Archive for October 29th, 2012

Government joining quest for automated automobiles – Columbus Dispatch


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Government joining quest for automated automobiles
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WASHINGTON — The government will launch a research initiative in the next few weeks to determine the safety and reliability of technologies that enable cars to drive themselves, an Obama administration safety official said last week. Automated

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Check Out John Hughes’ Hilarious ‘Planes, Trains And Automobiles’ On Blu-ray … – Starpulse.com


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Check Out John Hughes' Hilarious 'Planes, Trains And Automobiles' On Blu-ray
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Planes trains and automobiles. Were it not for its profanity-laden opening scenes, John Hughes' "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" might have been suitable family entertainment: certainly it's heaps less violent and mean-spirited than Hughes' Home Alone.

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Can the new Dart give Dodge a sexy Italian accent? CNET On Cars, Episode 5 – CNET

Can the new Dart give Dodge a sexy Italian accent? CNET On Cars, Episode 5
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Seldom have I received so much email asking me to check out a new car than I have for the new Dodge Dart. So here it is, in this episode, a very promising car with one big flaw in the configuration they sent us. Stay on it, Dodge, you're that close to

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Review of Homeland ‘New Car Smell’ – The Independent (blog)


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Review of Homeland 'New Car Smell'
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Review of Homeland 'New Car Smell'. By Charles Reynolds · Arts; Sunday, 28 October 2012 at 11:00 pm. Tweet · Homeland 4 300×225 Review of Homeland New Car Smell. (Channel 4). SPOILERS: Do not read this if you have not seen episode 4, series 2 of
Homeland Season 2 Episode 4 Review – New Car SmellIBTimes.co.uk
Hopping off the "Homeland" bandwagon?Newsradio 620 (blog)
Homeland Recap: The Ball Game Is OverVulture

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Honda Cuts Profit Forecast as Chinese Shun Japanese Cars – Bloomberg

Honda Cuts Profit Forecast as Chinese Shun Japanese Cars
Bloomberg
Honda Motor Co. (7267), Japan's third- largest carmaker, cut its full-year profit forecast after Chinese consumers shunned Japanese brands amid a territorial dispute between Asia's two-biggest economies. The shares fell. Net income will probably reach

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Fewer cars being hit by gas-guzzler tax – USA TODAY

Fewer cars being hit by gas-guzzler tax
USA TODAY
Advancing engine technology now is making it possible to produce cars that are more powerful but also more fuel efficient — enough to avoid being subject to the federal tax that tacks up to $1,000 to $7,700 onto the price of new vehicles with very low

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Special-edition Hot Wheels Camaro rolling out – USA TODAY


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Special-edition Hot Wheels Camaro rolling out
USA TODAY
Hot Wheels' chief designer Felix Holst took the first of the cars out for hot laps and sat down with David Ross, Chevy's design chief for performance and specialty cars. The grown men looked like kids with new toys when they sat down at GM's Milford
Chevrolet to make a Hot Wheels version of the CamaroLos Angeles Times

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People like their cars, a fact that Portland planners must take into account – OregonLive.com


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People like their cars, a fact that Portland planners must take into account
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cars.JPG Portland sometimes struggles to find the right balance between car use and alternative modes of transportation. Striking the balance will require tough choices as population and housing density increase. Michael Lloyd/The Oregonian. Somewhere

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