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GKN Twinster eAxle

GKN Drivelines introduces off-the-shelf torque-vectoring eAxle

Last week we saw Bosch reveal its "e-axle" off-the-shelf" electric powertain solution for automakers who don't have the means or inclination to develop their own. Now another company is doing something similar. GKN Driveline, a leading supplier of automotive drivelines and technologies, introduced... read more

September 15, 2017 by
 
Mercedes-AMG Project One concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

5 things you need to know about the Mercedes-AMG Project One

The closest thing to a homologation special we're likely to see out of Formula 1, the Mercedes-AMG Project One is one very special car. On the sidelines of the Frankfurt... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 after 25 years

The McLaren F1 was almost all Formula 1 technology

It's hard to believe it's been a quarter of a century since the McLaren F1 took the world by storm. The now-legendary F1 has been heralded by car enthusiasts of multiple... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
Ford patents active thigh support

Ford loves patents and just added one for active thigh support

Ford has been on quite the patent kick as of late. The Blue Oval has recently filed patents for odd steering wheels, an interesting integrated bike rack, a system for a... read more September 9, 2017 by


 
Williams Advanced Engineering electric car platform

Williams Advanced Engineering debuts off-the-shelf EV platform

Automakers spend millions to design and engineer vehicle platforms, but some suppliers think a switch to off-the-shelf solutions may be an essential part of future vehicles... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
Jaguar Future-Type concept

Jaguar Future-Type is a familiar vision of a self-driving city car

More and more people are predicted to move to large cities in the future. Limited parking spots coupled with congestion will make owning and driving your own car a hassle... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

Watch the 2017 F-150 Ford Raptor's suspension hard at work while off-roading

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is one heck of a capable truck off-road. That much we've known for awhile, but if you've ever wondered what the suspension looks like while the... read more September 6, 2017 by


 
Mazda RX-Vision concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda execs continue to tease future rotary without any more details

Despite its recent breakthrough in sparkless ignition gasoline engines, Mazda has no plans to abandon the rotary engine which its executives insist is still being developed... read more September 6, 2017 by


 
Jaguar Sayer Steering Wheel

Jaguar envisions the steering wheel of the future with Sayer concept

The future of transportation isn't known, but Jaguar envisions one in which consumers don't own a car but simply a sliver of one: the steering wheel. The British luxury... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
This 1/3-scale V-10 engine actually works

This hand-made 1/3-scale V-10 actually runs

As much as we love full-size engines, it's sometimes the smaller scale stuff that sets our hearts aflutter. Working in the smaller scale allows us to get up close and... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
Could electric cars have a manual transmission?

Could electric cars use manual transmissions?

There's concern among many enthusiasts that the manual transmission is on its way out. This coincides with the notion that electric cars are the future and internal... read more August 30, 2017 by


 
What is powder coating?

What is powder coating?

You've heard the term before, but do you really know what powder coating is all about? It's not simply an airgun spraying a powdery substance that magically turns into a... read more August 30, 2017 by


 
Smart Vision EQ ForTwo concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Smart is the latest automaker to unveil a self-driving pod car

Daimler’s Smart brand will use next month’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show to preview its vision for personal transport of tomorrow. The preview is in the form of the... read more August 30, 2017 by


 
Nissan’s video-streaming rearview mirror

2018 Armada is first Nissan with video-streaming rearview mirror

Nissan is the latest automaker to introduce a video-streaming rearview mirror, which the Japanese automaker is calling an Intelligent Rearview Mirror (I-RVM). We first saw... read more August 30, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model S inside The Boring Company tunnel

Tesla Model S has no problem fitting inside The Boring Company's tunnels

No surprises here. Elon Musk's proposed solution for Los Angeles, California's horrendous traffic will fit a Tesla Model S inside. The solution comes from Musk's latest... read more August 29, 2017 by


 
Self-driving Ford Fusion Hybrid for Domino's pizza delivery

Domino's is working with Ford for autonomous pizza delivery

The pizza guy, or lady, may one day be a thing of the past as Ford and Domino's announced a new partnership to deliver pizzas with self-driving cars. With a fleet of... read more August 29, 2017 by


 
 

 
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