All posts on March, 2016


Could You Be a Ferrari Engineer? Take Their Secret Interview Quiz and Find Out

Hankering for a change of venue? Hungry for a diet of fine Italian cuisine? Like to work for one of the world’s most prestigious carmakers? You’re in luck because Ferrari is recruiting. But before throwing your graduation cap into this big-time ring, bone up with this quiz, which we understand is given to prospective hires […]

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BMW Connected Drive North America App Debuts, Wants to Assist You

At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in January, BMW offered peeks at its idea of a fully connected future, one which revolves around the so-called “Internet of Things.” The Internet of Things is the notion that connected devices, homes, cars, and appliances can all talk to one another, leading to new dimensions of automation and […]

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Ford Issues Recalls Affecting Explorer, Transit, F-650/F-750, and Lincoln MKC

Ford announced a trio of recalls today for issues affecting the Lincoln MKC, the Explorer, the Transit van, and the F-650 and F-750 trucks. Faulty engine-block heaters are the problem for the Explorer and the MKC. When the vehicle is parked and the heater is plugged in, the unit can overheat, possibly causing an engine […]

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This Is the Design for Roborace’s Self-Driving Race Car

We first learned about Formula E’s plan to launch an autonomous racing series a few months ago. At the time, not much was known about the plan, but as ludicrous as racing cars that drive themselves might sound, the organizers insisted they were serious. They even went so far as to hire a man named Daniel […]

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Previously Manual-Only Ford Focus 1.0L EcoBoost Now Available with Automatic

As much as we like the idea of a car that’s only available with a manual transmission, it’s not exactly a solid sales strategy in the U.S. So it’s probably smart of Ford to add an automatic-transmission option to the 1.0-liter three-cylinder-equipped Ford Focus for 2016. Previously available with only a six-speed manual transmission, this […]

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