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Microsoft Is Marching Ahead In Its Cloud-First, Mobile-First Journey

Two years ago, when Satya Nadella replaced Steve Ballmer as the CEO of Microsoft, he started his new job with the mission of making Microsoft the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world. Though it sounded similar to Ballmer’s vision of delivering connected …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Honda Engineer: More Extreme Civic Type-R Model is Possible

However extreme you think Honda has made the Civic Type-R hatchback, there’s always room for more. Speaking to <i>Motor Trend</i> at the car’s press launch in Slovakia, project leader Hisayuki Yagi explained why. “At the start of development we set the target to be the fastest front-drive hatchback around …

Automotive Design

2016 Nissan Maxima by the Numbers

Move over GT-R, the 2016 Nissan Maxima has arrived with more power and tech, as well as a profile that won’t ever be confused with a Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Avalon, or Ford Taurus. While the GT-R functions as the Nissan brand’s performance flagship, the redesigned 2016 Maxima serves as a more …

Nissan

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Gets Godzilla-Like Power

The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge has revealed its beating heart, and it appears that the donor is Godzilla. Infiniti announced at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show that the Formula1-inspired Q50 Eau Rouge concept is getting a 560-hp 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-6 (and more!).<p>With the Q50 Eau Rouge, the Nissan Skyline …

Automotive Design

Five Things You Should Know: McLaren 650S Coupe, Spyder

A greeting, ahem, for Ferrari<p>As reported, McLaren unveiled the 650S Coupe and Spider today at the Geneva Auto Show. Sporting 650 hp, a 204 mph top speed, and styling combining both of McLaren‘s current offerings, the 650S intends to be a premium and more potent version of the 12C. Here are five …

Sports Cars

Honda Civic Type-R Concept Flaunts Turbo-Four in Geneva

Introducing Honda's new 2.0-liter VTEC Turbo Engine<p>Honda‘s broken out the old cliche “racecar for the road” in introducing<br>the Civic Type-R Concept in Geneva, but this car seems to have earned it.<p>Much of the Type-R’s aggressive styling comes from the Civic World<br>Touring Car Championship racecar, …

Automotive Design

Maserati Alfieri Concept Looks Forward at Geneva 2014

Maserati Quattroporte. GranTurismo. Ghibli. Levante. All of these names have an exotic-sounding ring to it. Now how about Maserati Alfieri? Sounds a bit off, no? Thankfully the new <b>Maserati Alfieri</b> concept doesn’t look as off as it sounds. After hinting that it’d preview the future of its brand at …

Maserati

2015 Audi A3 Rated at 23/33 MPG

With the new 2015 Audi A3 about to hit dealerships, the EPA has finally revealed the sedan’s fuel economy numbers. The A3 sedan with the 1.8-liter engine will achieve 23/33/27 mpg city/highway/combined, while the A3 quattro is slightly more efficient.<p>Most A3 sedans will be powered by the 170-hp …

Audi

Zenvo ST1 Hypercar at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Carmaker Vows Only 15 Will Be Built, Sold<p>Touted as Denmark’s first Hypercar, the edgy looking Zenvo ST1’s design is 100-percent Danish, hailing from the town of Praesto, about an hour south of Copenhagen. Nestled amidships is an engine that is based on the LS7 GM Small Block V-8, but the block and …

Sports Cars

Mercedes AMG Boss: 6.2L V-8 is Dead

We Sit Down With the Always Quotable, Brutally Honest Tobias Moers<p>I spend a great deal of time interviewing executives. The key problem with that is that there’s always a PR flack (or three) acting like a roadblock between what the executive would like to say, and what they’re allowed to say. …

Automotive Design

Want the Honda Civic Type R? Sign the Petition!

Can The Power of Dreams Finally Bring the Type R to Our Shores?<p>The Honda Civic Type R concept shown at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show appears to be the last straw for the Honda faithful. Tired of getting teased with forbidden fruit, one enthusiast took initiative and started a petition on Change.org …

Automotive Design