Publication: Wired Autopia

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Airplanes Don’t Spread Disease Nearly as Much as You Think

The air in airplanes is way fresher than you may think, and it’s constantly being scrubbed by high quality filters. ... [Published Wired Autopia - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Climb Into the Mini-Sub Navy SEALs Use to Bring Death From Below

Here’s the scenario: After suiting up with diving knives and silenced assault rifles, a team of three Navy SEALs on a submarine prepare to head to shore for a sneak attack. They put on their scuba gear and climb into a vessel that shaped like a torpedo ... [Published Wired Autopia - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Go Inside the Lab Where GM Tears Apart Its Competitors’ Cars

Most General Motors workers spend their days making cars (or recalling them for repairs). Not the 100 or so employees who work in a giant room affectionately known as the Teardown Lab. Their job is to slowly and carefully rip apart cars produced by the ... [Published Wired Autopia - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

F1 Tech Is About to Make Buses Way More Efficient

A technology developed for F1 cars is being used to make buses more fuel efficient. ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Marines’ Self-Flying Chopper Survives a Three-Year Tour

Back in 2010, the Navy decided it could use a self-flying helicopter, to take over dangerous missions delivering cargo to Marine Corps stations in Afghanistan. The work is usually done by human-driven ground vehicles that are susceptible to improvised ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

How Dodge Packed a Ridiculous 707 HP Into the Hellcat Without Destroying It

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is the most powerful production car a major American automaker has ever produced. The supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V8 engine delivers a ludicrous 707 horsepower. To put that in perspective, an Oshkosh M1070A1 heavy ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Cadillac’s New Wireless Charging Probably Won’t Work on Your Phone

Now that Cadillac is putting 4G LTE in its cars, it makes sense to offer an equally advanced phone charging solution, one that doesn’t depend on wires that get tangled and in the way. So GM’s luxury arm announced Monday that its customers will soon be ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: 4G, Luxury, Acquisition
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Iconic WWI Vehicle That Paved the Way for Modern Cars

World War I was shaped by new vehicles—planes, cars, tanks, zeppelins—that fundamentally changed warfare. The conflict also pushed the development of those technologies and put them through some of the toughest tests imaginable, either proving their worth ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: World War I
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bizarre Three-Wheeled Roadster Combines Tech, Power, and Insanity

At a time when our cars are starting to drive themselves and manual transmissions are going extinct, it can be tough to find an unbridled driving experience that leaves you shrieking with fear and delight. One way to get that? Drop one wheel, attach what’s ... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

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 - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: United Kingdom
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 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

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]

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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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How Dodge Packed a Ridiculous 707 HP Into the H... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 29 2014]
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Bizarre Three-Wheeled Roadster Combines Tech, P... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 28 2014]
Can Letting Trucks Drive Faster Make Roads Safer? [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 25 2014]
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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]
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The Brilliant Machine That Could Finally Fix Ai... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 14 2014]
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Airplanes Don’t Spread Disease Nearly as Much a... [Published Wired Autopia - 1 hour ago]
The air in airplanes is way fresher than you may think, and it’s constantly being scrubbed by high quality filters. ...
Climb Into the Mini-Sub Navy SEALs Use to Bring... [Published Wired Autopia - 1 hour ago]
Here’s the scenario: After suiting up with diving knives and silenced assault rifles, a team of three Navy SEALs on a submarine prepare to head to shore for a sneak attack. They put on their scuba gear and climb into a vessel that shaped like a torpedo ...
Go Inside the Lab Where GM Tears Apart Its Comp... [Published Wired Autopia - 18 hours ago]
Most General Motors workers spend their days making cars (or recalling them for repairs). Not the 100 or so employees who work in a giant room affectionately known as the Teardown Lab. Their job is to slowly and carefully rip apart cars produced by the ...
F1 Tech Is About to Make Buses Way More Efficient [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 31 2014]
A technology developed for F1 cars is being used to make buses more fuel efficient. ...
The Marines’ Self-Flying Chopper Survives a Thr... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 30 2014]
Back in 2010, the Navy decided it could use a self-flying helicopter, to take over dangerous missions delivering cargo to Marine Corps stations in Afghanistan. The work is usually done by human-driven ground vehicles that are susceptible to improvised ...
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