Anthony Fordham
at 10:10 AM Apr 29 2015
Cars // 

Perhaps inevitably, BMW has released an Apple Watch version of its wearbles app that allows owners of either of the i-Cars to check various bits and pieces on their vehicle.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 09:59 AM Apr 8 2015
Cars // 

When it comes to self-driving cars, the possibilities are seemingly limitless. In the past year, we've heard all kinds of interesting announcements, including prototype cars that can go really fast, self-driving cars driving across the country, and even self-flying cars (well, maybe someday).

Mary Beth Griggs
at 09:40 AM Apr 8 2015
Cars // 

Cities, with their dense populations and public transit systems are often seen as hotbeds of green innovation--places where bicycles, subways, and light rail are transforming how we get around. But new research shows that fast-growing cities are some of the worst culprits when it comes to CO2 emissions from cars.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 08:42 AM Mar 27 2015
Cars // 

Antifreeze comes in a variety of sports drink-evoking hues, and has a sweet taste and smell that belie the fact that it is deadly to both people and animals. It poisons nearly 90,000 animals and 6,000 people every year.

Kristen Hall-Geisler
at 09:35 AM Mar 19 2015
Cars // 

I hopped into the back seat of the new Tesla Model S P85D as it was headed out onto the track at Portland International Raceway. Eric Peterson, our driver and the founder of Dream Drives for Kids turned to make sure we were all strapped in. Gideon, a recent patient at Doernbecher Children's Hospital, was ready in the passenger seat; his little sister Leah was belted into a car seat between me and the kids' mom. Peterson helped Gideon count down: 5…4…3…2…

Loren Grush
at 11:06 AM Mar 17 2015
Cars // 

In October 2014, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled a prototype vehicle that exhilarated Back To The Future fans, as well as pretty much everyone else: the long fantasized flying car. Dubbed AeroMobil 3.0, the car/plane hybrid showed off its driving and flying abilities in a video filmed at the 2014 Pioneers Festival in Vienna. With its wings tucked in, the carbon fiber vehicle drives the streets seamlessly with other cars. Then, it makes its way to a parking lot, unfolds its wings, and takes off from a grass runway. It soars leisurely over the buildings of Vienna, before touching down in a green field.

Dan Moren
at 09:39 AM Mar 4 2015
Cars // 

James Bond may favor Aston Martins and Bentleys when he hits the road, but it turns out that Tesla Model S owners can channel a bit of the British superspy.

 
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