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How Much Is This New VonMercier Hybrid Hovercraft?
The new VonMercier Arosa is a hovercraft vehicle. Despite its amazing features, like hovering, concerns arise with the cost and limited outside information on the vehicle.
Sep 20, 2021
NTSB Chief Says Tesla Needs to Be Honest About Its Car Technology
The new chief of the NTSB puts Tesla in the hot seat by saying that their technology is misleading. Based on the name of the technology, and advertising Tesla has many consumers thinking that the car’s technology is completely autonomous.
Sep 15, 2021
Could Radar Technology Prevent Hot Car Tragedies?
Hot car deaths have become a focal point for consumers and automakers over the past few years. How can radar technology help prevent these tragic deaths?
Sep 15, 2021
New Mercedes Cars Help You Avoid Potholes
Mercedes-Benz has released new “Car-to-X” technology which uses a cloud-based communication system between Mercedes vehicles to warn them about potholes in the area.
Sep 09, 2021
Nissan Ariya Features New Disappearing Car Controls
The Nissan Ariya has a touch screen dashboard that aims to be a technological innovation when it could in fact just be a luxury add-on at best or a dangerous expense at worst.
Sep 08, 2021
An All-New Infotainment Screen Is Featured on the 2022 Infiniti QX80
For many consumers, high-tech automotive features are not just nice-to-haves, they’re expected. The 2022 Infiniti QX80’s all-new infotainment screen delivers.
Sep 11, 2021
5 Cool, Affordable, and Convenient Car Accessories You'll Want to Have
The top 5 car accessories we recommend. These accessories go from practical to luxurious, but they can all be found for a reasonable price.
Sep 04, 2021
GM Plans to Release 5G Vehicles in 2024
GM is teaming up with AT&T to offer 5G technology in cars. What will this partnership look like and how will 5G be used in cars?
Aug 31, 2021
Several New Devices Are Being Developed to Combat Drunk Driving
In-car technology is being developed that could help prevent drunk driving accidents, and while advocates push for their implementation, automakers are hesitant to put them into cars.
Aug 30, 2021
2022 Jeep Wagoneer Models Are Loaded With Tech
The 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and luxurious Grand Wagoneer offer exciting upgrades including impressive tech, amped-up power, and enhanced off-roading capabilities.
Aug 29, 2021
4 Best High-Tech Cars With Great Performance for 2021
Ford, Toyota, and Porsche have each released some vehicles with great performance and a long list of high-tech features.
Aug 26, 2021
Automotive Hall of Fame: Figures That Changed the Industry
Helene Rother, Charlie Wiggins, Charlie Richard Patterson, Frederick Douglass Patterson, and Tom Gallagher were honored in the 2020/2021 Automotive Hall of Fame.
Aug 20, 2021
Flying Cars Are Real but Will Come With a Crazy Price Tag
Flying cars are real, but they’ll cost around $740,000 up-front to own. You’d also need to factor in how much it would cost to maintain and repair.
Aug 18, 2021
U.S. Marine Corps Selects Two Companies for Recon Vehicle Prototypes
The U.S. Marine Corps has selected Textron Systems Cottonmouth and General Dynamics Land Systems to prototype new recon vehicles.
Aug 17, 2021
Volkswagen Makes a Big Move to Expand the EV Charging Network
Volkswagen is committing additional funding to Electrify America to help them reach their goal of 1,800 fast-charging stations in North America by 2025.
Sep 02, 2021
The Genesis GV80's Infotainment Control Knob May Be Too Quirky to Be Effective
The Genesis GV80 has been impressing both consumers and critics. However, one drawback to this luxury SUV might be the infotainment system.
Aug 16, 2021
Tesla Releases Huge Software Update with Disney+ and More
Tesla is constantly updating its cars with cool new features. One of the company's latest updates includes Disney+ and much more.
Aug 14, 2021
Cops Are Using Telematics Data From Suspects' Cars to Solve Cases
New cars contain more information about their drivers than ever before. Find out how cops are using this information to bust criminals.
Aug 08, 2021
‘Hot Vee’ Engines: Why Do These Matter?
A hot vee engine uses a layout that helps improve the efficiency and packaging of a turbocharged engine. It’s often featured in luxury cars.
Aug 08, 2021
What Does AFS Stand For?
An adaptive front-lighting system, or AFS, helps increase visibility by swiveling the headlights in the direction that the car is turning.
Aug 06, 2021
3 Tech Companies Testing Self-Driving Cars in Pennsylvania
NVIDIA, Aurora Innovation, and Argo AI are all testing self-driving cars in Pennsylvania. Testing has been going well with no reported crashes.
Aug 03, 2021
Car Sounds Can Put Consumers off a Sale
Obnoxious car sounds can potentially make or break a sale. Nissan is focusing on sound design and working with Bandai Namco to revamp the sounds in their vehicles.
Aug 01, 2021
Over-The-Air Updates Can Make It Easier to Get Recall Repairs
Many defects or recalls for modern cars require software updates to fix. Tesla and GM are taking the lead on making it easier to receive updates over the air.
Jul 29, 2021
New North Carolina Lab Will Accelerate Lithium Building Process
Battery production is one of the reasons why making and buying electric vehicles can be expensive. A new Albemarle lab in North Carolina hopes to lower the cost of EVs by improving the battery production process.
Jul 24, 2021
What's on the Way for Volvo's Next-Generation EV Batteries?
Volvo is planning to develop electric vehicle batteries with Northvolt. The new batteries will have better capacity and quicker charging to help their future EVs stand out.
Jul 23, 2021
Female Engineers Were Key Players Behind IndyCar 3-Win Streak
Female engineers played a key role in the last three IndyCar victories. Motorsports are male-dominated, but gender boundaries in the field are being broken.
Jul 18, 2021
Volvo Will Collaborate With NVIDIA On New Infotainment System
Volvo is dedicated to producing electric vehicles in the future and is working with NVIDIA to include an improved infotainment system with its new cars.
Jul 18, 2021
What Are ALPRs and How Do They Work?
Automatic license plate reader technology is controversial, as it allows people to track vehicles with ease and much of the data is stored.
Jul 16, 2021
Tesla to Release New "Mind of Car" View With Their Next Update
Tesla is an automaker known for its focus on car technology. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced an upcoming software update that can show drivers how the car sees its surroundings.
Jul 14, 2021
BMW Invests In Solid-State Batteries for Electric Cars
Lithium-ion batteries are commonly used to build electric vehicles, but some automakers like BMW and Mercedes-Benz are starting to focus on solid-state technology.
Jul 16, 2021
All Questions on Car Technology
How should I choose new car speakers?
I finally have a solid chunk of savings, and I want to upgrade the speakers in my car. There's a lot of options, so how do I choose?
Sep 10, 2021
How does a car antenna work?
Why do cars have antennas? How do they work? I realize this is a niche question, but no one's ever explained it to me and I've always wondered.
Sep 10, 2021