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Tiger Woods tweets 1st photo since ending treatment, takes his kids to soccer match

Tiger Woods on Saturday tweeted a photo of himself and his two children with soccer players Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, the first photo of Woods …

Uber Embraces Major Reforms as Travis Kalanick, the C.E.O., Steps Away

SAN FRANCISCO — In Uber’s continuing attempt to repair its reputation over a series of scandals stemming from its bad-boy culture, its co-founder Travis Kalanick said he would take a leave of absence as chief executive. The company also announced it would embark on a sweeping reorganization to …

Ferrari 812 Superfast: It looks like it sounds

A divine resurrection of a historic name.<p>Ferrari has been on a roll with its recent mid-cycle refreshes. Last year at the Geneva Motor Show, the prancing horse brand unveiled the significantly updated replacement for the FF and named it the GTC4 Lusso, reviving a name last used on the 1971-72 365 …

Ford Opens New Research and Innovation Center in Silicon Valley

Ford is expanding its global research team with the new Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto, which opened this week. The automaker chose Silicon Valley to accelerate research and development of new technologies including connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience, and big …

Road Testing the 2015 Corvette Stingray Convertible

Seventy-five miles per hour becomes 105 in a few blinks, passenger pressed into her seat, V8 bass-baritone filling the air. Pulling over 1.0g cornering force through a tight hairpin is instantly confirmed by the g-meter in the crisp HUD projected onto the windscreen, bringing a satisfied grin. …

F-150 Ecoboost is a Hit, Dodge Caliber Axed

Now that we’re about to hit the middle of the decade in just week, we feel like reminiscing about earlier times. Here were the top automotive stories from exactly three years ago to the date:<p>December 27, 2011<p>Ford Reports F-150 Ecoboost V-6 Truck Sales Hit 100,000 Mark” target=”_blank”><b>Ford Reports</b> …

Hamas rejects Egypt ceasefire plan for Gaza

The armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas has rejected an Egyptian-proposed ceasefire in the Gaza conflict, according to its official website.<p>The Qassam Brigades said on Tuesday that it had not been sent details about the "alleged initiative" from any side, "officially or unofficially".<p>The …

Engadget laptop buyer's guide: winter 2014 edition

CES has been over for a month now, which means it's high time we update all our buyer's guides with some of the new stuff that was just announced. In the coming weeks, we'll have fresh tablet and phone picks, but today, we're all about the laptops. Whether you're in the market for an Ultrabook, …

2013 Honda Accord Sport Sedan

Safety Car: Lapping suburbia in the everyman sports sedan.<p>The Accord is nothing if not popular; Honda’s bestseller ranked second among all cars in the U.S. in 2013, with 366,678 sales. Unit number 58,634 entered the <i>Car and Driver</i> fleet shortly after this ninth generation made its debut and just …

2014 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Sport First Test

Semi-Sporty Sayonara<p>We know the redesigned 2015 Subaru Legacy will bear a resemblance to the handsome Legacy concept that debuted last year, but until the automaker’s latest and greatest midsize sedan bows at the 2014 Chicago auto show, the best four-cylinder family-hauler we can ask for from the …

2014 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet

Please Enjoy The Top-Down Technology Showcase<p>There's a coterie of six-figure professionals who have been waiting for this car, their dental office parking lots and showcase home driveways pining without end for the facelifted 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet. Mercedes lists the Cadillac CTS …

2017 Porsche 911 Turbo Coming Soon

Porsche is introducing a mid-cycle update across its 911 range and used this week’s Frankfurt Auto Show to unveil the first of the updated cars, …

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First 2015 BMW 4-series Gran Coupe Photos: It Looks Exactly How You Imagine It Would

After recently forcing all of its models into a rigid even-number-equals-coupe, odd-number-means-sedan naming scheme—a process that saw the 3-series coupe morph into the 4-series—BMW also layered on a sub-nomenclature for its “four-door coupes,” the Gran Coupe moniker. Now, the first photos of the …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan shown at the 2014 Detroit auto show is the first production model to receive the automaker’s new Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language, which is said to incorporate “fluid aesthetics, the modern Hyundai look, and premium ambience.” In contrast to the last-generation …

Seattle and Denver Disagree On The Super Bowl, But Both Love Subaru

Seattle and Denver are rivals in the Super Bowl but they like pretty much the same sort of cars and trucks, including a taste for Subaru.<p>That’s according to Cars.com, which tracks purchases and online searches for new and used cars. In light of Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup, Cars.com took a closer …

2014 Toyota Highlander Review: Bigger And Better

Toyota has improved its Highlander for 2014 in significant ways. It is more spacious, more upscale and more dynamic than the model it replaces.<p>This midsize sport utility vehicle has been a hit since it was first introduced as a 2001 model. Toyota sold more than 127,000 Highlanders in 2013, up 26 …

The Highlander, Toyota's popular midsize SUV, is all new for 2014.

Charge! How A Father-Daughter Duo Gambled On Tesla And Beat Out Elon Musk While Doing It

Imagine this for a prize fight. In one corner, billionaire Elon Musk, the man who runs the company that builds the Tesla Model S. In the other corner, 62-year-old Kentucky racehorse breeder John Glenney. In June, Musk unknowingly throws down the gauntlet: He will take his kids across the country in …