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Sgt. Wheeles hailed as a hero for reminding us of a driving basic

Sgt. Wheeles is being hailed as a hero.

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NTSB is sending an observer as Tesla investigates

NTSB is sending an observer as Tesla investigates.

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Just make sure you get the optional headlights

Just make sure you get the optional headlights

Limits drivers to same-sex passenger, limits hours of operation

Limits drivers to same-sex passengers, limits hours of operation.

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Tests show high risk of injury; here's how other midsize SUVs fared

Tests show high risk of injury; here's how other midsize SUVs fared.

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Dude really did a number on that street

Dude really did a number on that street.

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Consumer Reports' advocacy arm speaks out

Consumer group lobbies Tesla to fix fatal flaws in Autopilot.

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We don't get it in the U.S. ... yet

We don't get it in the U.S. ... yet.

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Also, driving in Europe, Tesla talk and the spending of money

On this week's Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Green Editor John Beltz Snyder and Consumer Editor Jeremy Korzeniewski. We talk about the possible rebirth of the Dodge Viper and Jaguar XK, as well as the recent goings-on at Tesla. Then we share some of our experiences driving in Europe. We also discuss the cars we've been driving, and help spend another listener's hard-earned dough in this week's "Spend My Money" segment.

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Where dogs and cats should ride, and how they should be restrained

Where dogs and cats should ride, and how they should be restrained.

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Over-the-air update fixed ABS software issue

Over-the-air update fixed ABS software issue

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Everyone, please, secure your loads — this was his second close call

Everyone, please, secure your loads — this his second close call.

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Musk thanks Consumer Reports 'for excellent critical feedback'

Tesla is making good on its promise to improve the Model 3's braking through a firmware upgrade. Elon Musk has confirmed that a fix for the EV's inconsistent brake performance started reaching cars on May 25th. The update should reduce the braking distance by about 20 feet for "repeated heavy braking events," according to the exec. That's no doubt meant to help reviewers like those at Consumer Reports (whose less-than-flattering review prompted the update), but something tells us that drivers wo

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Autoblog answers all your questions about the 2018 Chevy Malibu

Autoblog answers all your questions about the 2018 Chevy Malibu

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In an ‘extremely rare’ situation, cruise control might be stuck on

In an "extremely rare" situation, cruise control might be stuck on.

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Safety board's preliminary report describes two levels of failure

WASHINGTON — Uber had disabled an emergency braking system in a self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March after failing to identify the pedestrian, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released on Thursday. The report said the modified 2017 Volvo XC90's radar systems observed the pedestrian six seconds before impact but "the self-driving system software classified the pedestrian as an unknown object, as a vehicle, and then as

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Safety advocates ask FTC to review whether Tesla misleads customers

Safety advocates ask FTC to review whether Tesla misleads customers

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Also notes fixing the brakes over the air would be 'an industry first'

Consumer Reports has said it will retest the Tesla Model 3 it purchased to confirm that a promised firmware update to the braking system corrects the poor and inconsistent emergency stopping distances the publication reported.

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One some roads, half of trucks will be held up

Glancing constantly at his rear view mirror, truck driver "El Flaco" journeys the highways of Mexico haunted by the memory of when he was kidnapped with his security detail by bandits disguised as police officers two years ago.