Archive for January 1st, 2013

2012 In Review: Automotive Failures, Cancelations, Closings, Resignations, And … – Automobile Magazine


Automobile Magazine
2012 In Review: Automotive Failures, Cancelations, Closings, Resignations, And
Automobile Magazine
In addition to reflecting on people who passed away and products that vanished from new-car lots, we scraped through our archives for a list of other automotive-industry entities that died, failed, or were canceled in 2012. We expected many of these

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Infiniti reveals images of its Q50 sedan – Automotive Business Review

Infiniti reveals images of its Q50 sedan
Automotive Business Review
Infiniti, the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Nissan Motors Infiniti has released images of its upcoming Q50 sedan which is expected to be introduced at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show in January. Planned to go on sale in 2014, Q50 will

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In Images: A History of Premier Automobiles – New York Times (blog)


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In Images: A History of Premier Automobiles
New York Times (blog)
A Premier Padmini taxi in Mumbai, in this Dec. 8, 2012 file photo Kuni Takahashi for The New York TimesA Premier Padmini taxi in Mumbai, in this Dec. 8, 2012 file photo. The black and yellow Padmini taxi is as identifiable with Mumbai as the Volkswagen

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Planes, trains and automobiles: A look at 2013 – Chicago Daily Herald

Planes, trains and automobiles: A look at 2013
Chicago Daily Herald
Article updated: 12/31/2012 5:16 AM. Planes, trains and automobiles: A look at 2013. Article; Comments (0) · Photos (1). Will 2013 give rise to cheaper gas and increased flights at O'Hare International Airport after years of scaling back? Daily Herald

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Should You Buy A New Car? – GPB


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Should You Buy A New Car?
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This March the birthday tax and sales tax on new cars and trucks are going away, replaced with a new one-time title tax. But what does that mean for those thinking about buying a vehicle now? It depends on a variety of circumstances. A new state law

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The Year in Cars: What I Drove in 2012 – Forbes


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The Year in Cars: What I Drove in 2012
Forbes
I drove 60 cars in 2012. Driving in 2012 was an exercise in options. (Scroll down to see the list that includes 54 of the new cars that I test drove.) Cars have exited the homogenous era — there's so many ways to do it modern, depending on your taste

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BMW cars to get LTE Wi-Fi – CNET (blog)

BMW cars to get LTE Wi-Fi
CNET (blog)
Audi and Ford include WiFi hotspots in some of their models, but BMW maintains its high-performance reputation by offering an accessory for WiFi at LTE data speeds, the first time a car has boasted this type of connectivity. BMW's LTE adapter snaps

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Court: Parks not liable for bumper-car injuries – OCRegister


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Court: Parks not liable for bumper-car injuries
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SAN FRANCISCO – Amusement parks are not financially responsible for injuries suffered on bumper cars, the California Supreme Court ruled in an opinion published Monday. The high court said people who ride bumper cars under normal conditions
Calif. court: Can't sue park for bumper car injuryUSA TODAY

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Fisker sues insurance company over 338 cars, $33M, lost in Sandy – GigaOM


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Fisker sues insurance company over 338 cars, $33M, lost in Sandy
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Electric car startup Fisker Automotive has filed a lawsuit charging insurance company XL Insurance America with breach of contract for denying coverage of its claim after 338 of its Karma cars were destroyed due to flooding in Superstorm Sandy. The

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Concerns Over Tarmac Storage of Sandy-Damaged Cars – NBC New York


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Concerns Over Tarmac Storage of Sandy-Damaged Cars
NBC New York
Environmentalists are complaining about an old airfield on Long Island being used to store cars damaged by Sandy, citing public health concerns. Town and company officials say there's no threat. Greg Cergol reports. Concerns Over Tarmac Storage.

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