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The big drive will likely occur in 2016 in the Kalahari Desert, but only after 6,600 tons of pebbles have been removed from the test strip.
From the brink of bankruptcy, auto manufacturing is back, with more than 300,000 direct jobs and 6 times more in support.
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The '16 MX-5 is aggressive, but lighter and likely more fuel-efficient. Competition may be coming, too.
You bet they do, and the design hasn't changed much since the 1930s.
Despite $2 a gallon gas, automakers are still going green, and the popularity of the gas-electric range extender format is just one example.
It's happening faster than we thought. Automakers like Volvo, VW, BMW, Audi and Mercedes are going full speed ahead, aiming for autonomous cars on the road by 2025.
You swap the batteries instead of charging them. It's a model that has failed before but makes sense here.
From electroluminescent paint to license plate masking, movie magic gets real in director Louie Psihoyos' new thriller.
The huge Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is increasingly a showplace for such cool tech as self-driving cars, state-of-the-art auto infotainment and safety innovations.
It's the cutest little thing, that Google car. And it might just change how we think about cities.
The classic auto market has been going crazy, but here are some affordable choices that you can actually drive every day.
Is this the start of a trend in which automakers make money retrofitting older cars?
There are all sorts of creative (and better) ways of finding your lost stuff these days.
For 20 years, the Sunday paper was a beacon — with new car reviews, classics, techie stuff, history, human interest stories and much more.
The key question isn't why Tesla stock dipped below $200, but why GM and Ford are at $30 and $14.
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