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Building the U.S. Army's M1A2 Abrams tank (pictures)

Since 1980, the Army has depended on the Abrams for battlefield superiority in combat. As part of Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman checked out how these battle-tested vehicles are forged.

36 Images By July 10, 2013

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U.S. Army explores fuel efficiency with new vehicle

Multinational engineering firm Ricardo finished its first build of a new light tactical vehicle for the U.S. Army, with one of its main design goals being fuel efficiency.

By October 10, 2011

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Ford launches car that prevents you from speeding

Technically Incorrect: The S-Max is equipped with an Intelligent Speed Limiter, which reads speed limit road signs and slows you down accordingly.

By March 24, 2015

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Looking down the road at Apple's automotive future

No, Apple isn't building a car yet, but recent hires point to the company looking to position itself as a much bigger player in the automotive world. Let's look a little deeper at the implications.

By February 13, 2015

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A nice handheld flamethrower? How handy

Technically Incorrect: Monday sees the launch of the XM42, which claims to be the first ever legally available portable flamethrower.

By March 22, 2015

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Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 2015

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U.S. Navy sees shipboard laser weapon coming soon

A solid-state laser will be installed on the USS Ponce, and it may well end up parked in the Persian Gulf.

By April 8, 2013

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Corning's germ-fighting glass means you can touch an ATM with less worry

The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.

By March 17, 2015

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Delphi car driving itself across the country

Automotive Tier 1 supplier Delphi aims to test and prove its autonomous car technology by letting it drive from San Francisco to New York City.

By March 19, 2015

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Across the country in a self-driving car

Part publicity stunt and part research, automotive equipment supplier Delphi plans to test its autonomous car technology by having it drive from San Francisco to the New York Auto Show.

By March 19, 2015