printed rotary engine from Engineering Explained

Dive into this 3D-printed rotary engine

If you've ever wondered what makes up the famed rotary engine from Mazda, now is the chance to dive in. Engineering Explained showed off an incredible 3D-printed rotary... read more December 13, 2018 by

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, Hudson Valley, NY, Apr 2018

Battery breakthrough could lead to more stable, higher-density batteries

Honda believes it has discovered a breakthrough in solid-state batteries that could lead to higher-density units compared to today's lithium-ion batteries. The new battery is... read more December 13, 2018 by

FastCharge 450-kilowatt charging station prototype

BMW and Porsche demo 450-kw charger capable of adding 62 miles in 3 minutes

A research project in Germany that includes automakers BMW and Porsche has successfully demonstrated an ultra-fast charging station that can deliver charge times approaching... read more December 13, 2018 by

Audi e-tron GT Concept, 2018 LA Auto Show

Audi will tease future of in-car entertainment at 2019 CES

Audi will roll out a sedan concept previewing the automaker's future in-car entertainment technologies at next month's 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las... read more December 13, 2018 by

Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle prototype

Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle could be the fire truck of the future

Honda will use next month's 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to highlight a number of technologies it is working on in fields as diverse as robotics... read more December 11, 2018 by

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... read more December 9, 2018 by

ZF exterior curtain airbag

External airbags might be on your next new car

German supplier ZF has developed external crash safety airbags for cars that could make their way to production in as little as two years. The company showed off an external... read more December 9, 2018 by

2020 Porsche 911

Porsche launches lifestyle app with access to human personal assistant

Porsche wants to make the lives of 911 drivers even easier with the launch of its Porsche 360+ lifestyle assistant app for iOS. The brand announced the app's launch on... read more December 7, 2018 by

BMW makes 1-millionth 3D-printed component

BMW's created 1M 3D-printed parts since 2010

The use of 3D-printed components isn't exactly new, but it has begun to reach levels normally reserved for mass production. A remarkable example is the 3D priting of parts by... read more December 7, 2018 by

Mercedes-Benz self-driving Cooperation Car

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

Volvo logo

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


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