Tag Archives: Car Tech

Volvo makes moves to become electric car brand

Volvo aims to take an early lead among established automakers when it comes to vehicle electrification. The Swedish automaker on Wednesday made the bold statement that every car it launches from 2019 will be equipped with an electric motor. The cars will include mild hybrids, plug-in hybrids and...

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Self-driving police cars to patrol Dubai streets?

The heavy lifting on the police force isn't a job that's going to the robots anytime soon. The basic beat, however, could be handed off to a collection of batteries wires, and cameras in the near future. Dubai's police force has confirmed that it will indeed be adding a fleet of self-driving...

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Volkswagen will introduce Vehicle-to-Vehicle technology in 2019

Yes, the day when your car will talk to infrastructure, inanimate objects, and other vehicles is quickly approaching. Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac have already begun to implement Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) technology, but Volkswagen will bring its own dedicated V2V technology to market in 2019. The...

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Self-driving Roboracer does a lap at speed at the Berlin ePrix

The future is shaping up to be an interesting place. For example, self-driving cars are starting to come of age and there's even a sanctioned form of motorsport dedicated to electric cars known as the Formula E Championship. Now, self-driving cars and electric motorsports has been combined the...

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Divergent Blade 3D-printed supercar visits Jay Leno’s Garage

It was in 2015 that we first learned of Divergent 3D and its 3D-printed supercar, the Blade. Although strictly a technology demonstrator, the 700-horsepower, tandem two-seater is fascinating in that it uses a new approach to manufacturing that could revolutionize the ways cars are built. The...

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This is how your fuel pump works

Are you curious about the bits and pieces that make your car do its thing? Sure you are, and today is a good day for you. That's because we've got a video here that will take you on a deep dive of your fuel pump. We're talking abyss levels of deep here. The fuel pump gets removed for your viewing...

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Audi reveals new A8’s chassis technology

Audi has revealed a bit more of the technology that will appear on its redesigned A8 debuting next month. Due in showrooms next year, as a 2019 model, the redesigned A8 will boast multi-material construction, a 48-volt electrical system, a standard mild-hybrid system, and a self-driving system...

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