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    Recalls: Ferrari recalls 458 Italia because its trunk is a dangerous place to stow kids
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    Ferrari is recalling 3,000 458 Italia and Spider models and, believe it or not, it's not because they may catch fire. Nope, instead, the issue focuses on anyone that's unfortunate enough to become trapped in the Ferrari's perilously small frunk (front-mounted trunk). Apparently, should someone ...

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    Official: Ford to offer Police Interceptor surveillance tech to competitors [w/video]
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    Ford unveiled its surveillance mode technology last year as an option for 2014 Ford Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility models, and it has been a huge success. Now, the automaker and its partner InterMotive Inc. have decided to license the patent-pending system, including possibly to competitors ...

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    Video: BMW X5 driver repeatedly fails to understand big rig braking distances
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    Nobody should be shocked that a big, heavy vehicle like a semi truck takes a longer distance to stop than the average passenger car; it's just basic physics. However, this BMW X5 driver seemingly has a major problem grasping the concept, and it results in some serious damage to the back of his ...

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    Report: Are newer guardrails making roads less safe? [w/video]
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    As if its name doesn't make it clear, the whole purpose of a guardrail is to prevent vehicles from leaving a roadway and veering into potentially even more dangerous territory. However, at least one type of guardrail may not be doing its job, according to a recent study. Officials are supporting ...

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    Video: Hawaii road rage minivan mom gets arrested after cops see viral video
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    If you're looking for good parenting tips, you won't find any here, as this road raging momtry{document.getElementById("fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-935888").style.display="none";}catch(e){} goes on a NSFW rampage following an incident on the streets of Hawaii. Check out this angry soccer ...

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    Video: Google's self-driving car still has many major flaws
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    We've seen a lot of hype surrounding Google's self-driving car, but that doesn't mean it's coming out anytime soon. A new report says the vehicle is actually nowhere near road ready, partly due to a number of big issues. Click here to find out why some experts say Google's self-driving car still ...

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    Study: Is it illegal to use the Apple Watch while driving?
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    In conjunction with the typical Internet feeding frenzy that goes hand in hand with the announcement of each new iPhone, Apple has been cited in countless headlines this week after its debut of its new Apple Watch on September 9. The so-called "smartwatch" is far from an industry first – ...

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    Study: Risk of cyber-threats may increase as cars load up on computers, active controls
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    "You can have everything super-secure, but one part can compromise everything in the car, including safety." – Walter Buga Features in many new cars that are widely seen as the first steps toward a self-driving future may also making cars more susceptible to cyber crime, according to a ...

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    Recalls: 2015 Chevy Corvette stop-sale issued, recall could be next
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    It might be difficult to get ahold of a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette for a little while. Not only are the sports cars incredibly quick, but Chevy is issuing two, separate stop-sale orders on the 'Vette that covers about 2,800 of them. According to Automotive News, recalls for the problems are also ...

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    Report: Chrysler minivans under investigation for stalling after fuel refill
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    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, at least one man has reported that his 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan stalled unexpectedly on the highway shortly after being refueled. The unidentified man who contacted NHTSA regarding the issue cited as many as eight similar instances ...

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