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Citizen pulls over unmarked WA police car, education ensues

Citizen pulls over unmarked WA police car, education ensues

Filed under: Sedan, Government/Legal, Videos, Dodge, Police/Emergency Dog bites man, that's not news. Man bites dog, now that's news. Or so goes the old newspaper adage, and we see it manifested all the time. Take this latest video clip for example. While it wouldn't usually be news to see a cop pu [more]
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Father does donuts with son in '68 Camaro, ends up in handcuffs

Father does donuts with son in '68 Camaro, ends up in handcuffs

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Government/Legal, Safety, Videos, Chevrolet Think pulling a couple of donuts in an empty lot is harmless? That's what one Joe Graham of Ontario, New York, thought... right up until he was arrested. Graham was driving by a parking lot in the Wayne County t [more]
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Has Dodge stepped in it again with Scat Pack lawsuit?

Has Dodge stepped in it again with Scat Pack lawsuit?

Filed under: SEMA Show, Coupe, Sedan, Performance, Government/Legal, Dodge Lawsuits are an unfortunate part of doing business in just about any industry, so the latest complaint filed by a California-based aftermarket firm against Chrysler would seem to be nothing more than business as usual. But t [more]
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GM's embattled top lawyer Millikin to retire

GM's embattled top lawyer Millikin to retire

Filed under: Government/Legal, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Safety, GM General Motors' top lawyer, Michael Millikin, will retire in early 2015, the Detroit automaker announced Friday. Calling the move a voluntary decision, Millikin, 66, will stay on until a replacement is found. Millikin, whose career [more]
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Honda accused of not reporting all airbag problems

Honda accused of not reporting all airbag problems

Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, Safety, Honda The Takata airbag recall that has afflicted a number of automakers may have just taken a very bad turn for Honda, which has already recalled over one million vehicles. Clarence Ditlow and the Center for Auto Safety have accused the Japanese manu [more]
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Virginia concerned over safety of its guardrails

Virginia concerned over safety of its guardrails

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Technology The highways in Virginia may look a lot different in in the coming weeks depending on the results of safety tests on guardrails there. The Commonwealth is demanding new crash evaluations on the end terminals of the ET-Plus guardrails (not necessaril [more]
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GM hit with $10B lawsuit for losses on 27M recalled cars

GM hit with $10B lawsuit for losses on 27M recalled cars

Filed under: Government/Legal, GM Attorneys are continuing to fight to prove that the recalls from General Motors this year allegedly affect vehicle resale values. A $10 billion lawsuit, which is hoping to obtain class-action status, could cover as many as 27 million vehicles and consolidates hundr [more]
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Allan Hill, last resident of Detroit's iconic Packard plant may get pushed out [w/video]

Allan Hill, last resident of Detroit's iconic Packard plant may get pushed out [w/video]

Filed under: Classics, Etc., Government/Legal, Videos The old Packard Plant in Detroit is one of the city's icons. All at once, it represents the vibrant history of the Motor City, its rocky past decades and the chance for something new to spring up. Despite the Packard buildings sitting empty for [more]
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Former Indy 500 Rookie of the Year turned drug trafficker getting early release from prison

Former Indy 500 Rookie of the Year turned drug trafficker getting early release from prison

Filed under: Motorsports, Government/Legal Racing drivers live the fast life, but it's not all glory and fame. That's especially true of Randy Lanier - the former professional racing driver was sentenced in 1988 to life without parole on drug trafficking charges. But now he's being released. Born [more]
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What you missed on 10.13.14

What you missed on 10.13.14

Filed under: Motorsports, Government/Legal, Crossover, BMW, Luxury First Drive: 2015 BMW X6 The sweptback roofline with an SUV footprint has befuddled some observers and bewitched some buyers, ever since BMW added its X6 Sports Activity Coupe to the lineup. For the 2015 model year, the X6 enters a [more]
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Lamborghini makes wise investment, sponsors Italian State Police Sports Association

Lamborghini makes wise investment, sponsors Italian State Police Sports Association

Filed under: Government/Legal, Lamborghini Boot-shaped shaped Italy has been molded as much by it's Hollywood-fueled history of organized crime, as it has by its footwear-aping borders. One of the more peaceful methods used by that famous mafia is, of course, bribery. While we doubt the Cosa Nostr [more]
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Red-light camera use declines as speed cameras continue to rise [w/video]

Red-light camera use declines as speed cameras continue to rise [w/video]

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Earnings/Financials Over the past three years, the number of speed camera programs has grown from 115 to 140. Early in his tenure, Gov. Chris Christie saw red-light cameras as a way to augment traditional traffic enforcement and keep motorists safe on New [more]
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Ken Block pulls out of Istanbul Rallycross over security concerns [UPDATE]

Ken Block pulls out of Istanbul Rallycross over security concerns [UPDATE]

Filed under: Motorsports, Government/Legal, Celebrities, Middle East UPDATE: Autosport reports that Tanner Foust has also withdrawn from the World Rallycross Championship event in Turkey, citing personal reasons. It will ultimately be up to the FIA to decide whether the event should go on. Ken [more]
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Lamborghini owner parks Countach near London Tower Bridge, everyone freaks

Lamborghini owner parks Countach near London Tower Bridge, everyone freaks

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Government/Legal, Videos, Supercars, Lamborghini, UK With its razor-sharp wedge shape, high performance and minuscule ride height, the Lamborghini Countach has always been a supercar made to be gawked at and grab attention. Even the model's name supposedly comes fro [more]
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Court extends Saab reorganization bid until end of November

Court extends Saab reorganization bid until end of November

Filed under: Europe, Government/Legal, Plants/Manufacturing, Saab Saab parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden refuses to go down without a fight. After a recent trip to court, the company is emerging with an extension on its reorganization until November 29. According to Europe Online Maga [more]
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One of America's most notorious speed trap cities disbands police force

One of America's most notorious speed trap cities disbands police force

Filed under: Etc., Government/Legal, Safety In 2003, AAA took the unprecedented step of erecting billboards to warn motorists of speed traps ahead Most people have never heard of Waldo, Florida, a tiny town of about 1,000 residents that lies along Route 310 between Gainesville and Jacksonville [more]
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Mercedes-Benz rewarded by EPA for implementing start-stop

Mercedes-Benz rewarded by EPA for implementing start-stop

Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology, Mercedes-Benz The last Mercedes-Benz AMG model I drove was the CLS63 AMG. It had a 5.5-liter, twin-turbocharged V8, 550 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque. Oh, and it also had a standard stop-start system and an Eco mode, two features that are kind of [more]
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Whistleblower suit claims Northrop faked tests of crucial GPS system

Whistleblower suit claims Northrop faked tests of crucial GPS system

Filed under: Government/Legal, Military A whistleblower lawsuit is casting light on some questionable testing practices at defense contractor Northrop Grumman. According to Todd Donaldson, the Northrop employee filing the suit, the company sold GPS systems to the Department of Defense after faking [more]
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Billions of dollars at stake as dealers, Feds face off over auto loan regulations

Billions of dollars at stake as dealers, Feds face off over auto loan regulations

Filed under: Car Buying, Government/Legal, Earnings/Financials "Dealers have to discount those rates to be competitive. The current system saves customers money. Period." - Forrest McConnell Auto dealers and the federal government are facing off over proposed rules to regulate auto financing, a [more]
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New Mini Cooper only just now being delivered due to EPA certification

New Mini Cooper only just now being delivered due to EPA certification

Filed under: Government/Legal, Hatchback, Mini The Mini brand and its products have typically been a runaway success for BMW, but sales of the retro hatchback dropped a drastic 20.5 percent last month, and have been doing such pretty much all year. The reason, according to Jalopnik, is that the ne [more]
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