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2013 Subaru Liberty Exiga offer adds features and value  Dec 18th, 2012 

Subaru Liberty Exiga wagons are fitted with carpet floor mats, a rear cargo tray and reverse parking sensors, and score a one-year warranty extension (for four years in total) and four years roadside ...  
 
 
Toyota fined $17M for slow recalls  Dec 18th, 2012 

The U.S. government has hit Toyota Motor Corp. with a record $17.4 million fine for failing once again to quickly report problems to federal regulators and for delaying a safety recall. The fine ...  
 
 
Infiniti announces new Q QX naming structure for future models  Dec 18th, 2012 

has announced a new naming structure for its passenger car and SUV range, with all new vehicles from the 2014 model year to wear either Q or QX badges. The new classification system will see ...  
 
 
2013 Mitsubishi Mirage pricing and specifications  Dec 18th, 2012 

Proton S16 FLX (both $13,990). The mid-spec Mirage Sport costs from $14,190 and the high-grade LS $15,490, while the continuously variable transmission (CVT) option adds $2250 across the ...  
 
 
2013 BMW Z4 update revealed ahead of Detroit debut  Dec 18th, 2012 

has been revealed ahead of the updated roadster’s official unveiling at next month’s Detroit motor show. The mid-life upgrade introduces a handful of subtle exterior tweaks and cabin ...  
 
 
GM boosts pickup truck deals to shed inventory analysts say its a good time to buy  Dec 18th, 2012 

DETROIT - With Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks piling up on dealer lots, General Motors is offering generous deals to thin the stock. It's matching or beating discounts from rivals ...  
 
 
Toyota cars to increase price tag by 1.5 percent  Dec 18th, 2012 

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Despite the recent decline of the Japanese Yen Hotai Motors (????), a major distributor of Toyota automobiles has announced a price increase of 1 percent to 1.5 percent for its ...  
 
 
GM names Grace Lieblein VP of global purchasing  Dec 18th, 2012 

General Motors today appointed its Brazil business chief to its top global purchasing job. GM Brazil President Grace Lieblein was named vice president of global purchasing and supply chain. In that ...  
 
 
Renault to sign pact Wednesday for first plant in Algeria  Dec 18th, 2012 

French President Francois Hollande, delivers a speech as he visits the Radiall engineering and coaxial connectors plant in Chateau-Renault, central France, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Philippe ...  
 
 
Two Sacramento-area auto body shop chains merge operations  Dec 18th, 2012 

Two Sacramento-area auto body shop chains have joined forces.Golden State Collision Centers and Bodycraft Collision Centers formally merged their operations over the weekend.The combined company has ...  
 
 
Ford announces $10 million community center in Mexicantown  Dec 18th, 2012 

Ford Motor Co. today announced its community service arm will fund a new effort to strengthen ...  
 
 
Automechanika Frankfurt Affirms Position as the World’s Top Auto Trade Fair  Dec 18th, 2012 

Taiwan remains the third-largest foreign source of exhibitors at 2012 Automechanika in terms of booth floorage The 2012 Automechanika Frankfurt, the world's leading international automotive ...  
 
 
Historic Oregon Coast Journey Re-enactment Calls for Vintage Cars  Dec 18th, 2012 

(Newport, Oregon) – 100 years ago a small group of intrepid explorers did something strenuous and maybe a little insane at the time: they drove their automobiles that crazy 24-mile stretch ...  
 
 
Toyota fined US$17.35 mil. for US floormat recall delay  Dec 18th, 2012 

Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to a record fine of US$17.35 million for failing to report a safety defect to the U.S. government in a timely manner, but maintained it has done nothing ...  
 
 
2014 Cadillac ELR Plug-In Hybrid to Make Production-Ready Debut at Detroit Auto Show  Dec 18th, 2012 
When people think of Cadillacs, there’s still a good chunk of who think of tail fins, chrome, and ginormous V-8 engines, for better or worse. The truth is that the luxury brand hasn’t made vehicles like that in decades. The land yacht-buying clientele has largely given way to younger, more innovative buyers. Escalades and rappers. [...] 
 
 
Toyota Ponies Up $17.35 Million in NHTSA Fines for Belated 2010 Lexus RX Recall  Dec 18th, 2012 
You may remember the whole Toyota unintended acceleration fiasco of 2010 when millions of Toyotas had their gas pedals shaved down or replaced and they had floor mats removed. It was because Toyota’s gas pedals had a tendency to stick, causing the vehicles to accelerate without necessarily having one’s foot on the pedal. Looking back [...] 
 
 
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Features "Smart" Airbag  Dec 18th, 2012 
 
 
 
Toyota Hit With Record Fine for Delayed Lexus Recall  Dec 18th, 2012 
 
 
 
Car Thieves Take Break for Christmas, Says Study  Dec 18th, 2012 
 
 
 
New BMW 3 Series and 5 Series Sedan M Performance Parts Announced  Dec 18th, 2012 
 
 
 
2014 Chevy Corvette Service Manual Entry Leaks Out, Shows Clever Brake Cooling Spat and Front-End Styling  Dec 18th, 2012 
How desperate are folks for 2014 Chevrolet C7 Corvette info? Well, a service manual entry showing the “front brake cooling deflector kit installation” process for the seventh-generation Vette has leaked out and exploded all over the internet. Okay, so most Corvette-hungry readers out there probably are more interested for the leaked service schematic for its [...] 
 
 
Fiscal Cliff Threatens ABS Market  Dec 18th, 2012 

fiscalCliffStrengthening performance and issuance tailwinds in most U.S. structured finance sectors are likely to push growth further in 2013, according to Fitch Ratings in its outlook report. However, one key area to watch in the coming year will be the potential drag created by fiscal cliff-related issues.

 
 
 
Firm Recalls Truck Batteries  Dec 18th, 2012 

ford_f650Phenix Enterprises, Inc. is recalling 42 model year 2009 and 2011 trucks manufactured from July 22, 2008, through Dec. 16, 2011, equipped with a Sure Power battery separator, part number 16511893 (model 1314).

 
 
 
Veteran Salespeople Sell More Cars  Dec 18th, 2012 

autoDealer4NADA University, the education and training arm of the National Automobile Dealers Association, has unveiled an all-new industry report covering car and truck dealership employee compensation, benefits, retention and turnover, and hours of operation and work schedules.

 
 
 
2013 Toyota RAV4 drive review: The 2013 RAV4 grows up by getting (slightly) smaller  Dec 18th, 2012 
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2014 Cadillac ELR Electric Coupe Headed to Detroit Auto Show  Dec 18th, 2012 
We’ve spied the 2014 Cadillac ELR testing several times, and now we have an official date for its debut. The Chevrolet-Volt-based electric luxury coupe will appear on January 15 at the Detroit auto show. It’s scheduled to begin production at the same factory as the Volt in late 2013. Cadillac first previewed the 2014 ELR [...] 
 
 
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Simplifies the Airbag with Flexible Venting Technology  Dec 18th, 2012 
Nearly every frontal airbag in use today has a complicated two-stage igniter to protect occupants of all shapes and sizes without harming those on the extreme ends of the size and weight spectrum. New technology debuting in the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze with the driver airbag, however, aims to make the two-stage igniter a thing of [...] 
 
 
Nigeria Six Killed in Auto Crash in Malumfashi  Dec 18th, 2012 

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the death of six persons on Sunday in an auto crash on Kwankwama Road in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Police Public Relations ...  
 
 
Trucks pile up at Attari-Wagah land route exports hit  Dec 18th, 2012 

land route due to non availability of rail wagons, exporters said. Exporters lamented that about 700-800 trucks are awaiting clearance for several days as present infrastructure at Integrated Check ...  
 
 
Auto cluster in Russias Kaluga region increases capacity  Dec 18th, 2012 

pointed out the Kaluga region as a leader of economic development. The journal also wrote that it was the most successful region in attracting investment. Regional authorities, headed by Anatoly ...  
 
 
Toyota pays $17.35M for delaying recall  Dec 18th, 2012 

Washington - Toyota Motor Corp. said today it will pay a record-setting $17.35 million U.S. fine for delaying the recall of 154,000 Lexus SUVs over pedal entrapment issues, and promises that it will ...  
 
 
Volvo Cars CEO sees no big sales rebound in 2013  Dec 18th, 2012 

Chinese-owned Volvo Car Corporation is expecting roughly flat sales next year but has no plans at present to cut more staff in its production, its top executive ...  
 
 
GM teases new Cadillac ELR plug-in electric coupe  Dec 18th, 2012 

Detroit - General Motors Co. is teasing its new Cadillac ELR plug-in electric luxury coupe that will be unveiled next month at the North American International Auto Show.An image of the ...  
 
 
Toyota shares close at highest level this year  Dec 18th, 2012 

AFP © <p>Workers inspect Toyota vehicles at an assembly line in Indonesia on December 3, 2012. Toyota shares on Tuesday finished at their highest level this year, boosted by a weaker yen ...  
 
 
Toyota pays record fine for federal reporting violations  Dec 18th, 2012 

Toyota Motor Corp. has been fined $17.4 million by the U.S. government for failing to quickly report problems to federal regulators during a safety recall. The fine from the National Highway Traffic ...  
 
 
Renault leads French car orders slump - survey  Dec 18th, 2012 

PARIS (Reuters) - French car orders fell in November, according to a dealership survey, signalling worse to come for suffering domestic automakers ...  
 
 
US fines Toyota again for delayed safety reports  Dec 18th, 2012 

DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. government has slapped Toyota Motor Corp. with a record $17.4 million fine for failing once again to quickly report problems to federal regulators and for delaying a safety ...  
 
 
Fiat Adopts SABIC’s Polycarbonate Glazing Materials for Automotive Window Applications  Dec 18th, 2012 

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business ismarkingcontinued progressin the adoption of its polycarbonate (PC) glazing materials for automotive window applications withFiat’s new 500L ...  
 
 
Nissan goes back to Q for all Infiniti models  Dec 18th, 2012 

Nissan Motor Co.'s premium Infiniti brand will adopt a new, simpler nomenclature for its model range, with Q becoming the first letter for each new vehicle starting late next year.The new ...  
 
 
It’s official 2012 is Toyota’s best year ever in PH  Dec 18th, 2012 

There are still about a dozen days left before 2012 officially becomes history but the country's leading automotive firm, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP), is already in a celebratory mood. With ...  
 
 
Fuel for cars could be created from ice cream and soap  Dec 18th, 2012 

Researchers have shown that the emerging field of synthetic biology can be used to manipulate hydrocarbon chemicals, found in soaps and shampoos, in cells. The researchers, led by Professor Nick ...  
 
 
General Motors names new purchasing chief  Dec 18th, 2012 

Washington - General Motors on Tuesday named a new top purchasing official - a key job for the automaker that is one of the largest buyers of steel, rubber and auto parts in the world.GM said it had ...  
 
 
Pre-owned cars Tried and tested or used and abused  Dec 18th, 2012 

The reputation of used cars in the country today will have to go through the proverbial eye of the needle for its own redemption. PHOTO BY TESSA SALAZAR Here's a trick question for all you ...  
 
 
Alert Driving Over the Holidays Needed Following Fatal Illinois Accident  Dec 18th, 2012 
A recent tragedy near Litchfield, Illinois provides a reminder to take care over the next few weeks as more people hit the roads to be with family and friends for the holidays. 
 
 
More Young Drivers Using Internet While Behind the Wheel  Dec 18th, 2012 
While texting and calling from behind the wheel might receive the most attention from state and federal officials, there is a new type of distracted driving that is on the rise: "webbing." 
 
 
Aging Drivers Face Increased Risk of Car Accidents  Dec 18th, 2012 
Driving is a symbol of independence, especially as people get older. However, it may actually be very dangerous for some older people to get behind the wheel of a car. 
 
 
Michigan Transportation Institute Sees Rise in Traffic Fatalities  Dec 18th, 2012 
Recent data from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) shows an increase in traffic fatalities nationwide despite continued advances in vehicle safety. 
 
 
Utah Motorists Need to be Aware of Drunk Drivers This Holiday Season  Dec 18th, 2012 
A recent Presidential Proclamation declared December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, further illustrating how Utah drivers need to keep an eye out for drunk drivers this holiday season. 
 
 
2013 Toyota RAV4 Priced  Dec 18th, 2012 
 
 
 
Infiniti Announces New Naming Scheme for all 2014 Models  Dec 18th, 2012 
 
 
 
2013 Honda Accord Coupe V-6 Manual Tested: Fun, Fast, and Stylish  Dec 18th, 2012 
It’s all too easy to dismiss coupes based on family sedans as conformity dressed up as rebellion. Simply putting two doors where once there were four does not create a sporty car. Starting with one of the most athletic and most powerful family sedans and then turning it into a coupe? Well, that just might [...] 
 
 
Top 8 Wagons We Want in the U.S. – With Poll  Dec 18th, 2012 
Wonderful Wagons We Want 
 
 
2014 Infiniti Lineup to Adopt Q, QX Naming Schemes – With Poll  Dec 18th, 2012 
Infiniti has announced it will change its vehicle nomenclature beginning in model-year 2014. The Japanese luxury brand will ditch the unique letter designations of model lines like the G, M, JX, and FX series in favor of just two prefixes for all models – “Q” for sedans, coupes, and convertibles, and “QX” for SUVs and [...] 
 
 
2013 Toyota RAV4 Starts at $24,145, 2013 RAV4 Limited AWD at $29,255  Dec 18th, 2012 
2013 RAV4 Gets Slight Price Increase 
 
 
Sporty utilities SUVs with spunk  Dec 18th, 2012 

No matter how much you may love cars, the realities of life often get in the way. It can be just too hard or impractical to tote the kids around in a sports car or even a sport sedan. Sometimes you ...  
 
 
Nissan sees premium auto growth  Dec 18th, 2012 

Infiniti division expects the global premium car market to grow 8 per cent next year as strong US demand offsets flat western European sales, brand chief Johan de Nysschen said. De Nysschen was ...  
 
 
Infiniti rolling out new naming system as Nissan seeks to expand brand  Dec 18th, 2012 

Nissan Motor Co.'s Infiniti brand will adopt a new, simpler nomenclature for its model range, with Q becoming the first letter for each new vehicle starting in the 2014 model year.The new ...  
 
 
GM idling Kansas plant until January to reduce Malibu inventory  Dec 18th, 2012 

General Motors Co. is idling its Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Kan., for all of December and into early January to help trim inventories of the Chevrolet Malibu, a union official said ...  
 
 
Video of the Day: Civic Si Battles a Monochrome and Selected Color Future  Dec 17th, 2012 
Don’t worry, guys. If ever the future became an animated, monochrome and selected-color urban industrial wasteland, two front-wheel drive Honda Civic Si’s will horde off a cornucopia of Mad Maxian-like bad cars to save us all. Or, so Honda imagines. (Or, did we miss the point?) We’re not entirely sure what’s going on between Agent [...] 
 
 
Matrix Demise: Could Toyota Care Less?  Dec 17th, 2012 
With the introduction of the next Corolla around the corner–we’ve already seen a few spy shots–we’ve thought the next generation Matrix can’t be far behind. But it turns out that Toyota might be abandoning its Corolla-crossover-spinoff instead. The news was brought to light during a media event last week for the 2013 Toyota RAV4 when [...] 
 
 
World’s Coolest Science Fair Project Ends as Last Lexus LFA Supercar Exits Assembly Line  Dec 17th, 2012 
Alas, all good things must come to an end. The Lexus LFA supercar has ceased production after a two-year run. While most of us will never be able to afford its $375,000 supercar, it’s significant for what it brought to production cars, and what it will in the future. We spoke to the LFA’s  head [...] 
 
 
2013 Dodge Charger All-Wheel Drive Sport Starts at $33,685, Adds More Power, Paddle Shifters, and Sport Mode  Dec 17th, 2012 
What’s better than a brand new Dodge Charger? How about a brand new Dodge Charger with all-wheel drive, a sport mode, paddle shifters, and a bump in power? If that sounds enticing then meet the 2013 Dodge Charger AWD Sport. It’s based on the Charger SXT and SXT Plus models and offers all of the [...] 
 
 
Dodge Introduces Sportier-Looking Sport Package for 2013 AWD Chargers  Dec 17th, 2012 
It might not seem like it, but Dodge offers a hefty number of Charger variants—there are nine individual trim levels, not counting all-wheel-drive versions—and now it’s adding a new All-Wheel Drive Sport package aimed at sport-minded snowbelters. Essentially, the Charger AWD Sport’s equipment list mirrors that of the Charger Blacktop package, but with the addition [...] 
 
 
So Long, Most Confusing Lexus Ever: 500th and Final Lexus LFA Built, Production Run Over  Dec 17th, 2012 
Lexus has announced that it has built the 500th and final LFA supercar last week, bringing a close to a two-year production run of what has to be the most paradoxical automobile in recent memory. The LFA’s screaming V-10 engine, hugely capable chassis, and techno-robot looks all are cool, but also are completely out of [...] 
 
 
Spied: Bundled-Up Maserati Ghibli Sedan Playing in the Snow  Dec 17th, 2012 
Maserati’s upcoming midsize sedan has been spotted cold-weather testing bundled up beneath a layer of camouflage. The Ghibli has been confirmed as the name of the new premium midsize sedan, which will compete against the BMW 5 Series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and Jaguar XF as a slightly more volume-oriented four-door compared to the newly enlarged Quattroporte [...] 
 
 
2013 Ford Focus ST Turns Up the Heat on Newest Ignition Video  Dec 17th, 2012 
While Europe has been enjoying fast versions of the Ford Focus for years, we’ve been left with nothing since the Focus SVT was lasted until  2004. We’re glad the 2013 Focus ST is finally here and it’s ready to heat things up. Ignition host Carlos Lago discovers just how hot the hatch is in this [...] 
 
 
Video Find: 2013 Honda Civic Si Coupe and Sedan Race in an Animated World  Dec 17th, 2012 
The 2013 Honda Civic Si coupe and sedan race against formidable odds in a new animated video that highlights the refreshed sport compacts’ features and performance. In a black-and-white world, the two 2013 Honda Civic Si cars compete against all types of vehicles including wild off-roaders and even a modified classic Mustang. Of course, the [...] 
 
 
Golfing at Laguna: How Quick is the 2012 Volkswagen Golf R Around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca?  Dec 17th, 2012 
When we have the chance to lap a performance car at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, we take it. After all, any number we obtain gets thrown into our ever-growing database of lap times, which now numbers more than 50 vehicles. So after we had finished running the 638-hp Corvette ZR1 and and 640-hp SRT Viper [...] 
 
 
We Hear: Toyota Matrix Heading to the Parking Lot in the Sky Soon  Dec 17th, 2012 
Toyota has been working on renewing much of its lineup from 2012 to 2014, but, according to a new report, the Matrix will not be one of those models. We can’t say that we’re terribly surprised by the Automotive News report, which quoted Toyota division boss Bill Fay saying “If we don’t have the Matrix, it won’t [...] 
 
 
Thread of the Day: 2013 SRT Viper or 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1? – With Poll  Dec 17th, 2012 
When the Dodge Viper slithered its way from concept car to production car in the early 1990s, it was Chrysler’s first serious attempt to dethrone the Chevrolet Corvette as America’s unofficial sports car. Since then, both cars have evolved into legitimate supercars. With the all-new 2013 SRT Viper, the automaker claims to have made the [...] 
 
 
Hyundai Kia disclose details on mpg reimbursement plan  Dec 17th, 2012 

Washington - Hyundai Motor Corp. and Kia Motors will allow owners of vehicles with overstated mileage ratings until at least the end of 2013 to register for compensation, the automakers told a key ...  
 
 
Synthetic Biology Research Could Fuel for Cars or Household Power Supplies Be Created from Naturally-Occurring Fatty Acids  Dec 17th, 2012 

, the researchers have shown that the emerging field of synthetic biology can be used to manipulate hydrocarbon chemicals, found in soaps and shampoos, in ...  
 
 
Honda Recalls 807000 Minivans SUVs For Rollaway Problem  Dec 17th, 2012 

Honda is certain recalling 2003 and 2004 model year Odyssey minivans and Pilot SUVs and Acura MDX SUVs from the 2003 through 2006 model years for an ignition interlock issue that may lead to a ...  
 
 
Chrysler eyeing Indiana site for 850-worker plant  Dec 17th, 2012 

Tipton, Ind. - Chrysler Group says it is considering a sprawling, unfinished factory in central Indiana for a plant with perhaps 850 workers.Tipton County officials on Monday approved a property tax ...  
 
 
New look Ford F-150 will debut at Detroit auto show  Dec 17th, 2012 

The newly designed 2015 Ford F-150 is expected to be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in January in Detroit. The newly designed F-150 will be produced at Fords Kansas City ...  
 
 
New 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Teaser Video Implies Its Interior Will Be Decent  Dec 17th, 2012 
There’s one thing you should know about the Chevrolet Corvette’s interior: It’s pretty much been plasticky and cheap-feeling for the last 40 years without much variation. You don’t hear too many complaints about it because the Corvette is among the best performance values in the world, but occasionally you get a quip like what Motor Trend‘s [...] 
 
 
James Bond-Themed Road Trip Part of Aston Martin's 100th Anniversary Bash  Dec 17th, 2012 
 
 
 
Feds Upgrade Probe Into Pedal Entrapment in Ford Vehicles  Dec 17th, 2012 
 
 
 
2013 Dodge Charger AWD Sport Starts at $33,685  Dec 17th, 2012 
 
 
 
It's the End of the Line for Lexus LFA  Dec 17th, 2012 
 
 
 
Part Three of the 2014 Chevy Corvette C7 Teaser Series Hits the Web [2013 Detroit Auto Show]  Dec 17th, 2012 
There’s an old joke in Hollywood that goes something like this: “What comes after a sequel? Boredom.” Cases in point? The Godfather Part III and Back to the Future Part III. Thankfully, Chevrolet has chosen to adhere to another old Hollywood adage for the series of short and sweet installments that make up its four-part teaser [...] 
 
 
2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced [2013 Detroit Auto Show]  Dec 17th, 2012 
The jury for the North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards has selected six finalists from among dozens of new or substantially revised vehicles for 2013. Read on for the list, as well as our takes on each. Three car finalists, the Cadillac ATS, the Ford Fusion, and the Honda Accord, tallied more votes than [...] 
 
 
Law Firm Adds Partner  Dec 17th, 2012 

law_gavelHudson Cook LLP, a nationwide provider of legal compliance services for the financial services industry, announces the addition of Catharine Andricos as a partner in the Washington, D.C., office.

 
 
 
Consumers Continue Buying Fuel Efficient Vehicles  Dec 17th, 2012 

fuelefficientFuel efficiency was flat in November.

TrueCar's fuel efficiency rating, TrueMPG remained at 23.2 MPG in November. It was up from 22.3 MPG in November 2011.

 
 
 
More Than 10 Percent of Cars Have Accident History  Dec 17th, 2012 

autoaccidentA recent study by auto shopping site CarGurus claims that roughly one in six (16 percent) of used cars listed for sale in the U.S. shows an accident history on record.

The study also shows that 8 percent of recent models (2009 -2011) had an accident incident on record.

The effect of an accident history on the market value of the vehicles studied was highly variable, resulting in values that were 3 percent to 12 percent lower than those of comparable cars without an accident history, according to CarGurus’ valuation models.

 
 
 
Sandy's Effect Already Easing  Dec 17th, 2012 

hurricanesandyDespite increased demand at auction from dealers in the Northeast, used-car values have declined steadily after a slight increase immediately following Hurricane Sandy.

 
 
 
2013 Honda Accord Sport sedan review notes: A quieter midsize sedan heavyweight from Honda  Dec 17th, 2012 
EDITOR WES RAYNAL: With just two nights of seat time, this 2013 Honda Accord drives an awful lot like I remember the old car driving. 
 
 
Corvette ZR1 vs. Viper GTS: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Record Lap Time Analysis  Dec 17th, 2012 
Deconstructing the Blue (Red) Devil's Record Lap 
 
 
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Interior Teaser Shows Stitched Leather, Carbon Fiber  Dec 17th, 2012 
Corvette C7 Interior Teased 
 
 
New 2013 Dodge Charger AWD Sport Adds Power, Paddle Shifters  Dec 17th, 2012 
We love the 2013 Dodge Charger Daytona’s style, but for buyers who want the big four-door’s attitude with all-wheel-drive capability, Dodge presents the 2013 Charger AWD Sport model. Offered on 2013 Charger V-6 and V-8 models, the all-wheel-drive model adds a bit of power, style, and paddle shifters for $1195 on Charger AWD V-8 cars [...] 
 
 
Toyota leads auto industry during record year  Dec 17th, 2012 

The auto industry is set to cap off a record year with global sales topping 80 million cars and trucks for the first time. Toyota Motor Corp. is leading the way after rebounding from Japans 2011 ...  
 
 
Maserati Ghibli prototype of Italian E-Class rival spied  Dec 17th, 2012 

has been caught winter testing by CarAdvice’s spies. Italy’s new answer to the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class is being prepped for its expected mid 2013 launch. Maserati ...  
 
 
10 Handy Smartphone Apps for Drivers  Dec 17th, 2012 

LAME... Why do I care how many G's my car is pulling?  Anyway the only good apps are Free apps. Check out GasBuddy, It tells you the lowest gas prices in the area and it's maintain by ...  
 
 
Lexus LFA production of epic Japanese supercar ends  Dec 17th, 2012 

has rolled off its production line, ending the 500-unit run of the Japanese brand’s epic $700,000 supercar. Lexus had been building the LFA at a rate of 20 per month since December 2010, with ...  
 
 
Toyota poised to be top automaker GM strives for second place  Dec 17th, 2012 

Toyota Motor Corp. is set to be 2012 biggest automaker, while Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co. battle for second place during the final weeks of 2012. According to a Bloomberg Businessweek ...  
 
 
10 outrageous options on luxury cars  Dec 17th, 2012 

Just another example of how much a car can be when engineers have the budget to do it and how people feel that all these options make them more luxurious. Let's be real though. This is nothing ...  
 
 
Mercedes-Benz CLS350 Shooting Brake Review  Dec 17th, 2012 

As a wagon-esque version of a four-door 'coupe', it's fair to call the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake a niche within a niche. Mercedes genuinely created a fresh, modern segment in ...  
 
 
Cars collide on Hall Street one vehicle flees scene  Dec 17th, 2012 

St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - A two car collision has sent two people to the hospital overnight. St. Louis Police and paramedics responded to the crash scene on Hall Street near Carrie Avenue around ...  
 
 
10 Most Useless Car Technologies  Dec 17th, 2012 

Whoever wrote this sounds like some one who just hates technology. Pretty sure the map lights helped me a lot of times, it does get dark in the car and if I drop something I need to see it. ...  
 
 
Drought hurts shipping... Boehner offers tax hike... Toyota No. 1 again  Dec 17th, 2012 

Southwest adds fees for extra bags, missed flights (Read more at Bizjournals) Despite good economic outlook, strife in Washington imperils growth (Read more at NYT) Private-equity firms using more ...  
 
 
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