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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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    Video: Ludacris discusses Fast and Furious 7 and his 1993 Acura Legend
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    It's easy to think of most wealthy celebrities as egotistical, materialistic individuals who own a Ferrari for every day of the week. The reality, though, is often much less severe. See, they can get attached to things, like cars, just like normal folks. Take Alfred Morris, for example. A ...

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    Teased: Next Batmobile teased by Zack Snyder [UPDATE]
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    Update: After this post went live, Batman vs. Superman director Zack Snyder tweeted a glimpse of the front view of the coming Batmobile with Ben Affleck as Batman alongside. We've added the tweet below. Hat tip to BipDBo. Zack Snyder is directing the movie Batman vs. Superman and has decided to ...

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    Video: Meet the first all-female Palestinian racing team [UPDATE]
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    We are living in a fantastic time for movies about cars and motor racing. The Fast and Furious franchise brings mindless action, and movies like Rush show there can be a more intellectual side to motorsports. There's even room for some interesting documentaries, as well. Havana Motor Club is ...

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    Video: Godzilla stops off for a little Italian in new Fiat ad
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    Fiat is really trying to push its five-door 500L, which has gotten off to a rather disappointing first year of sales. The Italian brand's first big-name effort involved rapper P. Diddy and a pair of very unfortunate desert pedestrians. Now, it's gone even bigger (quite literally), teaming up with ...

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    Report: Jeremy Clarkson gets final warning from BBC
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    Jeremy Clarkson's latest scandal is turning out to be a bit more serious than his past errors, if his latest column in The Sun is to be believed. Clarkson has been in the headlines following the reveal of a Top Gear outtake, in which the 54-year-old presenter appears to (sort of) mumble the ...

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    Auctions: Superman-themed Ram Power Wagon hits the block for charity
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    If you were tired of seeing Batman get all the cool cars while your favorite superhero was left to his own considerable devices, you may have been intrigued when Chrysler unveiled a special Ram Power Wagon last summer. Tied in to the premier of Man of Steel, the unique truck packed a blueish-grey ...

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    Report: West Coast Customs faces stiff fines for not paying employees
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    West Coast Customs is in trouble with federal authorities and will be forced to pay over $150,000 thanks to charges that employees were chronically underpaid between November 2010 and January 2013, according to a report from The Press-Enterprise. An investigation by the US Department of Labor ...

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