The Crazy Schemes of the World’s Most Surprising Car Exec

The Crazy Schemes of the World’s Most Surprising Car Exec

No other man or woman in the industry seems to hold, or as boldly exercise, such autocratic control.

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The Weird Shifter That Made Audi’s R8 Sports Car a Legend

The Weird Shifter That Made Audi’s R8 Sports Car a Legend

The Audi R8 was most amazing for how daringly different it was—especially that gated shifter.

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6 New Cars That Show Automakers What to Do Next

6 New Cars That Show Automakers What to Do Next

The most interesting cars at the NY auto show—the failures and the successes, the bold ideas and the lame ones—embody truths about making and selling cars in the 21st century

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Old-School Automaker Morgan Is Back With Another Beauty

Old-School Automaker Morgan Is Back With Another Beauty

It’s comforting to have Morgan, which still talks about 1960s styling and hand-builds cars to order using ashwood frames.

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Today’s Automakers Should Learn From the Exec Who Treated Cars Like Horses

Today’s Automakers Should Learn From the Exec Who Treated Cars Like Horses

Yutaka Katayama, the Nissan executive behind the Datsun 240 Z, died this week at 105. A native of Japan, Katayama basically cracked the code on selling Asian cars in America. Decades after the man made his mark, his life holds stark, vibrant lessons regarding the automobile. “The fun of driving cars is the same as […]

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The 11 Coolest Cars From the Detroit Auto Show

The 11 Coolest Cars From the Detroit Auto Show

From the spectacularly ludicrous Ford GT supercar, to the Chevy concept that could beat Tesla in the race to build a practical electric, to the bonkers Mercedes-Benz concept that imagines a future where humans are just passengers.

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Porsche Gives Us a Sexier, Faster 911 Targa—For a Price

Porsche Gives Us a Sexier, Faster 911 Targa—For a Price

Just when you thought Porsche’s 911 Targa couldn’t get any better, along comes the Targa 4 GTS. The 911 Targa, unveiled a year ago with its seemingly magical pop-top, was the most beautiful open-top 911 since the original Targa appeared in 1967. But Porsche upped the ante yesterday at the Detroit auto show with 911 Targa […]

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