With the ability to control phone calls, texts, and audio, Apple's new CarPlay system will ensure drivers' "eyes and hands stay where they belong," the company says. CarPlay will be included in several car models this year. Apple hide caption

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Ford says it sold the most F-series trucks since 2006. Here, a 2014 F-150 goes through quality control on the assembly line at Ford's Dearborn Truck Plant. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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The Youabian Puma has turned heads at the LA Auto Show, where attendees have been startled by its 20-foot length and unusual design. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A mechanic repairs a bike at Calmera bike shop in Madrid in September. As car sales slump across Europe, bicycle sales in Spain are outpacing cars — a trend seen across much of the Continent. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images hide caption

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This 1958 Chevrolet Cameo pickup truck with 1.3 miles and a three-speed transmission sold for $140,000 at Saturday's auction of vehicles stockpiled for decades by car dealership owner Ray Lambrecht. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Tesla Motors has outsold several luxury carmakers in California in 2013, on the strength of its Model S, seen here in the foreground. The Telsa Roadster is behind it. James Lipman/Telsa hide caption

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Traffic engineers face "a new conundrum" in dealing with red-light cameras such as this one in New Mexico, according to a recent study looking at how cameras are operated and the perception that they are used to generate revenue. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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A stretch of Foothill Road in Pleasanton, Calif., near where police say Cody Hall, 18, lost control of his car and struck two cyclists. One cyclist died, and Hall was charged with murder this week. Google Map hide caption

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The real deal: California's new vintage car tag program would let drivers emulate icons of cool such as actor Steve McQueen, seen here in his Ford-Cobra roadster in 1963. Dick Stroebel/AP hide caption

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The Toyota Prius, seen here at the New York International Auto Show in March, was one of the cars security experts Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller showed to be susceptible to attacks by hackers. Mike Segar /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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