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This Dyson Ball Will Make Short Work of Pet Hair, and It’s On Sale For One Day Only

Dyson vacuums dominated the nominations in our Kinja Co-Op for best vacuum, but they can be prohibitively expensive. Today though, refurbs of the popular Dyson Ball Animal are down to $200 on Amazon, one of the best prices we’ve seen.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Police Officer Suffered Nerve Damage After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning From Ford Explorer: Lawsuit

A second Austin Police Department officer has sued Ford for negligence, alleging the company failed to fix a known issue with its Explorer Police Interceptor SUV, leaking carbon monoxide that poisoned the officer and resulted in nerve damage.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Possible Apple Car Just A Lexus With A Radio Shack On The Roof So Far

It’s undeniable that the long-rumored Apple car was over-hyped, seemingly from the get-go. What reportedly started out as a clean-sheet approach to the car of the future is now probably just Apple’s attempt at getting in on the tech side of the self-driving wave, and now its car may have been spotted.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Apparently Leaked Documents Lay Out New Jeep Wrangler Truck’s Towing And Payload Power

An assortment of apparently leaked documents from Jeep parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles anonymously sent to Jalopnik last week included a spreadsheet detailing the upcoming Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Pickup Truck’s pulling and hauling capabilities. Let’s discuss.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This is your annual reminder that winter is coming to turn your classic automobile into a crumbling

This is your annual reminder that winter is coming to turn your classic automobile into a crumbling mound of Fe2O3. This GMC Sonoma that I spotted (in Michigan, of course) lost half its bed to old-man winter; don’t let this happen to your beloved machine. Be responsible, and buy a beater.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The State Of New York Failed To Consult With The City Of New York About Its Self-Driving Car Plans For Manhattan

Yesterday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that self-driving cars could start being tested in the Manhattan next year. Today, NYC officials said that it would’ve been nice for Cuomo to have included the city in this decision.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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WRC’s Leading Team Loses Its Best Young Driver And Their Future Does Not Look Good

2017 has been the year of M-Sport, a fan-favorite World Rally Championship team that’s currently beating big-budget factory rally efforts from Toyota, Citroën and Hyundai. But Ford won’t make M-Sport a full works team despite all its success, and now one of M-Sport’s most loyal drivers is leaving. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Mexico City’s ‘Beetleland’ Is Where The Unlicensed Volkswagen Beetle Cabs Still Thrive

The market, like nature, finds a way. Despite their ancient design, Volkswagen Beetles were famously still made in Mexico until 2003 and incredibly common as Mexico City taxi cabs until 2012. They’re illegal for cab use there now for being too unsafe, but the city’s Cuautepec area is plenty dangerous on its own.Read more… Continue […]

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The Worst Idea In Racing

In a moment it was all silenced. The screaming of the fans packing the stadium. The 14 cars all tearing into a collision course with me. The passenger airbag blew as another skidplate car made contact and it finally snapped me into realizing what I’d gotten myself into.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Watch The Unofficial Beater Of The Juggalo Leap Gracefully Through The Air

The last cars of General Motors’ now-defunct “sporty” brand have aged into a delightfully weird state of beaterdom, all too often proudly sporting rust holes, AutoZone mods and Insane Clown Posse hatchet man decals. That’s what makes a Pontiac Sunfire leap so graceful your local ballet troupe just blushed so nice. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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