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jet-powered vehicles

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Driverless cars and vehicle networks: We predict the future of car tech

Innovations in power, connectivity and computing innovations accelerate our horseless carriages on to the digital superhighway. Fasten your seatbelts.

By November 24, 2010

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Robotic undersea vehicle draws power from ocean

Autonomous vehicle built by NASA, U.S. Navy, and academic researchers cruises through a three-month demo, drawing power only from variations in sea temperatures.

By April 5, 2010

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NATO car device vows to stop suicide bombers

Researchers in Norway design an electromagnetic device that can stop vehicles by making their engines cut out.

By September 16, 2013

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Oily Bits: The Basic Design of an Engine

This month, our mechanic takes us through the basics of an engine.

By October 20, 2013

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Arrow: A four-wheeled 'fighter jet' for the road (Q&A)

One of Charles Bombardier's many wild concept vehicle designs, the Arrow, could be powered by lithium-air batteries with a range of over 370 miles.

By December 31, 2013

Review

2014 Honda Odyssey

The 2014 Honda Odyssey is a comfortable and family-friendly minivan with a solid feature-set, but its odd interface makes cabin electronics difficult to use.

May 6, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating May 6, 2014

Pricing not available

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Skunk Works: 70 years of cutting-edge aircraft

In June 1943, Lockheed made a bold pitch to the U.S. Army that it could build a jet fighter, and build it fast. Since then, the Skunk Works has conjured up the U-2, the SR-71, the F-117, and more, and it's still going strong.

By June 23, 2013

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Electric aircraft start finding a foothold in aviation industry

Don't expect an all-electric plane to carry hundreds of passengers soon, but in some corners of aviation, battery-powered aircraft are attracting industry interest.

By June 25, 2013

Review

2014 Infiniti QX80 AWD

The 2014 Infiniti QX80 boasts great safety tech, but it's almost too much vehicle for daily driving. Consider instead the more efficient, slightly smaller JX35/QX60.

October 9, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating October 9, 2013

MSRP: $64,450.00

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Futuristic X-51A fails in hypersonic bid

Trouble with a control fin on the sleek, scramjet-powered aircraft puts an abrupt and early end to the Air Force's attempt at a Mach 6 flight.

By August 15, 2012