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Dreams Die Hard: Crazy Concept Cars at Amelia Island

03.14.2016
Remember the Fascination, the Exemplar I, the Mohs SafariKar? No? That's because these mad-genius ventures flopped. But the stories are fascinating. 

Five Things We Wish VW Got Right with the BUDD-e "Microbus" Concept

01.18.2016
Volkswagen announced the BUDD-e concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It's supposed to be the modern Microbus, but that's really not what it is.

At CES, Future Visions from Bosch, Faraday and Ford

01.05.2016
A plug-in Batmobile--with no room for Robin--from the upstart Tesla challenger. And from Ford? Alliances and a bid for part of the $5.4 trill.
 

One More Time, the Return of VW's Microbus

12.15.2015
An electric Microbus-like concept vehicle will be shown at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas next month, and some think it could turn into a full-fledged production vehicle, in multiple versions. But it may not be a minivan, and it might not happen at all.  

Chevy and Google: Two Votes for Self-Driving City Cars

06.20.2014
The companies couldn't be more different, but both are working on tiny urban cars that could be completely autonomous. And the technology is here today.

Crowd Pleaser: The $6,800, 84-mpg Elio is Getting Closer

05.28.2014
I test drove the latest version of the three-wheeled, two-seat Elio in Manhattan, and was mobbed by people who wanted to know what it was and when they could get one. Late next year, they're saying, if all goes well.

What's Next After the Car?

03.19.2014
We're still working on those crazy Popular Science ideas from the 1950s--flying cars, anti-gravity belts, jet packs, but at least the Hyperloop is new. We may be stuck with automobiles for a while.

Detroit Auto Show 2014: The View From the Floor

01.16.2014
With input from Car Talk listeners, here are some of the highlights of the North American International Auto Show in the Motor City.

2014 Detroit Auto Show: The Kitman Files

01.16.2014
Jamie Kitman looks past the glare of overwaxed surfaces at every turn, and gives us his take.

Elio's $6,800 Car Edges Closer to Production

01.08.2014
Would you drive a three-wheeled car? You're about to get the chance. The Elio is coming to a dealer near you -- and for only $6,800, to boot. Here's the low down.

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