Archive for October 5th, 2013

988 Chevrolet Camaro American Classic – $16,500

1988 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Convertible

5.7 Liter V8 original engine, Automatic Transmission
Only 40,000 miles on the car
Red Exterior, Grey Interior
Stock Cassette, AM FM Stereo

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1969 Ford Mustang High Performance in Muskego, WI – $41,000

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Pro Touring

This is an original Mach 1. Originally a 351 FMX automatic vehicle. Custom built engine. The transmission is a Ford Toploader wide-ratio four-speed and will handle the torqu…

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Musk defends Tesla Model S safety after company review of fire – Automotive News

Musk defends Tesla Model S safety after company review of fire
Automotive News
LOS ANGELES (Bloomberg) — Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., defended the safety of the company's flagship Model S sedan after a fire involving one of the cars raised questions about its lithium ion battery pack. A Model S driven in Kent, Washington

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KFC’s Go Cups Target 83% Of Automobiles – MediaPost Communications

KFC's Go Cups Target 83% Of Automobiles
MediaPost Communications
Catering to our anti-Zen taste for mindless eating, KFC has launched Go Cup, a plastic container that holds five varieties of munchable delectables and will purportedly fit snugly within 83% of the cup holders nested in the American Consumer's automobile.

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New car sales hit five-year high – The Guardian


The Guardian
New car sales hit five-year high
The Guardian
Car sales jumped in September to record the strongest monthly figures in more than five years as the automotive industry underlined its importance to the UK's economic recovery. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) sales 
UK New Car Registrations Hit Five-Year High in SeptemberWall Street Journal
UK car registrations hit five-year high in SeptemberTelegraph.co.uk
New car sales race ahead to 400000Belfast Telegraph
WalesOnline –The Independent –Reuters UK
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Miriam Carey Was in Car When Police Fired, Official Says – New York Times


New York Daily News
Miriam Carey Was in Car When Police Fired, Official Says
New York Times
Initially, Ms. Carey was thought to have gotten out of the car when she was shot on Thursday afternoon. Early accounts of such events are often inaccurate, however, and on Friday, new details emerged about the shooting and the woman who was killed.
Woman killed in Capitol Hill car chase ID'd as new momWSB Atlanta
Friends shocked by mom's Capitol rampageNew York Post
Capitol shooting: Slaim mom thought Obama put her life on TVNew York Daily News
Minneapolis Star Tribune –New Hampshire Public Radio –Boing Boing
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Miriam Carey, identified Capitol Hill car chase driver, was taken for mental … – CBS News


Washington Post
Miriam Carey, identified Capitol Hill car chase driver, was taken for mental
CBS News
A woman who multiple law enforcement sources identified as the driver who ran her car into a White House barrier Thursday and died after a subsequent car chase and police shooting around the U.S. Capitol was taken for a mental-health evaluation after
Car Chase, White House to Capitol, Has Fatal EndNew York Times
Driver killed after car chase from White House to CapitolWashington Post
Woman Killed in Capitol Shooting Had Ties to CT, NYC: SourcesNBC New York
New York Post –14 News WFIE Evansville
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New Details Emerge On Woman Shot After Capitol Hill Car Chase – NPR

New Details Emerge On Woman Shot After Capitol Hill Car Chase
NPR
The car chase ended with a shootout that left the woman, Miriam Carey, dead. Carey's family positively identified her body this afternoon. And to learn more about her background, we're joined by NPR's Laura Sullivan. And, Laura, first, what have you

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Elon Musk defends Tesla electric car after fire – USA TODAY


Los Angeles Times
Elon Musk defends Tesla electric car after fire
USA TODAY
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, never shy about personally blogging in defense of his company's electric car, has taken to the Web against in reaction to fallout over a video showing a Model S that caught on fire. Musk's reaction comes as Tesla shares fell 
Tesla's Elon Musk defends Model S electric car after fireLos Angeles Times
Biz Break: Elon Musk says Model S fire proves Teslas are safer than gas San Jose Mercury News
Musk: Gas Cars Five-Times More Likely To Catch Fire Than Tesla Model SHybrid Cars News
4-traders (press release) –TriValley Central –ExtremeTech
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Gas price drop renews interest in thirstier cars – USA TODAY


Washington Post
Gas price drop renews interest in thirstier cars
USA TODAY
Following months of steady gains, the average fuel economy for 2013 light-duty vehicles sold in the U.S. dipped in September, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute — who calculate average 
Auto Industry Exceeds Low Expectations: Good News, Bad News For Fuel Washington Post

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