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2015 Audi A8 rises to meet the challenge [w/video]

It's turnover time in the extra large premium sedan segment. With Mercedes having stuffed HAL 9000 in its new S-Class, other luxury marques are quickly updating their own super sleds to keep up with this persistent march of technology. While far from a full redesign, the Audi A8 has changed enough …

Aston Martin DB9 Centenary Edition burnishes an aging beauty

Are you one of those jaded enthusiasts that think all of today's Aston Martin models look the same? Gorgeous though they may be, the brand's products and design language have gotten a bit, shall we say... familiar. Gorgeous, but familiar. The British marque's cupboards have been bare of all-new …

In Frankfurt, Q30 gives Infiniti a boost

To gaze upon Infiniti's gleaming Q30 Concept hatchback, unveiled in Frankfurt on 10 September, one might not imagine just how trying these times are for Nissan's luxury brand, which is just a year off from its silver anniversary.<p>Since its 1989 launch, the marque has played second fiddle to Lexus – …

Maserati Quattroporte suits up with Ermenegildo Zegna [w/video]

You know what no one has ever said? The Maserati Quattroporte needs more Italian style. Just the same, Maserati has teamed up with Ermenegildo Zegna to give the QP just that.<p>Revealed here at the Frankfurt Motor Show is the (deep breath now) Maserati Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Limited Edition …

Did you know: You can save up to four individual profiles to the all-new Infiniti Q50. When you step inside, your Q50 will load your customized conditions such as your exact seat position, your preferred audio settings, your perfect climate, and more. What do you want to know about Infiniti? Ask your questions, and yours may be the next feature!

If your Infiniti disappeared from your driveway, which other Infiniti model (or even concept!) would you want to appear in its place?

It may be Throwback Thursday, but today we're only looking ahead. Check out our new Infiniti Q50 website: http://www.infinitiusa.com/sedan/q50

The National Post calls the all-new Infiniti Q50 a "high-tech feat of engineering." Read why: http://life.nationalpost.com/2013/07/30/sporty-new-2014-infiniti-q50-is-a-high-tech-feat-of-engineering/

Warren Buffett, age 44, explains the futility of playing the market

In 1975, shortly after joining the board of the Washington Post Company, Warren Buffett wrote a letter to the chairman and chief executive, Katherine Graham. He had some advice as to how the company should invest its pension accounts.<p>All 19 pages were recently published by Fortune, and are well …

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Is it time for American carmakers to give up on dual-clutch transmissions? [w/poll]

Last week, in the midst of Detroit's first days seeking relief in Chapter 9 of the bankruptcy code, <i>Automotive News</i> contributor Larry P. Vellequette penned an editorial suggesting that American car companies raise the white flag on dual clutch transmissions and give up on trying to persuade …

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Infiniti announces pricing for 2014 QX60 and QX70

With the exception of the G37, customers walking into Infiniti showrooms this summer are going to see a bunch of different names pop up as the automaker switches to its new Q-for-car and QX-for-crossover/SUV naming convention for 2014. The first of these renamed models are the 2014 QX60 (which …

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Mercedes Introduces New Automatic in Europe

Mercedes-Benz has announced it will install a nine-speed automatic transmission in its European-spec face-lifted E350 BlueTec turbo-diesel models for the 2015 model year. The German automaker claims the new nine-speed, in conjunction with a stop-start system, will improve the E350 diesel’s combined …

Apple Patents Its Own In-Dash Infotainment System

• As with an iPhone or an iPad, controls on the dashboard and center stack can utilize touch, pinch, and slide movements. The patent information explains the benefit in terms of operating the windshield wipers, which allows for the driver to select exactly the speed and frequency of each wipe rather …

Apple’s China dream may be fading, but India remains a fantasy

Despite cheerful iPhone numbers from Apple, there has been some chatter this morning about the company’s performance in China: Revenue there is down 14% year-on-year, settling in at $4.6 billion for the three months that ended in June.<p>The rest of the world, meanwhile, seems to be doing pretty well …

AOL has a big plan to grab TV ad dollars

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Getty Images / Michael Kovac<p>The online ad industry often looks with envy at the buckets of money that advertisers pour …

Is Demand for Apple Products High or Low? It Depends Who You Ask

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following yesterday's Apple earnings report, the tech press can't decide what to make of consumer …

Apple profits drop again but iPhone sales rise

Apple's profits fell for the second successive quarter on Tuesday – down by 22% – but the company managed to beat analysts' estimates, recording a …

Why health care needs Apple

Apple has a huge opportunity to innovate in digital health.<p>The Silicon Valley technology giant has yet to confirm any new health and fitness gadgets — including its hotly anticipated “iWatch.” If you were hoping yesterday’s Apple earnings report would mention ‘wearables’, you were bound to be …

How to Find Motivation to Meditate

`Meditation can be a great way to relax and de-stress. It's also used to create emotional and spiritual well-being. Sometimes, though, meditation …

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

Google’s Cloud Is Eating Apple’s Lunch

A new front has opened in the smartphone war, and for the first time in many years, Apple is both outnumbered and outgunned.<p>I’m not talking about the phones themselves. iOS is still better than Android, although the gap has narrowed. The next iPhone will doubtless be the best phone in the world …

Apple's iPhone Software Has Flaws, And Just Changing The Design Won't Be Enough

If Apple doesn't do more than just superficially update the way iOS looks, it puts itself at risk of seriously falling behind Google's Android.<p>The new iOS look will be "flatter," supposedly abandoning the familiar design style that made the iPhone a multi-billion success. Instead of glossy icons …

Apple iMac and Mac mini review (late 2012)

As soon as it was unveiled on stage in October, I started looking forward to getting the new iMac in for review. See, my main machine is a 13-inch MacBook Air, which I mostly love. But sometimes I want a bigger screen for watching movies, or more processing power when I'm dealing with photos or …

iPad review (4th generation, late 2012)

Last week at an event in San Jose, Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced two new iPads. One, the iPad mini, is a legitimately new product.<p>The other was a small upgrade to the 9.7-inch iPad, bringing a new processor and new Lightning port to the device. But Tim Cook didn't just call the latest iPad a minor, …

MacBook Air review (13-inch, mid-2012)

Apple’s MacBook Air was initially an expensive luxury, but with an update in 2010 became an affordable, excellent machine. It’s light, well-made, and relatively powerful, and it’s become the choice of many people willing to trade the raw computing prowess of a more high-end machine for a device …