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Uber's self-driving tests in SF end after the DMV steps in

The Department of Motor Vehicles revoked registrations for the self-driving cars.

Well, that was fast.

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Zipcar tests pay-per-mile pricing system for short trips

The car-sharing company is looking into a cheaper option for those quick errands.

Want a Zipcar for just a few miles? It's possible in some test markets in the US.

Hyperloop One shows off its high-speed propulsion system

Yes, that's fast.

The first public test of Hyperloop One's upcoming pod-based transportation system took place in Nevada today.

Motorsports
Ferrari shines, Mercedes endures in F1's first test session of 2015

The teams gathered this week in Spain for the first test session of the year, giving us an early glimpse at what we might expect from the 2015 Formula One World Championship.

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Toyota expanding Aichi's test EV infrastructure in Japan

OK, now we're really confused. In the US, Toyota has been telling anyone who cares to listen that the future of advanced-powertrain technology is hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, not electric ones. In China, a Toyota joint venture is Danny King

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Porsche Macan fails moose test, Stuttgart responds

Different countries have different safety standards, but most of them revolve around a similar set of tests: front impact, side impact, offset impact, rollover... the usual. But Sweden has its own test. It's called the Moose Test (or the Elk Test), and it's unique to Scandinavia: a car has to be able to avoid a theoretical antlered mammal on the road while traveling at 43.5 miles per hour and return to its previous course without flipping ov

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Behold the coolest yet most terrifying crash test video ever

Whatever you may have to say about US foreign policy, the bottom line is that there are American embassies and consulates in places around the world that aren't necessarily friendly towards America. That's how we end up with State Department facilities in far-flung locations getting attacked. Some of those attacks can be thwarted through good intelligence, effective security and maybe an eagle-eyed sniper or two on the roof, but it takes someth

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Formula E holds full-scale simulation EV race at Donington

It's coming down to the line. After months if not years of preparation, the inaugural Formula E championship will kick off in just over a month from now with the world's first all-electric formula race in Beijing. But before the series can get there, it needs to practice.

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More than 50% of NY drivers fail basic road test

A new analysis of data from New York State has revealed that less than half of those who took a driving test in New York City last year passed the on-road exam. According to the New York Daily News, a total of 46 percent of the 181,196 individuals who took the basic road test in 2

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'Real world' electric vehicle test easily beats EPA ratings

Some Republicans decry what they say are the liberal leanings of the federal government, but when it comes to rating the single-charge range of electric vehicles, the feds' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is decidedly conservative.

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Official
Austin homeowners work with GM, OnStar on Volt-testing project

With the slogan "Keep Austin Weird," the Texas capital has long prided itself on thinking a little different than the rest of the state, let alone the country.

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GM will launch Volt demonstration fleet in China this month

There's nothing like the world's most populous country to jump-start lagging vehicle sales.

Review
Fighter Jet Ejection Seat Test [VIDEO]

From Top Gun to James Bond, Hollywood's dramatic use of the ejector seat has been with us for decades. But, if you ask us, all the special effects in Michael Bay's edit suite can't amass the awe of the real thing.

Williams, Sauber give emerging talents their shot at the big leagues

A growing array of F1 teams have been developing young driver programs over the past few years. BMW ranked high among them while competing in the top-tier racing series, but in its absence, the teams it partnered with have picked up the proverbial mantle.

Statement on Ferrari website lashes out against Toro Rosso "indiscretion"

Sour grapes much? Both of Italy's Formula One teams had to switch drivers mid-season during the year: Scuderia Toro Rosso (because Sebastien Bourdais wasn't working out) and Scuderia Ferrari (due to Felipe Massa injury). However, due to the comprehensive ban on in-season testing, neither could put their replacements into the cockpits of their F1 cars until the following grand prix weekend. So

Review: 2009 Infiniti FX50 AWD

Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2009 Infiniti FX50 AWD

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