Publication: Wired Autopia

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Can Letting Trucks Drive Faster Make Roads Safer?

The UK expects to save lives and money by letting trucks drive at 50 mph instead of 40 mph on some highways. ... [Published Wired Autopia - 7 hours ago]
Entities: United Kingdom
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Tomorrow’s Fastest Cars Could Be Covered in Morphable Skins

Researchers at MIT have created a ball with a customizable surface texture through the science of wrinkling. ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Volvo’s New SUV Stops You From Making Risky Left-Hand Turns

Volvo's new XC90 SUV automatically applies the brakes if the driver turns in front of an oncoming car. ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

GM Made This Bizarre 20-Foot-Tall Vehicle to Predict the Future

In 1940, General Motors wanted to wow the American public with its vision of the future. To showcase those ideas, it designed one of the strangest automobiles you’ll ever see. The GM Futurliner resembles an RV. It weighs 30,000 pounds, has a top speed ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

This Record-Breaking Electric Plane Stomps a Gas-Powered Cessna

Chip Yates built an electric plane that can keep up with its gas-powered counterparts. ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Cessna Aircraft Co
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hackers Could Take Control of Your Car. This Device Can Stop Them

David Schwen | Wheel: Getty Hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have proven more clearly than anyone in the world how vulnerable cars are to digital attack. Now they’re proposing the first step towards a solution. Last year the two Darpa-funded security ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why It Took So Long for the World’s Fiercest Supercars to Go Hybrid

Bugatti’s next car will be a hybrid. It’s not surprising that the proud manufacturer of the Veyron Super Sport, the king of all excessive automobiles, is taking a route that makes most people think of the dinky eco-mobiles and their self-satisfied owners. ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Bugatti, Sport, Owner
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Turns Out It’s Pretty Easy to Shoot Down a Passenger Jet

Whoever fired a missile at Malaysia Flight 17 could have learned to do so in less than a week. ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: missile, Malaysia
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Shape-Shifting Jet Wings, From Soviet War Planes to Top Gun’s Tomcat

Take off. Rise. Soar. Bank. Turn. Stall. Swoop. Dive. Land. For each of the different kinds of flying an airplane has to do, there’s an ideal shape and configuration for its wings. Even though bird-like flappability isn’t feasible with struts and steel, ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: War, Soviet Union, Aviation
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

In 20 Years, Most New Cars Won’t Have Steering Wheels or Pedals

By 2030, most new cars will be made without rearview mirrors, horns, or emergency brakes. By 2035, they won’t have steering wheels or acceleration and brake pedals. They won’t need any of these things because they will be driving themselves. ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Acceleration, emergency
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Why Planes Still Flew Over Ukraine Until MH17 Was Shot Down

Aviation authorities just didn’t think non-combatant planes flying at 33,000 feet were at risk. ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

F1 Cars May Soon Get Bigger Rims to Benefit … Consumers?

The real reason for the possible change is that working with tires that are similar to those on road cars will make it easier for Pirelli to take technology it develops for F1 and deliver it to customers. There's a long tradition of F1 technologies trickling ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 18 2014]

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...There's a long tradition of F1 technologies trickling down to us regular folk, and Pirelli wants to add to it. "We believe that it benefits everybody to have as close a link between road tires and competition tires as possible" the company says

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Can Letting Trucks Drive Faster Make Roads Safer? [Published Wired Autopia - 7 hours ago]
Volvo’s New SUV Stops You From Making Risky Lef... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 24 2014]
Tomorrow’s Fastest Cars Could Be Covered in Mor... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 24 2014]
GM Made This Bizarre 20-Foot-Tall Vehicle to Pr... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 24 2014]
This Record-Breaking Electric Plane Stomps a Ga... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 23 2014]
Turns Out It’s Pretty Easy to Shoot Down a Pass... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 22 2014]
Hackers Could Take Control of Your Car. This De... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 22 2014]
Shape-Shifting Jet Wings, From Soviet War Plane... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 22 2014]
Why It Took So Long for the World’s Fiercest Su... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 22 2014]
In 20 Years, Most New Cars Won’t Have Steering ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 21 2014]
Why Planes Still Flew Over Ukraine Until MH17 W... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 18 2014]
F1 Cars May Soon Get Bigger Rims to Benefit … C... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 18 2014]
The Crashed Malaysia Airlines Plane Wasn’t the ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 17 2014]
McLaren’s $265K Supercar Tricks You Into Thinki... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 17 2014]
Australians Get Really Weird With Their Hot Rod... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 17 2014]
Audi’s Super-Sedan Is as Fast as a Ferrari 458—... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 16 2014]
The Secret NYC Graveyard Where Ships Go to Die [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 16 2014]
A Bunch of War Buffs Just Dropped $10M on an Ar... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 16 2014]
Watch Test Pilots Push the New Boeing Jet to Te... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 15 2014]
This Immaculately Restored British Roadster Is ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 14 2014]
The Brilliant Machine That Could Finally Fix Ai... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 14 2014]
Auto Racing Was Wildly Dangerous in the ’30s—An... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 11 2014]
How Engineers Will Make the Costa Concordia Flo... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 11 2014]
Why Pilots Hate the Idea of Cameras Watching Th... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 10 2014]
The TSA’s Ban on Uncharged Cellphones Isn’t as ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 10 2014]
The Enormous Ship That Submerges Itself to Carr... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 08 2014]
Now’s Your Chance to Snag Your Very Own Harrier... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 08 2014]
How Today’s F1 Cars Are So Amazingly Safe (And ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 07 2014]
The Great American Road Trip Has Gone Electric [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 04 2014]
The Jet With a 17-Ton Telescope That NASA Uses ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 03 2014]
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Can Letting Trucks Drive Faster Make Roads Safer? [Published Wired Autopia - 7 hours ago]
The UK expects to save lives and money by letting trucks drive at 50 mph instead of 40 mph on some highways. ...
Volvo’s New SUV Stops You From Making Risky Lef... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 24 2014]
Volvo's new XC90 SUV automatically applies the brakes if the driver turns in front of an oncoming car. ...
Tomorrow’s Fastest Cars Could Be Covered in Mor... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 24 2014]
Researchers at MIT have created a ball with a customizable surface texture through the science of wrinkling. ...
GM Made This Bizarre 20-Foot-Tall Vehicle to Pr... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 24 2014]
In 1940, General Motors wanted to wow the American public with its vision of the future. To showcase those ideas, it designed one of the strangest automobiles you’ll ever see. The GM Futurliner resembles an RV. It weighs 30,000 pounds, has a top speed ...
This Record-Breaking Electric Plane Stomps a Ga... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 23 2014]
Chip Yates built an electric plane that can keep up with its gas-powered counterparts. ...
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