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Like The EPA, DOT Officials Chill Hope For Protections In Copyright Law

Independent researchers have uncovered major cyber-security weaknesses and emissions scams, but the government agencies that benefit most don't appreciate the help.


Double Wow!

Columnist Gary Witzenburg lives with the range-extender version of the BMW i3 for a while, and finds appeal in its quirky charms.


What Did You Expect?

Sure, it was a low-speed accident, but when a BMW 5 Series crashed into a Toyota Mirai, everything was okay.


All-Electric Conversion Made With Drivers In Mind

The Genovation GXE Corvette EV is ready to go for two laps at Nurburgring. Or for 150 miles in town.


Mercedes is working on a successor to the SLS along with a new 12-cylinder engine to power it.


North Carolina Company Is About To Start Building An All-Electric Truck For Real

EV Fleet talks about the progress that's happened with the Condor EV truck in the last year. Deliveries could start in February 2016.


Don't Call It An E-Bike, It's A Motorbicycle

The new 3kW concept from Juicer Electric Motorbicycles is designed to lure in partners, as well as customers.


Geely gives us an advance look at its upcoming new sport-utility vehicle, designed by former Volvo chief designer Peter Horbury, ahead of its upcoming debut.


NHTSA Official: Breach Is "First Example Of What's To Come"

A cyber-security gap that allowed for the remote hacking of a Jeep Cherokee has federal officials concerned.


Florida Official Says State Is Courting Autonomous Tech Companies

Since NASA's space-shuttle program ended four years ago, many of the hangars and buildings on the sprawling Kennedy Space Center launch site have gone unoccupied. Florida officials have a plan to change that.


OEMs Raise Concerns About Independent Researchers With Congress

Arguments over whether cyber-security researchers should have the right to experiment on cars may not end when the U.S. Copyright Office issues a key ruling expected later this month.


Driving The Very First Fruit Of A Revitalized Motorsports Legend

There is only one Porsche 911 GT3 Cup ANDIAL Edition on the planet, and its owner is standing patiently in the hot pits at Oklahoma's Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, watching attentively as his prized possession circles the challenging road course at speed.


We've inundated you with Chevrolet C7 Corvette Stingray information over the last couple of days (you're welcome), but until now the images of the car have been largely of the exterior, and completely static. We figured that the slightly less dense crowd of journalists around the Chevy stand on day two of our media coverage would make for a good opportunity to get some video. And, considering that the reconfigurable instrument cluster was brand-spanking new, we asked Corvette Interior Design Man


With the second-generation modern-era Beetle, Volkswagen set out to redefine its iconic model, not just with a new shape, but also with a plan to reach a new, more balanced buying demographic. According to the German automaker, the new generation has done just that, with the 2012 model selling to male buyers to the tune of 40 percent – 50 percent with the more powerful Turbo model. The previous-generation New Beetle finished out its long run with just 28-percent male ownership.


Back in 2009, the plug-in vehicle world was surprised to learn that Daimler had invested $50 million in Tesla Motors. What we didn't know at the time was that the money came deus ex machina style just before the EV startup reaper was about to knock. Turns out, Tesla's financial situation was much worse back then than anyone realized.


Add Ford to the list of automakers possibly sporting digital LCD gauges in their upcoming models. We noticed this digital cluster while riding in a Ford Escape Hybrid during a tech demo at Ford's Product Development Center. The demo didn't involve the digital gauges and the Ford spokesperson who we were riding with was unable to provide more information when questioned about the display. We reached out to Ford, who said that this was a test vehicle and would not confirm if the digital cluster


According to an Autoblog source, Dodge will abandon the Durango nameplate for the model's replacement due for 2012. In place of that two-generation designator, Chrysler is exhuming the Magnum nameplate, a moniker used on the low-slung wagon built on Chrysler's LX platform up until 2008. The new Magnum is expected to be built atop the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee chassis (itself riding on Mercedes-Benz-derived architecture) and skew more toward the crossover segment than the previous rough-and-ready

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