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'Superdialects' On Twitter Might Be Voicing Your Cultural History

The words you use on social media today paint a history of language that's centuries-old.<p>Dialects say much more than where a person is from. They are also rife with information that can reveal a whole history behind a person's culture. A new study suggests your own cultural history might be talking …

2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Drops Four-Cylinder, Gets $27,645 Starting Price

Hyundai’s Genesis Coupe drops its four-cylinder engine for the 2015 model year, meaning the car now features a V-6 as standard across the range. This …

636-HP Hennessey HPE600 Camaro Z/28 Test Drive: Video

The other day we brought you the dyno video of John Hennnessey’s take on the track-tastic Chevy Camaro Z/28, and today, we bring you a virtual …

HSV Planning World’s Fastest ‘Truck’

Back in 2006, Holden’s official tuner HSV set the Guinness World Record for the fastest production pickup/utility with its Maloo R8. The car-based …

Sports Cars

GM to shutter Holden by 2016?

Just how long are the lights at General Motors' Australian subsidiary, Holden, going to remain on? According to a government report obtained by Australia's ABC and reported via the country's <i>News.com.au</i>website, not past 2016. The news comes mere months after Ford announced plans to end its …

2014 Honda Civic priced from $18,190*, new CVT boosts city mpg

For the third consecutive model year, Honda has given its Civic lineup some substantial improvements, and with the 2014 Civic Coupe and Sedan going on sale this week, the automaker has released pricing and fuel economy numbers for its gas and non-Si models. Honda has not released any images of the …

Brace yourselves: More front-wheel-drive BMWs are coming

BMW starts moving its party from the backyard to the front.<p>For decades, every car wearing a BMW badge had three critical characteristics: kidney grilles, a Hofmeister kink, and rear-wheel drive. You might've noticed the diminishing importance of kidneys in the Bavarian's design language and, if …

BMW

Meet the US Army’s hybrid hellion

A fuel-efficient, lightweight hybrid vehicle that could keep soldiers safe? It might sound like mission impossible, but such a machine is already roaming the earth – albeit on a tight leash.<p>A rugged new US Army research prototype Ultra Light Vehicle (ULV) has recently entered an advanced …

Yes, the rumors were true. The new 2015 Ford Mustang will be available with a four-cylinder engine. Details --> http://bit.ly/IRT3gu

TOTD: 2015 Ford Mustang: 305-HP Turbo I-4 or 300-HP V-6?

There’s a lot to soak in with the new 2015 Ford Mustang, but today’s TOTD will focus on the pony car’s powertrain options, specifically the new 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbo-four. As we stated in our First Look article of the 2015 Mustang, the 3.7-liter V-6 will carry over, as well as the 5.0-liter V-8. …

Sports Cars

Saleen announces 'Electric Car Project' with very little detail

Saleen may not be the first company you think of when it comes to electric cars. Tire-smoking modified muscle cars, sure, but not so much with the electric cars. That could, however, be about to change.<br>The company best known for tuning Mustangs just announced that plans to develop an electric …

Volvo to test 100 self-driving cars on Swedish roads [w/video]

Autonomous vehicles are increasingly being tested on public roads around the globe, including Nissan in Japan and Google here in the US, and now Volvo is preparing to test its own self-driving cars on the streets of Sweden. In conjunction with the state government, Volvo's Drive Me project kicks …