Archive for February 11th, 2014

1972 Porsche 911S – $22,900

1972 Porsche 911S. The early 911S cars are special animals and are finally commanding the respect and prices that they deserve when compared to other early 70s exotics. One thing is certain, they aren’t getting any ch…

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Planes, trains and automobiles all want our cash: How should we decide? – News Sentinel

Planes, trains and automobiles all want our cash: How should we decide?
News Sentinel
Advocates of bringing high-speed rail service to Fort Wayne say the city and county should contribute a combined $250,000 to the planning effort because the proposed line between Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, could attract 2.1 million riders by 2020.

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Toyota to stop making cars in Australia from 2017 – Reuters

Toyota to stop making cars in Australia from 2017
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Monday it would stop making cars and engines in Australia by the end of 2017, marking the end of an era for a once-vibrant auto production base and the loss of thousands of direct and indirect jobs.
Toyota to Stop Making Cars in AustraliaNew York Times
It's Official: Toyota will Stop Making Cars in Australia by the End of 2017Carscoops (blog)
Toyota to end car manufacturing in AustraliaThe Detroit News
CarAdvice
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The Last Thing Cars Need: More Apps – Forbes


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The Last Thing Cars Need: More Apps
Forbes
The company started as a mobile app developer a few years ago and has transitioned into a creative technology studio focused on software for everything from cars and phones to retail environments. It has developed technology for Toyota and Lexus Lexus 

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Tesla cars are worth more used than new – CNBC.com


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Tesla cars are worth more used than new
CNBC.com
It's rare to see a used car sell at a higher price than what people could pay for a new one, but that's exactly what's happening with the Tesla Model S. According to iSeeCars.com, a search engine that helps people find used vehicles, the average used

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Steve McQueen’s cars go for big bucks – CNNMoney (press release)


CNNMoney (press release)
Steve McQueen's cars go for big bucks
CNNMoney (press release)
Celebrity ownership usually adds very little to the value of a car, said McKeel Hagerty, president of Hagerty Insurance, a company that insures collectible cars. "Unless you're talking about Steve McQueen or Elvis," he said. McQueen, who died in 1980

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Future of connected cars is now – Chicago Tribune

Future of connected cars is now
Chicago Tribune
The connected car promises new diversions for passengers. Models on display at the Chicago Auto Show are rolling, Netflix-ready hot spots giving mobile apps a whole new meaning. The benefit for drivers is fewer distractions, not more. Bigger dashboard 

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TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns – Los Angeles Times


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TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns
Los Angeles Times
In the United States, Canada and other wealthy countries, increasingly sedentary lifestyles are blamed for contributing to the rise in obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Instead of walking to school, we take the car. Instead of working on our feet, we sit at
Cars, computers, TVs spark obesity in developing countriesScience Codex
Cars, TVs, triggering type-2 diabetes epidemic in developing worldScience a Gogo
TVs, cars, computers linked to obesity in poor nationsGMA News

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