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Corvette Museum sinkhole repair timeline outline, Chevy to restore damaged cars

The eight cars swallowed up when a sinkhole erupted in the middle of the National Corvette Museum earlier this week will be sent to General Motors Design's Mechanical Assembly, which handles restorations for the GM Heritage Collection, in Warren, MI for full restorations. Vice President of Design, …

A closer look at the 2015 Chevy Tahoe PPV

As lovers of fast driving, we at <i>Autoblog</i> normally try to stay as far away from police pursuit vehicles as possible. But in reality, the way automakers design purpose-built police vehicles is indeed worth a closer look. If we're going to task the boys and gals in blue with keeping us safe on the …

Future of connected cars is now

The connected car promises a new level of integration for passengers. Models on display at the Chicago Auto Show are rolling, Netflix-ready hot spots giving mobile apps a whole new meaning.<p>The benefit for drivers is fewer distractions, not more. Bigger dashboard screens make for less fumbling with …

Rob Dyrdek Sets Reverse Car Jump Record In Chevy Sonic: Video

Jumping cars is tough. Television and movies make it look simple to the point we've been desensitized, but it's no mean feat to jump and land a …

Supervettes kit transforms C6 Corvette into C7... sort of

Imagine, if you will, that you began living under a rock from January 13, 2013 on, and only emerged long enough to purchase a sixth-generation Chevrolet Corvette. You had no knowledge of the heavily redesigned, seventh-generation Corvette - it's shapely new body and enthusiast-infuriating rear …

Auto Ad of the Year Finalists Revealed — Which Was Your Favorite?

With 2013 coming to a close, it’s only natural that we recognize all the year’s bests, and the One Show Awards has taken the initiative to highlight some of the best automotive ads that aired this year. While there were many memorable ones we saw during the Super Bowl, producers have narrowed it …

How Your Car Is the Most Advanced Electronic Device You Own – Feature

<b>Our culture is preoccupied with electronics.</b> We buy all manner of silicon-enhanced stuff, from laptops and smartphones to WiFi-enabled refrigerators and robotic Roomba vacuums—some $204 ­billion worth of it every year. Headlines scream with each new announcement from Apple; Steve Jobs has replaced …

Ford's Aluminium F 150, What Took Them So Long?

I thought this was interesting: Ford is mulling over making the next Ford F 150 pick up with an aluminium body. Some are taking this to be a big risk: my own reaction is what on earth took them so long to decide to try this? For Land Rover has been doing this since the late 1940s. And said Land …

GM recalling 1.5M cars in China for faulty bracket

General Motors and its Chinese partners have announced their second recall in the People's Republic this year, following a 2,653-unit recall of the Cadillac SRX earlier this year. This latest recall affects nearly 1.5 million cars built between 2006 and 2012. It's not explicitly stated, but as …

Drive Notes: 2013 Buick Regal GS AWD

Does AWD sour the powerful Regal GS?<p><b>Larry Webster, Editor-in-Chief</b><p>New all-wheel drive system calms the frenetic high-po Regal, perhaps too much. Revised turbo engine and solid structure combine for Germanic refinement. It's handsome inside and out, but for real thrills, stick to the front-drive …

Would Elon Musk Sell Tesla To GM Or Ford In PayPal Redux?

Tesla has been on a remarkable run this year, with the stock up nearly 360% as the company rolled out its award-winning Model S to thousands of new customers. But perhaps that means it’s a perfect time to sell out to an established player like Ford or GM.<p>That’s what Yra Harris of Praxis Trading …

2014 Chevrolet SS vs. 2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 | Comparison Test

From the January 2014 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>TESTED<p>Chevrolet laid its groundwork for the new SS with a profile body for the 2013 NASCAR circuit. The racing Chevy SS and the racing Dodge Charger would have each been that rarest of things: a V-8 rear-drive Sprint Cup competitor modeled after a V-8 …

Smart snowplows could mean safer winter roads

With winter in full swing across a number of northern states and many Americans driving home after spending the holidays with family, the icy and snowy roads are being given no shortage of attention. But a new plan from the National Center for Atmospheric Research and funded by the US Department of …

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So 2013 is drawing to a close, the weather is decidedly foul—for Northerners, at least—and we’ll soon have our fill of champagne. Sounds like the perfect time to curl up and read the hottest reviews we published in 2013. Enjoy the list, and Happy New Year from all of us at <i>Car and Driver</i>.<p>In Europe, …

Staff Picks: The Most Memorable of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on the past year. Over the last 12 months, we’ve gone everywhere from Iceland to Africa, and driven everything from the Pagani Huayra to old World War II-era tanks. We’ve named the Cadillac CTS, Subaru Forester, and Ram 1500 as our latest “Of the Year” …

GM Loses China Car Crown, But That's Not The Big Story

In two days, Volkswagen will regain its title as the biggest foreign carmaker in China, the world’s largest automobile market.<p>At the end of November, the German company was 70,000 units ahead of General Motors. VW crossed the 3 million mark on December 5. Its American rival needed an additional …

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We here at <i>Car and Driver</i> are lucky enough to drive and test some pretty amazing cars, and also to have the privilege to tell you about them. We pride ourselves on delivering the best reviews and the most accurate test data anywhere, but the stories we tell wouldn’t be complete without stunning …

5: Playseat Challenge Game Seat and Logitech Driving Force GT

Today's video games are the most realistic ever, but our grand prize winner will take the experience to the next level with a Playseat Challenge Foldable Game Seat and the Logitech Driving Force GT. The Game Seat is adjustable for all sizes of players and collapses for easily storing out of the …

U.S. Auto Sales Are Looking Good For December, For 2013, And For 2014

U.S. auto sales for 2013 are a shoo-in for the highest total in six years and a 50 percent improvement since auto sales bottomed out in 2009.<p>In addition, analysts expect U.S. auto sales to keep growing in 2014 to around 16.2 million, an increase of about 4 percent.<p>That’s a positive sign for the …

2015 Ford F-150 to get 2.7-liter EcoBoost?

As we prepare for the arrival of the all-new, next-generation Ford F-150, rumors about the new truck are picking up steam. Naturally, many of said rumors aren't just related to the way the truck will look (it's expected to take design cues from the Atlas concept shown above), they're tied to what's …

Drive Notes: 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

Great torque, lots of noise.<p><b>David Gluckman, Associate Editor</b><p>I wanted so badly for American-car-buying Americans to be reintroduced to diesel passenger cars with a really competent, little economical American car. The Cruze falls just short. It's economical, all right—I averaged 36 mpg in mixed …

What Was The Biggest Automotive News of 2013?

Here we are at the end of another year, and I would venture to say, a very eventful one as far as both cars and the automotive industry go. This year …

Analyst predicts GM will buy Tesla in 2014

There's little question that Tesla has come at the automotive industry as an outsider. But will it last as an outsider for much longer? Not if you ask Yra Harris of Praxis Trading. According to <i>USA Today</i>, the veteran financial analyst recently predicted on <i>CNBC</i> that General Motors will try to buy …

Safest Cars For 2014 Announced By Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

The list of vehicles earning top safety ratings for 2014 by offering the highest levels of crash protection is shorter than last year due to tougher requirements, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said when it announced its 2014 safety awards earlier this month.<p>Thirty-nine vehicles met the …

Last lap for 2013 cars

With all the pomp and ceremony of cars debuting for 2014, we take a look back at cars that were discontinued in 2013. Some might make it back; Suzuki won't.<p><b>Acura ZDX</b>, 2010-2013: The ZDX was a luxury crossover coupe sedan. “The second-row seat can be tight for those with heads and knees,” Jim Mateja …

Long-Term Intro: 2013 Ram 1500

Because every sports-car magazine needs a truck around the place.<p>Trucks serve as mobile workbenches, haulers, even transportation. They're handy. And in a world where practicality reigns supreme, our $44,125 Ram comes chock-full of it. From nifty storage compartments to sheer volume and girth, our …

Gas blend dilutes real-world MPG, falls short of EPA estimates

"Actual results will vary for many reasons," says the fine print below the EPA gas mileage on any new car's Monroney sticker. The sticker then lists a few of them: driving conditions, driving style, vehicle maintenance.<p>There's one more: ethanol.<p>These days more than 95 percent of gas sold is E10, …

BMW-Toyota joint sports car project is on like Donkey Kong

It's official – there will be a jointly developed sports car from BMW and Toyota. While the two auto giants signed a Memorandum of Understanding that pledged to pursue "joint development of architecture and components for a future sports vehicle" back in June of 2012, in the interim, it has …

Tomorrow's Business: 2014 Tech Predictions Roundup

<i>In 2014, hybrid cloud comes of age, flash opens up new business models, and autonomous cars are more than just a science project.</i><p>As the end of the year races towards us, the tech press loves to entertain us with prediction of what the <i>next</i> year will look like. Here are just a few that caught my eye …