When most people are ready for a new car, the process typically involves a local car dealer or a few hours of online auto shopping. For others, it's the start of a project that may take years to finish.
You might not know that eLSD stands for electronic limited slip differential, but when one wheel of your car is sliding on ice and another isn't moving at all, you'll wish you had paid attention to this technology.
Would you be surprised to learn that automakers are using adhesives to bond components on modern vehicles? We're not talking about the glue you'll find on a typical craft table. These are automotive structural adhesives.
If pressed upon to name features in the luxury cars of the future, Japanese Zen garden might not be the first thing to come to your mind. But perhaps it should be. What concept cars are influencing future autos?
Speed is a constant: 100 mph will always be 100 mph. But the source of speed is up for grabs -- especially since we may have reached peak oil. Will high-speed hydrogen or all-electric cars dominate our roads one day?
You might like checking yourself out in your rearview mirror, but if you live and drive in the U.S., you might have to replace it soon with one of these gadgets. Are conventional rearview mirrors becoming obsolete? Will these devices eventually become a standard car feature?