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October 24, 2016

In 49 states and the District of Columbia, it's illegal to ride in the front seat of a car without wearing a seatbelt. In 28 of those states, back seat passengers have to buckle up, too.

What's new with Genesis for 2017? How about everything?

Believe it or not, the Jeep Renegade and the Kia Soul are frequently compared by buyers seeking a small, square-ish, carry-all utility vehicle. While they're both upright five-door hatchback shapes, each has a distinct personality, and they could hardly be more different.

Teaser for Mercedes-Benz pickup truck concept debuting October 25, 2016

Teaser for Mercedes-Benz pickup truck concept debuting October 25, 2016

From Motor Authority:

Mercedes teases pickup concept ahead of October 25 reveal

Mercedes-Benz is prepped and ready to reveal the mid-size pickup truck which it'sdeveloping on the rugged body-on-frame platform that debuted in 2014 in the Nissan NP300 Navara and since made its way into the Renault Alaskan.

If an automaker is going to offer a compact luxury sedan it had better be on top of its game. The segment is filled with fantastic cars like the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and upstarts like the Cadillac ATS and Infiniti Q50. That's some stiff competition, but Audi has been up to the task with the A4 through eight generations. 

After nearly 40 years, you’d think that Mercedes-Benz would run out of tricks for its G-Class. After all, the company’s box-on-wheels doesn’t look much different today than it did back in 1979, when it first hit the road as a go anywhere, do anything four-by-four. 

Tesla Hardware 2 self-driving technology

Tesla Hardware 2 self-driving technology

Tesla Network ride-sharing service details to come next year?

In the updated "master plan" for Tesla Motors he released in July, CEO Elon Musk said that Tesla plans to continue pursuing self-driving cars, as well as a company-managed sharing service.

Supersonic airliners haven't flown since 2003, when the last Concorde was retired.

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