BLACK+DECKER AutoSense Drill Wins Popular Science 2014 Grand Award

AutoSense Drill wins award for breakthrough technology.

Exactly six months after being launched, BLACK+DECKER’s 20V MAX* Lithium Cordless Drill with AutoSense Technology has won the Grand Award for the Home category in Popular Science’s 2014 Best of What’s New Awards.

Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products in search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year; breakthrough products and technologies that represent a significant leap in their categories. The 20V MAX* Lithium Cordless Drill with AutoSense Technology is a drill designed to intuitively understand when to stop screws that are flush with the work surface.

“We are extremely excited to have the AutoSense Drill win Popular Science’s Grand Award in the Home category,” said Allison Nicolaidis, President of BLACK+DECKER. “BLACK+DECKER designs quality products for the home that make life easy. The AutoSense Drill exemplifies the BLACK+DECKER brand values: Honest.Intuitive.Involved.Thoughtful. With steep competition for this prestigious award, it is an honor to be included.”

Price: $79.99

Model #: BDCDE120C

Retail Availability: Currently available at Home Depot, Walmart, Lowe’s,,,, and

*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.

Warranty: Two-year limited warranty;