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BMW Motorrad sculpts its future

To those who insist that a machine cannot be a work of art, BMW offers the dazzling Concept Roadster motorycle, unveiled in Italy at this year's Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este.<p>This two-wheeled glimpse into BMW Motorrad's future features a dramatic wedge shape and split colouring – a pearl-white …

Motorcycles

We Hear: Volkswagen Budget Car Clears Cost Hurdle

Volkswagen’s long-rumored budget car has reportedly taken a significant step forward in the planning process. After spending over a year attempting to hit cost requirements for the new car, Volkswagen executives are finally ready to approve the project, though the budget car will still face a few …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

Hero's Amazing AWD Diesel Two-Wheeler Is Vechicular Nerdery—and Unstoppable Scootering—Incarnate

How many adjectives can you use to describe a 150-cc scooter? India’s Hero MotoCorp, based in a country where whole families pile onto tiny two-stroke bikes, packs at least four onto its all-wheel drive turbo-diesel electric hybrid RNT scooter/motorcycle.<p>The very cool RNT is a concept, although its …

Superbikes

Carvana's Used-Car Vending Machine Is a Novel Idea

Nearly everyone has at least one friend who scouts cars online via eBay or <i>Bring a Trailer</i>, or know a guy whose idea of weekend fun is putting Hoosiers on a Buick Roadmaster wagon. They’re the type of car buyers who’d never step into a typical used-car lot, and for them, perhaps a door-to-door …

Kawasaki J Concept Motorbike Morphs to Suit Your Riding Style

Kawasaki has unveiled its latest futuristic vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show: <b>Kawasaki J Concept Motorbike</b>. It’s beautifully insane three-wheeled …

Motorcycles

The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work

Do you think you’re qualified for a particular job, fit to lead a team, or entitled to a promotion because you have extensive experience and highly developed technical skills? Well, it turns out that while those things <i>are</i> crucial to your professional success, it’s imperative that you <i>also</i> have great …

Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013

Ready to see a selection of today's best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Dcouverte) has just announced its 2013 winners. Each year, the competition invites emerging and mid-career photographers from around the world to enter their finest …

Art Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

Photography

Digital Indians: Find out about the series

<b>Over the next few weeks, the BBC wants to take you on an amazing journey through digital India.</b><p>Our special Digital Indians series will tell you stories of five successful technological innovators and explore their distinct connections with India.<p>The tales including a home-grown entrepreneur-turned …

16 Things You Should Do At The Start Of Every Work Day

The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success.<p>“Having a good start to the day where you have greater control is critical in achieving better results, …

2015 Honda Fit First Drive

...and 'Big Change'<p>They say, “When you’re on a good thing, stick to it.” Honda has followed that formula since launching the first Fit back in 2001. And why not? It’s worked wonders for the automaker so far, even if Honda of America took three years to wake up to the car’s potential and launch it …

Tesla and Fisker: A tale of two startups

One recently posted its first quarterly profit, the other has declared bankruptcy. A chronology of two EV startups and their drastically different fates.<p>Creating a car is one thing. Creating a car company, quite another.<p>Fisker Automotive and Tesla Motors, whose narratives were virtually entwined as …

Startups

2013 Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Van

Squared off and ready for business.<p>It’s difficult to imagine a cargo-van war, so let’s think of this as a skirmish in the city streets, with FedEx guys, plumbers, florists, and the like wielding the combatants in this contest: Nissan’s NV200 compact cargo van versus Ford’s Transit Connect.<p>Ground …

Steve Jobs' 10 best quotes on business

<i>To celebrate the life of Apple’s former CEO, here are the ten best Steve Jobs quotes:</i><p><b>Steve Jobs on work/life:</b><p>“Your work is going to fill a large part …

Steve Jobs

2014 Toyota Corolla

Eleven generations and counting.<p>When we first saw photos of the 11th-generation Toyota Corolla, it got us thinking about the AE86. To drifters and import hot-rodders, the twin-cam, rear-drive AE86 Corollas of the 1980s are venerated icons. Given the aggressive (for Toyota) styling of the new …