Archive for September 1st, 2012

Review: 2013 Acura RDX – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Review: 2013 Acura RDX
Wall Street Journal (blog)
It might be the darling of hard-nosed car critics, an artistic success, big in college towns. It might be, head-to-head with class competitors, the best vehicle in your portfolio. None of that matters when the accountants tell you it costs too much to

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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee – The Car Connection

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Car Connection
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a special place in the annals of automotive history. Penned before Ford's Explorer but released after it because of business ups and downs at Chrysler, the Grand Cherokee was an unqualified hit that gave Jeep a place in

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Week in Review: Tracking the Deal Makers Outside of Tampa – New York Times


New York Times
Week in Review: Tracking the Deal Makers Outside of Tampa
New York Times
Carlyle to Buy DuPont Unit for $4.9 Billion | The private equity firm agreed to buy the maker of automotive paints as its drumbeat of acquisitions continues, Evelyn M. Rusli reported. But β€œthe business, which has about 35 plants worldwide, is heavily

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With a Jolt From Tesla, a More Electrifying Utility – New York Times


New York Times
With a Jolt From Tesla, a More Electrifying Utility
New York Times
THE top speed of a vehicle usually doesn't mean much β€” until, that is, you're running late for a flight, as I was in Los Angeles a few Saturdays ago. I punched the Sport button on the all-electric Toyota RAV4 EV that I had been driving for two days
Toyota shows off RAV4 EV's eco tricks with new videosAutoblog (blog)

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International Automobile Salon kicks off in Moscow – The Voice of Russia


Autochannel (press release)
International Automobile Salon kicks off in Moscow
The Voice of Russia
Beautiful women and beautiful cars – International Automobile Salon kicks off in the Russian capital. Every year at the end of August the Moscow Motor Show demands the attention of auto fans and automotive professionals. More than 100 car brands are on
BMW Group at The Moscow International Automobile SalonAutochannel (press release)

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Restored 1933 Pierce-Arrow brings back fond memories – Norman Transcript

Restored 1933 Pierce-Arrow brings back fond memories
Norman Transcript
NORMAN β€” Automobile restoration expert Ron Blissit is the kind of guy who isn't satisfied until a job is done perfectly. It's a personal and professional drive that combines philosophy, work ethic and around 70 years of engineering and mechanical

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Fiat India President & CEO Rajeev Kapoor retires – Zee News


Zee News
Fiat India President & CEO Rajeev Kapoor retires
Zee News
Kapoor joined Fiat India Automobiles Ltd in 2007 and has overseen the formative years of the operations to its present level and has retired on reaching 60 years of age, the company said in a statement. Boparai, who will be the new CEO, was heading the
Fiat India names Gurpratap Boparai as new CEOMoneycontrol.com
Fiat India president and CEO, Rajeev Kapoor retires at the age of 60On Cars India
Gurpratap Bopar succeeds Rajeev Kapoor as Fiat India CEOdomain-B

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Der Kobblers Midway Car Show Set For Labor Day – Jamestown Post Journal

Der Kobblers Midway Car Show Set For Labor Day
Jamestown Post Journal
The Der Kobblers Automobile Association's 2012 Labor Day Cruise-In Car Show will be held at Midway starting at 9 a.m. Monday. Sam Ognibene, Der Kobblers Automobile Association member, said vehicle registration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, with

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Tata Motors partners with Institution of Mechanical Engineers – Zee News


Zee News
Tata Motors partners with Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Zee News
Tags: Tata Motors,Institution of Mechanical Engineers,Tata group. New Delhi: Automobile major Tata Motors Friday said it entered into a partnership with UK-based Institution of Mechanical Engineers to develop professional registration for engineers in

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New-car sales in August seen up as much as 20 percent – Reuters

Newcar sales in August seen up as much as 20 percent
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) – U.S. auto sales are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent in August as better financing deals and an improving housing market encouraged consumers to replace aging cars and trucks. Economists polled by Thomson Reuters

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