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Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse officially unveiled

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse officially unveiled

Lamborghini has officially unveiled a new version of its "entry-level" sports car called the Gallardo at the 2013 Frankfurt auto show. We first learned about this new Lamborghini back in late July ahead of its official introduction in Frankfurt. Lamborghini says that the Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse is the most extreme street model in the Gallardo line.

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BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car costs over $135,000

BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car costs over $135,000

BMW officially unveiled the i8 plug-in hybrid 2+2 sports car at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show this week. BMW calls the vehicle with the most anticipated cars in history, I think that's a bit of a stretch but it's a cool hybrid sports car nonetheless. The vehicle will cost $135,925 including destination handling.

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2014 Subaru BRZ gets standard nav and HID headlights

2014 Subaru BRZ gets standard nav and HID headlights

Subaru has announced the 2014 BRZ sports car. The vehicle carries forward with a 200-horsepower Subaru Boxer engine and still focuses on a low center of gravity, light weight, and precise handling. The 2014 model is available with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

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Chrysler rejects NHTSA recall proposal for 2.7 million Jeeps

Chrysler rejects NHTSA recall proposal for 2.7 million Jeeps

Pull up a chair, folks, because it's about to get good. After receiving a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommending that Chrysler recall some 2.7 million Jeep models, the car maker has come forward to say that they do "not agree with NHTSA’s conclusions," noting that "the subject vehicles are safe and are not defective."

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GM recalls over 38,000 hybrids over fire hazard

GM recalls over 38,000 hybrids over fire hazard

General Motors has recalled more than 38,000 of their new hybrid vehicles over the possibility that a faulty circuit board in the trunk could potentially overheat and start a fire. The recall affects new Buick LaCrosse and Regal models, and Chevrolet Malibu Eco vehicles, all from the 2012 and 2013 model years.

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BMW recalls 220,000 vehicles over airbag issue

BMW recalls 220,000 vehicles over airbag issue

BMW will be recalling some 220,000 vehicles over an airbag issue that causes the front passenger seat airbag from not inflating correctly due to a manufacturing defect in the airbag inflator. No reports of injuries or accidents have been reported, but officials say that the malfunction could cause a fire or passengers being injured by metal fragments shooting out of the airbag.

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Tesla in talks with Google over self-driving car tech [UPDATE]

Tesla in talks with Google over self-driving car tech [UPDATE]

Tesla Motors, the company behind the popular Model S and its all-electric car tech in general, is interested in self-driving cars and is in talks with Google on how bring that technology to Tesla cars in the future. Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that self-driving cars are the way of the future and are the next step in car technology.

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Northrop Grumman unveils latest generation of its CUTLASS unmanned ground vehicle

Northrop Grumman unveils latest generation of its CUTLASS unmanned ground vehicle

Northrop Grumman is one of the largest defense contractors in the United States and the company works on a wide variety of projects for the US military. Many those projects have to do with aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles, but some of the projects aren't designed to fly. Northrop Grumman has announced the launch of its latest generation CUTLASS unmanned ground vehicle.

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Ariel Atom to get even lighter thanks to new titanium chassis

Ariel Atom to get even lighter thanks to new titanium chassis

There are number of automobiles on the market constructed by very small boutique manufacturers. A number of these incredibly low production automobiles are constructed specifically with motorsports in mind. The vehicles are street legal, but are very minimalist and are designed for drivers who often spend a lot of time racing the cars on a road course.

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Reevu shows off the world’s first rear vision motorcycle helmet system

Reevu shows off the world’s first rear vision motorcycle helmet system

While helmets aren't required in many states to ride a motorcycle on the streets, a huge number of riders do choose to wear a helmet to help protect them in the event of an accident. One of the complaints of wearing a helmet is that it limits some of your vision and makes it more difficult to see what's going on behind you. A company called Reevu has a helmet that has the world's first rear view imaging system built right in.

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Toyota releases sneak-peek of the Lexus advanced active safety research vehicle

Toyota releases sneak-peek of the Lexus advanced active safety research vehicle

On December 20, Toyota announced that it will show off its advanced active safety research vehicle on January 7, one day before the CES 2013 tech event. To get enthusiasts ready, the company has just released a sneak-peek of the car with promises of more to come during the press event it has scheduled for Monday. You can check out the video after the jump.

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GM recalls over 145,000 mid-size trucks over hood latch issue

GM recalls over 145,000 mid-size trucks over hood latch issue

If you happen to own a Chevy Colorado or a GMC Canyon between the years 2010 and 2012, you might be in for a recall. General Motors has announced a recall for over 145,000 of these mid-size trucks due to an issue with the hood latch that could result in the hood opening while the vehicle is being driven. GM notes that 118,800 are in the US, 15,264 in Canada, 7,492 in Mexico, and the rest are exports.

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