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2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat revealed

707 Horsepower Now Available With Four Doors And 204-MPH Top Speed<p>Almost immediately after we drove the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, we began wondering: what's next? Pumping 707 horsepower into the Challenger seemed so crazy – and so intoxicating – we just assumed that Dodge would try that …

Shark Week is huge, and that's kind of a problem

Sharks have come a long way since the menacing deep-sea creature days of 1975's <i>Jaws</i>.<p>They're even <i>more</i> menacing!<p>Or so it seems, as Discovery Channel kicks off its 27th annual Shark Week with more sensational shows, more social media and more pop-culture buzz than ever before.<p>A campy Rob Lowe promo …

Shark Week 2014 Schedule Released Online; When To Watch Discovery Channel Episodes Starting August 10

Shark Week is back! And according to reports, the 2014 season of the hit Discovery Channel series will be bringing even more bloody drama to the …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles studio apologises for 9/11 PR gaffe

The studio behind the latest revival of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has apologised for a publicity poster which combined a picture of the heroes in a half shell hurtling from a burning building with the legend "September 11".<p>The gaffe was made by Paramount's Australian office, which had combined a …

Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker<p>Tesla Motors Inc.in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California.<p>The potential savings is buried in newly passed legislation, AB 2389 by Assemblyman Steve …

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Swedish man bests Kobe Bryant by jumping speeding Lambo

Way back in 2008, Los Angeles Lakers' shooting guard Kobe Bryant created a minor uproar with a viral video filmed and released by Nike. In it, the 16-time NBA all-star vaulted a moving Aston Martin. The promotional plug of the whole thing was that Bryant's ups were courtesy of his new Nikes, …

I Almost Forgot the Fourth of July, but then I Drove a Tank

Over all the clatter and sweat and roar and reek of diesel, the thought occurs to me: I just muzzle-swept San Francisco with 152mm worth of tank barrel.<p><b>Over all the clatter and sweat</b> and roar and reek of diesel, the thought occurs to me: I just muzzle-swept San Francisco with 152mm worth of tank …

Cadillac taps Infiniti chief Johan de Nysschen as new global president

Cadillac employees woke up Friday morning with a new boss.<p>GM’s luxury division announced that Johan de Nysschen would take over as president on Aug. 1. The 54-year-old South African will leave his post at Nissan, where he served as head of its Infiniti brand for two years.<p>Previously he was an …

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Augmented reality hits the road

Jaguar is developing a ‘virtual windscreen concept'. In short, it is an excellent thing that allows you to pretend you are actually in Gran Turismo.<p>Sure, Jaguar highlights the practical, road-going aspects of this ‘virtual windscreen': high quality virtual imagery displaying hazard, speed and …

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Dodge CEO and Gas Monkey Garage dissect the 10-second Challenger Hellcat

So far, whenever we've seen the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with its 707-horsepower, supercharged Hellcat V8, the muscle car has been smoking its tires. Dodge is finally proving that the SRT can do more than ruin perfectly good sets of rubber, though. In it's latest video, company CEO Tim Kuniskis …

2015 Volkswagen Golf improves on winning hatchback style

In Europe the streets are teeming with compact hatchbacks, but on these shores they are largely under-appreciated. No car has done more to help Americans accept the hatchback than the Volkswagen Golf and its sporty variant the GTI. For 2015, VW is releasing the seventh generation of the Golf, the …

BMW and Mercedes team on wireless car charging

BMW and Mercedes-Benz are teaming up on wireless car charging, pushing a super-efficient way of refueling EVs like the BMW i8 and the Mercedes S500 …