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    Official: Jaguar confirms XE reveal for September 8
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    Jaguar has a whole raft of new products in the pipeline, from the long-awaited replacement for the XF mid-size sedan and a likely XJ-based replacement for the XK coupe and convertible to the production version of its C-X17 crossover concept. But arguably the most important will be the all-new XE, ...

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    Video: Your next car could feature Softwheels
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    Can you imagine how uncomfortable it would be to drive a car without a suspension? Now, think about being stuck like that everyday. That is the situation for many people in wheelchairs. A company from Israel has come up with an ingenious solution that goes on sale later this year, though. The ...

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    Recalls: Toyota recalling 778,000 RAV4, HS 250h units for loose suspension fasteners
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    Toyota has announced that it will recall a total of 778,000 units that may have been manufactured with improperly-tightened nuts on the rear suspension. The manufacturer says around 760,000 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4 models and 18,000 2010 Lexus HS 250h units may have fasteners that were not torqued ...

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    Report: Lotus boss Dany Bahar suspended by Malaysian owners
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    DRB-Hicom has suspended Lotus CEO Dany Bahar pending an investigation into the executive's conduct. While the sports car manufacturer's parent company has declined to comment on exactly which facet of Bahar's conduct is in question, The Telegraph reports the inquiry may be related to expenses. ...

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    Poll: Nissan Project 370Z: You choose the suspension [w/video]
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    Nissan has turned to Autoblog for help picking one of the vehicle's most important systems: the suspension. Nissan knows how passionate fans of the company's 370Z can be. The enthusiast community has long embraced the Z as a capable performer right out of the box and a willing platform that ...

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    Video: Watch the crash that got Kyle Busch banned from racing this weekend
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    We know there's lots of drama in NASCAR, and for some reason, Kyle Busch often finds himself in the middle of it. Back in June, Busch found himself in a headlock after a race courtesy of a fellow driver who felt the 26-year-old driver had intentionally bumped him during a cool down lap. Busch ...

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    Toyota drastically cuts North American production through May
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    Toyota will continue its three-days-a-week schedule at North American plants for the rest of April and May, due to continued parts shortages as a result of the March 11 Japan earthquake. Toyota's original production suspension halted lines on Mondays and Fridays from April 15 to April 25, but ...

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    Video: Reason #2 you know you're a car enthusiast...
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    Dragster suspension in action – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Last week we showed you what the suspension under a Mazda Miata looks like while carving up an autocross course. Today, we bring you a look at what your suspension is up to on a straight-and-narrow dragstrip ...

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    Video: You know you're a car enthusiast...
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    Mazda Miata suspension – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    ...If this video captures your attention to the end. This unusually captivating video comes to us from an Autoblog reader, who identifies the mystery car as a Mazda Miata. The video is shot from an unlikely, but ...

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    Lamborghini reveals images of Murcielago replacement's suspension
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    Lamborghini Aventador pushrod suspension – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While attending the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, we took a moment to stop by the Lamborghini display to have a word with Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann and head of R&D Maurizio Reggiani. At that time, we ...

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    Taming the Beast: Brabus gives Mercedes-Benz G-Class electronically adjustable ride control
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    Brabus Smooth-Ride Suspension – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Brabus has developed an electronically controlled suspension for the Mercedes G-Class, replacing the standard units with gas-pressure shocks with adjustable valves that go from "extra comfortable" to "sporty ...

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    Nissan recalling 26,000+ 2009-2010 Altima and Maxima sedans over faulty struts
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    2009 Nissan Maxima – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Certain 2009 and 2010 Nissan Altima and Maxima models may be fitted with out-of-spec suspension components that may contribute to an accident. As a result, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a ...

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    REPORTS: Massa recovering but may never race again, Renault suspended for safety infraction [UPDATE]
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    In a development mirroring countless racing movies, Felipe Massa's doctors say that the injured driver is showing progress in his recovery, but that he may never race again. The Brazilian pilot, who narrowly missed winning the title last year, was knocked unconscious on Saturday by a loose ...

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    Why does a road ripple like a washboard? Here comes the science...
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    The good news is that the men in white coats have figured out why washboard roads develop on sand, gravel or any other loosely-surfaced roads. Above a certain speed, any linear force interacting with the surface causes the force to skip over the surface like a rock skipping over the water. The ...

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    NASCAR's Mayfield reportedly suspended for substance abuse, says prescription meds to blame
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    Jeremy Mayfield, a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver with five career victories, has become the first driver suspended for substance abuse since the sanctioning body's no-nonsense policy took effect this season. Jim Hunter, NASCAR's vice president of corporate communications, would not say what the ...

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    Small recall for big suspension issue on 2008 Honda Element
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    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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    JDM Nissan GT-R benefits from U.S. market tweaks
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Nissan GT-R in action.While sitting through what felt like the longest press conference ever before we got some seat time in the Nissan GT-R, one of the engineers on hand mentioned that Godzilla's suspension would be tweaked for the U.S. market. When asked ...

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    REPORT: Ford working on F-150 "Raptor"
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    click above for more high-res pics of the 2009 Ford F-150 There are rumors circulating the web of a Ford truck so freakin' cool it'd make even the most Euro-centric bloggers among us stop dead in our tracks, and if true, would make everything else do just the same. The report claims that Ford is ...

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    VIDEO: Bose suspension in action
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    Bose is most commonly known for its stereo systems and other home entertainment gear. The truth is that the company holds tons of patents, which it licenses to shrewdly fund research and development in a wide variety of areas, seemingly following the whims of Dr. Bose himself. The company has been ...

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    RUF gives Carrera GT owners a lift
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    When you're ridin' dirty a couple of inches off the ground, you'll swerve to avoid anything more than a few microns thick sitting on the road in front of you. When it comes to driveways and speedbumps, that's when the lowest of riders crank the wheel back and forth, trying to sort out the right ...

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