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Al-Qaida in Yemen takes massive weapons depot from army

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida's Yemen branch routed government forces from a large weapons depot in the country's east on Friday, seizing dozens of …

Kevin Costner's 'Black or White,' a labor to produce, explores gray areas

No studio wanted to make it. And once he had spent $9 million of his own money to produce it, no one stepped up to distribute the thing. Passion project, albatross, conversation starter? Just don't let Kevin Costner hear you call his new film "refrigerator art."<p>"'Black or White' is really a giant …

Stereotypes

What Replaces Gasoline? Hydrogen May Be Winning – Feature

Anyone who believes battery-electric or hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles don’t have a future greatly underestimates the bullheadedness of Californians. This special breed of American lives in a state wracked by drought, choked with traffic, and bisected by a fault zone. Yet Californians think there’s no …

Chrysler Q3 profits surge to $611M but per-unit profits trouble

Chrysler Group has announced its third-quarter financial results a little later than its crosstown rivals at General Motors and Ford, but the company has reason to celebrate thanks to strong numbers across the board.<p>The biggest attention-grabber from the automaker is that its net income was up 32 …

Chevrolet's Performance Catalog Now Offers LT1 Crate Motor

Chevrolet has a rich tradition of offering customization accessories and go-fast parts—and the brand’s Performance Catalog is testament to it. Now the bible of bow-tie speed has been thoroughly updated with some tasty offerings for 2015, all of which were announced at the 2014 SEMA show.<p>Highlights …

5 things we learned about the Ford Mustang King Cobra

Sussing out the juicy details.<p>Yes, the King Cobra is basically all three of Ford Racing's major parts packs screwed onto the 2015 Mustang GT. But there's more to it than that. We spoke to Ford Racing's Jesse Kershaw to answer some burning questions we had about the big snake. This is what we found …

Chevy adds LT1 and blown COPO 350 crate motors to catalog

Plus some Z/28 parts, too.<p>Chevrolet has a rich tradition of offering customization accessories and go-fast parts—and the brand's Performance Catalog is testament to it. Now the bible of bowtie speed has been throughly updated with some tasty offerings for 2015, all of which were announced at the …

Sports Cars

Hellcat What? Meet the 10,000-hp Version of the 2015 Dodge Charger

What's technically "funny" but actually has zero sense of humor? This thing, the new 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car that was freshly unveiled by Mopar at the 2014 SEMA show. Okay, it's a little funny looking, but don't say that to its face.<p>The 2015 Charger R/T Funny Car is the first collaboration …

"Green Flash" is the Next Camaro SS Special Edition, Arrives in Spring

Since the fifth-generation Camaro launched, we’ve seen Transformers editions (<i>ack</i>), a Synergy edition (<i>erp</i>), a Neiman Marcus edition (<i>er</i>), a 45th Anniversary edition (<i>natch</i>), a pair of Indy Pace Cars (<i>ditto</i>), the Camaro Dusk (<i>wha?</i>), and, unsurprisingly, a Hot Wheels edition. Chevy just announced …

GM Takes Cue From Amazon, Builds Its Own Infotainment System On Android

Here's what we know:<p><b>1.</b> Consumers generally hate infotainment systems designed by automakers. (Sometimes, they hate them so much, they file</b> …

GM faces $2B hit if bankruptcy protection provision fails

General Motors could face settlements totaling near $2 billion if US bankruptcy judge Robert Gerber rules that executives knew the company might be liable to owners of cars with faulty ignition switches built before its July 2009 bankruptcy. An additional $500 million, according to calculations by</i> …

Which Electric-Car Makers Are Serious? U.S. Sales Show Top Three

Two years ago, we pointed out that several electric cars now on sale were purely "compliance cars," built in minimal numbers purely to comply with …

Chevrolet Plans to Offer Z06 Parts for C7 Stingrays

A smokin’ value with a base MSRP of less than $55K, the C7 Chevrolet Corvette is one of our favorite<p>sports carscars extant regardless of class or cost. And of course, the Corvette range is about to get even better with the addition of the world-beating Z06.<p>And that’s not just for its power boost …

Tesla's Teflon Stock Rallies Despite Reduced Forecasts

Tesla announced its September quarter results, which it beat nicely on revenue ($932 million vs. the sell-sides $889 million when you add in the full price for leased vehicles) and EPS was a positive $0.02 vs. an expected loss of $0.01. Keep in mind that three months ago the sell-side analysts were …

The Best Ford at SEMA Is this ’67 Fairlane 427 on Miura Wheels

Hot-rod builders sometimes give their cars a fictional backstory, and Los Angeles–area car builder Steve Strope reckons his custom stock-car tribute could have been a Ford Motor Company racing test bed built between the 1966 and ’67 seasons. The 1967 Fairlane packs one of the famous Ford “cammer” …

All Original: 4200 Mile 1961 International Metro A-120 Fire Tender

This 1961 International Harvester Metro A-120 step van was originally used as a foam tender for a Rhode Island fire deparment and is now on offer by …