Remember back when the Prius being a hybrid was a big deal? Not anymore. Nowadays, every car company has hybrids, and the race is on to find the next big green technology. We saw a bunch of eco-friendly(er) power systems at the LA Auto Show, including some sweet cars that you'll be able to get your hands on within the year.
The LA Auto Show may be packed with all the new cars you'll be able to buy in showrooms next year, but that's not where the real action is. What we want to see are the concept cars, where companies...
The parking garage in "The Cube" in London is so advanced that, according to the BBC, there's only two of them in the world. That's probably because it's darn fancy, using a complex automated system to park cars.
Ferrari has already built a truly awesome F1 simulator for their own use, but now they have taken a big slice of that experience, and turned it into a home game version you can play on your PC.
Air conditioners that spray air-purifying, skin-moisturizing vitamin C? Check. Heated chairs that use NASA research to offer better blood circulation for the driver? Yep! "Friendly" speedometers? Okay, what does that even mean?
The current land speed world record is 763 mph, set by the ThrustSSC supersonic car in 1997. It was designed by a team including supersonic car pioneer Richard Noble, who is back again with the Bloodhound, a car that could...
A team of twelve students at Virginia Tech are taking on an impossible seeming task: how do you design a car that can be driven by the blind? They've got a solution worked out, and with it one day blind drivers may be able to take to the streets independently without any need for assistance.
Cars that talk, old news. Cars that talk in a charming British accent, however — that's pretty cool. To mark the Mini Cooper's 50th anniversary, BMW (the company in charge of Mini production since 2001) made a version of the...
If there's one thing we don't need more of on the road right now, it's distractions. Yet a group in San Francisco is looking into the possibility of slapping digital license plates on cars. Rather than simply display your plate number on a sweet, scrolling marquee, the plates would display ads. Ads for other drivers to read.
This is the Uni-Signal, or Universal Sign Light. It's here to address a major problem with our old traffic lights: if everyone is supposed to know what a traffic light is trying to tell them, then why isn't it designed so that everyone will be able to read it?