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General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan

GM files trademark for "Sport Control AWD" name

General Motors has something brewing involving an all-wheel-drive system. GM Authority first discovered on Wednesday a trademark filing for the name "Sport Control AWD." The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted the filing on September 20 and noted the name will be associated with... read more

September 27, 2018 by
 
Amazon Echo Auto

Amazon Echo Auto gives nearly any car Alexa capability

Amazon's family of Alexa-connected devices is ready for a road trip. The online retailer and technology company announced Thursday its Echo Auto, which brings Alexa and its... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
Porsche Augmented Reality Infotainment from WayRay

Porsche, Hyundai investing in holographic augmented reality tech company

Porsche led a round of Series C investments into WayRay, a Swiss company working toward bringing holographic augmented reality (AR) displays to production, WayRay announced... read more September 19, 2018 by


 
2019 Nissan Armada

Nissan, Mitsubishi next-gen infotainment to be powered by Google's Android

Google's Android operating system will be at the core of next-generation infotainment systems from Mitsubishi and Nissan arriving on the market in 2021. The Renault Nissan... read more September 19, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Group MEB modular electric car platform

VW Group will have 27 EVs based on MEB platform by 2022

The Volkswagen Group on Monday gave an update on progress of its modular platform for non-premium cars, known as MEB, an acronym for the German translation of “Modular... read more September 17, 2018 by


 
Ford GT launch control

Here's how launch control works on the Ford GT

Since most of us will never have the pleasure of owning or ever getting behind the wheel of the modern Ford GT, we have others who can fill us in on how the supercar works... read more September 17, 2018 by


 
Navya Autonom Cab

Navya already sells fully self-driving cars, including in US

It's hard to believe how quickly the future is approaching. Waymo, formerly the Google Self-Driving Car Project, plans to launch its first commercial service for self-driving... read more September 17, 2018 by


 
Volvo 360C concept

Volvo self-driving cars to test on roads in Sweden

Volvo has scored a win with the Swedish Transportation Agency (Transportstyrelsen). The company has been granted permission to test its self-driving cars in the country on... read more September 14, 2018 by


 
Ferrari 488 Pista fitted with carbon fiber wheels

Carbon Revolution expands operations to supply 150,000 carbon fiber wheels annually

Australian outfit Carbon Revolution plans a massive expansion of its operations due to strong demand for its innovative one-piece carbon fiber wheels. The company announced... read more September 14, 2018 by


 
BMW self-riding motorcycle

That's not a ghost: Watch BMW's self-riding motorcycle in action

The automotive industry is fascinated by the idea of self-driving cars and the convenience and safety benefits they will eventually provide. But what about motorcycles? BMW... read more September 13, 2018 by


 
Volvo Vera concept

Volvo Trucks reveals Vera self-driving electric semi concept

Volvo Trucks, the world's number two in heavy-duty trucks, on Wednesday gave its vision of the future of goods transportation. The company, which is a separate entity to... read more September 13, 2018 by


 
Gordon Murray Design iStream construction

Gordon Murray Design's iStream Superlight tech can cut car weight in half

British engineering outfit Gordon Murray Design has touted its iStream construction for a few years, but the latest iStream Superlight method doubles down on the... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Lexus ES in Japan replaces side mirrors with cameras

2019 Lexus ES first to market with cameras instead of side mirrors

The 2019 Lexus ES has become the first production car to replace conventional side mirrors with cameras. Unfortunately, the cameras will only be offered in Japan where the... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype drive, Pikes Peak

Audi e-tron will be first model to feature automated toll payment

Audi announced its new Integrated Toll Module last February but Monday said the 2019 e-tron electric crossover SUV will be the first model with the new technology. The... read more September 11, 2018 by


 
Jaguar-Land Rover classic infotainment system

Modern infotainment comes to classic Jaguars and Land Rovers

Modern convenience, meet classic motoring. Jaguar-Land Rover announced last Friday that it now offers Classic Infotainment Systems with modern modern audio, navigation, and... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford F-150 Raptor

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor's new Trail Control is ideal for rock crawling

Ford's F-150 Raptor receives significant updates for 2019. No, there isn't a new V-8 option. Instead, the updates have centered on improving the truck's off-road credentials... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
 

 
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