Archive for October 27th, 2013

Week in Review: New Cars and Old Scars – automotive.com (blog)


automotive.com (blog)
Week in Review: New Cars and Old Scars
automotive.com (blog)
Another week of scintillating automotive news has come and gone, leaving us closer to the holidays than we maybe want to admit. This week, we were introduced to the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and given a sneak peek at its all-new interior. Tuesday 

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Alfardan Automobiles 2013 sales jump 25%, sees another record year – Gulf Times


Gulf Times
Alfardan Automobiles 2013 sales jump 25%, sees another record year
Gulf Times
Alfardan Automobiles is confident of achieving another record year after the company posted a 25% increase in sales year to date in 2013 at the closing of the third quarter compared with the same period in 2012. The official BMW Group importer in Qatar

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Dozens of Saudi Arabian women drive cars on day of protest against ban – The Guardian


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Dozens of Saudi Arabian women drive cars on day of protest against ban
The Guardian
More than 60 Saudi women got behind the wheels of their cars as part of a protest against a ban on women driving in the kingdom, activists have claimed. A Saudi professor and campaigner, Aziza Youssef, said the activists have received 13 videos and 
Saudi Women Drive Cars in Small-Scale ProtestSlate Magazine (blog)
Dozens of Saudi Women Drive Cars in ProtestNewser
Small number of Saudi women demonstrate for right to choose — to driveDallas Morning News

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Eight states team up to push electric cars, target 3.3 million sold by 2025 – Engadget


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Eight states team up to push electric cars, target 3.3 million sold by 2025
Engadget
They're also looking into implementing other incentives like off-peak charging rates and reduced tolls. 3.3 million, however, is no joke — according to The New York Times, annual electric car sales is just around 45,000, so the group better have some
8 States Teaming Up to Support Electric CarsNew York Times
States form coalition to support electric carsChristian Science Monitor
Eight governors make zero-emission car pledgeUSA TODAY
Quartz –Sci-Tech Today –NBCNews.com
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Washington’s Metro prepares to enter a new age – Washington Post (blog)


Washington Post (blog)
Washington's Metro prepares to enter a new age
Washington Post (blog)
Late in December, if all goes as planned, a convoy of flatbed trucks will arrive in the District from Nebraska carrying four subway cars — four gleaming, stainless-steel conveyances unlike any seen before in a Metro station. And for a middle-aged

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Show Us Your Car: A genuine Porsche 911police car – USA TODAY

Show Us Your Car: A genuine Porsche 911police car
USA TODAY
Of all the cars we've encountered for our Show Us Your Car series, this has to be a favorite. A significant piece of automotive history? Probably not. Enormously fun? Absolutely! It's a 1974 Porsche 911 police car. Over the years, we've seen sports

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Data Shows Google’s Robot Cars Are Smoother, Safer Drivers Than You or I – MIT Technology Review

Data Shows Google's Robot Cars Are Smoother, Safer Drivers Than You or I
MIT Technology Review
Data gathered from Google's self-driving Prius and Lexus cars shows that they are safer and smoother when steering themselves than when a human takes the wheel, according to the leader of Google's autonomous-car project. Chris Urmson made those 
Google Self-Driving Cars Are Safer, Better Drivers Than YouHot Hardware
Google's Cars Now Drive Better Than You DoJalopnik
Google's Robot Cars Already Drive Better Than You DoGas 2.0

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Eight US states pledge to get 3.3m zero-emission cars on roads by 2025 – The Guardian


The Guardian
Eight US states pledge to get 3.3m zero-emission cars on roads by 2025
The Guardian
Representatives from all eight states were to gather in Sacramento to sign a memorandum of understanding that would increase infrastructure and make other changes to help increase market share for electric cars, hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles and 

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30 electric vehicles on display Sunday at Lake Eola – Orlando Sentinel (blog)

30 electric vehicles on display Sunday at Lake Eola
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
electric car? Oops: Accelerator pedal. Your chance to do it is this Sunday, at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando, where electric-car promoters will display 30 vehicles "of all makes and models," including Teslas, Nissan Leafs and a small fleet of

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Bicycles are outselling cars in Europe and that might not be just a blip – Quartz


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Bicycles are outselling cars in Europe and that might not be just a blip
Quartz
Bicycle sales outpaced new-car sales last year in all of the 27 member countries of the European Union, except Belgium and Luxembourg, NPR reported on Oct. 24. One reason is that car sales have slumped in the midst of the euro-zone crisis, NPR points 
Bicycles Outsell Cars In EuropeJalopnik
Do you think bikes outsell cars in most European countries?Treehugger
For the First Time Since WWII, Bikes Outsell Cars in EuropeTIME (blog)
SmartPlanet.com (blog)
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