Archive for March, 2012

2012 Infiniti FX35: Review notes – AutoWeek

2012 Infiniti FX35: Review notes
AutoWeek
It is one thing to make a sports car look good, but this five-passenger crossover is killer. The bulging fenders bookend a long hood, the headlights are piercing and there's chrome in all the right places, calling attention to vents on the

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As Titanic set sail, world was opening up for all to see – USA TODAY


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As Titanic set sail, world was opening up for all to see
USA TODAY
The spirit of innovation also could be seen in the streets of America, where horse-led buggies were making way for automobiles. By 1912, four years after the first Model T's rolled out of the factory, Henry Ford dropped the car's price to about $575

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Brighter Skies and a Flying Car, Too – New York Times


New York Times
Brighter Skies and a Flying Car, Too
New York Times
The North American automobile market is experiencing a springlike rebirth this year, with sales up significantly in the first quarter at Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan and Toyota. The renewed optimism will be evident at the show: more

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Sri Lanka raises automobile import taxes – Lanka Business Online

Sri Lanka raises automobile import taxes
Lanka Business Online
Mar 31, 2012 (LBO)- Sri Lanka has slapped new taxes of as much as 100 percent of import value on some imported cars, but kept taxes on hybrid cars lower, in a move which can reduce state revenues from automobiles this year. Sri Lanka's finance ministry

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China Auto Logistics 2011 Revenues Climbed 75% Over Prior Year Primarily on … – MarketWatch (press release)

China Auto Logistics 2011 Revenues Climbed 75% Over Prior Year Primarily on
MarketWatch (press release)
TIANJIN, CHINA, Mar 30, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — China Auto Logistics Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ:CALI) , one of China's leading developers of websites for buyers and sellers of imported and domestic automobiles, a top seller in China of

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2. The Group’s market share of mid-to-high end sedan market and – Virtual Press Office (press release)

2. The Group's market share of mid-to-high end sedan market and
Virtual Press Office (press release)
Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. ("Guangzhou Automobile Group" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries the "Group"; stock code: 601238.SH; 2238.HK), today announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2011 ("year under

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New car sharing service is good for Georgetown; citizens police class takes a … – Washington Post (blog)

New car sharing service is good for Georgetown; citizens police class takes a
Washington Post (blog)
By Andy Smith A new car sharing service might be particularly well-suited for the Georgetown neighborhood. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Chip Somodevilla – GETTY IMAGES) #DMVReads is a feature designed to help readers share the best local

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2012 New York Auto Show: What to Expect – Chicago Tribune


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2012 New York Auto Show: What to Expect
Chicago Tribune
According to the weather forecast, there will be plenty of rain in New York next week, but there are so many new cars debuting at the auto show that we'll hardly notice. Press unveilings start Wednesday, and the show opens to the public the following
New York Auto Show's New Car ArrivalsMarketWatch (press release)
Car Tech Live 256: New York auto show preview and the last live show ever CNET
First Look: 2012 New York International Auto ShowCBS Local

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Cars.com Buzz Index: March 2012 – Chicago Tribune

Cars.com Buzz Index: March 2012
Chicago Tribune
Welcome to the Buzz Index, where we rank the hottest cars that consumers search on Cars.com. These cars have seen the biggest increase in searches and dealer contacts since last month. Top cars in March were an eclectic bunch.

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For teen girls, cellphones and cars don’t mix – msnbc.com

For teen girls, cellphones and cars don't mix
msnbc.com
If it's your daughter, you may be wise to remind her not to use her cellphone in the car. The advice is good for everyone in the family, but a new study suggests that teen girls are twice as likely as teen boys to use cellphones and other electronic

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