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Smarter driver: Understanding automotive recalls

Recalls have made big news in recent years whether it's Ford and Firestone, Toyota or GM's recent troubles. But what are behind recalls and what do they really mean? CNET's Brian Cooley explains.

By April 15, 2014

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The best (and worst) automotive April Fools' announcements

Everyone's a comedian on April 1st, even your favorite automaker.

By April 1, 2014

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Google Open Automotive Alliance puts Android in your motor

Google wants to take over your motor with a federation of carmakers who want your Android phone to work better with their four-wheeled products.

By January 6, 2014

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A tour of the Vault at the Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum has hundreds of incredible cars, but many have never been seen by the public. Behold the Vault, where they house classics from over 100 years of automotive history that can't fit in the museum itself. Here's a tour with tons of pictures.

By October 18, 2013

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GM to launch cars that nag you to death?

A report suggests that Detroit is to install technology that monitors your distracted driving. At what point does the tech itself become too much of a distraction?

By September 2, 2014

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Synaptics: Get ready for more smartphones with fingerprint readers

In an interview, Synaptics CEO Rick Bergman talks about the opportunities that stem from the Internet of Things and describes his idea of the holy grail of biometric sensors.

By August 31, 2014

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Auto supplier Continental hires Googler to lead new Silicon Valley unit

The German automotive supplier plucks Seval Oz from Google's self-driving car project to lead a new division focused on intelligent transportation systems.

By August 18, 2014

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Despite tough times in China, Qualcomm sees stronger chip sales there

Cristiano Amon, co-president of Qualcomm's chips segment, said in an interview that the rapid adoption of 4G LTE technology should benefit the company's growth in China.

By August 21, 2014

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New BlackBerry unit to focus on patents, software

The struggling handset maker combines its 44,000 patents and several key software projects into a single unit as it tries to develop new revenue streams.

By August 18, 2014

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Rolls-Royce's CEO on youth appeal and a future SUV (Q&A)

CNET sat down with Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes to talk about expanding the brand's appeal to younger buyers, new models, and efficient drivetrains.

By August 14, 2014