Ford Exec Says They Know When You Break The Law, Then Backtracks

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 1/10/14 9:30am 1/10/14 9:30am

Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car To Stay Juiced in Park

Electricity-generating windmills churn out free energy as long as the wind is blowing. So strapping one to the roof of your car where there's always a breeze as long as you're driving just seems obvious. The Transport Turbine—seen here as a 3D printed proof of concept—puts four small wind turbines on the roof of your… » 1/08/14 5:38pm 1/08/14 5:38pm

Audi Has an In-Car Tablet For Some Reason

One might think that if you wanted a tablet in your car, you would bring the tablet you already had and... bring it into your car. Not so, Audi, which today announced its Smart Display tablet, giving you control over your car's infotainment from the back seat but also able to join you in a hot tub sesh. » 1/07/14 1:59pm 1/07/14 1:59pm

The New Corvette Stingray Will Come With Built-In Instant Replay

You can brag to your friends about the amazing weekend you had at the track all you want, but without a witness, you might as well be boasting about that monstrous fish that got away. So for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, GM is including what it calls its Performance Data Recorder which overlays telemetry,… » 1/05/14 11:03pm 1/05/14 11:03pm

Ford Will Debut 100 MPGe Solar-Powered Car At CES

Get your Race The Sun jokes ready now: Ford will show a solar-powered version of their C-Max plug-in at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week. It's a C-Max you don't have to plug in at all and it should get around 100 MPGe. » 1/02/14 10:00am 1/02/14 10:00am

Audi's CES Concept Has Freaking Lasers For Eyes

It's January, and that means it's once again time for automakers to show off the latest in slick technology at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show. Audi's bringing a familiar concept to the party, only this time it comes with lasers. Freaking lasers, y'all! » 1/02/14 9:04am 1/02/14 9:04am