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The Best New Tall Buildings On The Planet

They declared four regional winners, as well as several finalists. An overall winner will announced on November 6.<p>The qualities they're looking for are a strong sustainability commitment, adding to the urban environment, and challenging the traditional perceptions of tall buildings.<p>The Council …

GM reveals 625-horsepower Corvette Z06

On the same day that the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was named North American Car of the Year at the Detroit auto show, GM unveiled a different version with 170 more horsepower.<p>The Corvette Z06 will have a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 producing at least 625 horsepower.<p>The Corvette brand represents a …

Corvette Z06 fights Lamborghini, Ferrari with 650 horsepower

General Motors' new Chevrolet Corvette Z06, expected to go on sale early next year, will produce 650 horsepower from its 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, the automaker announced Friday.<p>When the Z06 was first unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January, GM (GM) would only say that its engine would …

McLaren 650S: A supercar for real driving

Porsche 918 may lead to plug-in 911 - Jun. 9, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>There was a time, not that long ago, when Porsche executives scoffed at the idea of a hybrid Porsche sports car. Buyers laying down serious money for a 911 or Cayman, they thought, expected a sort of performance that hybrids just couldn't offer.<p>Perhaps that's why up until now …

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Elio Motors promises a weird $6,800 car

Some time next year, a company called Elio Motors claims it will begin building a car in its Louisiana factory that will get 84 miles per gallon on the highway and that will sell for a base price of $6,800.<p>Yes, $6,800.<p>It won't be a tiny little deathtrap, either. It'll get top crash test scores. At …

Alfa Romeo returns to America... at last

Following a nearly 20 year absence Alfa Romeo is returning to the United States market with the 4C, an exotic-looking two-seat sports car that made its American debut at the New York Auto Show.<p>Alfa's return has been seriously discussed ever since the brand's parent company, Fiat, rescued Chrysler …

F1 to get standing restarts after safety car next year

In the ever-changing world that is the Formula One rule book, 2015 will see a bevy of new tweaks. The most notable, besides the absurd inclusion of titanium skidplates, is the introduction of standing restarts following safety car periods.<p>The full rule change, which will be implemented for the 2015 …