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Unlike big, city-run operations, Zipbike will only be available in 10 college campuses.

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Dirty and faded trim is not only an eye sore, but can be a challenge to keep clean and a nightmare to restore once stained. Today we are going walk you the steps of how to maintain black exterior plastic on this episode of Autoblog Details.

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The Smiling Car is a step toward a global communication standard for autonomous vehicles.

Semcon's Smiling Car lets pedestrians know it sees them, and that it's safe to cross the street.

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Intense footage of what happens immediately after a car crash.

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Chinese driver's family sued Tesla after a Model S hit a street sweeper.

Tesla says it has no way of knowing whether or not Autopilot was engaged at the time of the crash.

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The FIXD Active Car Health Monitor tells you when something is wrong with your vehicle—and how to fix it, too.

This compact device keeps tabs on your car's health, so you don't have to.

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A video released last week shows a group of Maryland police officers rushing toward a burning car to rescue the people trapped inside.

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If you have to get out of your car, get off the track as soon as possible.

Like the video says: it's a good thing to warn other drivers of an accident, but do it behind the guardrail.

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A Texas man escaped a nasty situation when his Toyota SUV got hung up in some safety wires after plunging from the roof of a parking structure this past weekend.

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Owners are advised not to drive affected vehicles until they're fixed.

There have been reports of "thermal damage," which we're pretty sure is a nice way of saying that vehicles have caught on fire.

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Electrical components in your vehicle are extra sensitive to aggressive cleaning products and excessive liquid being used, especially on touchscreen displays found on many of today's vehicles. Find out how to clean and maintain those sensitive components on this episode of Autoblog Details.

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It provides real-time notifications from emergency responders.

Real-time info, because sirens can only be so loud.

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But only when you're driving a car.

These augmented reality heads-up displays could be a big help for avoiding crashes.

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Be prepared for any crash with the T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool, as featured on The Today Show.

This all-in-one gadget is essential for any car owner.

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Police say this crash just doesn't make cents.

Commuters around New Castle, Delaware got a nasty surprise this morning when they discovered northbound I-95 was closed due to a truck crash that buried the freeway in pennies.

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This recall expansion brings the total number of affected cars to nearly 2.4 million.

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It's a small market, sure, but we're glad vintage supercars are still getting attention.

Not being able to get tires for your supercar is the ultimate first-world problem.

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