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Report: Uber’s Chinese rival Didi to expand to North America

A Chinese rival to ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft may be about to set up shop in North America. According to Reuters’ sources, Didi Chuxing plans to expand its app-based service to Mexico in 2018, the first time the company would be operating outside of China. Didi has said that its... read more

December 8, 2017 by
 
VW MOIA ride-sharing concept car

Volkswagen reveals MOIA ride-sharing electric van concept

The Volkswagen Group doesn't simply want to electrify its portfolio of brands and cars for personal ownership, it also wants to provide sustainable transportation in other... read more December 4, 2017 by


 
Will the Hennessey Venom F5 actually be capable of hitting 300 mph?

Will the Hennessey Venom F5 be capable of hitting 300 mph?

Hennessey Performance Engineering is making some rather bold claims. The Texas tuner recently revealed a new vehicle called the Venom F5. HPE says the Venom F5 will have... read more December 4, 2017 by


 
Yamaha self-driving motorcycle, Motobot

Yamaha to show robot rider at CES that will challenge Valentino Rossi

Yamaha plans to pit man against machine with its latest self-riding motorcycle concept. And it has an appropriate name: Motobot. The Japanese motorcycle company announced... read more December 4, 2017 by


 
Intel deal with Warner Bros for future self-driving car entertainment

Intel and Warner Bros deal hints at entertainment future in self-driving cars

Marketers, advertisers, and companies in general are itching to implement the next era of entertainment and connectivity. It's coming, and it will likely be broadcast in... read more December 1, 2017 by


 
Race Car brakes versus street car brakes

What are the differences between race car and street car braking systems?

You might know that there's a physical difference between race car brakes and street car brakes. The size of the rotors, the materials used in the pads, and the brake lines... read more November 30, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained examines a catback exhaust system

Can a catback exhaust actually make your car faster?

Finding the aftermarket modifications that will make your car a better performer can be an adventure. Every company under the sun claims all sorts of horsepower, torque, and... read more November 29, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen's new Budack engine cycle

How does VW's Budack engine cycle work?

Volkswagen isn't reinventing the way your internal combustion engine works. The automaker has, however, created a new twist on the Otto cycle that's a revised version of the... read more November 29, 2017 by


 
Waymo trains self-driving cars to identify emergency vehicles

Waymo's self-driving car fleet clips 4-million mile mark, set to kick off self-driving taxi service

Four million miles down, unlimited potential to go. Waymo's fleet of self-driving cars has officially reached the four-million-mile mark in about eight years of total... read more November 28, 2017 by


 
Ask Mercedes augmented reality app and chatbot

Mercedes-Benz offers augmented reality app to replace owner's manuals

Flipping through numerous pages of text isn't exactly the most difficult way to find the answer to a question about your car. However, it isn't the most advanced way, either... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
Proposed design for BMW Group Battery Cell Competence Center in Munich, Germany

BMW to build battery lab

In yet another sign of the growing importance of electrification, BMW on Friday announced plans to establish a lab dedicated to the development of batteries. To be located in... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
Here are 5 ways electric cars out perform gas-powered cars

5 ways electric cars outperform gas-powered cars

A proper gas-powered car is a joy to drive. Your senses take a joy ride when the sound hits your ears, the acceleration tosses you in your seat, and sometimes even the smell... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
This is what happens to an ambulance during an accident

Watch what happens to an ambulance during a side impact crash

An ambulance is an incredibly tough workhorse. You know it's going to be strong, but did you ever think how strong an ambulance really is? Well, Braun Ambulances put together... read more November 26, 2017 by


 
Lamborghini Urus Terra mode teaser

Lamborghini Urus hits the dirt with Terra mode

To build excitement ahead of the reveal of its new Urus on December 4, Lamborghini has been dropping a series of teaser videos highlighting the SUV’s various driving... read more November 22, 2017 by


 
Uber self-driving prototype in San Francisco

Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s for its self-driving fleet

Uber is in the race to develop a fully self-driving system to one day power a fleet of driverless taxis. To develop the system, Uber is using a fleet of Volvo XC90 SUVs... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
Porsche augmented reality glasses for technicians

Porsche equipping mechanics with augmented reality glasses

Porsche service centers will become even more connected come 2018 after the brand announced on Monday it will equip technicians with augmented reality (AR) glasses for... read more November 20, 2017 by


 
 

 
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