Archive for October 23rd, 2012

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster review notes – AutoWeek

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster review notes
AutoWeek
EXECUTIVE EDITOR ROGER HART: After one of the more hectic Mondays shipping the magazine (something like 40 pages were shipped to the printer) it was terrific to walk out to the parking garage and slip behind the wheel of a supercar. What a way to let

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Planes, trains and automobiles day to support Cornwall Air Ambulance – This is The West Country

Planes, trains and automobiles day to support Cornwall Air Ambulance
This is The West Country
Big boys toys is the name of the game this weekend as on Sunday, October 28, Cornwall Air Ambulance hosts "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" at Newquay Airport. Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust projects co-ordinator, Nicole Hawkesford said “If you've ever

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Trivone re-launches auto portal WheelsUnplugged – New York Daily News

Trivone re-launches auto portal WheelsUnplugged
New York Daily News
The portal will also leverage social websites to draw automobile aficionados, users, experts and manufacturers to its digital platform with news, views and analysis for taking well-informed decisions by stakeholders. "Our game plan is to make the

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Beijing Hyundai Motor Gains Competitive Edge in China Automobile Market – Arirang News

Beijing Hyundai Motor Gains Competitive Edge in China Automobile Market
Arirang News
With two time shifts, production is in full swing and is capable of producing more than one million automobiles a year. Or one car every 52 seconds. [Interview : Wang Zhiwei, Employee Beijing Hyundai Motor Company] "I have a lot of pride working for a

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Homeland "New Car Smell" Review: The Beginning of the End or the End of the … – TV.com (blog)


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Homeland "New Car Smell" Review: The Beginning of the End or the End of the
TV.com (blog)
For the rest of us, we got the final moments of "New Car Smell," a series-ending turn of events that can't possibly actually be a series-ending turn of events because we're only on Episode 4 of Season 2. But damned if that couldn't have been the final
'Homeland' Recap: New Car Smell (Season 2, Episode 4)Starpulse.com (blog)
'Homeland' episode 2.04: 'New Car Smell'Washington Post
'Homeland' Episode 4 recap, 'New Car Smell'Baltimore Sun (blog)
Diamondback Online (blog) –Crave Online –Zap2it.com (blog)
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VW Shifts Cars to China, Expands in Brazil to Offset Weak Europe – Businessweek


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VW Shifts Cars to China, Expands in Brazil to Offset Weak Europe
Businessweek
VW has reined in production in Europe to avoid building up inventories of unsold cars, Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn said today at the Sao Paulo motor show. To bolster plant usage in its home region, the Wolfsburg, Germany-based company
Compact VW SUV Could Be UnderwayHybrid Cars News
Nissan showing Extrem new crossover in São PauloAutoblog (blog)
Brazilian Bombshell: Nissan Extrem Concept CUV Revealed Ahead of Sao MotorTrend Magazine
AutoExpress –The Detroit News –INAUTONEWS
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Men vs. Women: Finding Our Cars in Big Parking Lots – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Men vs. Women: Finding Our Cars in Big Parking Lots
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Men and women use different spatial memory techniques to find their cars in crowded parking lots, says a study published in Applied Cognitive Psychology. The research showed women relied more on visible landmarks and took substantial detours, while

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Autonomous cars will arrive within 10 years, Intel CTO says – Computerworld

Autonomous cars will arrive within 10 years, Intel CTO says
Computerworld
Computerworld – BARCELONA — Intel CTO Justin Rattner predicts that driverless cars will be available within 10 years and that buyers by then will increasingly be more interested in a vehicle's internal technology than the quality of its engine. Intel

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Americans buying fewer new cars over a lifetime, research suggests – NBCNews.com (blog)


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Americans buying fewer new cars over a lifetime, research suggests
NBCNews.com (blog)
Chalk another one up for the recession and how it has altered life in America. New analysis by the automotive research firm Polk shows Americans can now expect to buy fewer new cars during their lifetime. On average, we'll buy almost four fewer new

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Acura, BMW and Cadillac eye Brazil’s luxury car market – Chicago Tribune

Acura, BMW and Cadillac eye Brazil's luxury car market
Chicago Tribune
Chief Executive Takanobu Ito announced the arrival of Acura at the Sao Paulo auto show, where Honda was not the only company eyeing a luxury car market that has grown nearly sevenfold in five years. "The rich are becoming richer in Brazil," General

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