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Hear the Ford Focus RS snarl as it attacks a mountain

Sounds pretty mean.<p>You know you love the Ford Focus RS.<p>Based on the pleasant and fine-driving Focus five-door hatchback, and packing a hopped-up version of the EcoBoost Mustang's turbo 2.3-liter four and a nifty all-wheel-drive system, it's poised to occupy the perch at the top of the hot-hatch …

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Has Porsche built the perfect 911 killer?

Is the new Cayman GT4 the most satisfying car Porsche makes? Top Gear's Ollie Marriage gets behind the wheel.<p><b>Out with it, is the Cayman GT4 fit to stand shoulder to shoulder with the 911 GT3?</b><p>Absolutely. It's a humdinger of a car, mighty on track, addictive on the road and capable of making your …

See How Worn-Out Old Tires Are Passed Off As New

This video should scare the crap out of you . . . for the sake of whoever wound up with that tire.<p>In it, you see how scam artists take worn-out tires and “recondition” them to look newer and safer so that they can then be sold on the secondhand market.<p>How do they do this? By cutting in new grooves …

Tips for cold, cold car care

Cars, like people, don’t function as well in cold weather. Your car doesn’t like it anymore than you. Because most employers frown on hibernating, we’ve compiled a list of precautions to increase the odds of your car functioning in extreme or unseasonable cold.<p><b>Preventative:</b><p>If you don’t have time to …

Most cars autonomous by 2050: study - Roadshow

<b>A study by industry data and consulting firm IHS predicts that, by 2050, nearly all road vehicles will be of the self-driving variety.</b><p>Self-driving …

Watch this R/C Jeep Wrangler plow snow

There's no denying the fact that the Jeep Wrangler is one tough and rugged vehicle, and there is apparently little lost when the SUV is shrunk down for a 1:10th scale radio-controlled version. Proving that the Axial SCX10 Jeep Wrangler is not your run-of-the-mill R/C car, YouTube user Andrew Dykiel …

Google Partners With Automakers to Bring Android to the Car

Google has joined forces with Audi, General Motors, Honda, and Hyundai to form a new consortium aimed at making Android in the car a reality. And the …

Google, Get Into My Car: Android-Based Infotainment Coming This Year

Google knows its autonomous car and gesture-based vehicle controls could be a decade or more away, so this year, it’s just going to take over your car’s infotainment system. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Silicon Valley giant announced plans with Audi, General Motors, Honda, …

Google Glass prescription frames said to start at $99

Wearing<p>Google Glasscould be an issue for users that don't have 20/20 vision, but it's looking like this problem is being handled. Rochester Optical has made prescription lenses for the wearable tech that are said to come in all sorts of styles, cost as low as $99, and debut in as soon as two weeks …

Google's iron grip on Android: controlling open source by any means necessary

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: right;"/><p>Six years ago, in November 2007, the Android Open …