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    Ford Mustang Boss 302 fails Motor Trend brake test. Here's why...

    Ford's new M3-fightin' Mustang, the 2012 Boss 302, is a 444-horsepower, rear-wheel-drive two-door designed to fight well above its weight class. Motor Trend decided to spend quality time with the coupe, and something scary happened. Not scary as in 'whoa, this thing is scary fast' but more along ...

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    GM tests Pontiac Vibe brakes against unintended acceleration in wake of Matrix recall

    2010 Pontiac Vibe - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Determined to allay any concerns that the Pontiac Vibe – a clone of the recalled Toyota Matrix – has safety issues with its brakes, General Motors conducted its own vehicle tests over the weekend at its Milford Proving ...

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    Consumer Reports sees what happens when your floor mat sticks

    In the wake of Toyota's huge floor mat recall, theorists have come up with several survival strategies designed to overcome a throttle that's stuck wide-open. Putting some of these theories to the test – and debunking several myths in the process – is the team over at Consumer ...

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    Kicking the Dead: Pontiac recalls 10k 2009-2010 Vibes over cold-weather braking

    2010 Pontiac Vibe GT - Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors is recalling 10,119 units of the Pontiac Vibe due to cold weather-related brake problems. The vehicles subject to the recall are all fitted with the 1.8-liter four-cylinder powerplant, and were sold or are currently ...


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