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A man in Michigan became the butt of many jokes after he lit a gas pump on fire while trying to kill a spider last week.


Your existing car probably doesn't have a built-in WiFi hotspot, but AT&T will soon have a way to add one and deliver that sweet, on-demand internet access.


A woman stranded in her car for two weeks in the Southern California desert in May said she forgave her husband for making a wrong turn and was prepared to die with him.


Shemika Charles amazed herself and onlookers when she completed the feat bent over backwards to get underneath the SUV earlier this week.


Police have released the 911 recording of a Massachusetts man who left his one-year-old daughter in the back of his car Wednesday while on his way to work.


A video of a lioness opening the door to a car full of tourists surfaced yesterday on Reddit and is a stark reminder to never underestimate a bored lioness looking for an easy meal.


The cars changed lives, but the publicity stunt couldn't save Pontiac

September 13 marks the 10-year anniversary of the memorable event, which caught everyone, including audience members, by surprise.


New research suggests features like collision prevention make vehicles more susceptible

Features in many new cars that are widely seen as the first steps toward a self-driving future may also making cars more susceptible to cyber crime, according to a recent study.


Amazing technology could be the future of manufacturing

The first 3D-printed car is scheduled to roll off its huge printer and onto Chicago streets Saturday as a display of the technology's possibilities in manufacturing.


Self-driving cars can't handle potholes, bad weather, says new report

Google's self-driving car is being heralded as a massive step forward for automotive technology, but a computer-guided victory lap might be premature.


Young women and men crash in different ways and at different times

A new study from Kansas State University found that young men and women crash their cars at different times and in different ways.


No one hurt in California Incident

An 85-year-old man was unharmed Saturday after he crashed his car into a backyard pool, authorities said.


No injuries reported after frightening crash

The Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is usually full of excitement, but one race over the weekend got a little too thrilling for some spectators after a crash launched a tire into the stands.


New cars with complex networks easiest to hack

When buying a car, consumers look for crash ratings and the amount of airbags, but they're missing information about one critical key safety feature; the security of the car's computer network.


ASAP Towing hauled off more than a hundred cars over four days

The owner of a tow truck company in Orange County, Florida was arrested last week for targeting and illegally towing gay pride participants' cars.


Cars can be as easily hacked as a computer

Today's new cars come equipped with dozens of microcomputers connected by a network and run everything from infotainment systems to the engine itself. Like any other computer system, the units inside our cars are vulnerable. Hackers can infiltrate these systems. Once they're inside, they can do anything from steal your data to control your car.


Man subjects himself to hot car to get message out about child endangerment

After five minutes of sitting in a hot car, Terry Williams was drenched with sweat. After ten minutes, he felt like the air had been sucked out of his lungs. After 15 minutes, he got out of the car.


Young girl was thrown from the back of the thief's getaway car, died two days later

Marisol Hernandez recently gave her daughter a new iPhone 5S on condition she get good grades during her sophomore year of high school. Rubi Rubio already had broken two phones, so Hernandez told her daughter if she broke this one it would be her last.


They're normally tragic accidents; Georgia case may be rare exception

The circumstances surrounding the death of a Georgia toddler in a hot car last month are macabre. Authorities say Justin Ross Harris, 33, may have left his 22-month-old son, Cooper, in the family's car for more than seven hours on purpose while temperatures in Cobb County, Georgia, reached 92 degrees.


Baby couldn't wait for trip to the hospital

A photographer in Australia captured some once-in-a-lifetime images of her client giving birth in a car on the way to the hospital.


The motorist was driving eratically before the crash

A driver caught another motorist on camera doing an accidental Dukes of Hazzard impression while traveling down a highway in Kansas.

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