<![CDATA[Worldcarfans: Technology]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/category/technology<![CDATA[Worldcarfans: Technology]]>http://content.worldcarfans.co/templates/0/18/images/feedlogo.gifhttp://www.worldcarfans.com/category/technology<![CDATA[Mazda hints turbocharged rotary engine for RX revival]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160206103718/mazda-hints-turbocharged-rotary-engine-for-rx-revivalMazda has dropped a hint concerning the prospects of installing a turbocharger on the company’s upcoming rotary engine. ]]>Sat, 06 Feb 2016 20:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160206103718/mazda-hints-turbocharged-rotary-engine-for-rx-revival<![CDATA[Jaguar Land Rover autonomous vehicles to drive like humans would]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160202103525/jaguar-land-rover-autonomous-vehicles-to-drive-like-humans-wouldJaguar Land Rover has announced plans to participate in an ambitious new project which aims to ensure future autonomous vehicles drive like humans instead of robots. As part of the initiative, JLR will give employees of the Greenwich access to a fleet of ]]>Tue, 02 Feb 2016 01:55:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160202103525/jaguar-land-rover-autonomous-vehicles-to-drive-like-humans-would<![CDATA[Porsche will sell you a $3k soundbar made from an exhaust. Your GF will hate it]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160126103314/porsche-will-sell-you-a-3k-soundbar-made-from-an-exhaust-your-gf-will-hate-itPorsche Design has developed a “911 Soundbar” that takes inspiration from the dual exhaust system fitted on the 911 GT3. ]]>Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160126103314/porsche-will-sell-you-a-3k-soundbar-made-from-an-exhaust-your-gf-will-hate-it<![CDATA[DS preparing innovative suspension for 2018]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160122103216/ds-preparing-innovative-suspension-for-2018DS Automobiles is creating a new suspension setup that will be introduced in 2018 and be installed on future models. ]]>Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160122103216/ds-preparing-innovative-suspension-for-2018<![CDATA[Ferrari California T gets special handling with HS package]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160122103214/ferrari-california-t-gets-special-handling-with-hs-packageFerrari is introducing the Handling Speciale package for the California T V8-powered sports car. ]]>Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160122103214/ferrari-california-t-gets-special-handling-with-hs-package<![CDATA[BMW hints cameras could replace mirrors starting 2019]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160120103121/bmw-hints-cameras-could-replace-mirrors-starting-2019BMW could start replacing conventional side mirrors with cameras on a production car as early as 2019. ]]>Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160120103121/bmw-hints-cameras-could-replace-mirrors-starting-2019<![CDATA[Hyundai patents folding city car]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160118103044/hyundai-patents-a-folding-city-carWe have discovered Hyundai has made a patent filling with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a foldable city car. ]]>Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160118103044/hyundai-patents-a-folding-city-car<![CDATA[VW to replace 1.4 TSI and 1.6 TDI with 1.5 engines from 2017]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160118103035/vw-to-replace-1-4-tsi-and-1-6-tdi-with-1-5-engines-from-2017Volkswagen has announced a new family of turbocharged 1.5-liter engines is being prepared for a 2017 launch. ]]>Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:00:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160118103035/vw-to-replace-1-4-tsi-and-1-6-tdi-with-1-5-engines-from-2017<![CDATA[Reports detail thousands of failures in self-driving cars]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160115102966/reports-detail-thousands-of-failures-in-self-driving-carsOn the same night President Obama pressed the need to build a "21st century transportation system" in his final State of the Union speech, a new report released by one of the companies leading that charge showed serious potholes remain ahead. ]]>Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160115102966/reports-detail-thousands-of-failures-in-self-driving-cars<![CDATA[Toyota Mirai-based Research Vehicle bows in Detroit]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160112102869/toyota-mirai-based-research-vehicle-bows-in-detroitToyota didn't have much to announce at the North American International Auto Show but the company has quietly unveiled a Mirai-based research vehicle. ]]>Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160112102869/toyota-mirai-based-research-vehicle-bows-in-detroit<![CDATA[Renault-Nissan to launch 10+ vehicles with autonomous drive technology ]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160108102692/renault-nissan-to-launch-10-vehicles-with-autonomous-drive-technologyRenault-Nissan to launch 10+ vehicles with autonomous drive technology ]]>Fri, 08 Jan 2016 01:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160108102692/renault-nissan-to-launch-10-vehicles-with-autonomous-drive-technology<![CDATA[Audi at CES previews future interior techs]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160107102657/audi-at-ces-previews-future-inteior-techsAudi has showcased its latest interior solutions at the 2016 Consumer Electrics Show in Las Vegas. ]]>Thu, 07 Jan 2016 12:10:55 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160107102657/audi-at-ces-previews-future-inteior-techs<![CDATA[Volvo S90 to come standard with a semi-autonomous driving system]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160107102651/volvo-s90-to-come-standard-with-a-semi-autonomous-driving-systemAutonomous driving systems are becoming a key differentiator in the luxury segment so Volvo has announced plans to make its semi-autonomous system standard equipment on all S90 sedans sold in the United States. ]]>Thu, 07 Jan 2016 01:25:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160107102651/volvo-s90-to-come-standard-with-a-semi-autonomous-driving-system<![CDATA[Mercedes E Class receives autonomous driving test license in Nevada]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160106102641/mercedes-e-class-receives-autonomous-driving-test-license-in-nevadaMercedes has announced the redesigned E Class has become the first standard-production automobile to receive an autonomous driving test license in Nevada. ]]>Wed, 06 Jan 2016 21:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160106102641/mercedes-e-class-receives-autonomous-driving-test-license-in-nevada<![CDATA[Kia creates Drive Wise autonomous driving tech sub-brand [videos]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160106102615/kia-creates-drive-wise-autonomous-driving-tech-sub-brand-videosKia is setting up the “Drive Wise” sub-brand which will focus on the development of autonomous driving technologies. ]]>Wed, 06 Jan 2016 12:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160106102615/kia-creates-drive-wise-autonomous-driving-tech-sub-brand-videos<![CDATA[VW e-Golf Touch arrives at CES with near-production gesture control]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160106102609/vw-e-golf-touch-arrives-at-ces-with-near-production-gesture-controlVW has taken the wraps off the e-Golf Touch concept that previews the company’s upcoming gesture control technology for production cars. ]]>Wed, 06 Jan 2016 07:21:51 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160106102609/vw-e-golf-touch-arrives-at-ces-with-near-production-gesture-control<![CDATA[Ford launches drone-to-vehicle challenge, aims to create a disaster area surveying system [videos]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102595/ford-launches-drone-to-vehicle-challenge-aims-to-create-a-disaster-area-surveying-systemFord and DJI have teamed up to announce the drone-to-vehicle developer challenge. ]]>Tue, 05 Jan 2016 22:00:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102595/ford-launches-drone-to-vehicle-challenge-aims-to-create-a-disaster-area-surveying-system<![CDATA[Speaking to cars now possible thanks to Volvo and Microsoft [video]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102593/speaking-to-cars-now-possible-thanks-to-volvo-and-microsoft-videoVolvo and Microsoft have joined forces to offer a service that allows drivers talk to their cars. ]]>Tue, 05 Jan 2016 21:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102593/speaking-to-cars-now-possible-thanks-to-volvo-and-microsoft-video<![CDATA[FCA Uconnect infotainment systems gain Apple CarPlay & Android Auto support]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102542/fca-uconnect-infotainment-systems-gain-apple-carplay-android-auto-supportThe technology news continues as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has unveiled its fourth-generation of Uconnect infotainment systems. ]]>Mon, 04 Jan 2016 22:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102542/fca-uconnect-infotainment-systems-gain-apple-carplay-android-auto-support<![CDATA[Mercedes E Class to be previewed at CES]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102539/mercedes-e-class-to-be-previewed-at-cesThe North American International Auto Show starts next week but that won't stop Mercedes from previewing the highly-anticipated E Class at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. ]]>Mon, 04 Jan 2016 20:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102539/mercedes-e-class-to-be-previewed-at-ces<![CDATA[GM & Lyft team up to take on Uber with autonomous vehicles [video]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102538/gm-lyft-team-up-to-take-on-uber-with-autonomous-vehicles-videoGeneral Motors and Lyft have announced a "long-term strategic alliance" to develop and deploy of a fleet of autonomous vehicles in the United States. ]]>Mon, 04 Jan 2016 20:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102538/gm-lyft-team-up-to-take-on-uber-with-autonomous-vehicles-video<![CDATA[Ford’s SYNC 3 getting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay [videos]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102521/fords-sync-3-getting-android-auto-and-apple-carplay-videosFord has announced its SYNC 3 infotainment system is about to receive support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. ]]>Mon, 04 Jan 2016 16:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102521/fords-sync-3-getting-android-auto-and-apple-carplay-videos<![CDATA[Tesla CEO says a fully autonomous car could be ready in two years]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151223102313/tesla-ceo-says-a-fully-autonomous-car-could-be-ready-in-two-yearsAutonomous driving technology is all the rage these days but most manufactures contend a fully autonomous vehicle is still several years off. Apparently no one told Tesla CEO Elon Musk as he revealed says a fully autonomous model could be just two years. ]]>Wed, 23 Dec 2015 22:10:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151223102313/tesla-ceo-says-a-fully-autonomous-car-could-be-ready-in-two-years<![CDATA[Toyota to unveil a new map generation system at CES [video]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151222102275/toyota-to-unveil-a-new-map-generation-system-at-ces-videoToyota will use the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to unveil a new map generation system. ]]>Tue, 22 Dec 2015 20:25:07 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151222102275/toyota-to-unveil-a-new-map-generation-system-at-ces-video<![CDATA[Autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid to begin testing in California]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151216102117/autonomous-ford-fusion-hybrid-to-begin-testing-in-californiaThe Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle is taking to the streets as the company has enrolled in the California Autonomous Vehicle Tester Program which will enable the automaker to test the model on public roads. ]]>Wed, 16 Dec 2015 22:05:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151216102117/autonomous-ford-fusion-hybrid-to-begin-testing-in-california<![CDATA[Kia plans to launch a fully-autonomous vehicle by 2030]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151216102109/kia-plans-to-launch-a-fully-autonomous-vehicle-by-2030Autonomous driving technology is all the rage these days so it comes as little surprise that Kia will use the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to stage the global debut of the company's autonomous driving program. ]]>Wed, 16 Dec 2015 20:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151216102109/kia-plans-to-launch-a-fully-autonomous-vehicle-by-2030<![CDATA[2017 Ford GT to use lighter Gorilla Glass hybrid windshield [videos]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151216102105/2017-ford-gt-to-use-lighter-gorilla-glass-hybrid-windshield-videosFord and Corning have announced the 2017 GT will be equipped with the industry-first Gorilla Glass hybrid windshield that brings many advantages compared to regular glass. ]]>Wed, 16 Dec 2015 17:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151216102105/2017-ford-gt-to-use-lighter-gorilla-glass-hybrid-windshield-videos<![CDATA[2016 Mercedes E-Class base model shows analog dials, smaller screen]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151215102037/2016-mercedes-e-class-base-model-shows-analog-dials-smaller-screenThe 2016 Mercedes E-Class is back in more images and this time we get to check out the cabin of the entry-level version. ]]>Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:40:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151215102037/2016-mercedes-e-class-base-model-shows-analog-dials-smaller-screen<![CDATA[VW Caravelle goes sporty with 204 hp turbo engine]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151215102026/vw-caravelle-goes-sporty-with-204-hp-turbo-engineVW has introduced a range of petrol engines for its light commercial vehicles lineup. ]]>Tue, 15 Dec 2015 01:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151215102026/vw-caravelle-goes-sporty-with-204-hp-turbo-engine<![CDATA[Lamborghini says Urus won’t get autonomous driving tech]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151212101974/lamborghini-says-urus-wont-get-autonomous-driving-techLamborghini’s CEO, Stephan Winkelmann, has revealed the company has no intentions of putting autonomous driving technology in the upcoming Urus SUV. ]]>Sat, 12 Dec 2015 16:00:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151212101974/lamborghini-says-urus-wont-get-autonomous-driving-tech