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Tesla, Panasonic sign Gigafactory battery deal

With its lower-priced Model 3 on the way, Tesla's likely to see higher demand -- and if it's going to crank out more electric cars, it'll need lots more batteries.

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2014 BMW 328d xDrive Sports Wagon

Wagons are hot and diesels are hot. Brian Cooley checks out how well BMW combines the hotness in the 328d diesel wagon.

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Tech to make your car smarter, and driving safer

Concerned about your teen driver hitting the road? Truvolo is a device that plugs into your car and unlocks a trove of data, while the Agent smartphone app can cut back on distracted driving.

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How Radical became Radical

In just 17 years Radical has grown into one of the most important names in British motorsport. XCAR caught up with the racing manufacturer's founder Phil Abbott.

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Toyota teaches tech at the track with the Scion FR-S

At a recent Toyota Onramp event at Laguna Seca, we hit the racetrack in the 2014 Scion FR-S sports coupe to learn about its latest car brain, the CAN-Gateway ECU.

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Land Rover Discovery Sport loses concept styling

Photos of Land Rover's latest new vehicle looks like a big departure from the concept shown in New York last April.

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Energica Ego is a two-wheeled electric rocket with a $34,000 price tag

The culture of fast, exotic, Italian performance motorcycles dates back to the dawn of the vehicle. Now, a new Modena-based company is bringing that tradition into the future, with a lightning-fast battery-powered superbike.

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2015 Energica Ego electric superbike looks fast and futuristic (pictures)

Is this what the future of Italian motorcycles looks like? Energica certainly hopes so. Meet the 2015 Ego electric superbike.

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Tiny Kinivo kit gives cars Bluetooth music streaming, hands-free calls

The Kinivo BTC455 modernizes your car with Bluetooth, letting you wirelessly play music from your phone and make hands-free calls.

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Fiat 500L concept gets down with the surfing set (pictures)

Fiat released photos of a design concept based on its 500L model and inspired by Vans sneakers that it will bring to the Vans US Open of Surfing.

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Tesla and Panasonic said to reach agreement on Gigafactory

Tesla and Panasonic have reached an agreement on the so-called Gigafactory, a factory for building batteries for future Tesla electric cars.

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Mini drivers rally from San Francisco to Boston (pictures)

For the 2014 edition of the bi-annual Mini Takes the States rally, hundreds of Mini owners set off from the San Francisco Bay Area for a two-week road trip to Boston.

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