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Technology

VR Is Teaching Ford Technicians to Work on Mach-E

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-reality training program.

Audi e-tron towing
Audi Shows How Towing Affects an EV's Range
Unsurprisingly, the e-tron's efficiency takes a huge hit when the SU…
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Yamaha Uses Alfa 4C to Develop Electric Motor
A tiny mid-engine sports car with gobs of electric torque? Sounds li…
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The Imaginary People Audi Wants to Buy its Cars
Audi designs every one of its cars to appeal to an "ideal customer."…
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Ford 7.3 V-8 Makes 600 N/A Horses With Basic Mods
The giant gasoline V-8 in Ford's new Super Duty pickups can make hug…
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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.

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Why Electric Cars Aren't Yet Great for Towing

They can pull, but they can't do it for long.

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Mercedes-AMG's "Emotion Start" Exhaust Mode Is So German it Hurts

AMG has developed a way to easily make your car a little louder on startup. We wish we were joking about the name.

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How the McLaren Elva's Invisible Windshield Works

Clever tech makes the open cockpit experience a bit more livable.

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This Electric Ariel Nomad Tears Up the Dirt Emissions-Free

Built as a demonstration vehicle to show off the BorgWarner's EV tech, it has 268 horsepower and torque vectoring.

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The New Bentley Flying Spur is the Antidote to the Ultra-Luxury SUV

The proliferation of SUVs is letting luxury sedans get even better.

Tesla Patent for Wiper Blades
Tesla’s a Game Changer When It Comes to Windshield Wipers

Electromagnetic blades are typical Tesla weirdness and innovation right in front of your face.