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It's the company's first foray into electrics — a sporty hatchback A3 — and it's coming to the U.S. early next year.
Connecting New England to the Pacific Northwest, U.S. Route 20 offers an intriguing transcontinental journey to those traveling by car.
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Yes, you can cycle safely (without flashing anyone) in a dress or skirt.
If that headline surprises you, it shouldn't. Rail options are growing, and the American commuters who've tried mass transit love it.
That $2,500 low-mileage Corvette needing 'minor work'? It may not exist. Here's how to tell if a deal is legitimate.
Audi and Volvo will roll out luxury electric cars in the U.S. market early next year. Both companies admire Tesla's strategy, but can they match the Model S as objects of desire?
Designed in 1927, this thoroughly modern interpretation of what a filling station could be lay dormant for more than 80 years. But now it's finally been built — as part of a Buffalo museum.
'Road coffee' isn't just for truckers anymore. The new frontier for driver distraction is an in-car 12-volt espresso maker.
The Eco-Marathon brings together the best and the brightest students from high school to college to create the most efficient cars that run on gas, solar, electricity and other fuel sources.
A free-spirited robot named hitchBOT is depending on the kindness of strangers as he travels across Canada this summer, posting selfies as he goes.
Vapor trails left by aircraft can be significantly reduced by adding a negligible distance to the length of flights, say researchers.
The CEO of Tesla Motors says he might build a flying car 'just for fun' and a car that turns into a boat because, well, why not?
It sounds radical, but Musk went open-source at his other company, SpaceX, years ago. The aim here is to increase the appeal of electric cars in the marketplace, and get more of them on the road fighting climate change.
The casino magnate set out to own the world's largest car collection and succeeded, with more than 1,400 collector vehicles — many one-of-a-kind — before his untimely death. Come take a tour with me.
Also in the cops' motor pool are McLarens, Astons and Lamborghinis.
New York Times contributor blogs about cars and other interesting ways of getting around.
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