Car Trends and Innovation

How do self-parking cars and car computers work? What is drifting? Read the answers to these and other questions in the Trends & Innovations Channel.

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The GMC PAD is basically a futuristic motor home -- part apartment, part vehicle, and part telecommunications center.

By Ed Grabianowski

Each year, cars seem to get more and more complicated --cars today might use as many 50 microprocessors! Although they can make it more difficult for you to work on your own car, some microprocessors actually make your car easier to service.

By Karim Nice

Will we ever have spaceships parked in our garages so that we can fly to the moon whenever we feel like it?


What does the computer in a car do? What was the Y2K scare about our cars starting?

I would really like to know how people can make their cars jump up and down with their front wheels like they do in movies like "Boyz in the Hood."