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    Featured: How Hollywood furthered our automotive obsession [w/videos]
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    The car enthusiast's passion generally isn't founded in any single experience. It is a result of many influences, coming from places like our parents, our surrounding area's culture and, almost always, the media. The automobile plays both major and minor roles in nearly every movie and TV show ...

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    James Garner, celebrated actor and auto enthusiast, dies at age 86 [w/videos]
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    James Garner, star of such Hollywood television and film classics as Maverick and The Rockford Files, has passed away at his home at the age of 86. Garner is believed to have died of natural causes. While Garner is best known for his television and movie roles, he was also a certified car guy. ...

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    ETC: The best place to get your Top Gear fix online has been thwacked by lawyers
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    The website Final Gear is one of the premiere fan sites for Top Gear on the Internet. For over a decade, it has been providing followers of the show and its spinoffs with BitTorrent links for the episodes and gave people a place to discuss all things related. However, the site was hobbled on July ...

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    Report: Obama touts car-to-car communications, pushes for highway funding
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    Transportation was on President Obama's mind as he toured the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, VA Tuesday. In a brief, 14-minute speech, the president touched on both car-to-car communications and safety technology, as well as the need to maintain funding for the rapidly ...

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    Featured: The 10 most offensive mistakes that got Top Gear in trouble [w/videos]
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    Clarkson is so recognizable a figure, anything and everything he says or does reflects on Top Gear, whether good or bad. We happen to fancy ourselves as pretty good at taking a joke. In this day and age of political correctness and walking on eggshells so as not to offend anybody, it's almost ...

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    Report: Top Gear in hot water after staging crash at scene of fatal accident
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    The guys from UK's Top Gear just can't seem to stay out of trouble, especially main host Jeremy Clarkson. Usually, it's the things that come out of their mouths that cause controversy, like the two recent accusations of using racial slurs. However, the show's latest problem came not from what was ...

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    Fast & Furious 7 shooting wraps, cast thank-you note mourns Paul Walker
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    Shooting has officially wrapped on the latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, and as part of that, the cast and crew has issued a touching note that pays tribute to the new members of the film, the series' late star, Paul Walker and of course, the fans. "There was a time when we ...

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    Official: Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee, Jay Leno's Garage snag Emmy nominations
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    Two of our favorite web series have been nominated for Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction category. Jay Leno's Garage and Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee are up for the prestigious awards, which will be handed out on August 25. There are four other ...

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    Report: Theft of Schumacher's medical records linked to helicopter firm
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    There's always that person who has to spoil a good thing. We all celebrated when Michael Schumacher emerged from his months-long coma following his skiing accident in late December. As one of the greatest drivers in Formula One history, no one wanted to see Schumi live out the rest of his days in ...

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    Video: Leno meets the nicest people on his bored-out Honda CB750
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    Jay Leno's Garage is back to its tried-and-true formula this week with Jay taking a close look at a seriously cool vehicle with a guest. This time he invites in Adam Gaspic from Gasser Custom to take a look at a highly customized 1975 Honda CB750. The bike is really an amalgam of styles from ...

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    Video: Chevy Bowtie shows up on the most famous jersey in soccer
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    Manchester United fans, it's time. Your famous red jersey will soon bear the Chevrolet Bowtie, regardless of any boycotts you may plan. To celebrate this fact, Chevy has put together a video of the evolution of the kit (kit being British English for the uniform, including the jersey) through the ...

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    Video: Kimi Raikkonen takes on F1 veterans... on lawnmowers
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    Having raced in Formula One, NASCAR and the World Rally Championship, surely Kimi Raikkonen has proven by now that he can drive just about anything with wheels on any kind of surface: circuits, speedways and off-road rally stages covered in dirt, snow, gravel or tarmac. But this... this is ...

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    Report: Yep, Lindsay Lohan is suing Rockstar Games over Grand Theft Auto V likeness [w/video]
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    Well, it's official. We will have a courtroom battle between fallen starlet Lindsay Lohan and Rockstar Games, maker of the infamous Grand Theft Auto series. We last reported on the Lohan/Rockstar case back in December, when rumors were swirling that the then-27-year-old would sue the video game ...

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    Video: Leno talks racing with NASCAR racer Joey Logano
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    Jay Leno has to be under significant pressure knowing the appetite his fans have for a new Jay Leno's Garage video every week. This time, Jay takes a break from his usual format (something he's been doing with some frequency as of late) and goes back to his roots as a talk show host. There's no ...

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    Video: Watch Higgins' mind-blowing Subaru WRX STI Isle of Man record lap in first-person
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    Have you gotten sick of Subaru and the Isle of Man? Good, we'd hope not, because of all the videos we've posted so far, today's is the crown jewel. In-car, around the notoriously treacherous race track, with commentary from Mark Higgins himself. It gets better, though. Overlaid with the video is ...

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    Motorsports: Nissan's Ghosn called out by Deltawing's Panoz in print ad
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    When the Nissan ZEOD RC limped to the side of the Circuit de la Sarthe a mere five laps into this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, we imagine that a certain American motorsports figure at least smirked a little. Don Panoz's ongoing feud with Nissan probably means he wasn't sorry to see the ...

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    Video: Ken Block walks you through his new 'Hoonigan Racing' HQ
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    Ken Block seems like one hell of a nice guy. I ran into him at CES this past January, and he dropped the video games he was playing to chat with me for a while. His crew also recently gave our Steve Ewing a tour of the offices you're about to see on this video. Good guy to know. As it turns out, ...

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    Video: Jay Leno is far beyond driven in his 1971 Pantera
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    Perhaps it's fitting that the band Pantera is known for its heavy metal music, because the DeTomaso Pantera is the automotive equivalent of a metal album. It's short, aggressive and makes a mean sound. It doesn't mess around either, with a Ford 351-cubic-inch (5.75-liter) V8 sending mountains of ...

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    Auctions: McQueen's Porsche 917 from Le Mans races to the auction block
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    Steve McQueen may have been the headline actor of the motorsport cult classic film Le Mans, but we all know who the real star was. Or rather, what: the Porsche 917. More specifically, it was the Gulf-liveried #22 – not McQueen's #21 – that won the race, making it one of the most ...

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    Report: GM's Ed Welburn gets role in upcoming Transformers flick
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    General Motors has gone from simply providing vehicles for the Transformers series of films to supplying actors, as Vice President of Global Design Ed Welburn will be making an appearance in the latest installment of director Michael Bay's franchise. Welburn revealed that he has a speaking roll, ...

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