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WTF! It Should Not Be Illegal to Hack Your Own Car's Computer

I spent last weekend elbow-deep in engine grease, hands tangled in the steel guts of my wife’s Mazda 3. It’s a good little car, but lately its …

Open Source Software

The 21 Best Cities To Live In

Global consulting firm ECA International came out with a list of the most livable cities around the world for North Americans.<p>The ranking objectively evaluates a bunch of factors that contribute to the overall quality of living, including climate, availability of health services, housing and …

Meet the shark in rabbit's clothing: the Golf-bodied 928

German madman Guenter Artz wrapped a widened Golf body around a Porsche 928.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the December 1979 issue of</i> Road & Track.<p>The driver of the Mercedes-Benz 450SL can't believe his eyes: Driving in the fast lane on the Autobahn, his car's speedometer shows 200 km/h (124 …

Porsche

How Formula 1's amazing new hybrid turbo engine works

Engine development has reached a new zenith.<p>A 1.6-liter V6 turbo revving at 15,000 rpm with unlimited boost that turns small drops of fuel into 600 hp aided by an electrical system that pumpsout another 160 electron-charged horses. This is the pinnacle of engine development.<p>As we get to know more …

GMC Announces New 2015 Sierra 1500 Elevation Edition

When Chevy announced the return of the Custom Sport Package, we suggested that their brothers at GMC might want to look into bringing back the legendary Beau James package. In its infinite Professional-Grade wisdom, GMC did no such thing, instead delivering a near-clone of the monochrome Custom …

2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 6.4L Automatic

Quicker than the manual and just as beastly.<p>The performance-car world has turned a corner. It’s a corner that, for a long time, those of us who savor engaging one’s left leg and right arm to shift gears have been reluctant to admit even exists: In most instances, no objective case can be made for …

Toyota Teases New RND Concept Car

Toyota has posted a teaser photo and some details on a new production car that will be revealed in the UK next week, it is called the RND …

Concept Cars

How Godless Is Your City? List Of Most ‘Bible-Minded’ Cities Released

The American Bible Society has listed off the most and least “Bible-minded” cities in the country. Birmingham, Alabama, tops the list as America’s …

Here's a closer look at the latest build of Windows 10 (video)

Shortly after Microsoft wrapped its epic Windows 10 keynote today, we had a chance to see the latest version of the next-gen OS running on some honest-to-goodness hardware. Using a Dell Venue Pro 11 tablet on display here at Microsoft's Redmond headquarters, we got to experience the software in a …

Software

Tokyo wants 6k fuel-cell cars from Toyota and Honda for 2020 Olympics

Japan aims to have greener cars on its roads in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the city government there is putting some serious money on the table to make sure that the transformation happens in time. The push could jump start sales of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) in the metropolis …

Solar Plane's Route for Around-the-World Flight Revealed

In about a month, two Swiss pilots will attempt a record-setting flight around the world without using any fuel, and today (Jan. 20), they announced …

Solar Impulse

Nissan's front-engined Le Mans car caught testing at COTA

As far as we can tell, not only is it true, it's wilder than we could have expected: not only does the Nissan LMP1 entry for Le Mans have its engine in the front, it apparently uses that combustion engine to power the <i>front</i> wheels while its KERS unit powers the rear wheels. Those rear wheels could …

Sports Cars

The FDA will regulate wearables making health claims

Everyone loves the idea of strapping a smartwatch to their wrist and using it to get a bit healthier, but there's a fine line between casual wearables and serious medical devices. It's an important distinction, since while the former can be sold without any sort of oversight, the latter is rightly …

Designers: Get 91% Off a PixelKit Lifetime Subscription

Add some flair to your next site or app design with high quality graphic assets from Pixelkit.<p>Get your hands on beautiful buttons, screen layouts, icons and infographic elements and more, with lifetime access for just $39 through our exclusive deal.<p>Whether you’re working on WordPress, web design, …

Tesla destroys Dodge Challenger Hellcat at dragstrip

But you can bet on a rematch for this one.<p>This matchup was bound to happen.<p>In the near lane, you've got a 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, a 707-horse dream machine seemingly built as the vehicular embodiment of "AMERICA, F**K YEAH"—a retro-styled ICBM on wheels, one that Dodge says will do the …

Sports Cars

Crazy deal: unlocked AT&T ASUS PadFone X for only $200

If you hurry, you can pick up a pretty sweet deal on an unlocked ASUS PadFone X for AT&T. Normally priced at $550, the dockable smartphone/tablet …

Mobile Technology

Marriott wants to bring Netflix and Hulu direct to your hotel room TV

And Pandora too<p>The same hotel chain that got in hot water for keeping its guests from using their own Wi-Fi appears to have opened up on the things people stream on its televisions. Marriott is reportedly testing a new TV service that lets guests log into their personal Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora …

Televisions

Nissan: next GT-R will be hybrid

It’s looking certain the next-generation Nissan GT-R will go hybrid.<p>There’s been mention of it before, but Nissan GB’s sports car chief, James …

Electric Vehicles

how the new Honda NSX was born

They say a year is a long time in show business. Well, it’s even longer in the world of cars. And you know what’s longer than a year? Nine years.<p>Nine …

Porsche engine chief: future 911s will likely go turbo

Everything but the GT3, that is, according to an interview with exec Wolfgang Hatz.<p>Speaking to <i>Top Gear</i> earlier this week at the Detroit auto show, Porsche's executive in charge of R&D as well as powertrain development, Wolfgang Hatz, alluded what <i>Road & Track</i> has long suspected: turbocharging is …

Shelby GT350R #001 is officially a million-dollar car

Ultimate Mustang commands seven figures for charity.<p>We know the new Shelby GT350R is designed to make mincemeat out of a road course. Turns out, it's no slouch making a slow crawl across the auction block either.<p>Over the weekend at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, Ford CEO Mark Fields …

Sports Cars

Paris as a Green and Sustainable Future City Is Even More Beautiful

Paris is one of the world's most beautiful cities, with its landmarks, parks and the cobbled roads of Montmarte the envy of the world. Architectural …

This crazy skiing video will leave you feeling queasy

We're only three weeks into 2015 and yet we may already have the best GoPro video we'll see all year thanks to Candide Thovex.<p>Candide Thovex is one …

pinkcloud proposes 42nd street greenway to transform new york city

<b>pinkcloud proposes 42nd street greenway to transform new york city</b><br>all images courtesy of pinkcloud<p><b>over half of the earth’s population are now living</b> …