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How the gearheads at Pixar made Cars 3 more realistic than you might think

It may be a cartoon, but there are laws of physics to the Cars universe.

Cars is what happens when a bunch of gearheads decide to make an animated movie.

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Drive Lightning McQueen | Autoblog Minute

Ultimate Lightning McQueen is an RC car form Sphero that brings the animated Pixar character to life. The smartphone app controlled toy car features animated eyes, emotive suspension movements, and phrases voiced by Owen Wilson. It currently retails for $300.00.

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The first Cars 3 trailer previews a dark turn plus EV racecars, and we have a theory

Lightning McQueen (almost) dies and the electrics are going to take over. Are the two related?

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Chinese film Autobots blatant ripoff of Pixar's Cars

The upcoming Chinese children's film The Autobots liberally borrows elements from Pixar's Cars and a few other franchises. While its producers claim it's original... well, it clearly isn't.

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How GM almost screwed up Toy Story, Cars, Monsters Inc. and more

Given Just 7 More Days, GM Would Have Changed Entertainment History

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Disney and Pixar racing back to the big screen with Cars 3

It's official, folks. Well, sorta. Disney and Pixar are planning a third installment of the mega-successful Cars movie franchise. The news comes courtesy of Disney Company head Bob Iger, speaking at the company's shareholder's meeting last week, and via Twitter.

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Jay Leno's Garage visits Pixar's private car show

After watching the Cars franchise of movies, we had a feeling that the people behind Pixar Animation Studios were automotive enthusiasts, and Jay Leno's Garage has proved our suspicions right. For this episode of JLG, Leno hands over hosting duty to another Jay, Jay Ward – the man behind the Pixar Motorama company car show and barbecue.

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Flying car spotted in Pixar's Planes trailer

You probably thought that with no Cars sequel slated for release this year, you wouldn't be forced to look at another post about Pixar's anthropomorphized autos on Autoblog. Since they tell me I'm certifiably obsessed with this franchise, think again.

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Disney gives ride along through Radiator Springs on new Cars Land ride

Founded by a steam car named Stanley in 1909, Radiator Springs was once a bustling little fuel stop along Route 66 between Gallup, New Mexico and Kingman, Arizona. At least that's what the plot of Pixar's "Cars" says.

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Pixar's John Lasseter defends CARS 2

Pixar movies have a history of being massive commercial success stories. They seem to mint money, and CARS 2 was no different. The sequel to CARS pulled in $551 million in global box office receipts and vast riches await thanks to a DVD release date that coincides with the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Oh, and did we mention that the CARS franchise has already produced $2 billion in merchandise?

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Disney AppMates creates interactive iPad experience with Pixar's CARS

Disney is looking to give younger children an excuse other than Angry Birds to play with their parents' Apple iPad. The company's new AppMates toys feature small Cars 2 characters with unique sensors inside them. Download a free application, place the toys on the screen, and kids can drive around a virtual interpretation of Radiator Springs.

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CARS 2

Pixar Picks Our Obsession For A Rare Sequel

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Zen gardens, Kabuki and sumo wrestling represented in CARS 2

Pixar's latest stop on the CARS 2 character roll-out tour is the country of Japan. The Land of the Rising Sun will no doubt provide the World Grand Prix with plenty of racers, but today we have some native vehicles to show you that do anything but compete on a track.

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