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Florida police officer wounded in 'ambush' shooting

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida police officer was shot & wounded Friday in what his chief called an ambush attack. Miami Gardens Police Chief Antonio Brooklen told…

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Fragrance anyone? Touch-free car controls split world's drivers

By Alexandria Sage LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Germans love the latest wave of touch-free car controls, which respond to the flick of a wrist or the swipe of a hand,…

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BMW hit with $40 million U.S. penalty for safety lapses

By David Shepardson (Reuters) – U.S. auto safety regulators on Monday fined BMW $10 million, part of a $40 million civil settlement over the German automaker's safety lapses. The fine…

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Driver dodges death when large metal beam pierces windshield

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Northern California authorities say a driver is lucky to be alive after a large metal beam pierced the windshield of his SUV while on a…

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U.S. approves 2016 BMW diesel X5 SUV after EPA review

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Environmental Protection Agency & California Air Resources Board approved the sale of the new 2016 BMW diesel X5 after government testing found no…

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Car production halt in flood-hit Indian state may hit sales, exports

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Global carmakers & auto part manufacturers in India's flood-hit southern city of Chennai are being forced to keep factory gates closed till Dec. 5 at least,…

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Automakers battle for high-tech dominance on the road to self-driving car

By Naomi Tajitsu & Paul Ingrassia TOKYO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – At the recent Frankfurt Auto Show, Ford Motor Co unveiled a new feature that lets drivers pre-set their car to go…

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Audi sells fewer cars in October than Mercedes, BMW

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen's Audi brand sold fewer vehicles in October than German rivals BMW & Mercedes-Benz , according to data published on Thursday. Sales of Audi's luxury cars &…

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BMW enjoys luxury car boost but cautions over China

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker BMW beat expectations with a 20 percent increase in third quarter net profit from a year earlier, as the luxury automaker maintained rich profit margins…

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1 killed, 1 hurt in shooting at shopping center parking lot

LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) — A gunman fired into a car in the parking lot of a Northern California shopping center, killing one man & wounding another, before fleeing the scene,…

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