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Hyundai and Kia completely rethink the EV drive unit with Uni Wheel idea

It moves the reduction gear and CV joint to the wheel hub. Enlarge / This image shows the Uni Wheel concept in three different stages of articulation. (credit: Hyundai) We like weird new engineering ideas here at Ars, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaDec 1st, 2023

Hyundai Ioniq 7 EV slated for name change to Ioniq 9

The kid hauler follows in the footsteps of Kia's EV9 with which it shares the same electric architecture......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

I can’t wait for ARM-based gaming laptops

It might sound ridiculous, but the idea of ARM-based gaming laptops isn't as far-fetched as it might sound......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

"The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin" review: As wickedly fun as its title

Noel Fielding brings "The Mighty Boosh" energy to the tales of England's famous 18th century highwayman in this Apple TV+ series. "Stand and deliver! Please?"If you've come here for a historical account of the adventures of England's notorious.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago

A 5-year subscription to this secure VPN is on sale for 86% off

A five-year subscription to AdGuard VPN is on sale for £39.57, saving you 86% on list price. TL;DR: A five-year subscription to AdGuard VPN is on sale for £39.57, saving you 86% on list price.Unless you're living completely off the grid,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago

Inventory surge, hybrids lift Toyota, Honda sales; Hyundai rebounds; Kia slips again

The U.S. new-vehicle market is expected to expand 5.6 to 6.3 percent in February, helped by growing inventories and higher discounts, analysts say, even as affordability concerns and elevated interest rates still weigh on buyers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

A new type of metallacrown ether based on polyoxometalate opens research opportunities

Crown ethers were discovered in 1967. They were then modified by adding a metal-containing unit, creating metallacrown ethers. These metallacrown ethers have been the subject of intensive research. Depending on the molecular makeup of the metallacrow.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Nvidia is reportedly ‘worried that it’s missing the boat’

Nvidia has completely neglected the gaming handheld market, which is where AMD absolutely dominates -- but that might not be the case for long......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Hybrids boost Toyota sales; Hyundai rebounds; Kia slips again

The U.S. new-vehicle market is expected to expand 5.6 to 6.3 percent in February, helped by growing inventories and higher discounts, analysts say, even as affordability concerns and elevated interest rates still weigh on buyers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Hyundai sales rebound in February, Kia slips again

The U.S. new-vehicle market is expected to expand 5.6 to 6.3 percent in February, helped by growing inventories and higher discounts, analysts say, even as affordability concerns and elevated interest rates still weigh on buyers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Parents, wealth, race drive girls" chances to play sports

The likelihood that a girl will participate in high school sports in the United States is driven not so much by individual choice, new research suggests. Instead, decisions made by parents, the wealth of one's family and community, and racial dynamic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

A bright idea for recycling rare-earth phosphors from used fluorescent bulbs

Recycling facilities collect glass and mercury from thrown-away fluorescent bulbs, but discarded lighting could also supply rare-earth metals for reuse. The 17 metals referred to as rare earths aren't all widely available and aren't easily extracted.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

When the music changes, so does the dance: Controlling cooperative electronic states in kagome metals

Playing a different soundtrack is, physically speaking, only a minute change of the vibration spectrum, yet its impact on a dance floor is dramatic. People long for this tiny trigger, and as a salsa changes to a tango completely different collective.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Amazon, Hyundai partnership causing concern among dealers, survey says

U.S. dealers have mixed feelings about how the partnership between Hyundai Motor and Amazon will affect the industry, according to results from Automotive News' 2024 Dealer Outlook Survey......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Scientists create new idea on how to hack a warming planet: drying the upper atmosphere

Government scientists have cooked up a new concept for how to potentially cool an overheating Earth: Fiddle with the upper atmosphere to make it a bit drier......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

NYT: Apple held talks with Elon Musk about buying Tesla, planned to use Siri instead of a steering wheel for Apple Car

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that the Apple Car project is officially dead after more than a decade of work. In a new story today, The New York Times shares additional details on the turmoil inside the Project Titan team, based on conversations with.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

"Vision Zero" road safety projects in Seattle found unlikely to have negative impacts on local business sales

Seattle is routinely listed as one of the most walkable and bike-friendly cities in the nation. The city government has committed to Vision Zero, which aims to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries completely by 2030 and embarked on a slew of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

A black hole discovery could force us to rethink how galaxies came to be

Peering deep into the infancy of the universe, the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) recently confirmed the discovery of the brightest and fastest growing quasar. Quasars are luminous objects in the night sky powered by gas f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Stellantis to recall 338,238 Jeep Grand Cherokees in U.S.

NHTSA said the vehicle's upper control arm ball joint and steering knuckle might separate and cause the wheel to fall outward......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Smallish car, biggish price—we try out the 2024 BMW X2 M35i

We drive the new Sports Activity Coupe, but there's no EV version for the US market. Enlarge / BMW calls the X2 a Sport Activity Coupe. (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) BMW provided flights from Washington to Lisbon and accom.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

GM 2024 strategy: Chevy Bolt revival shows commitment to affordable EVs

In an interview for the "Daily Drive" podcast, GM CFO Paul Jacobson discussed EVs, China and relaunching Cruise......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024