Archive for September 29th, 2012

2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas review notes – AutoWeek

2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas review notes
AutoWeek
EXECUTIVE EDITOR BOB GRITZINGER: While there seems to be little difference in drive quality other than power between this and a standard-issue regular unleaded-burning Civic, the bigger problem is that this 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas is a car that

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2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS drive review – AutoWeek

2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS drive review
AutoWeek
Straight from the editors of Autoweek, shopautoweek.com provides car-shopping data and tools to help enthusiasts and casual shoppers choose the perfect ride. Find Your Car. Browse new, used and certified pre-owned vehicles. START SHOPPING

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Carmakers’ digital problem: Smartphones now rival automobiles as the default … – Economic Times


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Carmakers' digital problem: Smartphones now rival automobiles as the default
Economic Times
Smartphones now rival automobiles as the default symbol of adulthood, and the portals to the world beyond home and school. Electronic technology competes ever more for the younger generation's disposable income. In Pics: Paris Auto Show · BMW cars at
Carmakers Try to Figure Out the New GenerationNew York Times
Auto Expo 2012: New Cars Announced but with No Much SpecialtiesAEG India

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Planes, Trains And Automobiles Gets A 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Release – Cinema Blend


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Planes, Trains And Automobiles Gets A 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Release
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I literally grew up with Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, a movie that came out two months after my birth, and that became funnier and more meaningful as I grew up to understand the ramifications of Candy's character, Del's, situation and how he just

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One Big Step for Tesla, One Giant Leap for EV’s – New York Times


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One Big Step for Tesla, One Giant Leap for EV's
New York Times
AUTOMAKERS have a favored buzzword for promoting important new models: game-changer. Excuse me, but the game is not so easily changed. Put simply, the automobile has not undergone a fundamental change in design or use since Henry Ford rolled

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11 New Car Technologies From Paris That Will Change The Way We Drive – Jalopnik


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11 New Car Technologies From Paris That Will Change The Way We Drive
Jalopnik
11 New Car Technologies From Paris That Will Change The Way We Drive If this year's Paris Motor Show taught us anything, it's that in a European market struggling with a crippling downturn, it's best to look toward the future. Let's check out some of
2012 Paris: Ferrari Shows Off Carbon Fiber Chassis of Enzo SuccessorMotorTrend Magazine
Paris 2012: This is the Next Ferrari Enzo's Carbon Fiber/Kevlar BodyshellAutomobile Magazine
FERRARI SHOWCASES COMPLETE RANGE OF NEW-GENERATION MODELS 3D Car Shows
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Electric cars: Ready to plug in? – Chicago Tribune

Electric cars: Ready to plug in?
Chicago Tribune
If you're considering a new car purchase, an electric car might be worthy of consideration for the first time since the Turkey Trot was a national craze. While the thought of never visiting a gas station again holds appeal, there are things to consider

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Why new auto pacts could give Big Three competitive edge – National Post


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Why new auto pacts could give Big Three competitive edge
National Post
The Canadian Auto Workers union argues the agreements it has reached with the Detroit Three has made the automakers more competitive and could attract future investments to this country. The Detroit Three entered the negotiations with the goal of
U.S. Auto Retreat Poised to End With Canadian Labor PactsBloomberg
Canadian Auto Union Reaches Deal With ChryslerNPR
Canadian auto industry stands at the crossroadsGlobe and Mail
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New Connecticut law designed to ensure used car safety checks (document) – New Haven Register

New Connecticut law designed to ensure used car safety checks (document)
New Haven Register
Used-car dealerships will have some more paperwork to fill out, thanks to a new motor vehicle law that takes effect Monday. Used-car dealers now must sign off on a standardized form that clearly identifies items that under existing state law must be

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Is a 1000-mile drive bad for breaking in a new car? – Chicago Tribune

Is a 1000-mile drive bad for breaking in a new car?
Chicago Tribune
I am contemplating buying a new vehicle 1,000 miles from home and driving it back over two to three days. I'm worried that this is a bad way to break in my new engine. Am I right? Relax, take a few precautions (and some side roads) and enjoy the

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