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  1. Here's your proper Eighties prom sled: Gold 1978 Pontiac BonnevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | AutoWeek

    As a member of the Alameda High School 1984 graduating class, I can tell you that the excellent film "Class of '84" was pretty much a documentary. Yes, it was a simpler time; we spent our days applying hair gel, affixing chrome spikes to our pleather jackets, and fighting with motorcycle chains under the freeway.

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  2. El Faro data recorder details crew's final momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Almost 26 hours of audio recordings have been recovered from the doomed El Faro cargo ship's data recorder, shedding light on the ship's final moments. In the early hours of October 1 last year, El Faro's 33 crew members found themselves stuck in the Atlantic with a Category 4 hurricane bearing down on them.

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  3. Ford recalls 114,000 cars, EV sales have a ways to go, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    Automakers have to perform a veritable high-wire act as they balance the burgeoning need to reduce the carbon footprints of their products with their long-standing need to make money. Like fleet-wide fuel economy standards, the tightrope is steadily rising while the economic winds are blowing the companies asunder, with consumer demand gusting one way, toward gas-guzzling SUVs, and the threat of polluter penalties billowing in the opposite direction.

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  4. Junkyard Gem: 1986 Chevrolet SprintRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Autoblog

    General Motors sought to remedy its lack of a frugal economy car in the mid-1980s by turning to Daewoo and Suzuki . From Korea came a Pontiac-badged version of the Daewoo LeMans , and Suzuki built Chevrolet-badged Cultuses in Japan .

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  5. California Carbon Emissions Law May Run Auto Industry Out Of StateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AutoSpies

    California is poised to make the nation's strictest carbon emission controls even tougher, with a bill to cut greenhouse-gas discharges to 40 percent less than 1990 levels by 2030 now headed to Gov. The state Senate gave final approval 25-13 on Wednesday, following a 42-29 vote in the Assembly Tuesday. Brown, a Democrat in his fourth term leading the most-populous state, said he intends to sign the measure.

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  6. Eurythmics -- 'Sweet Dreams'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams.

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  7. Car crash deaths climb despite better auto safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    Despite more safety equipment in cars, car crash deaths are rising -- and Labor Day weekend could be Alarming numbers released by the National Safety Council in June found that deaths caused by car crashes on U.S. Car crash deaths climb despite better auto safety Despite more safety equipment in cars, car crash deaths are rising -- and Labor Day weekend could be Alarming numbers released by the National Safety Council in June found that deaths caused by car crashes on U.S. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2bq5fVA Despite more safety equipment in cars, car crash deaths are rising -- and Labor Day weekend could be prove to be the deadliest since 2008, says the National Safety Council.

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  8. Special Report: Best & Worst Cars of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Consumer Reports

    Dozens of car models have been launched or completely redesigned in the past year, bringing many new choices to dealer lots. Some of the models have excited us with fresh style, functionality, and imaginative touches.

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  9. For $13,000, This 1974 Chevy Corvette Has The Week's Most Interesting InteriorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Corvette proves that silver was once an interior color option. Let's see if this unique drop top is priced to take the gold.

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  10. 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid First Test: PHEV Motoring with an Upscale TouchRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Motor Trend

    Most consumers would think Toyota when it comes to hybrid vehicles, but it's time to put the Hyundai in that discussion, as it has started its assault on that segment. The original Sonata Hybrid didn't really impress us, but its successor was a big step forward thanks to a new and much improved powertrain.

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  11. Four Reasons to Go With a Plug-In Hybrid and Four Reasons Not ToRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Motor Trend

    If you're in the market for a fuel efficient vehicle and are considering hybrids , you may want to take a good look at plug-in hybrids. They can offer significant advantages over your standard hybrid vehicle.

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  12. 2017 Jeep Gladiator - Is the wait finally over?Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | AutoSpies

    When off-roading is mentioned, most people immediately think of Jeep. In some countries the word Jeep is a synonym for a large off-road capable truck, regardless of whether it's a Jeep.

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  13. Uber beaten by Singapore's NuTonomy in race to launch first driverless taxi serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    As you read this, there are self-driving taxis tootling about the streets of Singapore picking up and dropping off regular folks like you and me. The service, launched by driverless vehicle software startup NuTonomy , hit the streets of the island city-state on Thursday.

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  14. New FordPass feature aims to take the pain out of finding a place to parkRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Driving can be a lot of fun, but parking usually isn't. In urban areas, spaces are as valuable as all other real estate, and no one likes driving around looking for one.

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  15. BMW i8 Spyder may arrive at the Paris motor showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AutoWeek

    Eight months ago, BMW CEO Harald Krueger told the German paper Handelsblatt that a production version of the long-teased i8 Spyder plug-in hybrid would debut in the near future. BMW previewed a drop-top version of its gas-electric halo car for the i brand in 2012, which in the automotive world is several geological ages ago.

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  16. OFFICIAL: Novitec Rosso Does Its Handy Work And Bumps The Ferrari 488 ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | AutoSpies

    Well, they were wrong. Our friends at Novitec Rosso did a bit of tinkering with the all-new Ferrari 488 Spider and wound up giving it a significant lift in power.

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  17. Sketched Out! Kia Continues To Drop The Heat - All-New Rio May Have ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AutoSpies

    SKETCHED OUT! Kia Continues To Drop The Heat - All-New Rio May Have You Second Guessing The Fit, Fiesta And Versa That's because their products tend to have the lowest barrier of entry with an aggressive pricing strategy. When I recently was on vacation in Saint Maarten, 80 percent of the island's vehicles were either Hyundais and Kias.

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  18. Car Wars! Luxury Suv Edition: All-New Bentley Bentayga Challenges The Range Rover SVAutobiographyRead the original story

    Yesterday | AutoSpies

    These days if you're in the market for luxury, there's a good chance that you're going to steer clear of sedans. Now, most consumers are turning towards not only opulence but size.

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  19. Jeremy Clarkson Doles Out The Pain In His List Of The TERRIBLE 10 - Thoughts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AutoSpies

    ... on for three-fourths of the piece talking about a British battle. That's because Clarkson is naming and shaming autos from 2015 and 2016. If you haven't noticed, we're big believers in telling it how it is. If we're not doing that, then what the ...

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  20. Trump says Clinton is a 'bigot'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Donald Trump flatly labeled Hillary Clinton a "bigot" Wednesday night as he sought to draw African-American voters to his campaign. "Hillary Clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future," Trump said at a campaign rally here, speaking to an overwhelmingly white audience of supporters in deep-red Mississippi.

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