Flying cars are the stuff of sci-fi movies not reality, or are they? Terrafugia is a Massachusetts-based company working on building flying cars and it recently secured permission to begin testing them at an airport in Nashua, New Hampshire. Terrafugia is leasing hangar space at the airport and expects it to be adequate to manage […]
The typical car race is loud and dirty. It’s a part of the deal when you’re driving cars at high speeds around a track and it’s a part of the fun. The stands are full of fans wearing earphones to block out the sound, but spend just a few minutes at a typical race, let’s […]
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto both go a long way to combatting distracted driving. They mimic your smartphone screen on your car’s infotainment screen reducing the temptation to pick up your phone when you’re at the wheel. Functionality includes navigation, but Apple has long avoided adding two popular options. That’s about to change as Waze […]
The worldwide recycling rate for tires is only 50 percent. That’s not a horrible number, but Michelin thinks we could do better and announced ambitious goals at the recent Movin’ On mobility conference held in Montreal, Canada.
UPDATE: If you missed it, we’ve got the entire list of 2016 and 2017 models available with a manual transmission. As automatic transmissions improve, why bother with a manual? Here are 10 reasons to mix your own gears.
As development of autonomous vehicle technology progresses, the need to test ever more complex scenarios becomes a problem. Testing is happening on public roads, but the everyday driving issues we all face aren’t the biggest challenge. Instead, it’s the worst case scenarios that pose a problem for engineers to decipher. Toyota plans to test out […]
Although the exact features vary and the trademarked names the automakers give autonomous technology differ, they do have something in common. All of them require a driver in the driver’s seat to take over if something goes wrong. Looks like one guy in the U.K. missed that last part.
We’re working with Car Talk, MIT and the New England Motor Press Association to extend the research we’ve one in understanding how comfortable American drivers are with autonomous technology. The MIT AgeLab is again presenting a survey that asks pointed questions about your experience, interest and knowledge of autonomous technologies. To entice you a bit, […]
Safety plays a key part in our purchase decisions, but the cost often puts it out of reach for some buyers. While there are standard safety features like airbags on every car, more advanced features often come at a premium. Automakers are working to make more of these features standard and Honda just crossed a […]