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2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car Will Alter Industry As Prius Did, Says Exec

When it launched in the U.S. in 2000, the first-generation Toyota Prius hybrid was met with more than a little skepticism by the automotive …

How 3 First-Time Founders Turned One-Third Of Their Employees Into Millionaires — And No One Found Out About It

One-third of the company's 70 employees became millionaires. Everyone kept their jobs. And the founders are leading Google's Android enterprise group.<p>But most people have never heard of the company, Divide, or its CEO, Andrew Toy, age 36. The acquisition was reported, but no price was disclosed and …

Yes, You Can Become a Better Entrepreneur — Here’s How | BusinessCollective

If you ever took an entrepreneurship course in business school, chances are you’ve heard your professor ask, “Can entrepreneurship be learned, or is …

10 Tips Entrepreneurs Need to Remember for a Successful Business

Nowadays, sitting in a crowded room at a tech conference, when the speaker asks, “Who in here has a startup?” All hands go up. It’s a dog-eat-dog …

5 Bootstrapped Startup Tips to Survive the First Year

<i>Brian Casel is a designer and founder of a few bootstrapped startups. Connect with Brian on Twitter @CasJam.</i><p>Bootstrapping a startup is no easy task. …

‘Shark Tank’ Investor Says This Is The One Thing You Need To Master Before Going On The Show

The contestants need to show the "sharks," or the panel of investors, that they have a great product and strategy that can sell to the market. And then they need to prove their team knows how to execute. On top of that, they need to have a great leader with the desire and passion to succeed.<p>But …

Nissan Pulsar Nismo Concept is Hot Hatch Forbidden Fruit

Nissan is executing its plan to take its Nismo performance brand mainstream, and the latest car to get the Nismo treatment is one not sold in our market. The Nissan Pulsar Nismo concept made its debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show looking like a potential Ford Focus ST competitor.<p>The Pulsar Nismo …

This Is the Tesla D: a 691 HP, All-Wheel-Drive Model S

The Tesla Model S P85D is the future, and it is fast, as in 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds. That's faster than a Dodge Charger Hellcat, or a Porsche Panamera Turbo S. Make no mistake, the state of the art just got a serious upgrade.<p>Hawthorne Airport is just about exactly under the flight path of LAX, and …

The 7 Hottest Debuts of the 2014 Paris Auto Show – Feature

Ah, Paris, a city of romance, fashion, and at-times pretentious locals who just <i>love</i> to scoff at oafish Americans like us. Besides hosting four annual fashion weeks—what, Frenchies, one isn’t good enough?—and sporting more cafés than citizens, Paris also happens to host an auto show every other year.<p>…

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

The Citroën DS Divine Concept Just May Be the Best 2014 Paris Show Car

Although France’s carmakers aren’t going to be producing anything we can buy anytime soon—although that could change in six years or so—they have a fine tradition of creating concepts that are often weird, sometimes wonderful, and occasionally both for their “home” show at Paris. So this is where …

Standalone

2015 Mercedes-Benz S-class Coupe Pricing Announced, It's Pricey

Attention aspiring members of the plutocracy! You can get yourself into the long-hood, short-deck equivalent of a Pinkerton truncheon for as little as $120,825! That’s right, Mercedes-Benz has released pricing for the 2015 S-class coupe, and the seemingly paltry sum we’ve just listed will net you …

Mercedes-Benz

How Fast Would You Need to Go to Beat a Speed Camera?

Speed cameras. If you’re over the posted limit when the shutter clicks, you’re basically toast. How do you get around that problem? You can slow down, obviously, or you can travel fast enough that your license plate isn’t readable by the camera. How fast <i>is</i> that, exactly? Good question—and one that …

License Plates

Our Long-Term Cadillac CTS Takes a Truck Tire to the Face – Feature

<i><br>“It looks like you hit a body—where’s the blood?” – Everyone in the Office</i><p>Okay, so road warrior Dave Beard didn’t actually hit a pedestrian with our long-term 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport test car, but it certainly appeared as though he had. With its caved-in hood, cracked bumper, and messed-up fender, …

This Hyundai Genesis Coupe Makes 800 hp AT THE WHEELS

Hyundai infused its second-generation Genesis sedan with sophistication, but the original Genesis coupe, which remains in production, is as rambunctious as ever (for good <i>and</i> bad). And that trait has been underscored in bold by this SEMA show car created by Illinois-based tuner Blood Type …

Hyundai

GLA45 AMG is Mercedes’ little laugh factory

Stately. Advanced. Refined. Imperious. Plush. Mercedes-Benz traffics in such descriptors, making room for “ballistic” on occasion. But fun? Surely that’s a 17-character, umlaut-strewn Low German term that Stuttgart engineers learn in night school.<p>Fun is spoken less haltingly in Affalterbach, where …

Automotive Design

Chrysler Discontinues Viper SRT GTS-R Racing Program

Right after winning titles in the IMSA Tudor United SportsCar Championship, Chrysler has pulled the plug on its GTS-R racing program.<p>This means the SRT GTS-R officially ended its racing career on October 4 at Petit Le Mans. Chrysler said it wants to redirect its focus on the Dodge product …

Peugeot plans to launch DS brand in US after 2020

Want to get your hands on a new French car? If you live in the United States, you're pretty much out of luck. Mainstream French automakers like Renault, Peugeot and Citroën don't compete in the US marketplace. However, American buyers may get some French flavor in a few years' time in the form of …

The 3D-Printed Car

The average car is made of 25,000 parts. With its 3D-printed shell, Local Motors' Strati has just 64.<p><b>BREAKTHROUGH</b><p><b>WHO</b> Local Motors, Phoenix<p><b>FIELD</b> Automotive Manufacturing<p><b>ACHIEVEMENT</b> Designing the first 3D-printed car.<p><b>Jay Rogers has the keys to a 3D-printed car</b>—in fact, the first-ever 3D- printed car. …

Health officials: US well-equipped to stop Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is seeking to allay fear about the single confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, saying that …

A Glimmer Of Hope: Nigeria May Have Beaten Ebola

School is back in session. And President Goodluck Jonathan has given a victory speech.<p>It's a rare upbeat Ebola story: Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, may have contained its outbreak after only 19 confirmed cases and seven related deaths.<p>The outbreak began in July. But the country …

Czech pranksters learn to not screw with someone's Lamborghini

The joke wound up being on them.<p>It's a golden rule: never mess with someone else's car. You have a problem with another driver who cut you off? Let 'em know, but you don't vandalize the car. In fact, don't even <i>pretend</i> to vandalize it, because as these Czech YouTubers discovered, the target of your …

10 Cars That Paved the Way for the Next Corvette

Corvette patron saint Zora Arkus-Duntovs pursuit of a mid-engined Corvette never wavered. His legacy is this family album of experiments, prototypes, concepts, and stillborn production proposals.<p><i>Originally published at Car and Driver.</i>

We Have a 2014 BMW i8 At Our Office Right Now: Ask Us Anything – Feature

Of BMW’s eco-friendly i3 and i8, guess which one strikes us as more interesting? If you guessed potato salad, well, you clicked the wrong browser window. Of course the low-slung, quick, and butterfly-doored i8 is our choice—the i3 is as technically fascinating, but it’s nowhere near as sexy. With …

BMW

Honda reveals more with Civic Type R concept bound for Paris

The reveal of the next-generation Honda Civic Type R has been a gradual one. First Honda showed us a camouflaged prototype, then let us drive one at its Japanese proving ground and followed up with a concept at the Geneva Motor Show. Now with the Paris Motor Show looming on the horizon, it has …

Next Chevrolet Camaro Prototype Spied Near the ‘Ring

It’s been just two months since the first sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro prototype was spotted. We now get another look at the new Alpha-based musclecar without the bulky black camouflage as before. These spy shots show the new Camaro with white and black swirly wrap camo giving us a better idea …

Mind-Blowing 1970 Ferrari Modulo Concept Bought from Pininfarina by Jim Glickenhaus

The late 1960s and early ’70s were an important period for exotic-car design. Four cars defined the era and set the stage for the wedge-shaped supercars that would later symbolize the ’80s. Those show cars were the Alfa Romeo Carabo, the Lancia Stratos Zero, and the Lamborghini LP500 concept, all …

Alfa Romeo

Alleged Lamborghini Asterion Photos Leak Ahead of Paris Debut

In the early 1970s, Lamborghini was setting the world on its ear with the futuristic Countach and their Italianate take on the AMC Marlin, the mighty Espada. Mitsubishi, on the other hand, was working hard to integrate twin balance shafts into a modest overhead-cam four-banger.<p>The result of these …

Sports Cars

Lotus CEO Hints at Crossover, Doesn't Want Esprit

Lotus is back in the headlines, this time because company CEO Jean-Marc Gales hinted that we could see some very uncharacteristic products from the brand. While the British carmaker is known for its small sports cars, the company revealed it wouldn’t limit its capabilities to that segment …

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Spied with Far Less Camouflage

A lighter and tighter Chevrolet Camaro this way comes. We last checked in on Chevy’s future pony car a few months ago, when we published aerial spy photographs of the car being evaluated at General Motors’ proving ground. That prototype was well-camouflaged, but its general shape gave it away as …

Sports Cars

A Company That Helps You Find The Perfect Credit Card Is Now Worth $1 Billion

The new funding, coming just six months after its $85 million Series C, was led by Google Capital, Tiger Global Management, and Susquehanna Growth Equity. The 7-year-old company now has raised over $193 million.<p>Credit Karma calls itself the "Expedia for financial services products." Its users get …