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  1. DeLoreans Getting $45,000 'Back to the Future' Makeovers

    3:03 pm PDT 09/14/2013
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    People are spending thousands of dollars to have the vehicles outfitted to resemble the one that starred in the 1985 movie. READ MORE

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  2. Claire Danes Ends Up in Jail, Kisses Puppies in Comedic New Audi Ad

    6:00 am PDT 09/12/2013
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    "I was happy to take a little time out from saving the world," says the actress of her "goofy" new TV campaign, which will air during this year's Emmy Awards. READ MORE

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  3. James Bond Submarine Car Sells for Nearly $1 Million

    12:41 pm PDT 09/10/2013
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    The Lotus Esprit, one of several used in 1977's "The Spy Who Loved Me," was discovered "Storage Wars"-style in a Long Island container. READ MORE

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  4. Frankfurt Auto Show: Hybrids, Electrics From BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen to Dominate

    12:13 pm PDT 09/09/2013
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    German automakers make zero-emissions vehicles and hybrids -- Hollywood's hot cars du jour -- a priority at Europe's biggest auto show, and, says VW executive Rudolf Krebs: "The time is ripe to introduce electric mobility on a large scale." READ MORE

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  5. Report: More Than 35 Percent of Electric Cars Are Sold in California

    6:33 pm PDT 09/04/2013
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    Los Angeles and San Francisco lead the state in purchases, while abundant charging stations and tax credits are fueling sales of Tesla and Nissan all-electric models. READ MORE

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  6. Mercedes Developing Google Glass Integration

    10:06 am PDT 08/28/2013
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    The collaboration is a part of a drive to integrate personal electronic devices with a vehicle's infotainment systems. READ MORE

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  7. Peter Jackson's Weta, Park Road Post Earn 3D Awards for 'Avatar,' 'Hobbit' Work

    5:05 am PDT 08/26/2013
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    3D Society’s Technology Awards will also be presented to companies including Dolby, Regal and Mercedes-Benz at the Sept. 18 ceremony. READ MORE

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  8. Vintage Ferrari Sales Set Records at Monterey Car Auctions

    3:37 pm PDT 08/18/2013
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    Jay Leno and Patrick Dempsey are among the stars at the automotive event, where cars with Hollywood histories have mostly fizzled. READ MORE

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  9. Why Mercedes' S-Class Got a $1 Billion Makeover

    8:00 am PDT 08/16/2013
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    With a Tesla model outselling the luxury sedan in early 2013, the longtime favorite of A-listers like Demi Moore and Tiger Woods is fighting for market share with upgrades like a hot-stone-massage seat option. READ MORE

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  10. Elon Musk Reveals The Hyperloop: L.A. to San Francisco in 30 Minutes

    4:40 pm PDT 08/12/2013
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    The Tesla and SpaceX founder's proposed high-speed mass-transit system recalls Walt Disney's vision -- "I would totally take it," 'Arrested Development's' Jason Bateman tells THR. READ MORE

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  11. BMW's i3 Could Steal Some of Tesla's Buzz

    5:45 pm PDT 07/31/2013
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    The carmaker's electric model is the first of planned line of super green machines. READ MORE

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  12. Cars Used By Michael Jackson, Steve McQueen to Be Sold at Auction

    5:37 pm PDT 07/25/2013
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    The Auctions America event, which will be held next weekend in Burbank, also wild feature custom Hot Rods once owned by Nicolas Cage and a convertible driven by David Lee Roth in his "California Girls" video. READ MORE

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  13. Volkswagen's New Hybrid Could (Someday) Be Hollywood's Toy

    5:06 pm PDT 07/08/2013
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    Ten years in development, the supercool, superefficient 261-mpg XL1 offers stunning gas mileage and a glimpse of the changing priorities for drivers and car manufacturers. READ MORE

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  14. Heads Up, Hollywood: China Is Taking Your Mercedes

    7:00 am PDT 07/04/2013
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    The carmaker operates nearly two dozen dealerships in and around Los Angeles, yet some of its most popular vehicles are suddenly scarce. READ MORE

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  15. Ryan Seacrest Co-Hosts Eco-Friendly Ford Luncheon

    1:18 pm PDT 06/20/2013
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    The carmaker held an event at the McKinley House in Venice, with the TV personality attending, to present green bona fides in a town overrun with Priuses. READ MORE

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  16. Inside Audi's Push to Take Over Hollywood

    10:00 am PDT 06/20/2013
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    With a fleet of 65 vehicles in New York and L.A. that ferry such stars as Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Chastain, the German carmaker "threw cars at anybody deemed influential," says one insider, as it's waged a quiet war against Mercedes and BMW. READ MORE

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  17. Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance Preview

    1:45 pm PDT 06/11/2013
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    Nicolas Cage, Jerry Seinfeld, Patrick Dempsey and Jay Leno all have shown cars in the annual super-luxe event. READ MORE

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  18. 'Street Outlaws' Sneak Peek: Discovery Spotlights Illegal Street Car Racing (Exclusive Video)

    10:24 am PDT 06/10/2013
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    THR debuts an exclusive clip from the new series, which focuses on the fastest cars in Oklahoma City. READ MORE

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  19. Behind the Wheel: Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

    3:58 pm PDT 06/05/2013
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    THR takes a spin in the carmaker's do-or-die luxury sedan, which is key to a turnaround. READ MORE

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  20. Preview of the New Lincoln MKZ

    1:00 pm PDT 06/03/2013
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    Lincoln marketing manager Kim Cape introduces us to the new MKZ, the first of four new products to be rolled out over the next four years. READ MORE

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  21. Jay Leno's Garage Gets Screen Credit in 'The Great Gatsby'

    7:00 am PDT 05/16/2013
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    Why the production turned to the talk show host -- and legendary car collector -- for help. READ MORE

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