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After several years studying abroad, the Ford Ranger is finally coming home to the States, more capable and more refined than ever. This isn't just a rehash of the same old formula. Ford is bringing the midsize Ranger sold in the rest of the world since 2011 to us. Since the return was announced last year, there's been a ton of speculation about the truck. Well, here it is in all its glory. (Meanwhile, we couldn't wait for the new Ford Ranger, so we went to New Zealand to drive one.)

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It may be a cartoon, but there are laws of physics to the Cars universe.

Cars is what happens when a bunch of gearheads decide to make an animated movie.

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Roborace unveiled its autonomous racecar at the 2017 Mobile World Congress.

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Hövding is a Swedish made wearable airbag for cyclists.

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Mercedes-Benz announced a new commercial concept for future delivery vans.

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Modobag is the motorized rideable carry-on

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Allegedly, that is. The cars were taken less than a day after Walker's death.

30 cars were stolen within 24 hours of the star's death.

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Android Auto will soon run entirely on your phone while offering the same features as if it were connected to your dash.

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The automaker plans to develop "predictive, contextual, and intuitive services" that aim to making the technology you use while driving less intrusive.

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Police in Connecticut are trying to teach forgetful drivers a lesson by grabbing any valuables they can see out of unlocked cars.

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About 200 cars were swamped by a mudslide in the mountains and desert north of Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.

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The upcoming Chinese children's film The Autobots liberally borrows elements from Pixar's Cars and a few other franchises. While its producers claim it's original... well, it clearly isn't.

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CARS set out to kill two birds with one stone: jumpstart slow automobile sales and get a large number of older cars off the road.

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There's nothing like taking a drive with the perfect song playing that matches the mood and moment. When the rhythms sync up with the undulating road, the whole experience gets just a little bit better. Danish jazz-fusion band Elektrojazz understands the connection between music and driving, and it has a new album called Cars with each track inspired by a specific vehicle of the 1970s. The era might be known for some real clunkers, but you don't have to look too hard to find classics from the gr

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It's official, folks. Well, sorta. Disney and Pixar are planning a third installment of the mega-successful Cars movie franchise. The news comes courtesy of Disney Company head Bob Iger, speaking at the company's shareholder's meeting last week, and via Twitter.

Ice several inches thick rained down on cars and trees

This scary video was taken in Plano, Texas, where warming weather caused thick ice sheets deposited by a winter storm to slide from the roof of an apartment complex Sunday.

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According to a Brookings evaluation of the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), more commonly known as Cash for Clunkers, the $2.85-billion program cost taxpayers $1.4 million for each of the 3,676 jobs created by it from June to December 2009. The White House reportedly estimated that the program would create 70,000 jobs. Additionally, the evaluation states that more effective alternative fiscal stimulus policies could have been implemented instead of CARS.

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Cars are becoming less and less of a disposable item, according to a report from The Detroit Free Press. The average age of the 247 million cars and trucks in the US fleet is now up to 11.4 years, an increase of two full years since 2007 and 0.2 years since 2012. The newspaper spoke with Mark Seng, vice president of industry research firm Polk, who cited consumers' desire to avoid monthly payments and the ever-improving quality of mainstream cars and trucks as reasons for the increased age.

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Ten drivers competed for the title

Clear as many cars as possible. That was the simple goal at the 2012 Car Jumping Championships. Competitors were also judged on their elevation and, more subjectively, the applause from the crowd of several hundred spectators.

One shade leads for 2nd straight year, but it's dominance may be fading

White remains the most popular color choice for car shoppers across the globe for the second straight year, according to an annual survey released Wednesday. But its stay at the top may be ending soon.