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How Driverless Cars Will Work
Driverless cars could help ease traffic congestion, lower pollution and prevent accidents. Learn more about the technology behind driverless cars. See more »
How Stackable Cars Will Work
Stackable cars could mimic the design of stacked shopping carts. Learn how stackable cars compact themselves and how the vehicles actually function. See more »
Will we drive on underground automated highways?
An underground automated highway will conserve aboveground land and welcome self-driving cars. Learn what happens on an underground automated highway. See more »
Who is looking to reinvent the 18-wheeler?
An 18-wheeler reinvention is long overdue: Rising costs of fuel have led to trucker strikes and decreased profits. Read about one 18-wheeler reinvention. See more »
What will "luxury car" mean in 2030?
The future luxury car will be highly digital -- as much computer as it is engine. Read about the future luxury car and how engineers envision the 2030 auto. See more »
Will there be a new kind of taxicab in the future?
The new taxicab on the horizon will have to accommodate large urban populations -- and it may be driverless. Read about the new taxicab of the future. See more »
What will speed mean in the future?
Speed in the future will be realized by a varied assortment of fuels and power sources. Read about speed and the future and how it's being tested today in Utah. See more »
What makes a digital car digital?
A digital car used to be only in our imaginations (or on the silver screen), but it's a reality now. Read about the digital car and digital auto technology. See more »
Will car repairs in the future financially cripple you?
Car repair in the future will be affected by emerging auto technologies -- how pricey will it get? Learn about car repair in the future and auto repair. See more »
How Lowriders Work
Lowriders are modified cars with suspensions that can be raised and lowered. Learn about lowriders, different types of suspensions and lowrider life. See more »
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