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October 20, 2014
From The Car Connection:

2015 Mustang: Ford Ponies Up First Safety Recall (Already)

The sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang has just started to arrive at dealerships nationwide; yet Ford has already issued its first recall of the completely redesigned pony car.

Porsche Is First In Line As Vatican Begins Renting Out Sistine Chapel For Parties

The Vatican Museum is a mixed bag. On the one hand, the art is amazing. On the other, it's crowded, it's confusing, and you have to sprint through the place to see everything.

Honda Accused Of Under-Reporting Takata Airbag Failures

In the early part of this century, Japanese supplier Takata manufactured some faulty airbags. The propellant associated with those airbags caused several of the devices to rupture upon deployment, spraying the interior of vehicles with shrapnel, resulting in at least three deaths in the U.S. alone.

BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition unveiled at the Hockenheimring, October 19, 2014

BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition unveiled at the Hockenheimring, October 19, 2014

From Motor Authority:

BMW Celebrates DTM Championship Win With Special Edition M4: Video

After losing out to Audi last year, BMW is back in the winner’s circle of the popular touring car series DTM. Both the 2014 Drivers’ and Constructors’ titles went to the Munich-based firm, thanks to top driver Marco Wittmann and BMW Team RMG.

Audi’s Autonomous RS 7 Successfully Laps Hockenheimring At Race Pace: Video

At the season finale for Germany’s DTM touring car series, held at the Hockenheimring over the weekend, Audi demonstrated a self-driving RS 7 concept car that could lap the circuit at race speeds. The video shows the successful lap, which Audi tells us took just over two minutes.

More Details On Dartz’s Prombron Black Shark: Video

Latvian firm Dartz has just revealed a new model for its Prombron brand, the Black Shark, which is based on the bones of the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class full-size SUV and is loaded with tech goodies.

Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X

From Green Car Reports:

Will Tesla Model X Be Delayed Again? Analyst Says 'Reasonable Risk'

Each of its two previous models came to market later than projected, and now the third vehicle from Tesla Motors--the Model X electric crossover utility vehicle--may slip a bit more too.

2015 Ford Focus Electric Price Cut To $29,995, A $6K Drop: Report

It appears that the 2015 Ford Focus Electric will get a major price cut of $6,000, bringing the suggested retail price to $29,995--more in line with the best-selling Nissan Leaf.

How Many Celebrities Drive Toyota Prius Hybrids? Well, What's A Celebrity?

It may not be as flashy as a Lamborghini or Rolls-Royce, but the Toyota Prius hybrid's popularity with celebrities is well known. It's as much a fixture of Hollywood as gossip and botox.

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