Rumors of Apple venturing into the automotive space have been swirling for quite a while, and that swirl really swirled the swirl when Apple-watchers determined that a company called SixtyEight Research is likely a shell company for Apple’s automotive R&D. Also telling is that company is known to have bought just one…
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Despite all the fuel economy and safety regulations forcing engineers and designers into corners, right now is a glorious time for gearheads. Here are a bunch of cars that prove that we enthusiasts are more spoiled than we think.
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Now that Iran is sitting on a pile of cash and the import ban on conventional military hardware has been partially lifted following the nuclear deal, the Islamic Republic is looking to replace its hodgepodge of vintage military hardware. This may soon include producing Russian Su-30 multi-role fighters and T-90 tanks…
After five months of keeping their stupendous discovery under wraps, physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) are finally allowed to freak out publicly about gravitational waves. And they’re enjoying the hell out of it.
This is a first-generation Lexus GS300, only better in many ways. For starters, it’s called the Landau. No relation to the vinyl roof on your Cadillac (or Camry.)
Google’s X skunkworks division has posted three dozen jobs lately seeking people with experience in the fields of industrial and manufacturing engineering. At first glance, that might indicate the tech giant is finally building its own cars in-house, but it’s not that simple.
Gather ‘round kiddies, I’m here to tell you what it was like working at a gas station in 1979. Unless you live in NJ (or OR?), you probably have no idea what it was like to pull into a “Full Service” station to get gas.
The streets of Tehran are patrolled by Gasht-e Ershad, the notorious “morality police” who search the streets for people in improper clothes, then snatch them off in a van to for detainment. One new app amazingly helps women (and men) dodge them.
Finally, here’s an i8 from BMW wearing a warm color. It will have to be faster than the silver ones, no question about it. It’s called Protonic Red, and that can’t be slow.
On the last weekend in January, I ran my first stage rally and I survived.
It’s believed that Apple has a shell company in a building in Sunnyvale, Calif. with a nice big garage area to work on their also-secretive automotive projects. Recently a neighbor of that building has issued a noise complaint to the city, citing “motor noises.” What’s going on?
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Rather, it shows the charming lack of evolution.
Russian scientists want to modify existing intercontinental ballistic missiles to deliver a nuclear warhead that will supposedly obliterate near-earth asteroids that measure up to 50 meters across. They want to test this capability against Apophis, a well known near-earth asteroid that will pass close to Earth in 2036.
The BMW X6 is an X5 with its butt cut off. What it lacks in practicality it makes up for in bizarre proportionality, but we can’t help but admire its audaciousness. What do you need to know before you buy a BMW X6? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
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“I bought a Honda Accord,” your neighbor tells you. And you nod and tell him “That’s a good car,” because it is! You can’t really go wrong with an Accord, even if it is a boring, safe, obvious choice. But a modern Accord starts around $22,000; for about the same money, you can own this impossibly sweet 1981 Accord LX…