Archive for October 28th, 2011

New car, scheduling and rule book among issues IndyCar must address in offseason – Washington Post


1070 The Fan – Indianapolis
New car, scheduling and rule book among issues IndyCar must address in offseason
Washington Post
Although the new car has been touted as both safer and technologically improved, Wheldon's accident has led to a call for a variety of new features such as increased horsepower, less downforce and a closed canopy cockpit, which driver Will Power said
Franchitti Resumes New Chassis Testing1070 The Fan – Indianapolis
Franchitti back on track in new IndyCarChicago Tribune

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Steve Jobs stayed tag-less by leasing a new car every six months – Apple Insider


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Steve Jobs stayed tag-less by leasing a new car every six months
Apple Insider
California vehicle laws stipulate that anyone with a brand-new car has a maximum of six months to affix a license plate to their vehicle. This loophole was utilized by Jobs, according to ITWire, to avoid putting a plate on his car.
Why Steve Jobs' Car Never Had a License PlateEscapist Magazine
The Truth Behind Steve Jobs' Missing Licence PlateAutoGuide.com
Steve Jobs Avoided Getting a License Plate By Leasing a New Identical Car Geekosystem
Business Insider –Luxvelocity –Gizmodo Australia
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Big Discounts on New Cars: Honda and Toyota Finally Ready to Wheel and Deal – TIME


Globe and Mail
Big Discounts on New Cars: Honda and Toyota Finally Ready to Wheel and Deal
TIME
Among the few car companies suffering from a sales slump are the two Japanese auto manufacturers normally known for both their reliability and reliable sales figures: Honda and Toyota. To boost small sales numbers, the two automakers are now rolling
Thailand Floods Hit Toyota N America Output, Launch Of New Honda CarWall Street Journal (India)
Thai floods shut down Honda MalaysiaIndependent Online

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With New Labor Contracts, Detroit Protects Turnaround – New York Times


New York Times
With New Labor Contracts, Detroit Protects Turnaround
New York Times
With the ratification of the last of their new four-year agreements with the United Automobile Workers union on Wednesday, the Detroit car companies have successfully held the line on costs and further closed the competitive gap with their foreign

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Honda and Toyota Offering Big Deals on New Cars – CBS MoneyWatch.com (blog)


CBS MoneyWatch.com (blog)
Honda and Toyota Offering Big Deals on New Cars
CBS MoneyWatch.com (blog)
Honda and Toyota, hoping to make up for lost sales earlier in the year, are putting unusual amounts of promotional money behind newcar discounts, finance and lease deals. The end result: Buyers can get some of the best
Let Good Times Roll Becomes Refrain for Jobs at Automakers: CarsBusinessWeek

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Edmunds sees new U.S. auto sales up 8.8% in Oct. – MarketWatch

Edmunds sees new U.S. auto sales up 8.8% in Oct.
MarketWatch
Edmunds.com projected new auto sales will rise 8.8% in October from a year earlier, or 13% adjusted for the extra sales day last year, as gains from Detroit's Big Three auto makers and Nissan Motor Co. (NSANY, 7201.
Edmunds.com Concerned High Oct. Sales Rate May Point to Industry BubbleAuto Remarketing
Price fixing charges hit parent company of Northeast Ohio manufacturerWKSU News
Edmunds.com October Auto Sales Forecast: Momentum Is Strong, But it May be a Business Wire (press release)
CNBC.com
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Lookers new car sales down as market shrinks – Stock Market Wire


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Lookers new car sales down as market shrinks
Stock Market Wire
The UK new car market reduced by 5% in the nine months to 30th September, with the retail new car market reducing by 15% and the fleet market increasing by 4%. We continued to gain market share with total new car sales 2% higher than the previous year,
Lookers Says Third-Quarter Trading Was 'Satisfactory'Bloomberg
Car sales hit by low confidenceshropshirestar.com
Lookers Still Sees Full Year Results In Line With Management ExpectationsRTT News
The Business Desk (registration)
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Belvidere plant makes pilot version of new Chrysler car – Rockford Register Star


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Belvidere plant makes pilot version of new Chrysler car
Rockford Register Star
Construction workers have completed the exterior of a $600 million, 500000-square-foot body shop addition to the plant to produce the new car. The new sedan is one of the centerpieces of the 2009 bailout by the US government. As part of the deal,
Chrysler swings to profit as car sales perk upMarketWatch
Chrysler posts $212M profit in the third quarter as sales rise 24 percent over Washington Post
Fiat Criticizes Italian Stock-Market RegulatorWall Street Journal
Chattanooga Times Free Press –BusinessWeek
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Forza 4 ‘Speed Pack’ brings new cars on November 1 – Computerandvideogames.com


Product Reviews
Forza 4 'Speed Pack' brings new cars on November 1
Computerandvideogames.com
Microsoft will release ten new cars for Forza Motorsport 4 on November 1 in the form of the 'Speed Pack' DLC. 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4: The newest Bull in the Lamborghini stable has arrived: fans can take it for a spin in "Forza Motorsport 4"
New Forza 4 car pack DLC detailedDigitaltrends.com
'Forza Motorsport 4' (X360) DLC Coming Next Week, Adds New CarsWorthPlaying.com
Forza 4: New DLC adds 10 new cars, delight for Season Pass holdersProduct Reviews
Kotaku –BeefJack –Videogamer.com
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Big fall in new car sales in NI – BBC News


BBC News
Big fall in new car sales in NI
BBC News
The number of new cars being sold in Northern Ireland is falling, according to the latest figures. Statistics on the number of new car registrations are often used by economists as an indicator of trends in consumer confidence and spending.
Car sales fall as consumer saving moves up a gearBelfast Telegraph

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