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Goodyear bids goodbye to blimps, says hello to zeppelins

The tire giant is building its next generation of Goodyear blimps -- but the new airships won't technically be blimps at all. CNET Road Trip 2013 discovers the secrets behind Goodyear's new fleet.

By July 13, 2013

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Airships live on, 75 years after Hindenburg disaster

The golden era of zeppelins may long since be over, but airships are once again plying the skies. Today, CNET got a ride aboard the Eureka, and a priceless view of the best of San Francisco.

By May 11, 2012

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Take to the skies in your personal multicopter

Da Vinci might have fancied E-volo's bizarre Volocopter, which seems like an oversized toy. Don't forget your parachute.

By May 2, 2012

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Dual clutch put on hold at Chrysler

Automotive News reports on Chrysler's decision to delay implementation of its dual-clutch transmission due to perceived quality issues.

By November 14, 2011

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Chrysler 8-speed gearbox to boost big sedans' fuel economy

Chrysler Group says its new eight-speed automatic transmission will be the first offered on domestically produced automobiles.

By September 7, 2011

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Where Zeppelins are born

Road Trip 2011: CNET's Daniel Terdiman got a chance to visit the headquarters of Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik, the makers of the Zeppelin NT, and to see the partial construction of the next of the new-style airships to emerge from the Friedrichshafen, Germany hangar.

By August 10, 2011

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/19: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By July 19, 2011

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Boeing hosts Paris Air Show preview

Earlier this month, Boeing hosted a Paris Air Show preview at its aircraft factories in Seattle. CNET toured the facilities to see the company's current airliners under construction.

By June 18, 2011

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The long, great history of zeppelins

Road Trip 2011: The last one was decommissioned in 1940, but there was a day when Germany's zeppelins were the royalty of the skies. CNET visits the Zeppelin Museum to look at the history of aerial royalty.

By June 9, 2011

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 6/7: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By June 7, 2011