Archive for April 14th, 2012

Muscle Car Review Magazine Teams Up With Champion Oil – San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Muscle Car Review Magazine Teams Up With Champion Oil
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Champion, an industry recognized leader in performance motor oils, officially announced today a free one-year subscription of Muscle Car Review Magazine with the purchase of a 12-pack/quart case of "Classic & Muscle Oil. Clinton, MO (PRWEB) April 14,

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A Kink With a Twist: BMW-Inspired Roof Pillars Take a Sudden Turn – New York Times


New York Times
A Kink With a Twist: BMW-Inspired Roof Pillars Take a Sudden Turn
New York Times
The Hofmeister kink, a fixture of fixed-roof BMW automobiles for decades, is a distinctive treatment of the rearmost roof pillar, known in the industry as the C-pillar, where it meets the side window. Hofmeister, a BMW designer, introduced the look in

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Hybrid and electric cars see record sales in March – BusinessWeek


Chicago Tribune
Hybrid and electric cars see record sales in March
BusinessWeek
By DEE-ANN DURBIN Americans are buying record numbers of hybrid and electric cars as gas prices climb and new models arrive in showrooms, giving the vehicles their greatest share yet of the US auto market. Consumers bought a record 52000 gas-electric
Green Car Diaries Part 1: Toyota's Hybrids In The Driver's SeatForbes
Sales of hybrid, electric cars skyrocket in U.S.STLtoday.com

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How Green Are Electric Cars? Depends on Where You Plug In – New York Times


New York Times
How Green Are Electric Cars? Depends on Where You Plug In
New York Times
IT'S a lot like one of those math problems that gave you fits in sixth grade: a salesman leaves home in Denver and drives his electric car to a meeting in Boulder. At the same time, a physicist driving the same model electric car sets out from her loft
5 Questions with: Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan and electric-car championConsumerReports.org
Under The Hood: Simplify Electric Cars for PracticalityThe Ledger
The road to the future: Nissan Leaf debuts in Eau Claire showroomWEAU-TV 13
TheChargingPoint.com
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Hyundai struggles to put 100000 more cars on sale – USA TODAY


USA TODAY
Hyundai struggles to put 100000 more cars on sale
USA TODAY
By Brent Snavely, USA TODAY and the Detroit Free Press Hyundai has a problem that a lot of other brands might envy — not enough cars to sell. Now it's doing something about it. The South Korean automaker is trying to squeeze an additional 100000 cars
Hyundai Expects Boost for US SalesWall Street Journal (blog)
How Hyundai went from joke to contender in USBoston.com
Hyundai's US CEO set high goals to transform carmaker from joke to sales Washington Post
Detroit Free Press
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Grand Prix of Long Beach to showcase new race car – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
Grand Prix of Long Beach to showcase new race car
Los Angeles Times
(Robert Laberge / Getty Images / April 13, 2012) By Jim Peltz IndyCar's top drivers are taking a back seat to the main focus of this weekend's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach: Their new race car. After using the same car and only Honda engines for
MOTORSPORTS: Rain forces drivers to adapt in practice for Long Beach Grand PrixSan Bernardino Sun
Grand Prix Hits Long Beach — Come Rain or ShineLBPOST.com
INDYCAR: Franchitti Leads P2 Monsoon At Long BeachSPEEDtv.com
Examiner.com
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Police identify 75 cars that may be connected to USC killings – Los Angeles Times

Police identify 75 cars that may be connected to USC killings
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles police reviewing video surveillance footage from the night two USC students were fatally shot have identified 75 vehicles that fit the description of a car seen speeding away from the neighborhood moments after the killings.

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Hybrid, electric cars see record sales – Youngstown Vindicator


Telegraph.co.uk
Hybrid, electric cars see record sales
Youngstown Vindicator
Americans are buying record numbers of hybrid and electric cars as gas prices climb and new models arrive in showrooms, giving the vehicles their greatest share yet of the US auto market. Consumers bought a record 52000 gas-electric hybrids and
Business HighlightsCBS News

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Gilmore Car Museum shares historic ties to Titanic and automobiles of the era – Sentinel-Standard

Gilmore Car Museum shares historic ties to Titanic and automobiles of the era
Sentinel-Standard
The Gilmore Car Museum, America's premier automotive history destination, has collected not only cars, but amazing stories about some of the survivors and of course, their automotive connections. Armed with these interesting facts, visitors can explore

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When your car doesn’t get the mileage you expect – Reuters

When your car doesn't get the mileage you expect
Reuters
By Mitch Lipka (Reuters) – If you're a motorist expecting to get 35 miles per gallon on your new car and you end up only getting 20, the cost difference can add up. At the current national average of $3.94 per gallon of regular unleaded gas,

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