If you’re waiting around for your flying car, don’t hold your breath. The dream that launched a thousand Popular Mechanics issues in the 1950s is no closer to reality today than it was then. But there are technologies and innovations that once may have seemed the stuff of science fiction that are just around the […]
One of the biggest objections buyers have to electric vehicles is waiting for the battery to charge. No one wants to waste all that time, especially if they’re on a road trip with many miles and many more charging stops in their future. StoreDot developed a new battery that eliminates this problem. It reaches full […]
Smartphones are wonderful gadgets, but as much as they make our lives easier, they can also make our lives more dangerous. Distracted driving is on the rise and one of the culprits is the smartphone. Nissan developed a unique way to combat the problem.
Everyone loves having a shiny, new car in their driveway, but a lot of consumers are still fearful of the buying process. Evox Images aims to make it better by adding a dose of virtual reality.
How does a 12-year-old company with exactly two profitable quarters in its history get to be worth more than General Motors?
Heated steering wheels are BestRide’s new favorite interior feature. However, finding them is not always easy.
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. Make your voice heard.
Summer is on its way with blue skies, warm sun, and sweaty afternoons mowing the lawn. A few hours roasting in the sun is the price you pay for a beautiful yard, but not anymore. Honda is bringing its robotic Miimo lawn mower to the U.S. so you can relax while it does all the […]
Today’s cars are now important pieces of personal technology. They keep us connected with emails, text messages, and phone calls all managed through increasingly complex infotainment systems. When they work, they’re brilliant, but when they fail they can make you want to take a sledgehammer to your touchscreen. Ford is trying to make sure the […]