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Tinkercad lets you export 3D designs into Minecraft

Tinkercad, that Autodesk-owned, user-friendly 3D modeler is offering up a new feature today that may well prove a compelling proposition for <i>Minecraft</i> users. Fans of the block building, monster-fleeing indie title can now use the service to export 3D creations into the game, by way of MCEdit. The …

What Car? readers preview the 2013 BMW i3

2013 Volvo V40 long-term test final report - What Car?

Audi's First Ultra, Unsurprisingly, is a Super-Efficient TDI

The Volkswagen Group has presented us with yet more proof that ultra efficiency doesn’t necessarily need to rely on hybrid technology. The European-market Audi A3 1.6 TDI Ultra is, according to the Germans’ slightly flowery press release, a “versatile marvel of fuel economy.” Based on the 105-hp, …

Jaguar Project 7 - the most extreme F-type driven on track

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2013 review - What Car?

Batteries: A chicken and egg tale

On the road to mass adoption of electric vehicles, there is one pothole that looms particularly large: battery prices.<p>Right now, every kilowatt-hour (kWh) of storage in the battery packs used in most EVs costs about $600. Ford has said it pays anywhere from $12,000 to $15,000 for its Focus …

Electric Vehicles

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

The plug-in is expensive, heavy, and efficient. This is just efficient.<p>Honda’s first hybrid Accord, introduced in 2005, was, for lack of a better word, a dud. The company tried to boost the performance and efficiency of an already-sporty V-6–powered sedan by tacking on a hybrid system; instead, it …

Volvo Announces Pricing for Its Entire 2014 Lineup

Volvo’s conservative lineup heads into 2014 with modest price and performance boosts, plus some welcome upgrades to the company’s extensive safety features. Volvo has dropped the C30 hatchback and C70 hardtop convertible for 2014; a new V60 wagon will debut in January. Base prices for 2014 models …

Unlocked Nokia Lumia 1020 Up For Pre-order In The UK

UK retailer Clove has just put the unlocked version of the new Nokia Lumia 1020 up for pre-order, although they have yet to confirm exactly how much …

Phone anti-theft put through paces in New York and San Francisco

<b>New measures to curb soaring levels of mobile phone theft worldwide are to be tested in New York and San Francisco.</b><p>Prosecutors will test measures on Apple's iPhone 5 and Samsung's Galaxy S4 to measure effectiveness against common tactics used by thieves.<p>Various cities across the world have called …

Leap Motion controllers now shipping

Would you look at that? Seems Leap Motion's eagerly awaited motion controller has started shipping a few days early -- well, a few days before its delayed July 22nd date, but we'll take it. We've received a couple of confirmations from future Leapers that their devices are on the way. Until they …

LG 55LA740V

After years of consistent, even quite spectacular progress in the TV world, topped off by the successes it's achieved with its passive 3D format, LG …

2013 Renault Captur review - What Car?

Land Rover Green Lights Evoque Convertible for Production

Land Rover has given the green light to a convertible version of the Range Rover Evoque, according to an article by British publication <i>What Car?</i>. The piece quotes an unnamed source at Land Rover as saying, “The Evoque convertible now has the green light, it’s going to be built.” The publication …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Skoda Rapid 2013 review - What Car?

Rolls-Royce at the drive-in

Launched in 1952, the ocean liner SS United States demonstrated that speed and luxury were not mutually exclusive, crossing the Atlantic at a record average speed of 41mph – presumably without spilling the champagne.<p>It is considered poor form in rural Virginia to run over speaker posts in your …

Rolls-Royce

Mini Unveils Three Camper Concepts

The retro style of BMW’s Mini is polarizing, but it has its fiercely loyal followers. And the brand’s demographics are enviable: young, active, and obviously affluent—Minis don’t come cheap, you know. The bond between the brand and owner is of such strength, that might we suggest occasionally …

Top 10 Most ‘Murican Cars

Happy Independence Day, My Fellow Americans.<p>Last year, we celebrated the last Fourth of July by naming our Top 13 Muscle Cars. This year we’re doing something a bit different. Today we’re celebrating Independence Day by gathering up our Top 10 Most ‘Murican cars. The cars don’t even need to be …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Just in time for the holiday weekend, free Wi-Fi takes off at more airports

Wi-Fi in public places can feel more like a Soviet-style ration scheme rather than a basic service like lights or water. Airports are among the worst …

Prometheus unbound

PROMETHEUS, a Titan bound to a rock by Zeus, endured the daily torture of an eagle feasting on his liver, only to have the organ regrow each night. …

Stem Cells

The coming shift in Apple’s iPhone retail strategy

Apple (s aapl) CEO Tim Cook doesn’t just care how many iPhones his company sells, he also cares where they sell them. According to accounts of a …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Kia Pro_cee'd GT review - Auto Express

2015 Audi A8 Can Spot Animals; Not Coming Stateside With Matrix LEDs

Audi demonstrates its Matrix LED headlamps, which will debut on the 2015 A8—except in the U.S., where such technology is illegal.<p>While Audi’s flagship sedan boasts night-vision cameras and a strong aluminum frame, nothing helped the A8’s safety record more than a big crash with a very handsome man …

Mercedes A45 AMG vs CLA 45 AMG - Auto Express

Doom-Doom? Why Mazda Needs a Savior

Its profits are up and its products are great. So what gives?<p>To the casual observer, Mazda appears to be on a hot streak. The new 6 is great and just beat the Honda Accord in our comparison testing. The CX-5’s 43,319 sales in 2012—the highest for a Mazda crossover in nearly a decade—helped propel …