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    Video: Uber taxi vandalized in France despite new law favouring traditional cabbies
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    An Uber car transporting execs for app company Eventbrite was attacked during a trip in Paris, indicating that the row between cab drivers and ride-sharing services could be heading to a rather dark place. The attackers, believed by Uber to be disgruntled traditional cabbies, slashed two of the ...

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    Followup: Slight improvement shown in Schumacher's condition
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    Michael Schumacher's condition has reportedly improved slightly, but the retired Formula One driver remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma. After doctors at the university hospital in Grenoble observed an improvement in Schumacher's condition late Monday night, they opted to ...

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    Report: Drunken BBQ leads to 64 torched cars [w/video]
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    Just in case the shocking video of these exotic cars catching fire in Thailand wasn't a big enough car-b-que for ya, this massive blaze of destruction was recently caught on camera. The phrase "You're doing it wrong," doesn't really even begin to describe this one. We'll admit to being concerned ...

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    Report: Are birds really aware of speed limits on roads?
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    A pair of Canadian scientists are claiming that birds understand speed limits. As ludicrous as it sounds, it begins to make sense once you dive a bit deeper into it. See, the two professors, one from the University of Quebec at Rimouski and one from McGill University in Montreal, began studying ...

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    Report: US tire company CEO lashes out at French workers
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    Maurice Taylor has a sour opinion of French factory workers. The CEO of Titan International, a US-based tire company, recently sent a letter to France's industry minister saying that he had no interest in purchasing the faltering Goodyear Amiens Nord tire plant in the country. According to ...

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    Report: European auto sales hit 23-year low in January
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    Automotive News Europe reports new vehicle sales in the EU have hit a 23-year low after registrations plunged 8.5 per cent last month. Ford, Peugeot-Citroën and Toyota all suffered the brunt of that fall, but a few automakers managed to make gains despite the negative trend. Opel, Vauxhall ...

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    Report: French continue New Year's arson tradition by torching 1,193 cars
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    Just because the French government stopped divulging the number of cars set on fire during New Year's Eve doesn't mean French youth have stopped enjoying the pastime. In 2009, the year before Nicolas Sarkozy took control of Elysées Palace, there were 1,147 cars burned on NYE. This year, ...

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    Report: EU formally questions French government assistance of Peugeot's finance arm
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    Recently, the finance arm of PSA/Peugeot-Citroën was in such debt trouble that it was pricing itself out of the car loan market. The rates it was paying to service its debt, which was rated one step above junk, were so high that it was forced to charge car-buying customers higher rates than ...

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    Video: French motorcycle journalist hits pole and takes a plunge in wild crash video
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    The man in the image above is Laurent Cochet, a journalist with the French magazine Moto Journal. He's testing a Yamaha FJR 1300 in Saint Martin en Ré, France next to the quai, and he's about to tape what he probably thinks will be a beautiful shot along the water, boat masts in the ...

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    Report: Sacre Bleu! Paris set to ban classic cars?
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    Bertrand Delanoê, the socialist mayor of Paris, has submitted a proposal to the French capital's city council that aims to ban all cars and utility vehicles 17 years old or older from use inside the A86 motorway. Buses and trucks 18 years old or older would also be prohibited from inside ...

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