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Pokemon X and Pokemon Y review: new life

Pokemon X and Y is the revival the series has been waiting for<p><i>Pokemon X and Y</i> is the renovation this series has deserved for over a decade.<p>With <i>Pokemon X and Y</i>, Game Freak hasn't just buffed out long-standing blemishes with the core series; they've also added new, welcome features at every turn. The …

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General Motors

Elon Musk Explains Tesla Fire That Consumed Headlines

Tesla Chairman and Chief Executive Elon Musk just posted a full explanation of the fire in a Model S that occurred this week, causing a major PR headache for the company.<p>Here’s the full post:<p><i>Earlier this week, a Model S travelling at highway speed struck a large metal object, causing significant</i> …

EPA chides automakers' fuel economy test drivers for being 'too good'

The gap between the estimated fuel economy demonstrated on a car's window sticker, and that which is achieved while driving in the real world, has always existed. Further, there has always been a difference between the mile-per-gallon numbers submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency by …

Tesla's Elon Musk defends Model S electric car after fire

Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk moved Friday to put out the financial fire that resulted from when one of the electric car company’s expensive Model S hatchbacks burned up on a roadway near Seattle this week.<p>Writing on Tesla’s website, Musk explained how a big chunk of metal that fell from a …

Koenigsegg planning hypercar with one horsepower per kilo

If this seems crazy (and awesome), that's because it is. According to <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, Koenigsegg is planning a car called the One:1 – as in, one horsepower per pound <i>kilogram</i>. Head honcho Christian von Koenigsegg describes this new hypercar as a "money-is-no-object venture" for a dealer in …

Elon Musk: Tesla S Fire Would Have Been Worse In A Regular Car

On Thursday I wrote about how the Tesla communications team was handling the recent Model S crash that resulted in a fire near Seattle.<p>The post received some criticism from those who felt I was unduly hard on the PR department, which I said had taken too long to give straightforward answers to …

If you thought blind people couldn't drive, you were wrong. This blind driver set a new 186-mph land speed record in this Porsche 911. More ---> http://bit.ly/1bxnZzb

Toyota GT86 convertible on 'indefinite hold'

Bad news, sportscar fans. According to a new report from <i>What Car?</i>, Toyota has cancelled plans to produce a GT86 convertible, a model based on the FT-86 Open Concept that debuted at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. In truth, Toyota never actually confirmed it would produce the budget-friendly droptop in …

New York Comic Con 2013 King of the Road: Sneak Peek

On Saturday, October 5, this years New York Comic Con kicked-off with the King of the Road Challenge." Four customized Chevy Sonics showcasing characters from Boom Studios!, Dark Horse Comics, Image and Valiant will travel the Tri-State area o<p>On October 5, Chevy and ReedPOP kicked off this year's …

Hyundai Sante Fe gets zombie survival machine treatment for NY Comic-Con

Surviving a zombie invasion isn't easy, and Hyundai takes life-or-undead situations pretty seriously, as made clear by its devotion to creating zombie-annihilating vehicles. Earlier this year, Robert Kirkman, creator of <i>The Walking Dead</i> comic series that gave birth to the hit television series of …