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Lotus Bringing Evora Back for 2016 Model Year, Adding More Dealers

Lotus has its heart set on making a comeback, with long-term plans on building new models that expand the brand’s global reach. Before that happens though, the British automaker revealed it’s going to reintroduce the Evora to the North American market for the 2016 model year and expand its dealer …

Sports Cars

2014 Pagani Huayra road test ride-along

Carving Canyons In An Italian Masterpiece<p>Earlier today, we brought you west coast editor Michael Harley's review of the absolutely stunning Pagani Huayra – a "fascinating, imperfect machine" that our author sums up with one word: "intoxicating." And now that you've read his text and ogled the …

Consumer Reports tests suggest iPhone 6 'bend-gate' a bit overblown

“It seemed like a serious concern, yet everything about the uproar was highly unscientific. We don’t like unscientific, so we promised then that we would use our lab equipment to find out just how delicate the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus really are.”<p>So begins a new report at Consumer Reports describing the …

U2’s new album might be on your iOS devices right now even if you haven’t downloaded it

Yesterday Apple and U2 announced that the band’s newest album <i>Songs of Innocence</i> would be given away to all 500 million iTunes customers for free. Most users likely assumed that they’d have the option of downloading the album if they wanted it, but that’s not exactly how it worked out.<p>In order to …

Watch The Tesla Model S-Based Saleen Foursixteen Burn Rubber: Video

Whether you like it or not, the performance car of the future will feature some form of electrification for its drivetrain. And in some cases, there …

Land Rover Discovery Sport Wants To Send You (And Three Friends) Into Space

Today, many of us will be glued to our laptops and smartphones, eagerly awaiting details about Apple's newest slew of must-have devices. But after …

The Sweet Rides Of Tech's Millionaires And Billionaires

We all know these tech moguls can be humble, but we thought it'd be fun to round up what tech cofounders and CEOs are driving these days, which range from extremely modest to ridiculously expensive.<p>Some of the wealthiest living in Silicon Valley own flashy $100,000 sports cars, while others are …

Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

If WiFi can track a heartbeat through walls, why can't I get internet in my corner bathroom? Jason Cole was trying to figure that out too, but unlike me, he's a PhD student in physics. So he mapped his own apartment and assigned refraction values to the walls (shown above), then applied so-called …

Leaked photos suggest Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 mixes fake leather with real metal

Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 is likely to arrive within a month, but apparently that's not soon enough to avoid an early leak. <i>GSM Arena</i> has posted photos of what's believed to be Samsung's next gigantic, phablet-style smartphone. The images reveal a redesigned back cover that stays true to the Note 3's …

BMW i3, i8 Electric-Car Tech To Let 2016 BMW 7-Series Shed 400 Pounds

BMW is aiming for a significant weight-reduction with its next-generation 7-Series luxury sedan.<p>To do this, BMW will dip into lessons learned from …

Electric Vehicles

Electric turbos promise big performance and efficiency gains in the near future

We Dive Deep With Audi's Revolutionary New Turbo Tech<p>An electric turbo system boosts efficiency between 15 and 20 percent, according to Audi.<p>Turbochargers, like acoustic guitars, use moving air to create magic. And electric turbochargers, like electric guitars, provide the ability to amp up that …

The eleMMent Palazzo, a $3m land yacht

Announcing the world’s most expensive anything is a surefire way to attract attention, but when the thing is a $3m motor home, questions arise beyond the obvious “Why?” After all, designers create all manner of prototypes, and mythical potentates from Dubai are always rumoured to be buying them.<p>Yet …

Your next new car could have an interior that changes colors

Ever sit in a car with a black interior and wish you could change it to, say, a beige one to better suit your mood that day? Or one with a red interior that's just too garish for your tastes? Well Johnson Controls might have the answer.<p>According to the latest report from <i>Automotive News</i>, the …