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The 2015 Road & Track Performance Car of the Year

Decision: Impossible<p>Style Sheet<p>THIS IS A QUIET, WOODED PLACE. There are no homes here, no driveways, no mechanical noises. A thick canopy of century-old oaks and maples shades the afternoon sun to a gentle twilight. A graceful young doe noses through the soft dirt, searching for acorns, her fawns …

Alfa Romeo

Watch a Volvo Big Rig Race a Koenigsegg One:1 Hypercar

British gearhead TV personality Tiff Needell has participated in some oddball races in his career. This one is an absolute head-scratcher: Needell behind the wheel of a Volvo FH big rig, lining up against Koenigsegg’s Bugatti-beating One:1 hypercar. Wait, what?<p>Let’s just appreciate the astonishing …

Koenigsegg

Coolest School Bus Ever? Jet-Powered Bus Hits 367 MPH, Shoots 80-Foot Flames

Here's one way to ensure that your kids are never late for school again. An Indiana man recently hit 367 mph in his jet-powered school bus, according …

Transportation

Tesla's New Lease Program Will Make the Model S More Affordable

Tesla has finally introduced a proper lease program that cuts monthly and down payments on its Model S to somewhat more reasonable levels.<p>By "proper," we mean Tesla is using an outside bank (in this case, U.S. Bank) instead of setting aside some of its own cash, as it continues to do with its …

Riding shotgun in Tesla's fastest car ever

Tesla's "D" unveiling had a little early reveal thanks to <i>USA Today</i> but now we've had a chance to see it for ourselves. As rumored, Tesla is rolling out new all-wheel-drive-equipped versions of its Model S (check out our review of the original here). The top-of-the-line, dual-motor-equipped P85D has …

Volvo’s counting on these sensors to end fatal accidents by 2020

Volvo is aiming no fatal accidents for those in one of the safety-obsessed Swedish firm’s cars by 2020, cooking up a complex 360-degree sensor and …

Driverless Cars

Doctors are ready to test temporary 'suspended animation' to save people with severe injuries

It sounds straight out of a bad sci-fi movie: doctors pump patients' veins full of a preserving agent to keep them in suspended animation. But that procedure could come to a hospital near you in the next few years.<p>The idea is to give doctors a bit more time to treat people with serious trauma. In …