On the finishing straight: The BMW M3 Coupe reaches the end of its production run – but its racing career continues at pace.

Munich. Fresh from a clean sweep of German Touring Car Masters (DTM) titles in 2012, the BMW M3 has continued to power from one victory to the next again this season. And the race-spec car is sure to be involved in a good

European Concerns Drive GM, But Beware Of The French Connection

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GM's bid to rationalize Europe will impact the products that will be offered domestically.

It seems that Europe is defining the future of General Motors more so than its home North American market. Having axed Saturn, Pontiac and Hummer, GM has done a fairly good job of repositioning...
-Midsize Sedan is First Mazda to Feature Capacitor-Based Brake Energy Regeneration System-

Jul 5, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has announced updated pricing of its all-new 2014 Mazda6 midsize sedan, now featuring the

Tesla Model S by the ocean

Under the "sign us up for that job" heading, the crew at Drag Timestook it upon themselves to perform some straight-line road tests with a 60-kWh Tesla Model S. And the publication found that the automaker may have been a bit too modest about the performance levels of that particular all-electric sedan, something that perhaps BMW is already aware


The unashamed use of mobile phones in public places means there is little left to do but offer a resigned shrug

Of all those minded to speak their brains in the aftermath of a Sainsbury's worker's refusal to serve someone who was on their mobile phone, a section of callers to Jeremy Vine's radio deserve a special berth in hell. "Wow," tweeted the...

Legislators and journalists alike have been cavalier in their condemnations of the man responsible for the NSA leaks

According to US legislators and journalists, the surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden actively aided America's enemies. They are just missing one essential element for the meme to take flight: evidence.

An op-ed by Representative...

The second-person narrative has become the red trousers of the blogging world – initially endearing, it's now just irritating

You know when you start a story, "You know when you", and you end up staring at the blank faces of people who never forget to put on deodorant or who don't have favourite mugs for different times of the day? They look at you...

Cashiers are not servants but equals; that parity does not disappear because so many retail workers are modestly paid

The hero of this week is obviously the checkout assistant in the Crayford branch of Sainsbury's who refused to serve a customer because she was on her mobile. Quite right, too. The supermarket chain was certainly wrong to apologise...

Quick Play: Nissan GT Academy 2013 [w/videos]

Just a few days ago, Polyphony Digital released a new downloadable title, called Nissan GT Academy 2013. The game is "powered by" Gran Turismo 6, meaning that the short demo is really our first look (at least outside of the E3 show floor) at the real driving simulator before the full game goes on sale this coming winter.

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