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Automotive Equipment

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  • Gadgets to aid in sleuthing

    Gadgets to aid in sleuthing
    Spy technology has become so widespread and smartphone-ready that sleuthing, like golf, can be played by almost anyone. Not everyone can own a Stingray II, the controversial surveillance device from Harris Corp. that gathers cellphone data from targeted...
  • House, Senate panels propose quick fix for near-bankrupt highway fund

    WASHINGTON House of Representatives and Senate committees approved plans Thursday to shore up the foundering highway trust fund through next May, but several business groups told lawmakers they want a longer-term solution by the end of this year. The...
  • Former Attorney Sentenced In 'Ambulance Chasing' Case

    Former Attorney Sentenced In 'Ambulance Chasing' Case
    It began six years ago with a staged automobile accident. It ended Thursday with a 51-month prison sentence. Along the way, the FBI gave the world a peek at the seamy side of personal injury law in Connecticut. Authorities said the man sentenced...
  • How to Install a Car Seat with a Seat Belt

     
    The Latch system was designed to make child-safety seat installation easier for parents, but sometimes it doesn't work out that way. Despite the fact that all automakers have been federally mandated to include the lower anchors as standard equipment on......
  • 2015 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT

     
    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Aston Martin, First Drives, Luxury Only one thing is going through my mind as I blast down the Autobahn at 170 miles per hour: If someone were to give me $100,000 today, I'd go buy a new Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT...
  • Recall Alert: 2003-2004 Subaru Baja, Impreza, Legacy, Outback

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 8,600 model-year 2003-04 Subaru Legacy cars, Outback wagons and Baja crossovers, and 2004 Impreza cars, including its WRX and WRX STI variants, all equipped with Takata-manufactured front passenger airbag inflators The Problem:...
  • Subaru recalling over 8,000 cars for Takata airbag inflators

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Truck, Wagon, Safety, Subaru We have one more automaker to chalk up recalling Takata airbag inflators. Subaru is now throwing its hat in the ring by repairing 8,557 vehicles nationwide for faulty front passenger inflators. According to...
  • Chinese businessman's lawsuit vs Tesla heats up [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Sedan, China, Government/Legal, Tesla, Electric Tesla Motors continues to be locked in a bitter trademark dispute with a Chinese man who claims to own the rights to the company's name there. Zhan Baosheng is now suing the automaker in China...
  • Hot sales have Detroit automakers shortening summer shutdowns

     
    Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GM, GMC, Jeep, Lincoln, Earnings/Financials Back in May, there was speculation that the Detroit Three automakers would maintain or perhaps even extend their traditional summer shutdowns,...
  • A decade later, here are 4 cars we miss and 5 we're happy are gone [UPDATE]

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Performance, Etc., Hatchback, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Mazda, Pontiac, Porsche, Ferrari Automotive anniversaries are often big news. Last year, the Chevrolet Corvette turned 60 and the Porsche 911 hit 50....
  • Nissan Cube dead for 2015

     
    Filed under: Budget, Hatchback, Nissan Another class cut-up has graduated from our motor pool. The Nissan Cube's indefatigable weirdness was likely both its chief selling point and its Achilles Heel, but Autoblog sources say that after a six-year run in...