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How Volvo Stole Energy From Other Cars on a California Highway to Power This SUV

Grey engineers some neat 'highway robbery'

Volvo's new XC90 T8 hybrid is more than just a potential getaway car. It's a twin-engine thief that steals power from other vehicles. At least, that's how the seven-seat SUV is…

Audi Set Up Free Wi-Fi at the New York Auto Show, and Look What the Networks Are Called

A4 takes shots at the BMW 328i

Audi hits the New York Auto Show this week with the message that its A4 has surpassed the BMW 328i in many areas, like horsepower, acceleration and technologies including lane…

Samsung Just Made a Motorcycle Windshield That Checks Your Texts, Calls and Emails

But the point is to keep your eyes on the road

Every day, it seems, our modes of transportation become more like high-tech companions, geared to enhance our comfort and safety while providing vital real-time information. The latest example comes from Italy, where…

The Very First Honda Made for the U.S. Market Is Being Restored by the Guy Born to Do It

Follow the epic job online

Car mechanic/restorer and Honda specialist Tim Mings has a special place in his heart (and possibly his beard) for the N600, which was Honda's introduction to the U.S. car market…

Audi Says 'Intelligence Is the New Rock and Roll' in Latest Ads for the A4

Set to Iggy Pop

Would Iggy Pop drive an Audi? If the seminal proto-punk rocker got one free for lending his 1973 head-banger "Search and Destroy" to the soundtrack of the automaker's new campaign from…

BMW Imagines the Car of the Future, and It's One Hell of a Sweet Ride

Who needs friends with a co-pilot like this?

Move over, KITT. This concept car from BMW makes you look like a broken-down jalopy. Behold, an AI-powered wheeled wonder straight out of William Gibson's wet dreams (or maybe his nightmares). In fact,…

ABC and Lexus Team Up for Special VR Mini-Episode of Terror Drama Quantico

Team One integrates the car into 360-degree bonus content

ABC and sponsor Lexus are hyping the midseason return of Quantico with the network's first virtual reality experience, which takes viewers inside a specially scripted mini-episode of the terrorism drama.  Quantico's writers…

VW's 'Connected Dog' App Lets Your Best Friend Walk Himself, So You Don't Have To

Achtung!'s latest prank for the automaker

Volkswagen has been having trouble with cars lately, so it's moved on to dogs. Or so it would appear from this latest prank video from the automaker's Dutch division and ad…

94-Year-Old Iris Apfel Is Cooler Than You'll Ever Be, as the New Face of Two Brands

She's into clothing and cars

Iris Apfel is the unlikely but unquestionably perfect new face of not one but two brands right now: Australian fashion label Blue Illusion and the new DS 3 car in…

This Voice Actress Really, Really Wants to Work for Jeep. Here's Her Impressive Pitch

A dedicated and unusually public casting bid

It's the kind of zealotry of which marketers—and employers—dream. Professional voiceover artist Kelley Buttrick is a lifelong fan of Jeep, but has never gotten to work on its advertising. So she…

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