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Auto parts price-fixing is everywhere, crackdown threatens business model

China's recently instigated push to go after price fixing and monopolistic practices in the automotive sector has garnered a lot of ink, but regulatory bodies around the world have been tackling the issue for years. Lithium-ion battery...Show More Summary

This Study Just Proved You Look Like Your Car

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Torch, you got it all wrong. Instead of mashing cars together, you should've tried morphing cars and their owners. Then again you might not've noticed that much of a change: it turns out people tend to buy cars whose grilles and headlights resemble their own faces anyway. Read more...

Watch A MiG-21 Fighter Jet Come Down Over Libya In A Huge Fireball

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A Libyan MiG-21 fighter jet flying in the skies over the city of Tobruk in Eastern Libya came down in a densely populated neighborhood earlier today, exploding with incredible force upon impact. The pilot and a small boy on the ground were killed, according to initial reports. Read more...

On the road: 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

After 25 years of Miata, Mazda is perhaps the most successful maker of sports cars in modern history. Brian Cooley takes the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata out for a drive and checks the tech.

Car Tech 101: OBD-II apps and dongles

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Brian Cooley explains how the OBD-II port under your dash can feed a secret interface to your car for moment to moment diagnostics.

Smarter driver: Downsides of commuting

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Brian Cooley tells you why your daily car commute could be bad for your health.

2015 Toyota Camry priced at $22,970, Hybrid at $26,790

We last saw the heavily revised 2015 Toyota Camry at the New York Auto Show earlier this year. Now, it's finally time for the best-selling car in the US to hit the roads in late September, and Toyota is announcing how much the updated...Show More Summary

Gawker Walmart Workers Rant About the "Nonsense" New Dress Code | Gizmodo How to Keep Photos of Your

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

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Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #395 LIVE!

We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #395 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. Show More Summary

SUNY Maritime Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Taking full advantage of one of the summer’s hottest days, twelve administrators and staff at the State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College today took the Ice Bucket Challenge,

Fuel-saving Modifications for Containerships’ Engines

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., and 100% owned subsidiary MES Technoservice Co., Ltd., have received an order from a Taiwan shipowner for fuel-efficiency

Tyrese Is Trying To Sell His Modified Sprinter Van On Instagram

10 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Tyrese, who is famous for many things that you totally know off the top of your head, owns a Sprinter van with Rolls Royce badges on it. And now it's for sale. On Instagram. A well known car sales site. Read more...

Uber banned across Germany

A German court has issued a nationwide ban on Uber, the increasingly popular, taxi-replacing, ride-hailing app. The ban will run until later this year until the "legality" of the service can be determined, The New York Times' Bits blog...Show More Summary

21 Nations Prepare for the Upcoming 2014 Rolex Swan Cup in Italy

The thrill of the much-anticipated Rolex Swan Cup will once again be experienced when it kicks off on September 8. Luxury yacht owners from all over the world will gather for a week of competition, friendship, and glamour at the Italian seasi... via

Infiniti Q50 May Revert To Older Hydraulic Steering

10 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Automakers are often at their best when trying something new and breaking free of industry norms, but Infiniti's drive-by-wire steering system, optional on the Q50S sedan, is very much not one of those times. That would be fine if the car's base hydraulic power steering was a suitable alternative, but that's not great either. Luckily, Infiniti is...

Tropical Storm Dolly Heads toward Mexico

NOAA's National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning in effect from Cabo Rojo to Barra El Mezquital, Mexico as Tropical Storm Dolly approaches the country’s eastern coast.

Tesla incentive negotiations grind to a halt in California

10 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Controversial bill did not pass before legislature adjourned for the year.

Fraunhofer Researchers Improve Underwater Images

Videos and images of the submarine world are important for the maritime industry. Researchers from Fraunhofer IGD will show how underwater images can be improved

Watch This Guy Realize Every Kid's Dream And BASE Jump A Motorcycle

10 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The idea is simple: jump a motorcycle so high that you can parachute down. Read more...

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