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    Official: Ferrari holding online auction to benefit Italian earthquake victims
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    Italy is unfortunately no stranger to earthquakes, thus neither is the exotic automaker and racing team whose logo bears the country's flag. When disaster struck in Abruzzo, Ferrari launched a special-edition F430 to raise funds for its relief, and has been contributing to rebuilding the stricken ...

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    Report: Ford rescue concept truck pressed into service to help tornado victims
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    From show floor to evacuation route, one concept vehicle got the chance to test it's meddle in the real world. The Ford F-550 Super Duty Rescue Truck was created to demonstrate extreme rescue capabilities not actually use them. It first went on display in February at the Chicago Auto Show. But ...

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    Official: Nissan donates cash, offers employee pricing and delayed payments to Southern storm victims
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    Nissan Americas is offering employee pricing and delayed finance payments to victims of the recent tornadoes and floods across the southeastern U.S. The latest gesture comes after the company donated $115,000 to the Red Cross to help with the relief efforts. Qualified buyers, meaning those from ...

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    Report: Nissan to check radiation levels on cars tabbed for export
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    As fears of radiation from Japan's severely compromised Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant seem to be growing by the minute, automakers have tried to assure car buyers that most of their products are produced far enough away from the crippled facility that fallout won't end up on vehicles, ...

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    Video: How not to rescue your truck from a frozen lake
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    How not to rescue your truck from a frozen lake - Click above to watch video after the jump
    There's a reason tow truck drivers charge so much money for their talents. Extricating a vehicle from a sticky situation is an art that requires more skill than simply knowing where to hook the cables ...

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    Video: Moto Merry-Go-Round yields both disaster and hilarity
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    Motorcycle-powered merry-go-round – click above to watch the video after the jump
    Say you and three of your closest buddies find yourselves out for a leisurely Sunday cruise on your motorbikes, when you stumble upon the old schoolyard merry-go-round. Following an intense session of ...

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    Picture this: Warhol car crash painting brings $71 million
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    Warhol said "Art is what you can get away with," and the late, great artist's paintings are still getting away with a fortune. Among the most recent works auctioned by Christie's is his painting Green Car Crash (Green Burning Car I), from Warhol's Death and Disaster series, which went for $71.7 ...

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