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  • Lead-acid batteries power new car technology

    Lead-acid batteries power new car technology
    Start/stop systems in cars, paired with traditional gas engines, are up to the task of bringing cars to the mandated higher fuel economy numbers, according to a major automotive supplier. Johnson Controls says its present lead-acid absorbent glass mat...
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class electric drive arrives in U.S.

    2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class electric drive arrives in U.S.
    The 2014 B-Class Electric Drive, Mercedes-Benz's new four-door electric vehicle hatchback, will arrive at dealerships in July with a price tag of $42,375, including a $925 destination charge. The B-Class Electric Drive could be eligible for federal tax...
  • China's yuppies making waves in global auto design

    China's yuppies making waves in global auto design
    SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Global automakers are scrambling to meet the demands of China's young urban professionals, who want a car that makes them stand out, yet don't always have the money to splurge on a top-end model. After nearly two decades of...
  • A $40,000 machine... to brew tea?

    A $40,000 machine... to brew tea?
    Does it really take tea-brewing technology that costs the price of an Audi A5 to make the perfect pot?  According to David Barenholtz of the American Tea Room in Beverly Hills, calif., the answer is yes. Not only does Barenholtz say that the Bkon brewer...
  • Eric Church: Nashville's dark poet is ready for some sunlight

    Eric Church: Nashville's dark poet is ready for some sunlight
    Country renegade Eric Church lives and writes on the edge, but when he takes the stage on the ocean’s rim at the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale Saturday night, the metaphorical significance will be overshadowed by a more literal...
  • Content Management Firm FilmTrack Acquires Jaguar Consulting

    Content and rights-management firm FilmTrack has acquired Jaguar Consulting, which provides software for IP rights, royalty and contract management. Studio City, Calif.-based FilmTrack will integrate Jaguar's software into its own cloud-based platform,...
  • Rapid Review: Taking Bentley's new Continental GT V-8 S to the track

    Rapid Review: Taking Bentley's new Continental GT V-8 S to the track
    Roaring down a racetrack at 140 mph, plowing through a chicane, carving up a hairpin turn, this is not the typical environment of Bentleys. The valet stand at Nobu, perhaps. Or pulling off Sunset Boulevard into Bel-Air. But Bentley has a racing heritage...
  • Jaguar XJL

    Jaguar XJL
    A generation ago, New Englanders managed to get through winter with rear-wheel drive vehicles. Then came front-wheel drive, which many people thought worked better on snowy roads. Few drivers at the time had a four-wheel drive vehicle. Since then, four-...
  • BMW 3 GT

    BMW 3 GT
    It seems that BMW is on a mission to reach just about every automotive niche, no matter how small. You want an electric car? BMW has you covered. Ditto for luxury cars, sports cars, sport utility vehicles (sport activity vehicles to BMW), hybrids, sedans,...
  • Rick Ross' 'Mastermind' Rules the U.S. Charts

    Rick Ross easily led a field of high-profile new releases last week, as the rap titan's "Mastermind" conquered the U.S. album chart. Ross' Maybach Music/Def Jam title captured No. 1, reaping first-week sales of 179,000 copies, according to Nielsen...
  • Consumer Reports names Tesla top pick in annual car rankings

    Consumer Reports named the Tesla Motors Model S electric car the best vehicle on the road Tuesday. The magazine called the luxury sports sedan its top pick of all 2014 model year autos. This was the first time since 2010 that Consumer Reports named a...