Archive for October 4th, 2012

Driven: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is well rounded tourer – Examiner.com


Car and Driver
Driven: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is well rounded tourer
Examiner.com
Our test car had the top engine choice, a 348 horsepower 3.8 liter DOHC GDI V6 and a new 8-speed automatic transmission. View slideshow: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Touring. The restyled Genesis Coupe gets the latest version of the brand's “Fluidic”
Hyundai to bring Cosworth-tuned Genesis Coupe to SEMA showAutoWeek

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Nissan Recalls 2417 Trucks And SUVs Because Of Defective Wheel Hubs – Newsome Law (blog)


Newsome Law (blog)
Nissan Recalls 2417 Trucks And SUVs Because Of Defective Wheel Hubs
Newsome Law (blog)
Automobiles have specific standards for all parts that must be adhered to during production, and in the case of the affected vehicles, those standards were not met. If you're unfamiliar with how a wheel hub works, it basically keeps the front or rear

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NASCAR 2013 car test: New cars more unstable in tandem drafts – SportingNews.com


FOXSports.com
NASCAR 2013 car test: New cars more unstable in tandem drafts
SportingNews.com
The whole purpose of the test Wednesday was to work on a cooling system that would limit drivers' ability to race in that one-car–pushing-another style. Seven teams participated in the test for the new bodies, which are designed to have more
Ricky Stenhouse happy with new 2013 car at Talladega testMotorsport.com
Jeff Burton: 2013 Car TestRotowire

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2013 cars ‘going in right direction’ in draft at ‘Dega – Nascar


The Huntsville Times – al.com
2013 cars 'going in right direction' in draft at 'Dega
Nascar
TALLADEGA, Ala. — Kasey Kahne was running third among the four cars on the track Wednesday at Talladega Superspeedway when Jeff Burton pulled up behind him. The trailing vehicle didn't give the one in front a shove — in fact, the two didn't even touch.
Teams test 2013 Sprint Cup cars at TalladegaCBSSports.com (blog)
NASCAR 2013 car test: New cars more unstable in tandem draftsSportingNews.com
NASCAR turns new cars loose at TalladegaExaminer.com
Rant Sports –The Huntsville Times – al.com
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Detroit’s Joy Ride Is Over – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Daily Beast
Detroit's Joy Ride Is Over
Wall Street Journal (blog)
September's U.S. car and truck sales results are proof that whatever grace period Detroit's auto makers had from competition-as-usual in their home market is over. Certain bullet points from the latest U.S. figures look ugly for the companies formerly
Small cars fuel big sales gains in SeptemberThe Detroit News
Low interest rates and new cars draw buyers in SeptemberWashington Post
Car Sales Roll Ahead in SeptemberDaily Beast
New York Times –San Antonio Express
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Volt expands its lead among rechargeable cars – Detroit Free Press


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Volt expands its lead among rechargeable cars
Detroit Free Press
Nissan, which also added a low-cost lease offer for the Leaf, said designing a sales strategy for electric cars has taken longer than planned. Fisker Automotive said it has sold about 1,500 of its $103,000 plug-in Karma. Buyers in California can now
Keep on open mind on electric carsBaltimore Sun
Volt Has Best Sales Month Yet; Leaf Best Month This YearHybrid Cars News

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Nissan’s Robot Car Finds Its Own Parking Spots – Forbes


Forbes
Nissan's Robot Car Finds Its Own Parking Spots
Forbes
A few minutes later, a Nissan representative clicked a few buttons on his smart phone and the car drove toward him. The idea is that you won't have to find your car in a parking lot in the future. Instead, it will come to you. Overall, it's more

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Chrysler under pressure to offset Fiat losses as bikes outsell new cars in Italy – Detroit Free Press


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Chrysler under pressure to offset Fiat losses as bikes outsell new cars in Italy
Detroit Free Press
As the European economic crisis grows deeper, new-car sales have fallen below bicycle sales in Italy for the first time since World War II, intensifying pressure on Chrysler to make enough money in North America to eclipse the continuing European loss
Strapped Europeans Swap Cars For BikesTIME
Farewell Fiat And Ferrari? Italians Bought More Bikes Than Cars Last YearInternational Business Times
Italian Bicycle Sales Surpass Those of CarsCleanTechnica
GlobalPost –road.cc –Jalopnik
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Record car sales reveal strength of collector automobile market – Los Angeles Times

Record car sales reveal strength of collector automobile market
Los Angeles Times
Here's an example of just how hot the collector car market has become this year. Santa Monica auction house Gooding & Co. has completed its 2012 auction season and reported sales of $189.6 million, an average of $640,635 for each of the 296 cars sold.
Old cars now a very big businessMontreal Gazette

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Why driverless cars have so much more potential than subways – LA Observed

Why driverless cars have so much more potential than subways
LA Observed
Driver-less or autonomous cars, however, change the dynamics of transportation without changing habits or preferences. In addition, they're likely to reduce traffic accidents (and with that, fatalities), and improve traffic congestion (cars could drive
D.L. Stewart: If computers crash, will auto-drivers, too?Florida Today
The Suwannee Scribbler – On driverless carsBranford News
Google Approved to Test Driverless Cars in CaliforniaPBS NewsHour (blog)
Yahoo! News (blog) –The Breeze –Visalia Times-Delta
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