Inside The Smithsonian’s Secret Car Collection

Get a rare peek inside the Smithsonian's hidden 217 vehicle collection. Of the 73 cars in the collection, a 1948 Tucker and a 1929 Miller were recently chosen in an online poll to return to public display in the Smithsonian. » 1/23/11 10:00am 1/23/11 10:00am

DARPA Winner's Victory Lap To End At Smithsonian

The Volkswagen Touareg that was crowned as the first DARPA Grand Challenge winner in 2005 (the first challenge was in 2004, but no winners were crowned) is making a grand tour that will eventually lead the fully autonomous vehicle to the top dog of museums, the Smithsonian. The Touareg was nicknamed "Stanley" since… » 6/23/08 3:00pm 6/23/08 3:00pm