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Boeing has completed the first flight of a 787 Dreamliner with the new battery system installed. The company said the flight was a normal “functional check flight” that is done with all new aircraft before being delivered to an airl...
Mercedes-Benz has unleashed an all-electric version of its high-style gullwing supercar. And with 740 HP and some seriously advanced powertrain tech, the SLS Electric Drive is proof that the era of the electric supercar is upon us.
We knew this was coming. Legislators in West Virginia are proposing an amendment that bans Google Glass or any other head-mounted display while driving.
There's luxury and then there's Luxury. The next flagship from Mercedes-Benz falls into the latter camp, with hand-stitched leather, acres of wood trim, heated and massaging seats and "active perfuming" technology. Yes, that's a bottle of eau de toilette in...
According to a nonprofit that argues in favor of red light cameras, one way to catch criminals is by giving police departments access to red light camera footage even when a traffic violation isn't involved.
Torqeedo, the German manufacturer of electric outboards whose name seems to be missing a "u", has a new battery to power its 80 horsepower electric outboard.
While Ford and GM are opening their dashboards to developers to accelerate the creation of automotive apps, Abalta Technologies has introduced a solution for making app integration easier and faster with the launch of its Weblink platform.
A Swiss company plans to blend a design used for decades by NASA’s space shuttle program, with another employed by an American launch company in a bit to “democratize” the launching of small satellites into orbit.
Detroit Electric is back. Again. For real this time. And the reborn automaker will debut an all-new, all-electric sports car next month, with plans to expand the brand over the next two years.
Boeing plans to modify the lithium-ion batteries in the 787 Dreamliner and subject them to more rigorous testing before installing them heavy-duty steel boxes that vent outside the aircraft, measures it says eliminates the risk of battery fires and provides...
SXSW Interactive is one of the world’s biggest tech events, but the automotive focus that's taken over shows like CES and Mobile World Congress hasn't infiltrated Austin.
This weekend marks the beginning of the 2013 Formula 1 season, and the end of a winter’s worth of speculation of which team has found the biggest loophole in the annual update of the rulebook.
Henrik Fisker is leaving the automaker that bears his name. It's just the latest chapter in an endless drama that has unfolded over the past year and suggests that things inside Fisker Automotive could be more desperate than previously believed.
After teasing us for more than three years, VW's finally set to produce the itty-bitty E-Up!, and of course it isn't headed to the United States. We'll have to wait just a bit longer for the E-Golf.
Remember Pierce Brosnan's remote-controlled BMW in Tomorrow Never Dies? A group of Russian tinkerers do. But rather than gutting a Bimmer and snagging a phone from Q Branch, they've hacked together a driverless car using nothing more than a dilapidated...
The Federal Aviation Administration has signed off on Boeing's certification plan for the lithium-ion battery system aboard the 787 Dreamliner and approved flight testing the solution to a problem that has grounded the jets since January.
Note to aspiring engineers: Building your own plug-in hybrid does more than just void your warranty. It can risk your car's life.
Everyone knows that mashing the gas, slamming on the brakes and cruising at high speeds kills fuel economy. And considering the average driver spends upwards of $3,000 a year on gas, you'd think people would be more inclined to change...
SpaceX has reached the point of mission multi-tasking. Its Dragon spacecraft is currently orbiting the earth attached to the International Space Station after a suspenseful post-launch fix cleared a problem preventing onboard thrusters from working properly. With Dragon in orbit,...
Tesla Motors is quietly pushing back production of the Model X SUV until late next year so it can focus on cranking out the gorgeous S sedan, which means hundreds of people who forked over $5,000 deposits won't see their...