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Vehicle upheaval: Can fuel cells take on the automotive market?

By April Gocha / August 18, 2015

Everything seems to be changing in the automotive world today—cars are getting lighter, smarter, and more efficient than ever before.

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Get outta my dreams, get into my futuristic Chevy FNR concept car

By April Gocha / April 24, 2015

According to a GM press release, Chevrolet’s new FNR concept car “boasts a futuristic capsule design”—which may be the biggest understatement we’ve ever heard.

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Glass fibers weave supersonic strength into ballistic panels for world’s fastest vehicle

By April Gocha / March 18, 2015

The Bloodhound Project hopes its new supersonic rocket-powered car will obliterate the world record by rocketing to 1,000 mph.

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Mercedes-Benz’s new concept car harvests sun with its paint and has faux warp drive

By April Gocha / November 7, 2014

Mercedes-Benz’s newest conceptual vision, the G-code, is an equally impressive exercise in creative thinking about what cars can do, evoke, and look like.

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Give me a brake—preferably one that’s ceramic

By April Gocha / October 9, 2014

You may not have to pine for the luxe life much longer—researchers at Switzerland’s Empa research institute are aiming to bring ceramic brakes to the masses with an option that can be installed on compact cars.

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New vehicle HECA filter cleans air and improves decision-making, too

By April Gocha / February 25, 2014

A couple of UCLA scientists have improved automobile cabin air filters with the design of a new high-efficiency cabin air (HECA) filter that blocks the majority of ultrafine particles and simultaneously allows carbon dioxide to escape.

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