Archive for January 24th, 2012

NRC releases automotive electronics safety report New Technologies require … – Search-Autoparts.com

NRC releases automotive electronics safety report New Technologies require
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“This report likely assures that NHTSA will proceed with policy changes relative to automotive electronics review and safety. The recent security breaches or hacking activities in some vehicles increases the need for automotive repairs to be done by

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Bosch Automotive to SPX unit for $1.15 billion – MarketWatch

Bosch Automotive to SPX unit for $1.15 billion
MarketWatch
The deal is subject to regulatory review and is expected to close during the first half of 2012. FRANKFURT (MarketWatch) — Private-sector economic activity in the 17-nation euro zone showed small but… Like a locomotive leaving the station,

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THE DISTILLERY: Auto motives – Business Spectator

THE DISTILLERY: Auto motives
Business Spectator
However, the Australian Financial Review's Peter Roberts reminds us that global carmakers vary slightly in their culture and if Toyota Australia is to have a future in Australia beyond its current five-year commitment, union attitudes will be crucial.

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Collision in the Making Between Self-Driving Cars and How the World Works – New York Times

Collision in the Making Between Self-Driving Cars and How the World Works
New York Times
Moreover, even after intelligent cars match human capabilities, significant issues would remain, suggested Sven A. Beiker, executive director of the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford University. Today, human drivers frequently bend the rules

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Thompson Automotive expansion planned in Edgewood – Baltimore Sun (blog)

Thompson Automotive expansion planned in Edgewood
Baltimore Sun (blog)
Owners of a auto repair shop want to convert the building in Edgewood to a doctor's office. Their plan was also reviewed by the Development Advisory Committee on Jan. 18. Global Healthcare Systems Inc., would use the shop at 2203 Philadelphia Road as a

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Kbb.com Releases All-New Embeddable Widgets To Site Visitors – MarketWatch (press release)

Kbb.com Releases All-New Embeddable Widgets To Site Visitors
MarketWatch (press release)
"Each one highlights Kelley Blue Book's automotive information in a condensed unit that can be effortlessly applied into a magnitude of online formats." Kelley Blue Book is currently offering three versions of widgets: 'Expert Videos,' 'Review of the

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Drive to manage waste from automobile service stations in Bangalore – Daily News & Analysis

Drive to manage waste from automobile service stations in Bangalore
Daily News & Analysis
By DNA Correspondent | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA Besides tackling air and noise pollution caused by motor vehicles, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) is planning to control hazardous waste disposed from automobile service stations.

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Weather foils automobiles – Albert Lea Tribune

Weather foils automobiles
Albert Lea Tribune
GENEVA — The roads in southern Minnesota continued to cause headaches for drivers over the weekend. And today nearly all of Minnesota except the western third, much of the northern Iowa and the northwestern half of Wisconsin remain in a winter weather

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Nashville is The City Where Automobiles Have Personalities, Styles, Even Attitudes – International Business Times (press release)

Nashville is The City Where Automobiles Have Personalities, Styles, Even Attitudes
International Business Times (press release)
According to the Cars In Nashville operators, Nashville roots isn't just musical (you know all the Jazz and Blues), but it is very much has a rich automobile history dating back to the early 1900s. This was undoubtedly a time when Nashville had one of

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Lookback: First automobile ever built found in Spring Lake shed – Muskegon Chronicle – MLive.com


Muskegon Chronicle – MLive.com
Lookback: First automobile ever built found in Spring Lake shed
Muskegon Chronicle – MLive.com
Organizers of Detroit's impending Golden Jubilee of the Automobile were willing to put McCluer's contraption on display, but an unenthusiastic Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce decided it wasn't worth its time to fill out the necessary paperwork and

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