Archive for April 29th, 2012

Car review: Mercedes-Benz B-Class – The Guardian


The Guardian
Car review: Mercedes-Benz B-Class
The Guardian
By putting her head above the battlements, Winnie is exposing herself to the greatest obstacle facing automotive engineers: the air. Aerodynamicists have fought long and hard to reduce the assault the wind makes on the simple act of going forward and

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Review Of Analyst Downgrades This Week – Part III – Seeking Alpha

Review Of Analyst Downgrades This Week – Part III
Seeking Alpha
KeyBanc Capital Markets has lowered its advice for Penske Automotive Group (PAG) from buy to hold without specifying a price target. Shares in the automotive retailer hit fresh all time highs this week after reporting strong first quarter results.

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Kennedy: Gadgets I wish new car companies would adopt – Chattanooga Times Free Press

Kennedy: Gadgets I wish new car companies would adopt
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Every week I get to try out a shiny, new car, truck or SUV. It's not a bad gig. My buddies at the paper sometimes rib me, though, for searching out fancy cars. Well, in defense of my habit of occasionally writing about $100000 vehicles, I would like to

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


Autochannel (press release)
Kelley Blue Book: April NewCar Sales Recovery Demonstrates Continued Strength
Autochannel (press release)
IRVINE, CA–April 27, 2012: 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), in April 2012.

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Magna E-Car is taking care of community – Detroit Free Press

Magna E-Car is taking care of community
Detroit Free Press
By Brent Snavely Chief Operating Officer Kevin Pavlov plugs into a 2013 Ford Focus Electric on April 11 at Magna E-Car's offices in Auburn Hills. / Photos by JARRAD HENDERSON/Detroit Free Press Magna E-Car Systems develops and produces many of the

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Flying cars seem within reach (again) – Kansas City Star


Kansas City Star
Flying cars seem within reach (again)
Kansas City Star
A great many flying-car prototypes have been drawn up and some even constructed, including Hiller's Aerial Sedan, resembling a Rambler with a double-boom fuselage. Try getting that into a downtown parking slot. Now comes the Terrafugia Transition

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Kenseth: Times have changed for teammates – The Associated Press

Kenseth: Times have changed for teammates
The Associated Press
"It is different today because the cars are almost identical and we share every single thing that goes on from the second they start getting built until the race starts and through the race and everything," said Kenseth, a two-time Daytona 500 winner

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China’s dream of electric car leadership elusive – Florida Today


The National
China's dream of electric car leadership elusive
Florida Today
AP AP Business Writer BEIJING — China's leaders are finding it's a lot tougher to create a world-beating electric car industry than they hoped. In 2009, they announced bold plans to cash in on demand for clean vehicles by making China a global power
China's growing influence extends to car designsStraits Times
Chinese tastes impact global car designsBusiness Recorder (blog)
Chinese love fancy cars, but most can't afford oneThe National
Daily auto news
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