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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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Hot Wheels' real-life Darth Vader car (pictures)

Mattel's Hot Wheels line of model cars turns to the Dark Side at San Diego Comic-Con, with a full-size Darth Vadermobile. And yes, it's fully operational.

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Elon Musk named his Tesla Model S 'Old Faithful,' he tells Colbert

In an upcoming software update, Tesla owners can attach a name to their engine-less electric rides. For Musk, it's "Old Faithful," he tells Stephen Colbert.

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BlueDriver makes your phone into a diagnosis tool for your car

OBD-II diagnostic device BlueDriver interprets engine error codes to suggest what might need fixing, and lets you know if your car is ready for a smog check.

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BlueDriver turns your smartphone into an engine scan tool (pictures)

With its Bluetooth-connected OBD-II scanner and smartphone app, the BlueDriver shows an engine's running data and error codes.

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2014 BMW X5 xDrive35i

It's the original BMW SUV, now all-new for its third generation. Brian Cooley takes the BMW X5 xDrive35i out for a spin and checks the tech.​

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Porsche 959: Posterchild of the supercar renaissance

If you had posters of cars on your bedroom wall when you were a kid, chances are Porsche's first supercar was among them.

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Third-gen BMW X5 is still an excellent drive

The third generation of BMW's largest SUV shows excellent flexibility, with comfort on the long haul and twisty road acumen, not to mention a wealth of connected features.

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2014 BMW X5 good on the twisty road, and on the Internet (pictures)

BMW equips the X5 with its latest cabin tech, meaning a built-in data connection and integrated smartphone data, at the same time performing excellently on the roads.

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