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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 preview a specific model currently in the pipeline, though elements from its design may influence a new Phaeton due around 2020... read more

March 1, 2018 by
 
The Buick Y Job is the first-ever concept car and it just stopped by Jay Leno's Garage

The Buick Y-Job was the first concept car and Jay Leno takes it for a drive

When the Buick Y-Job was conceived by design legend Harley Earl in1938, its purpose wasn't to go into production but rather to highlight items and features that would be seen... read more February 27, 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


 
Torque explanation from Engineering Explained

What's the difference between horsepower and torque?

We toss the words "horsepower" and "torque" around pretty often in the automotive industry, but perhaps the meaning of both gets lost along the way. Never fear, Engineering... read more February 23, 2018 by


 
2018 McLaren MCL33 Formula 1 race car

McLaren's Renault-powered 2018 F1 car revealed

Meet the new Renault-powered McLaren race car for the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship: the MCL33. The car is decked out in a historic livery that borrows the papaya orange... read more February 23, 2018 by


 
Nissan and Dena Easy Ride self-driving taxi service

Nissan self-driving taxi service starts in Tokyo on March 5

Nissan will launch its first public trial of a self-driving taxi service in Tokyo, Japan on March 5, the automaker confirmed Friday. The service, called Easy Ride, will see a... read more February 22, 2018 by


 
2018 Ferrari SF71H Formula 1 race car

Ferrari reveals SF71H 2018 Formula 1 car

Teams competing in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship are in the process of revealing their race cars for the new season. The latest is Ferrari whose 2018 F1 car, to be... read more February 22, 2018 by


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG W09 EQ Power+ Formula 1 race car

Mercedes-AMG's 2018 F1 car revealed at Silverstone

Mercedes-AMG is the latest Formula 1 team to reveal its car for the 2018 World Championship: the W09 EQ Power+. The car is an evolution of last year's W08 EQ Power+ that star... read more February 22, 2018 by


 
Engineering Explained turbochargers vs superchargers

Which is better: a supercharger or turbocharger?

There are two relatively simple options to boost (pun intended) horsepower in a vehicle: superchargers and turbochargers. But, which is better? Once again, Jason Fenske of... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
Hennessey Exorcist Camaro ZL1 hits 217 mph during top speed run

Hennessey Exorcist Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 tops out at 217 MPH

Hennessey Performance Engineering revealed the 1,000-horsepower Exorcist Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 last April, and since then the car's become an assailing answer to Dodge's... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
HERE HD Live Map

Mercedes integrates highly detailed HERE maps in self-driving tech

Mercedes-Benz's future self-driving cars will rely on a cloud-based high-definition map updated in real time to see the world around them. The machine-readable map, known as... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving prototype

Waymo given green light to commercialize self-driving taxis

Waymo has become the first company, at least in the United States, to receive regulatory approval for the commercialization of a self-driving taxi service where no human... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe spy shots -  Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe spy shots and video

It was previewed in concept form only last March, but prototypes for Mercedes-AMG’s standalone sedan are already at a late stage of development. We’re talking... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
Lotus 3-Eleven 430

Lotus dials up 430 horses for 3-Eleven's final production run

Lotus has revealed a fitting farewell to its track-focused 3-Eleven with one final evolution. The British sports car maker on Tuesday unveiled the 3-Eleven 430, which comes... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots and video

The current BMW 1-Series Hatchback is somewhat of an oddity in the world of compact cars, because it comes with a sporty rear-wheel-drive layout and available inline-6... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
2018 Sauber C37 Formula 1 race car

This is the Alfa Romeo-branded 2018 Sauber F1 car

We're just over a month out from the first race of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship and all of the teams set to compete are slowly revealing their new race cars. The... read more February 20, 2018 by


 
 

 
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