Archive for April, 2012

New Hampshire State Trooper rescues man from fiery car crash in Andover – Boston.com

New Hampshire State Trooper rescues man from fiery car crash in Andover
Boston.com
By Evan Allen, Globe Correspondent A New Hampshire State Police Trooper was injured Sunday night rescuing a driver who was trapped after his car crashed in Andover and later burst into flames, according to a statement from New Hampshire State Police.
Trooper rescues man from burning carBoston Globe
NH trooper rescues man from fiery car crashBoston Herald
State trooper pulls man from burning car after road rage incidentNashua Telegraph
My Fox Boston –Concord Monitor
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Report: Vehicle sales robust – St. Cloud Times

Report: Vehicle sales robust
St. Cloud Times
New vehicle sales were robust in 2011, and food and beverage tax collections have been on par with last year. Meanwhile, foreclosures have shown a recent uptick in activity in Stearns County, and hotel occupancy has yet to see significant recovery.

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Chinese Second-Hand Car Market Revs Up – CNBC.com


CNBC.com
Chinese Second-Hand Car Market Revs Up
CNBC.com
Beijing's biggest used car dealership displays more than 500 of the world's most expensive cars — and staff say some of them have only been driven for days. Three 2011 Porsche Panameras — a model so new that many people have never heard of it — are
As China Car Sales Skid, Beijing Intimidates Foreign MakersForbes

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Iraqi plate dealers benefit as new car sales soar – Daily Herald

Iraqi plate dealers benefit as new car sales soar
Daily Herald
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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Resculpted Ford Escape crosses over from boxy SUV look – USA TODAY


USA TODAY
Resculpted Ford Escape crosses over from boxy SUV look
USA TODAY
Sure, the new model gets a boost in fuel economy, an entertaining leg-activated tailgate and rear seats that are easier to fold down. But those features pale compared with the change to a more car-like appearance. The looks carry over to the road,

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As China Car Sales Skid, Beijing Intimidates Foreign Makers – Forbes


CNBC.com
As China Car Sales Skid, Beijing Intimidates Foreign Makers
Forbes
After almost three decades of permitting foreign companies to build vehicles in China with joint venture partners—most of them state enterprises—Chinese car companies are having trouble competing in their own country. Why?
Chinese Second-Hand Car Market Revs UpCNBC.com
Chinese tastes impact global car designsNEWS.com.au

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Google engineer told officials Street View cars were collecting personal data … – Washington Post (blog)


Los Angeles Times
Google engineer told officials Street View cars were collecting personal data
Washington Post (blog)
And inconsistent with public remarks, the report showed knowledge within the company that Google officials knowingly collected the payload data with its crews of Street View cars roaming the world for its mapping and location-based services.
Streetviewed: Google cars snooping on WiFi users not an accidentRT
Full FCC report on Google Street View reveals new detailsLos Angeles Times
FCC report describes private data captured by GoogleKansas City Star
CNET –Daily Mail –BusinessWeek
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Big Apple Picks Apple Green for Car Service in Boroughs – Bloomberg


Bloomberg
Big Apple Picks Apple Green for Car Service in Boroughs
Bloomberg
New York City's livery cars for service outside Manhattan's central business district are going green — literally. The Big Apple has chosen apple green as the color for so- called Boro Taxis, the livery cars that for the first time will be allowed to
New York gets green cabs as town cars change colour (well it is the Big Apple)Daily Mail
Livery Cabs Get New Hue for PickupsWall Street Journal
New York's new outer borough taxis will be greenMetro.us
The Epoch Times
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Disconnects in the distracted-driving blame game – USA TODAY


USA TODAY
Disconnects in the distracted-driving blame game
USA TODAY
As car– and phonemakers work together to reduce distractions by better linking mobile devices with cars, some safety advocates and federal officials say that's also too risky. Car safety regulators and investigators have been transfixed by distracted

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From the Model T to the Prius, a History of the Cars We Love – Daily Beast

From the Model T to the Prius, a History of the Cars We Love
Daily Beast
By middle age, he was a rich, philandering Manhattanite, running his own engineering firm and racing cars for fun. Then he saw the first Corvette: a limited-edition 1953 model with exaggerated curves, removable top, sugar-white body, and red interior.

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