Archive for October 5th, 2012

Little Ferry Library display offers glimpse of old-time automobiles – NorthJersey.com


NorthJersey.com
Little Ferry Library display offers glimpse of old-time automobiles
NorthJersey.com
LITTLE FERRY – The beauty of American automotive design from the early part of the 20th century is a rare sight nowadays on roadways. But a new display of die cast banks at the Little Ferry Public Library offers a glimpse into yesteryear's automobiles.

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Smoother dashboard typefaces might enhance driver safety – MIT News

Smoother dashboard typefaces might enhance driver safety
MIT News
Typeface aficionados perceive major differences among fonts that look broadly similar to the rest of us. Now an MIT study suggests that when it comes to the typefaces used on auto dashboards, such differences might not be just an aesthetic matter, but

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Darrell Huckaby: Car poor and running out of luck – Rockdale Citizen

Darrell Huckaby: Car poor and running out of luck
Rockdale Citizen
I was raised in a house that had four rooms and now I own five automobiles. It's a great country, isn't it? The fact of the matter is that the Huckaby family is just about car poor — and has been for a while now. If you are out there and have several

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Brazil Bids for New Auto Investment – Wall Street Journal

Brazil Bids for New Auto Investment
Wall Street Journal
Brazil on Thursday unveiled new tax breaks for corporate investment in automotive science, technology and fuel efficiency that are designed to boost the nation's car industry, which accounts for around 20% of economic output. The government wants the

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Daytona, Talladega may get juicier with 2013 Cup cars – USA TODAY

Daytona, Talladega may get juicier with 2013 Cup cars
USA TODAY
Nate Ryan, USA TODAY SportsShare. Comments. 2012-10-4 robin pemberton talladega test. Robin Pemberton, vice president of competition for NASCAR, says of the 2013 Sprint Cup model: 'our main concern is how the cars draft and react in the draft.

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Can Electric Cars Go to A Better Place?. – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Can Electric Cars Go to A Better Place?.
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The sidelining of Better Place founder Shai Agassi by the electric vehicle company's highlights an uncomfortable truth for the electric vehicle industry: as long as batteries remain so expensive, it will take much longer than many hoped for the
Better Place Names Evan Thornley Global CEOHybrid Cars News
Can Thornley electrocute petrol power?Climate Spectator
Better Place CEO Agassi replacedHouston Chronicle

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Cary Estes: NASCAR rolling out new car models with true distinction between … – SI.com


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Cary Estes: NASCAR rolling out new car models with true distinction between
SI.com
After several years of trotting out a generically designed car that did not truly differentiate between a Ford and a Chevrolet and a Toyota and a Dodge, NASCAR officials have decided to return somewhat to the times when the cars that were driven on the
2013 cars 'going in right direction' in draft at 'DegaNascar
Talladega test of 2013 car raises expectations for exciting racingSuperior Telegram
Talladega testing shows the 'dicey' 2013 cars have potential to provide The Huntsville Times – al.com

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Car Art show rumbles into Garfield – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Car Art show rumbles into Garfield
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
A beat-up, custom-painted '76 Cutlass at the corner of Penn Avenue and Winebiddle Street in Garfield was Jason Sauer's recruitment vehicle on a recent road trip with his wife, Nina, and son, Rowdy. They towed the car on a trailer from Pittsburgh to

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A vintage salute to actor who proclaimed ’10-4′ – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
A vintage salute to actor who proclaimed '10-4'
Los Angeles Times
His 1968 Dodge Coronet has the Pasadena Police Department logo on its doors and old-fashioned squad car lights on its roof. But it was the Los Angeles Police Department escort that prompted drivers to stop. The Coronet was one of 30 vintage police cars

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Opinions wanted: Is E-smoking in the car a better alternative? – About – News & Issues

Opinions wanted: Is E-smoking in the car a better alternative?
About – News & Issues
Lady smoking in car I get a lot of pitches from public relations firms for stories that have little or nothing to do with cars. (Lazy and/or novice PR folks like to spam the About.com guides, presumably so they can tell their clients they contacted 750

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