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    Video: This is the most epic scooter traffic jam you'll see all day
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    It's hard to fathom just how bad traffic can be in Asia. Sure, we hear about 60-mile-long jams and that motorists in China lose nine days a year to traffic, but until you can actually bear witness to the madness that is rush hour in an Asian city, there's no way to know how bad it is. It makes ...

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    Report: Asian automakers still reluctant to use more aluminum
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    There's a logical progression of technology in the auto industry. We've seen it with things like carbon-ceramic brakes, which use to be the sole domain of six-figure sports cars, where they often cost as much as an entry level Toyota Corolla. Now, you can get them on a BMW M3 (they're still ...

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    Video: Impatient driver hooked by in-tow crane
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    While we're not completely sure on the specifics of this video, two things we know for sure are that (1) this dashcam owner really needs to learn how to edit a video and (2) the driver of this car will likely stay in his or her lane during future turns. After spending a minute and a half of ...

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    Report: Suzuki cozying up with Fiat?
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    Fiat and Tata has reportedly stepped away from a tieup in the Indian market that saw Fiats being built in India, using engines shared with Tata and Maruti models, and being sold through Tata dealers. Neither company commented, but according to analysts, the issue was that in addition to Tata was ...

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    Report: Honda projects 30 percent of motorcycle sales to come from India by 2020
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    Honda recently released its financial report for the the manufacturer's motorcycle division. Not surprisingly, two-wheel-friendly Asia accounted for a lofty 79 percent of the company's total sales in 2011. The entirety of North America, meanwhile, soaked up just 1.6 percent of the brand's total ...

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    Official: Chevy Corvette headed to South Korea
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    As of this month, South Koreans will be able to get themselves into a Corvette bought at their local Chevrolet dealer. General Motors wants to get more people in more lands behind the wheel of its icon to offset declining sales numbers here at home, and South Korea is an easier target for the ...

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    Report: More than 50 Lamborghini Aventadors already ordered in Singapore alone
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    Asian markets are proving increasingly vital for exotic automakers like Lamborghini, but the latest reports in from the Far East show an unprecedented enthusiasm for Sant'Agata's newest model before it's even made its debut. According to reports, more than 50 examples of the tentatively-dubbed ...

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    Video: Translogic goes to Japan, checks out its modding culture
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    Translogic goes to Japan! – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Our in-company pals at Translogic decided it was time to add a new stamp to their passports. They gathered up their video equipment and hopped on a plane. Destination: Japan! Bradley Hasemeyer and the Translogic team ...

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    Report: Asian automakers closing in on 50% share of U.S. auto sales
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    While it may come as no surprise that Asian car companies are constantly gaining market share in the U.S. market, the actual numbers are quite amazing. Ten years ago, companies like Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai and the rest accounted for a little more than one-quarter of total light-vehicle ...

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    REPORT: GM ups its ante in GM Daewoo
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    GM Daewoo has four shareholders: GM, Korea Development Bank, Suzuki Motor Corporation, and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation. When GM Daewoo put out a rights issue, only one of the four took the bite: GM, which made it rain to the tune of $412 million and raised its stake from 50.9% to ...

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    REPORT: Mitsuoka to offer unique rental cars in Japan, also plans to sell in China
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    Mitsuoka Orochi - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mitsuoka, the Japanese car company whose mission seems to be hoarding all the ugly in the entire world and using it to design automobiles, will expand into Japan's rental car market and offer its luxury range in China. Japanese drivers will ...

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    Aim Higher: GM Daewoo reportedly suing TagAZ over fears they are planning to copy the Lacetti
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    In what looks like a serious-but-probably-the-norm case of industrial espionage, General Motors' South Korean Daewoo division is reportedly alleging that the Russian automaker TagAZ has tried to copy its Lacetti sedan. Backing up those allegations are the arrests of two TagAZ engineers – ...

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    Carb Control: Asian chefs create unreal life-size F1 car from bread
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    Asia's Largest race car made from bread - Click above for high-res image gallery
    digg_url = 'http://digg.com/food_drink/Asian_chefs_create_unreal_life_size_F1_car_from_bread'; We know what you're thinking, and we agree – if there's one thing that we just can't seem to accept in modern ...

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    Korean police to storm Ssangyong factory occupied by fired workers?
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    Earlier this year, when Ssangyong was allowed to continue as a going concern, the company had to let go of around 900 workers. Those workers (above) then effectively said "all your factory are belong to us," and staged a sit-in at the South Korean production facility that subsequently turned ...

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    Ssangyong preparing to lay off nearly 40% of workforce by end of June?
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    Ssangyong Motor Company is still struggling to gain traction after it ceased production late last year and slipped into receivership earlier this year. It restarted its production lines in February, but even the company director, Lee Yu-Il, says volume is still far too slow. To deal with matters, ...

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    Singapore gets special Volkswagen GTI V50
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    Click above for a gallery of the Volkswagen Golf GTI V50
    Singapore has been singled out to receive a hotted up version of their Mark V Volkswagen GTI dubbed GTI V50. This gift to the island nation gets upgrades from APR including a Stage 1 ECU tune that adds 36 more horsepower and an additional 74 ...

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    Spy Shots: A more revealing look at the reportedly U.S.-bound Hyundai Equus
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    Take a Hyundai Genesis, put it in a giant taffy machine and give it a serious stretch out, add some details like a reshaped rear three-quarter and some Lexus LS exhaust tips, then call it the Hyundai Equus. Oh, and give it a price of 130,000,000 South Korean won (about $93,471 USD). That's about ...

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    Two more out the door: Meyer and Murtagh leave Chrysler
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    A little over a year ago, Chrysler was poaching and hiring folks with big brains to be a part of its executive turnaround team. Now a few of those hires, along with the old guard, are walking out the front door. Deborah Meyer came over from Toyota, where she had been VP of marketing for Lexus, and ...

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    Audi TT, Audi RS4, Audi R8, Audi... mooncake?
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    Click the image above for more shots of the Audi mooncakes
    Audi has given their customers in China and Hong Kong something they can sink their teeths into. The Mid-Autumn festival, celebrating the maiden in the moon, is accompanied by tasty pastries called mooncakes that people give to each other ...

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    Ripped-off automotive logos lack innovation
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    Automakers worldwide spend millions of dollars perfecting and updating their logos. Study groups offer input to help capture that timeless design and color that precisely represents their product. Once approved, the automakers drop tens of millions of dollars into promoting the new look in product ...

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