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When the interstate was no longer an option, he drove down the ditch.

When the interstate was no longer an option, he drove down the ditch.

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Unfortunately, this one's not as funny as it sounds.

Police say the suspects demanded the car owner explain how to drive it.

A pair of young Cleveland carjackers were defeated by an extremely rare and arcane piece of automotive technology – a manual transmission.

A video of Cleveland area firefighters putting out a car fire during a raging snowstorm last weekend highlights largely unknown fire dangers for motorists.

Warrants were issued Monday for a trio of Cleveland carjackers who, after beating up a limo driver and stealing his car, livestreamed themselves joyriding around the city in the stolen limo.

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Clevelanders were treated to a little movie magic on May 16 as second unit filming started on Fast 8.

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Cleveland Motorsports has listed an Aston Martin Vulcan - the first to arrive in the United States - for sale on the duPont Registry for the small matter of $3.4 million.

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Disgusted Police Charge Paul Pelton With Vehicular Trespassing

A man in Ohio was arrested for vehicular trespassing after he allegedly opened a car's door to film an accident but didn't call police or try to help.

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The Midwest looks poised to get another IndyCar race as parties come together to revive the open-wheel Grand Prix of Cleveland at Burke Lakefront Airport at some point in the near future.

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Goodyear is donating a 33-year-old gondola that's served under three airships, flown over three Super Bowls and won a Guinness World Record, to the Crawford Auto Aviation Museum in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Protesters Rallied Against Speed Cameras Sunday In One Long Island County

On election night, Jason Sonenshein merely hoped an anti-traffic camera ballot initiative for which he had campaigned would squeak out a win.

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Joe Hinrichs, Ford's President of The Americas (pictured above), announced today that in late 2014, the automaker will be building the 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder at its Cleveland Engine Plant, a move requiring a $200-million investment and the hiring of 450 new employees. European-built Ford products will continue to source this engine from the Valencia, Spain plant where all of these EcoBoost four-cylinder engines are currently built, and the new Cleveland engines will be used for all Nor

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There are undoubtedly hefty fines for passing a stopped school bus with its flashing lights on and stop sign deployed, so Shena Hardin, 32, of Cleveland, Ohio, thought it would be an acceptable alternative to use the sidewalk to pass instead. Back in September, Hardin was seen using the sidewalk as a bypass on multiple occasions, and a quick-thinking bus driver videotaped her doing so and alerted police. On September 11, police were able to catch her Jeep Compass in the act, and this week, a jud

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Potholes. Crews are out now tamping new asphalt into the pockmarks that winter leaves on our roads, but what if there were a cheaper, easier way to quickly mitigate these wheel-eating voids? Students at Cleveland's Case Western Reserve University may have the answer. In April, the team took first prize in a competition sponsored by Saint-Gobain, a global materials company. The goal was to use simple materials for an out-of-the-box product.

Detroit was once known as 'the Paris of the West,' counting itself among the most cosmopolitan cities in America. Its growth was propelled by a booming auto industry, which greatly influenced the city's design. Home to the first paved road and site of early interstate highway development, the Motor City was ahead of the curve in updating its infrastructure to meet the growing demands of a car-crazed culture.

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In this case, "patriotic" refers to car shoppers who buy from domestic manufacturers regardless of where their products are actually built or designed. Not surprisingly, TheDetroitBureau.com reports that the Big Three are most popular in the Midwest, with more than two-thirds of car sales going to Ford, General Motors or Chrysler. Detroit and Saint Louis were rated the two cities with the largest slice of domestic car buyers with consumers choosing to buy American 67 percent of the time. Clevela

Last May, Ford began making the new, more efficient 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine for vehicles like the Ford Flex, Ford Taurus SHO, Lincoln MKS sedan and Lincoln MKT crossover at its Cleveland Engine Plant No. 1. That plant was closed in 2007 (after opening in 1951) but was brought back from the dead in February 2009. Today, Ford announced it is investing $155 million in the plant and will add 60 jobs there. The money is split between $121 million for manufacturing investment at the plant and $34

This is a bit sad. The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum collection, part of the larger Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, is selling off 19 of its 175 cars in order to climb out of debt. Among the cars being offered to buyers are a gorgeous seafoam green 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, a 1930 Belanger Indianapolis Racer with a 270 cubic-inch Offenhauser Dual Overhead Cam V8 good for 325 hp (installed in 1949) and a 1930 Bugatti Type 44 Phaeton Open Tourer, the only one thought to e

On the same day that President Obama announced tough new CAFE standards for new cars in the coming half-decade, Ford began production of its new, more efficient EcoBoost engine in Ohio. As Green Car Advisor says, Ford couldn't have picked a better day. The new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine will first make its way into the Ford Flex, Ford Taurus SHO, Lincoln MKS sedan and Lincoln MKT crossover vehicles. The turbocharged engines deliver a fuel economy boost of around 20 percent without an expensiv

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