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Ford confirms Everest SUV production for China

According to Ford, the Chinese SUV segment grew by 49 percent in 2013, and the Blue Oval held a 4.5 percent market share. At the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, Ford is showing the Everest SUV that, while just a concept for now, will go into production in the near future.<p>The Everest is a big, brawny …

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

The 2014 Chevrolet SS is a four-door Corvette

The rear-drive, moonlights-as-a-cop-car, zombie-Pontiac rock star.<p>The new Chevy SS is sharp, tactile, a joy to abuse, and the most rewarding Chevy sedan we've ever driven. It's also a bit of an oddball, a performance cardoing its best not to look like one.<p>We've been waiting for the SS ever since GM …

Dawn of a New Flagship

Mercedes-Benz pulled out all the stops to reveal its all-new flagship at the Airbus factory in Hamburg, Germany. Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche, shown here presenting the 2014 S-Class, was visibly excited as the car drove on stage after an impressive show of pyrotechnics.<p>Image: Matthew de …

10 Discontinued Cars We're Going to Miss

Last week we looked at cars that deservedly got the ax in 2013. This week we'll be a lot kinder because we're looking at the models that are disappearing altogether or making way for generation 2014, but that we'd love to have in our garage.<p>Last week we looked at cars that deservedly got the ax in …

Spied! We caught the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe undergoing final testing. Will you miss the CL-Class nameplate? Spy shots --> http://bit.ly/177hbjt

Watch Mandela's first TV interview, when he was on the run

In 1961, when Mandela was a 42-year-old African lawyer, he gave his first clandestine interview to ITN television. He’d already been arrested for his anti-apartheid work and was being hunted by police.<p>In the South African press, he was portrayed as a dangerous revolutionary. So ITN reporter Brian …

Nelson Mandela death: South Africa and world mourn

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1034000/1034479_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534396493_4e77bc82bddeeee75b8619c8e65651a5<p><b>South Africans have gathered in Johannesburg and Soweto to mourn their former leader, Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday aged 95.</b><p>Crowds have been …

Nelson Mandela, Inspiration To World, Dies At 95

Nelson Mandela, who was born in a country that viewed him as a second-class citizen, died Thursday as one of the most respected statesmen in the world. He was 95.<p>President Jacob Zuma announced the death in a televised speech.<p>From his childhood as a herd boy, Mandela went on to lead the African …

Remembering Mandela on Flipboard

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First Drive: 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Don't fear the hybrid supercar.<p>Spot the odd one out: 214 mph, 0-62 mph in 2.6 seconds, and 75 mpg. Like it or not, hybrids are taking over, even in the world of supercars, where the new 918 Spyder is the first in a string of million-dollar-plus exotics to arrive from three of the biggest names in …

This former outlaw racer now develops cop-evading tech

The last Banzai runner.<p>Once an outlaw freeway racer, Phil Henry created the electronic tools to seek, locate, and outwit speed cops. His stealth Dodge Challenger is proof that old habits die hard.<p>Even at 72, Phil Henry still loves the sound of air being sucked into carburetors at high speed, …

Spied! We caught the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK, and it looks like it's going to be slightly larger than the model it replaces. Spy shots --> http://bit.ly/14Ak9ST

How much faster is a PlayStation 4 with an SSD?

We've known for a long time that users will be able to swap out the hard drive in Sony's PlayStation 4 for another model, but what type of drive makes for the best replacement? <i>Tested</i> recently ran a side-by-side test with a trio of drives to determine which offers the best performance and value. A …

U.S. Treasury to Sell Remaining GM Stock by End of 2013

The stigma of being called “Government Motors” may soon come to an end for General Motors. The U.S. Treasury announced this week that it expects to sell its remaining 31.1 million shares of GM common stock by the end of the 2013. That, however, will only happen if the current average daily trading …

Spec Sheet: comparing the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U

<i>A lot of products come out each week — we don't highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.</i><p>The new generation of game consoles is finally here in its entirety. …

A look inside the Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Spike VGX 2013 Nominations Announced

And the Nominees for the Spike VGX 2013 Awards are...<p>This nominations for this year's Spike VGX (formerly Spike TV) Awards are in, lead by big hits …

Specs showdown: PS3 vs. PS4 vs. Xbox One vs. Xbox 360

<b>The next generation has arrived, with the PS4 out in the US and the Xbox One due to hit Australia later this week.</b><p>Over on our sister site <i>Gamespot</i>, …