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    Video: MTT-136 treaded electric sled is far more awesome than its name
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    Quebec may not be the first place that comes to mind when it comes to building motorized vehicles, particularly in comparison to its neighboring province of Ontario. But French Canada has given us some rather interesting modes of transportation, from the Bombardier Ski-Doo and Can-Am Spyder to ...

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    Report: Scanners embedded in road to result in fines for those driving on worn tires?
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    Here's a new one. According to AutoExpress, police in the UK are looking into scanners embedded into roadways that can detect the depth of a vehicle's tire tread. If your rubber doesn't meet a set of pre-determined parameters, you could eventually expect to see a fine show up in the mail. ...

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    Tread-depth test should defer to quarter, not penny
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    We've always found that our tires get squirrely in the wet before they fail the old penny test for tread depth. The Tire Rack, supplier of black round things and other accessories, are suggesting that the price of your safety has appreciated by 24 cents. For years, the penny test has been a quick ...

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    The Tire Ring - may you never tire of one another
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    We've seen automotive inspired jewelry before. Bracelets that look like chains, shift gate earrings, even piston-shaped pendants. But for all you gear heads out there who might be heading down the aisle soon, we offer a suggestion for a way to personalize your commitment to your betrothed, while ...

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    Mazda RX-9 features Mighty Morphin' tire technology and energy absorbent skin
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    The Mazda RX-9 is an advanced concept that came out on top in this year’s Michelin Design Challenge. It’s a hybrid featuring a 2.5L V6 and wafer-thin electric motor, but features a couple of technologies not seen before in the race for higher fuel mileage. James Owen Design is the ...

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