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Grand Theft Auto: Four Ways Car Thieves Try To Stay One Step Ahead

Technology and law enforcement have driven the odds of your car being stolen to the lowest point since 1960, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, but that hasn’t stopped car thieves from coming up with new ways to steal cars.<p>Here are four up-and-coming ways to steal cars – again, …

These Are the 13 Worst-Selling Cars of 2014

When it comes to annual sales figures, its easy to pick the winners. Touted by self-congratulatory advertising and fluffy press releases, the year's top-selling cars rarely surprise. Its the models that finish the year on the other end of the<p>When it comes to annual sales figures, it's easy to pick …

Sports Cars

2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit V-8 AWD

Prowling on all fours.<p>Driving a Dodge Charger Pursuit demonstrator painted to resemble a real police car, complete with operating lights and sirens, can be a strange experience, as we noted the last time we did this with a 2012 model. People—other drivers—assume things when they see it simply going …

The world's first custom Harley-Davidson Street

Outside the States, the new Street is widely regarded as the most important motorcycle in Harley-Davidson’s line-up. So the bike we’re looking at here is something of An Event: it’s the first officially sanctioned Street custom from an independent builder.<p>That builder is Rajputana Customs of Jaipur …

It Cost America $9.3 Billion to Save GM and Chrysler

General Motors and Chrysler are profitable, healthy businesses cranking out some of their best products in decades. And they should be—the government intervention to rescue them from bankruptcy cost American taxpayers $9.3 billion.<p>That’s the final number from the U.S. Treasury’s Automotive Industry …

Fiat Chrysler Says to Expect “Next Alfa Fix” in Detroit

It wasn’t that long ago that Alfa Romeo finally returned to the United States after an extended absence. The Alfa Romeo 4C hit showroom floors this year and we might see another Alfa model very soon. On Fiat Chrysler’s official blog, the automaker hinted that we can expect our “next Alfa fix at the …

Alfa Romeo

TOTD: What’s the Best Thing You Drove in 2014?

Something tells us we’ll look back fondly on 2014. It was another great year of cars, so we decided to compile our list of the favorite cars we drove this year based on responses from each of our writers. But we want to know: What was the best car you drove this year?<p>For us, the list wouldn’t have …

Alfa Romeo

The 10 Most Expensive Cars Sold at North American Auctions in 2014

The year 2013 was an incredible success for the collectible car world, but 2014 was even better. Classic cars raked in a staggering $1.3 billion at auction this past year, up from an already impressive $1.2 billion. These stats all come from the classic car value experts at Hagerty, who also ranked …

Classic Cars

Harley-Davidson recalling 19k motorcycles over brake bolt corrosion

It's been a little while since we've seen the Harley-Davidson Motor Company issue a recall for its all-American motorcycles, but the iconic brand has just announced an issue it discovered with corrosion of the brake line banjo bolt in the front brake master cylinder. "If the thread corrodes," reads …

This Is the Stunning 50th Anniversary Shelby 427 Cobra

So shiny.<p>More than five decades ago, when Carroll Shelby wedged a Ford 260 V-8 into an AC Ace, who would've thunk the damn-hard-to-kill Shelby would be in the ground, yet new Cobras bearing his name would still be available for sale? Yet they are. A year after Shelby American announced the 50th …

What Auto Execs Think

What companies do the world's auto executives think will increase their market share from now until 2018? KMPG's 14th Annual Automotive Executive Survey, published in April, gives the auto industry a sense of who will lead and who will fall behind. Here is a look at the auto makers, their marques …

Automotive Industry

Here's What the 1,000-Mph Car Looks Like in Pieces

The British land-rocket designed to top 1,000 mph is coming together.<p>This is the Bloodhound SSC. Or, at least, this <i>will be</i> the Bloodhound SSC, which will attempt to achieve the land speed world record and drive more than 1,000 mph, across the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.<p>The array of parts you …

1959 Triumph TR3

This 1959 Triumph TR3 is said to be a largely original, unrestored example that runs well. Further described as a solid, rattle-free car, the seller …

Watch the Porsche Assembly Line Build a 918 Spyder

Precision in motion.<p>This is an in-depth look at the Porsche factory in Stuttgart where highly precise technicians use highly precise tools to assemble the highly precise parts of the 918 Spyder. (Those recalled axle fasteners are clearly the exception, not the rule, right?)<p>There's absolutely no …

PlayStation Plus January 2015 Games Revealed

Happy new year!<p>Sony has revealed which games PlayStation Plus members will receive for free in January 2015.<p>The marquee title is Infamous: First …

The Worst Video Games of 2014

Video game developers reached spectacular heights in 2014, creating games that entertained, enlightened, and elevated the medium.<p>These are not those games.<p>These are the losers, the stinkers, the games that wasted the time and money of everyone involved. These games aren’t just boring or buggy, but …

43 Big Games of 2015 - IGN Video

Here are 43 reasons why 2015 looks like it will be an incredible year to be a gamer.

Rockstar Extends GTA Online Holiday Event

Christmas is not quite ruined.<p><b>Update:</b> On December 30, Rockstar issued a statement through the Rockstar Support Twitter feed stating that "GTA Online …

Police arrest alleged member of group behind Xbox Live and PSN attacks

An alleged member of the group claiming responsibility for the DDoS attacks that took Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network down for hours on Christmas Day was arrested this week in the United Kingdom. 22-year-old Vinnie Omari, who is believed to be a member of self-styled hacker collective "Lizard …

Microsoft to Discontinue Original Kinect for Windows

They just don't Kinect any more...<p>Microsoft has revealed plans to phase out the original Kinect sensor for Windows-based PCs in 2015.<p>The original …

Sony giving PS Plus subscription extensions, 10 percent discount over PSN outage

Sony is giving PlayStation Plus subscribers who were impacted by the PlayStation Network's downtime this Christmas an extension to their subscriptions, Sony Entertainment Network VP Eric Lempel said on the PlayStation Blog today. The company will also give all PSN users a one-time use 10 percent …

The Most Epic Video Game Moments of 2014

Doing what video games do best.<p>As video game budgets continue to climb and hardware continues to become more and more powerful, the number of …

GamesBeat’s best and worst of 2014 collection

Happy New Year! But before you get to all those resolutions, let’s take a moment to look back at the eventful period of gaming that was 2014.<p>It was a year that had its fair share of intrigue, scandal, and fantastic games. During December, GamesBeat published several stories that looked back on the …

Watch as Fashion Photographer Mario Testino Shoots Special Editions of Vogue

For its 100th issue back in 2013, <i>Vogue China</i> invited renowned fashion photographer Mario Testino to help create a special issue by contributing every …

Fashion Photography