Tagged: Automotive

Car Hacking Is Real and We Need To Prepare

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Getting hacked, whether on a desktop or smartphone, pretty much sucks. In a way, your entire digital life is an open book and even the control of your devices can be wrenched away from you. But imagine it’s not a smartphone getting ripped from your hands but rather your car’s steering wheel.   (more…)

Video: Made in America and Forged in TEXAS! American Supercar Takes Title of ‘World’s Fastest’ From Bugatti

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The Hennessey Venom GT has set a speed record for a production car after hitting 270.49 mph on the space shuttle’s landing strip. At that speed, former race driver Brian Smith was covering nearly 400 feet per second while eclipsing the previous record of 268.86 mph held by the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.  (more…)

Bridgestone’s Airless tires nearly ready for your Car.

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Bridgestone revealed today its second generation Air Free Concept (Non-Pneumatic) Tire at the 43 Tokyo Motor Show 2013. The revolutionary new design features improved load-bearing capabilities, environmental design and driving performance. The latest improvements to the Air Free Concept Tire brings Bridgestone one step closer to a viable, commercially available air free tire. (more…)