Archive for April 21st, 2012

1968 Chevrolet Chevelle – $42,500

1968 Chevrolet Chevelle 300 2 Door, 396, 375 horse, 4 speed, disc brakes front, 12 bolt, radio delete. Call 319 232 1836 Baltimore built. Started life as a 6 cylinder. Complete frame off restoration. Superb bla…

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Auto review: Hyundai Azera steps into large-sedan ring – Sacramento Bee

Auto review: Hyundai Azera steps into large-sedan ring
Sacramento Bee
By DAVID UNDERCOFFLER In a quiet, forgotten corner of the automotive landscape, there is a segment of vehicle called the large sedan. These cars tilt toward luxury but have a foot firmly planted in practicality and economics.

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Nostalgia for the Lada: Cold War, Toasty Heater – New York Times


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Nostalgia for the Lada: Cold War, Toasty Heater
New York Times
He gathers and restores old Ladas, the boxy Soviet automobiles that were once the family car of Finland, but have become collectors' items — for contrarian collectors. “Whatever came from Soviet Russia, all this is crap,” said Mr. Nykanen, 47,

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Cars are getting a makeover in NASCAR – Kansas City Star


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Cars are getting a makeover in NASCAR
Kansas City Star
By RANDY COVITZ For at least the last 15 years, a NASCAR fan couldn't tell a car without a decal. The Fords, Chevys, Dodges, Pontiacs, and later the Toyotas, all looked alike, built from a similar template that was interchangeable except for the
2012 Kansas Q&A: NASCAR Sprint Cup – Matt KensethPaddockTalk

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US Backs Rail Car Order To Boost High-Speed Expansion – Wall Street Journal


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US Backs Rail Car Order To Boost High-Speed Expansion
Wall Street Journal
By Doug Cameron Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES The US government on Friday unveiled another effort to kick-start its controversial high-speed rail project, unveiling a multistate bid to fund and build new passengers cars for the states proceeding with the
Bidding opens for high-speed rail carsChicago Tribune

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Cadillac Self-Driving Cars: Out By 2015? – PCWorld


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Cadillac Self-Driving Cars: Out By 2015?
PCWorld
By Ed Oswald, PCWorld Apr 20, 2012 3:15 PM Google has been getting all of the attention when it comes to self-driving cars, but such technology still seems to be a ways off from hitting the market. The first publicly-available "self-driving" car could
Cadillac Has Self-Driving Cars, TooTIME
Self-driving cars coming sooner than you thinkCBS News
Self-driving Cadillacs coming mid-decadeFox News
MotorTrend Magazine –SlashGear
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Three cars involved in concerted plan, Birmingham riot deaths trial told – The Guardian


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Three cars involved in concerted plan, Birmingham riot deaths trial told
The Guardian
Three men who were run over and killed during last summer's riots were murdered by eight men in a "concerted plan" involving a trio of cars, each with a role to perform, a court heard on Friday. Haroon Jahan, 20, Shazad Ali, 30, and his brother Abdul
'Concerted plan' led to riot deathsThe Press Association
Birmingham Riots: Winson Green attack was carefully planned, murder trial toldBirmingham Mail

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Gasoline-powered cars are getting greener – Houston Chronicle (blog)


Houston Chronicle (blog)
Gasoline-powered cars are getting greener
Houston Chronicle (blog)
When it comes to green vehicles, advanced technologies such as cars powered by electricity immediately come to mind. Nissan even created an ad for its all-electric Nissan Leaf featuring a polar bear threatened by global warming who hugs a Leaf owner,
U.S. Regulators to Examine Electric-Car Battery SafetyBloomberg
Report: Electric Cars Cost Less (But watch the assumptions)Forbes
Earth Day Buzz: Electric Cars at Carroll Community CollegePatch.com
NBC Montana –KBZK Bozeman News
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Fiat Readies New Car for China – Wall Street Journal

Fiat Readies New Car for China
Wall Street Journal
By GILLES CASTONGUAY in Milan and ANDREW GALBRAITH in Shanghai Fiat SpA will show its first car made with a local Chinese partner on Monday at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, a belated attempt to catch rivals that are well established

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Audi Eyes Record China, US Sales As Luxury-Car Boom Continues – Wall Street Journal

Audi Eyes Record China, US Sales As Luxury-Car Boom Continues
Wall Street Journal
By Christoph Rauwald and Nico Schmidt Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES INGOLSTADT, Germany (Dow Jones)–German luxury-car maker Audi AG (NSU.XE) is hopeful of reaching 700000 annual car sales in China earlier than anticipated and aims to sell more than 130000

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