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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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Top 10 greatest automobile innovations ever (pictures)

From manufacturing techniques to in-car computers, these are the biggest breakthrough technologies in the history of the car.

10 Images By September 3, 2013

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Planes, trains, and automobiles: Road Trip 2013 comes to an end

For more than 5,200 miles over five weeks this summer, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman toured the midwest, looking for great stories. Now it's time to start planning Road Trip 2014.

By August 19, 2013

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​The chaebols: The rise of South Korea's mighty conglomerates

They are cornerstones of the economic, political and social landscape: Part one of a series looks at how these conglomerates -- like Samsung, LG and Hyundai -- saved South Korea from crushing poverty and defined a country's role on the global stage.

By April 6, 2015

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40 years of gadgets come out to play

An exhibit in New York reunites stars from technology's past -- from the "laptop" that's heavier than an automobile tire to computers you don't even need to touch -- and puts them at your fingertips.

By March 29, 2015

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Elon Musk teases 'major' Tesla news -- but it's 'not a car'

A tweet from Tesla's chief signals that an unveiling at the end of April will bring the company's first foray beyond automobiles.

By March 30, 2015

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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

Which snazzy automobile earned an Editors' Choice Award? You'll find the answer among the luminaries in this week's lineup.

4 Images By March 13, 2015

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New Jersey reverses ban on Tesla's direct auto sales

Gov. Chris Christie signs bill Wednesday that allows the electric carmaker to open a maximum of four direct-sale dealerships in the state.

By March 18, 2015

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Gecko-inspired adhesive lets you climb walls

Mechanical engineers at Stanford University have developed a substance that mimics gecko toes. Not just for scaling walls in Spiderman-like fashion, the adhesive could help clean up space debris and be used on automobile assembly lines.CNET's Sumi Das visits the research lab where it was created to learn how it works.

By February 25, 2015

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Google's latest shopping tool: Auto insurance

The search giant launches a service that enables users to compare auto insurance quotes -- just like they would flights and hotels.

By March 5, 2015