Archive for January 10th, 2014

American Auto Body invites women to ‘Heels & Automobiles’ – Billings Gazette

American Auto Body invites women to 'Heels & Automobiles'
Billings Gazette
American Auto Body in Billings will present a free car care clinic for women on Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. at 650 S. 20th St. W. The clinic will provide an overview of roadside safety. It will review the following areas: changing a flat tire; jump-starting your

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Hamilton Honda gets OK to build new car wash, body shop – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

Hamilton Honda gets OK to build new car wash, body shop
The Star-Ledger – NJ.com
HAMILTON — The township planning board gave Hamilton Honda the green-light tonight, approving construction of a new car wash and auto body shop on two abandoned residential lots on Crosswicks-Hamilton Square Road. The car wash is part of the 

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Five new vehicles to watch at Detroit auto show – USA TODAY


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Five new vehicles to watch at Detroit auto show
USA TODAY
The 25th annual North American International Auto Show starting Monday in Detroit will feature introductions from virtually every major automaker. Some unveilings, such as the new editions of the Ford F-Series pickup and Chrysler 200 midsize sedan, are 
2014 Detroit Auto Show: The New CarsKelley Blue Book
Green Car Preview: 2014 Detroit Auto Show Concepts & Production ModelsGreen Car Reports

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Audi introduces new concept car at CES (VIDEO) – Washington Post (blog)


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Audi introduces new concept car at CES (VIDEO)
Washington Post (blog)
Made of lightweight materials like carbon fiber, the concept car can travel up to 90 miles on a single gallon of gas, according to Hackenberg. The Laserlight's computer system, called zFAS, is packed with features, including a pilot-driving mode, long
VIDEO: Audi introduces new concept car at CES 2014Telemanagement
BMW takes swipe at Audi's 'new' laserlight technologyCarAdvice

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Buying A New Car: The 10 New Rules – The Car Connection

Buying A New Car: The 10 New Rules
The Car Connection
You're in the market for a new car, but it's been a while? It's time for a refresher course. Car shopping and buying have changed in dramatic ways, and you need to know the new rules. Your budget and your needs are still the most important factors when

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New-Car Average Fuel Economy Rose To 24.8 MPG In 2013 – Green Car Reports

NewCar Average Fuel Economy Rose To 24.8 MPG In 2013
Green Car Reports
The numbers are in, and it turns out that 2013 was another record year for the average fuel economy of new vehicles. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) say the sales-weighted average fuel economy of all 

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Driverless car tech gets serious at CES – CNN


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Driverless car tech gets serious at CES
CNN
Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) — The big auto show in Detroit doesn't kick off until next week, but major car companies are already showing off some of their more exciting car-tech prototypes here at the International Consumer Electronics Show. BMW and Audi 
At CES 2014, the cars drive youCNET
The road to cars' future passes through CESUSA TODAY
Asleep at the wheel: Searching for super-smart cars at CESTechHive
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The world’s first electric grand prix car – The Verge


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The world's first electric grand prix car
The Verge
Electric cars have a bad reputation as ugly, expensive, slow cars with limited range. Cars like the Tesla Model S have gone a long way towards reversing public opinion, but what if there was a Formula 1 for electric cars? Come this September, there
Electric Cars Hit Milestone With First Grand Prix Race AheadNational Geographic
The electric race car is here, can it succeed?Washington Post (blog)

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Electric cars – The Economist

Electric cars
The Economist
TESLA, an American electric-car manufacturer, is the darling of investors and the most visible success in a business more notable for its failures. The praise it has attracted is encouraging Chinese firms to try to enter the American market. A Hong

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Alternative Energy Powered Cars on a Roll at CES – ABC News

Alternative Energy Powered Cars on a Roll at CES
ABC News
Ford Motor Co. showed off a prototype solar hybrid car called the C-MAX Solar Energi, which has a gas engine along with rooftop solar panels that also power the engine. The car is designed to park under a 15-foot-tall carport made of a thin magnifying

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