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SAE Tests Nissan’s Variable Compression Engine – Does it Live Up to the Hype?

SAE Tests Nissan’s Variable Compression Engine – Does it Live Up to the Hype?

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) recently test drove a 2019 Infiniti QX50 with a variable compression (VC) engine. Correspondents weigh in on whether the technology is as good as promised.

Mia BevacquaJun 03, 2018 11:30 AM PT

Silicon Defines the Development of Advanced Vehicle Technologies

Silicon Defines the Development of Advanced Vehicle Technologies

More so than any other material, silicon is the driving force behind the rapid progression of autonomous and connected vehicles. Chipmaker Renesas has come up with new strategies that optimize the use of modern semiconductors.

Mia BevacquaMay 26, 2018 9:00 AM PT

How to Select a Safe EV Charging Station

How to Select a Safe EV Charging Station

EV charging safety starts with purchasing the right charger.

Mia BevacquaDec 17, 2017 10:10 AM PT

What's Causing Oil-Rich Countries to Embrace Electric Vehicles?

What's Causing Oil-Rich Countries to Embrace Electric Vehicles?

Oil filled countries such as United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudia Arabia have the reputation of their V12s and V8 super-cars roaming their streets. Unlike the United States and other parts of the world, gas prices in GCC countries are so low that saving fuel is never an issue they face. In that case, if gas prices are not an issue and oil and gas is what these countries economy heavily rely on, why would these countries support Electric Vehicles?

LameesMay 01, 2017 12:35 PM PT

Building a Better Battery

Building a Better Battery

Renewably powered electric vehicles will change the world, but the EV battery is one of the biggest things standing in the way of widespread consumer adoption. The race is on to build a better battery. Here we will explore some of the ways people are working to build a better battery.

Stacey Randecker BartlettFeb 13, 2017 11:00 AM PT

AR Technology: ADAS Systems, Automotive Training and Smart Car Development

AR Technology: ADAS Systems, Automotive Training and Smart Car Development

In the automotive space, signs of AR technology maturity include deeper applications in ADAS systems and passenger safety features. At the moment, due to the limitations of AR, automakers are only using the technology for entertainment and in controlled environments.

Michael ChengFeb 10, 2017 12:50 PM PT