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A Great Scooter Alternative For Commuters

Electric-assist bicycles continue to enter the marketplace along with electric and extended-range electric vehicles. And while they can bring tears to a cyclist's wallet without any federal or state credits to lighten the financial wallop, riding them can be addictive.


A car that reminds us of the E-Type icon will help Jag's renaissance in the luxury segment

Jaguar Cars, left for the crows and buzzards by Ford a few years ago, is turning the corner like a race car driver with its wheels firmly planted on the asphalt. The latest sign: the utterly gorgeous F-Type coupe that the British company unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show.


Now, readers will help choose the Grand Prize winner

AOL Autos has named six finalists for its second annual Technology of the Year Award. The finalists, which will be voted on by readers, represent the latest innovations in car connectivity, active safety, fuel economy and telematics.


The sports car wins Automobile Magazine's Car of the Year, one accolade in many piling up

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette received the Automobile of the Year Award from Automobile Magazine, one of a handful of top accolades that any car can receive in a given year. I suspect there will be more for the Corvette. And despite the fact that most people will never drive or own this car, the sleek sports car matters a great deal to GM.


AOL Autos Editor David Kiley journeys to Germany and Belgium to find a lost uncle killed in battle 70 years ago

Estimates are that there are about 1,000 World War II veteran dying each day. When American commemorates the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Normandy invasion in 2014 and the anniversary of the end of the war in 2015, the ranks of those who survived the epic battles of the war will be thin. AOL Autos takes a drive into history in a Jeep Wrangler to reconnect with one of our fallen heroes who never made it beyond the age of twenty-four.


The Buick Roadmaster was an old fogey car, but I always give it respect when I see one drive by

How close are you to your car or truck? Has it ever literally saved your life?


That Mulally was seriously being considered says a great deal about Microsoft and Mulally.


The 2014 Cooper will come with a three-cylinder engine and the Cooper S will get a 2.0-liter four-cylinder, both with Mini's TwinPower turbochargers.


Ford Motor Company has announced the acquisition of Livio, a Ferndale, MI-based software development company best known for aftermarket in-car connectivity devices, but also as a supplier of technology for proprietary systems for automakers. Livio, co-founded by Sigal and Massimo Baldini, will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Global Technologies.


Say what you want about the Dodge Durango, but ever since it came on the scene in 1998, it has occupied its own niche in the SUV market – not too small, not too big, tough, able, not always the best on the road and not always the best off-road. If it were a football player, it would be a tight-end that can block and catch. If it were a hamburger – a double burger with cheese and bacon, but not the Whopper.


VW is supporting unionization of Tennessee plant against wishes of state politicians

A Volkswagen executive said the company's Chattanooga, Tenn., plant will likely build an all new crossover SUV for the company, even as conservative politicians bash the automaker for inviting the UAW to organize workers at the plant.


When New York City launched its Citi Bike bike share program last May, the complaints started flying. What else would we expect? New Yorkers are famous for their kvetching--this time about everything from bikes that don't go easily enough into their racks, to docking stations taking up too much space, and even the color of the bikes.


Some states raising speed limits for safety sake

How does driving 80 mph, legally, sound?


American car company Tesla is blowing away rational value estimates.

Tesla Motors is the the best performing stock in the world so far this year, up 410 percent, reports The Wall Street Journal.


Gone in the U.S. for 34 years, it is only now being discontinued in South America

It's been known as the Microbus. The Minibus. The Transporter Kombi. The Volkswagen Type 2. Owners of the much loved van also have their own names for a van that was an icon for a generation in the U.S. Whatever you want to call it, the last one is rolling off the assembly line in Brazil this month, marking the end of an era and passage of history.


Automaker has had a string of new product successes

For master investor Warren Buffett, Chevrolet and Cadillac are in and groceries are out.


The lower price tag and disruptive quality of Hyperloop will doom it

There are plenty of nay-sayers who are already shoveling dirt on Elon Musk's proposal that someone or some entity take up the design for a high-speed conveyance he is calling Hyperloop to create a 30-minute trip between San Francisco and Los Angeles.


Electric car company share price continues to defy gravity

Electric car maker Tesla reported a narrower loss for the second quarter on Wednesday, compared with a year ago, sparking an after-hours rally in its stock.


General Motors is cutting the price of its Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle by $5,000 for the 2014 model year in the hopes of driving sales higher, even though the company already loses money on every Volt it sells.


With the launch of the new BMW i3 electric vehicle comes a new era in which luxury and performance brands compete for credibility over who produces electric vehicles that deliver the most exciting driving and ownership experiences.


The "Peak Car" theory says U.S. citizens will buy fewer cars

Compared with the rest of the world, the U.S. has long been known as the gas guzzler country--the nation of the widest roads, largest vehicles and the least amount of reliable mass transit for the geography. That image could be changing, according to a new study that says driving in the U.S. has already peaked and will decline.

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