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The 2025 Infiniti QX80 has cool new audio feature that isolates your phone calls AIM_EP3_Image_Headrest.jpg

The 2025 Infiniti QX80 has cool new audio feature that isolates your phone calls 

Infiniti just debuted an all-new version of its full-size SUV, the QX80, with big changes. Not only is it taller, wider, and longer than the previous generation, it’s equipped with a new engine. The 2025 QX80 boasts more power and efficiency with a 450-hp twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission, replacing […]

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Three-quarters of pedestrian deaths happen after dark. This technology can help change that.magna_night_vision_technology.jpg

Three-quarters of pedestrian deaths happen after dark. This technology can help change that.

Pedestrian deaths by car surged 19 percent from 2019 to 2022. And according to AAA, three-quarters of all pedestrian fatalities occur after dark. Automotive technology supplier Magna is actively trying to change that, with thermal technology installed on 1.2 million vehicles and counting.   Originally named “Night Vision” and introduced on the 2005 BMW 7 Series,

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Tesla patented self-cleaning tech for its robotaxis that don’t exist yetDepositphotos_61615773_L.jpg

Tesla patented self-cleaning tech for its robotaxis that don’t exist yet

Full Self-Driving technology still doesn’t live up to its name for Tesla owners, but Elon Musk’s company is committed to plowing forward with its next plans. Musk has already promised to reveal its long-rumored Tesla robotaxi on August 8 (although audiences may want to take that date with a grain of salt). But if Tesla’s

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People are buffing Cybertrucks into dangerous mirrors on wheels

A customized Cybertruck on sale for $149,999 recently earned headlines after being polished to resemble a funhouse mirror on wheels. Questions still linger about its road safety (and whether or not it violates Tesla’s resell policies) but the man who shined the EV into semi-invisibility confirms the “marketing tactic” has paid off, and more eye-straining

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The McLaren Artura Spider experience: Power up, top downMcLaren_Artura_Spider-Monaco-048.jpg

The McLaren Artura Spider experience: Power up, top down

We’ve already track-tested the twin-turbocharged V6 hybrid McLaren Artura at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and ripped flat-out in one across the wilds of Idaho at 200 mph in one, so what’s the next act for McLaren’s second-generation super sports car? A power up and the top down, that’s what. McLaren invited Popular Science to tour

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Maserati’s new all-electric boat is capable of 600 horsepower

Italian automaker Maserati disproves the fallacy that electric boats are slow and too heavy to float with one of its newest collaborations. The Tridente, a 34-foot all-electric powerboat that carries eight passengers, is both fast and buoyant. Maserati’s Tridente is a tender, which is another name for a smaller craft that runs back and forth

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Getting muddy in the 2025 Aston Martin DBX707 Aston_Martin_DBX707-muddy.jpg

Getting muddy in the 2025 Aston Martin DBX707 

Slithering through the muck at the off-road driving course for the Gleneagles resort in Dunblane, Scotland, the 2025 Aston Martin DBX707 applied just the right amount of its 697 horsepower and 664 lb.-ft. of torque through its computer-controlled all-wheel drive system to confidently traverse the hilly fields and slippery stream crossings. Aston’s SUV is probably

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Dad builds a fantastical and functional wooden sci-fi car for kids

It’s brutally hot, so if you have the option to stay inside, consider keeping cool with a new three-hour montage of a devoted dad crafting absurdly intricate, functional wooden vehicles for his children. And if you want even more craftsmanship, Truong Van Dao has got you covered. The YouTuber has spent over four years documenting

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The engineer who went off-roading to help build Honda's most rugged vehicle1A_-_Credit_Paolo_Baraldi.jpg

The engineer who went off-roading to help build Honda’s most rugged vehicle

Liz Long, a chassis reliability test engineer at the Honda Auto Development Center in Ohio, started working for the company a decade ago. In 2018, Long was invited to collaborate on a Honda vehicle designated for an eight-day off-roading competition in California. In the process, she started dreaming about hitting the trails herself.   That collaboration

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