G. Clay Whittaker
at 10:31 AM Aug 24 2016
Cars // 

Tesla took Ludicrous Mode to new heights today. Some subtle wiring changes and a major battery upgrade improved mileage and gave the Model S enough oomph to go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds—within fractions of seconds of Ferrari and Porsche models.

Kristen Hall-Geisler
at 14:27 PM Aug 18 2016
Cars // 

Oxbotica, a company spun off from the Oxford University Mobile Robotics Group in the United Kingdom, has developed software that allows driverless vehicles to get around--even when there's no GPS to be found.

Samantha Cole
at 14:27 PM Aug 18 2016
Cars // 

Stepping on the gas could soon be a thing of the past — as well as hitting the brakes, or getting behind the wheel altogether. Ford has announced its plan to develop fully autonomous cars by 2021.

Kristen Hall-Geisler
at 09:49 AM Aug 11 2016
Cars // 

The Olympics aren't the only thing going on in Rio right now -- Nissan's BladeGlider is also making an appearance in the Brazilian city. Nissan brought a pair of working prototypes, based on the static concepts shown at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Show, to the Museu do Amanha (Museum of Tomorrow) as evidence of its commitment to the future of zero-emissions vehicles.

Corey Mueller
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016
Cars // 

Apple is back at it again, ramping up its efforts to develop a self-driving car. The company has hired Dan Dodge, former head of Blackberry's automotive software group, according to Bloomberg.

Kate Baggaley
at 10:14 AM Jul 27 2016
Cars // 

There's something a bit grasshopper-like about Graham. This man-sized sculpture sports a head that melds right into his torso, which is supported by a pair of strong, springy legs. But Graham's fleshy, if oddly proportioned, body is definitely human. He's just better adapted to life on the roads than the rest of us.

Corey Mueller
at 09:34 AM Jul 26 2016
Cars // 

A few days after Apple reportedly pushed back the cryptic Project Titan, the company has recruited the former executive Bob Mansfield to head the project.

 
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