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The 4x4 helicopter

100 votes | submitted 2010-07-15 15:59:06 by diggerappin | 2 comments

Yes, the helicopter!

The 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Is A 'Rocket' (Video)

306 votes | submitted 2010-07-15 01:04:35 by scarlettmadi | 21 comments

General Volt Comes with 8-year/100,000-mile Warranty

348 votes | submitted 2010-07-14 21:52:16 by jerryjamesstone | 58 comments

General Motors Vice Chairman Tom Stephens announced the the lithium ion battery pack for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt would be warranted for eight years or 100,000 miles. Since the beginning of the program, it has been GM's intention to develop the battery pack to last for the life of the vehicle.

Ferrari Unveils 458 Challenge

341 votes | submitted 2010-07-14 20:59:41 by hackiewackie | 40 comments

Following the 458 Italia's debut last fall, Ferrari has unveiled its latest track creation, the race ready 458 Challenge.

Sudden Acceleration = Dumb Drivers, Not Flawed Toyotas

737 votes | submitted 2010-07-13 21:28:49 by oboy | 157 comments

Despite ominous news reports of cars careening out of control, there's no substitute for data. And now it looks like many reported cases of so-called "sudden acceleration" in Toyotas are actually due to driver error. That's the preliminary conclusion coming from investigators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Top 5 Technologies Coming to Your Car (Soon)

480 votes | submitted 2010-07-13 10:10:31 by chris1234 | 102 comments

Love it or love to hate it, technology is at the heart of the modern car, and it’s constantly evolving. Enthusiasts have a tendency to cringe whenever the latest computer-assisted driving aid is released, thinking that before we know it we’ll be living in some kind of twisted science-fiction movie.

Bill Gates Invests in Opposing-Piston Engine [Video]

456 votes | submitted 2010-07-13 09:45:12 by absolutelytrue | 51 comments

EcoMotors International, a firm that is researching and developing unique opposed piston-opposed cylinder engine technology, or Opoc, has recently received a financial boost from Microsoft chairman Bill Gates and investor Vinod Khosla.

Mini Announces Official Specs For Countryman (With PICS)

0 votes | submitted 2010-07-12 17:41:20 by deafbeat | 0 comments

With its September on-sale date quickly approaching, MINI has released official specifications for its Countryman soft-roader. The Countryman made its world debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

Teen Steals MetroBus and Picks Up Passengers For a Joy Ride

344 votes | submitted 2010-07-12 03:42:16 by laurenelder | 33 comments

(July 11) -- Police in Washington, D.C., said Sunday they are trying to determine how a teenage impostor managed to take a city bus for a joy ride, picking up passengers before he crashed the vehicle into a tree.n

Top 10: Car Repairs You Shouldn't Pay For

608 votes | submitted 2010-07-11 20:18:32 by THR | 218 comments

Should your car be out of warranty, take a few minutes and learn how to fix some of these simple things yourself.

PT Cruiser, retro hit, symbolized Chrysler's fall

320 votes | submitted 2010-07-10 21:40:59 by namslam | 85 comments

A decade ago, the PT Cruiser roared onto the road with trendsetting looks and Al Capone swagger. In a sea of bland Honda Civics and Toyota Camrys, it was a retro hit. Chrysler could barely keep up with demand.

Toyota + Tesla = A Major Focus on Alternative Fuels

379 votes | submitted 2010-07-10 15:22:20 by beshirthappy | 24 comments

Toyota's recent $50 million investment in electric-car start-up Tesla Motors is just the first such partnership the world's largest automaker is pursuing, company President Akio Toyoda said. "Collaboration with other partners is an important part of the future of Toyota," he said. The companies are jointly developing an electric car prototype.

I Feel Safe Now (PIC)

1775 votes | submitted 2010-07-10 15:06:32 by diggtwoface | 88 comments

Tallahassee & Columbus have been spotted in real life...

How Truth About Motorcycle Helmets Got A Journalist Fired

494 votes | submitted 2010-07-09 02:47:30 by mklopez | 82 comments

Dexter Ford was a three-decades-long veteran of Motorcyclist, a motorcycle enthusiast magazine, until he was fired in September. Now, recently-revealed email exchanges indicate he was canned after a motorcycle helmet story he wrote for The New York Times angered advertisers.

Top Ten College Cars

481 votes | submitted 2010-07-08 22:24:44 by mikek814 | 175 comments

So what exactly makes a car a "college car?" First off, it does not necessarily have to be in the hall of fame as a driver's car. In fact, some of these could be the worst driver's cars possible. A college car has to be affordable, because the stereotypical non Ivy League student is supposed to be...

First Images Of 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class AMG Leaked

1 votes | submitted 2010-07-08 09:00:11 by zonlyone | 0 comments

Today, the first images of the upcoming 2011 CL63 and CL65 AMG models have leaked, and one of them is sporting a twin-turbo V-8.

Citroen Survolt headed to Le Mans [PICS]

268 votes | submitted 2010-07-07 18:00:58 by deafbeat | 32 comments

Citroen's Survolt electric sports car will make its track debut later this year at Le Mans. The Survolt made its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

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