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    The 2020 Toyota Supra Is the Proper Sports Car It Needs to Be

    Tetsuya Tada, the 2020 Toyota Supra's chief engineer, can be cagey. He shrewdly avoids being nailed down about the range of the car's electrically assisted variable-ratio steering rack or its engine's peak boost. He won't say if this Supra is quicker around a track than the Porsche 718 Cayman S...
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    Driverless car industry luring federal safety brass

    Driverless car companies are racing to scoop up top federal safety officials to fill out their ranks of advisers and lobbyists — creating worries that the fledgling industry will use its newly acquired influence to shape the coming wave of government regulations. Companies like Uber, Lyft...
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    The EU Wants Cars To Have Speed Limiters and More by 2022

    It seems that politicians believe driver training or road maintenance won't improve anytime soon, so instead they want to limit your car's engine power to make sure you don't break the speed limit while robots determine whether you're fit to drive in the first place. At least that's the proposed...
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    Top auto executives are privately very worried about the state of auto sales

    More than two dozen new cars, trucks, crossovers and concept vehicles are making their debut at this week’s annual New York International Auto Show, the sort of rollout that would traditionally be expected to give a boost to the U.S. new car market. But despite the almost uniformly bullish...
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    Amazon may come after auto industry, Volvo U.S. chief warns dealers

    NEW YORK — Volvo is not letting up on pushing for sweeping changes to how new vehicles are sold — whether auto dealers like it or not. At a conference affiliated with this week's New York auto show, Anders Gustafsson, CEO of Volvo Car's U.S. unit, stood up for the vehicle subscription service...
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    Major automakers fear Trump 'grenade' - imposing U.S. auto tariffs

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major automakers are bullish on the outlook for the U.S. economy and auto sales, but one big question remains - will President Donald Trump throw a grenade into the sector by imposing sweeping tariffs of up to 25 percent on car and auto parts imports? The industry is in...
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    Volkswagen unveils next electric SUV in its futuristic ID lineup

    Volkswagen unveiled a new electric car concept at the Shanghai Auto Show this week. The quixotically named ID Roomzz is an all-electric SUV with Level 4 autonomous capabilities that is destined for the Chinese market by 2021, the German automaker announced. The ID Roomzz will come with an 82 kWh...
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    Buick Displays Three New SUVs At Auto Shanghai 2019

    Two new variants of the Encore – including a long-wheelbase version – will debut in China this week. In the U.S., the Buick name carries a lot of baggage as a somewhat stodgy, middle-luxury car driven mostly by older folks. That's certainly not the case in China, where, depending on who you ask...
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    A tipping point for vehicle connectivity

    Technology-led innovations are driving change at an unprecedented pace and are the basis of competition among industries globally. The auto industry is at the forefront of this revolution and is expected to see a rapid rise in digitalization and investment in next-gen technologies — topping $82...
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    Europe fuel cell electric vehicles market will witness significant growth owing to supportive government projects for developing zero emission fuel cell vehicles and installation of hydrogen refueling stations. Projects such as Clean Hydrogen in European Cities (CHIC) and Joint Initiative for...
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    Merry Christmas

    May peace and plenty be the first to lift the latch on your door, And happiness be guided to your home by the candle of Christmas.
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    IMSA GT3 Clinched by a 15 year old driver who can't leaglly drive yet

    This weekend, Madison Snow clinched the 2011 IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge at the series’ stop at Laguna Seca. At first this would sound like just another champion driver winning their series until you find out that Madison isn’t even old enough to legally drive. He’s 15. So how does a kid who...
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    funeral processions

    Do you stop for funeral processions?
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    check your mirrors

    The thread about driving with two hands had me thinking. How often do you check your side and/or rear view mirrors?
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    How could anyone drive like this. ‪The Worst driver in New Hampshire‬‏ - YouTube
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    Russian bus driver

    Glad I do not drive over there. Do not speak Russian so I cannot understand what they are saying. YouTube - ‪авто-подÑтава краш-теÑÑ‚ ваз12.AVI.mp4‬‏ YouTube - ‪краш-теÑÑ‚ BMV.AVI.mp4‬‏ YouTube - ‪девушке повезло!!!! .AVI.mp4‬‏ YouTube -...
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    VW pricing opens slugfest against top-selling Camry

    Taking aim at Toyota’s Camry sedan, Volkswagen on Wednesday unveiled pricing for its new Chattanooga-made Passat with the base model undercutting its segment-leading Japanese rival. The base 2012 Passat’s $19,995 price tag is less than the current 2011 Camry, the U.S. midsize sales leader, which...
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    Green Automotive Company Announces Quarterly Results

    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Green Automotive Company Corporation (OTC:GACR) yesterday released its Financial Statements and Statement of Operations for the Company’s 1st Quarter ended March 31, 2011 together with its quarterly updated discussion of its operations...
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    Million dollar cars of the future - from the 70s

    1970 Lancia Stratos HF Zero Est. Value: $1.5 million to $2.7 million Bertone, the Italian auto design firm and niche automaker, is selling off some of its most famous one-off cars. Among the crown jewels will be this car, originally unveiled at the Turnin Motor Show in 1970. To access the...
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    Osama bin Laden killed in shootout, Obama says

    Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a firefight with U.S. forces in Pakistan on Sunday, President Barack Obama announced, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the September 11 attacks. "Justice has been done," Obama said in a hastily called, late-night White...