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Hello there! A few weeks back we relaunched the site with a new design, and we removed comments. Today, they are back, with a new system that will allow better moderation and tools like email notifications. You may be wondering why we shut down comments in the first place. Put simply, the old commenting system wasn't a positive environment, and it was difficult for us to stay on top of off-topic or even hateful posts. With that in mind, we're hoping the conversations in the new Autoblog comment

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Hövding is a Swedish made wearable airbag for cyclists.

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Mercedes-Benz announced a new commercial concept for future delivery vans.

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This one-wheeled bike brings a video game ride to life. Ryno is a single wheeled electric motorcycle assembled in Portland, Oregon.

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We look at the latest spy shots of the highly speculated 2019 mid-engine Chevy Corvette.

IBM Vice President of Watson Internet of Things will speak at Autoblog UPSHIFT 2016 on October 6 in Detroit.

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Did you know we have an iOS app? We do, and it's totally redesigned from top to bottom with a new interface. Checking out Autoblog from your iPhone is now easier than ever.

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Modobag is the motorized rideable carry-on

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Impressive footage shows cars being dredged up from bottom of the North Sea. The wreckage is from a 2012 incident involving the collision between the car carrier Baltic ace and the container ship Corvus J.

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Congress passed a law allowing companies to produce a limited number of replica cars that are at least 25 years old. This means the DeLorean Motor Company in Texas can start producing new replicas of the DMC-12, the car made famous in “Back to the Future”. The new cars will feature a modern engine to meet emissions standards and should go for around $100,000.

Mike Austin takes on the role of Editor-in-Chief at Autoblog.

As the old saying goes, "There's no replacement for displacement." But these days, many automakers are launching powerful, downsized engines that offer similar or better power output than their predecessors, all while offering improvements in fuel economy and emissions. These days, we're seeing automakers replacing eight-cylinder engines with turbocharged sixes, and the naturally aspirated six-cylinder motors are being phased out in favor of potent turbo fours. But Ford has gone even smaller, of

After nearly ten years as Editor-in-Chief of Autoblog, today is my last day. In that time, I built this site by writing 5,961 posts, attending dozens of auto shows, driving countless cars and leading the greatest team of people who will forever be my friends. But I have decided that now is my time to move on and leave the site's exciting future in the capable hands of friends and colleagues I leave behind.

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As you can already see, the Autoblog team is digging deep to bring you everything from the Detroit Auto Show media days today and tomorrow, with obsessive coverage of all of the new sheetmetal, hot concepts and industry news. But we're hardly alone in Cobo Hall, and our friend John McElroy and his Autoline team have fired up a live video webcast with interviews from the show floor that you can watch right now by scrolling below.

Carter Edman recently wrote something for the ever-excellent Ride Apart that neatly sums up the allure of the motorcycle. The piece was an open letter to those fine people who love nothing more than to regale riders with every horror story they've ever heard about a bike, and while the text is littered with plenty of "hell yes!" moments for those of us with a pair of riding gloves to our name, one paragraph in particular struck me dead on.

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2014 Toyota 4Runner, Hennessey SHO, the Chinese are coming, Volvo gives up on flagship