Archive for January 27th, 2014

VW e-Up! review: All an electric car needs to be – Digital Spy

VW e-Up! review: All an electric car needs to be
Digital Spy
The latest entry into the ever-growing world of electric cars is VW's e-Up! Boasting a no frills approach to petrol-free motoring, it takes a stripped-back approach to the automotive tech that we rather like. So how does the Up! fair against its other

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Review: 2014 Toyota 4Runner Trail – Kickin’ It Old School – TFLcar.com


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Review: 2014 Toyota 4Runner Trail – Kickin' It Old School
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I haven't seen my kids crawl up into a car in a few years, but my 8-year-old found it a little rough. Worse so for my very short Mom with stiff knees who needed extra help to make the leap. It's something to consider if you'll often have very young or

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Luxury Cars Abound at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show – Robb Report


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Luxury Cars Abound at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show
Robb Report
While the Motor City has hosted an automotive trade show every year for much of the past century, the event did not become the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) until 1989, which made this year's installment the 25th anniversary of the show.
Auto Show Fever Set to Heat Up PhiladelphiaAutomoblog.net (blog)

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Automobile gadgets then and now – Your Houston News

Automobile gadgets then and now
Your Houston News
The first automatic transmission automobile we ever owned was a 1962 Pontiac, bought from Hickey Eubanks Chevrolet on Third Street in Quanah. We dealt for a month with Matt Eubanks before settling on the $3,200 price. It came equipped with an 

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Arabian Automobiles posts 29pc growth in Infiniti sales – Trade Arabia


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Arabian Automobiles posts 29pc growth in Infiniti sales
Trade Arabia
Arabian Automobiles, the exclusive dealer of Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has posted a 29 per cent growth in Infiniti sales for 2013, compared to 2012. Infiniti's market share increased five per cent last year, as compared to 2012, said
Arabian Automobiles Infiniti announces substantial 29% growth in sales for 2013AME Info (press release) (blog)
Infiniti Middle East 2013 Sales Up 29%Gulf Business News

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Seen a Tesla today? Electric cars turn up fastest in Washington state – The Seattle Times (blog)


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Seen a Tesla today? Electric cars turn up fastest in Washington state
The Seattle Times (blog)
David Eaton, dean of the Graduate School at the University of Washington, commutes from Mukilteo in his fully electric 2012 Tesla S. The car gets 94 city/97 highway mpg, features a 17-inch touchscreen control panel, and is one of more than 500 Teslas
Tesla Electric-Car Cross-Country Trip Underway, With ETA TodayGreen Car Reports
Autos: Electric cars hold a charge, but not their valueIndianapolis Star
Is Tesla Motors Going to Build a Factory in China?Motley Fool

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Police to crack down on Utah city’s idling cars after wave of preventable thefts – Fox News


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Police to crack down on Utah city's idling cars after wave of preventable thefts
Fox News
OGDEN, Utah – A wave of preventable car thefts in a Utah city has prompted police to step up enforcement of a state law that prohibits unattended, idling vehicles. Car thefts are on the increase in part because of residents who go out to warm up their
Police to Crack Down on Utah City's Idling CarsABC News

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Social worker becomes mechanic to fix cars for poor – KARE

Social worker becomes mechanic to fix cars for poor
KARE
Heying knew little about cars when she started down this road, but after two years and $36,000 in tuition — half financed through student loans — she graduated from Dunwoody Institute with an Associate of Arts Degree in automotive service technology.

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Makers Pack New Cars With Technology, but Younger Buyers Shrug – New York Times

Makers Pack New Cars With Technology, but Younger Buyers Shrug
New York Times
She says that she would like to buy a new car that has the latest technologies, like hands-free calling, but that it's not likely to happen considering the cost. “I'll probably buy used,” said Ms. Winn, who is from Ann Arbor, Mich., as she admired the
Carmakers think style; young buyers look at price firstBoston Globe

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