This is an exciting time for gear heads with a taste for innovation. New concepts and technologies seem to appear almost on a daily basis. But with innovation come more choices. Consumers can choose from gasoline engines, electric engines or their offspring, the hybrid. A new concept from a Romanian design team could relieve that Read on! →


General Motors Co. is investing in NanoSteel, a new type of high-strength, light-weight steel alloy that could improve the miles per gallon of its future car and truck models. NanoSteel, an investment in the future General Motors, one of the world’s leading automakers and one of the U.S. “Big Three,” is looking to the future Read on! →


Ford believes that the future of automotive technology is in very good hands, thanks to state-of-the-art development facilities like its new lab in Palo Alto, Calif. The automaker’s innovation spearhead sits within the very heart of the electronics industry’s Silicon Valley, and Ford is confident that the facility will cut straight as an arrow into Read on! →


The more automotive technology advances, the more it remains the same. For many pieces of new car technology that come down the pipe, we find that what is being touted as “new” is in fact not new at all, but a marketing ploy. Here are five examples of new car tech that are so old, Read on! →


Robert Davis, senior vice president of Mazda U.S. operations, met with Car and Driver recently to discuss the Japanese automaker’s future research and development plans for its trademark rotary engines. He also talked about the phasing-out of V6 engines, among other topics. Synonymous with rotary engines Davis made it clear that the rotary engine is Read on! →