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Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche's 800-volt fast charging stations will rival Tesla's Supercharger network

Porsche's first battery-electric car, the production version of the Mission E, will feature immense charging infrastructure support from the brand itself. Eventually, Porsche's 800-volt "Turbo Charging" stations will populate highways and offer Mission E drivers a Tesla-like charging... read more

January 29, 2018 by
 
GM liquid tire chains for 1969

GM once offered "liquid tire chains" to enhance winter driving performance

Tire chains can be a driver's best friend when it comes to handling snowy and icy conditions, but decades ago, General Motors offered something quite novel—even if we... read more January 24, 2018 by


 
Bugatti Chiron brake caliper made using 3D printing

Bugatti brake caliper is world's largest 3D-printed titanium component

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is starting to gain traction in the manufacturing of cars. Where the process is particularly useful is the manufacturing of... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
Nissan Energy Solar

Nissan gets into home energy storage business

Nissan is the latest automaker to get into the home energy storage business, following early movers Tesla and Mercedes-Benz. Nissan calls its solution Nissan Energy Solar... read more January 21, 2018 by


 
Cadillac CUE

Cadillac's CUE is dead, meet the new CUE that isn't CUE

Back in February 2017 Cadillac announced that its infotainment system, known as CUE, was dead and it would be replaced by the next-generation Cadillac user experience. CUE... read more January 19, 2018 by


 
Audi smart energy grid trial

Audi tests smart energy grid in new trial

Audi is conducting a trial of what the automaker calls a “virtual power plant.” It's a system where thousands of individual energy sources, typically homes with... read more January 19, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz MBUX user interface

Mercedes' new MBUX infotainment system is like Google Assistant for your car

For years we have wondered why our cars' infotainment systems can't be as simple and smart as our phones. It took until 2018, but Mercedes-Benz has finally hit that target... read more January 18, 2018 by


 
2019 Ram 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show

5 things to know about the 2019 Ram 1500

Behind the 2019 Ram 1500’s muted styling update lies a wholesale rethink of the full-size pickup. We’ve already previewed the Ram 1500, but we sat down at the... read more January 17, 2018 by


 
Infiniti Q Inspiration design sketch

Infiniti's first electric car coming in 2021

Infiniti may have been one of the early pioneers of electrification in the luxury segment, having introduced the M35h hybrid sedan as early as 2010, but the brand has been... read more January 17, 2018 by


 
Voyage self-driving car prototype

Jaguar Land Rover invests in self-driving startup Voyage

There's no shortage of startups looking to be among the first to develop safe and reliable self-driving systems to power fleets of potentially lucrative self-driving taxis... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
General Motors' Cruise AV self-driving car has no steering wheel or pedals

GM's latest self-driving car has no steering wheel or pedals

General Motors on Friday revealed a self-driving car devoid of a steering wheel and pedals. Called the Cruise AV (Autonomous Vehicle), the car is based on the Chevrolet Bolt... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz expands investment into what3words navigation system

Mercedes to introduce 3-word navigation in next-gen A-Class

Mercedes-Benz is ready to double-down on its efforts to bring you a better in-car navigation experience. The German automaker is ready to roll out its integration of... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
AutonomouStuff self-driving prototype running Baidu Apollo 2.0 software

Baidu to have self-driving vehicles in operation in 2018

While most companies competing in the self-driving space are closely guarding their developments, Baidu, a search engine giant from China and leader in the development of... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Intel partners with Ferrari for AI and drone support at Ferrari Challenge series

Ferrari Challenge to use Intel-powered AI, drones to hone racer skills, improve fan experience

Ferraris are often associated with pure driving pleasure, but that doesn't mean technology can't help refine things further. Intel and Ferrari announced a three-year... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Waze now supports infotainment screen operation in Fords

iPhone users can soon use Waze on their Ford infotainment screens

Waze and Ford have good news. The social navigation app announced on Wednesday at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show that beginning in March iPhone users piloting a Ford... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Intelligent Personal Cockpit concept from 2018 CES

Hyundai details its Intelligent Personal Cockpit concept at CES

Hyundai detailed its vision of future in-car technology this week at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, and it includes the brand's upcoming in-car personal assistant slated... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
 

 
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