Mary Beth Griggs
at 10:35 AM Feb 25 2015
Cars // 

In 2003 Popular Science asked readers: "Will most Americans be driving hydrogen-powered cars by 2015?" The results to that poll are lost to time, but we already know the answer, even if 2015 isn't over yet. Unfortunately, the green technology hasn't been adopted in the past 12 years--but the next decade looks promising.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 12:47 PM Feb 20 2015
Cars // 

Unlike Copenhagen, London isn't known for a robust cycling culture. But that is slowly changing. Cycling in the city is more popular than ever before, and it will likely continue to expand.

Lydia Ramsey
at 12:47 PM Feb 20 2015
Cars // 

Whenever a radical new technology promises to change our way of life, it's only a matter of time before Hollywood finds a way to turn it into a comedic farce. Case in point: cars that drive you to your destination.

Junnie Kwon
at 09:46 AM Feb 13 2015
Cars // 

Britain's first driverless car doesn't look like a car at all. The electric-powered LUTZ Pathfinder launched Wednesday, wandering the sidewalks of London's Greenwich neighborhood, and it's closer in appearance to a runaway cockpit of a small airplane.

Dan Moren
at 09:46 AM Feb 13 2015
Cars // 

When I was a kid, I always coveted those slot-car racetracks, where you could face off with miniature motorized cars on a scale track. Technology has progressed over the years, but that's done little to diminish my desire; when Anki Drive showed off its 21st-century take on slot racers back in 2013, I may have needed a napkin to wipe up the drool. Now the company has announced its next-generation offering, aptly titled Anki Overdrive, and my inner child is pretty psyched.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 10:28 AM Feb 11 2015
Cars // 

It's time for a holiday. Everyone piles into the car and heads over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house 488 miles away. Google says it will take you seven and a half hours to get there. Google lies.

Dan Moren
at 10:36 AM Feb 10 2015
Cars // 

One of the better improvements of newer cars has been the addition of advanced safety features--including things like collision detection, lane change alerts, and more. But if you've got an older car, you've been missing out on these new improvements. That's where the crowdfunded CarVi hopes to come in, by bringing safer driving options, as well as driving assessment features, to older or less high-end automobiles.

 
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