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Audi’s “Lighting Technologies of Tomorrow”

Audi’s “Lighting Technologies of Tomorrow”

As previously mentioned, automakers unleashed some tech-y concepts at CES. The autonomous/self-driving cars were a hit. Announcements about the future of in-car technology gave hopes of integrating smartphone-like features into our cars. Audi made a splash with their lighting concepts too. If the picture included above makes you curious, please…

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All new U.S. cars may require a “black box” by 2014

All new U.S. cars may require a “black box” by 2014

Flight data recorders, commonly known as “black boxes,” have been a standard feature in airliners since the early 1960s. More recently, various companies have started offering apps and dedicated devices that essentially serve as black boxes for cars, keeping a record of the vehicle’s parameters and location when involved in…

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World’s Longest Bullet Train Line Opens in China

World’s Longest Bullet Train Line Opens in China

High-speed rail has hit another milestone, this time in China, with the opening of the world’s longest bullet train line. The 1,425-mile high-speed rail system runs from Beijing to Guangzhou, reducing the time travelers would spend commuting between the capital and the manufacturing city from 22 hours to a scant…

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Mercedes Benz off-roader of the future – the Ener-G-Force

Mercedes Benz off-roader of the future – the Ener-G-Force

What will highway patrol vehicles look like in 2025? That’s the question posed by this year’s LA Auto Show Design Challenge, and Mercedes-Benz has answered with the Ener-G-Force design concept. Despite the brief, the company’s North American R&D team hasn’t totally abandoned the past in looking to the future however,…

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Old BMW gets second life as world’s quickest EV

Old BMW gets second life as world’s quickest EV

Before he ever began work on the thrilling Rimac Concept_One electric supercar, Rimac Automobili founder Mate Rimac converted an old BMW E30 to an electric speed demon. The decades-old car, fondly nicknamed the “green monster” but more formally known as the e-M3, was recently awarded several electric vehicle world records….

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