Archive for November 3rd, 2012

Review: 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Review: 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Bond's automotive anachronism can't go unchallenged. The DB5 was a hot piece in its time: the in-line six punched out to 4.0 liters, triple SU carburetors, a German transmission and a superleggera magnesium-alloy body, which is pretty OMG. The

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Advance Auto Parts Said to Hire Blackstone on Review – Businessweek

Advance Auto Parts Said to Hire Blackstone on Review
Businessweek
Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) is working with Blackstone Group LP (BX) to examine strategic options including a potential sale, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The person asked not to be named because the process is private.

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Ford at a crossroads: A review of the auto giant’s week – CTV News


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Ford at a crossroads: A review of the auto giant's week
CTV News
Ford Motor Co. is at a crossroads and we know this because it's been a week of very good and very bad news for Detroit's No. 2 auto company. The good news is that Ford is making money, lots and lots of money. The Dearborn, Mich.-based auto giant just
Mulally keeps on truckin'The Economist (blog)
Ford Promotes Fields to COO As Mulally Stays IndefinitelyBusinessweek

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Planes Trains & Automobiles (Blu-ray) – DVD Talk

Planes Trains & Automobiles (Blu-ray)
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Written and directed by the late John Hughes in 1987 after he himself got involved with a fairly horrible commute, Planes, Trains & Automobiles is, on the surface at least, a pretty simple movie. When it begins, a marketing executive named Neal Page

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A Hybrid Done Right, but Not Without Glitches – New York Times


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A Hybrid Done Right, but Not Without Glitches
New York Times
ELECTRONIC technology can be a double-edge sword, as Ford might attest after recent close shaves. The automaker's glitchy Sync and MyFord Touch infotainment systems — co-developed, unsurprisingly, with Microsoft — have provoked jeremiads from
FORD MOTOR COMPANY : Ford Fusion Launch Ads Show How All-New Sedan 4-traders

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Landing Spot in America Is Elusive for Formula One – New York Times


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Landing Spot in America Is Elusive for Formula One
New York Times
FORMULA ONE racing, the most sophisticated and expensive of all motor sports, but one that has had only mixed success in the United States, returns to this country in two weeks after a five-year absence.

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Europe’s new car market slumps toward 1993 lows – Reuters

Europe's new car market slumps toward 1993 lows
Reuters
Industry data published on Friday showed that France incurred its 12th straight monthly decline in new car registrations, while demand in Spain continued to plummet. Germany may have bucked the trend with an increase of half a percent, but once two

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Romney and Obama collide over Ohio car ads – Los Angeles Times


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Romney and Obama collide over Ohio car ads
Los Angeles Times
Thanks partly to new auto jobs, Ohio's 7% unemployment rate is lower than the national rate, 7.9%. Both Chrysler and GM denounced Romney's ads, a step that no giant corporation would take lightly in the heat of a presidential campaign. Local residents
Why China is critical to US automakers — obvious, right?MSN Autos (blog)

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TABLE-Belgian Oct new car registrations down 1.5 pct – Reuters

TABLE-Belgian Oct new car registrations down 1.5 pct
Reuters
New car registrations Oct 2012 Sep 2012 Oct 2011. Total for the month 41,846 33,660 42,462. Year-on-year change (pct) -1.45 -18.75 -2.54. Year-to-date total 428,579 386,733 483,008. Cumulative change (pct) -11.27 -12.22 +1.14. Figures also showed that

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Sales pick up sharply in October – Creamer Media’s Engineering News


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Sales pick up sharply in October
Creamer Media’s Engineering News
New vehicle sales in October served as proof that it was difficult to make any accurate predictions on the South African new vehicle market. Following a buoyant first eight months, growth in new vehicle sales slowed to a marginal rate of 1.4% in September.
New Vehicle Sales Still in Top GearAllAfrica.com
Car sales still very strongiAfrica.com
Low interest rates jumpstart car salesFin24

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