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Takata Airbag Victim Looked Like She Had Been Stabbed

A woman named Hien Tran of Orlando, Florida, was killed by what looked at first like stab wounds on her neck. Actually, Tran may have been injured by shrapnel exploding from her Honda's faulty Takata...

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Automotive News, Car Safety, Car Crashes

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Translogic 161: Detroit Bike Culture Explored

Bike culture has taken over Detroit, from group rides that attract massive crowds to new manufacturing in old factories....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News

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Teens Need Parent Involvement To Stay Safe While Driving

While deaths are trending downward, this week's National Teen Driver Safety week serves as a reminder that car accidents remain the number one killer of kids in the US....

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Driving, Driving Laws, Car Crashes

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Activist Citizen Pulls Over Cop, Issues A Warning

In a classic tale of the hunter becoming the hunted, a police officer in Washington was recently pulled over and asked for I.D. by a concerned citizen....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News, Traffic

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NHTSA Urges Owners Of Recalled Takata Airbag Vehicles To Take Immediate Action

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation are taking the unusual step of issuing a followup press release urging owners of certain recalled vehicles "to...

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Automotive News, Car Safety, Car Crashes

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1 In 5 Vehicles Has Been Recalled This Year

CNN Money is reporting that 2014 has seen a total of 544 recalls, or about two a day, so far. Those recalls have afflicted 52 million vehicles, or about one in every five on US roads...

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Automotive News, GM News

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Hasn't Yet Signed Anti-Tesla Legislation

In Michigan, a bill that would entrench the existing dealer networks and prohibit direct car sales to buyers has passed both the state's house and senate, and awaits Gov. Rick Snyder's signature....

CATEGORIES: Green Cars, Auto Sales

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Chrysler Recalling Nearly 907,000 Cars, SUVs

Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Chrysler News and Reviews

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Used Car Prices Expected To Drop In Next Few Years

This year's surge in new car sales could make for cheaper used cars down the road....

CATEGORIES: Car Shopping, Auto Sales, Car Values

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Americans Could Waste $2.8 Trillion Being Stuck In Traffic By 2030

A study from the Centre for Economics and Business Research and the company Inrix Inc claims to be the first to assess the "economic and environmental costs of U.S. traffic." It reports that...

CATEGORIES: Driving, Traffic

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Kids 39 Percent More Likely To Buy Parents' Car Brand

According to a new study from Michigan State University, kids are 39 percent more likely to buy cars from the brands their parents support....

CATEGORIES: Car Shopping, Automotive News, Driving

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Toyota Recalling 1.67 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota is issuing three separate recalls covering 1.67 million vehicles worldwide with most of those models in Japan....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, Toyota News and Reviews, Lexus News and Reviews

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Police Officer Uses iPhone To Locate Car-Crash Victim

​A tech-savvy cop in California saved a missing car-crash victim's life yesterday with a little know-how and an iPhone....

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News, Car Crashes

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Ohio Groom, Friend Killed In Crash On Wedding Day

An Ohio man was killed on his wedding day when a pickup truck carrying him, his new wife and friends crashed....

CATEGORIES: Car Crashes

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GM Ignition Switch Deaths Rise To 27

At least 27 people have died and 25 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches....

CATEGORIES: Auto Recalls, GM News

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Indy 500 Racer Turned Drug Trafficker Getting Early Release From Prison

Racing drivers live the fast life, but it's not all glory and fame. That's especially true of Randy Lanier – the former professional racing driver was sentenced in 1988 to life without parole on...

CATEGORIES: Weird Car News, Famous Cars, Automotive History

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School Bus Driver Accused Of DUI During Field Trip

A Utah school bus driver was arrested Monday on suspicion of DUI after driving erratically and nearly hitting a car on a busy stretch of highway while taking 67 elementary-school students on a field...

CATEGORIES: Traffic, Drunk Driving

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Red-Light Camera Programs Decline; Speed Cameras Continue To Rise

After two decades of continuous growth, the number of red-light camera programs is declining in the United States. The number peaked at 540 two years ago, according to records kept by the Insurance...

CATEGORIES: Driving, Speeding Tickets, Driving Laws, Crossover Vehicle Reviews, Traffic

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Troopers Turn Blind Eye To Speeding Officers

Speeding cars caught on camera are usually a slam dunk for traffic cops looking to hand out a few tickets, but last week multiple cars cruised right past an officer while going more than 20 miles over...

CATEGORIES: Car Safety, Speeding Tickets, Driving Laws, Weird Car News

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Strangers Pay For Veteran's 1965 Ford Mustang To Be Restored

An Iraq war veteran in Pearland, Texas, thought he was stopping by the shop to check on some small repairs to his classic car over the weekend. When he arrived, he was surprised to find his 1965 Ford...

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