Archive for September 3rd, 2012

New Mercedes-Benz B200 CDI: review – Cars Guide


Cars Guide
New Mercedes-Benz B200 CDI: review
Cars Guide
Peter Barnwell road tests and reviews the new Mercedes-Benz B200 CDi with specs and fuel economy. We love the term "democratisation of safety" coined by Mercedes-Benz to describe the trickle down effect of automotive safety equipment. You see

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Arnold Clark Automobiles purchases John R. Weir dealerships – Car Dealer Magazine


Car Dealer Magazine
Arnold Clark Automobiles purchases John R. Weir dealerships
Car Dealer Magazine
ONE of Scotland's best-known car and commercial vehicle dealerships has been sold to Arnold Clark Automobiles for an undisclosed sum. The John R. Weir Group has been purchased by Arnold Clark and the sale includes the group's Mercedes-Benz car

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Maruti Suzuki to increase automation, bring Manesar operations on par with … – Economic Times

Maruti Suzuki to increase automation, bring Manesar operations on par with
Economic Times
be managed through robots," said a senior Hyundai Motor executive. In India, carmakers employ over five workers for every unit rolled out. All automobile and component companies together employ an estimated 1.3 crore workers directly and indirectly.

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Tony Stewart looking for new sponsor in 2013 – Yahoo! Sports

Tony Stewart looking for new sponsor in 2013
Yahoo! Sports
Like many NASCAR teams, Stewart-Haas finds itself in a challenging position to line up financial support. Its second car, the No. 39 driven by Ryan Newman, lost its primary sponsor when the U.S. Army announced this would be its final season in the sport.

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Inspecting new car gadgets – Stuff.co.nz

Inspecting new car gadgets
Stuff.co.nz
Walk into a newcar showroom these days and it's not just the salesman who may be overbearing. Cars loaded with technology and bursting with acronyms can baffle would-be buyers rather than make motoring easier. And with more than 50 brands trying to

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European NCAP crowns Volvo V40 safest new car ever tested – Autoblog (blog)

European NCAP crowns Volvo V40 safest new car ever tested
Autoblog (blog)
One of the safest cars ever built will not be sold in the United States. The Euro NCAP, similar to our National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, put the all-new 2013 Volvo V40 through a battery of crash tests and found that it is one of the

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2013 Volvo V40 is the safest new car ever tested by NCAP – eGMCarTech

2013 Volvo V40 is the safest new car ever tested by NCAP
eGMCarTech
The new 2013 Volvo V40 has received the top rating of 5-stars in Euro NCAP collision tests and has received an overall result as the best ever recorded by the institute. “A fantastic result. We are very proud to have one of the world's safest cars and

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Data Show a City’s Car Sharing May Be Working, but Doubts Persist – New York Times

Data Show a City's Car Sharing May Be Working, but Doubts Persist
New York Times
At the beginning of the program, 42 of the city's roughly 9,000 on-street spaces were sacrificed to a city car-sharing program, known as Corner Cars, leading many residents to decry the arrival of new vehicles on their blocks, where claims to curbside

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VIDEO: Cars get airborne in first corner at Spa F1 race – Yahoo! Sports (blog)


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VIDEO: Cars get airborne in first corner at Spa F1 race
Yahoo! Sports (blog)
Romain Grosjean's car catapulted over two others, including points leader Fernando Alonso, as the field entered the first turn of Sunday's Formula 1 Bengian Grand Prix at Spa. In the series' first race in 35 days, Grosjean initially triggered the crash
Alonso: Ferrari "slowest" of top carsYahoo! Eurosport UK

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Train derails on S’west Side, knocking freight into back yard – Chicago Sun-Times


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Train derails on S'west Side, knocking freight into back yard
Chicago Sun-Times
Story Image. At the home at 2336 S. 83rd street, several railroad cars from the multi-car train derailment fell in the yard of a homeowner located near 83rd and Maplewood in Chicago on Sept 2, 2012. | Al Podgorski. storyidforme: 36302758 tmspicid
Freight train cars derail in Chicago, no injuriesFox News

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