Archive for December 1st, 2013

New Mini Hatch: car review – The Guardian

New Mini Hatch: car review
The Guardian
It is 100 years since William Morris converted an old military college into a car factory – and no one could have foreseen that it would develop into one of the world's most technologically sophisticated automotive manufacturers. Now lines of laser

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New car models expanding tech safety, electronic features – San Jose Mercury News

New car models expanding tech safety, electronic features
San Jose Mercury News
The line between old-school automotive engineering and gee-whiz technology has blurred so much that Toyota won't unveil its upcoming hydrogen fuel-cell "concept car" at an auto show but instead at the mecca of tech gadgetry, January's Consumer 

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Paul Walker Dies in Car Accident at Age 40 – Hollywood Reporter


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Paul Walker Dies in Car Accident at Age 40
Hollywood Reporter
Walker was in a new Porsche GT when the single-car accident happened. The car reportedly burst into flames, with one of Walker's friends telling the local newspaper they "went through fire extinguishers" in a futile bid to fight the blaze. "We tried
Paul Walker dead at 40: 'Fast and Furious' star killed in fiery car crashNew York Daily News
'Fast and the Furious' actor Paul Walker dies in fiery car crashNew York Post
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The 6 Concept Cars From The Tokyo Motor Show That You Should Know About – Forbes

The 6 Concept Cars From The Tokyo Motor Show That You Should Know About
Forbes
The concept cars are as creative as ever, and the Japanese automakers are working on some jaw-dropping technology, including a motorized wheelchair that can be driven by thought. It's just that their imaginative ideas are not entirely out of the realm

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Nissan Developing Driverless Cars In Sunnyvale – CBS Local

Nissan Developing Driverless Cars In Sunnyvale
CBS Local
SUNNYVALE (CBS SF) — Scientists at Nissan's new research facility in Sunnyvale are working to put affordable driverless cars on U.S. roadways. Dr. Maarten Sierhuis, a former NASA scientist now heading Nissan's research center said he wants to do for 

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New Metro-North cars not meeting performance goals – The Advocate

New Metro-North cars not meeting performance goals
The Advocate
STAMFORD — Metro-North's newest cars are breaking down far more than the commuter railroad anticipated, forcing the Japanese manufacturer to upgrade faulty components and tweak sophisticated computer software. The M8 rail cars entered service in 

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Paul Walker dies in car crash; ‘Fast and Furious’ star said cars were his vice – Zap2it.com (blog)

Paul Walker dies in car crash; 'Fast and Furious' star said cars were his vice
Zap2it.com (blog)
paul-walker-dies-late-night-with-jimmy-fallon. Sad news out of the world of entertainment Saturday night (Nov. 30). Actor Paul Walker, best known for the "Fast and Furious" movie franchise, was killed in a car accident near Santa Clarita, Calif., a rep

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