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Computers to heat your home? Startup Nerdalize distributes server farms to Dutch residences

Most discussions of alternative energy tend to focus on natural sources, such as wind and solar.<p>Perhaps it’s fitting that we tend to look to nature as an antidote for the decidedly man-made problem of pollution.<p>But not everything created by humans has to be a part of the energy problem. It’s …

New Goodyear Tires Harness Friction To Help Power Your Car

Where the rubber meets the road, there's energy to be gained<p>When it comes to energy, heat is a big waste. Sometimes we can put waste heat to good use, like by redirecting steam from power plants to heat homes. But a lot of other times, heat is just lost. Take, for instance, when your car tires run …

Clean Energy

5 things Apple didn't say about the new MacBook

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook sure is a beautiful notebook.<p>It's only 13.1mm thick and weighs two pounds. It's got a beautiful high-res Retina display …

2015 Honda IndyCar aero kit unveiled, and it's nuts

In a bid to wrest an manufacturer's title from Chevy, Honda goes all in on aero.<p>If you were disappointed by Chevy's high-downforce aero kit a few weeks ago, Honda has the cure with what must be the wildest collection of wings and widgets fitted to a modern Indy car.<p>You'll quickly run out of fingers …

The Safest Cars Of 2014

If you're reading this, chances are the next time you shop for a new vehicle, safety is going to be one of your top priorities.<p>And with federal …

Automotive Industry

No crankshaft, no problem: Toyota's free piston engine is brilliant

Gas piston engine fundamentals haven't changed in 134 years—until now.<p>Drop cap initial letter<b>L</b>et's get one thing straight: The variable-valve-timing, direct-injection, turbo-wonderful powerplant in your new car is not cutting-edge. Despite the complexity of the modern engine, the fundamentals …

The Physics of Injectables: Hypodermic Horsepower

Shooting up a little extra performance isn't just for cyclists and baseball players, you know.<p>Engines are designed to run on commonly available fuels, but as every street racer knows, injecting a little something extra can help performance. (Certain athletes seem to have picked up on this concept, …

Engines

Sam Posey on what made Senna so fast

He was the greatest. Here's why.<p>Ayrton Senna will, for so many, be remembered as the greatest driver to ever live. He certainly was the most talented of his era. But what is it that gave him his otherworldly greatness?<p>In this short clip, legendary racer and Road & Track advisory board member Sam …

Everything you need to know about the 2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4

While dozens of new cars are unveiled every year, the arrival of a new Lamborghini is something special.<p>The Sant’Agata Bolognese-based automaker …

Volvo Gets Serious On Driver Sensing Tech

Follow Antony<p>Volvo has always been known for its stance on car safety. Whether that's through headrests, airbags or seatbelts, or simply building …

Autonomous Cars

Enthusiast’s Guide To The 2014 Formula 1 Season

The 2014 Formula 1 season is upon us, with the opening round this weekend in Australia. With it, we continue our series of articles covering the …

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Report: Maserati Alfieri sports car delayed

The Maserati Alfieri concept wowed audiences at its 2014 Geneva auto show debut, helping the Italian brand celebrate its 100th anniversary in …

Maserati

Geneva autoshow babes (2014)

12 Rotor Engine Running- Different Angles

LaFerrari vs Ferrari Enzo INSANE Rev Battle!

Could The Obscenely Powerful Koenigsegg One:1 Be The World's Fastest Production Car?

Electric cars and autonomous driving might grab headlines, but 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the supercar—or, as obscure Swedish automaker Koenigsegg calls it, the “mega car.”<p>That’s how it refers to the new Koenigsegg One:1, debuting at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.<p>Previous Koenigseggs, such …

The Car That Runs On Air

Bringing new meaning to running on fumes<p>For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production. As fuels go, air has obvious upsides: It’s ubiquitous, clean, and, best of all, free. But air …

Electric Vehicles

PassoCorto Hyundai Design Study Set for Geneva

The designs coming out of Korea lately have shown drastic improvement, but everyone can use a little help now and then. Help is exactly what Hyundai got after tapping the European Institute of Design in Turin, Italy to come up with a sports car that’s “extremely compact” and appeals to millennials. …

One-Off Koenigsegg With Gold Leaf Inlays Celebrates 10 Years, 100 Cars

Swedish supercar automaker Koenigsegg is still building cars 10 years after its first production car was delivered, and the company is celebrating with Hundra — a one-off Agera S supercar with details you won’t see on any other Agera S. Called “Hundra,” Swedish for 100, the car is is the …

Scarlett Johannson's Black Widow will roll in a Corvette Stingray

All black, all business.<p>As movie superhero cars go, things probably don't get much better than Batman's Tumbler. But Black Widow's murdered-out 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray comes in at a close second. Scarlett Johansson will pilot the C7 in the upcoming <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i>, and …

Renault Kwid Concept Gets Its Own Drone

Jesse Ventura would run screaming from the Renault Kwid concept. Not because it's scary-looking or loaded up with 50-caliber machine guns. Because it …

Audi Says Synthetic 'E-Fuel' From Microorganisms Is Better Than Gas Or Diesel

Hydrogen and natural gas are among the alternative fuels starting to get more attention as car companies work to reduce emissions. But Audi is exploring another option that you may not have heard much about yet: e-fuels.<p>The German automaker, which aims to develop synthetically engineered e-fuels as …

Koenigsegg planning hypercar with one horsepower per kilo

If this seems crazy (and awesome), that's because it is. According to <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, Koenigsegg is planning a car called the One:1 – as in, one horsepower per pound <i>kilogram</i>. Head honcho Christian von Koenigsegg describes this new hypercar as a "money-is-no-object venture" for a dealer in …

Subaru thinks cameras are better than radar cruise

Cameras let new Subarus see more than radar.<p>Subaru's twin-camera-based EyeSight driver assist system is getting a big upgrade for 2015 with a switch to color and more processing power. First announced in 2010, EyeSight remains unique among advanced driver assist by utilizing dual cameras to control …

First details on McLaren’s P15 Aventador and F12 rival

McLaren is reportedly working on a new supercar to fill the void in its lineup between the 12C and the million-dollar-plus P1. Such positioning would …

Sports Cars

This is the three-cylinder that's powering Nissan's ZEOD RC Le Mans car

It's a tiny turbocharged marvel.<p>The Nissan DeltaWing debuted in 2012 and showed that power could be compensated for by using high-tech aerodynamics and weight savings. At the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours, Garage 56 will be occupied by yet another Nissan, the ZEOD RC, sporting a newly-announced …

Nissan Announces 400-HP, 88-Pound Turbo I-3 for ZEOD RC Racer

Four-hundred horsepower used to be a figure reserved for big-displacement V-8s and high-boost four- or six-cylinder engines. To reach that number with its latest racing engine, though, Nissan only needed three cylinders. Plus one big turbocharger. The automaker has announced specs on its new …

Most fascinating supercar of 2013: Porsche 918 Spyder

The Porsche 918 Spyder put up hall of fame numbers this year.<p>Zero to 60mph in 2.5 seconds. Zero to 124mph in 7.2 seconds. A lap of Germany’s 12.1-mile Nürburgring in 6 minutes 57 seconds, an unofficial record for the circuit. Nearly 900 total system horsepower.<p>What the numbers don’t communicate is …

Supercars

Most fascinating green car of 2013: Volkswagen XL1

For all the XL1’s otherworldliness – hyper-aerodynamic shape, carbon-fibre architecture, rear-view monitor screens – its neatest trick may be how familiar it feels to drive.<p>Piloting the 261mpg marvel through Volkswagen’s corporate base of Wolfsburg, Germany, the XL1 behaved more like the Golfs and …

Carbon Fiber