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Comments are back | Letter from the Editor

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:45:00 EDT

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(image) Hello there! A few weeks back we relaunched the site with a new design, and we removed comments. Today, they are back, with a new system that will allow better moderation and tools like email notifications. You may be wondering why we shut down comments in the first place. Put simply, the old commenting system wasn't a positive environment, and it was difficult for us to stay on top of off-topic or even hateful posts. With that in mind, we're hoping the conversations in the new Autoblog comment

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Hyundai mobile app exposed cars to high-tech thieves

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:18:00 EDT

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(image) TORONTO - Software vulnerabilities in a Hyundai app that lets a car be started remotely made the company's vehicles susceptible to high-tech thieves for three months before the company fixed the bug in March, a cyber security firm said on Tuesday. Hyundai introduced a flaw in a Dec. 8 update to the mobile app for its Blue Link connected car software that made it possible for car thieves to locate vulnerable vehicles, unlock and start them, said Tod Beardsley, research director with cyber securi

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April auto sales will likely be down 2 percent

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:24:00 EDT

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(image) DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in April likely fell almost 2 percent from a year earlier, with consumer discounts remaining at levels high enough to threaten the industry's long-term health, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Tuesday. The consultancies also lowered their full-year 2017 forecast for new vehicle sales to 17.5 million units, from a previous forecast of 17.6 million. April U.S. new vehicle sales will be about 1.48 million units, a drop of nearly 2 perc

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Kitty Hawk Aircraft | Autoblog Minute

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:06:37 EDT

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(image) Silicon Valley’s Kitty Hawk Corp. shows off its flying “car.” Backed by Google founder Larry Page, Kitty Hawk will go on sale by the end of 2017. This recreational vehicle was designed to fly over freshwater and Kitty Hawk Corp. says no registration or pilot's license will be required.

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Top 11 cars that are resold in the first year

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:05:00 EDT

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(image) Certain cars are much more likely to be ditched within the year of initial purchase than others. Here they are, and this is how much you could save on a nearly new model.

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Honda Miimo Autonomous Lawn Mower | Autoblog Minute

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:51:33 EDT

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(image) The Autonomous Lawn Mower by Honda helps cut the hard work out of lawn maintenance. It works in all weather conditions and is waterproof. Adjustable settings via smartphone app. The Miimo.

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Should Pontiac be revived?

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:01:00 EDT

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(image) Founded in 1926, Pontiac was named after a Ottawa Chief who also had an entire city named after him. Legendary wouldn't you say?

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