Archive for January 15th, 2012

Marginal new car efficiency improvement saving MILLION$ – Torque News


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Marginal new car efficiency improvement saving MILLION$
Torque News
Divided among those cars and light trucks that's roughly $60 each. That's with a national average mileage of 22.7 mpg. If the average car sold gets 37 mpg by 2025, as required by CAFE proposals, the difference becomes significant.
Average Fuel Economy for New Cars Sold Increased by 0.5 MPG in 2011 According Sacramento Bee
New vehicle m.p.g. rises: Hyundai leads top 7, Ford's progress is 2nd highest gainDetroit Free Press

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New Car Show rolls on today – Journal Times

New Car Show rolls on today
Journal Times
People mill around The Journal Times 22nd annual New Car Show Saturday, where eight local dealers are showcasing various 2012 vehicles at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St. More than 60 vehicles will be on display again today from 10 am to 4 pm at Festival

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First day Auto Show attendance of 92106 best in five years – The Detroit News


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First day Auto Show attendance of 92106 best in five years
The Detroit News
The Dettloffs, who plan to buy a new car in the next six months, said they were most impressed with the sporty Chevy Sonic. "It's comfortable, but small, fuel efficient," Adam Dettloff said. Sisters Monica Wallingford of Detroit, Stephanie Wallingford
Detroit auto show opens to the public at CoboCBS News
Familiar names from past big hits at auto showRoyal Oak Daily Tribune
Is this the end of really bad domestic cars?Toronto Star
Detroit Free Press –Toledo Blade
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Parents hail new car seat rule, but say it’s a tight squeeze – Straits Times


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Parents hail new car seat rule, but say it's a tight squeeze
Straits Times
'My maid fits in between the two kids but it's cramped, so we will need to change to a bigger car when the baby is out.' By Jane Ng When financial consultant Wendy Ng was looking to employ a domestic helper, she had one slightly unusual requirement

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Motor City makeover has Detroit 3 back on track – Chattanooga Times Free Press


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Motor City makeover has Detroit 3 back on track
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ford unveiled the updated Fusion in nearby Joe Louis Arena using 360-degree video and faux fog as new versions of the car were driven onto the floor where the Red Wings play. Ford and the other Detroit Three cast, General Motors and Chrysler,

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Portland tows more than 150 cars – WGME


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Portland tows more than 150 cars
WGME
LOS ANGELES (AP) — People tend not to buy pricey accessories for an old car. News 13 brings you school kids from around the state of Maine who take you inside their school to show you why they think it is special. Diana Ichton is always on your side

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Testing on new 2013 cars beginning to ramp up – Nascar


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Testing on new 2013 cars beginning to ramp up
Nascar
The 2012 season hasn't even started, but the move toward new car models in 2013 is well under way. Manufacturers that compete in NASCAR's premier series have targeted next year to roll out new vehicles that will provide the carmakers with more brand
Toyota teams Daytona test quotes, day 1Motorsport.com
Will the pack bring on a heart attack at Daytona?Examiner.com
DIEZ: Teleconference with NASCAR driversNevada Appeal
SPEEDtv.com –News & Observer
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New cars zip up to speed – Toledo Blade


Toledo Blade
New cars zip up to speed
Toledo Blade
The Cruze also has drawn wows after test drives at Dave White Chevrolet in Sylvania, said Greg Oehlers, newcar sales manager. Customers who have driven previous-generation 4-cylinder cars are surprised at the car's ability to merge into highway

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St. Peters Police Nearing Purchase of 8 New Cars – Patch.com

St. Peters Police Nearing Purchase of 8 New Cars
Patch.com
By the end of 2012 the St. Peters Police Department could have eight new patrol cars roaming the streets. The St. Peters Board of Aldermen will vote later this month to approve the purchase of eight new police cars following a presentation during
St. Peters looks to buy new patrol carsSTLtoday.com

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New-car shopping – Autonet.ca

Newcar shopping
Autonet.ca
More than half of polled newcar shoppers want push-button start in their vehicle purchases. A poll of more than 200 shoppers at AutoTrader.com revealed that many would prefer all-new or newly-redesigned models to current model-year vehicles,

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