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Cadillac 4.2-liter twin-turbocharged V-8

Cadillac spools up 4.2-liter DOHC twin-turbo V-8

Cadillac will give its CT6 full-size sedan a shot in the arm with the 2019 CT6 V-Sport. The new performance model also ushers in a new engine for the brand, and it's no slouch. Alongside the CT6 V-Sport's reveal on Wednesday, Cadillac provided details on a new dual-overhead cam, twin-turbocharged... read more

March 21, 2018 by
 
Pirelli cyber tire infographic

Pirelli Cyber Car tire will soon talk to your car

While Goodyear envisions a future tire that cleans as it rolls, Pirelli's latest tire is set to arrive this year. It's called Cyber Car and it's a tire that connects the... read more March 19, 2018 by


 
Otto self-driving truck prototype

Uber's self-driving trucks are now in service

Uber has officially put its self-driving semi-trailer trucks into operation under the new service Uber Freight. In fact, Uber has had the self-driving trucks in service for a... read more March 18, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Cruise AV self-driving car

GM to commercialize Cruise AV self-driving car in 2019

General Motors will put into production self-driving cars devoid of steering wheels and pedals in 2019, the automaker said Thursday. GM also said it planned to start a... read more March 16, 2018 by


 
Goodyear Oxygene concept tire

Goodyear Oxygene concept tire cleans the air as it rolls

The concept of tires hasn't changed radically for decades: they're round, they roll, they hold up your car. Companies have managed to manufacture better quality compounds and... read more March 14, 2018 by


 
Audi brings Traffic Light Info system to Washington DC

Audi expands Traffic Light Information system to Washington, DC

Slowly, but surely, Audi's Traffic Light Information (TLI) system is expanding across the United States. The system launched in Las Vegas, Nevada, just over one year ago, but... read more March 14, 2018 by


 
View from inside Waymo self-driving car

Go for a ride in Waymo's self-driving car in this 360-degree video

Waymo is very close to starting a commercial service for its self-driving taxis, which are currently testing in 25 cities across the United States. The first service will be... read more March 14, 2018 by


 
Kitty Hawk Cora flying taxi

Google founder Larry Page's flying taxi takes flight

Many companies have made a splash in the flying car or airborne taxi industry, which has only just begun to earn its wings (pun intended). Now it turns out Google founder... read more March 13, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW i8

BMW M boss says future electric cars will not be silent

Automakers are seemingly supporting the idea that the future of the automobile is, indeed, electric. Some makes will have it easier than others, but for BMW's M division, it... read more March 13, 2018 by


 
Techrules micro-turbine range extender for electric cars

Chinese firm reaches deal with Techrules to use turbine extended-range electric powertrain

Chinese electric car startup Techrules used last week's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show to present the Ren RS, a track-focused electric supercar with a micro-turbine... read more March 13, 2018 by


 
Vehicle to vehicle technology

5G technology could unlock vehicle-to-infrastructure communication

Modems are becoming commonplace in cars. Drivers like to use them to stream music and create wi-fi hotspots. Automakers like them for the data they can report and the updates... read more March 12, 2018 by


 
Porsche bringing blockchain to its cars

Porsche first to bring blockchain to auto industry

Porsche believes it will thrive and also set standards in the auto industry's coming electrification era, and the innovation has already begun today. The German performance... read more March 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class digital headlights

Mercedes-Maybach digital headlights: more than meets the eye

Mercedes-Maybach aims to rethink what a car's headlights can do for the driver and for pedestrians. The brand revealed its digital headlight technology equipped on the... read more March 10, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept debuting at 2018 Geneva auto show

VW explains the steps to full automation in cars

Volkswagen will unveil a concept for a large, electric sedan with fully self-driving capability at next week's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The concept doesn't... read more March 1, 2018 by


 
Ford and Domino's deliver pizzas with self driving vehicles

Ford self-driving cars are delivering pizzas across Miami

Self-driving cars, once strictly the domain of science fiction, are already being commercialized. And the commercial opportunities extend far beyond the transport of people... read more February 28, 2018 by


 
How to break in a new limited-slip differential

How to break in a new limited-slip differential

Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is starting to wrench on his Honda S2000 project car. One of the latest areas of the car he's attacking is the rear end. His yellow... read more February 24, 2018 by


 
 

 
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