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4 Tips for Navigating Ambiguity

<i>“Teams can only handle ambiguity if there’s high trust.</i><i>”</i><p>–Suzanne Gibbs Howard, Dean of IDEO U<p>Ambiguity makes people feel uncomfortable—it’s a fear …

Prototypes

Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford expects Geraint Thomas to sign new contract despite no guarantee of leadership role after Tour de France triumph

Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford said he intended to thrash out a new deal for Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas.<p>Thomas has been with Team Sky …

Team Sky

Can Mark Cavendish return to win at the Tour de France?

<b>And can he still beat Merckx’s record stage tally? Vern Pitt asks around...</b><p>Mark Cavendish’s fall out of the Tour de France after missing the time cut …

Road Cycling

Next-gen Nissan GT-R to be previewed by a concept

Nissan plans to keep car enthusiasts excited by showing off a concept of the next-generation GT-R before the car is fully revealed. That's what Alfonso Albaisa, Nissan's senior vice president of global design, told Indian Autos Blog, noting that the GT-R is one of Nissan's most important halo …

Nissan GT-R

Evan Kirstel on LinkedIn: “#engineers #futurism No chain, no…

#engineers #futurism No chain, no derailleur, no problem! This insane @ceramicspeed Driven Concept drivetrain uses a carbon driveshaft turning two …

Rare Ferrari 250 GTO May Fetch Record $45 Million at Auction

Selling Innovation Strategies To The C-Suite: Learn To Speak Their Language

What's one of the biggest obstacles to digital transformation and innovation in an organization? Gaining buy-in from the top down.<p>In part one of this series, we talked about the importance of digital transformation and how technology has completely changed the business landscape as we know it. …

The Right Way for an Established Firm to Do an Innovation Pilot with a Startup

For innovation-hungry legacy firms, partnering with a startup can be appealing. Relatively small sums of time and money can quickly yield generous returns. With due diligence and decent design, these partnerships can go beyond good results and energize organizations that have become too comfortable …

Listen To The Tiny 2.0-Liter V8 Howl From The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

There was a time when, if pressed, I would say that the most beautiful car ever made was the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale. I think a big part of it was how …

Audi Q8's bold new face rendered

Audi's been teasing its forthcoming Q8 for some time now, and if its alphanumeric name didn't tip you off enough already, its aggressive front end might: This will be the German automaker's new flagship SUV.<p>There's no need to be startled by the rendering shown here, the production Q8's appearance …

Could Chrysler Be Killed This Friday?

Swirling rumors suggest that one of America's oldest remaining automakers could be on the chopping block.<p>Latest update:<p>Chrysler And Dodge Will …

Monaco Grand Prix, RESULT: Daniel Ricciardo holds off Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton to claim victory

Daniel Ricciardo negotiated a power issue and kept Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at bay to win his first Monaco Grand Prix.<p>The Australian driver has …

Auto Racing

Audi RS4 Avant review: A rocketship cleverly disguised as a family estate

Our correspondent Charles Rangeley-Wilson takes a spin in the sure-footed, blisteringly quick Audi RS4 Avant.<p>I doubt there are many days when one …

The 20 Most Popular Museums in the World

After losing its ranking as the world’s most popular museum in 2016, the Louvre in Paris is back on top.<p>According to a ranking from the Themed …

G80 BMW M3 could get electric turbocharger, 48-volt electric system

There have been two main rumors about what sort of powertrain would motivate the upcoming G80-generation BMW M3. One has been that the next M3 would …

AWD vs 4WD | Edmunds

BMW M Teaches You How To Use A Dual-Clutch Gearbox

How to activate the parking mode? How to get the car rolling at low speed? Here are the answers.<p>Have you ever wondered why the dual-clutch …

Ferrari's one-off SP38 has a nutso rear end

The Huracan Performante Is the First Truly Complete Lamborghini

A car that can do basically anything, and do it well.<p>They say that time flies when you’re having fun, and they’re right. This year’s R&T Performance Car Of The Year marks the fifth anniversary of a feature that still has a that new-car smell to it as far as we’re concerned. Here’s something else to …

The True Successor to the 928

You might think of the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS as a street-tuned 911 GT3. That couldn't be further from the case.<p>Porsche has never been free to redesign the 911.<p>Since its introduction in 1963, whenever people have heard the word 'Porsche,' they've immediately imagined a car with a long hood and an …

2019 Subaru Ascent

The three-row SUV many families need in the Subaru wrapper they want.<p>It’s hard to distinguish between want and need, especially when it comes to cars. Subaru has spent decades convincing shoppers that they not only want all-wheel drive, plastic body cladding, and extra ground clearance but that …

2018 BMW M3 CS

The best one yet.<p>Automotive journalists can be spoiled. Give us 600 horsepower, and we’ll invariably think that another 100 horsepower or so wouldn’t hurt. This crowd is hard to please. But every once in a while, there’s a car that leaves us wanting nothing more. Today, we have driven one of those: …

Piloting the 2019 Infiniti QX50 is like driving 2 engines at once

Watching the cutaway of the Infiniti QX50's new 2.0-liter Variable Compression Turbo engine, I'm mesmerized. The piston takes an upward stroke, and the engine's compression ratio is 8:1, which is great for performance and acceleration. But two strokes later, the piston's reach is expanded just a …

Innovation isn’t rocket science

According to IDEO, the leaders of organizations who successfully build innovative cultures exhibit the same five behaviors.

Employment

The Heroic Effort to Save Porsche's First Le Mans Winner

It took years to restore the Porsche 356 that won its class at Le Mans in 1951.<p>In 1951, Porsche made its first appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, winning the 1.1-liter class with the 356 SL you see above. It previewed Porsche's dominance of the race for decades to come. Today, it appears just …

Here’s a First Look at Singer’s New Porsche 911 “Luxemberg”

Months ago we got a glimpse at Singer Vehicle Design‘s bright yellow “Aurora” Porsche 911, as now the custom builder of 911 tributes is back with yet …

Entry-Level Ferrari Portofino Redefines Entry-Level Supercars

Named after a picturesque tourist city in Italy, the newest Ferrari to hit the production line comes to replace the infamous California T. This is …

The serious business of joyful innovation

Innovation

The 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Just Ran a 6:56.4 at the Nurburgring

Porsche factory driver Kevin Estre just lapped the new GT3 RS quicker than a 918. And 24 seconds quicker than the last GT3 RS.<p>The rumors were true. The new 911 GT3 RS just ran a bonkers 6:56.4 at the Nurburgring Nordschliefe with factory driver Kevin Estre at the wheel, beating the mighty 918 …

Roush's New Mustang Makes Most Lamborghinis Look Slow