Vehicle Testing

California to allow human-less self-driving car testing
California to allow human-less self-driving car testing

Following a year of self-driving cars legally testing on public roads, California is ready to take things a step further by relaxing the rules surrounding testing. Soon, companies will be able to test their autonomous car prototypes on public roads without a driver, even as backup. That’s...Read More»

Porsche prototype testing, from the Porsche Facebook page
Porsche Creates Controversy With New Facebook Photo

Art students learn that good work is about contrast. Black and white, filigree and shadow, weight and airiness: look at your favorite paintings and photographs, and you'll find that most rely on some kind of tension. Porsche is pushing that tension in a new photo posted to its Facebook page -- and...Read More»

2010 Dodge Viper stability control testing platform for next-gen model
What Cars Would You Want As Long-Term Testers? #YouTellUs

Many outlets in the auto industry receive long-term test cars for evaluation. The end goal is to learn what it's like to live with a car for more than a week, just like a typical consumer. Learning what bits and pieces end up rattling over time, or how your elbow might rub the wrong way on a...Read More»

Volkswagen Transporter van thrown into the air
Volkswagen Torture Testing Its Vehicles: Video

Before the proliferation of electronic sensors and computer technology in the world of cars, engineers actually used to go out and beat the hell out of the cars they were testing--quite literally. BMX-style jumping ramps, old-fashioned door slamming and even a sledgehammer or two to a roof panel...Read More»

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