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Hear BMW’s Dieter May explain the connected car at Disrupt SF 2018

Mobility is undergoing a radical transformation and the topic will be thoroughly examined at Disrupt SF this September. We’re excited to have BMW’s Dieter May speak on the main stage about how the German car company is addressing the connected car while still building, what they say is, the …

Tesla’s full list of new features enabled with software updates is a glimpse at the future of the auto industry

Tesla has been pushing the use of software updates, and especially over-the-air software updates, like never before in the automotive industry. Other automakers have been held back by their dependence on third-party dealerships who want to retain their monopoly on servicing vehicles, which is …

Exploring a Car’s CAN Bus Data

On the highly-recommended Applied Science <i>YouTube</i> channel, the brilliant, ever-patient Ben Krasnow experiments with chemistry, physics, electronics, and electromechanical devices, always with real-world applications in mind. He has built a basement electron microscope, figured out how a backscatter …

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GM Engineers Reveal Top 11 Cool Chevrolet Bolt Facts To Motor Trend

Recently, Motor Trend spoke with a few of the engineers responsible for the Chevrolet Bolt and asked the team to reveal some cool, mostly unknown …

Automotive Technologies To Watch In 2016

Despite the scandal surrounding Volkswagen and its diesel engines that dominated the final months of 2015, the vehicles we drive today are cleaner, more fuel efficient, safer and faster than they have ever been since Karl Benz first fired up his Patent Motorwagen in 1886. The dramatic improvements …

Your car is a giant computer - and it can be hacked

Imagine driving down the highway at 70 miles per hour, when suddenly the wheel turns hard right. You crash. And it was because someone hacked your car.<p>It's not far-fetched science fiction. It's the near-term future today's hackers are warning about.<p>Most people aren't aware their cars are already …

Europe’s Smart Highway Will Shepherd Cars From Rotterdam to Vienna

<b>Seeing taillights</b> flash up ahead, you slam on the brakes, thus sending the signal you’ve just received to the car behind, with a lag. That car relays …

The 25 Best Road Trip Songs Ever

These jams are guaranteed to get your motor running<p>Road trip! Whether you're rolling with your buddies or loading up the Family Truckster, Griswold-style, you're going to need some tunes to get you where you’re going. Luckily, musicians spend a lot of time on the road, which means there are tons of …

Automakers want to see through walls in the name of safety

Your next car could talk to the cars around it<p>The cars we found parked on a closed course across the street from the Las Vegas Convention Center this week can't <i>actually</i> see through walls, but they come pretty close: Ford is here at CES demonstrating Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication (V2V), a …

How Your Car Is the Most Advanced Electronic Device You Own – Feature

<b>Our culture is preoccupied with electronics.</b> We buy all manner of silicon-enhanced stuff, from laptops and smartphones to WiFi-enabled refrigerators and robotic Roomba vacuums—some $204 ­billion worth of it every year. Headlines scream with each new announcement from Apple; Steve Jobs has replaced …

The Continental: Some Big Questions for 2014, Plus My Hilarious New/Old Wheels

<i>Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental.</i>