The first product from BMW's "project i" mobility program, the Mini E swaps gasoline power for electric, a fuel tank-including the rear seats and most of the luggage space-for lithium-ion batteries, and a range of 488 miles per tank of gas... ArticlePublished: 5/20/2010
Having a car door get keyed is enough to make you feel sick. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign researchers have developed a coatings additive to let the healing begin. ArticlePublished: 5/20/2010
Continental is deploying the Android operating system to drive forward the connected car—not something that is going to happen in the "future," but may be in your garage by 2013. ArticlePublished: 5/4/2010
Vehicle engineers are finding that new steels are allowing them to meet requirements for safety and fuel efficiency. Which is not to say they're not using other materials, too.
The reinvention of the car is not just going to be an exercise in transforming powertrains, particularly in the world of 2030, when 60% of the people on the planet will live in cities. Crowded cities.
Kerry Baldori, Ford SVT global performance vehicle chief functional engineer, puts it quite simply: at the “heart” of the 2011 Shelby GT500 is an all-new aluminum-block 5.4-liter supercharged V8. ArticlePublished: 3/1/2010