Archive for April 28th, 2012

1959 Morris Minor 1000 – $26,000

1959 Morris Minor 1000 Import Classic

This is a 1959 model Morris minor that has been fully restored. It was appraised by AAC Auto Appraisal Center out of California for 26,000.00. The owner has all of the rec…

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Strong Demand from Developing Economies to Surge Growth in the Global … – San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Strong Demand from Developing Economies to Surge Growth in the Global
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
The global market for Polybutylene Terephthalate is projected to reach 1.3 million metric tons by the year 2017, primarily driven by resurgence in automobile, consumer electronics and electrical equipment sectors. Further, product innovation and

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Miami-Dade New Car Fleet Parked Since ’06 in Garage – ABC News (blog)


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Miami-Dade New Car Fleet Parked Since '06 in Garage
ABC News (blog)
Miami-Dade County is under fire for letting hundreds of new cars–Toyota Prius hybrids, pickup trucks, vans and police patrol vehicles–sit, unused, in a county garage. For six years. Back in 2006, the county added 908 new cars to its 7300-car fleet.
Miami-Dade Kept Unused Cars In Park For Six YearsNPR
Miami's vice: Nearly 300 never-driven Priuses foundDaily Caller

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Kelley Blue Book: April New-Car Sales Recovery Demonstrates Continued Strength … – MarketWatch (press release)

Kelley Blue Book: April NewCar Sales Recovery Demonstrates Continued Strength
MarketWatch (press release)
IRVINE, Calif., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com , the leading provider of new car and used car information, projects newvehicle sales to reach 1148000 units, or 14.0 million seasonally adjusted sales rate (SAAR),

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Iraqi plate dealers benefit as new car sales soar – Fox News

Iraqi plate dealers benefit as new car sales soar
Fox News
Demand for new cars is soaring in Iraq as salaries rise and the level of violence creeps lower. That is good news for automakers such as General Motors Co. and Kia Motors Corp., which are reporting a big jump in sales here.

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Car financing helps Daimler beat forecasts – Reuters


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Car financing helps Daimler beat forecasts
Reuters
DE) reported a surprise increase in first-quarter operating profit, helped by its financial services business that offers loans and leases to car buyers and is benefiting from low interest rates. The margin at Daimler's Mercedes brand, the metric most
Daimler Posts Surprise Profit for QuarterNew York Times
Strong first quarter: Daimler increases Group EBIT to euro 2.1 billionSacramento Bee
Daimler's Management Discusses Q1 2012 Results – Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
Business Excellence Magazine
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Indianapolis 500 in danger of falling below 33-car field with Newman/Haas … – Washington Post


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Indianapolis 500 in danger of falling below 33-car field with Newman/Haas
Washington Post
Newman/Haas Racing has withdrawn its entry for the Indianapolis 500, and the pullout puts the race in danger of not having a full 33-car field. General manager Brian Lisles told The Associated Press on Friday night the team ran out of time to put
Newman/Haas withdraws Indianapolis 500 entryThe Seattle Times

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Electric cars sales slow; battle comes down to Volt or Leaf – The Detroit News


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Electric cars sales slow; battle comes down to Volt or Leaf
The Detroit News
(Chevrolet) Count the number of electric cars you see on the way to work today, and that will give you a clue as how sales are going. You're not allowed to include the ones stranded by the side of the road with dead batteries. Unless you're in central
Best Green Cars, 2012Mother Earth News

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Cars, Trains and Partisan Posturing – New York Times

Cars, Trains and Partisan Posturing
New York Times
The transportation bill is vital, providing billions of dollars to states and communities to build and repair roads, ensure bridges are safe and improve mass transit for millions of commuters. It also sustains some 2.9 million jobs,

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The ‘near luxury’ car buyer: Myth or reality? – MarketWatch

The 'near luxury' car buyer: Myth or reality?
MarketWatch
It's the Acura ILX, a car built on a similar foundation as its parent company's Civic that Acura hopes will give it a head start in the market for diminished luxury. The Acura ILX, and rivals such as the Buick Verano and Lexus CT 200h represent a bet

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