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Robot Kills VW Worker, We Learn About It From Sarah O'Connor...


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Volkswagen confirmed on Monday that a robot killed one of its workers at a German factory in Baunatal, north of Frankfurt .

Floyd Mayweather Wants To Close The Deal On A Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita


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Renowned boxer Floyd Mayweather wants to add Konigsegg’s finest to his collection of hyper-automobiles.

This Jeep Wrangler Is Made Almost Entirely Out Of Food Cans


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In case you weren't aware, July 1 is Canada's birthday, and to commemorate "Canada Day", Fiat-Chrysler's local arm had a bunch of young students build a Jeep Wrangler (mostly) out of food cans.

What Would You Do To This Maserati If You Were A Firefighter?


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There's a very good reason why we don't park in front of fire hydrants, and no, it’s not because a traffic officer will give us a ticket or tow away our car.
It's so that the fire department can have easy access in case the fire hydrant is needed, you know, for a…fire which could very well be over a life or death situation.

Motorcycle Racer Niklas Ajo Manages To Save His KTM From Crashing


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What’s the difference between a casual skilled rider and a motorcycle racer? Well, you’re going to find out after watching this amazing video.

Whose Side Are You On When Man Pulls Over Cop For Speeding?


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We've seen plenty of videos of cops giving civilians a hard time...or even worse, but in this instance, the roles of defender of the law and offender were reversed.

MK4 Golf R32 Involved In A Freak Accident On The Nurburgring


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Here’s another car crashing at the Nurburgring. It never gets old and besides, this is not your typical, “oops, I’ve misjudged the entry speed into a corner and faced the protection barrier”. No, this Golf MK4 R32 bites the dust.

Ferrari Owner Resorts To Crowdfunding To Repair His Damaged 458 Speciale


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Have you done your good deed for the day?

Killer Speed Bump Turns Saudi Drivers Into Small Dukes Of Hazzard


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We cannot say for sure if this is a traditional speed bump that no one notices / cares about, or a very badly executed road patch, but whatever it is, it's wreaking havoc on vehicles in Saudi Arabia.

Inevitable Motorcycle Crash Captured on Helmet Cam


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Riding within a very close group when you're on a bike is somewhat of a tricky situation. You need to be constantly aware of your surroundings.

Damn…Journalist Overturns BMW i8 During Test Drive In Mexico


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This just in from Mexico; a new BMW i8 flipped over in a crash that occurred near the capital Mexico City.

Jaywalker Goes Into Full "Deer Staring At Lights" Mode, Gets Hit By Bike


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If there's one thing worse than getting into an accident while crossing the street, it's making darn sure that nobody's to blame but yourself.

Taxi Driver Crashes Into BMW, Dashcam Footage Tells Us Everything


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What we have here is a classic case of inexperience coupled with just the right amount of ignorance. Fortunately, nobody was seriously hurt.

Mazda 767B Crashed At Goodwood


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Warning, the content of this article might be disturbing to petrolheads and car lovers.

This Is Why You Don't Carry Tins Of Paint In Your Maserati


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We can safely say that, unlike the guy who hosed down the interior of his brand-new Mercedes CLS, this is one heck of a mess that won't go (…or dry) away.

Drag Racing Mustang Crashes, Bursts Into Flames


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Cars specifically set up for drag racing, with the fat tires at the back and small ones up front, don’t really do direction changes at speed. Even trying to correct a snaky start can result into an unstoppable wobble, as it happened here with this drag-ready Ford Mustang Fox body.

Smart Forrail Is A ForFour Modified To Run On Rails [w/Video]


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If you had to choose a car that would do good as a locomotive, I bet the Smart ForFour would not be your first choice.

You Can Own Nautilus From “League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen,” Or A Replica


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Remember the lavishly decorated Victorian-like six-wheeled car that you saw in the “League of extraordinary gentlemen” movie of 2003?

First Person View Drone Racing Is Like Video-Gaming, Only Way Better


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Most of you probably don't know that there is a thing called ‘Underground Drone Racing’ in Australia, where several enthusiasts gather in abandoned warehouses in order to race each other with their customized drones.

Chrysler Issues Statement On U.S. Supreme Court's Decision To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage


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The Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) group is, if not the first, one of the first carmakers to react to the US Supreme Court's landmark ruling on Friday to make marriage for same-sex couples legal nationwide.