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What Is Your Favorite BMW?

Some people dream big, others even bigger, but ultimately I am what you would call a realist. For myself, my dream cars are always ones that I feel …

Why Are BMW Drivers Hated So Much

In 2013, a study done by the Institute of Personality and Social Research at the University of California, Berkeley stated that “BMW drivers were the …

Richard Hammond

This is Bugatti’s Vision Gran Turismo racing car

Well this is interesting. Now Bugatti has built and sold all 450 examples of its assault on physics, top trumps (and sometimes taste) – the Veyron – …

Sports Cars

Don't do a startup, build a business

Don’t do a startup, build a business<p><i>“If we do invest, we will do it for half the price and double the equity”</i><p>Tech in South Africa is interesting. We …

The 5 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Without gratitude and appreciation for what you already have, you’ll never know true fulfilment. But how do you cultivate balance in life? What’s the …

This Controversial Chinese Company Wants To 3-D Print Your Next House

SUZHOU, China -- Walking through WinSun’s show lot in the Suzhou Industrial Park, one gets a glimpse of the past and possible future of building construction. Views from the fifth story of a boxy concrete structure reveal a horizon typical of the outskirts of Chinese cities today: Clusters of …

3D Printing

The movie shot entirely on an iPhone is coming July 10th

Tangerine was a hit at Sundance earlier this year<p><i>Tangerine</i>, a surprise hit at this year's Sundance Film Festival, is finally hitting theaters on July 10th. The movie, shot using an iPhone 5S and the Filmic Pro app, received rave reviews after its debut in January. While there have been plenty of …

Sundance

See Your Custom Ferrari in the Showroom with Virtual Reality App

Buying a Ferrari can be a hassle. It’s not like the prancing horse has dealerships in every one-horse town, and inventories of the six-figure supercars are notoriously slim.<p>Yes, Ferrari is equipping its dealers with virtual reality-powered tablets that can scan the cars on the showroom floor and …

Augmented Reality

Jeep Performance Parts Factory-Designed 4" Wrangler Lift Kit

When you buy a new Jeep Wrangler, you’re not really getting a new car—you’re getting a blank canvas to customize, modify, hack apart, and bolt back together in whatever crazy one-off combo you desire. Jeep knows this, as evidenced by the plethora of Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts accessories …

Boats

Benz Says Its Mercedes Pickup Won't Be "A Fat Cowboy Truck"

Well, now we know what the brass at Mercedes-Benz thinks of U.S. pickups. Speaking to Georg Kacher for <i>Car Magazine</i>, former AMG boss Volker Mornhinweg, who is currently in charge of Mercedes’ van division and thus the pickup project, explains that the Benz truck will not mix it up with the American …

North America

2015 BMW X3 xDrive28i First Test

Living up to the Hype<p>BMW‘s reputation precedes it. Putting the roundel on a vehicle brings expectations. Because it has the BMW badge, it must be a sporty, fun-to-drive vehicle, and it must be built to the highest standards of German quality. These are a few preconceived notions consumers have …

Extreme Sports

2016 Porsche Cayman GT4

A different sort of GT car, but definitely still the product of Porsche's crown-jewels division.<p>The Cayman GT4 manages the neat trick of being both reassuringly familiar and radically different. Nobody with prior experience of any GT-badged 911 is going to be either offended or surprised by the way …

Roads

RT @TopGearEditor: Tonight on #TopGear Jeremy in a Jaaaag and a Low Drag, Hammond in the new MX-5 and Captain Slow vs Captain America... http://t.co/kIyBIrrTj3

LaFerrari vs Porsche 918 vs McLaren P1

<b>TF</b>: The Editor-in-Chief Charlie Turner has just texted me a selfie, and it’s made me more than a little excited. I’ll just point out that it’s …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Mark Zuckerberg spoke at Mobile World Congress on Monday.</b> He put on the charm offensive in a bid to sign up more wireless carriers to his Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring the internet to parts of the world that are not yet connected.<p><b>2. But Zuckerberg's MWC appearance was a bit of a</b> …

Apple Watch

200Mbps uncapped fibre – If only I could afford it

Cybersmart has added new products to its existing fibre-to-the-business (FTTB) range, which includes a 200Mbps service with unlimited free calls.<p>In …

Viacom is preparing for a round of job cuts following ratings and ad sales declines

The report, which cites sources "with knowledge of the matter," does not detail exactly how many staff will be affected as part of the restructure.<p>The reorganization will see Viacom merging its three business units into two: Forming one group for music and entertainment programming, and another for …

Media Industry

Leaked Document Reveals Porsche 911 GT3 RS Makes 500 HP

Information on the upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 just leaked, and after sorting through all the specs on the product planning sheets, we’ve picked out all the details people want to know most about the new track-focused car that will offer even higher performance potential than before. Namely, expect a …

Automotive Design

The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived

Bloomberg reported on the progress of the biggest name in the flying car business, Terrafugia, which is nearing the culmination of a decade-long effort to build, drive, fly, market and, yes, <i>sell</i> flying cars to the dreamers who have always wanted them.<p>OK, the Terrafugia Transition is more of a …

Flying Car

This Is the Best Automotive Interior Under $120,000 – Feature

From the March 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>The word “functional” is often used as a mild insult, bestowed on that which is plain or unexciting. Yet it also means something that works as designed. In that regard we’d describe the Audi S8’s cabin as supremely functional, in the same way that a …

Audi
Justice

Stop Skids In Their Tracks

The 2015 Ford Focus keeps you from losing control on the road<p>There’s nothing quite like the sinking feeling you get when a car starts to skid. First comes the realization that your vehicle is not going where you want. Then, panic, as you desperately try to remember that driver’s ed course (are you …

EPA

14 tech jobs that pay over $90,000 right now

But which job titles specifically make the most money in 2015, and which ones have tons of job openings?<p>Those are the questions the job-hunting site Glassdoor answered when it created its latest list of the 25 best-paying jobs that are in high demand.<p>And naturally, that list was dominated by tech …

Employment

Hackers stole from 100 banks and rigged ATMs to spew cash

Hackers have stolen approximately $1 billion in what could be one of the largest bank heists ever, according to a new report from the Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab.<p>Kaspersky said Sunday it has uncovered how hackers surreptitiously installed spying software on bank computers, eventually …

ATMs