Technology

Chiron Used as a Camera Car For 0-249-0 Run

When you have the fastest car in the world, a regular camera car won't do the job.

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Ford Is Recalling a Bunch of F-150s Because Their Headlights Are Too Bright
The daytime running lights and normal headlights could stay at full brightness at the same time, temporarily blinding oncoming drivers.…
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The C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Gets Chevy's "Flying Car Mode"

Onboard accelerometers sense when the car has left the ground, and turn off traction control so power isn't cut.

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Ford Technicians Will Learn to Fix Mustang Mach-E with a VR Game
When the electric Mustang Mach-E reaches Ford repair shops, they won't have seen anything like it, so Bosch has made them a virtual-rea…
Audi e-tron towing
Audi Shows How Towing Affects an EV's Range—and It Ain't Pretty

Unsurprisingly, the e-tron's efficiency takes a huge hit when the SUV is pulling a 4000-pound trailer.

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Yamaha's Electric Alfa Romeo 4C Test Car Looks Like a Ton of Fun

A tiny mid-engine sports car with gobs of electric torque? Sounds like a good time to us.

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The Imaginary People Audi Wants to Buy its Sport Sedans
Audi designs every one of its cars to appeal to an "ideal customer." We take a look at the person Audi hopes will buy the S6, S7 and S8…
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Ford's 7.3-Liter V-8 Can Make 600 Naturally-Aspirated Horsepower With Basic Mods

The giant gasoline V-8 in Ford's new Super Duty pickups can make huge naturally-aspirated power—and it can fit in a Fox-body Mustang.

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Mazda's Skyactiv-X Engine Might Not Come to the U.S. Anytime Soon

The automaker thinks Americans favor power over efficiency, and in its eyes, the current 2.0-liter Skyactiv-X engine doesn't cut it.

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The Mazda MX-5 Miata Now Has Electronic Regenerative Braking

But the feature isn't coming to the U.S.

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Aston Martin's New Rear-View Mirror Has Three Screens in It

Developed in collaboration with Gentex Corporation, it uses three video cameras to display rear and side views to the driver.

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How the Porsche Taycan's Two-Speed Transmission Makes It Quicker Than the Tesla Model S

Most electric cars have a one-speed transmission. The Taycan Turbo S has two speeds. Why? Maximum straight-line performance.

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Why The Porsche Taycan's Disappointing Efficiency Matters

You may think it's normal for performance cars to be inefficient, but in the EV world that comes with a huge penalty.

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All the Ways Automakers Squeeze Big Fuel Economy Out of Tiny Turbocharged Engines
Vehicles like the four-cylinder turbo Chevy Silverado perform a constant engine-management dance to give you the power you want—while b…
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The Most Important Automotive Trends of This Decade, According to Bob Lutz
Our car industry veteran takes a look back at the past 10 years—perhaps the most tumultuous and unpredictable decade in the last 50 ye…
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Why More Turbo Boost Doesn't Always Mean More Power

Increased PSI is one of just many factors in making more horsepower.