Archive for January 21st, 2012

BMW Forcing MINI to Review Ad Agency, MINI Fights Back – AutoGuide.com


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BMW Forcing MINI to Review Ad Agency, MINI Fights Back
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Whatever the reason, we hope that MINI will continue to surprise us with fresh new ads (like the one above) no matter what the result of the review is. Join the AutoGuide.com Weekly Newsletter to get the latest automotive news, reviews and alerts.

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In Beetle’s Creation Story, a Plot Twist – New York Times


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In Beetle's Creation Story, a Plot Twist
New York Times
In 1951, he moved to Australia and went to work for Holden, the General Motors subsidiary. In 1965 he told his story to Australian Motor Sports and Automobiles magazine under the headline “How I Invented the Volkswagen.” Ganz died in 1967.

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Chinese automobile exports in 2011 grow almost 50% – Gasgoo automotive news

Chinese automobile exports in 2011 grow almost 50%
Gasgoo automotive news
comJanuary 20, 2012 Gasgoo.com (Shanghai January 20) – Chinese automobile exports in 2011 totaled 814300 automobiles, increasing 49.45 percent from the previous year, the Nanfang Daily reported today. The near 50 percent year-on-year growth rate is a

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A Painful Farewell to Saab’s Heritage – New York Times

A Painful Farewell to Saab's Heritage
New York Times
Several board members of Swedish Automobile, the automaker's parent, announced on Wednesday that they were stepping down over disagreements about the company's finances. Included in the auction are examples of Saab's everyday models, like a bright red

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Sacramento-area new-car dealers tally good sales for 2011 – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento-area newcar dealers tally good sales for 2011
Sacramento Bee
By Mark Glover Sacramento-area car dealers said they were feeling pretty good about sales of new vehicles throughout most of 2011. California's franchised newcar dealers sold 1290920 new cars and trucks in 2011, a nearly 10 percent improvement over
California car dealers see jump in salesSacramento Business Journal
California new car sales jumped last yearCentral Valley Business Times

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Hampshire approves new model homes in Lakewood Crossings – Chicago Sun-Times

Hampshire approves new model homes in Lakewood Crossings
Chicago Sun-Times
But Ryland sought village approval to build two single-family model homes on two 60-foot lots previously designated as duplex lots. “When a developer picks up a subdivision from another developer, you're going to have some challenges,” said Village

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‘Black boxes’ may soon be mandatory for all new cars sold in the United States – New York Daily News


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'Black boxes' may soon be mandatory for all new cars sold in the United States
New York Daily News
Every new car sold in the US may soon be required to include 'black box' data recording devices similar to those used on airplanes, after a string of recent incidents prompted authorities to consider changing the way agencies investigate accidents.
US auto safety agency NHTSA needs improvement – study saysCNN
US expert panel: in-car electronics require more supervisionAutomotiveIT International

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Olympia New Car Dealer Titus-Will Announces 110% Lowest Price Guarantee for … – PR.com (press release)

Olympia New Car Dealer Titus-Will Announces 110% Lowest Price Guarantee for
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Olympia new and used car dealer, TitusWillCars.com, is offering 110% lowest price guaranteed on New Cars. The Washington based car dealership is one of the largest dealerships and offers best deals on both new and used cars, trucks and SUVs.

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New Auto Insurance Data Show Price Influence of State-Specific Factors – EIN News (press release)

New Auto Insurance Data Show Price Influence of State-Specific Factors
EIN News (press release)
New state-specific auto insurance premium data from the NAIC showing that there was a $639 gap in 2009 between the state with the lowest average premiums—Iowa—and the state with the highest average premiums—Louisiana—highlights the wide fluctuation

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Celebrity news: Neil Young sued over hybrid car, former TV skipper jailed – Press of Atlantic City


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Celebrity news: Neil Young sued over hybrid car, former TV skipper jailed
Press of Atlantic City
A company founded by Neil Young is facing a lawsuit over a fire in the San Francisco Bay Area that authorities say started in a vintage car the rocker had converted into a hybrid vehicle. Unigard Insurance Co. sued LincVolt LLC this week, accusing the
New Lawsuit Says Neil Young's Fire-Starting Lincoln Continental Hybrid Was UnsafeSF Weekly (blog)
Neil Young's Firm Hit With LawsuitContactmusic.com

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