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    Video: Nissan Safari police truck a sort of A-Team van from Japan
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    Television today might be at one the best points in the medium's history with shows like Mad Men, Louie, True Detective and streaming offerings like House of Cards. However, none of those come close to the number of car chases and explosions of '70s and '80s offerings like Charlie's Angels, The ...

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    Official: Ford Transit production fires up, American Pickers among first takers
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    Not long ago, the History Channel showed a seemingly unending stream of World War II documentaries, but it made a switch a few years ago to include an increasing mix of 'reality' programming. American Pickers was one of the early attempts at this new formula, with cameras following hosts Mike ...

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    Report: Clarkson and Top Gear facing $1.66M lawsuit over 'slope' remark [w/video]
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    Indian-born actress Somi Guha is suing the BBC for airing "casual racism." Season 21 of Top Gear is over, which means it's high time we had some controversy surround the world's most popular motoring show. The issue this time rests with the show's last two episodes, which saw the three hosts ...

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    Read This: Speed Channel winds down
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    On Saturday, August 17 at 6:00 AM, Speed will go off the air. Its channel will be replaced by a new multi-sport network, called Fox Sports 1. Rumors that a switch were in the works first emerged in late 2012, while things became clearer in March, when the FS1 name emerged. That story disappointed ...

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    Report: Navsop working on coin-sized GPS rival that navigates using wifi and TV signals
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    A British company is working on a new navigation system that doesn't rely on GPS satellites to track your location. BAE has created Navsop, a device that picks up errant cell phone, radio and television signals to deduce your coordinates, which means it can be used in locations where traditional ...

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    Video: Mythbusters tests the square wheel theory
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    The Mythbusters have finally tackled the long-unanswered question, "Why don't cars have square wheels?" What's that? You've never wondered why? Neither have we, because it's freaking obvious. But equally obvious is how awesome it would be to test out a square-wheeled vehicle anyway, which is ...

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    Official: Ford teams up with NBC for Escape-based reality TV show
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    Ford is turning to prime-time TV to introduce the 2013 Escape. The vehicle will be front and center in "Escape Routes," a new NBC reality show that pits six teams of two against one another in a road-trip competition with layovers in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Miami and San ...

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    Video: Audi blurs the line between show and commercial with "Untitled Jersey City Project"
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    The current state of the automotive industry is all about blurring lines. Cars and trucks used to be on opposite sides of the market until crossovers blurred the line. Coupes and convertibles have come closer together with the proliferation of the retractable hard-top. Even the line between ...

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    Official: Discovery's new Velocity channel launching October 4 [w/video]
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    Thankfully, there's plenty of programming on television for automotive gearheads: Top Gear shows and motor racing broadcast from locations around the world, car chase scenes in movies, the always-dysfunctional crew from American Chopper... heck, there's even a whole channel called Speed. But it's ...

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    Video: Speed teases reality show chronicling Nissan/Playstation GT Academy
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    If you're looking for the ultimate example of life imitating art imitating life, look no further than the Nissan/Playstation GT Academy. The program pits thousands upon thousands of gamers playing Gran Turismo 5 against each other in a fight over a spot on Nissan's actual racing team. Now that ...

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    Video: Aston Martin One-77 stars in new episode of NatGeo's Megafactories
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    The factories where supercars are made can often be as impressive, if not more so, than the vehicles they produce. Unfortunately few of us ever get to see them, remote as they often are from our locales and generally not open to the public. That's where Megafactories comes in. The National ...

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    Autowriters Aaron Robinson and Ezra Dyer added to The Car Show on SPEED
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    SPEED is betting big on its newest TV series, called The Car Show. You're most likely already aware that the program will be hosted by Adam Carolla, Dan Neil, Matt Farah and John Salley. Now, SPEED has announced that some well-known auto scribes are joining the team to pitch in on writing ...

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    Mad Men go racing: Ridley & Tony Scott developing Le Mans period drama
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    Everybody loves Mad Men. It's a hit TV show that has something for everyone. Heck, it even features some nice old cars, like the pimpin' Lincoln that Betty Draper inherited from her father, and discussions around the office on marketing import cars for the first time in America. But what the ...

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    Top Gear US hosts sit down with Jay Leno tonight
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    The crew from Top Gear US are jumping over to the set of another certified car nut's show. Jay Leno will play host to Tanner Foust, Rutledge Wood and Adam Ferrara tonight at 11:35 pm on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. While cars will no doubt be a central point of the discussion, we're curious to ...

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    Top Gear and Fifth Gear reportedly back on the air in June
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    Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson with Fifth Gear's Tiff Needell and Vicki Butler-Henderson
    Been hankering for a little British car show action? So have we. But it looks like we've got a few months to go until our favorite shows from the Beeb return with new episodes. After having been spied filming a ...

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    Top Gear Australia replacing Charlie Cox?
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    Anyone who's been watching the original Top Gear knows it took a bit of switcheroo to get the chemistry right before things really took off (James May replaced the rotundish Jason Dawe after Series 1 of the current show concluded), and TG Australia is no different. Charlie Cox (the bloke on the ...

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    Top Gear Australia in trouble for damaging cars
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    Australia gave us the word "hoon," and the Aussie version of Top Gear apparently features three of them in presenters Charlie Cox, Warren Brown, and Steve Pizzati. The trio's habit of hooning for local audiences has seen them rack up a repair bill close to $AUS 200,000 for the cars they've damaged ...

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    VIDEO: Camaro TV spots through the years -- some more bitchin' than others
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    Well, all the Camaro buildup is finally ...

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    Today's Lexus is brought to you by the letter "H" - new hybrid advertising campaign
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    Offsetting the GX and LX opulence-filled 'Utes posessed of large mass, Lexus has trotted out an advertising blitz focusing on its Hybrid vehicles. The campaign, which imagines a world without "H," points out that Lexus has had hybrid cars and SUVs on the road since 2004. The new campaign is titled ...

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    CES 2008: PumpTop TV coming your way
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    Westinghouse Digital had its PumpTop TV on display at CES. As described by the title, it's a flatscreen monitor that sits on top of a fuel pump. It gives the consumer something to do besides staring at passing vehicles while waiting around for the tank to fill. The unit is already in use at many ...

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