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    NHTSA reportedly investigating Chevrolet Cobalt power steering failures

    2008 Chevrolet Cobalt SS Turbo - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Proof that there are other automakers also under the scrutiny of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration: The Chevrolet Cobalt is under federal investigation for steering-related safety issues. To date, the ...

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    World's longest fingernails clipped in SUV accident

    Seatbelts save lives... and prevent broken fingernails, too. An apparently unbelted Lee Redmond was ejected from her SUV during an accident earlier this week. While the noteworthy Utah resident somehow survived the crash, her record-setting fingernails didn't fare as well. The Guinness Book of ...

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    Small recall for big suspension issue on 2008 Honda Element

    All owners of 2008 Honda Elements are being asked to stop driving their cars until they have had them inspected at their local Honda dealer. According to a recall issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the front bushing bracket of the left trailing arm of the rear suspension ...

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    VW recalling all 410,000 Passats sold between 1999 and 2005

    If you are one of the nearly half-million Americans driving a 1999-2005 Volkswagen Passat, your dealer will be expecting a visit. Every gasoline-powered Passat (the list includes the 1.8-liter I4, 2.0-liter I4, 2.8-liter V6, and 4.0-liter W8) is being recalled for a heat shield issue. Apparently, ...

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    Another GT-R bites the dust

    Click above for more pics of this bashed up Nissan GT-R This isn't the first Nissan GT-R to find itself looking like an accordion. We brought you another shattered GT-R in Hong Kong in early January, and a GT-R fender bender a few days later in Shibuya (Tokyo). An Autoblog tipster just sent us a ...

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    How not to drift, Vol. II

    Previously, we learned that it's a bad idea to drift in areas populated with curbs. In this installment of Autoblog's Please Don't Act Like a Dufus lessons, the class will learn that other real-world obstructions can also cause significant damage. In this particular case, the unfortunate driver of ...

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    VIDEO: How not to drift

    Some hardcore racing fans might tell you that the best way to drift is not to do it all. The driver in this video will likely never try drifting again, but not because it's slower around a track than driving a tight line. No, he's not going to drift again because he learned the hard way that ...


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