Archive for June, 2013

Week in Review: Three Small Cars, a Big Truck, and America’s Sports Car – automotive.com


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Week in Review: Three Small Cars, a Big Truck, and America's Sports Car
automotive.com
It's been a busy week. Between heading out to New York City, Detroit, Detroit again, and a few other spots back around our Southern California home base, we've been driving all sorts of new vehicles the automakers have in store for the buying public.

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ArcelorMittal aims to drive demand for steel with new car door – nwitimes.com

ArcelorMittal aims to drive demand for steel with new car door
nwitimes.com
ArcelorMittal researchers, including engineers at the company's research and development center in East Chicago, spent three years working on the new lightweight car door, which weighs 27 percent less than existing steel car doors. The steelmaker

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NYC Woman Who Led Car Theft Ring Convicted In New Jersey – KYW Newsradio

NYC Woman Who Led Car Theft Ring Convicted In New Jersey
KYW Newsradio
Prosecutors say Kantete, known as “the Lady,” employed people who bought stolen and carjacked vehicles from thieves operating in northern Jersey and New York. She then had individuals “retag” the vehicles by placing new vehicle identification numbers 

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Five of the ‘official’ classic cars of summer – Fox News

Five of the 'official' classic cars of summer
Fox News
Summer is here in full-swing, and who wants to be insulated from it with air conditioning, satellite radio, pollen filters and dual-pane windows? Nope, you want to be smelling the exhaust fumes, listening to the tires chirp and enjoying the sight of a

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The End of Car Culture – New York Times

The End of Car Culture
New York Times
PRESIDENT OBAMA'S ambitious goals to curb the United States' greenhouse gas emissions, unveiled last week, will get a fortuitous assist from an incipient shift in American behavior: recent studies suggest that Americans are buying fewer cars, driving

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Recalls this week: Cars and chicken dip – MiamiHerald.com


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Recalls this week: Cars and chicken dip
MiamiHerald.com
Cars from Honda and Ford and blue cheese chicken dip are among this week's recalled consumer products. Here's a more detailed look: HONDA. DETAILS: Honda is urging the owners of more than 686,000 Fit and Jazz subcompacts worldwide to park them 
Recalls this week include cars and chicken dipMinneapolis Star Tribune
Honda Recalls 143000 Fits for Fire HazardCNBC.com

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Cars Overheat As Accident Leaves One Dead On 14 Freeway – KTLA

Cars Overheat As Accident Leaves One Dead On 14 Freeway
KTLA
The accident, as well as a second crash involving cars in the backup, shut down several lanes for hours. Only one northbound lane remained open after the accident, authorities said. All lanes were reopened by 5 p.m.. As many as 30 vehicles overheated

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Pittsburgh Parking Authority sold 1068 unclaimed, seized cars at auction – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Parking Authority sold 1068 unclaimed, seized cars at auction
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Prospective bidders look over vehicles that will be auctioned. About once every two months, McGann & Chester, which has the contract to tow cars for the city's parking authority, auctions unclaimed vehicles to the public. That includes those impounded

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Titusville police unveil new patrol cars – WFTV Orlando

Titusville police unveil new patrol cars
WFTV Orlando
The Titusville Police Department has unveiled its new patrol cars that are set to hit the streets in July. The department's ten new vehicles are Chevrolet Caprices, which are currently being made only for law enforcement use. The cars feature a new

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Local Veterinarian Recommends To Not Leave Pets in Hot Cars – WHSV

Local Veterinarian Recommends To Not Leave Pets in Hot Cars
WHSV
Harrisonburg, Va.—A local veterinarian recommends pet owners to refrain from leaving pets in the car during the summer months because it can be deadly. Veterinary Emergency Services Dr. Julia Carson said there are some visible consequences.

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