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Google has gotten incredibly good at predicting traffic — here's how

The robotic voice played over the speakers in my car, directing me to take surface roads rather than get on the highway, which is typically the fastest way.<p>But Google somehow knew that there was a traffic jam ahead on the highway.<p>As I drove on the frontage road, I looked up at the interstate. It …

Lamborghini Aventador driver revs engine until it catches fire in Dubai

Drivers the world over love to show off their expensive cars, often by revving their engines to extreme lengths.<p>Such actions don't always bode well though, as this owner of a Lamborghini Aventador in Dubai learnt.<p>The driver manages to set fire to his sportscar by revving its engine too much.<p>Footage …

Porsche wants to go faster than Tesla

And just as in the Model S, if you're looking for a transmission in the Porsche you won't find it. Of course you won't in any of today's pure battery electric cars on the market either.<p>It's an idea that's hasn't been completely written off, but most automakers are finding that keeping a …

Driverless cars will revolutionise motoring, claim the manufacturers. But is the greatest danger that they will be too safe?<p>In the BMW museum at the company’s solidly futuristic headquarters, next to the old Olympic stadium site in Munich, you can view a century of evolving mechanical desire. BMW …

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Report: Lamborghini's $1.5 Million Hypercar Will Be The Centenario LP770-4

Only 20 to be built.<p>At the Geneva Motor Show next spring, Lamborghini will unveil a new limited production hypercar that they've already shown to prospective buyers in hologram form during Pebble Beach Car Week.<p>When we first heard about it, we were told to expect a seven figure price tag, a limited …

2000HP Lamborghini Loses Control Into Lake

Peugeot Fractal Concept Brings 3D Printing to Frankfurt

Debuting this month in Frankfurt, the Peugeot Fractal Concept not only shows off a radical design but also hints at a future of 3D printing and advanced sound technology.<p>At around 12.5 feet long and 5.8 feet wide, the Fractal is an uber-mini car at home on city streets. But that doesn’t mean you …

2017 Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet Detailed In New Video

Mercedes-Benz has finally unveiled its new S-Class Cabriolet, the open-top version of the S-Class Coupe that went on sale last year as the …

Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo brings racing past into the future

Bugatti is bringing a racing-inspired coupe to the Frankfurt Motor Show called the Vision Gran Turismo. It's the latest in a long series of concepts for the PlayStation game, but unlike many of them, this one is real and will be on display in Frankfurt later this month.<p>The Bugatti Vision Gran …

Bugatti Previews Veyron Successor With Vision GT Concept: Live Photos & Video

Bugatti has joined the pantheon of automakers taking part in the Vision Gran Turismo video game challenge, with its design taking the form of a …

This Is a Preview of the 1,480 HP Bugatti Veyron Replacement

Meet the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo<p>One of the more unique aspects of Gran Turismo is the Vision GT series of concept cars that manufacturers are creating just for the game. Some of them are total fiction, while others are serving as prototypes or teasers for upcoming production cars.<p>The Bugatti …

Tesla Roadster Battery Upgrade Priced At $29,000

Late last year we told you that Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] was developing some upgrades for its Roadster, one of which would be a new battery pack. …

Tesla Model X Specs Revealed on Invite-Only Configurator

How fancy are you? Fancy enough to be invited by Tesla Motors to reserve one of the very first Signature Series editions of the Model X crossover? If so, you got an eyeful of specs on the all-electric family ute that still haven’t officially been revealed to the public: zero to 60 in 3.8 seconds, …

2016 Dodge Challenger, 2016 Chevy Volt, 2017 Mercedes S-Class Cabrio: What’s New @ The Car Connection

The 2016 Dodge Challenger is a sport coupe that competes with the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang. The Challenger is bigger than those cars, and …

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Bugatti's Vision Gran Turismo is a glimpse of the future

Well, this is interesting. Now that Bugatti has delivered all 450 examples of the Veyron 16.4, attention has turned to what the French carmaker and its corporate parent, the Volkswagen Group, could possibly do to top this rolling assault on physics (and, sometimes, good taste).<p>This, we’re afraid, …

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11 Ways To Make Your PC Run Faster

From small tweaks to your settings to purchasing some new RAM, there's plenty of options for everyone's budget and skillset.<p>So before you toss your computer aside for a new one, try out these suggestions to get your PC chugging along again.

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