Archive for December 15th, 2013

Review: ‘Ingenious’ a tale of automotive passion, creativity and suspense – Charleston Post Courier

Review: 'Ingenious' a tale of automotive passion, creativity and suspense
Charleston Post Courier
In 2007, the same outfit sponsored a $10 million automotive prize. The challenge was to design and build a car that could achieve 100 mpg (or equivalent) and still be manufacturable for the mass market. More than 100 teams entered. Jason Fagone, in his 

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2014 Porsche 918 Spyder – Car and Driver

2014 Porsche 918 Spyder
Car and Driver
He's talking about personal technology, but the perspective applies to today's car industry, too. Take a moment to count your blessings as a car enthusiast in today's world and you'll quickly realize that you're going to need a longer moment. We have

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The Best (and worst) Maserati cars of the past 100 years – Digital Trends

The Best (and worst) Maserati cars of the past 100 years
Digital Trends
To the delight of classic-car aficionados and tow-truck drivers alike, Maserati turns 100 in 2014. The company was founded on December 1, 1914 in Bologna by brothers Alfieri, Ettore, and Ernesto Maserati (other brothers would join later on). Since then 

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Cars in the US are more fuel-efficient than ever – Washington Post (blog)


Washington Post (blog)
Cars in the US are more fuel-efficient than ever
Washington Post (blog)
Cars and light trucks sold in the United States hit a new record for fuel efficiency last year — 23.6 miles per gallon, on average — in response to still-high oil prices and strict new fuel-economy standards. Smile, car. You've hit some records. (AP
US cars and trucks hit record gas mileage in 2012nwitimes.com
Cars Sold in U.S. Reached Fuel Economy Record, EPA SaysBloomberg
US EPA sees cars reaching record fuel economyINAUTONEWS

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Ford Officially Joins the Race to Build Self-Driving Cars – Motley Fool


MIT Technology Review (blog)
Ford Officially Joins the Race to Build Self-Driving Cars
Motley Fool
The company, together with the University of Michigan and insurance provider State Farm, launched a Ford automated research vehicle this week that will help Ford deliver fully autonomous cars by 2025. Ford has been moving in this direction for some
Ford partners with University of Michigan to develop self-driving carsVentureBeat
Ford Gives a Demo of Its Model T of Driverless CarsMIT Technology Review (blog)
Ford joins quest to bring driverless cars to the marketAutomotive News

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Palm Beach Motor Cars changing ‘drivers’ but not direction – Palm Beach Daily News

Palm Beach Motor Cars changing 'drivers' but not direction
Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach Motor Cars evolved from humble origins as a used-car lot and service center founded by Norman and Sonia Gregersen, and Robert Simpson. When both men died in 1997, it became a second-generation family business run by Robert Simpson 

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All About Cars: 2014 Pathfinder is a top family vehicle – The Sentinel

All About Cars: 2014 Pathfinder is a top family vehicle
The Sentinel
As truck-based SUVs have transitioned into car-based crossovers, Nissan was within the curve last year as it redesigned its Pathfinder for a 4th generation makeover that saw it earn honors as one of the 10 Best Family Cars of 2013, according to Parents 

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