Watch junkyard cars get new life as engine blocks. Photography by Stephen Mallon.
Apple hopes this will be a fruitful addition to its car project
The new deadline is fast approaching at the end of August
The all-electric 3D-printed shuttle will talk to you, too
You can't just hold the home and lock buttons to solve this one
This was no Tokyo drift, but it was pretty fast and furious
The retro-futuristic roadster uses a Nissan V6 engine
A connected, smart, and fun vision of tomorrow
Secretive startup shows off electric concept car FFZERO1 at CES
Authorities' evidence over diesel emissions scandal mounts, while the beleaguered carmaker rolls out a protracted plan for fixing cars
iCar may arrive by 2019
The maker of three-wheeled vehicles will be one of ten startups at the LA Auto Show
A new panel will oversee security, and eliminate car fatalities by 2050
Events showcasing electric cars will be held in 174 cities worldwide
One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards
Local Motors is building "micro-factories" and plans to sell a printed electric vehicle in 12 to 18 months
Toyota believes so passionately in a future "hydrogen society" that it's allowing competitors royalty-free use of its fuel cell technologies
Detroit has a plan to change how we drive--and it hits the road in 2016
Pictured: a non-autonomous all-electric supercar. Put it in the garbage, we want robocars.
Robots can already outdrive humans. Now everyone needs to get out of their way.
Cadillac's Super Cruise has a processor that combines a camera, radar, and GPS data to steer the car down the center of its lane.
Because, seriously, what's the hold up?
The most exciting aspect of the new Infiniti Q50 is the steer-by-wire technology, which could render steering wheels obsolete.
Steer by wire could eliminate the steering wheel entirely.
How the modern braking system came to be
The classic German sedan gets an exciting upgrade
In which an admitted gadget nerd feels as confused as grandma when dealing with the modern automobile
How Silicon Valley engineers are transforming cars into very smart, very fast and increasingly opinionated information systems
How next-gen engines are going to squeeze every last drop of energy from their carbon fuels
Electric cars are nothing new: From lever-powered hybrids to generator-towing luxury cars, we've tracked their progress for nearly a century
A guide to the technologies, battery companies and carmakers that are bringing our electrified future here faster than you think. Plus: 7 promising electric cars on the horizon
A crowdsourced, street-legal rally racer; Neil Young's electric Lincoln Continental; tinkering with an Audi R8's computer for crazy horsepower boosts--and much more
Advanced electric drive, autonomous navigation and other technological advances will revolutionize the way we drive. PopSci presents stunning visions for the future of the automobile
And if so, what does that future look like?
The electric version of the Campagna T-Rex still aims to hit 160 mph
Greener than a Prius and hotter than a Maserati, the Fisker Karma promises to change the way the world thinks about electric cars. The only problem is that nobody outside the company has driven one yet. Will Henrik Fisker tempt buyers into the electric age, or is he already a relic of the past?
A smaller but surprisingly less depressing North American Auto Show features a shaken industry seeking a fresh start
Monitoring helium-filled bubbles with the motion-tracking cameras used in videogame development gives engineers insight into aerodynamics that a wind tunnel can't
You love your car, but would you want it to be more human? One designer thinks so
For years, automotive futurists have been waiting on an industry meltdown to re-configure the auto industry. Could Sweden become ground zero?
The car TV star surpasses BMW to set a new hydrogen-car speed record in a vintage streamliner with a funny name.
Buyers should expect a few tweaks and a higher price
Can hybrid cars become ultimate driving machines? One Austrian tech firm says a turbine is the answer.
Cars are (surprisingly) the world's most recycled product. Find out which parts of your car end up as landfill, and which parts don't
Our friends at Driverside.com explore what this little piece of history means for the future of green car technology and environmental awareness in the automotive industry
At the height of the automotive industry crisis, carmakers tried to smile through the pain
Futurists foresee a world where motorcycle builders go four wheeling, Formula One takes on the city and the Karma comes to life
The auto-manufacturer aims high with a limited run of Cali-bound e-Minis
The freshened 2009 Audi A4 brings smart tuning and luxury touches to the table to compete with genre stalwarts BMW and Lexus
With the help of YouTube, a lap around the legendary (and publicly accessible) Nürburgring in Germany is becoming a new gold standard of auto performance
Exhibit A: the Swiss-built Weber Faster One
PopSci's new automotive guru flogs one of the year's most anticipated sports cars—the 2009 Nissan GT-R
Presenting the ugliest car at the New York Auto Show
So far 65 teams have signed up to compete for a piece of the $10 million prize
Car makers design 1/64 scale models
While other college kids study, sleep, and party, disciplined teams of gearhead geniuses-in-training duke it out for trophies-and the chance to build the cars of tomorrow-at the premier university-level car race
See automotive editor Eric Adams's photo-guide to the slickest new rides and concepts unveiled at the industry's premier event in Detroit
Will Honda's natural-gas-powered Civic GX blow other "green" cars off the road? See the first reports from our year-long in-depth test
PopSci goes pedal-to-the-carbon-fiber in Honda's next-gen prototype fuel cell car after a rare one-on-one interview with Honda's president and CEO Takeo Fukui
Corporate and governmental bad guys are implicated in this documentary about the death of GM's beloved EV1 plug-in
Peugeot's ultralight 20Cup concept presents a radical vision of the automotive future
500 horses at the push of a button
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT
You shouldn't need a degree in computer science to understand whatâ€™s going on under the hood of your next car. Here's your no-nonsense guide to the latest automotive -- and the coolest cars that showcase them
For 64 years, concept cars have wooed and wowed the driving public. Many made empty promises, but the best foreshadowed real technological change.
Will we ever cheer driverless racecars?
The automotive industry is on the brink of a revolution, and the plastics industry is poised to play a major role...
What would happen if an architect renowned for his unruly, twisted-metal structures decided to craft a new kind of automobile? We´re about to find out.
Want a 350mph supercar? A Japanese commuter pod? These and more are coming--integrated, wired and ready to roll.
Cars that think for us! Cars that change shape at will! Cars that scream along underground at twice the speed of sound! Itâ€™s a cinch to predict the future of the automobile. But how do we get there?
Sales rise and brakes screech as India embraces the auto industry.
American visionaries, cranks and con men have long sought the simple key to boosting the efficiency of the gasoline engine. Now a barefoot tinkerer in India believes he has unlocked the door. Is he for real?
Stanford students rev up the electric car with laptop power.
A foreign automaker rethinks an antiquated engine for the ultimate race circuit.
Auto enthusiasts envisioned high-speed tankers that pumped on the go. The idea did not catch on -- except in the air.
The 118 WallyPower is a wild, $24 million turbine-driven high-tech yacht that looks like it's built for special forces billionaires. Mission: Go fast, guzzle fuel, look scary.
Under the hood of the 1,001-horsepower Bugatti Veyron is a 16-cylinder tale of big egos, aggressive engineering and media sniping.
Is it a good idea to turn the pleasure of driving into a barrage of beeps, flashes, cautions and commands? He thinks not.
In serious driving, one car's big brakes can outmaneuver another car's bigger engine.
Inside stuff: A hidden feature launches the M3, but faster in Europe.
In 1903, Mary Anderson scribbled a drawing of what would become the first successful windshield wiper system.
Hot new car segment, meet your intended buyer. We'll be over here with a dictionary.
This is the engine, fuel tank, and transmission of a revolutionary new kind of car. In this feature, we offer a first peek at the cool designs it makes possible.
Auto safety: Aluminum with bubbles for cars that go boom.
We examine Volkswagen's claims.
Technology beat the clatter and smoke of diesel car engines. It's time for a U.S. comeback.