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Optimus Prime Transformer cake equals best birthday ever

6 hours 24 min ago

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According to YouTuber russellmunro, his son asked for a Transformers cake for his sixth birthday. "I decided to up the ante," says dad. Success.

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2016 Subaru BRZ gets new touchscreen, lower price

7 hours 23 min ago

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Subaru has tweaked its BRZ for 2016, adding a new 6.2-inch touchscreen display and slashing $300 off the entire range.

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2016 Subaru BRZ gets new touchscreen, lower price originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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2016 BMW 7 Series First Drive [w/video]

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 23:01

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The BMW 7 Series is improved with more technology, added luxury, and features a carbon-fiber structure for 2016. We head to Monticello, NY to test it out.

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Marchionne could become Ferrari CEO

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 22:01

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Sergio Marchionne may be appointed in the other top spot at Ferrari to become the sports car brand's CEO soon. He's already the Italian company's chairman.

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Forza Motorsport 6 demo to drop on September 1

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 21:01

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The official demo for Forza Motorsport 6 will hit Xbox One consoles on September 1 and include both night racing and wet-weather competition.

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Another Infiniti Q30 image found ahead of Frankfurt debut

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 20:15

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We've gotten our second look at the Infiniti Q30 ahead of its Frankfurt debut, thanks to an image from the luxury brand's British Twitter account.

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Hyundai Elantra interior teased

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 19:29

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Hyundai is now showing off the minimalist interior of the next-gen Elantra in a new rendering, ahead of the sedan's debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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License plate readers helped Virginia police catch the WDBJ shooter

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 19:10

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Virginia police tracked down the disgruntled gunman responsible for shooting two television news station employees live on-air Wednesday using a controversial piece of technology known as a license plate reader.

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Honda CR-Z refresh coming this fall

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 18:46

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Honda is trying to keep the CR-Z vibrant in Japan with updated styling and improved technology for the interior. The tweaks hit the US version later this year.

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Kia releases first photos of new Sportage

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:59

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Kia shows the very first images of its new Sportage CUV ahead of its official debut at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show.

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10 automakers sued over keyless ignitions

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:15

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A lawsuit in US District Court alleges that vehicles with keyless ignitions are dangerous because people inadvertently leave their vehicles running. The owners are then at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' rating system

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 16:30

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The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D did so well in Consumer Reports' test that the EV actually broke the ratings system. It was the highest-rated car CR has ever tested.

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Barracuda's Dodge branding no biggie, but what about engines?

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 15:55

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News that the revived Barracuda will likely land in showrooms as a Dodge model has caused some ire among the Mopar faithful, but what ends up under the hood could be far more worrisome.

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2016 Ford Shelby GT350 First Drive [w/video]

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 15:02

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Ford takes the blue-collar Mustang to new heights with this GT350. We drive it on the road and track to test its tastiness.

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Motorists actually don't like a lot of new in-car technology

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 14:31

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Automakers spending an inordinate amount of resources and time rushing emerging technology and connectivity options into new cars. A new survey shows a lot of customers don't want them.

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Infiniti invites 22-year-old to work with Red Bull F1 team

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 13:45

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Five global winners have been chosen for this year's Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy, 22-year-old American Alex Allmandinger among them.

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Why gas is too cheap and yet still so expensive

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:58

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The price of a barrel of crude oil is at its lowest level for this time of year since 2004. AAA says pump prices should be under $2 per gallon, but that's not the case.

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Why gas is too cheap and yet still so expensive originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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One man fulfills passion and career with Toyota AE86 coupes

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:59

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Petrolicious explains why the AE86 Corolla GTS is such an icon of the drifting scene by letting a man who owns five explain what makes them so special. Antonio Alvendia owes his career in part to these sports coupes.

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One man fulfills passion and career with Toyota AE86 coupes originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Le Supercar hopes to be China's answer to Tesla

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:15

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LeTV shows off the first sketches of its planned electric car, called Le* Car. Company founder Jia Yueting plans for his luxury offering to compete with Tesla.

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More Jaguar F-Pace details revealed [w/video]

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:31

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Despite the Jaguar F-Pace's imminent debut, Jaguar is continuing to tease the crossover. This time it's showing off some of the tech that makes the CUV a corner carver.

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