Archive for October 8th, 2012

Honda to recall nearly 500000 CR-Vs – Zee News


Zee News
Honda to recall nearly 500000 CR-Vs
Zee News
Tokyo: Japanese automobile giant Honda Motor Co. will recall about 489,000 CR-Vs sold in the US and the Europe over problems in the vehicles' power window switch, Xinhua reported. The company found that rain water may enter the power window switch

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Gunman opens fire at New Jersey car; 2 killed, 3 wounded – Boston Herald


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Gunman opens fire at New Jersey car; 2 killed, 3 wounded
Boston Herald
CAMDEN, N.J. — Authorities say a masked man entered a parked car in a New Jersey city and opened fire on the five young adults inside, killing the driver and a passenger and wounding the other three. Prosecutors say that when the shooting stopped late
Gunman opens fire in New Jersey car; 2 killed, 3 woundedMemphis Commercial Appeal
Masked gunman jumps in car and shoots five people before pushing driver out Daily Mail

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New York Officials Apologize for Billing Man Killed by Cop Car – KMAS


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New York Officials Apologize for Billing Man Killed by Cop Car
KMAS
Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New York City officials are apologizing after sending a letter to a New York man demanding he pay $710 within 10 days for damaging the cop car that struck and killed him during a chase last spring. Tamon Robinson was
Man killed by New York City police car billed for damages to cruiser New Haven Register

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New model a real charmer – Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

New model a real charmer
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
SUBARU'S BRZ is an amazing testament to the power of collaboration. The Japanese company teamed up with big brother Toyota – a natural alliance given the latter owns a 17% stake in Subaru's parent company – to create a sports car that was fun to drive

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Motor sports: ‘Bumper cars at 200 mph’ creates carnage – San Jose Mercury News


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Motor sports: 'Bumper cars at 200 mph' creates carnage
San Jose Mercury News
The championship contenders said Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway would be the wild-card race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. That was an understatement. Talladega delivered yet another "big one" Sunday, when defending NASCAR champion Tony
Kenseth wins when 25-car crash wipes out field on Talladega's last lapDaytona Beach News-Journal
Matt Kenseth wins Talladega as multi-car wreck engulfs fieldNews & Observer
This Insane NASCAR Crash Is Bumper Cars at 200 MPHComplex.com (blog)
San Francisco Chronicle –CBSSports.com (blog) –SportingNews.com
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Car bomb hits Syrian capital, killing at least 1 – Houston Chronicle

Car bomb hits Syrian capital, killing at least 1
Houston Chronicle
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A car bomb exploded Sunday near the police headquarters in central Damascus, killing at least one person and damaging nearby buildings, Syria's state-run news agency said. The blast is the latest in a series of bombings and

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Chevy Sonic-to-Fiat 500 Surge in Big Year for Small Cars – Businessweek

Chevy Sonic-to-Fiat 500 Surge in Big Year for Small Cars
Businessweek
High gasoline prices coupled with the best crop of compact and subcompact cars that the market has ever seen drove a 50 percent increase in sales of small sedans, coupes and wagons last month. Diminutive models were huge for almost every automaker,

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Toyota pitches hybrid cars to home shoppers on HSN – USA TODAY

Toyota pitches hybrid cars to home shoppers on HSN
USA TODAY
2012 – Having seen cosmetics, jewelry and pots and pans hawked on TV infomercials, Toyota took to the home-shopping airwaves Sunday to see if it could drum up interest in its hybrid cars. Toyota officials said they were thrilled with the results

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West Cliff closed to cars in ‘Open Streets’ event – San Jose Mercury News

West Cliff closed to cars in 'Open Streets' event
San Jose Mercury News
SANTA CRUZ — Hundreds of bikers, joggers, dog walkers, stroller pushers, skaters and more became free to roam the width of scenic West Cliff Drive on Sunday as a new nonprofit orchestrated a six-hour closure of the street to cars. West Cliff Drive was

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‘Fantasy cars’ come strolling in – Boston Herald

'Fantasy cars' come strolling in
Boston Herald
“Calling them fantasy cars is not out of line,” said Scott Oldham, editor in chief of Edmunds.com. “You also have to realize Ferrari is owned by Fiat, Masserati is owned by Fiat, Lamborghini is owned by Volkswagen. These aren't little independent car

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