Archive for September, 2013

Why Self-Driving Cars are Years Away – Motley Fool

Why Self-Driving Cars are Years Away
Motley Fool
Google's Eric Schmidt, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin pose with one of the company's self-driving cars. Note the cumbersome sensor unit on the roof. Mass-produced self-driving cars will have sensors integrated into the car's body. Photo credit: Google.

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Cursing works on cars, less so on computers – TheNewsTribune.com

Cursing works on cars, less so on computers
TheNewsTribune.com
I give you fair warning: I am neither a mechanical nor an electronic genius. Neither are you if you're not one of those strange people who deeply understands a car or a computer. Let's face it: Most of us have about as much chance of fixing our cars

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Selling cars isn’t getting any easier – Automotive News

Selling cars isn't getting any easier
Automotive News
If you worked for the factory, you ran lots of ads on TV and in newspapers and magazines. If you had a dealership, you used a little direct mail plus lots of newspaper ads and some local TV and radio. Then you sort of sat back and waited for folks to

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Curious check out electric and hybrid cars on National Plug In Day at Lake … – Orlando Sentinel


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Curious check out electric and hybrid cars on National Plug In Day at Lake
Orlando Sentinel
Josephine Carey peeks inside a custom solar-electric car parked at Lake Eola Park on Sunday, part of a display of electric and hybrid cars in celebration of National Plug In Day. Several of the cars were available for a "ride and drive" at the event
National Plug In Day teaches public about electric carsYNN

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7 cars get top rating in high-tech safety test – News Sentinel


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7 cars get top rating in high-tech safety test
News Sentinel
Seven new midsize cars and SUVs from the 2013 and 2014 model years earned “superior” ratings in a new test of high-tech safety features designed to prevent front-end crashes. Another six got “advanced” ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway 
The Next Step to Driverless CarsABC News (blog)
3 On Your Side: Cars Rated With Collision Avoidance TechnologyCBS Local
Crash-avoidance tech rated as safest “smart cars” namedSlashGear
Reuters –Investorplace.com
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Fiat 500L: car review – The Guardian


The Guardian
Fiat 500L: car review
The Guardian
It's the adorable city car that revolutionised urban motoring with its unmatched combination of retro chic, metrosexual attention to dinky detailing and honest practicality. By updating its classic Cinquecento – that miniature darling of the 50s – so

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Week In Review: Lawsuits, Suspensions, and Pricing – automotive.com (blog)


automotive.com (blog)
Week In Review: Lawsuits, Suspensions, and Pricing
automotive.com (blog)
Fall is here, with the changing of the leaves, cooling temperatures, and auto show season right around the corner. As the year comes to a close, we understand that your time becomes more strained and valuable. This week brought us some surprising news, 

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1985 GMC Caballero – $12,000

1985 GMC Caballero

This American classic currently has 98,600 original miles and in great mechanical condition
Two tone Gold and Tan exterior and with a matching Tan cloth interior
Equipped with a 4…

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1985 Mercedes Benz 380SL Import Classic – $16,500

1985 Mercedes Benz 380SL

An import classic currently with 56,383 miles and mechanically sound
White exterior with two tone Brown and Tan leather interior
Equipped with a V8 automatic transmission

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1984 Mercedes Benz 380 SL Convertible Import Classic – $16,500

1984 Mercedes Benz 380 SL

All Original with Soft and Hard Tops
V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission
72,000 Miles
Brown Exterior, and Brown Comfortable Leather Interior
Original Owner, G…

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