Video Time Out: Car salesman gets punked by Jeff Gordon

Published: May 21, 2015

Car shopping probably tops most people’s list of least favorite things to do. Thus, when someone has a little innocent fun with a car salesman, it’s good for a few laughs.

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U.S. drivers covered record high number of miles so far this year - Published: May 21, 2015

As the economy improves and gas prices remain low, Americans are consistently driving more.

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Tesla Model S door-handle failures still plague electric car - Published: May 21, 2015

Consumer Reports took delivery of a brand-new 2015 Tesla Model S P85D, only to find that the car's proximity sensors weren't recognizing the key fob and extending the door handles as a driver approached.

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Analyst predicts autonomous cars could slash car sales - Published: May 21, 2015

It’s well-documented that the proliferation of self-driving cars could lead to the end the professional driver, but an analyst from Barclays goes further and predicts that the technology could also lead to a massive drop in auto sales.

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A sit-down with Scion - Published: May 20, 2015

Hot on the heels of the New York Auto Show launch of the iM and iA, Doug Murtha, group vice president of Scion, sat down with some Chicago media and shared a few insights about Scion’s future.

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Takata airbag recall doubles: At 34 million cars, now largest in history - Published: May 20, 2015

Following an order from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the airbag manufacturer Takata has agreed to expand its recall of airbag inflators—effectively doubling the scope of a recall pertaining to potentially injurious or deadly shrapnel-prone airbag deployment.

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Will Tesla Powerwall home battery save money? Cost calculator helps you decide - Published: May 20, 2015

Tesla's Powerwall home batteries comprise a high-profile entry by the electric-car maker into a new segment of the energy industry that's expected to grow rapidly.

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GM product chief downplays chances of small Chevy sports car - Published: May 20, 2015

Following the reveal of the Chevrolet 130R concept at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, there was a lot of talk about the bowtie brand possibly launching a small, affordable sports car with rear-wheel drive to take on the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ twins as well as the Mazda MX-5 Miata.

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Recalls recap: Manufacturers on this week’s list include Chevrolet, GMC, Lexus, Pontiac and Toyota - Published: May 19, 2015

In case you missed it: Vehicle recalls that came across our desk this week.

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Autonomous car update: Google hits the streets in California, Nissan offering self-driving cars by 2020 - Published: May 19, 2015

Everyone knows that self-driving cars are coming, but these latest developments suggest that they may be running ahead of schedule.

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California test track for Elon Musk's Hyperloop to be built - Published: May 19, 2015

Tesla's Powerwall home batteries have grabbed headlines recently, but another of Tesla CEO Elon Musk's many big ideas could be reaching an important stage in its development.

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