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    Need For Speed movie hits theaters Feb 7, 2014
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    Here we have the second interesting tidbit about the Need for Speed movie recently fast-tracked by Dreamworks studios, after finding out it would be helmed by stuntman and Act of Valor co-director Scott Waugh: it's slated for a February 7, 2014 release. Hollywood generally reserves that month ...

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    Video: Seinfeld's Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee long promo released
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    Sony's Crackle has released the second, and much longer, promo for Jerry Seinfeld's upcoming web show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Contrary to the placement of the word "cars" in the title and the first car-centric promo, this trailer suggests are appears only incidentally related to the ...

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    Video: "Dogs in Cars" will cheer you up
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    Having a ruff day on the road? Don't take it out on other drivers, do what dogs do when they're out for a ride. Director Keith Hopkin takes to California's highways and byways and films eight dogs "doing what they love to do," he says on his Vimeo channel. The video captures that pure enjoyment ...

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    Video: Help fund a film about the world of rally
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    Rally driving is so reliably mesmerizing that we never lack for viewers when we post rallying footage, especially when raw engine noises accompany the raw talent. Yet we rarely come across videos that take a deeper look at who races, the private lives of privateers and the urge to 'run what you ...

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    Wipeout creators' new show pits your own car against crazy obstacle courses
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    The folks who bring you ABC's Wipeout have changed the network and the challengers for their next creation: called Whipped and airing on Speed in 2012, the new "automotive-based game and racing show" will put drivers in their own cars through "an intimidating automotive obstacle course." There's ...

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    Top Gear producer Andy Wilman spills the beans
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    It's hard for the Top Gear team to surprise us with outrageous tales since the show itself could almost be considered behind-the-scenes footage of some other, more traditional program. But producer Andy Wilman reveals 16 TG tidpits in the Telegraph, and it's hard not to be a little surprised at ...

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    MasterImage working on 3D screens for cars
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    With 3D technology slowly making its way into homes and onto portable game consoles, it was just a matter of time before the tech filtered its way into cars. MasterImage, one of the companies that has pioneered glasses-free 3D screens, is reportedly on the verge of signing a deal with a handful ...

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    Mercedes offers retrofit accessory to add Pandora
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    Mercedes has expanded the capabilities its media Interface and they're accessible thanks to a new plug-and-play cable. Called Media Interface Plus and compatible with the iPhone 3G, 3GS and 4 and a variety of BlackBerry devices, the additional connectivity includes the integration of Pandora via ...

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    NASCAR robots, Datsun Bumblebee spied during filming of Transformers 3
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    Transformers 3 is filming in Chicago right now, luring all camera-toting film buffs to the Windy City's streets like moths to a bug zapper. In addition to snagging the three NASCAR Transformers and Optimus Prime's trailer, there's the matter of a 1972 Datsun 510 painted much like Bumblebee and ...

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    NYT: The Making of Movie Cars
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    Car movies have been big business of late – Transformers, Death Race, The A-Team – which makes it unsurprising that the business of getting cars prepped for movies is becoming even bigger business. The upcoming Green Hornet will use 29 classic Imperials; the third film in The Fast ...

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    Toshiba unveils automotive-grade 200GB hard drive
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    Here we have an in-car accessory that won't ask you to take more of your attention from the road. The Toshiba MK2060GSC hard-disk-drive will be available later this year in 100GB and 200GB flavors for OEM entertainment systems. About the only spec that could be considered so-so is the 4,200-rpm ...

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    First image from Pixar's Cars 2 revealed?
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    The movie Cars 2 is slated for release in Summer 2011, and that means that Hollywood CGI types are busy sketching, rendering and compositing. Production artwork (seen above) found in Disney's annual report, has Lightning McQueen running in Japan ahead of what we'd imagine is a Formula 1 car. The ...

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    VIDEO: Stig scam gets you around for free
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    The Chaser's War on Everything fake Stig sketch -- Click above to watch video
    Here's a fantastic challenge that the Top Gear team didn't think up: if you walked around London dressed as the Stig, how many strangers would let you drive their cars? Aussie comedy show The Chaser's War on Everything ...

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    Pioneer using WiMax to send content to your car
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    Pioneer's prototype mobile network AV playback system - Click above to view the video after the jump
    With so many infotainment devices being created, we're beginning to wonder what people are actually doing in their cars -- or rather, if they ever get out of their cars. Pioneer has thrown another ...

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    Studios fighting for DeLorean biopic
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    It doesn't take a genius to figure out why Hollywood is working on a film about a car company going kaput. You might wonder, however, why three different factions are working on another movie about John Z. DeLorean. Brett Ratner is collaborating with producer Robert Evans on one pic, and Face/Off ...

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    VIDEO - Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen trailer released ahead of Super Bowl
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    It's hard to tell what's going on in this first trailer for the upcoming Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen sequel that will air tonight during the Super Bowl, but there are more psychotic Decepticons amped up for a rematch, lots of Autobots getting their ...

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    Transformers on DVD has landed
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    Here's what you're doing tonight. You're going to your local big box retailer and walking out with a copy of Michael Bay's CG-extravaganza that was one of last summer's coolest ways to waste a couple hours: Transformers. We've all been inundated by the ad blitz, and now the DVD and HD-DVD are in ...

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    VIDEO: At the Autoblog Drive-In Part 2
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    Time to stretch your legs! Head to the snack bar and get something to munch on. Suggestions pop up on the screen in case you need some inspiration. The concessions are multitudinous, from sweet candy bars to crispy fish sandwiches (don't they look scrumptious?), you can push your cholesterol way ...

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    Only the beginning: hard drives in cars
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    There's already been a silent technology explosion in automobiles over the last ten years. Command and control has become largely a computerized affair. With high and low speed data buses throughout the automobile, your car is basically a network. It used to be that you'd press the power window ...

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    Town & Country, Jimmy Neutron edition
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    It's better than Lee Iacocca saying something like "fo shizzle." Chrysler has joined up with Nickelodeon to shill their newly revamped minivans. With the addition of Sirius TV to beam content off the birds and into the backseat, it makes perfect sense for the two to team up. I'd rather interact ...

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