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The Stupidity of 'Smart' Cars

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 05.05.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Driving is the most death-defying activity the average American embarks upon. According to the CDC, "unintentional injury" (of which "unintentional ...

Car Review: Not to Be Outdone, the 2014 Volvo S60 Offers Safety First

Rita Cook | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Rita Cook

The Volvo brand seems to continue to know how to please the customer offering style and luxury coupled with added features that just make driving so m...

9 Iconic Brands That Could Soon Be Dead

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

Did you know that Volvo is struggling to sell cars in America? Or that the sandwich chain Quiznos is in serious debt? Below are nine surprising compan...

He's About To Blow Your Van Damme Mind

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.15.2013 | Comedy

If you love martial arts and action movies, then you are without a doubt familiar with this legendary name that needs no introduction: Jean-Claude Van...

We Wouldn't Want To Get Between This Red Truck And These Bulls

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.11.2013 | Technology

Last month, Volvo put a new steering system to the test by having a hamster "test drive" a 16.5-ton truck along a dangerous quarry ledge. Now, the Swe...

WATCH: Hamster Takes 16.5 Ton Truck For A Test Drive

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.12.2013 | Weird News

What is the absolutely smartest and scientifically proven way to test a new steering system on a 16.5-ton truck? Why, have a hamster "drive" it along ...

Man's Second Best Friend

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 11.05.2013 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

I don't meant to bring anyone down, but I have one of those lousy decisions to make. She's been with me for almost 14 years. She has been such a loyal girl, so full of pep in her day, so pretty.

Top 10 Convertibles

GAYOT.com | Posted 10.05.2013 | Style
GAYOT.com

Drop-tops take everyday driving to a new level of enjoyment. Check out the following ten cars to discover some of the best convertibles on the market today.

The Car Cheaters Prefer To Drive

Posted 07.18.2013 | Divorce

Does your significant other drive an Audi? If so, you may want to watch out. A recent survey by Illicit Encounters, a UK-based dating website for m...

5 New Features That Could Be On Your Next Car

AP | By DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 09.04.2013 | Technology

DETROIT (AP) — Cameras that check around the car for pedestrians. Radar that stops you from drifting out of your lane. An engine able to turn off au...

The Next Mobile Frontier: The 'iCar'?

Joseph Farrell | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Last week, the newest frontier in mobility and application development dawned: the "iCar." During its annual World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC), Apple announced plans to bring the iOS experience in 2014 to at least 12 different car markers.

Self-Driving Cars by 2025

Jen Alic | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Jen Alic

Autonomous cars will give drivers the right to claim that they are not liable for traffic incidents, but determining who is liable will be a bit tricky. Responsibility will somehow have to be shared by the driver and the maker of the technology and the car.

Columbia University Student Sues Ad Agency For $23 Million, Claiming Ad Makes Her Look Like An Escort

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.17.2012 | College

Model and recent Columbia University psychology graduate, Carolyn Giles, 30, is suing Volvo, Hertz and her modeling company, Ford Models, for $23 mill...

Bankrupt Automaker Finds A Buyer

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business

* Bankrupt Saab finds buyer in Chinese-Japanese investment group * Investor to produce electric cars * First product in...

At Autoshow, Apparently Size Matters

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

GENEVA — Automakers are thinking small – in size, not ambition. After years marked by environmental concerns, then the economic downturn ...

BMW Tops Mercedes As Most Popular Luxury Auto Brand

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

BMW grabbed the top spot in the U.S. luxury auto market in 2011, edging out Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz brand, as both German automakers took advan...

Volvo Sales Back To Pre-Financial Crisis Levels

AP | By KARL RITTER | Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM -- Truck maker Volvo AB's second-quarter profit surged 63 percent as sales returned to levels last seen before the financial crisis, the Swe...

Brothers, 3 And 4, Found Dead In Car In Wisconsin

AP | By TODD RICHMOND | Posted 09.05.2011 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. -- The dead bodies of 3- and 4-year-old Wisconsin brothers were found in a parked car early Wednesday morning and the boyfriend of the c...

Volvo's Social Media #Fail

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It used to be that in marketing, the brand with the most cash won. Hands down. You could 'carpet bomb' a market, you could 'own' the conversation, you...

'Road Train' Cars Drive Themselves While You Sleep

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Imagine you're driving down the highway, when you pass a column of cars cruising in tandem. You notice with awe that the steering wheel in each car mo...

Ford Reports Record First-Half China Sales

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. sold a record 301,524 vehicles in China during the first six months of the year, up 53 percent from the same period in ...

Geely Buys Volvo: Goldman Gets The Upside, You Get The Downside

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

Goldman Sachs' private equity owns a significant stake in Geely, with the explicit goal of helping that company expand internationally.

Volvo To China: Ford Sells Swedish Automaker To Zhejiang Geely Holding Group

AP | LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM — Zhejiang Geely Holding Group signed a binding deal Sunday to buy Ford Motor Co.'s Volvo Cars unit for $1.8 billion, representing a c...

Toyota finds it's the cover-up, not the crime - McLaren Ferrari-fighter a bargain $229,000

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Toyota is finding out it's not the crime, but the cover-up, which screws you. They should have studied Richard Nixon's presidency.

An Interview With Liam Gillick

Zefrey Throwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zefrey Throwell

Find out what Liam Gillick's hobby is, hear him say the words, "unicorns, planets, and falling down" and much more in this audio interview.