Archive for September 2nd, 2012

License plates predate automobiles – San Antonio Express

License plates predate automobiles
San Antonio Express
A couple of years ago, I dug up what I was told was a license plate of early San Antonio. It is dated 1900 and was for a two-horse vehicle. I'm sure there must be some interesting stories of vehicular transportation around the turn of the century here

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Planes, Trains, And Automobiles Celebrating Its 25th Anniversary On Blu-ray – Inside Pulse

Planes, Trains, And Automobiles Celebrating Its 25th Anniversary On Blu-ray
Inside Pulse
For months now John Hughes' Thanksgiving classic Planes, Trains, and Automobiles had been a Blu-ray title exclusive to Best Buy. But beginning November 6th, the film will be available to purchase online and at other B&M retailers. The Paramount Home

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Slowdown, inflationary pressures affect automobile sales in August – Zee News


Zee News
Slowdown, inflationary pressures affect automobile sales in August
Zee News
New Delhi: Domestic car sales of Maruti Suzuki India declined by 35 percent in August, hit by a month-long lockout at its Manesar plant, but the other two main players, Hyundai and Tata Motors posted positive growth during the month amid tough market
Manesar lockout hurts Maruti Suzuki India; August sales of many carmakers fallEconomic Times

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NBK Auto announces raffle draw winner – Al-Bawaba


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NBK Auto announces raffle draw winner
Al-Bawaba
“We at NBK Automobile believe in embracing the giving spirit of the Holy month of Ramadan. For the duration of the blessed month, we have been providing the people of Qatar with unmatchable promotions and offers which emphasize our appreciation for

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Google’s autonomous cars clear California hurdle – Examiner.com


Examiner.com
Google's autonomous cars clear California hurdle
Examiner.com
You might have expected Google's self-driving cars to be accepted in California first. After all, that's the state Google's HQ is in. Instead, though, it was Nevada that first approved those cars. Now, however, California is one step closer to the same
Self-Driving Cars Approved by California LegislatureCNBC.com
Driverless cars get a push from California legislatorsNBCNews.com
Self-Driving Cars Clear Another Hurdle in CaliforniaWebProNews
TG Daily –RedOrbit
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5 cars that saved their companies – Fox News


Plain Dealer (blog)
5 cars that saved their companies
Fox News
With an odd, bifurcated product line of tiny cheap microcars and hyper-expensive luxury cars, BMW was unable to hit the sweet spot in the middle and was headed for possible oblivion. BMW's U.S. importer, Max Hoffman, suggested that the company stuff
Multi-speed transmissions boost fuel economy in most new cars (video)Plain Dealer (blog)

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Cruising Downtown draws classic cars, crowds – The Union Leader

Cruising Downtown draws classic cars, crowds
The Union Leader
Elm Street was blocked off from Bridge Street all the way to Veterans Park, and the entire way lined with cars that were eye-catching for a variety of reasons. There was a 1945 Jeep, completely decked out in Army green and looking ready for service in

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