Chris Mancero

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Watch an Audi RS7 Drive Itself Around a Track at 150 MPH—with Nobody Inside

The thought of a driverless car hurtling itself around a track at 150 mph sounds like a bizarre racing disaster: <i>What happened to the driver?</i> But just before the DTM season finale at Hockenheim, Audi is making it happen, sending an autonomous RS7 sports sedan careening around the track with nary a …

Autonomous Cars

Lindsay Lohan Intensifies GTA V Lawsuit

Lohan's 10-page complaint replaced with a 67-page tome.<p>Actress Lindsay Lohan has beefed up her 10-page lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive and …

How Much Money You’ve Spent On The Xbox One vs PS4 vs Wii U

Wow, you guys sure do like to spend money on games!<p>But it's not just that. A lot of you have found ways to be incredibly resourceful with trade-ins, …

"The Best Games Are On Xbox One," Microsoft Says Via New Promo Website

In the lead-up to the all-important holiday shopping season, Microsoft has launched a new website that boasts that "the best games are on Xbox One."<p>The website has three tabs, and the first boasts that Microsoft has the "best exclusives" of 2014, listing out games such as Forza Horizon 2, Titanfall …

Blockbusters

The Safest Affordable Used Cars For Teen Drivers

Though statistics suggest today’s teenagers aren’t as eager to get behind the wheel as were their car-crazy predecessors, obtaining a driver’s license and driving one’s first car remains an important rite of passage for young adults. Unfortunately, a recent study found that many teens are driving …

Acura, Cadillac Top Shoppers' Ratings Of Automaker Mobile Sites

Acura, by a significant margin, has the best-rated OEM mobile website. It's followed by Cadillac, Porsche, and Chrysler, as other mobile …

Man Steals New Camaro Z/28 By Driving It Through Dealership Window

Kip Raines, is that you? A Seattle man decided to steal a car, Raines-style, but instead of a silver 996 Porsche 911, he swiped a new Chevy Camaro Z/28. In doing so, yes, he drove it quite literally out of the dealership.<p>It’s almost romantic: Plan to steal a beautiful, desirable car; break into the …

Cadillac CT6 To Offer Plug-In Option, Weigh Less Than CTS

Cadillac’s new flagship sedan will be called the CT6, ride on the new Omega rear-wheel-drive platform and enter production at General Motors …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

The top 10 worst names for cars

Horsepower, efficiency, style -- all important. But none of that matters if you don't get the name right. Who wants to be seen in a<p>Yaris? Or a C-Max? Or a Tiguan?<p>Who knows how they came up with these sorry monikers -- some epic focus-group fail? But automakers have as many misses as hits in the …

Top 10

How Bad Cars Happen: The Pontiac Aztek debacle

Bob Lutz on the dangers of totalitarian management.<p>How do bad cars happen? How, for instance, did Pontiac's Aztek—the greatest failed model in recent history—get all the way from flawed design to ugly product? We asked Bob Lutz, our industry expert and man-about-town, if he knew anything. Turns …

Google confirms Android flaw that led to Bitcoin theft

While the tech giant explains the cause of the vulnerability that left Bitcoin digital wallets susceptible, Symantec researchers warn that hundreds of thousands of apps are at risk of similar attacks.<p>Google has confirmed a flaw in Android's operating system, which could make Bitcoin digital wallets …

Information Security

Ex-Cuban leader Fidel Castro 'surprised' by survival

<b>Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has said that he decided to step down and transfer power to his younger brother, Raul, because he was diagnosed with a fatal illness in 2006.</b><p>In an article published to mark his 87th birthday, Fidel Castro said he didn't expect to survive the stomach ailment and live …