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2019 Porsche 911 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next Porsche 911 to come with digital dash

Porsche engineers are out testing the next-generation 911 and our photographer has managed to snap the interior of one of the prototypes. The photos reveal the new digital dash that will be fitted to the next 911 which is expected on sale next year, as a 2019 model. The all-important tachometer... read more

July 5, 2017 by
 
Volkswagen Car2Car technology coming in 2019

Volkswagen will introduce Vehicle-to-Vehicle technology in 2019

Yes, the day when your car will talk to infrastructure, inanimate objects, and other vehicles is quickly approaching. Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac have already begun to... read more June 29, 2017 by


 
Autonomous race car laps Berlin ePrix

Self-driving Roboracer does a lap at speed at the Berlin ePrix

The future is shaping up to be an interesting place. For example, self-driving cars are starting to come of age and there's even a sanctioned form of motorsport dedicated to... read more June 27, 2017 by


 
Divergent Blade at Jay Leno’s Garage

Divergent Blade 3D-printed supercar visits Jay Leno’s Garage

It was in 2015 that we first learned of Divergent 3D and its 3D-printed supercar, the Blade. Although strictly a technology demonstrator, the 700-horsepower, tandem... read more June 27, 2017 by


 
Why does Volkswagen have a water-cooled exhaust?

Why does Volkswagen have a water-cooled exhaust?

The Volkswagen Group loves its EA888 engine, found in popular models such as the Volkswagen Golf and Audi A3. This is the turbocharged inline-4 available as a 1.8-liter or a... read more June 26, 2017 by


 
This is how your fuel pump works

This is how your fuel pump works

Are you curious about the bits and pieces that make your car do its thing? Sure you are, and today is a good day for you. That's because we've got a video here that will take... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
Jaguar Land Rover self-driving prototype

Jaguar Land Rover ready to test Level 4 self-driving car in cities

Jaguar Land Rover on Thursday announced it is ready to start testing Level 4 self-driving car prototypes on public roads in urban environments. The prototypes are fitted with... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
2019 Audi A8 rear-wheel-steering system

Audi reveals new A8’s chassis technology

Audi has revealed a bit more of the technology that will appear on its redesigned A8 debuting next month. Due in showrooms next year, as a 2019 model, the redesigned A8 will... read more June 22, 2017 by


 
Explaining the differences between 17, 18, and 19-inch tires

Finding the difference between 17-, 18- and 19-inch tires

There's a balance to be found when you're on the hunt for a set of wheels and tires for your vehicle. Do you prioritize comfort over performance? Are you looking to increase... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
ZF self-driving car prototype

ZF, Hella team up for self-driving car tech

Combining their understanding of cameras and radar, German automotive suppliers Hella and ZF have entered into a strategic partnership that they say will pave the way forward... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2019 Audi A8 debuting on July 11, 2017

More of the 2019 Audi A8 revealed in new teasers

Audi has released two new videos that reveal more of its upcoming fourth-generation A8 flagship sedan. Both videos only provide glimpses of the new sedan which will be... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
The Boring Company concept

Talks between city of Los Angeles and Elon Musk's Boring Company "promising"

The Tesla Model 3 hasn't entered production yet, but Elon Musk never rests. The Tesla CEO claims to have had good conversations with the city of Los Angeles over the use of... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
Self Driving Audi A7

Congress wants to clear road for self-driving in every state

Nearly 80 bills in 30 states are winding their ways through state legislatures to tackle just one issue: self-driving cars. That’s become a significant burden for the... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
Michelin Visionary Concept is a look at the future of tires

Michelin Visionary concept foresees 3D-printed treads for changing conditions

I'm a sucker for forward-looking concept videos. I love the visions that others have for what our world will look like 20, 30, 40, and even 100 years down the line. You know... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
Lyft and nuTonomy logos

Lyft partners with nuTonomy, Jaguar Land Rover on self-driving cars

Boston, Massachusetts-based nuTonomy made headlines in August 2016 following the launch of the world’s first self-driving taxi service. Although limited to a few... read more June 14, 2017 by


 
This is an engine cut in half

Watch an engine get cut in half

An engine is a fairly stout piece of machinery. It has to be strong, seeing as it's a container for the explosions that occur constantly when your car is running. It's those... read more June 14, 2017 by


 
 

 
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