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    Report: Michael Schumacher comes out of coma, leaves hospital

    Racing fans and the public at large will be encouraged by today's news that Michael Schumacher has come out of his coma and has left the hospital in Grenoble, France. The former seven-time Formula One world champion suffered massive head trauma in a skiing accident in the French Alps just before ...

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    Followup: Slight improvement shown in Schumacher's condition

    Michael Schumacher's condition has reportedly improved slightly, but the retired Formula One driver remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma. After doctors at the university hospital in Grenoble observed an improvement in Schumacher's condition late Monday night, they opted to ...

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    Why analysts are wary of Toyota's fortunes

    Goldman Sachs Japan isn't exactly painting a rosy picture for the future of Toyota. The investment group says the automaker isn't recovering from the automotive implosion as quickly as its competitors. As a result, the predictions regarding the company's return to pre-sales-collapse figures have ...

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    Saviors of the Cougar Ace: Wired's in-depth look into Sea Cowboys

    Nearly two years ago, the Cougar Ace, a 900-ft long ship loaded with more than 4,700 brand-new Mazdas, tipped over while transferring ballast in the North Pacific just south of Alaska. The huge ship took on water, but since there was no breach in the hull it remained afloat. Within days, a salvage ...

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    LoJack Europe foils Lamborghini Gallardo thieves

    LoJack's international recovery network makes it increasingly difficult to escape its satellite eyes. Here's the best example yet. Two Albanian thieves broke into the Italian vacation of home of a Frenchman and knocked him out with sleeping gas. They then stole his French-registered Gallardo. When ...

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    Richard Hammond, released from hospital, describes crash and recovery

    Defying all the odds, we're glad to report that Top Gear host Richard Hammond has been released from the hospital and is recovering with his family at an undisclosed private location. Despite the very serious nature of his crash and the potential brain damage incurred, Richard's doctors all expect ...

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    Top Gear fights for survival as BBC postpones show indefinitely

    As Top Gear host Richard Hammond recovers from his 300-mph crash, the show's future remains in limbo. The crash occurred while filming a segment for the upcoming series, but with Hammond still in hospital with the full scope of his injuries still unknown, the new season is being postponed ...

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    New Toyota US president sees bright future for auto industry, Ford and GM

    Jim Press, the new president of Toyota Motor Corp. North American, foresees a bright future for the U.S. auto industry. While speaking at the women's business group Inforum in Detroit last week, he pointed out that: The Baby Boom generation that continues to purchase new vehicles won't reach ...


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