Tapping Into Your Bike's Brains To Make You A Two-Wheeled Tony Stark

We've seen a spate of "smart" helmets that incorporate tiny screens to show everything from navigation to rearview camera feeds, but none of them pull data from the motorcycle's onboard computer. A couple of Intel engineers decided to change that with a new chipset and a smartphone app that answers to "Hello Jarvis." » 3/03/15 3:38pm Today 3:38pm

​Unbridled Opulence Has A Name And It's The Silk-Coated 'Serenity'

Rolls-Royce will do damn near anything to its cars given enough cash. That's bred a fair amount of tasteless monstrosities, so Rolls seems to be swaying owners in a more classy direction, and it starts with over 30 feet of hand-woven silk. » 3/02/15 7:55pm Yesterday 7:55pm

​Chrysler Recalling All The Hellcats For Fuel Leaks

Chrysler estimates that 2,211 Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcats are roaming this wonderful world of ours, and every single one has just been recalled due to a possible fuel leak. And it has nothing to do with gas evaporating the moment you lay into the throttle. » 3/02/15 6:55pm Yesterday 6:55pm

How Artificial Intelligence Playing Atari Could Help Self-Driving Cars

When Google announced its new artificial intelligence system could play, learn, and beat some old-school Atari games, my first reaction was, "Cool. Call me when it can play Spy Hunter." Actually, what about Gran Turismo? Because that's obviously part of the plan. » 2/27/15 9:30pm Friday 9:30pm

Tim Cook Wants The Apple Watch To Replace Your Car Keys

The integration of cars and smartwatches hasn't hit the mainstream, and for good reason. Most are clunky, the app selections are limited, adoption rates are low, and most automakers still haven't decided if its worth their time. Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks the Apple Watch could change that. » 2/27/15 2:13pm Friday 2:13pm

​Man's Femur Goes Into His Ballsack After Motorcycle Crash [NSFW]

A 33-year-old man was admitted into an emergency room after a motorcycle crash in Germany. Doctors noticed the berries to his twig were hard, swollen, and blue, while his left leg was shorter than it should've been. Why? "Femoral-Head Dislocation to the Scrotum." Yes, the top of his femur was sheared off and shoved… » 2/27/15 1:02pm Friday 1:02pm

​Honda, Nissan, And Toyota To Team Up On Self-Driving Car Tech

Japan's largest automakers are teaming up with the government, local universities, and electronics companies to make a concerted go at developing and standardizing self-driving car technology beginning later this year. » 2/26/15 8:30pm Thursday 8:30pm

Oregon And Washington Could Legalize Lane-Splitting

California may be the only state in the country that allows motorcyclists to split lanes, but if bills proposed in Oregon and Washington pass, both states could join their West Coast sibling in helping riders free themselves from the tyranny of traffic. » 2/26/15 2:12pm Thursday 2:12pm

​Ford Is Considering A Vehicle Designed For Ride-Sharing

Among the 25 "global mobility experiments" Ford announced this year at CES was a ride-sharing service the automaker is testing with its employees in Dearborn. But the plans aren't just limited to an app. Ford is contemplating making a dedicated vehicle for the program. » 2/25/15 7:20pm 2/25/15 7:20pm

​You Can Be Trained To Test A Self-Driving Car In Less Than Two Hours

The California DMV is in charge of overseeing autonomous car testing in the state. Part of that includes ensuring the people operating the fleet of robo-cars are properly trained, but because the DMV is incapable of getting its shit together, that means some companies only require a couple hours of training before… » 2/25/15 4:46pm 2/25/15 4:46pm

​Why You Won't Be Able To Buy An Apple Car

Apple probably isn't getting into the car business. At least not in the way we know it today. It's getting into the mobility business, where you dial up a ride on your smartphone, Uber-style, get to where you're going and move on with your life. No monthly payments, no insurance, no maintenance and repairs. That's… » 2/25/15 12:02pm 2/25/15 12:02pm