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Learning to drive a rally car

Intercontinental Rally Championship champion Andreas Mikkelsen teaches us a thing or two about driving.

December 3, 2013


We learn to drive Skoda's IRC rally car with a WRC star

A while back we were invited to learn to drive Skoda's Fabia rally car with Andreas Mikkelsen -- an Intercontinental Rally Championship champion, no less. Naturally, we said yes. Powersliding followed.

By December 3, 2013


A dozen capacious juice packs to consider before your next trip

CNET editor Dong Ngo picks his favorite battery packs that will give your smartphone or tablet the extra power to last a long road trip or an intercontinental flight.

By November 20, 2013


Solar plane midway through first intercontinental flight

Solar Impulse, a Swiss-made sun-powered aircraft, finished the first leg of its attempt at an intercontinental flight on Friday without using a single drop of fuel.

By May 28, 2012


Solar plane midway through first intercontinental flight

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has completed the first leg of its planned flight from Switzerland to Morocco without using a drop of fuel.

By May 27, 2012


Secret VIP gets first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

The aviation giant handed over the first next-gen passenger 747 today to an "undisclosed" VIP buyer. Boeing expects to deliver the first commercial 747-8 Intercontinental soon.

By February 28, 2012


Boeing schedules 747-8 Intercontinental's first flight for Sunday

The aviation giant says the all-new, next-generation version of its iconic plane has passed a crucial test, and assuming it passes the last ones remaining in the next few days, the plane should take to the air for the first time on Sunday.

By March 14, 2011


In Paris, the 747-8 Intercontinental paints the town orange

Road Trip 2011: CNET got a chance to see the interior of the not-quite-yet ready for prime time jumbo jet, the next generation of Boeing's flagship jumbo jet.

By June 21, 2011


Look inside Boeing's 747-8 Intercontinental (photos)

Road Trip 2011: At the Paris Air Show, CNET got a look inside the next-generation of Boeing's flagship jumbo jet.

21 Images By June 21, 2011


On first flight, 747-8 Intercontinental a new icon in the sky

A previous version of this story misidentified the aircraft that experienced a series of delays, including an onboard fire. Those delays hit the 787 Dreamliner.

By March 20, 2011