Turbo Porsche Purchased New By Bill Gates To Cross The Auction Block

Back in 1979 when he was just a rich guy rather than the rich guy, Bill Gates purchased the Porsche Turbo seen here. 33 years later, the car is scheduled to sell at an Austrian auction next month. » 5/20/12 11:00am 5/20/12 11:00am

Bill Gates Files Patents For Electromagnetic Engine, Plasma Injectors

One of the ten inventors on a new Searete LLC-filed patent for a new type of engine combining attributes of traditional internal combustion and power generators? None other than Microsoft's Bill Gates. » 4/13/09 5:15pm 4/13/09 5:15pm

Bill Gates Buys Stake In AutoNation, Plans To Become Used Car Salesman

Bill Gates has acquired a 5.5% stake in AutoNation, a nationwide chain of car dealerships. The move saw the company's shares increase in value by $1 a share since the purchase was made on Monday, taking the value of Gates's holdings to $90.1 million; in fact, he's now the third largest shareholder. But what does Gates… » 7/23/08 12:45pm 7/23/08 12:45pm

Bill Gates Drives a Ford Focus 2-Door?

If you're like us and you too sit at the bleeding edge intersection of technology and cars, then you've spent some time checking out our gadget-obsessed brother site's coverage of CES this weekend. Most important to those of us of the auto-obsessive variety — was the Bill Gates keynote tonight because we knew we'd… » 1/06/08 10:31pm 1/06/08 10:31pm