Archive for April 7th, 2012

Electric cars cheap to run, but have been a hard sell – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Electric cars cheap to run, but have been a hard sell
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
By Debra Erdley, PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Deb Erdley is a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review staff writer and can be reached at 412-320-7996 or via e-mail. University of Pittsburgh professor Dennis Galletta smiles every time he passes a gas station on his

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A Small but Lively Pet From Fiat’s Adopt-a-Scorpion Program – New York Times


New York Times
A Small but Lively Pet From Fiat's Adopt-a-Scorpion Program
New York Times
After Carlo died in 1979, the name faded out of use until its revival in 2007 as a division of Fiat Automobiles. The scorpion badge — an allusion to Carlo's astrological sign — now goes on Fiats that get the division's hot-rod treatment.

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Why do new cars have less glass and more metal that limit visibility? – Chicago Tribune

Why do new cars have less glass and more metal that limit visibility?
Chicago Tribune
Rear visibility is terrible in newer cars. My 10-year-old cars have excellent visibility all around and good aerodynamic shapes. We agree that visibility is restricted in many current vehicles. At times, sitting behind the wheel of a vehicle with thick

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Recap: 2012 New York Auto Show – Chicago Tribune


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Recap: 2012 New York Auto Show
Chicago Tribune
If you're interested in all the car news, our friends at KickingTires.com have recaps from day 1 and day 2 of the New York auto show. Terrafugia Transition Where else would you introduce a flying car than at the only auto show in the country where most
2012 New York auto show: The real cars of the futureCNET
Flying Car, Cadillac CUE Are Tech Hits at New York Auto ShowABC News
New York Auto Show: Flying car and more make their debutWashington Post
AutoSpies.com –Fox News
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Regional new vehicle sales on the rise, report says – Wisconsin State Journal

Regional new vehicle sales on the rise, report says
Wisconsin State Journal
New vehicle sales in south-central Wisconsin in March rose 10.04 percent compared with a year ago, or from 3368 to 3706, according to Reg-Trak of Waterloo. The regional increase was 6.13 percent for new cars, to 1698 — up from 1600 in March 2011

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Progress Is ‘Slow’ During New-Car Test At Indy – RacinToday.com


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Progress Is 'Slow' During NewCar Test At Indy
RacinToday.com
“You have to remember it's a new car, a new package. The boosts are a lot lower at big tracks like that. If boosts and things like that were open, those things would be achievable very easily. I don't think speed is such a crazy thing.

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Flying Auto Reviving Dreams of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – MiamiHerald.com


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Flying Auto Reviving Dreams of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
MiamiHerald.com
It may be scary to contemplate in South Florida's already insane highways, but flying cars will soon be available. By Mark Clothier and Mary Jane Credeur A group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology-trained engineers is trying to go where no
Q&A With Dr. Michio Kaku: Where Are Our Flying Cars?PC Magazine
American flying car soars in test flightCBS News
Terrafugia Envisions Flying Cars on AutopilotLiveScience.com
Christian Science Monitor –Jalopnik
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Nissan wants to woo more US car buyers – San Jose Mercury News


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Nissan wants to woo more US car buyers
San Jose Mercury News
By Dee-ann Durbin AP DETROIT — Mention Nissan to most car drivers and they think of the Altima, and not much else. The sedan is America's second-best selling car and Nissan's top seller by far. When the new version goes on sale in July, it will likely
Few Fantasies, but a Traffic Jam in the Middle of the RoadNew York Times
Cars you won't see at the New York Auto Show this yearFortune (blog)
Altima Is Nissan Ticket to Ride Past Honda After 24 Years: CarsSan Francisco Chronicle
International Business Times –Automoblog.net (blog)
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Flying Car, Cadillac CUE Are Tech Hits at New York Auto Show – ABC News


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Flying Car, Cadillac CUE Are Tech Hits at New York Auto Show
ABC News
There sure are a lot of cars at the New York Auto Show this week. The Javits Center in New York City looks like the world's largest car showroom. But in the sea of four-wheelers, there's also a whole lot of technology floating around.
2012 New York auto show: The real cars of the futureCNET
Green Cars at NY Auto ShowExaminer.com
Flying Car, Hot Wheels, Obstacle Courses, Even A Bike: Fun Stuff At The NY Gothamist
International Business Times –WFUV News
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Cars sales leap as consumers finally trade up – The Seattle Times

Cars sales leap as consumers finally trade up
The Seattle Times
Analysts say the evidence is irrefutable: Consumers who were holding onto aging cars through the recession are finally returning to the new-car market. By Mark Glover No comments have been posted to this article. SACRAMENTO, Calif.

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