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Tesla's Autopilot engaged during Utah crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend, in the latest crash involving a car with self-driving features.<p>The 28-year-old driver of the car told police in …

Tesla

All-new 1968 Yenko Chevy Camaros to go on sale to celebrate 50 years

These Yenko Camaros are officially-licensed classics<p>A couple weeks back, we found out that Oklahoma-based Classic Recreations was planning to offer new and updated versions of the 1969-70 Ford Mustang Boss 302, 1969-70 Mustang Boss 429 and 1969-70 Mustang Mach 1. It's great news for those who want …

Subaru Admits it Manipulated Fuel Economy and Emissions Data in Japan

Potentially since 2002<p>Volkswagen may be the most well-known automaker that’s been caught dodging emissions regulations, but it’s far from the only one. In only the last few years, Fiat Chrysler’s been accused of something similar, BMW and Daimler have been accused of colluding with VW, and …

The Latest: Danica Patrick has uneven return to Indy oval

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Danica Patrick's return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway ahead of her planned farewell race in the Indianapolis 500 (all times local):<p>3:55 p.m.<p>Danica Patrick has climbed out of her neon green No. 13 car for the second time in her return to the track at Indianapolis …

2018 Roush JackHammer Ford Mustang is a 710-HP Pavement Pounder

Supercharged 'Stang also gets cosmetic upgrades<p>We know Ford is bringing out a Mustang Shelby GT500 with more than 700 hp next year, but for those that can’t wait that long for a Hellcat-challenging Mustang, there’s another option. The folks at Roush Performance have put their R2650 Supercharger in …

Richard Petty cars, trophies to be sold at auction on May 12

HAMPTON, Ga. -- NASCAR legend Richard Petty said that after "accumulating stuff" for 80 years, it's time to sell some of his most famous cars, …

The Supra Is Back, But This Time It's A Toyota-BMW Collaboration

The Supra is back. Yes, the fast, cool-looking Toyota coupe that featured in the <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie series and was once quicker than a Porsche 911, but half the price, will make a long-awaited return after a 16-year hiatus. And given the fact that Toyota and BMW joined forces to co-develop the …

Autos

Four years on from his accident, Michael Schumacher’s condition remains a perfectly kept secret

FOUR years on from his tragic accident, Michael Schumacher remains front page news.<p>French sports daily <i>L’Equipe</i> this week splashed with a silhouette …

1971 Oldsmobile 442

This 1971 Oldmobile 442 was built in Switzerland and sold new to a United States soldier stationed in France. The body is finished in Sequoia Green …

We tested a $35,000 Mustang and a $120,000 Porsche to see which we liked better — here's the verdict

I like Porsches, always have. I call the legendary 911 my "Drive for My Life Car." If I had to drive for survival and didn't know what I'd be up against, I'd grab the keys to a 911 and not look back.<p>But I also like Mustangs — classic American muscle. Also exhilarating to drive. Once I'd Driven For …

This 1970 Mercedes W111 Is a Gorgeous Sleeper Restomod Rocking an AMG V-8 Engine

Achtung, baby.<p>Mechatronik<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's Articles<p>instagram.com/kylecheromcha<p>It's almost a cliche for car enthusiasts to complain …

2 Zombie Stocks Coming Back from the Dead

A new CEO and a massive divestiture could lead to comebacks for these two stocks.<p>Buying beaten-down stocks may take more gumption than the average …

Mazda to use rotary engine as a range-extender with its first electric vehicle

There's more news from Mazda at the Tokyo Motor Show, where the brand made a big splash, including new developments in its never-ending rotary engine saga. First, Mazda execs confirmed that the Japanese automaker will bring back the rotary engine as a range-extender and battery juicer for its first …

Autos

1967 Autobianchi Bianchina Berlina 4-Speed

This 1967 Autobianchi Bianchina Berlina was purchased by the seller 11 years ago from the second owner, who used it primarily as a movie studio prop …

1975 Ferrari 365 GT4 BB

In the vintage car world, history means a lot — and this 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer is completely documented since it left the factory. A …

Speedkore Reveals Dodge Challenger SRT Demon With Full Carbon-Fiber Body

When you absolutely, positively have to be as hardcore as possible<p>It’s difficult to imagine a production car more singularly focused than the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. From the factory, the car comes without both a front passenger seat and a rear backseat, shaving 113 pounds off of the big-boned …

We're Here for This Ridiculous 6-Wheeled VelociRaptor Pickup

The "290+ mph" Vennom F5 and the 6x6 VelociRaptor. John Hennessey seems to understand what SEMA is all about.<p>On the first day of November, Hennessey will reveal its Venom F5 hypercar, an evolution of the original Venom that fans of the tuner expect to be faster in a straight line than a Bugatti …

Sports Cars

1988 BMW E30 M3 EVO 2

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>BMW<br>• Cars<br>• German<br>• Rare<p>The Original M3 – The BMW E30 M3<p>The BMW E30 M3 is widely considered one of the best drivers’ cars ever …

1977 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

This 1977 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera was delivered to its original owner in Malibu, California by Roth Porsche+Audi of Salem, Oregon in October 1976. …

Bonds: Your Bear Market Protector

By Jason Draho and Leslie A. Falconio<p>The current bull market in US equities is now in its ninth year, long by historical averages. Not surprisingly, …

5 Highest-Yielding Big Bank Stocks

Here's a list of banks that income investors should see.<p>One of the biggest draws to bank stocks for many investors is an often-generous and growing …

1971 Datsun 240Z 5-Speed

This 1971 Datsun 240Z is a recently restored example that retains its numbers-matching L24 inline-six. Acquired about a year ago by the selling …

The new car paint Lexus spent 15 years creating

Lexus has launched a new colour called Structural Blue – after spending a staggering 15 years developing the paint technology behind it. But it won’t …

Lexus

At least 11 dead as fires rage in Northern California

<b>(CNN) —</b> New evacuations were ordered Tuesday evening as more than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California, with the largest ones killing at least 17 people as they scorched the state's famous wine country.<p>The largest of the deadly fires were burning in Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino …

Natural Disasters

1968 Shelby Mustang GT350 4-Speed

This 1968 Shelby Mustang GT350 was built at the Metuchen plant on December 7, 1967 and delivered new on January 12, 1968. Originally ordered through …

Subaru Breaks Four-Door Nurburgring Lap Record

WRX STI Type RA NBR Special laps 'Ring in 6 minutes, 57.5 seconds<p>Subaru set out to capture the Nürburgring lap record for a four-door car, and it has done just that with a time of 6 minutes, 57.5 seconds in the WRX STI Type RA NBR Special.<p>Keep in mind that this isn’t a production car record, as the …

1961 Chevrolet Corvette 4-Speed

This 1961 Chevrolet Corvette is one of 10,939 cars produced in 1961 and is equipped with a 4-speed manual transmission and its original 283ci V8. The …

4 Financial Milestones to Reach Before You Retire

Looking forward to retirement? Here are a few goals to hit first.<p>Retirement is a period to look forward to for a countless number of working …

2018 Ford Mustang Starts at $26,485

Mustang GT Fastback priced from $35,995<p>Pricing for the 2018 Ford Mustang has been released, revealing a starting price of $26,485 with destination for the EcoBoost fastback coupe with a six-speed manual transmission, which replaces the V-6 as the base model. That represents an increase of $400 over …

Tesla Loses 'Most Valuable U.S. Carmaker' Crown As Stock Takes $12 Billion Hit

Tesla has always been a volatile stock, with remarkable surges in value frequently followed by sudden, painful reversals – triggered by unfavorable news or bad financial results. The swing that’s played out in the past eight trading days has been a doozy, with the shares dropping 19 percent from …

Tesla