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Could the Future of Ultra Low Emissions Be...Diesel?

Alternative powertrains are the future, but ultra low-emission diesel engines could help us clean up our act in the meantime.<p>Just five years ago, diesel engines were at the center of a near-term green tech revolution. Because of new engine software and materials, a diesel vehicle’s fuel efficiency …

Internal Combustion Engine

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 is Almost as Big as the Original Highlander

Moving to Camry platform turns this "compact" SUV into an almost-midsize<p>The redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 doesn’t just look big. It is big. What once was a cute-ute is now nearly the same dimensions of the original Toyota Highlander, which was categorized as a midsize SUV when it launched in the 2001 …

Toyota RAV4

Formula E Won't Have To Swap Cars Mid-Race Next Season

Formula E’s new car for its fifth season, the Gen2, was released in January of this year and earned a pretty favorable reaction all across the board. …

Motorsport

How the World's Coolest Jaguar XJ6 Came to Be

Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain called Jaguar to see if it could restore his XJ6. When his car was deemed unsalvageable, McBrain and Jaguar took another direction.<p>When English heavy-metal legends Iron Madien got big, drummer Nicko McBrain decided to reward himself with a Jaguar XJ6. Eventually, …

Celebrity Gossip

Mazda Has the Best Looking Car on Display at NYIAS 2018

Wading through the sea of crossovers and varying sizes of SUVs at this year’s New York International Auto Show, I found that Mazda tucked away an …

Auto Shows

The most perfect Range Rover to date? Meet "Trinity", the British brand's new SV Coupe

Here, appropriately enough in a ghostly white ‘Liquesence’ finish, is the most perfect Range Rover you have yet seen. ‘Appropriate’? Yes; this project has haunted the immaculate design studios of Land Rover for a while now, known only as ‘Trinity’ until last month when Land Rover finally confirmed …

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door: The More-Door AMG – Official Photos and Info

Automotive Design

The Tesla Roadster will start at $200,000

Watch out, Italy<p>During Tesla’s semi truck event tonight, CEO Elon Musk had a surprise up his sleeve: a new version of the Tesla Roadster. And now we know how much it will cost. The base model will start at $200,000, with a $50,000 deposit required upfront. Interested parties can place their …

Tesla

This is the Tesla Semi truck

500 miles of range and more aerodynamic than a supercar<p>The Tesla Semi truck is a hulking and menacing hauler, with the presence of Darth Vader lurking from above when cast in the black hue, or more like an apparition in metallic silver-white. In other words: it’s exactly what we expect to see from …

Tesla

Tesla is working on opening up its service tools and helping owners repair their own cars with replacement parts

The “Right to Repair”, which primarily aims to force electronic manufacturers to sell replacement parts and make their diagnostic and service manuals available to independent repair shops and consumers, is gaining some traction.<p>It is currently only in place in Massachusetts, which is why it’s the …

Repairs

Americans Spend too Much Money on Their 4x4s—and the Dacia Duster Proves It - The Drive

Americans Spend too Much Money On Their 4×4’s<p>And this humble African rental car proves it.<p>Chris Cantle/TheDrive.com<p>Chris CantleView Chris Cantle's …

North Africa

Jaguar's Tesla Model X rival is coming in 2018 — here's everything you need to know

Several automakers, like Mercedes and BMW, are aiming to produce an electric SUV by 2020 — and for its very first electric car, Jaguar is taking the same strategy. It's a smart move at a time where demand for smaller sedans is waning and electric cars still only make up roughly 1% of auto …

Jaguar Land Rover

Soon, You’ll Be Able to Make Money Owning an Electric Car

EV owners could earn cash while they sleep<p>First, they said electric cars didn’t go far enough. Now, they reach hundreds of miles. Then, they said electric cars were too expensive. Soon, owners will be able to make money while they sleep.<p>Electric cars are starting to generate income by storing power …

16 Insanely Cool Facts About The Brain

You use it every day, but how much do you really know about your brain? Check out this list of facts and prepare to be blown away by your incredible …

Because store-bought coffee is so middle-class

Ever since I’ve shifted to Seattle, I’ve begun warming up to coffee. Not that instant coffee crap, the real deal… freshly ground filter coffee. …

Coffee

The Size of Sound

You see a big speaker, you think loud… you see a small one, you think quiet… right?! That’s precisely the idea behind the “Bigger Louder, Smaller …

InterAct

Jedi Footwear

Star Wars buff? You’re going to dig these canvas and leather boots! Althea Fyfe, a San Francisco based designer, actually took inspiration from …

Tesla owner fined for electric car 'producing more emissions than a Range Rover'

<b>UPDATE</b>: <i>Tesla has issued a lengthy statement on this, which you can read at the bottom of the article.</i><p>A Tesla Model S owner has been fined £7,600 …

Tesla Model 3 invitations going out for March 31 debut event

Invitations are now being sent out for the eagerly awaited debut of the Tesla Model 3 electric car at the end of this month.<p>Tesla will offer at least …

Ford Debuts LED Lighting Innovation- Improving Efficiency by up to 62%

Posted on 2016-03-04 by greenlivingguy<p>We’ve all experienced how poor lighting in our homes and workplaces can impact our moods, and automobile …

How can you improve upon 'automotive perfection'?

<b>How do you improve on something many experts thought was faultless?</b><p>Bugatti's Veyron supercar was considered an auto-engineering masterpiece; not just carmaking, but science.<p>Then someone at Bugatti's owner Volkswagen decided that they should try to do better.<p>The result is the Chiron, unveiled at …

Sports Cars

Zipper-less Luggage

Designed for the experienced trailer, Trunkster is innovative and durable luggage that features a unique zipper-less, flap-less design. Similar to a …

The best iPad keyboard money can buy

The good thing about Apple is also the bad thing about Apple. Its products, no matter how flawlessly sleek they look, aren’t the best they can be. …

IPad Pro

How to Buy a Car Without Going Broke

Eight expert tips for serious savings.<p>If you're in the market for a new car, chances are you're aware of the uh, not-so-trivial expenses involved. Just last year, new car prices alone jumped 3.4 percent from the year before across the industry. The good news is it's totally possible to buy and own …

Jerry Seinfeld took 16 Porsches to auction

It's well known that Jerry Seinfeld, host of the web video series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," has a particular fondness for Porsches. In fact, he owns so many that he sold some to make room in his rather capacious garage for more. The auction firm Gooding & Co. offered 16 of the Porsches at …

Classic Cars

This Austrian Company Turns Your Old Car Parts Into Lovely Furniture

You know you want a Mustang desk.<p>If you love cars, there's an extremely good chance you have extra car parts lying around your house. Instead of letting them sit around gathering dust, you could send them to Unibro Design, an Austrian company that will turn your old parts into beautiful …

Furniture

Obama: 'This was an act of terrorism'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama on Sunday issued his most passionate denunciation yet of ISIS, vowing to "destroy" the group in a relentless, strong and smart campaign that is consistent with the nation's values.<p>But the speech -- intended to reassure a nervous nation -- didn't announce an …

Barack Obama

A Watch that Connects Time and Space

The 4th Dimension Watch was born from a fascination with contemporary architecture and design, as well as the progression of 22 Design Studio’s …

Writing

The best bike you’ll see this year

This week’s absolute gold for cyclists! We’ve already got three articles about two-wheelers up and here’s one to absolutely top them all! Voted as …