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    Video: Going behind the scenes with GM on the Transformers set
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    Transformers: Age of Extinction is just hit US theaters, and if you need a dose of action and car chases after a long workday, it's probably the one to see. The studio and filmmakers aren't the only ones hoping for the fourth film in the series to be a big hit. General Motors clearly sees a ...

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    Report: Chinese cars featured in Transformers 4 to be sold in America as soon as next year
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    If you find yourself in the theater to watch Transformers: Age of Extinction, pay special attention to the scenes set in China between mouthfuls of popcorn because you just might be seeing some of those vehicles on roads in the US in the not-too-distant future. Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd. ...

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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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    ETC: Optimus Prime now hailable via Uber
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    You've got to love weird cross-promotion opportunities. Transformers: Age of Extinction, the fourth film in the franchise from Michael Bay, may be one of the most anticipated blockbusters of the summer. To promote the new movie, its marketers have partnered with ridesharing service Uber to make ...

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    Video: Jurassic Park made a big impact on these Jeep drivers
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    For a certain cohort of young folks, Jurassic Park is a touchstone film from their childhood. Not only did it play into practically every little boy's love of dinosaurs, the movie included some great action scenes and special effects that still hold up today. In its latest video, The Aficionauto ...

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    Report: Batman Tumbler team blames shoddy quality for missing out on Gumball 3000
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    Citizens of Europe, your roads are at the same time a little bit safer and a little bit more dangerous. That's because the Tumbler, a replica of Batman's crime-fighting ride in the Christopher Nolan trilogy, won't be taking part in the nonsense that is the Gumball 3000. As bad as the reputation ...

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    Video: Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee Season 4 Trailer reveals more classics
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    Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is one of our favorite online video series thanks to its ability to combine funny people and some fantastic classic and quirky cars. Thankfully, the wait for the next season to begin is quite short with its return on June 19. We've already seen the preview teaser ...

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    Report: Hot Wheels and Star Wars, together at last
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    If you are a Star Wars fan, the next few years are going to offer a treasure trove of stuff to enjoy. We are still over a year away from the release of Star Wars: Episode VII helmed by J.J. Abrams, and the marketing machine is already heating up hotter than Tatooine. So, Sith fans, have you ever ...

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    Video: Remake of Terminator 2 in Grand Theft Auto V is shot-for-shot good
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    We've seen no shortage of zany stunts in the huge, open world of Grand Theft Auto V. A quick YouTube search reveals a huge variety of videos, with people crashing and/or blowing up planes, boats, cars and whatever else they come across in the world of San Andreas. This, though, might be our new ...

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    Video: Do family stickers on your car put you at risk? [w/poll]
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    Stick figure family window decals have become the modern Baby on Board sign or "My Child is an Honor Student at..." sticker. They show off a family's pride in itself, even if the rest of the people on the road couldn't care less. However, a report from KTVX ABC 4 News in Utah claims that these ...

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    Followup: Cameron's house from Ferris Bueller finally sells for $1M
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    We don't typically report on real estate here at Autoblog, but what we have here is no ordinary building or plot of land. This Chicago-area house was immortalized in the 1986 classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off as the childhood home of Cameron Frye, Bueller's best friend, but more importantly, as ...

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    Auctions: 1928 Renault Type NN Tourer from Indiana Jones up for auction
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    It's uncommon for a film's sequel to surpass the original, and it's even rarer for the third movie in a series to be the best. However, that's arguably the case with Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Its perfect combination of exciting action set pieces, humor and great performances from ...

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    Video: Nissan Safari police truck a sort of A-Team van from Japan
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    Television today might be at one the best points in the medium's history with shows like Mad Men, Louie, True Detective and streaming offerings like House of Cards. However, none of those come close to the number of car chases and explosions of '70s and '80s offerings like Charlie's Angels, The ...

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    Video: On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter teased in new trailer
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    The tagline for the 1971 film On Any Sunday was "Motorcycle, Sport and the Men Who Ride On Any Sunday." Funded by Steve McQueen and directed by Bruce Brown – he also directed The Endless Summer and his son Dana Brown made Dust to Glory – the film dug into the world of professional and ...

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    Report: Universal pursuing $50-million insurance claim for Fast & Furious 7
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    How can you put a cost on human life? You can't. But you can attempt to put a price on how much that person's absence can cost a company. And in the case of Paul Walker, that could turn out to be as much as $50 million. That's how much Universal Pictures is expected to claim from its insurance ...

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    Video: Drive inks 10-episode deal with NBC Sports Network
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    Today is a good day for Chris Harris, Mike Spinelli and Matt Farah, the hosts of the entertaining YouTube series Drive. The show has officially moved from the world of online video and become an actual, honest-to-goodness television show. In addition to its YouTube exploits, which will continue, ...

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    Video: John Oliver takes GM to task over recalls
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    Have you heard of HBO's newest news show, Last Week Tonight? It stars The Daily Show veteran John Oliver, who, every Sunday night, skewers the previous week's events. If you haven't yet, it really is worth a watch. In last night's show, Oliver took aim at General Motors, which late last week was ...

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    Video: Watch this real-life Transformer turn into a car and drive
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    We're sure this human-size Transformer would say that he does it for the kids, but somehow we think there's just as much adult-spec geeking out for anyone so in love with Transformers that they would be willing to build a costume and walk around wearing it in public. And, if we're honest, we ...

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    Video: Latest Transformers 4 trailer has Lamborghini getting in on the action
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    If any modern movie franchise defines spectacle, it has to be Transformers. All instantiations are about inviting audiences to sit down, fill up popcorn and turn off their brains because the next 90 minutes are nothing but shiny robots, explosions and loud noises. Oh, and cars... lots of cars. ...

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    Video: Brits recreate iconic Bullitt chase scene
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    Recreating the famous chase scene from Bullitt has become almost an art form in its own right. We've seen it done in a music video, with scale models and even in commercials. There are few films that are as defined by a single scene as the 1968 classic. Even if you don't know a single beat of the ...

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