McAfee warns of hacker threat to autos
Cars made smarter with Internet technology are zooming into perilous hacker territory, according to a report by US computer security giant McAfee.
A high-tech propulsion system for the next 100 years
Environmentally friendly fuels are not just of interest for use in cars. The University of Birmingham has been operating a canal boat with a fuel cell drive for three years now. In the world of shipbuilding, ...
Toyota demos 'Window to the World' vehicle back seat smart window technology (w/ video)
Pandora to be in more cars, hits 100 million users
Internet radio Pandora announced expanded partnerships with automobile manufacturers on Tuesday and said it now has 100 million registered users.
Study: Surge in obesity correlates with increased automobile usage
Junk food, video games and a lack of exercise all have received their fair share of blame for the spiraling epidemic of obesity in the U.S. But according to a University of Illinois researcher, public health ...
New uses for exhausted electric vehicle batteries proposed
Resource-friendly car manufacturing
Magnesium instead of steel -- this could be an option for lightweight car body parts. A car door made of magnesium is roughly 50 percent lighter. This is one of the exhibits drawn from along the automobile ...
Post-oil transport needs 1.5-trillion-euro overhaul: EU
Europe's transport network will need a 1.5-trillion-euro private sector overhaul to meet the needs of a post-oil world and slash carbon emissions, the European Commission said Monday.
Professor uses nanotechnology to prolong machine and engine life
Guojun Liu has discovered a way to use nanotechnology to reduce friction in automobile engines and machines.
Research helps drivers cut fuel use
Ever wonder how much fuel you can save by avoiding stop-and-go traffic, closing your window, not using air conditioning or coasting toward stops?
Revived Infineon raises full-year targets
German semi-conductor company Infineon raised on Tuesday its 2011 sales and profit margin targets after posting a more than three-fold increase in net profit for the first quarter of its fiscal year.
New hydrogen storage material could be added directly to fuel tanks
Nearly one-fifth of drivers are likely to consider an electric vehicle: study
Many automobile industry executives believe that sales of traditional vehicles will peak before 2020 and are looking to electric-only vehicles (EVs) as one of the next hot products, but they will first have ...
No left turn: 'Superstreet' traffic design improves travel time, safety
The so-called "superstreet" traffic design results in significantly faster travel times, and leads to a drastic reduction in automobile collisions and injuries, according to North Carolina State University ...