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New Mercedes S-Class packs a crazy amount of futuristic tech

New Mercedes S-Class packs a crazy amount of futuristic tech And despite Audi recently wowing us with its new, super-luxurious and near-autonomous Audi A8, Mercedes' new S-Class might actually be even more advanced, albeit in a slightly more subtle way.Take, for instance, the new Active Distance Control DISTRONIC, Active Steering Assist, Active Emergency Stop Assist, and Active Lane Changing Assist technologies.

Self-Driving Cars Pose Thorny Ethical Questions in AI

Self-Driving Cars Pose Thorny Ethical Questions in AI Faced with such a hypothetical thought experiment, we routinely answer how we wish we’d act rather than how we actually would act.For this reason, such thought experiments rarely make any sense, at least so far as they pertain to self-driving cars.

Chinese drivers hate that new car smell, so Ford is trying its best to get rid of it

Chinese drivers hate that new car smell, so Ford is trying its best to get rid of it That "new car smell" can be pretty divisive.And the fast-growing market is so valuable that Ford is going out of its way to get rid of the new car smell, so people don't get turned off.

German Car Companies May Have Colluded to Fix Price of Diesel Parts

German Car Companies May Have Colluded to Fix Price of Diesel Parts But now it’s possible BMW, an entirely separate company, may have colluded with the various Volkswagen Group brands to fix the price of diesel emissions systems and other parts.“This new chapter in the diesel saga needs to be taken seriously,” Evercore ISI analyst Arndt Ellinghorst said in a note.

Amazon already has its eye on the car repair market, and auto shops should be worried

Amazon already has its eye on the car repair market, and auto shops should be worried Between Amazon's blitz into the grocery market and its fashion aspirations, you might have missed the shopping juggernaut's entry into the auto world.The company has already built a sizable business selling vehicle parts online, and it could have its sights set on auto services and even car sales down the road.

The Best Funko Pops With Sweet Rides

The Best Funko Pops With Sweet Rides Baby And Dean One-half of our favorite demon hunting brother team and here he is with their king of the road!The Invisible Jet and Wonder Woman Wonder Woman's invisible jet is awesome even if you can't see it.

Toyota Unveils Solid-State Battery Design for EVs

Toyota Unveils Solid-State Battery Design for EVs Now, Toyota is apparently hoping to leapfrog its competitors and introduce a solid state lithium-ion battery.According to the Japanese newspaper Chunichi Shimbun (via Reuters), Toyota wants to bring solid-state electrolyte batteries to market by 2022, with a charge time measured in minutes.

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans As the auto industry shifts from sedans to crossovers, SUVs, and pickups, some pretty decent sedans from GM and others will be end-of-lifed.When the Chevrolet Impala arrived four years ago, it became our Editors’ Choice.

Man's brand new Ferrari goes up in flames within an hour of purchasing it

Man's brand new Ferrari goes up in flames within an hour of purchasing it There's nothing quite like the feeling of sitting in the driver's seat of a brand new car, especially if it's the car of your dreams.Unfortunately for this driver, things didn't quite work out.

Tesla Adding 1,800 Model 3 Reservations Per Day

Tesla Adding 1,800 Model 3 Reservations Per Day Last year, Tesla predicted it would produce 500,000 EVs (all models) in 2018, versus 80,000 to 90,000 now expected to be produced in 2017.Now this week Tesla said 1,800 new orders roll in each day.

Mazda Uses Compression to Make Gas Engines 30% More Efficient

Mazda Uses Compression to Make Gas Engines 30% More Efficient They’re working on it, but they’re not ready to give up on straight gas engines just yet.Another is that Mazda thinks its SkyActiv engines are pretty darn good, and they’re still working hard to deliver the “ideal internal combustion engine.

Mazda's 2019 Breakthrough: a Diesel Engine That Runs on Gasoline

Mazda's 2019 Breakthrough: a Diesel Engine That Runs on Gasoline The engine could improve fuel economy by 20 percent to 30 percent, Mazda believes.” “We think it is an imperative and fundamental job for us to pursue the ideal internal combustion engine,” Mazda R&D chief Kiyoshi Fujiwara said at a Tuesday press conference.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review: a Big Improvement

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review: a Big Improvement The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV is an all-new model with more technology, a better engine, 400 pounds less weight, and several class-leading offerings.To get all the tech the Equinox offers, you’ll have to buy the top trim line, Premier.

Colorado family's Subaru stolen by a joyriding bear who promptly took a dump in it

Colorado family's Subaru stolen by a joyriding bear who promptly took a dump in it A Durango, Colorado, family woke to learn that their Subaru had been broken into in the night and taken on a joyride.4, in the front yard of the owner's neighbor.

Swedish Battery Breakthrough Could Boost A Tesla's Range By 70%

Swedish Battery Breakthrough Could Boost A Tesla's Range By 70% The Tesla Model 3 can drive for about 220 miles on its sizeable battery pack.The extended range option pushes that all the way to 310 miles.