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New Gloss on Cuba's Classic Cars

AUTOSHOWS | Wednesday Oct 22, 2014
When Martin Viera's Chevrolet rolled out of the dealer's lot, Harry Truman was president of the United States, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon and a 24-year-old lefty named Tommy Lasorda was pitching for Almendares in the Cuban winter baseball league.

Jay Leno Returning to Series TV with CNBC Car Show

AUTOSHOWS | By Frazier Moore | Oct 16
Jay Leno is returning to nightly television. The former "Tonight Show" host's new prime-time venture, tentatively titled, "Jay Leno's Garage," and based on his Emmy Award-winning Web series, will premiere on CNBC in 2015.

Tesla's 'D' Adds All-Wheel Drive, Safety Features

AUTOSHOWS | By Justin Pritchard | Oct 14
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new version of the luxury electric car maker's Model S sedan that includes all-wheel drive and self-driving "auto pilot" features.

Closed Cockpit Could be an Option in Future

AUTOSHOWS | By Nesha Starcevic | Oct 13
Formula One drivers have reacted lukewarmly to suggestions of a closed cockpit in the wake of Jules Bianchi's serious accident, saying a measure of risk is why they like traveling at high speeds.

Hamilton Wins Japanese GP Marred by Bianchi Crash

AUTOSHOWS | By Jim Armstrong | Oct 7
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won a rain-shortened Japanese Grand Prix, claiming his third straight Formula One victory in a race marred by a serious crash.

At Paris Show, Carmakers Look to Better Times

AUTOSHOWS | By Greg Keller | Oct 1
European carmakers are hoping to impress with new models at this week's Paris Motor Show and prove they have come out stronger from years of economic trouble and cost-cutting.

Hamilton Wins in Singapore, Takes F1 Title Lead

AUTOSHOWS | By Chris Lines | Sep 25
For Nico Rosberg, early retirement from the Singapore Grand Prix was painful. Seeing his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton win the race and snatch back the championship lead was agonizing.

Honda Introduces Self-Driving Car

AUTOSHOWS | By Dee-Ann Durban | Sep 11
Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway commute, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel. Honda says the technology could start appearing on Honda cars in 2020 and beyond.

Some Tracks Change Rules After Ward's Death

AUTOSHOWS | By Luke Meredith | Aug 14
NASCAR could issue an edict as early as this weekend's race at Michigan International Speedway that makes it mandatory for drivers to stay in their cars until safety personnel arrive.

Legal Troubles Ahead for NASCAR Star Tony Stewart?

AUTOSHOWS | Aug 13
After striking and killing a fellow driver on the race track, does NASCAR star Tony Stewart face any legal liability? CBS News legal analyst Jack Ford joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the case.

As Probe Begins, Stewart Steps Away From the Track

AUTOSHOWS | By John Wawrow and Dan Gelston | Aug 11
The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track.