Archive for December 31st, 2013

10 Most Popular Automobiles Worldwide in 2013 – Wall St. Cheat Sheet

10 Most Popular Automobiles Worldwide in 2013
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Though Ford (NYSE:F) F-Series trucks dominated U.S. auto sales in 2013, world consumers gravitated toward smaller and more efficient vehicles. In fact, outside of a single compact SUV and one midsize sedan, the 10 best-selling automobiles were all

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New car laws drive into the books in 2014 – Fox News

New car laws drive into the books in 2014
Fox News
The start of the new year can typically bring with it a host of new highway safety and traffic laws added to the books. As you drive into 2014, be aware of changes in your state and surrounding areas and the impact it could make on how you drive. Most

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Which New Car Are You Most Excited About? – Jalopnik

Which New Car Are You Most Excited About?
Jalopnik
Which New Car Are You Most Excited About? Which New Car Are You Most Excited About? S. We're on the verge of 2014, which means events like the Detroit Auto Show and the Geneva Auto Salon will be full of 2015 models. Which new car jingles your 

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Forget TVs and watches, cars are the next big battleground for Apple and Google – BGR


Times of India
Forget TVs and watches, cars are the next big battleground for Apple and Google
BGR
Cars are increasingly becoming more intelligent, and people expect their cars' built-in displays to be as capable as their phones and tablets. With 80 million new cars sold every year, this is a potentially huge market for both Google and Apple. So far
Google, Apple to battle over smart cars at CESFox News
Google, Audi to announce new in-car partnershipWashington Business Journal (blog)
Google and Audi plot new front in Android vs. iOS warThe Verge
Wall Street Journal –Mashable
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New Year Means New Car Laws – KTXL

New Year Means New Car Laws
KTXL
A new crop of laws, aimed at making our roads safer, will go into effect Wednesday. AB 1371, the Three Feet for Safety Act, requires drives to give at least three feet of clearance between their car and bicyclists. If the 3-foot buffer isn't possible

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ND oil tanker cars burn after 2 passing trains derail – USA TODAY


Wall Street Journal
ND oil tanker cars burn after 2 passing trains derail
USA TODAY
"I looked out the window and all of a sudden the train car tipped over and the whole thing was engulfed in flames and it just exploded," said 13-year-old Hannah Linnard, who was at her friend's house about half a mile from the derailment. "The oil car
Train collision in North Dakota sets oil rail cars ablazeBangor Daily News
North Dakota train collision ignites oil cars; fire to burn outCNN
North Dakota rail cars filled with oil explode, Sheriff encourages Casselton WSAU

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Want to Snag a Year-End Bargain? Try These Seven Oversupplied Cars – Businessweek

Want to Snag a Year-End Bargain? Try These Seven Oversupplied Cars
Businessweek
Today and tomorrow may be two of the best days of 2013 to buy a car. Dealerships are always eager to swap inventory for cash at the end of a quarter, and in the final 48 hours of the year they particularly want to make room for the 2014 models that

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Andy Granatelli Dies at 90; Revved Businesses and Cars – New York Times


New York Times
Andy Granatelli Dies at 90; Revved Businesses and Cars
New York Times
Still, a Granatelli car with Joe Leonard driving was leading with eight laps to go when a tiny gear broke in the fuel-pump shaft. The crowd, which seemed to prefer the traditional cars, cheered. Then came more restrictions, and Mr. Granatelli gave up

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How Google and Apple are turning your car into a giant smartphone – NBCNews.com

How Google and Apple are turning your car into a giant smartphone
NBCNews.com
"It's not just the luxury brands. Mass market cars are also offering connected infotainment systems." The idea is to give drivers access to a wide-range of apps "similar to those widely available now on Android-powered smartphones," the Wall Street
Google, Apple to battle over smart cars at CESFox News
Forget TVs and watches, cars are the next big battleground for Apple and GoogleBGR
Google, Audi to team up for Android in cars in 2014; Announcement coming at Phandroid.com
DailyTech –Wall Street Journal –Complex.com
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Volvo Recalls 31000 Cars for Oil Pressure Sensor Problem – New York Times


New York Times
Volvo Recalls 31000 Cars for Oil Pressure Sensor Problem
New York Times
Volvo will recall nearly 31,000 S60 sedans with 5-cylinder engines from the 2011 and 2012 model years because of a problem with the oil pressure warning sensors. The automaker discovered the defect after a mechanic performing routine maintenance on 
Volvo of North America to recall nearly 31000 carsUPI.com

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