Archive for October 18th, 2012

2013 Mazda CX-5 impresses on and off road – Examiner.com

2013 Mazda CX-5 impresses on and off road
Examiner.com
The seats feel as if they were lifted from a sports car. They had aggressive bolstering that held you tight, even with the slippery leather trim. Adjustments and position were near perfect, offering a commanding SUV-like view. Due to the high seating

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Pair of majestic Duesenbergs top RM’s $10.7 million Hershey sale – Art Daily

Pair of majestic Duesenbergs top RM's $10.7 million Hershey sale
Art Daily
RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, continued its strong track record in Hershey, Pennsylvania last week (October 11–12), generating more than $10.7 million in total sales with a remarkable
Antique car brings nearly $1.3M in HersheyLebanon Daily News

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Nissan to launch the first steer-by-wire system in mass produced automobiles … – The Verge


San Francisco Chronicle
Nissan to launch the first steer-by-wire system in mass produced automobiles
The Verge
According to Reuters, Nissan has announced plans to introduce a new "steer-by-wire" system in its Infiniti line of automobiles by the next model year. This will be the first time that a steer-by-wire system will be available in a mass produced automobile.
Nissan to offer drive-by-wire technology on select Infiniti modelsGizmag
Nissan to Introduce Wire-Steered Cars in 2013Reason (blog)
Nissan to offer steer-by-wire systems in some Infinity carsEngadget
Motor Authority –IEEE Spectrum
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FUJITSU TEN Develops "Automotive Compact 77GHz 3D Electronic Scan … – National Post

FUJITSU TEN Develops "Automotive Compact 77GHz 3D Electronic Scan
National Post
Since 2003, a wide variety of frontward, rearward, and front-sideward 77GHz millimeter-wave radars have been developed for passenger cars, and those have been delivered to many automobile manufacturers. This developed product is for frontward

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Nissan’s New Car Tech Will Help You Steer – PC Magazine


MotorTrend Magazine
Nissan's New Car Tech Will Help You Steer
PC Magazine
But in blind tests, drivers said the new system "offers a more direct and realistic feel of the road." "Think of it like the difference between analogue and digital recordings: you get the music without the distortion," Kimura said. If the car loses
2014 Infiniti Models to Get New Steer-By-Wire SystemMotorTrend Magazine
Nissan to install electronic "steer-by-wire" in Infiniti carsChicago Tribune
Nissan shows safety features, electronic steeringHouston Chronicle
Autoblog (blog) –The Car Connection –Gizmag
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Area new car sales up 17 percent through third quarter – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Area new car sales up 17 percent through third quarter
Dallas Morning News (blog)
New car and truck sales in the Dallas-Fort Worth area continue to outperform the economy as a whole, up 17.2 percent through September. Local auto sales have grown throughout the year, and the most recent totals just confirm that momentum. Sales in the

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Statewide new car sales remain strong in third quarter – Modesto Bee


Modesto Bee
Statewide new car sales remain strong in third quarter
Modesto Bee
close. tool goes here. Newvehicle registrations statewide rose 34.2 percent in this year's third quarter compared with the year-ago period, according to the quarterly report released today by the Sacramento-based California New Car Dealers Association.

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New car launches likely to pep up festive sales – Business Standard


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New car launches likely to pep up festive sales
Business Standard
Maruti Suzuki India launched an all new Alto 800 on Tuesday. While the former starts at Rs 17.67 lakh, the latter has been priced even below the existing 800 cc Alto model, starting at Rs 2.44 lakh. Such is the range of new launches during this year's
SsangYong Rexton set to outdo its competition without breaking into sweatCarTrade.com

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Virgin Mary Appears In New Jersey Car Wash According To Employee Alex … – Huffington Post

Virgin Mary Appears In New Jersey Car Wash According To Employee Alex
Huffington Post
Cleanliness is a virtue, especially at one lucky New Jersey car wash where the Virgin Mother herself allegedly appeared Monday in a cloud of smoke. The holy mother's blessed outline materialized in front of Olden Avenue Car Wash attendant Alex Leiva as

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Nissan renders new concept car for Sao Paulo show – Autoblog (blog)


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Nissan renders new concept car for Sao Paulo show
Autoblog (blog)
Be prepared for some real drama from Nissan when Shiro Nakamura, Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd reveals a new concept car at the 27th Sao Paulo International Motor Show (24 October – 4 November).
Nissan teases new sports car concept ahead of Sao Paulo debutTop Speed (blog)
New Nissan concept for Sao PauloAutocar
Nissan Reveals New Concept Car Ahead of 2012 Sao Paulo Auto ShowTheCarDriving (blog)
Carscoop (blog) –Auto123 –ZerCustoms (blog)
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