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Motorcyclist hit by debris from MiG-27 survives as pilot ejects safely

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A motorcycle rider in India received a horrible surprise when he was struck by debris from a crashing MiG-27. Amazingly, the guy got away with relatively minor injuries, and the jet's pilot ejected safely.

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Watching the Superbowl for the commercials? So are we

Autoblog - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 22:30

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Autoblog wants to know which car brand made your favorite 2015 Superbowl commercial, so come on over and vote on the ones that get you revved up.

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Lexus reveals LF-LC GT Vision Gran Turismo

Leftlane - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 22:14
A digital race car based on the LF-LC Concept






Why is Tesla getting more and more secretive?

Autoblog - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 21:31

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An article in Seeking Alpha called "The Incredible Shrinking Tesla Disclosure" lays out the timelines and details to support one analyst's suspicion for why Tesla is removing hard numbers from its quarterly reports; namely, that Tesla doesn't want to show adverse developments in its business.

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Why is Tesla getting more and more secretive? originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Ferrari SF-15T will look to reclaim former F1 glories in 2015

Autoblog - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 19:15

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Ferrari has introduced its challenger for the 2015 F1 world championship, showing off an open-wheel racer with a far more attractive nose than last year's car.

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Nissan creates track-equipped Juke NISMO RS

Leftlane - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 19:01
Ready for a winter wonderland assault.






2.1 million vehicles recalled again over faulty airbags

Autoblog - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 17:00

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Honda and Toyota will recall 2.1 million vehicles built in the early 2000s for airbags that could deploy unexpectedly. These vehicles had previously been recalled, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found that they are still defective.

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Dodge reveals Mitsubishi-based 2015 Attitude in Mexico

Leftlane - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 16:00
The Attitude is a re-badged Mitsubishi Mirage G4.






Weekly Recap: Lamborghini fires on all cylinders

Autoblog - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 15:57

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We curate the week's events with a focus on supercar maker Lamborghini. Plus, other news and notes from the around the automotive world.

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V8 ute or wagon, which Australian forbidden fruit is sweeter?

Autoblog - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 14:03

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Australia Day, the country's national holiday, is the perfect time to celebrate two of the country's less traditional V8 muscle machines. Watch as a Holden Commodore SS V Redline Sportwagon and Ute SS smoke their tires to race around a skid pad and haul a barbecue set.

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Rolls-Royce introduces 2015 Phantom Drophead Coupe Nighthawk

Leftlane - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 12:00
Just nine examples of the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Nighthawk will be built.






First Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf R [Review]

Leftlane - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 06:45
Volkswagen's 4th R model packs more punch, less weight.






Radical hits Ascari with new RXC Spyder [w/video]

Autoblog - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 00:56

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Meet the Radical RXC Spyder. It's like the RXC coupe, only more visceral - or like the Nürburgring record-holding SR8 LM, but even more so. And it's just concluded an intensive week-long shakedown at the Ascari Race Resort in Spain.

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Radical hits Ascari with new RXC Spyder [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:56:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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What you missed on 1.30.15

Autoblog - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 00:31
We drive the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, GM won't extend the deadline for filing ignition-switch claims and the Tesla Model X is spied on video. All that and more, in today's daily recap.

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Akio Toyoda pledges return to WRC in 2017 with a Yaris

Autoblog - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 23:01

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Akio Toyoda announces that Toyota will return to the World Rally Championship in 2017 with a Yaris prepped by Toyota Motorsport. It will be a new start for the rally legend manufacturer after an 18-year absence.

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This 1969 Ford F-100 has a Cadillac CTS-V engine lurking underhood

Autoblog - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 22:14

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This highly customized 1969 Ford F-100 completely rejects originality in favor of making big power. Under the hood is a highly tuned LSA supercharged V8 pumping out a claimed 800 horsepower, and to make all that muscle more usable, it's running disc brakes and independent suspension at all four corners.

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US gas prices may climb back up in mid-February

Autoblog - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 21:29

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US gas prices may rise by mid-February as petroleum makers prepare to switch over to the cleaner summer blend of fuel.

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GM slashes base-model prices by up to $2,570

Leftlane - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 21:13
The company has reduced dealer margins to better compete in several segments.






Audi to achieve 2M annual sales ahead of 2020 target

Leftlane - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 20:49
Audi chief Rupert Stadler suggests refreshes of the A4, Q7 and R8 will help bolster sales.






Honda profit targets tumble in wake of Takata scandal

Autoblog - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 20:45

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Honda is setting aside about $425 million to pay for Takata airbag inflator recall-related costs. The change drops the company's profit forecast to about $6.1 billion for the fiscal year. Also, there's a possibility that another death might be linked to the faulty parts.

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