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Under the Hood

Self-driving Cars May Have Unexpected Effect: Fewer Organ Donations

Winter Tires Really Do Make a Difference in the White Stuff

Will the worlds first commercially available gas compression-ignition engine finally be a success?

Making a Car Last for 300,000 Miles Is Totally Possible Heres How

This might be the minivan that finally changes your mind about minivans. The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid delivers 535 miles of range and up to 80 MPGe.

The GM Car That Has No Steering Wheel or Pedals

Are manual transmissions really faster than automatics?

Why Carmakers Are Ditching the Spare Tire

The 2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport Will Skip Over Potholes

Can your car tell you when the lights about to change?

Putting 300,000 miles on a vehicle may seem like an impossible goal, but there are plenty of ways to extend a cars life span.

One of the coolest things its working on? Driverless valet parking, or a system that can drop you off at the curb and then find its own parking space without you.

Making a Car Last for 300,000 Miles Is Totally Possible Heres How

Graham is what you get when an artist, a trauma surgeon and a collision expert team up to imagine what humans would like if we evolved to fit cars.

New Textalyzer Tech Aims to Catch Distracted Drivers

Thanks to some open source software on the internet, other people are trying it too.

How Do I Get Rid of a Dead Animal Smell in My Car?

Chrysler Builds the First Plug-in Hybrid Minivan (You Know You Want It.)

How Do I Get Rid of a Dead Animal Smell in My Car?

There are a lot of vanilla vehicles being churned out these days. Whats the deal?

Dieselgate and the Volkswagen Cartel

A proposed bill in New York would give police access to drivers phones after car accidents. Yes, texting while driving is a problem but could this be the solution?

Modern Cars Are Kind of Boring. Why Is That?

What makes certain car accessories unsafe (or even illegal)?

Fighting the funk brought on by an animal decomposing inside your car engine can be hard, but not impossible. Heres how to do it.

2017 has been a crazy year for hurricanes, which means it could be a crazy year for flood-damaged cars hitting the market, too. How can you spot one?

Rogue Road Crews Are Fixing Unfilled Potholes

Out Cold and Behind the Wheel in Semi-autonomous and Autonomous Cars

Quadriplegic Man Gets Nations First Autonomous Car Drivers License

Heres Why Everyones Talking About Teslas Autopilot System

Do red cars get pulled over more often for speeding?

High Tech at High Speeds: Cars of the Future at CES

How Gas Compression-ignition Engines Work

College Student Turns His Honda Civic into a Self-Driving Car for $700

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Autonomous vehicles could prevent a lot of car accidents from occurring. And thats good news except for one particular population relying on organ donations.

Have the right Volkswagen execs paid for lying to the public about their cars environmental standards and emissions?

Will Autonomous Vehicles Be Able to Break the Speed Limit?

Whether diesel- or gasoline-powered cars spit out more toxins depends on the pollutant measured, a new study says.

The Goodyear Eagle concept tire, a spherical design, was unveiled at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show a tire for future autonomous vehicles.

Winter tires are very different from all-season and snow tires.

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Winter Tires Really Do Make a Difference in the White Stuff

Dieselgate and the Volkswagen Cartel

Modern Cars Are Kind of Boring. Why Is That?

The GM Car That Has No Steering Wheel or Pedals

How Gas Compression-ignition Engines Work

People fall asleep, have heart attacks or are otherwise incapacitated while driving all the time. How does that work in the world of semi-autonomous and autonomous cars?

All you have to do is sit back and relax.

Diesel Isnt Always a Worse Polluter Than Gasoline

Scientists propose extracting carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere to make carbon nanotubes, and then using those to make batteries, also counteracting climate change.

Kia Throws Its Hat Into the Autonomous Vehicle Ring at CES

You might think your car is fine for your upcoming summer road trip. But if its more than 10 years old, you might want to think again.

10 Car Features We Wish Came Standard

10 Cold-weather Motorcycle Accessories

Looking for a smooth new ride? Fords newest performance sedan, the 2017 Fusion V6 Sport, features pothole detection technology allowing it to skip over potholes.

New Study: How to Build Batteries Out of Thin Air for Carbon-Negative Cars

As many as a third of new 2017 cars didnt come with spare tires. So whats the deal?

If Humans Were Built to Withstand a Car Crash, They Might Look Like This

Racecar driver Sam Schmidt was paralyzed in a car crash in 2000. Nevada just issued him a first-of-its-kind license to take his special car on the road.

Will the programming of truly driverless cars prevent them from violating traffic laws? That might actually make traffic move faster.

On May 7, Joshua Brown died while driving his Tesla Model S with the Autopilot system engaged. What, if anything, does that mean for the future of driverless cars?

Millennials Are Making Birthday Cards a Thing Again

Looks like a sweet ride, doesnt it? Yep, these days, cars at CES rival any other crazy products on display at the massive event.

The Under the Hood Channel explores the systems that make your car function correctly. Learn about car parts and systems and how to do routine maintenance.

The Goodyear Eagle Concept Reinvents the Wheel

How to Avoid a Hurricane Car

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