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Automatic, manual, and CVT: The different types of transmissions explained

Automatic, manual, and CVT: The different types of transmissions explained Each gear has a specific ratio to ensure the wheels don’t spin at the same speed as the engine.The most common types of transmissions are automatic, manual, and CVT.

Microsoft makes digging into data accessible with open-sourced Graph Engine

Microsoft makes digging into data accessible with open-sourced Graph Engine Sometimes, it’s not the information that matters, it’s the relationships between information that is important in identifying trends, isolating causes, and making decisions.With so many different and often connected sources of information today, a way is needed to identify and work with those relationships to answer the most complicated questions.

McLaren’s next-gen Super Series will run the quarter mile in 10.3 seconds

McLaren’s next-gen Super Series will run the quarter mile in 10.3 seconds The second-generation McLaren Super Series will depart from its predecessor in one major way.More: McLaren’s next Super Series will be much quicker than its predecessor For now, McLaren won’t say how much power the M840T engine produces.

Unreal Engine 4.15 update adds support for Nintendo Switch, improves load times

Unreal Engine 4.15 update adds support for Nintendo Switch, improves load times One of the biggest problems with Nintendo’s Wii U console was its lack of third-party support, so getting a popular engine like Unreal Engine working well on the next-gen system is a smart move.This release of Nintendo Switch support is official, though is said to be still in the “experimental” phase.

Kia’s tiny Picanto is out to prove economy cars don’t have to feel cheap

Kia’s tiny Picanto is out to prove economy cars don’t have to feel cheap -bound, the third-generation Picanto receives a sharp new look and tech features borrowed from bigger, more expensive members of the South Korean company’s lineup.Design studios in South Korea and in Germany worked side by side to pen the Picanto’s new lines.

Mercedes-AMG could celebrate its 50th anniversary with a GT for four

Mercedes-AMG could celebrate its 50th anniversary with a GT for four Mercedes-AMG’s on-again, off-again Porsche Panamera-fighting sedan has finally received the proverbial green light for production, according to sources familiar with the company’s plans.The model will be previewed by a brand-new concept during next month’s Geneva Auto Show.

Check engine light on? Here are 10 reasons why

Check engine light on? Here are 10 reasons why Loose gas cap A loose gas cap is one of the most common reasons why the check engine light turns on.A quality spark plug costs between $10 and $20, while a coil is generally in the $50 range.

Kojima hints at the unique gameplay of 'Death Stranding' in new interview

Kojima hints at the unique gameplay of 'Death Stranding' in new interview More: The 20 best PlayStation 4 games you can buy right now Kojima debuted his next project Death Stranding at E3 2016.Here is what we know so far about Death Stranding, and the direction the game might be heading.

Fast and frugal: Ford’s updated Fiesta ST promises more efficient performance

Fast and frugal: Ford’s updated Fiesta ST promises more efficient performance Following the European launch of its updated Fiesta subcompact, Ford will unveil a new version of the Fiesta ST performance model at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show next month.Speaking of handling, the Fiesta ST also gets brake-based torque vectoring.

Amazon’s ‘Bistro’ demo is a great showcase for its Lumberyard VR engine

Amazon’s ‘Bistro’ demo is a great showcase for its Lumberyard VR engine In the world of high-end game engines, Amazon might not be the at the top of your list of developers, but perhaps it should be.In its latest video showcase of the Lumberyard engine and its virtual reality integration, Amazon has shown off a beautifully designed bistro, complete with drinks on tap, rainy cobblestones, and warm and rich lighting.

System Shock Remake Update #29

System Shock Remake Update #29 The great announcement promised in the previous update for Nightdive Studios' System Shock is here, and it is great indeed.The game, rather sneakily, moved away from Unity Engine and onto Unreal Engine 4.

Telepath Tactics New Engine in Development

Telepath Tactics New Engine in Development Telepath Tactics, an indie strategy RPG, is currently in the process of receiving a significant update to its engine, according to an official post on the game's Steam page.This new engine is going to be a basis of an "improved edition" that will address some bugs and improve the overall performance.

Harley-Davidson’s Street Rod claims the name and its place on urban streets

Harley-Davidson’s Street Rod claims the name and its place on urban streets The High Output Revolution X 750 engine has 18 percent more horsepower and eight percent more torque than the standard X 750.” “The Street Rod will put the thrill in any urban commute,” Street Rod Chief Engineer Mathew Weber said.

Vanguard sets out to redefine premium motorcycles with its first model

Vanguard sets out to redefine premium motorcycles with its first model recently unveiled a prototype of its first model, according to the Robb Report.It’s built on a frameless structural engine, meaning the engine itself is a major frame component, rather than being fit into an otherwise complete frame.

German tuner turns the cheeky little Fiat 500 into the hottest of all hatches

German tuner turns the cheeky little Fiat 500 into the hottest of all hatches Power ranked cars by cuteness instead of quality, the Fiat 500 would come out on top every single time.Design is one of the 500’s biggest selling points, but German tuner Pogea Racing is out to prove the retro-chic Italian econobox doesn’t have to look adorable.

Mazda’s next rotary engine might develop electricity instead of pure horsepower

Mazda’s next rotary engine might develop electricity instead of pure horsepower The rotary engine tested by many and made famous by Mazda might be on the verge of entering a new chapter in its life.On paper, the rotary engine would perform the same function as the 600cc two-cylinder available at an extra cost on the BMW i3.