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    Video: This Fiat 500 covered in human hair is a world record holder
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    Are you the type of person picks up little pieces of lint or hair in your car to keep things clean? If so, then this Fiat 500 in Italy might just drive you insane. An Italian women and her classic Fiat 500 have received two Guinness World Records for creating the world's hairiest car. Maria ...

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    One of America's most notorious speed trap cities disbands police force
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    In 2003, AAA took the unprecedented step of erecting billboards to warn motorists of speed traps ahead Most people have never heard of Waldo, Florida, a tiny town of about 1,000 residents that lies along Route 310 between Gainesville and Jacksonville. But motorists who have driven through ...

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    Opinion: This Or That: 1980 Oldsmobile 442 vs. 1989 BMW 635CSi [w/poll]
    Which $10,000 Coupe From The '80s Would You Choose? 1412873100

    The last time I roped a coworker into an automotive debate, I lost. Resoundingly, I might add. Still, 2,385 voters chose to cast their lots for the Fiat 500 Abarth, as opposed to 5,273 choosing the Ford Fiesta ST, and so I can rest easy in the knowledge that at least 30 percent of you, dear ...

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    Report: Jay Leno working on TV return with new car show
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    It's no secret that we're big fans of Jay Leno's Garage around these parts. Each week on his video series, Leno gives us a look at pristine examples of classic cars that most of people can only dream about, and it looks like he might be bringing some version of that concept to television sometime ...

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    ETC: Bugatti Veyron gets shafted
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    There are no shortage of phallus jokes one can make about a car and its owners, but no amount of jesting makes spray painting an actual penis on a car okay. That's triply true when the car in question is the Bugatti Veyron. This poor Veyron was spotted on the streets of Seattle, and while our ...

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    Report: GM Tech Center named national landmark
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    With a massive number of recalled vehicles and several trips to Capitol Hill, the news out of General Motors hasn't been entirely rosy this year. But the company has been bestowed with one big reason to smile: The GM Warren Tech Center has been chosen by the US Department of the Interior and ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #400 goes LIVE at 10PM Eastern!
    2014 Paris Motor Show Recap, Past Podcast Hosts Return 1412646000

    We're almost ready to record Episode #400 of the Autoblog Podcast! You can check out the topics below, add your own to the Q&A and join us live via UStream, as well. Keep reading for our embedded UStream player, and thanks for listening! Discussion Topics for Autoblog Podcast Episode ...

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    Podcast: Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #400 LIVE!
    2014 Paris Motor Show Recap, Past Podcast Hosts Return 1412628300

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #400 this evening. We'll be joined by former Autoblog editors Zach Bowman and Sam Abuelsamid to celebrate the 400th episode of the podcast, and Steven Ewing will recap the Paris Motor Show. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via ...

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    Report: Do ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft create traffic jams?
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    In just a few years, on-demand ride services like Uber and Lyft have gone from practically nonexistent to a major presence in many cities around the world. While this change has caused consternation among governments and traditional taxi drivers, there's no doubt that the apps have had a huge ...

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    Paris: Paris Motor Show's Pavilion 8 offers curves, angles and rare perspective
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    Pavilion 8 is a sumptuous feast of curves and angles mixed in with wonderfully bizarre engineering and aesthetic decisions. It's often all too easy for us auto scribes to buzz in and buzz out of the auto shows we are covering without ever really finding our center of gravity – we're too ...

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    Study: Here's why the most-ticketed cars story is junk
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    A recent study from Insurance.com found that owners of the Subaru WRX were the most likely people in the US to be ticketed for traffic infractions, with 33.6 percent of them receiving a citation in the last three years. Coming in a close second and third were drivers of the Pontiac GTO at 32.7 ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #399 goes LIVE at 10PM Eastern!
    Cadillac Relocation And Naming, Paris Motor Show Preview, Tom Tjaarda Interview, Classic Cars For $3,000 1412040600

    We're almost ready to record Episode #399 of the Autoblog Podcast! You can check out the topics below, add your own to the Q&A and join us live via UStream, as well. Keep reading for our embedded UStream player, and thanks for listening! Discussion Topics for Autoblog Podcast Episode ...

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    Podcast: Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #399 LIVE!
    Cadillac Relocation And Naming, Paris Motor Show Preview, Tom Tjaarda Interview, Classic Cars For $3,000 1412025600

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #399 this evening. We'll be joined by Rob Sass from Hagerty Insurance to talk about their latest extreme classic car challenge. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the ...

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    Report: NHTSA investigating power modules on Chrysler Group SUVs and minivans
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    The Center for Auto Safety is officially petitioning the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to begin scrutinizing alleged problems with the totally integrated power module (TIPM) on about 24 Chrysler Group SUVs and minivans. The advocacy group claims that the part's failure can cause ...

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    Featured: Driving the National Corvette Museum's new circuit [w/video]
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    After seven years of work, the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park has opened, and it's 3.15 miles of roller-coaster blacktop. If you're an auto enthusiast of any stripe, you know about the National Corvette Museum. We know, "Sinkhole! Sinkhole! Sinkhole!" but this story isn't about a ...

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    Auctions: 2002 Lincoln Continental concept should've made production, headed for auction instead
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    It seems like the retro design aesthetic in autos might be petering out, with even a former poster child like the Ford Mustang taking a step in a more modern direction. Sometimes those updates of old-school models really worked well, though. Just take a look above at the Lincoln Continental ...

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    Video: Ever wonder how to really pronounce Japanese automaker names?
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    People tend to get very set in their ways when it comes to the pronunciation of words. Just look at the endless debates over whether or not to say the final 'e' in Porsche (which you should in terms of correct German enunciation). Or the argument about whether to follow the British convention and ...

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    Featured: 12 Instagram accounts we love
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    Photographing a car seems deceptively simple. See car, take photo. But anyone who has ever attempted to convey what a car stirs in the enthusiast heart using hashtags knows it is not that easy. A car's personality can change from every angle. Lighting and background are deceptively important. ...

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    Report: Is today's Honda Accord cheaper than it was back in 1989?
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    Whether you're shopping at the grocery story or on a car lot, everything seems to be getting more expensive these days. However, when all the factors are considered, that might be more an issue of perception than of fact. The American Public Media radio show Marketplace recently tackled the ...

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    Report: China 'flooding' US with high-quality fake US driver's licenses [w/video]
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    Remember seeing your buddy's flimsy fake ID in college that said he was 35 and several inches shorter than he really was? Well, Chinese criminals have apparently come up with a potentially terrifying alternative by crafting nearly perfect false driver's licenses and shipping to the US by the ...

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