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The McLaren BP23 Hyper-GT Will Do 243 MPH And They're Already Sold Out, Sorry

Earlier this week we learned that the upcoming three-seat McLaren BP23 will be crazy fast—faster than even the legendary McLaren F1 was. Now the mad …

Sports Cars

Porsche: Please Stop Complaining About Squeaky Brakes

ATTENTION PORSCHE OWNERS—how <i>dare</i> you imagine for even a moment the precision engineering of a Porsche product was imperfect. Your complaints about …

Wireless earbuds that sound this much better than AirPods should cost way more than $24

Apple’s AirPods offer surprisingly great sound quality for earbuds that are so compact, but you wouldn’t know it most of the time. Why? Because the …

Batteries

Here's A Cheap And Easy Way To Give Your Old Car A USB Plug That Actually Looks Good

You can buy a USB adapter for your car’s 12 volt cig lighter plug for a couple bucks. But if you spend just a tiny bit more time and money, you can …

Electric Vehicles

Best car stereos

Car stereos aren’t as simple as they used to be. Some merely make your commute a little bit louder with no extras to speak of, but more advanced …

Remote Controls

Barbara Custom Motorcylces Hints At The Future Of Stylish Riding

Picture your perfect motorcycle. The bold arches. The sleek lines. The futuristic silhouette seamlessly merged with rich racing heritage.The perfect …

Trump Wrong With His Attack on China Trade

U.S. President Donald Trump stood side by side with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, despite the fact that Trump continues to depict -- …

Prime Cuts: We Cut Open a Multimatic Spool-Valve Damper to Reveal Its Secrets | Feature

From the November 2017 issue<p>Scant bits of technology trickle down from racing to street cars anymore. Multimatic’s Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve dampers are one of the few. The Canadian supplier’s dampers first appeared in the 2002 CART series, then migrated to Formula 1, and now populate about …

Spied: Is this the Nissan Navara-based SUV we've been waiting for? - Auto Industry News

AutoIndustriya.com / | November 04, 2017 11:57<p>This might be the first undisguised image of the Navara-based SUV<p>If this photo is to be believed, …

Watch A Porsche 911 Flat-Six Get Dissected In High Definition

The Porsche 911 flat-six is an iconic engine. This rear-mounted engine is the heart of probably the most talked about and praised sports car of all …

Tesla releases new body shop program standards and cost of equipment

Some Tesla owners had been complaining about repair time after accidents for a long time, but it came back to the forefront of Tesla news a few months back after an article in Motley Fool titled “Repairing My Tesla Model S Has Been an Utter Nightmare — and It’s Mostly Tesla’s Fault”.<p>Tesla didn’t …

The Fight to Wrap Cheapo Cars in Luxurious Silence

Luxury cars offer all sorts of perks to generate oohs and aahs: gesture controls, massage seats, self-driving capabilities. But you’re unlikely to …

Breezy Family Home With Wonderful Views From Its Infinity Edge Pool

A house with a pool is not exactly an extraordinary thing. But if the house were to have an infinity edge pool things definitely change. The whole …

Tesla crash report blames human error - this is a missed opportunity

In blaming human error for a self-driving car crash, US regulators have missed an opportunity to learn from such incidents<p>The Tesla Model S is an extraordinary machine. As part of my research into the regulation of self-driving cars, I’ve had the privilege of driving one. Or more accurately, I’ve …

Tesla’s Autopilot Vindicated With 40% Drop in Crashes

Tesla’s driver-assistance features, known collectively as Autopilot, have been vindicated.<p>The U.S. Department of Transportation has closed its …

Tesla knew drivers were going to turn on Autopilot and then stop paying attention

Government exonerates Tesla for May 2016 fatal accident<p>Tesla knew its customers were likely going to misuse its semi-autonomous Autopilot system, and tested all the ways that could happen, according to a government report released today on the fatal accident last year in Florida.<p>“It appears that …

NHTSA is closing investigation of fatal accident on Tesla Autopilot without finding any defect [confirmed]

<b>Update</b>: NHTSA confirmed the news that the Autopilot was not at fault – Tesla’s crash rate was reduced by 40% after introduction of Autopilot based on data reviewed by NHTSA<p>Following the tragic death of 45-year-old Joshua Brown in a collision with a truck while using the Autopilot of his Tesla Model …

Here's what automakers mean by 'lightweighting'

TROY, Michigan — No matter what you drive, the rule’s the same: The more a vehicle weighs, the more energy it takes to move it. That means more fuel, …

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Fair Trade

Medvedev: Syria, Ukraine and the economic crisis - an exclusive interview

Russia is increasingly feared by many in the West as a growing security threat, yet paradoxically it’s one of the key players in finding a solution to the Syrian conflict.<p>Meanwhile, the country is buckling under an economic crisis – to discuss these issues I’m joined in an exclusive interview, by …

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

IKEA

Revolutionary steel treatment paves the way for radically lighter, stronger, cheaper cars

Back in 2011, we wrote about a fascinating new way to heat-treat regular, cheap steel to endow it with an almost miraculous blend of characteristics. …

Uber looks to get commuters out of their personal cars with new fixed route option

You hail an Uber for a night out on the town. But to get to work, you’re probably still driving a car.<p>Now, Uber’s widening an experiment to get your personal car out of the picture.<p>On Tuesday, the San Francisco-based ride-hailing app service is launching its “commute” option in Toronto. The …

Inside The Hack Rod, The World’s First AI-Designed Car

The brainchild of the Primordial Research Project, this car is based on billions of data points plugged into generative-design software.<p>When you hear about a plan to build the first car ever designed and engineered by an artificially intelligent system, it sounds compelling. Especially when the men …

Nissan Gripz Concept Plays Encore in Tokyo, Hints at Next Juke

Next-gen Juke set to arrive in mid-2017.<p>Though we saw it already in Frankfurt, Nissan‘s Gripz crossover was one of the better concepts at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Oh, there’s plenty of samurai-slash in the detailing, but Nissan design chief Shiro Nakamura’s team has at least allowed the surfaces …

What it was like to head the Fed during the 2008 meltdown

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Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's September 2015 issue.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2015 issue.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the …

McLaren's Incredible Formula 1 Simulator as Demonstrated by Fernando Alonso

What does a highly-advanced Formula 1 simulator look like in action? Let Fernando Alonso show you Silverstone on McLaren's rig.<p>Before you watch Fernando Alonso take on a digital Silverstone using McLaren Racing's multi-million dollar F1 simulator, here's some background on the unit and how it …

NASA’s new radar technology helped save four lives in Nepal

New technology developed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and NASA was recently used to save the lives of four men buried under rubble in Nepal. Called FINDER (Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response), prototypes were brought to the country after last month's devastating …

Here's how less than one percent of Sweden's waste ends up in landfills

The waste, the waste, the waste is on fire!<p>Less than one percent of Sweden's household waste winds up in a landfill. Where does the rest go? Roughly half the nation's waste is recycled, but what's more interesting and lucrative for the nation is what happens with the other half. Of the 4.4 million …