Volvo Axes the Passenger Seat to Boost Backseat Legroom

Volvo Axes the Passenger Seat to Boost Backseat Legroom

To entice wealthy types, Volvo has created a new concept that removes the front passenger seat for crazy legroom.

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11 Historic German Police Cars, From Lamborghinis to VWs

11 Historic German Police Cars, From Lamborghinis to VWs

The Audi Museum in Germany has assembled a great collection of historic Bavarian police cars.

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The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America

The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America

History isn’t all that matters: Cities can change to cater to pedestrians instead of, or at least in addition to, cars.

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How Ford Made Its F-150 Pickup Lighter and Safer Than Ever

How Ford Made Its F-150 Pickup Lighter and Safer Than Ever

Ford designed an entirely new shape for its crash structure to make the new F-150 the safest it’s ever built.

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GM’s Using Simulated Crashes to Build Safer Cars

GM’s Using Simulated Crashes to Build Safer Cars

Using computers to tweak designs and get a good idea of how they impact crash safety streamlines the development process. And automakers are getting better at it.

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GM’s Using Simulated Crashes to Build Safer Cars

GM’s Using Simulated Crashes to Build Safer Cars

Using computers to tweak designs and get a good idea of how they impact crash safety streamlines the development process. And automakers are getting better at it.

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Cadillac Thinks Its ‘Ultra-Luxe’ Sedan Can Take on Mercedes

Cadillac Thinks Its ‘Ultra-Luxe’ Sedan Can Take on Mercedes

The gorgeous 2016 Cadillac CT6 is a new top-of-the-line sedan meant to take the luxury fight right to BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

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F1 Drivers Push Their Bodies to Extremes in Malaysia’s Heat

F1 Drivers Push Their Bodies to Extremes in Malaysia’s Heat

This weekend, Formula One heads to Malaysia, one of the most humid and hottest tracks on the calendar. It tests both man and machine.

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