Archive for October, 2006

VW steering wheel suggests countersteer

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Roadholding technologies such as traction control and stability programs are becoming standard on many cars, but VW takes a further step with its steering-impulse system. When your car's tires are slipping and the car is thinking a little countersteer (turning toward a sideways skid) is called for, ...

VW steering wheel suggests countersteer

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Roadholding technologies such as traction control and stability programs are becoming standard on many cars, but VW takes a further step with its steering-impulse system. When your car's tires are slipping and the car is thinking a little countersteer (turning toward a sideways skid) is called for, ...

Vodafone, TomTom partner on a collective wisdom traffic service

Friday, October 27th, 2006
Participatory traffic navigation moved up another gear today with the announcement from TomTom and UK-based wireless operator Vodafone that they have developed a traffic data service for the Netherlands that relies on data transmitted in real time from Vodafone cell phone handsets to static base sta...

Vodafone, TomTom partner on a collective wisdom traffic service

Friday, October 27th, 2006
Participatory traffic navigation moved up another gear today with the announcement from TomTom and UK-based wireless operator Vodafone that they have developed a traffic data service for the Netherlands that relies on data transmitted in real time from Vodafone cell phone handsets to static base sta...

BP opens hydrogen fueling station in Michigan

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006
Hydrogen fuel cell cars still may be years away from the mainstream, but BP and DaimlerChrysler took another step toward the hydrogen economy yesterday by opening a dedicated hydrogen fueling station in southeast Michigan. The station, which will be used to fill up DCX fuel cell vehicles with hydrog...

BP opens hydrogen fueling station in Michigan

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006
Hydrogen fuel cell cars still may be years away from the mainstream, but BP and DaimlerChrysler took another step toward the hydrogen economy yesterday by opening a dedicated hydrogen fueling station in southeast Michigan. The station, which will be used to fill up DCX fuel cell vehicles with hydrog...

Audi gets odder

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006
Audi's numbering scheme for U.S. models used to be exclusively even, with the A4, the A6, and the A8 (not to mention the S versions of the same cars). But after the A3 and the Q7, we should expect more oddness from the German carmaker. The Winding Road obtained spy shots of the Audi A5 being tested ...

Audi gets odder

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006
Audi's numbering scheme for U.S. models used to be exclusively even, with the A4, the A6, and the A8 (not to mention the S versions of the same cars). But after the A3 and the Q7, we should expect more oddness from the German carmaker. The Winding Road obtained spy shots of the Audi A5 being tested ...

Dino resurrected

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006
No, Dean Martin is not coming back from the dead (as nice as that would be). Inside Line has a story about Ferrari reviving the Dino, the curvy model Ferrari built from 1968 to 1974 and named after Enzo Ferrari's son. According to the story, Ferrari needs an entry-level model. The new Dino will be a...

Dino resurrected

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006
No, Dean Martin is not coming back from the dead (as nice as that would be). Inside Line has a story about Ferrari reviving the Dino, the curvy model Ferrari built from 1968 to 1974 and named after Enzo Ferrari's son. According to the story, Ferrari needs an entry-level model. The new Dino will be a...