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Recycling Robot Of The Future “Erases” Concrete Buildings

A conceptual robot makes it possible to intelligently deconstruct a building, without any of the fuss or mess.<p>There’s too much concrete in the world to accurately quantify it, though estimates put <i>annual</i> production of the stuff at about 6 billion cubic yards. It’s an alarming situation, to be sure, …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Camping Minis: Roughing it in miniature

Airstream, Winnebago, Microbus – and Mini?<p>The British subsidiary of BMW Group has produced a trio of cars perfect for your next glamping expedition. The concepts are based on three models in the Mini portfolio: the Countryman, Clubman and Clubvan.<p>Already a bare-bones affair, the Clubvan, Mini’s …

Volkswagen Group Green Lights Bentley's SUV Project

A Bentley SUV will go on sale in 2016, but it likely won’t look like this early design proposal of the EXP 9 F concept.<p>It’s official: the Bentley SUV will happen. Today, Volkswagen Group chief Martin Winterkorn declared that the long-rumored off-roader—previewed by the unfortunately styled EXP 9 F …

Name That Shifter, No. 138 - Feature

On Monday, we presented this week’s shifter and asked you to identify the make and model of the vehicle whence it came. Despite our best efforts to throw you guys off the trail with a little blur action and a black-and-white photo filter, commenter Ogre correctly identified the shifter as a Morgan …

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HUDs: Projecting the future?

Your windshield is about to get a lot more interesting.<p>The technology is already pointing toward what carmakers and futurists call augmented reality.<p>Head-up displays, or HUDs, project turn-by-turn directions and other vehicle information onto a windshield or reflector screen, and the technology is …

Chrysler Reportedly Delaying Updated Dodge Avenger, Grand Caravan, and Jeep Wrangler

According to <i>The</i> <i>Detroit News</i>, Chrysler is delaying the introduction of replacements for the Dodge Avenger and Grand Caravan, as well as the Jeep Wrangler. The next Avenger reportedly won’t arrive until 2015—a one-year delay—and the Grand Caravan will live an additional two years until 2017. The …

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

A fast way to move a lot of metal.<p>TESTED<p>Logic goes right out the window with a vehicle like the Grand Cherokee SRT. You start with a fairly capable off-road family vehicle and then slap on huge tires and slam the suspension. You take a 470-hp, 6.4-liter Hemi V-8 that should be in a lake roadster, …

Mini Vision Concept

This is the next-gen Mini hardtop.<p>Officially, it’s called the Mini Vision. Unofficially it’s a sneak preview of the next generation of the chic little front-drive British-built hatchback. It wasn’t that long ago we were able to show you spy photos of the 2014 Mini, and, unsurprisingly, the Vision …