Archive for September 15th, 2012

Test drive: 2012 Scion iQ – Examiner.com

Test drive: 2012 Scion iQ
Examiner.com
Today we wrapped up our week long review of Scion's newest entry, the 2012 iQ. The iQ is the least expensive model in Toyota's “youth brand” lineup and seeks to bring new customers to their showrooms by offering a small car with a small price and high

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Altima: Sailing Into the Mainstream – New York Times


New York Times
Altima: Sailing Into the Mainstream
New York Times
WHEN Nissan unveiled a new Altima for 2002, it heralded the company's redesign as much as the car's. Nissan's workaholic new leader, Carlos Ghosn, was engineering a remarkably fast turnaround that made him a global auto-industry superstar. And the

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Glenmoor Gathering returns for its 18th year – Canton Repository


Akron Beacon Journal
Glenmoor Gathering returns for its 18th year
Canton Repository
“For this one day, Canton, Ohio, is the center of the car-collector universe,” an automobile enthusiast told David Schultz at the Glenmoor Gathering. He has never forgotten those words. “For one weekend, we've got some of the greatest cars in the world
Bob Dyer: World-class car show to openAkron Beacon Journal

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Lompoc Gets New Car Dealership – KCOY.com

Lompoc Gets New Car Dealership
KCOY.com
LOMPOC—September 14, 2012 — Christopher Zikakis, the Owner and General Manager of Lompoc Honda, today announced that he has signed a Letter of Intent to open a Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Lompoc. The new dealership will be located
New car dealership to open in LompocSanta Maria Times

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As Succession Talk Stirs, Ford Focuses on New Car – New York Times


New York Times
As Succession Talk Stirs, Ford Focuses on New Car
New York Times
Mr. Fields will play a crucial role in a multicity public relations blitz on Tuesday for the new version of the Fusion, a car that has come to symbolize Ford's comeback in the United States in recent years. The Fusion was the third-best-selling midsize

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Friedman-Swift Associates: New Car Buyers Clicking Before They Buy – Sacramento Bee

Friedman-Swift Associates: New Car Buyers Clicking Before They Buy
Sacramento Bee
CINCINNATI, Sept. 13, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — New car buyers keep clicking their way to auto dealership web sites, according to national data released today by Friedman-Swift Associates, an automotive market research firm. Nationally, 40 percent of new

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Amanda Bynes’ Highway to Hell: New Car Accident, Suspended License … – Books & Review


New York Daily News
Amanda Bynes' Highway to Hell: New Car Accident, Suspended License
Books & Review
Amanda Bynes might be taking her new "bad girl" look a little too seriously. TMZ reported Sept. 13 that Bynes was spotted driving around the streets of West Hollywood, while still on a suspended license, and was involved in yet another car accident.
Amanda Bynes 'has new car accident after driving licence is suspended'Digital Spy
Is Amanda Bynes In Even More Trouble After New Photos Of Her In Her Car Nickutopia

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Wilkerson leads Funny Car qualifying in playoffs – SI.com

Wilkerson leads Funny Car qualifying in playoffs
SI.com
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Tim Wilkerson raced to the Funny Car qualifying lead Friday in the O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, the first of six NHRA playoff events. Wilkerson had a run of 4.048 seconds at 309.70 mph in his Ford Mustang at zMAX Dragway.

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Japan’s First New-Vehicle Niche in 50 Years Imitates Cart: Cars – Bloomberg

Japan's First NewVehicle Niche in 50 Years Imitates Cart: Cars
Bloomberg
The ultracompact is set to be Japan's first new vehicle niche in 50 years and an opportunity for the likes of Yoshiro Sugimoto. Town EV, Sugimoto's startup, plans to have the 800,000 yen ($10,000) ZEVe ultracompact on the market in Japan next year.

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Subaru Canada: Winners of the Car Guide’s 2013 Best Buys – Sacramento Bee

Subaru Canada: Winners of the Car Guide's 2013 Best Buys
Sacramento Bee
13, 2012 — The 2013 Subaru BRZ wins Best New Car of the Year, while the 2013 Subaru Outback tops the Crossovers under $50k category. MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ – Subaru Canada, Inc. is delighted to announce that two of its 2013 models

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