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Harman’s Voyager Drive Speakers Let You Take Your Car’s Sound System With You

Unless you’re an endurance racer who spends 24 hours in their vehicle, there’s not much point to sinking a small fortune into a killer sound system you rarely get to hear. But with Harman’s new Voyager Drive, your car’s stereo easily becomes a portable Bluetooth speaker you can take anywhere.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 5th

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Faraday Future Will Challenge Tesla With This Crazy Electric Batmobile Concept

Officially cementing CES as the next great auto show, tonight Faraday Future unveiled its electric concept car platform that the company hopes will let it compete with the likes of Tesla—and possibly Wayne Enterprises because the FF-O1 is clearly something right out of Batman’s garage.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 5th

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Faraday Future Will Challenge Tesla With This Crazy Electric Batmobile Concept

Officially cementing CES as the next great auto show, tonight Faraday Future unveiled its electric concept car platform that the company hopes will let it compete with the likes of Tesla—and possibly Wayne Enterprises because the FF-O1 is clearly something right out of Batman’s garage.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 5th

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Faraday Future Will Challenge Tesla With This Crazy Electric Batmobile Concept

Officially cementing CES as the next great auto show, tonight Faraday Future unveiled its electric concept car platform that the company hopes will let it compete with the likes of Tesla—and possibly Wayne Enterprises because the FF-O1 is clearly something right out of Batman’s garage.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 5th

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Save on Bridge Tolls With an Inflatable Ferry Strong Enough to Support a Car

Are you outraged at companies charging you to cross the bridge they spent millions of dollars building? The nerve of the!. The next time your trip from point A to point B involves a river crossing, just toss one of these $10,000 inflatable car ferries in your trunk and save yourself a few bucks.

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Andrew Liszewski

November 23rd

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Simply Putting Fins On Tires Could Improve a Vehicle’s Fuel Efficiency

Slapping a giant fin on the back of your hand-me-down Corolla isn’t going to make it go any faster. But researchers at Yokohama have found that adding a series of angled fins to a tire can actually help improve a vehicle’s aerodynamics, which in turn means better fuel efficiency and fewer stops at the pumps.

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Andrew Liszewski

October 15th

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Garmin Now Puts Directions and a Live Feed of Your Baby On Your Car’s GPS

Touchscreen tablets never quite killed off e-ink book readers like the Kindle, nor did GPS-equipped smartphones kill off dashboard GPS nav units. They’re still thriving, and Garmin intends to keep it that way by now letting parents also monitor their kids in the backseat using the same display that’s giving them directions.

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Andrew Liszewski

October 15th

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You Can Drive Lexus’ Laser-Cut Cardboard Car, But You Probably Shouldn’t

In the wake of the Volkswagen diesel-gate scandal , automakers are now making even more of an effort to design vehicles that are as eco-friendly as possible. But Lexus might have gone too far with this paper version of its IS, made from 1,700 sheets of precisely laser-cut cardboard.

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Andrew Liszewski

October 6th

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Ford’s New Cars Will Do Some of the Steering For You

The most exhaustive part about maneuvering your car in and out of tight spaces in a crowded parking lot is the unending back-and-forth turning of your steering wheel. To make that easier, Ford is introducing something called Adaptive Steering that does most of the turning for you—at slower speeds.

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Andrew Liszewski

September 16th

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Ultra-Thin Carbon Nanotube Heaters Will Warm Electric Cars Without Draining Batteries

Since all of the electronics in an electric car are reliant on the same battery as its motor, driving around in the winter with the heater blasting can greatly reduce its range. But a new type of ultra-thin, and ultra-efficient, heating panel covered in carbon nanotubes might change that.

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Andrew Liszewski

September 9th

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