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Lamborghini Brings Winter Driving Academy To U.S.

The growing popularity of supercars has seen a surge in the interest in performance and winter driving schools, with many automakers now offering …

Automotive Industry

Watch the car freaks come out at night in Tokyo

GoPro goes to Japan, comes back with JDM car culture in glorious 4K.<p>There are way more neon Lamborghinis strobing away with their scissor doors open in this video than there are RAUH-Welt Begriff Porsche 911s, but it's still gorgeous to watch it all unfold in 4K.<p>We wish the video spent more time …

iRobot Arrives: Audi Piloted Driving Success at Hockenheimring

Audi has done it, with help from Stanford University engineering students and the VW Electronics Research Lab (ERL) in Belmont, California. Ten years after the first running of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s DARPA Grand Challenge, a competition intended to spur development of …

Small Engines May Use More Fuel Than You Expect, In Europe Especially

Decreasing an engine's displacement is one of the most straightforward ways to increase fuel efficiency.<p>Or is it?<p>According to research firm Emissions …

3D-printed dress lets you wear your heart(beat) on your sleeve

The Synapse dress integrates Intel's Edison chip and a range of sensors to show on the outside what the wearer is feeling within.<p>Anouk Wipprecht's creations aren't your ordinary, run-of-the-mill couture; instead, they blend fashion and technology in fascinating ways to create some truly innovative …

The Brain

Tesla Looks To Hire Hackers To Beat Hackers

Follow Antony<p>The technological advancement of vehicles means the risk of hackers infiltrating myriad electronic systems becomes ever greater. For car …

1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer vs. GMC S-15 Jimmy SLX, Isuzu Trooper LS, Jeep Cherokee Laredo, Mitusbishi Montero LS, Nissan Pathfinder SE, and Toyota 4Runner SR5 | Archived Comparison Test

From the April 1990 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Sport-utility vehicles are nothing like Brussels sprouts, except in one respect: either you just naturally love the little beasties or you can't quite grasp what other people see in them. Both of these views, as matters of personal taste, are entirely …

Nissan

Hacker Says He Can Break Into Airplane Systems Using In-Flight Wi-Fi

Two years ago, a group at Las Vegas' annual hacker convention announced it could break into air traffic control systems.<p>At this year's Black Hat convention, a cybersecurity consultant, Ruben Santamarta, will discuss how he went even further: by showing it's possible to interfere with an airplane's …