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Chief engineer Sadayoshi Koyari poses for photographers in front of the Land Cruiser 70 van during the Land Cruiser Motor Show at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo.

Toyota's Most Rugged Land Cruiser is Back in Japan

By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 27
Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.

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Auto News

Police: Woman Left Baby in Car while Shopping

Aug 21
Officials say a Florida mother faces child neglect charges after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in the car while she shopped in grocery and liquor stores. Police were called by someone who saw the child alone inside the parked vehicle.

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Tips and Advice

Advocacy Group asks for Chrysler Investigation

By Tom Krisher | Aug 26
An auto safety advocacy group has asked the U.S. government to investigate power system failures in Chrysler vehicles that could cause them to stall while being driven.

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Auto Shows

Tony Stewart

As Probe Begins, Stewart Steps Away From the Track

By John Wawrow and Dan Gelston | Aug 11
The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track.

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Going Green

Trial Begins in Train-Truck Crash that Killed 6

By Scott Sonner | Aug 7
Lawyers defending a Nevada trucking firm being sued for negligence in a fiery 2011 crash with an Amtrak train told jurors that Union Pacific Railroad officials manipulated or destroyed evidence that would have proved a malfunctioning crossing gate.

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