Archive for November 12th, 2011

Archive Gallery: Automobile Safety Tips – Popular Science


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Archive Gallery: Automobile Safety Tips
Popular Science
At the time, personal automobiles were a fairly novel luxury, which meant that plenty of new car owners were unaware of the "invisible demons of waste." If readers understood how to take care of their cars, we argued, they could save half the costs

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Swedish Auto: Future Depends On Saab Auto, Spyker Deals – Wall Street Journal (India)


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Swedish Auto: Future Depends On Saab Auto, Spyker Deals
Wall Street Journal (India)
This won't be enough to cover Swedish Automobiles' liabilities, which amount to EUR136.5 million and if both businesses are sold the company will consider a voluntary liquidation. If Swedish Automobile isn't able to sell Saab Automobile or secure
New Saab 9-3 Leaked, China's Youngman Still Keen To BuyThe Motor Report

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Automobile Manufacturing in China: Strong Revenue Growth Ahead – DigitalJournal.com (press release)

Automobile Manufacturing in China: Strong Revenue Growth Ahead
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
In the next five years, revenue in the Chinese Automobile Manufacturing industry is expected to grow at an annualized rate of about 15.9% to US$805.9 billion, according to IBISWorld, America's largest publisher of industry research.

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Los Angeles mayor wants to lure new car dealers by dropping business taxes – Washington Post


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Los Angeles mayor wants to lure new car dealers by dropping business taxes
Washington Post
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced this week, days before the Los Angeles Auto Show, that he wants to eliminate business taxes on new car dealers in an effort to lure them back and keep the dealers that are left. The business tax is self-defeating
LA mayor wants to drop tax to lure car dealersDeseret News

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For New-Car Buyers, Taking a Test Drive Now Seems So 1995 – New York Times


New York Times
For NewCar Buyers, Taking a Test Drive Now Seems So 1995
New York Times
Improvements in the overall quality of new cars and trucks are likely to play a role, said George Peterson, president of AutoPacific, an industry consulting firm. “Based on the research we do for our annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, it's fair to say
Quote Of The Day: Score One For The Car Mags EditionTruth About Cars

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The new harsh reality for Japanese auto makers – Globe and Mail


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The new harsh reality for Japanese auto makers
Globe and Mail
The once moribund auto companies in Detroit are displaying a new-found interest in making cars that masses of buyers might actually want to buy. Hyundai and Kia, meantime, have fuel efficient, high-tech vehicles with a quality and design story of their
Japan's Toyota quarterly profit drops 18.5 percent to $1BeTaiwan News
Toyota to run OT next weekDetroit Free Press
Honda Says Output at Plants in US, Canada Exceeding PlanBusinessWeek
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A New Car! – Schenectady Gazette (blog)


Motor Trader
A New Car!
Schenectady Gazette (blog)
On “The Price is Right” or “Let's Make a Deal,” Bob Barker, Monty Hall or their announcer lackeys would always describe the lavish packages of the day by exclaiming, “And … a NEW CAR!” Contestants would be shocked into submission.
Hot Car Deals, 10 November 2011Which?

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GM Volt Fire After Crash Said to Prompt Lithium-Battery Probe – BusinessWeek


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GM Volt Fire After Crash Said to Prompt Lithium-Battery Probe
BusinessWeek
The Volt fire and investigation probably won't affect sales of plug-in cars unless something more dire happens, he said. GM fell 0.8 percent to $22.51 at the close in New York yesterday. Nissan's American depositary receipts, each equal to two ordinary
Volt fire could lead to new safety rulesDetroit Free Press
Investigation in Volt battery fire underwaySouthgate News Herald
Electric car battery catches fire after crash testSeattle Post Intelligencer
New York Times –Reuters –Examiner.com
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Batteries in Electric Cars Examined After Chevy Volt Fire – New York Times


Reuters
Batteries in Electric Cars Examined After Chevy Volt Fire
New York Times
DETROIT — Federal safety regulators said Friday that they were examining lithium-ion batteries used in electric cars because a Chevrolet Volt ignited three weeks after it underwent a crash test. Lithium-ion batteries are popular in
Electric car battery catches fire after crash testLos Angeles Times
Electric vehicles: Chevy Volt battery fire triggers probeChristian Science Monitor

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John Force Racing: cars through the years – OCRegister


USA Today
John Force Racing: cars through the years
OCRegister
Click on the photo for a slide show of some of the cars that will be making the trip to the Auto Club Finals. This is the car that really started it all for John Force in the NHRA. It's the one that powered him to his first Funny Car championship in
Beckman hopes to be last Funny Car standingHouston Chronicle
Longtime starter Stewart says he'll retireSan Bernardino Sun
Major drag-racing titles on the line at NHRA's season-ending eventLos Angeles Times

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