Archive for December 8th, 2013

Week In Review: Remembrances and Reveals – automotive.com (blog)


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Week In Review: Remembrances and Reveals
automotive.com (blog)
On Tuesday, photos of the new 2015 Ford Mustang coupe leaked ahead of the official debut. Wednesday gave us a sneak peek at the new Corvette Z06 ahead of its debut at the Chicago Auto Show. Thursday showed us the official debut of the 2015 Mustang, 
2015 Ford Mustang specs review, features, and rumored priceAssociated News

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Review: 2014 Acura MDX – What Would the Huxtables Drive? – TFLcar.com


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Review: 2014 Acura MDX – What Would the Huxtables Drive?
TFLcar.com
The MDX handles more like a car than one would expect for a 7 passenger vehicle. Even on wet pavement the SH-AWD keeps the car planted in the corners and easy to maneuver. There are three ways to drive the MDX: comfort, normal, and sport. Comfort 

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The Major Problem With Electric Cars – TIME

The Major Problem With Electric Cars
TIME
Mitsubishi is the latest in a long line of automakers to slash prices on an electric car, the unpronounceable, unfortunately named i-MiEV. The model is now the cheapest EV on the market, yet it's still hard to imagine many drivers excitedly running out

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In Houston, Armored Cars Are Doing the Opposite of Dissuading Robbers – New York Times


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In Houston, Armored Cars Are Doing the Opposite of Dissuading Robbers
New York Times
Harris County, which includes Houston, has had 11 armored-car robberies since January, roughly a third of the nationwide total this year. The F.B.I. had reports of two holdups of armored vehicles in New York City this year and none in the Boston

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tips to keep cars running during cold weather – ABC30.com

tips to keep cars running during cold weather
ABC30.com
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Experts say winterizing your car should be a priority when temperatures drop. Frigid temperatures make for frost covered cars and icy windshields, but it is not just the car's exterior that is affected by the cold. Mechanics

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It’s Too Early to Invest in Driverless Cars – Motley Fool

It's Too Early to Invest in Driverless Cars
Motley Fool
Driverless cars are an alluring idea, and a handful of companies have made amazing technological progress. This has led to some pretty bold predictions of driverless cars by 2025 or sooner. I believe it will take a quite a bit longer due to

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The truth about jump-starting cars – Billings Gazette

The truth about jump-starting cars
Billings Gazette
Telling winter-wise northerners they don't know how to jump-start a dead car battery is practically sacrilege. But that's true for roughly 90 percent of local drivers, according to Larry Williams, service manager at The Brake Shop at 2111 Fourth Ave. N

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Mexico’s booming car industry sells unsafe cars – Austin American-Statesman

Mexico's booming car industry sells unsafe cars
Austin American-Statesman
If the cars will be exported to the United States or Europe, however, they must meet stringent safety laws, including as many as six to 10 air bags, and stability controls that compensate for slippery roads and other road dangers, say engineers who

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Car hacking: Remote possibility, looming fear – Automotive News

Car hacking: Remote possibility, looming fear
Automotive News
WASHINGTON — In a world in which hackers track computer keystrokes to steal credit card numbers and the government snoops on phone calls and e-mails, it's not so hard to imagine a laptop-wielding bad guy remotely wresting control of a car and wreaking 

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Crashes between cars, horses a concern in US Amish country – Reuters

Crashes between cars, horses a concern in US Amish country
Reuters
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – When a horse owned by an Amish family ran out onto a highway in rural Pennsylvania and collided with the van Amanda Mattern was riding in over the Labor Day weekend, the 37-year-old's injuries left her in a coma. Unusual as 

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