Archive for June, 2012

Starwatch Consumer | New cars cost less – Kansas City Star


AOL Autos
Starwatch Consumer | New cars cost less
Kansas City Star
The average new car costs $500 less than it did a year ago, mainly because Japanese automakers now have normal inventories at their dealers, according to an auto industry study.
New Car Fuel Economy: 27 New Cars Rated at 40 mpg or BetterMarketWatch (press release)
Good News For Drivers: Gas Prices And Car Prices FallingAOL Autos
US car prices fall as inventories return to normalStraits Times

all 261 news articles »

No Comments

Driving an electric car in Boston, now with less pain – Boston.com


New York Times
Driving an electric car in Boston, now with less pain
Boston.com
Compared to last year, we're now finding it relatively peachy to drive an EV in Boston.
How Long Will Your Electric Car Battery Last? It Depends Where You LiveGreen Car Reports

all 14 news articles »

No Comments

Motorists drive tanks, crush cars, at Minnesota park for wannabe Rambos – Washington Post


San Francisco Chronicle
Motorists drive tanks, crush cars, at Minnesota park for wannabe Rambos
Washington Post
KASOTA, Minn. — For anyone who ever has been stuck in traffic, it's a tempting fantasy: If only you were driving a tank and could roll over everything in your path.
Drive-A-Tank Business Allows Customers To Drive Military Tanks, Crush Junk Huffington Post
"Drive-A-Tank" Allows You To Drive Military Tanks, Crush CarsThe Inquisitr

all 237 news articles »

No Comments

Cars in future could disable drinking drivers – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)


San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Cars in future could disable drinking drivers
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
“Buried within this 600 page legislation are provisions that would fund research into alcohol detection devices for all cars and highly incentivize states to pass laws requiring ignition interlock devices for all drunk driving offenders,” the Institute
Alcohol-sensing technology could become standard in all carsUSA TODAY
Restaurant group opposes plan for alcohol detectors in carsStarNewsOnline.com (blog)

all 21 news articles »

No Comments

June US new-car sales seen highest in 5 years – Chicago Tribune

June US new-car sales seen highest in 5 years
Chicago Tribune
DETROIT (Reuters) – The deteriorating European markets have led auto industry executives to worry about possible contagion spreading across the Atlantic, but June new-car sales in the United States are expected to hit a five-year peak for that

and more »

No Comments

BMW i8 Hybrid Sports Car Concept – DailyTech


DailyTech
BMW i8 Hybrid Sports Car Concept
DailyTech
Not much is known about the latest partnership, but it aims to focus on lightweighting technology, powertrain electrification and a fuel cell system.
BMW And Toyota To Collaborate On Sports Car DevelopmentWashington Post
Toyota and BMW Announce Further Ties, Adding a Jointly Developed Sports CarCar and Driver (blog)
BMW and Toyota team up for new sports carTop Speed
Digitaltrends.com –Forbes –Businessweek
all 143 news articles »

No Comments

Over the hill: New York City’s Cyclone coaster turns 85 – Salt Lake Tribune


Kansas City Star
Over the hill: New York City's Cyclone coaster turns 85
Salt Lake Tribune
New York • The ride begins with two train cars, filled with as many as 24 passengers, cautiously trekking up a hill of wooden tracks. The rattle of the ascent slowly grows louder. As the cars reach the coaster's 85-foot peak, there's a short pause
Over the hill: NYC's Cyclone coaster turns 85Kansas City Star

all 242 news articles »

No Comments

Five new cheapest cars to own – New York Daily News


New York Daily News
Five new cheapest cars to own
New York Daily News
Even the lowliest, underpowered, funny-lookin' new car now carries the latest in safety features, ABS brakes, and other benefits heretofore enjoyed only by those who could afford luxury vehicles.

No Comments

Green Automotive Signs Agreement to Acquire Liberty Electric Cars – MarketWatch (press release)

Green Automotive Signs Agreement to Acquire Liberty Electric Cars
MarketWatch (press release)
About Liberty Electric Cars Limited: Liberty Electric Cars Limited was incorporated on November 10, 2006 in England and Wales. Liberty Electric Cars Limited currently designs, develops, manufacturers and markets electric vehicle technologies for use in

and more »

No Comments

Bombardier to Supply 210 Rail Cars to RATP and STIF in Greater Paris – Reuters (press release)


Globe and Mail
Bombardier to Supply 210 Rail Cars to RATP and STIF in Greater Paris
Reuters (press release)
Delivery is part of an order by the operator RATP and the transport authority STIF for 70 additional MI09 commuter trains from the Alstom-Bombardier consortium.
Bombardier To Supply 210 Rail Cars To RATP, STIF In Greater Paris – Quick FactsNASDAQ
Bombardier to realize US$417M from order to supply Paris with commuter rail carsCanadianBusiness.com

all 33 news articles »

No Comments