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Air Force launches X-37B space plane

The unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle heads into space on its first mission, as the Air Force scopes out how it might eventually serve "warfighters' needs."

By April 23, 2010

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Secretive X-37B space plane ends 7-month orbit

Resembling a shrunk-down space shuttle, the Air Force's X-37B returns to Earth from its debut test flight, pointing the way toward cheaper, adaptable--and perhaps military--missions.

By December 3, 2010

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Feds declare that Google's self-driving car is its own driver

In a letter to Google, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined that the computer piloting Google's self-driving cars can be considered a driver, for purposes of the car's control placement.

By February 9, 2016

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Rivals: Mazda CX-3 vs. Jeep Renegade vs. Honda HR-V

We take a look at three of the newest small crossovers on the market. Which one reigns supreme: the off-road bomber, the utility maven or the invigorating corner carver?

By February 9, 2016

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Why Toyota's Scion brand may sell more cars after it's dead and buried

Scion, Toyota's so-called "youth brand" is being shuttered, but many of its models will live to sell another day, albeit with Toyota badging. Here's why that's probably great for sales.

By February 5, 2016

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Tesla will update its Summon feature after safety issues were raised

Consumer Reports pointed out an "avoidable safety concern" with the automaker's self-parking feature, and the company listened.

By February 10, 2016

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This strap could let you pay the bill with your Pebble smartwatch

Fit Pay is raising funds on Kickstarter for an ambitious idea: a special strap for a Pebble Time smartwatch that adds Apple Pay-like functionality.

By February 10, 2016

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GM and the delicate dance of automotive cybersecurity

How General Motors is staying ahead of the cybersecurity curve -- without making itself a target.

By February 1, 2016

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No money, no problem with these affordable cars

From bare bones to econo-boxes to vehicles that offer terrific value for money, affordable cars are a huge segment.

By January 25, 2016

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A future of self-driving cars? We're ready now

The younger generation no longer feels as strong a need to be behind the wheel -- and phones have stolen some of cars' cachet.

By January 23, 2016