New Mars rover gets high-tech paint job for harsh conditions on Mars

John Campanella does all kinds of custom paint jobs in his spare time, airbrushing designs on cars, semis, motorcycles, and guitars. But by day, he works in the paint shop of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, applying paint to components for Pathfinder, Juno, Cassini, and Deep Impact, among other NASA missions. “I think my paint is […]

Rover is an autonomous golf caddie

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Videos,Autoblog Minute,Original Video The perfect caddie for loners. Continue reading Rover is an autonomous golf caddie Rover is an autonomous golf caddie originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 18:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

Jaguar Land Rover Now Retrofitting Vintage Rides With Modern Infotainment

Few things look more out of place inside a classic automobile than a period-incorrect head unit. It draws the eye like a pimple on a nose. Fortunately, Jaguar Land Rover is now offering a new range of infotainment systems that pair modern functionality with “discreet and harmonious styling.” It’s the coolest idea since Porsche’s Classic Radio […]

Mars Opportunity rover will have 45 days to phone home

As a planet-wide dust storm enveloped Mars, many were concerned about the fate of the Opportunity rover. After all, Opportunity is dependent on solar panels; the opacity of the dust storm meant that she wasn’t getting enough light to stay powered. The team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory last heard from Opportunity on June 10th. […]

Going to the Dogs: Land Rover Launches New Range of ‘Premium Pet Packs’

The benign mental illness that is pet ownership leaves those affected by it perpetually concerned with the well-being of non-human animals. Creatures are fed, groomed, and spoken to in pleasant tones as frequently as possible to ensure their existence is as stress free and safe as possible. Knowing that pets cannot reside in your lap […]

Jaguar Land Rover opening its first U.S.-based classic center in Georgia

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Jaguar,Land Rover,Convertible,Coupe,Sedan,SUV,Classics,Luxury,Off-Road,Performance Facility to provide sales, service, and restoration of vintage vehicles. Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover opening its first U.S.-based classic center in Georgia Jaguar Land Rover opening its first U.S.-based classic center in Georgia originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 19 Aug 2018 11:55:00 EDT. Please […]

Got $360K burning a hole in your pocket? Check out the Range Rover SV Coupe

Eric Bangeman CHICAGO—When you think of Land Rover, what comes to mind? For me, it’s two things: ancient off-roaders trekking about the African savannah in the nature documentaries of my youth, and modern, well-appointed luxury SUVs. Nearly 50 years later, Land Rover is trying to meld the two worlds with a large, two-door SUV that […]

Lost Opportunity?: NASA rover threatened by intense Martian dust storm

Fears for NASA’s Opportunity rover are growing after engineers lost contact with Mars’ oldest mechanical explorer during a raging dust storm. NASA confirmed that Opportunity’s subsystems had been knocked off as the Martian storm, which is enveloping the Red Planet and blocking out the sun, continues to intensify. Solar power is essential for the rover […]

Mars Curiosity rover detects ingredients for life

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