Archive for November 18th, 2012

Trains, planes and automobiles: How early Fairhaven got around – SouthCoastToday.com

Trains, planes and automobiles: How early Fairhaven got around
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FAIRHAVEN — Taking a ferry to New Bedford, receiving airmail from afar and catching a ride to Mattapoisett by train were all options open to residents in the days before the arrival of I-195. Newspaper archives from 1934 show that even before

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Top 25 reasons to watch ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ on its 25th anniversary – Bradenton Herald


Bradenton Herald
Top 25 reasons to watch 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles' on its 25th anniversary
Bradenton Herald
That's the year John Hughes' "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" opened the day before Thanksgiving. A quarter century later, the brilliant bromance ranks as a Turkey Day viewing tradition rivaled only by parades (not really) and football (depending on

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France updates 2013 Cup car packages – FOXSports.com


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France updates 2013 Cup car packages
FOXSports.com
Questions on the “Gen 6” cars dominated the conversation. France says that input from the fans' desire to reignite manufacturer rivalries contributed to the new car and greater identification with the vehicles. “Obviously, the car manufacturers like
NASCAR unveils new look for 2013 Sprint Cup carCBSSports.com (blog)
CUP: '13 Sprint Cup Car Is 'Gen-Six'Fox News
NASCAR to place driver names on windshield to help fans identify carsSportingNews.com
USA TODAY –SB Nation
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Making sense of new-car warranties – Chicago Tribune

Making sense of newcar warranties
Chicago Tribune
All new cars come with warranties, from comprehensive bumper-to-bumper policies to those that cover specific components like seat belts or catalytic converters. In all, a car can leave the dealership with 10 or more warranties — which can be a mess

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Two years after its IPO, GM confronts fresh challenges – Boston Globe


Boston Globe
Two years after its IPO, GM confronts fresh challenges
Boston Globe
Sunday marks the anniversary of GM's initial public stock offering in November 2010. The company has made money for 11 straight quarters, piling up more than $16 billion in profits. Its cars and trucks are selling for good prices. And sales are strong
News Summary: 2 years after IPO, GM thrivingBoston.com

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NASCAR chairman says social media policy evolved – USA TODAY


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NASCAR chairman says social media policy evolved
USA TODAY
3:08PM EST November 17. 2012 – HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Despite its ban on smartphones in cars, NASCAR chairman Brian France re-emphasized the sport's commitment to showcasing social media and technology Saturday, promising digital cockpits as early
NASCAR to place driver names on windshield to help fans identify carsSportingNews.com
France Dishes On Dirt, New Cars, Tweets, MoreRacinToday.com
Saturday Notebook: Telemetry, dirt racing may be part of NASCAR's futureSuperior Telegram

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Op-ed: We should stop waging a war on cars – The Seattle Times


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Op-ed: We should stop waging a war on cars
The Seattle Times
Op-ed: We should stop waging a war on cars. For several decades, the politically correct thinking has been that people should ride transit, walk or bike instead of driving a car. The car is not the problem, writes guest columnist Bruce L. Nurse. By

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2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview – Washington Post


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2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview
Washington Post
It's that time of year again: auto show season. With most of the biggest and best events of the year lined up over the next six months, we'll be seeing the best of the industry's new offerings as well as concepts for what's to come. The 2012 Los
Sneak a peek at the cars of the 2012 LA Auto ShowCNET
Fiat 500: The electric car will be as tasty as Belgian chocolateMirror.co.uk
It's Electric! Fiat Teases the 500eCars.com News (blog)
Nitrobahn –On Cars India –Cars UK
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What’s With All the Funny Cars in Austin This Weekend? – The Atlantic Wire


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What's With All the Funny Cars in Austin This Weekend?
The Atlantic Wire
They occasionally turn right, for one. The biggest difference is probably the cars. Nascar cars look like, well, cars. They look like something really, really ugly you might see on the street, whereas Formula 1 cars look like rocket ships. On top of
Slideshow: F1 brings powerful cars, people and parties to AustinAustin Business Journal
Tech powers F1 cars in AustinCNET
F1 cars burn rubber on COTA track for Friday practiceYNN, Your News Now
Houston Chronicle –The National –CultureMap Austin
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In NH town, kids grow up fast racing stock cars – Boston Globe

In NH town, kids grow up fast racing stock cars
Boston Globe
GROVETON, N.H. — Jenna Randall is revving her viper-red 1998 Chevy Cavalier at the starting line of a 200-lap derby called the Frostbite Enduro. Three dozen brightly colored stock cars roar on all sides, most of their drivers adults. She is not one of

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