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Categories: Technology

A four-speed's forty-eleven parts fragment into forty thousand; fortunately funeral fails to follow

On: Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 12:05PM | By: Andrew W Davis


A ruined automatic's innards exposed test 2

It looks like a hand grenade went off in it.”

There are VERY few times when that phrase is GOOD news. And let me tell you, when it comes to hearing it in reference to ANY part of your car, it is bad. VERY bad.


The future of 3-D printed cars is looking rosy

On: Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 3:34PM | By: Bill Wilson


3-D Pruinter test 2

Imagine a world where buying a car is a simple as going online, placing an order, and picking out your favorite options. Two days later a delivery truck brings your shiny new vehicle to your front door. That’s it; no car lots, no haggling, and no aggravation. Sound too good to be true? Actually, it’s an accurate picture of how 3-D printing is bringing seismic changes to the automotive world.


Tesla Is Using Augmented Reality Technology To Improve EV Production

On: Sat, Mar 26, 2016 at 9:05AM | By: Carl Malek


Tesla Is Using Augmented Reality Technology To Improve EV Production test 1-1

Tesla has always been a company known for being a leading figure in innovation, thanks in part to its Model S sedan, as well as its novel direct sales approach. However, according to a new report, Tesla has managed to become a triple threat of innovations when it comes to vehicle production, which could have implications for its upcoming volume entry, the Model 3 sedan.


BMW Forsees Bright Future In Driverless Cars

On: Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 8:46AM | By: Carl Malek


BMW Forsees Bright Future In Driverless Cars test 1-1

Following nearly a century of designing "the ultimate driving machine" for its customers, BMW is preparing for a future where driverless cars will become a bigger part of the automotive industry, according to a new report that was released by Reuters.


 

Infiniti Introduces All-New Performance Brand

On: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 4:33PM | By: Carl Malek


Infiniti Introduces All-New Performance Brand test 1-1

Infiniti has high hopes for the recently unveiled Q50 Red Sport 400, however, the Red Sport 400 will have a lot more on its plate than just making a good impression when it arrives. According to statements from Infiniti, it will also herald the debut of an all-new performance brand that is set to wage war with BMW's M division and Mercedes-Benz and their in-house AMG performance division.


Goodyear Unveils Spherical Tire Concept

On: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 4:07PM | By: Carl Malek


Goodyear Unveils Spherical Tire Concept test 1-1

With all the attention that electric vehicles, driverless cars, and even advanced hybrids get in both the press and the automotive circuit, it's easy to forget about the vehicle's tires, which often don't get as much of the glory, especially on modern cars. Part of this is because the basic shape of a tire has changed very little over the years, despite advancements in rubber and tread technology; however, a new tire concept from Goodyear will completely redefine what we perceive as a tire, while also introducing the world to an all-new driving experience.


BMW To Revive 8 Series By End Of Decade?

On: Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 4:03PM | By: Carl Malek


BMW To Revive 8 Series By End Of Decade? test 1-1

Rumors of a possible revival of the 8 Series moniker have floated around the automotive industry for several years, but so far no solid proof has surfaced of whether BMW is, indeed, reviving its flagship model. However, a new report has added new fuel to these speculations, and it appears that BMW is, indeed, moving forward with the idea of adding the technology and styling-themed model back into its lineup.


NHTSA Approves GM's Next Generation Camera Mirror

On: Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 7:49AM | By: Carl Malek


NHTSA Approves GM's Next Generation Camera Mirror test 1-1

When Cadillac first unveiled the hybrid rear-camera mirror system in the Cadillac CT6 sedan, it was a preview of a significant technological leap:  A mirror that would support a full-view rear backup camera display. It was unknown if the novel technology would make it through the rigorous screening of the federal government, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has now approved the technology for production vehicles.


Aston Martin To Auction Off DB10 Bond Movie Car

On: Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 12:17PM | By: Carl Malek


Aston Martin To Auction Off DB10 Bond Movie Car test 1-1

Collectors and James Bond fans will have a rare opportunity to relive their favorite spy fantasies if they can secure the highest bid for the Aston Martin DB10 when it crosses the auction block at Christie's in London, England, on February 18th.


Hyundai's Genesis N Division Beginning Work On Potential M4 Rival???

On: Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 1:41PM | By: Carl Malek


Hyundai's Genesis N Division Beginning Work On Potential M4 Rival??? test 1-1

Hyundai's new Genesis division is doubling down on its lofty goals for the luxury car market, but, if a new rumor is found to be true, the brand's performance-oriented ‘N’ division could be preparing a formidable entry that would compete head-to-head with the BMW M4 and taget the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe in its quest to become the top dog in the luxury sport coupe segment.


MINI Unveils Clubman ALL4 Model

On: Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 9:06AM | By: Carl Malek


Mini Clubman test 2

MINI has high hopes rolling on its fleet of all-wheel drive models, and it has unveiled the next member of the group, the 2016 MINI Clubman ALL4, which brings the ALL4 system to a smaller platform, while also ushering in new levels of efficiency and performance.