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60 Minutes, Mercedes-Benz steer driverless cars

The prototype of the Mercedes-Benz driverless car.

In its segment on driverless cars, 60 Minutes showcased the latest technology being hotly pursued by numerous automakers, most notably Mercedes-Benz and Audi. With Bill Whitaker as the segment host and Mercedes-Benz engineer Alex Hilliger von Thile as the “driver” the duo took a spin in a Mercedes F015. It’s the futuristic-looking prototype the German ...

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Ferrari has nine of top-10 most expensive auctioned cars

A 1962-63 Ferrari 250 GTO Bernillata.

With Monterey Auto Week and its collection of high-end car auctions on the horizon in mid-August, it’s always interesting to see how much car enthusiasts will pay for rare automobiles. They’re often Ferrari models. What’s surprising is that some vintage cars attract little attention and sell for reasonable amounts. And, of course, there are cars ...

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2014 LA Auto Show: Tech madness; Youthful colors rock

The Lime Green 2015 Chevy Spark wasn't even the brightest color at the LA Auto Show.

As the first major international automotive industry gathering of the year, the LA Auto Show annually attracts a full spectrum of carmakers and automotive enthusiasts. The 2014 LA Auto Show, which recently ended at the Los Angeles Convention Center, offered the usual collection of entry level cars from Ford, Chevrolet, Mitsubishi and the like. And ...

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4MATIC: Big deal compact

The futuristic-looking interior of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz 2015 C300 4MATIC.

Mercedes-Benz is out to make a bigger splash in the compact car market with its 2015 C300 4MATIC sedan. While its styling is sleeker, the new C300 4MATIC (all-wheel drive) is not a sports sedan, although it’s athletic with quick variable-ratio steering, sure handling and confidence-inspiring brakes. Rather, it’s for those who want a responsive ...

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