Folding bikes are a compromise. They’re a breeze to store in a studio apartment or at an office. They’re easy to take on public transportation, and you don’t have to leave them outside and trust your U-lock will deter thieves. For all that versatility, the ride quality typically suffers—tiny wheels and uneven weight distribution make […] The post The Urban Bike You Fold Up With a Kick of Your Leg appeared first on WIRED.
The Dodge Durango, Dodge Journey and JeepA Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel were each named winners in this year's Active Lifestyle Vehicle awards. More than 100 athletes and outdoor enthusiasts from around the country who participate in sports, such as marathon running, bicycling, soccer and kayaking, evaluated and judged new vehicles in the 10 award categories in this unique competition.
What It Is: Ford's Explorer three-row crossover, caught wearing camo over its refreshed-for-2016 nose and tuchus. Why It Matters: Nearly every other crossover and SUV in Ford's lineup has been significantly redesigned or updated since 2013 - see Escape , Edge , and Expedition - and now it's the Explorer's turn.
Lufthansa Systems is testing a plastic screen that goes in front of whatever the passenger's watching, allowing airlines to circumvent a cumbersome testing process. The post This Seat-Back Screen Lets Airlines Swap in the Latest Tablet Tech appeared first on WIRED.
Oct. 20--When people ask Chris Bellios what he drives, he says it's a Toyota -- a black one. "The stigma that goes with owning a Prius is palpable," said Bellios, 43, a Vernon Hills resident who loves his Prius so much he's owned two.
A standing ovation welcomes Sen. Sherrod Brown in to a rally to support keeping the Jeep Wrangler production in Toledo on Monday at the UAW Local 12 Hall. THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT A number of local and federal officials made an impassioned case today that Toledo must work together to convince Chrysler Group LLC to continue building the Jeep Wrangler here well into the future.
It looks like it might be time to bid farewell to the V8 rumble from the Chrysler 300 SRT at least if you live in North America. The reported change comes as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reshuffles its ranks with the Dodge brand, re-absorbing SRT and building its muscular reputation with the Challenger and Charger Hellcat models.
Not only do response times matter way less than we think they do, focusing on getting to those in need at full speed can make things worse. The post Hey Dubai: A 160 MPH Ambulance May Not Be a Great Idea appeared first on WIRED.
With a new owner and a pile of money to spend, Volvo's showing off new cars, engines, and safety technologies that make Sweden sound like the new Silicon Valley. The post Volvo Bets Its Future on Small, Turbocharged Engines appeared first on WIRED.
Bruges-based De Halve Maan brewery is building an underground pipeline to move beer from its brewery in the city center to its bottling facility a few miles away. It makes a lot of sense practically speaking, but let’s be honest: Most people are probably concerned with how they can sneakily drill into the ground and […] The post Here’s How You Build a Beer Pipeline Across a Medieval City appeared first on WIRED.