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Toyota i-Road Test Drive: Is This Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle The Answer To Urban Gridlock?

You might say I was dizzy with delight.<p>The nausea began, of all places, in the middle of a parking lot at Toyota’s secretive research-and-development facility an hour outside Tokyo.<p>Exuberance over being given three minutes behind the wheel of an experimental vehicle called the Toyota i-Road had …

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Scientists Rank World's Most 'Evolutionarily Distinct' Birds

Rating may help drive efforts to save some of Earth's most critically endangered (and weirdest) birds.<p>Is a bird more worth saving from extinction if it is evolutionarily unique, as well as physically rare? That's one challenging question raised by newly published research that factors together the …

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2015 Audi RS7 Dynamic Edition strutting to NY

The Audi RS7 is already one of the most stylish sports sedans (hatch, wagon, whatever...) on the road today with flowing roof and hunkered down appearance. Now the German automaker is taking that formula even further with the introduction of the RS7 Dynamic Edition at the 2014 New York Auto Show, …

Peugeot 2008 DKR to challenge Dakar with help from Red Bull [w/video]

The Mini All4 Racing team has dominated the Dakar Rally in recent years, with wins in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In this year's event, its drivers stood atop all three steps on the podium, and it had seven cars in the top ten. However, Mini's superiority is getting a big challenge in 2015 because Peugeot …

2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Convertible is a topless temptress

With summer right around the corner, and the Great Winter of Doom now at our backs (just), we're thinking warm thoughts here in the Snowbelt. Just in time for the season, Chevy is dropping the top on its new Corvette Z06 Convertible, debuting here at the New York Auto Show.<p>Everything we love about …

Infiniti Q70 adds long-wheelbase model, fresh looks for 2015

After all the work done for the Q50, Infiniti has finally given some attention to its flagship sedan, the Q70 (or, for those that refuse to use the brand's latest nomenclature, the M). While the refreshed sedan sports a few visual tweaks, the big bit of news is that it's the first vehicle in its …

2015 Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary Edition says 'happy birthday' in New York

Fifty years ago this week, Ford debuted the first-ever Mustang at the New York World's Fair. And to celebrate, the Blue Oval is offering up this special, 50th Anniversary Edition 2015 Mustang, which makes its debut at the New York Auto Show. It'll be a seriously limited affair, with only 1,964 …

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT Lacks Benz Name, Has Neat Interior

That AMG’s forthcoming sports car would be called GT wasn’t one of the industry’s better-kept secrets. But there was one piece of information about the car that was unexpected: Its official name is Mercedes-AMG GT, which is in contrast to the outgoing SLS, whose full name is Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. …

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