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A motorcycle rider in India received a horrible surprise when he was struck by debris from a crashing MiG-27. Amazingly, the guy got away with relatively minor injuries, and the jet's pilot ejected safely.

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Fiat Chrysler, Honda And Toyota Re-Recall Models From The Early 2000s

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Honda and Toyota will recall 2.1 million vehicles built in the early 2000s for airbags that could deploy unexpectedly. These vehicles had previously been recalled, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found that they are still defective.

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Honda is setting aside about $425 million to pay for Takata airbag inflator recall-related costs. The change drops the company's profit forecast to about $6.1 billion for the fiscal year. Also, there's a possibility that another death might be linked to the faulty parts.

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NHTSA has put out a notice looking for potential whistleblowers at Takata, asking anyone with "knowledge of possible defects or any wrongdoing," to step forward.

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IIHS Finds Death Rates Dramatically Vary Depending On Make And Model

New car designs are playing a prominent role in reducing traffic deaths, but the odds of getting killed in a car accident still dramatically vary depending on the make and model of your car.

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Toyota is recalling for roughly 52,000 examples of its 2011 and 2012 Avalon sedan because a potential short circuit in the wiring for the audio system's subwoofer may cause a fire.

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An explosion in Mexico City has caused at least seven deaths and 54 injuries, four of which were children, after a truck carrying natural gas sprung a leak while refilling empty tanks at a maternity hospital. Many more a presumed trapped in the rubble.

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Ford is recalling over 221,000 vehicles as part of two separate campaigns affecting its fullsize sedans and its 2014 Transit Connect van.

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A garbage truck fueled by carbon fiber tanks full of compressed natural gas exploded in Indianapolis, IN, after a fire started in the back of the vehicle. The cylinders were reportedly thrown up to a quarter-mile away, damaging five nearby businesses. One firefighter suffered minor injuries.

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Michigan State Police are looking to employ a time-saving unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph accident scenes, allowing crashes to be cleared even faster.

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A problem with cooling fans that may melt and start a fire has prompted Kia and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to issue a recall for 86,880 Fortes from the 2014 model year.

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The US Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are adding crash imminent braking and dynamic brake support to the list of recommended safety features under the New Car Assessment Program. They are not mandated technologies, simply encouraged for new vehicle buyers.

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Honda may move to one of Takata's competitors in what could be a devastating turn for the Japanese supplier.

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GM has issued a stop-sale on a number of its Chevy Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave crossovers following a pending recall by tire supplier Goodyear.

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Polaris issues a recall and stop-sale order for its Slingshot over two issues. Certain models might have been fitted with defective ball bearings in the steering column, failure of which could cause loss of steering. It's also possible that installed roll-hoops don't meet company performance specs. Both problems will be fixed free-of-charge.

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The latest in a string of impressive new technologies from Jaguar Land Rover alerts the driver to potential hazards from pedestrians, cyclists and motorcycle riders through a series of lights, chimes and vibrations.

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Just hours after winning the game to guarantee a spot in the Super Bowl, New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork rescued a woman from an overturned Jeep along the side of the highway. He reportedly lifted her out with one arm.

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With cars getting safer all the time and the number of guns in private hands growing, the leading killer of Americans under the age of 25 will soon switch, according to the latest reports.

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Toyota is recalling 5,000 Prius V models over a faulty passenger-side airbag sensor that may not detect a passenger in the event of an accident.

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a Preliminary Evaluation into the 2015 Jeep Cherokee because one caught fire while parked in California. The owner had reportedly only purchased the SUV about two days before the blaze, and the vehicle had less than 100 miles on it. Much of the incident was captured on camera.

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Having been cut loose from OnStar, Verizon just announced its Verizon Vehicle service, which provides some OnStar-like features for the 200 million cars on US roads that don't have any sort of built-in connectivity.

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