Archive for January 18th, 2014

Continental puts on intuitive dialogue between driver and vehicle – Automotive Business Review

Continental puts on intuitive dialogue between driver and vehicle
Automotive Business Review
The vehicle is to anticipate what the driver needs in the current driving situation," said Helmut Matschi, Member of the Executive Board of Continental and head of the Interior Division, during the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit. Based on

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Dinan S3-R BMW 1M review: A great car made epic – BMW BLOG (blog)


BMW BLOG (blog)
Dinan S3-R BMW 1M review: A great car made epic
BMW BLOG (blog)
Just what makes this devilishly fast car so quick, who is the man who dare alter a modern cult classic, and why should you pay him $32,472 (and trust him) to alter your 1M into fully-modded S3-R BMW 1M form? These are all valid questions. After driving 

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2014 Detroit Auto Show: Top 12 Biggest New Car Debuts – Forbes


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2014 Detroit Auto Show: Top 12 Biggest New Car Debuts
Forbes
With 61 world debuts at the Detroit auto show—counting both production and concept cars—it's easy to get overwhelmed. To make sure you don't miss any of the most significant new cars, here we highlight a dozen models destined for showrooms that 
As women account for more new car sales, auto shows pay more attention to themThe Spokesman Review
Performance rules in Detroit: Best of the 2014 Auto ShowChicago Tribune
Five big trends driving the Detroit auto showUSA TODAY
CBS Local –Charleston Post Courier –Vanity Fair
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New-car sales surge in Rochester area – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Newcar sales surge in Rochester area
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The above metaphors should have told the tale, but if not, consider these more concrete facts: New car sales by Monroe County car and truck dealers hit 45,408 last year, up 10.6 percent from 2012, which itself was a banner year. The recession bust has 

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10 cool road trip cars at Detroit Auto Show – USA TODAY


ExtremeTech
10 cool road trip cars at Detroit Auto Show
USA TODAY
DETROIT — What are the coolest road-trip vehicles on display on the manufacturers' stands at the North American International Auto Show this year? Step aside, flashy Corvettes and mega pick-up trucks. Here are the favorites of Detroit Free Press
2014 Detroit Auto Show: Top 12 Biggest New Car DebutsForbes
Detroit Auto Show Wrap-Up: All About Connected CarsPC Magazine
The 2014 Detroit Auto Show's top tech carsExtremeTech
Charlotte Observer –NBCNews.com
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2014 Detroit Auto Show: Six Sports Cars to See – Forbes

2014 Detroit Auto Show: Six Sports Cars to See
Forbes
And while the aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 pickup and the Alfa Romeo-based Chrysler 200 sedan will attract considerable attention, smart show-goers know that sports cars are where it's at. Here's a roundup of the best of Detroit's eye candy for your

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Here’s how you’ll browse Facebook in your car without running down pedestrians – Quartz

Here's how you'll browse Facebook in your car without running down pedestrians
Quartz
Connected cars have a problem—most of the things that they are supposed to enable, like browsing Facebook while you roar down the autobahn—are illegal. And the ways they were supposed to enable this—for example, touch screens—are disliked by 

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The smartest cars may need 5G, Ericsson says – PCWorld

The smartest cars may need 5G, Ericsson says
PCWorld
Some of the most futuristic features envisioned in networked cars will depend on 5G mobile technology that probably won't be available in full until 2020, according to Ericsson's chief technology officer. There's a bright future for cellular in cars

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These Are 10 Unbelievable Cars You Never Knew Existed – Jalopnik

These Are 10 Unbelievable Cars You Never Knew Existed
Jalopnik
Dacon used to be Brazil's Porsche importer, but when imports were put on hold, they decided to build cars. The 828 was the result. The 828 used a number of Porsche parts, and they made it to resemble a Porsche 928. Kind of. Like a 928 if it was smushed.

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