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Car Tech - 2015 Ford F-150 Platinum EcoBoost

June 30, 2015 11:55 am | by CNET | Videos | Comments

America loves its trucks, so it's important that the Ford F-Series, America's best-selling truck for 38 years running, continues to update and innovate.

The 300hp Superbike Like No Other

June 29, 2015 11:45 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Meet the Bienville Legacy, an all new American superbike that debuted at the Goodwood Festival...

Hyundai Sees Green Future In Hydrogen-Powered Cars

June 29, 2015 9:42 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Hyundai Motor Co. said Monday it believes hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the future for eco-...

Tech News Of The Week: Ford’s High-Tech Bike

June 26, 2015 12:17 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | News | Comments

This edition looks at Microsoft’s new mission, Google’s “Undo Send” option and a high-tech...

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Engineering Newswire: Powering Engines With Evaporation

June 26, 2015 11:50 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

This Engineering Newswire looks at using light to safely drive battery power, developing a Hoverbike for the military and powering engines with evaporation.

3D Printing Cafe Brews Creativity

June 26, 2015 11:34 am | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

3D printers are still too expensive for most people to own. A number of cafes, like this one in London, now offer 3D printing and design classes along with the caffeinated beverages on the menu.

Google's New Self-Driving Cars Cruising Silicon Valley Roads

June 26, 2015 10:14 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The latest models of Google's self-driving cars are now cruising the streets near the Internet company's Silicon Valley headquarters as an ambitious project to transform the way people get around shifts into its next phase.


The First 3D-Printed Supercar

June 25, 2015 1:12 pm | by Forbes | Videos | Comments

Meet Blade — a super-light sports car with a 3D printed chassis, designed as an alternative to traditional car manufacturing. Through 3D printing, entrepreneur Kevin Czinger has developed a radical new way to build cars with a much lighter footprint.

Project Soli: Google's Latest Advanced Technology

June 25, 2015 1:09 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Videos | Comments

Project Soli is developing a new interaction sensor using radar technology. It fits onto a chip, can be produced at scale and built into small devices and everyday objects.

Next-Generation Trucks: 18 Wheels And One Turbine

June 25, 2015 12:49 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Ian Wright, CEO and founder at Wrightspeed Inc., explains the use of turbines to power next-generation electric trucks.

Ford To Begin Engineering Self-Driving Cars

June 25, 2015 11:31 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Ford Motor Co. this week announced plans to upgrade its autonomous driving program from initial research to advanced engineering.  

U.S. Military Investing In Hoverbikes

June 24, 2015 12:54 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | News | Comments

Malloy Aeronautics, a UK-based company, has been developing a Hoverbike for years, but now the company has a new project backer — the U.S. Department of Defense.


How To Get Your Weirdest Ideas Manufactured In The U.S.

June 24, 2015 12:27 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Maker's Row is a platform for connecting users with over 6,000 apparel and furniture manufacturers in the U.S. and might bring "Made in America" to the 21st century. 

Lego's Drive For Eco Materials

June 24, 2015 12:21 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Lego Group CEO Jorgen Vig Knudstorp says the company has set up a research center to find materials that are better for the environment.

Robots: Will Humans Face A Horse And Buggy Moment?

June 22, 2015 12:44 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Gideon Rose discusses work and life in the age of automation.

'Transparent' Truck Lets Drivers See Ahead Of Big Rigs

June 22, 2015 12:40 pm | by Buzz60 | Videos | Comments

Aren’t sure if you can overtake that giant semi ahead of you because you can’t see around it? What if you could see in front of it? Samsung’s new transparent truck prototype shows drivers behind, what’s going on in front. 

Tech News Of The Week: Land Rover’s Remote Controlled Car

June 19, 2015 12:31 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | News | Comments

This edition looks at defective automatic braking systems, Nokia’s return to the phone market and Land Rover’s smartphone remote control for its SUVs.


Engineering Newswire: Mood-Altering Wearable Zaps Brain

June 19, 2015 11:28 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

This Engineering Newswire looks at putting breathalyzers in your steering wheel, sticking contacts in our nose to battle allergies and gluing a wearable to your head to put you in a better mood.

This Origami Robot Can Self-Destruct In Your Body

June 19, 2015 11:23 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

MIT researchers hope this tiny robot could revolutionize healthcare around the world.

California Reveals Details Of Self-Driving Car Accidents

June 19, 2015 10:08 am | by Justin Pritchard, Associated Press | News | Comments

California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads.

Study: Plasticizer Alternative Could Present Similar Health Concerns

June 19, 2015 9:47 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A newly released study showed that a plastic additive commonly used as an alternative to phthalates could pose health concerns of its own.

Mercedes-Benz S550 Coupe: Ultimate Style, Ultimate Comfort

June 18, 2015 10:16 am | by CNET | Videos | Comments

With its new S-class coupe, Mercedes-Benz created a high-tech luxury vehicle so nice, you won't want to leave it.

Airbus Joins SpaceX In Race To Provide Internet From Space

June 17, 2015 11:11 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

European aerospace giant Airbus this week announced plans to build hundreds of satellites in an effort to provide Internet access to remote locations worldwide.

Ford's GT Is A 'Test Lab' For Company

June 17, 2015 10:34 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Bill Ford, Executive Chairman of the Ford Motor Company, says some of the GT supercar's features will make it into the mainstream product line.

Paris Air Show Roundup

June 16, 2015 1:19 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | News | Comments

A look at some of the news coming from the 2015 Paris Air Show happening this week where major aircraft manufacturers hope to do some business.

Forget Hot Hatches, The Audi RS 3 Is A Hyper Hatch

June 16, 2015 12:50 pm | by CNET | Videos | Comments

There comes a point when a hot hatch gets so hot it becomes something else. Hyper hatch is a name reserved for the supercar-beating elite of the breed — the RS 3 is most certainly one of them

Scientists Develop Semiconductor Chips Made Almost Entirely From Wood

June 16, 2015 12:40 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

Scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have created a new type of semiconductor chip that’s almost entirely made of wood.

SpaceX To Hold Hyperloop Pod Design Contest

June 16, 2015 10:14 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to hold a competition for pod designs for a Hyperloop system in a year, according to reports.

Ford Racing To Keep Up With Demand For F-150

June 15, 2015 12:21 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford talks about the automaker's return to the Le Mans race in 2016 with the GT sportscar, production of the aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup, business strategy and the outlook for consolidation in the auto industry.

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