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Pandora: We want to be the FM radio of the connected car

If your car is capable of getting an internet connection, then chances are it can stream Pandora. That’s not just some happy coincidence for the music streaming company. 865 more words

Tesla Motors' New 'D' Cars Are All-Wheel Drive, Not Self-Drive

Tesla Motors on Thursday night disappointed some auto-market watchers’ expectations that it would put out a self-driving car — but the electric car juggernaut did announce the release of a higher tech version of its Model S car, with all-wheel drive and rapid acceleration rivaling that of luxury vehicles, … 264 more words

Lamborghini Just Unveiled a Beautiful Plug-In Hybrid That Can Go Almost 200mph

Pull over, Prius drivers: Lamborghini just unveiled a 910-horsepower supercar called the Asterion at the 2014 Paris Auto Show.

The Asterion, seen here in blue, has a 5.2-liter V-10 engine putting out 610 horsepower of its own before getting a jolt from three separate electric motors. 91 more words

Will this battery change everything?

Imagine an electric car that could travel more than 300 miles on a single charge. A pipe dream? Yes, for now. But a Michigan startup called Sakti3 just might make it a reality. 1,220 more words

Tech

Mary Barra's (unexpected) opportunity

The “bombshell” moment of the whole decade-long Chevrolet Cobalt ignition-failure saga—for which General Motors has already set aside $1.1 billion, with far more costs possible—occurred on April 29, 2013, in a conference room at the Detroit airport Westin Hotel. 3,009 more words

Leadership

Ferrari hopes to add more mileage to sales by lifting production

Drivers will soon see more Ferraris passing them by on the road – about 3,000 more over the coming years.

That’s because Ferrari is ramping up production as demand grows among the growing class of super wealthy (the one’s who can splurge on $1.3 million cars without a second’s thought), according to… 250 more words

Autos

This sports car runs on saltwater—but it's no threat to Tesla

When a months-old company called NanoFlowcell AG showed up at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2014, debuting its prototype for a “supercar” powered by saltwater-filled flow battery, onlookers appeared… 502 more words