Getting cars to talk to one another through vehicle-to-vehicle networks has a raft of safety benefits, but Honda came up with something far more imaginative, allowing one car to "tow" another – no chains required.
With the feds pushing vehicle-to-vehicle communication standards that enables cars to talk to each other, and automakers clamoring to get board, where does the motorcycle fit in? They already are, and then some.
I'm at the Intelligent Transportation Systems conference in Detroit, the biggest auto technology expo in the world. And after walking the aisles of Cobo for over two hours, this GM concept from 1956 is the coolest thing I've seen. That says something.
A patent application filed by IBM engineers reveals the company's developing technology that will allow governments to shut down the engines of private automobiles via traffic signals. It's like Skynet... only much worse.
After eclipsing the destroyed Team SCHWING Corolla yesterday, Team GT$500 Celica grabbed the top slot and refuses to relinquish power. At the same time, one of the RX-7 teams grapples with a puzzle.