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Lamborghini Aventador Crashes, Breaks In Half In New York

CCTV cameras captured the violent collision

Two CCTV cameras caught this wild accident between a Lamborghini Aventador and a sedan in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Mill Basin.

Enraged Driver Steers Wrong Way Down Highway

He was trying to keep up with a driver, on the other side of the highway, who'd cut him off

An angry driver was caught on camera as he drove eastbound down the westbound lane in a fit of road rage.

Legal Parking Spaces Turn Illegal With Sign Change

Drivers ticketed 25 minutes after parking space becomes bike-share zone

In what has to be one of the lowest moves in parking-enforcement history, New York City ticketed half a dozen cars that had been legally parked only moments before. The difference? The city changed the signs out from under drivers.

New York Police Find Clever New Way To Deter Car Theft

Residents receiving pictures of valuables left in plain sight

Motorists have heard these warnings countless times: Don't tempt thieves. Don't leave valuables in your car. Yet such common-sense advice is often ignored.

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How Thieves Are Targeting Drivers In New York City

Crooks tell drivers they have a flat tire, then steal from car

Ever had a passer-by flag you down and alert you to a soft tire on your car? You probably thanked the person and checked out your wheels.

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New York City Plow Driver Scrapes Away More Than Snow

Residents say snow plow damaged their street-parked cars

A New York City plow scraped away more than snow early Tuesday morning, Bronx residents say.

As Cities Add Bike-Friendly Lanes, Police On Lookout For Road Rage Incidents

Motorist sparks debate with photo of helmet less cyclist on highway

We all know about road rage when the incident involves motorist versus motorist. But there are increasing incidents of road rage motorist against bicyclists.

Rumormill: GM considering flagship dealer in Mahattan to bolster IPO cause

Citing "three people who know about the discussions," BusinessWeek reports that General Motors is ruminating whether or not to build a high-zoot showroom in Manhattan to gain favor among "high-fashion New Yorkers, tourists and high-rolling investors." The stated aim would be to raise awareness and cachet of the company's four brands as the IPO machine moves to the next gear. And who knows, it might also increase the 9.6% market s

2011 Volkswagen Jetta live from its Times Square debut

2011 Volkswagen Jetta live – Click above for high-res image gallery

NYC seeks Taxi of Tomorrow; is UniCab the answer?

A couple of years have passed now since the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) announced its search for a vehicle that would replace the taxis of New York City with something that better fits the times. The TLC created a website for creative types to submit ideas for the "Taxi of Tomorrow." One of the more interest

NYC seeks Taxi of Tomorrow; is UniCab the answer?

A couple of years have passed now since the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) announced its search for a vehicle that would replace the taxis of New York City with something that better fits the times. The TLC created a website for creative types to submit ideas for the "Taxi of Tomorrow," and one of the more inter

Ecclestone reportedly working on bringing U.S. Grand Prix to New York

While the New York Auto Show is under way at the Javitz Center, on the opposite side of the globe the Big Apple came up in an entirely different context. Speaking with Italy's sports journal La Gazzetta dello Sport during this past weekend's Australian Grand Prix, Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone revealed that n

New York 2010: Kia's 2011 Sportage comes to America

2011 Kia Sportage – Click above for high-res image gallery

Cruze Comes To Town: Chevy unveils 40-mpg Eco model and RS package

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco – Click above for high-res image gallery

Cruze Comes To Town: Chevy unveils 40-mpg Eco model and RS package

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco – Click above for high-res image gallery

Daimler Bus completes delivery 1,350 vehicle hybrid order for New York City

Daimler Buses North America has completed the delivery of a major order for hybrid buses to the New York City Transit authority. The New York bus system bought 1,350 Orion VII buses that use a series hybrid drive system produced by BAE systems.

Hyundai releases first teaser shot of the Sonata hybrid ahead of NY debut

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Blue Drive– Click above to enlarge

Hyundai releases first teaser shot of the Sonata hybrid

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Blue Drive – Click above to enlarge

New York City early adopter demand to far outstrip electric vehicle supply

How much does learning about an electric vehicle (EV) change the chance that someone will want to buy an EV? According to a study conducted for the City of New York's comprehensive sustainability plan called PlaNYC, by 21 percent. Of course, they also found that 18 percent of the population wanted an EV less after learning more about them. Besides EVs and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), PlaNYC looked at how moving more peopl

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