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Mark Rosekind didn't explicitly mention the death of Joshua Brown in his speech.

"If we wait for perfect, we'll be waiting for a very, very long time."

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Honda models not affected by the recall are still safe.

Former IIHS president Brian O'Neil says Takata selectively edited reports to make them shorter, prettier, and more favorable.

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It's more than just free coffee and bagels.

The Lincoln Way, a new customer car program, seeks to set the brand apart from other automakers by offering a suite of customer-care oriented services.

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NHTSA tweeted fake Pokemon Go images to highlight the dangers of playing while driving.

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Tesla might have a way to improve its Autopilot tech without grafting on new equipment.

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Elon Musk says Autopilot didn't cause a crash in Pennsylvania. In fact, the tech would have saved a Model X owner from the crash if it had been on, claims Musk.

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The annual Traffic Safety Culture Index results are disturbing.

AAA study finds nearly 80 percent of drivers have driven aggressively or exhibited road rage.

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Can I get projectors, halos, and LEDs?

Driving an older car with sealed beam headlights? You can still soup up your ride with custom headlight assemblies.

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Leather seats are a sign of luxury and are typically more resistant to stains and allergens than cloth seats. But how do you maintain them properly? Find out on this episode of Autoblog Details.

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These gadgets will prove essential to you on the road­­ – now up to 44% off

Many of us essentially live our lives in our cars, so we've decided to curate a list of items designed to help you out.

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Things changed July 1.

Tesla's Resale Value Guarantee program ended July 1, 2016. The program gave customers a buyback price for their new Model S after 36 months.

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Automakers are on board, but what about the lawmakers?

Developing cars for different markets is very costly, and finding a way to unify regulations could dramatically reduce those costs.

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Mr. Robot meets UConnect.

In an effort to enhance cybersecurity, FCA is working with Bugcrowd to pay out bounties for hackers who find systems exploits.

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Tesla CEO says Autopilot will remain active in cars so equipped despite a current investigation by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration.

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None of the 21 vehicles earned a rating of good.

Small SUVS may be practical and stylish, but the IIHS has found that the vehicles have deplorable headlights.

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Prius, Prime get five stars from NHTSA, best-ever rating from IIHS.

Toyota Prius, Prime hybrid models get top crash-test ratings by safety and insurance regulators.

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A motorist in England caught a shocking bit of distracted driving on camera when he filmed a fellow driver solving a Rubik's Cube puzzle while driving.

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