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    Video: Watch this driver hit 55 consecutive green lights in Manhattan
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    Sometimes you just have to take joy in the little wins in life. It's not always about getting the big promotion at work or winning the lottery, sometimes it's just enough to hit a green light at the perfect time. And sometimes that turns into two lights, then three, and if you are the guy in the ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #370 goes LIVE at 10PM Eastern!
    Jeep Renegade, Geneva Motor Show, Worst Cars of 2014 1393900260

    We're almost ready to record Episode #370 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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    ETC: Nissan GT-R convertible offered in three flavors from NCE
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    Newport Convertible Engineering, the Southern California company that can't keep its top on, has revealed on its website that it is now producing three different droptop versions of the Nissan GT-R Convertible. It's just another page in its work with high-end offerings like the new Range Rover ...

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    Report: Baffled Japanese tourists trigger massive Utah high-speed chase
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    A Japanese family has a story to last a lifetime, after accidentally becoming involved in a high-speed chase in Utah caused by a cultural misunderstanding and the language barrier. The pursuit began at 1:00 AM on February 22 near the Utah/Arizona border when the police spotted a car going 37 ...

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    Report: Former Dolphin Richie Incognito takes a bat to his own Ferrari [w/video]
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    Richie Incognito, the former Miami Dolphin's offensive lineman, reportedly vandalized his own new Ferrari FF with a baseball bat on Wednesday, in a story that is just the latest bizarre event to befall the professional football player. Initial reports indicated that Incognito's car was ...

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    Video: Watch Jeff Gordon get back at Jalopnik with this awesome prank
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    Nearly a year ago, NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon teamed up with Pepsi for a commercial. Gordon would be disguised and terrorize a used car salesman on an extreme test drive. It was staged, quite obviously, we said. Our friends at Jalopnik were a bit more vociferous in calling out the ad's more ...

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    Video: Top Gear hosts to get animated on Phineas and Ferb
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    Cartoonish as they may seem at times, the hosts of Top Gear typically appear as their own, live-action selves. But that's all about to change when Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May cameo on the popular Disney cartoon Phineas and Ferb. The episode in question takes place in the ...

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    Video: Watch the Muppets go for ice cream in a Toyota
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    Do Muppets drive? We're not sure it's necessarily a good idea, but it's been known to happen. Fozzy called his hibernating uncle's Studebaker a bear's "natural habitat," and Doctor Teeth wouldn't get the Electric Mayhem very far without his band's psychedelically painted school bus. But how about ...

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    Video: Russian driver attempts pull start with trolley, hilarity ensues
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    It's frustrating when your car won't start. It's doubly frustrating when it's due to a battery issue and triply troubling when you don't have a set of jumper cables handy. Provided you own a car with a manual transmission, though, push- or pull-starting is a last-ditch tactic for when you ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #369 goes LIVE at 10PM Eastern!
    2015 Porsche Macan Turbo, Scion FR-S and Toyota GT86 sales, Ford Sync going to QNX, Head-Up Displays 1393295400

    We're almost ready to record Episode #369 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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    Miami real estate investor selling world's largest collection of Bond cars
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    In 2011 Miami real estate investor Michael Dezer bought dozens of cars used in the James Bond films from the Bond Museum in Keswick, England. Since then, he's added to the trove which now stands at 59 cars, as well as motorcycles, boats, jetskis, tanks and thousands of photos, posters and ...

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    Podcast: Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #369 LIVE!
    2015 Porsche Macan Turbo, Scion FR-S and Toyota GT86 sales, Ford Sync going to QNX, Head-Up Displays 1393278300

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #369 this evening, and you can check out the topics below, or drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our ...

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    Video: Watch the trailer for Locke, a movie that takes place entirely in BMW's X5
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    It's no surprise that driving can be incredibly stressful. You're basically trapped in a metal box, and until fairly recently, your ability to communicate with the outside world beyond the toot of a horn or a rolled-down window was all but nonexistent. Locke, a new film starring actor Tom Hardy ...

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    Featured: Visiting the Shell Technology Center, Part 2: The Law of Unleaded [w/videos]
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    Shell invited us to its Technology Center near Houston, Texas to learn more about its V-Power premium gasoline, and we ended up learning not only about detergent additives but also what the Internet thinks happens inside a car's engine. In Part One of the story of our visit, we tackled the ...

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    Opinion: Learning to drive stick shift makes people better drivers
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    Maybe, just maybe, it's safer and better for every road user if we all know how the gears that make the wheels go round ratchet up. There are an increasing number of endangered species in this turbulent world of ours, but none is rushing to extinction faster than the driver who can get from A ...

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    Featured: Visiting the Shell Technology Center, Part 1: The Rise of Additives [w/video]
    How Gasoline Works And Why Your Engine Needs To Clean Up After Itself 1392839880

    Two of the most important additions to a car are also two of the most commonly ignored: gasoline and tires. Companies pour staggering amounts of money, energy and resources into designing, engineering and gaining percentile improvements in automobiles, and what they get in return from consumers ...

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    Video: MTT-136 treaded electric sled is far more awesome than its name
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    Quebec may not be the first place that comes to mind when it comes to building motorized vehicles, particularly in comparison to its neighboring province of Ontario. But French Canada has given us some rather interesting modes of transportation, from the Bombardier Ski-Doo and Can-Am Spyder to ...

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    Report: UK's most expensive parking spaces sell for $666,000
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    It's difficult to express how cramped the city of London really is. It's not like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago, which had the benefit of being built after the advent of the grid system - we suppose that's the downside of being founded by the Romans. As a result of its ancient beginnings and ...

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    Video: Watch these guys creatively cover No Diggity in a Honda Civic
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    People do some weird things in their cars. Take these two gentlemen and their Honda Civic. Rather than tune in to satellite radio or hook up an iPod, they've opted to create their own music. YouTube musician Flula (in the passenger seat) and his friend Chester perform a cover of Blackstreet's ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #368 LIVE!
    2015 Subaru WRX STI, McLaren 650S, Corvette Museum sinkhole, Chicago Auto Show wrapup 1392676200

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #368 this evening, and you can check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our ...

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