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Groupon CEO on AMC partnership, transforming platform into a 'utility'

CNBCCNBC - Dec 3, 2018
Fewer emails and a wider array of offerings are the recipe for success at Groupon as the e-commerce platform tries to transform itself into more of a "utility" for ...  


Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo will gain a Jeep Compass-based SUV

Autoblog (blog)Autoblog (blog) - Nov 30, 2018
First of all, Alfa Romeo will gain a new compact SUV based on the Jeep Compass architecture. The still-unnamed model will be available as a plug-in hybrid, and it will be built in Pomigliano, Italy. No U.S. availability has yet been announced, but it ...  


One of Best Rides at Disney Isn't a Ride
Popular Mechanics - Nov 19, 2018

I've seen an Amphicar here and there as a novelty at an auction or car show, but I've never seen one in action, splashing into a lake. And I've certainly never ridden in one. So when I heard there were Amphicar rides at Disney Springs—the sprawling ...  

Armstrong Siddeley

Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire: Buying guide and review (1952-1960)

AutoExpressAutoExpress - Nov 5, 2018
Armstrong Siddeley may not be all that well known outside of classic car circles today, but during the first half of the 20th century, it was the well-regarded manufacturer of aircraft engines and top class luxury automobiles. Arguably the company's ...  

Aston Martin

Aston Martin on 'cancelled F1 plans'

Sport24Sport24 - Nov 30, 2018
Cape Town - Aston Martin won't be entering Formula 1 as an engine manufacturer, saying Liberty's decision not to change the rules put them off. Aston Martin were considering a move into Formula 1 as an engine manufacturer as the sport's owners Liberty ...  


The Audi A4 versus the Audi S5 reviewed—sometimes less is more

Ars TechnicaArs Technica - Nov 29, 2018
The brand is Audi, the cars are the 2018 A4 sedan and 2018 S5 Sportback, and the surprise? For that you'll have to read on. Neither car is a stranger to these pages. We first drove the A4 sedan back in 2016 at its launch, proclaiming it "for nerds, by ...  

Austin Healey

Cars We Remember: A great letter from 'Railroad' Ray Laverty

Newton KansanNewton Kansan - Dec 3, 2018
I came home to New Jersey with a 1961 Austin Healey Sprite (Bugeye) while my Army buddies opted for the Austin Healey 3000, an MGA and a Triumph TR-2. You mentioned the Englishtown Raceway Park dragway in past columns and it brings back many ...  

Austro Daimler

In Photos: Genuine Artifacts from the Titanic on Display at a Unique Exhibition in Brno

Brno DailyBrno Daily - Nov 3, 2018
The Technical Museum of Brno helped to recreate the beginning of the twentieth century by loaning the museum's oldest exhibit, a 1910 Austro-Daimler automobile, and models of a steam engine and locomotive. All exhibits have descriptions in both Czech ...  

Auto Union

GM's Plan to Close Oshawa Plant Is Setback for Canada's Auto Sector

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal - Nov 26, 2018
Leadership from auto union Unifor said work would resume Tuesday. Some workers appeared shaken when speaking to local media Monday morning. One woman said her heart was pumping so fast it felt like it would pop out of her chest. One longtime GM ...  


Baker Electric

Antique Tool Talk

Oroville Mercury RegisterOroville Mercury Register - Nov 5, 2018
Baker Electric Bethlehem Chevrolet. Clydesdale Dearborn Denby. DeSoto Diamond T Dodge. Duplex Eastern Truckford Federal. Ford Four Wheel Fulton. Garford General Motors (GMC) Graham Brothers. Gramm-Bernstein Indiana Truck International ...  


Walter Bentley: People urged to attend WW2 RAF hero's funeral

BBC NewsBBC News - Dec 1, 2018
A veterans network has urged people to attend the funeral of a war hero who died with no surviving family. Flying Officer Walter Bentley was forced to crash land after his first flight in September 1944, ferrying food and ammunition to Allied troops ...  


Rare Bizzarrini 128P Targa Florio prototype heads to auction

AutoClassicsAutoClassics - Nov 30, 2018
Giotto Bizzarrini simply couldn't kick the habit. The legendary Italian automotive designer, who'd penned icons like the Ferrari 250 GTO and its 'Breadvan' counterpart, had been forced to close his eponymous Bizzarrini company in 1969. But it didn't ...  


IM Group to import Borgward Group's SUV electric vehicles (EVs)

AMAM - Nov 26, 2018
Premium German car manufacturer Borgward Group is preparing to import its latest range of SUV electric vehicles (EVs) to the UK through a strategic partnership with Subaru and Isuzu importer, the IM Group. Midlands-based IM Group currently manages the ...  


$150000 buys a Bugatti Veyron's complete interior

Motor AuthorityMotor Authority - Dec 6, 2018
A sum of $150,000 is no insignificant amount of money. One could do many things with that kind of cash, but for the ultra wealthy, that's a drop in the bucket. In other words, spending that much on a car's interior, a Bugatti Veyron's interior mind you ...  


Drive Time: China-built Envision strengthens Buick

Greeley TribuneGreeley Tribune - Nov 24, 2018
Mildly impressive, not only for its performance, but also its exterior style and interior comfort and quietness is the 2019 Buick Envision, right out of a General Motors factory in China. The Envision was designed originally for the Chinese market and ...  


GM's 'Cadillac-exclusive' V8 will likely end up in next CTS-V, Escalade

CNETCNET - Nov 29, 2018
Earlier this year, Cadillac introduced a brand-new, 4.2-liter, twin-turbo V8 engine. This "Cadillac-exclusive" engine was originally scheduled to arrive under the hood of the CT6 V-Sport. But with the recent announcement that the CT6 will end ...  


Why GM CEO Mary Barra killed Chevrolet cars, approved likely plant closures

Mary Barra has methodically reshaped General Motors. As Barra nears her five-year anniversary as GM CEO, the full scope of her imprint on the nation's largest automaker is becoming clearer. She's made GM sharper, lighter and more focused on the future.  


Fiat Chrysler to Invest in Italy to Boost Jobs & Margins

Zacks.comZacks.com - Nov 30, 2018
According to the latest plan, a new Fiat 500 electric model will be produced at Fiat Chrysler's Mirafiori plant in Turin and a mild-hybrid version of its popular Fiat Panda hatchback will be produced in Pomigliano plant in southern Italy. Melfi plant ...  


The evolution of the Pininfarina design process over 80 years
GQ India - Nov 13, 2018

The Cisitalia was a car that embodied the perfection of overall proportion. The pushed forward cabin was an innovative design feature that had not been seen in cars before. Its long bonnet went on to define the design of modern front engine cars that ...  


Taking a Citroen 2CV for a drive in Paris

BBC NewsBBC News - Nov 26, 2018
The Citroen's classic 2CV turns 70 this year. Around five million of them were built between 1948 and 1990 when the production lines were closed. The name of the car 2CV is short for "deux chevaux" or "two horses" and it is estimated there are still ...  


Global Automotive Infotainment Testing Platform Market 2018 – National Instruments, Averna, cleNET, Danlaw, Wind ...
Browse Live News (press release) (blog) - Nov 27, 2018

A market study based on the Automotive Infotainment Testing Platform Market across the globe, recently added to the repository of Market Research, is titled 'Global Automotive Infotainment Testing Platform Market 2018'. The research report analyses the ...  


Indonesia to hold Daihatsu master 2019

The Sentinel AssamThe Sentinel Assam - Nov 23, 2018
Jakarta: The committee of the Daihatsu Indonesia masters 2019 has vowed readiness for holding the forthcoming international badminton tournament in the country. The tournament with the category of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) world tour super ...  


Daimler concept shows how self-driving cars could communicate with pedestrians

Motor AuthorityMotor Authority - Dec 2, 2018
Until then, some automakers aren't only working on the tech itself, but also developing ways for self-driving cars to communicate with pedestrians. Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler showed off its initial concept for how a self-driving car will communicate ...  


Someone Please Save this Magnificent Datsun 240Z Barn Find

RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Nov 28, 2018
Looking for your next big restoration project? This untouched 1972 Datsun 240Z barn find could be your perfect winter project. It's for sale right now on eBay Motors. You should buy it. Welcome to You Must Buy, our daily look at the cars you really ...  

De Tomaso

“Pristine” De Tomaso Pantera could fetch over £150000 at auction
Sunday Times Driving - Nov 7, 2018

The early example 1974 De Tomaso Pantera L (for “Lusso”, meaning luxury) is in “pristine condition”, according to auctioneer RM Sotheby's, with low mileage, original parts, and servicing and refurbishment carried out on behalf of the family that's ...  


DeLorean Vs. Bricklin Drag Race Is Vintage Gullwing Gold

Motor1.comMotor1.com - Nov 21, 2018
This certainly isn't your typical drag race, but honestly, we can't believe this hasn't been done before. Considering the newest car in this lineup is nearly 40 years old, it's quite possible such a race has occurred in the past. It's just that nobody ...  


Tuesday's DeSoto County sports

DeSoto Times-TribuneDeSoto Times-Tribune - Dec 5, 2018
NBA G League. Memphis Hustle 109, Grand Rapids 93 (Dusty Hannahs-25 points for Hustle.) Boys basketball. Lewisburg 74, Strayhorn 68 (Isaiah Sheffield-29 points for Lewisburg.) Senatobia 78, DeSoto Central 60. Center Hill 100, Oxford 64 (Decorian ...  

Detroit Electric

Nissan to Debut EV Concept in Detroit. Could It Be an Electric Crossover?

Motor TrendMotor Trend - Nov 29, 2018
Nissan unveiled the refreshed 2019 Nissan Maxima and 2019 Nissan Murano at its L.A. Auto Show press conference on Wednesday. In addition to showing subtly revised sheetmetal, Nissan also had an announcement to make. The brand plans to show a ...  


Republican wins Alaska House race by one vote after mystery ballot tossed

Washington TimesWashington Times - Dec 2, 2018
JUNEAU, Alaska — Republican Bart LeBon has won an Alaska state House race by one vote after a ballot recount, officials said. Before Friday's recount, LeBon and Democrat Kathryn Dodge were tied with 2,661 votes apiece. Recount results showed LeBon ...  


Duesenberg SSJ
Top Speed - Nov 9, 2018

Yet, I am most interested about one - the $22 million 1935 Duesenberg SSJ - a car once owned by Gary Cooper. This isn't just about any expensive car sold at an auction. Gary Cooper's 1935 Duesenberg SSJ became the most expensive American car ever ...  


Local history: Akron Edsel dealership had high hopes in late 1950s

Akron Beacon JournalAkron Beacon Journal - Nov 25, 2018
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When Ford gives you lemons, open a showroom. “There has never been a car like the Edsel,” the Ford Motor Co. boasted in 1957 after investing $250 million in a new division of vehicles. “It is a magnificent ...  

Facel Vega

Mercedes 300 SL roadster tops Artcurial's 'Champs' auction

The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog)The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog) - Nov 5, 2018
Highlights included a million-dollar Mercedes-Benz 300 SL roadster, cars with celebrity provenance, and the sale of a collection of cars produced by Facel Vega, which Artcurial Motorcars noted was “the last true French luxury marque.” “We have paid ...  


Tether Re-Opens Direct Redemption of Fiat, While Bitfinex Adds Tether-Fiat Trading Pairs

CointelegraphCointelegraph - Nov 27, 2018
According to the official announcement, the update allows users to redeem their tokens on the Tether.to platform at a USDT to fiat ratio of 1:1. All Tether deposits and withdrawals are zero-fee, while fiat transfers are are subject to commissions ...  


The 308 GTB Is The Coolest Ferrari You Can Still Afford

RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Dec 3, 2018
It seems like every vintage Ferrari these days has skyrocketed in value beyond reach for the general public. If you're not super-wealthy, you might have a hard time finding a fun classic car with a prancing horse badge to keep in your garage. But there ...  


Why Ford will keep plants humming and Trump happy

The Spokesman-ReviewThe Spokesman-Review - Nov 29, 2018
In a significant rework of its U.S. production plans, Ford will eliminate shifts at factories in Trump country. But it plans to retain all the 1,150 workers affected by shifting their jobs to Michigan and Kentucky plants making big SUVs or supplying ...  


2020 GMC Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD spied on public roads

Autoblog (blog)Autoblog (blog) - Nov 30, 2018
We saw spy shots of the Chevrolet Silverado HD a short time ago, and now it looks like GM has got the 2020 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty trucks running around in public too. The one we're looking at here appears to be a 2500 Denali Crew Cab, distinguished ...  


Throwback Thursday 1964: the excellent Glas 1700 and its maker's story

AutocarAutocar - Aug 23, 2018
Much care was taken to ensure BMW was never associated with the Goggomobil, unlike with the Isetta 'bubble car', which had provided salvation for BMW during 1956-1962. Ironically, the former vastly outsold the latter. The rebadged Glas models lasted ...  


Someone Please Buy This Green Big-Block Chevy V8-Swapped Hummer H1

RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Nov 30, 2018
No matter what you think of the Hummer H1, it's an icon. Military origins and a unique style cemented it as one of America's most recognizable cars. This early 1993 wagon model is painted in a stunning shade of green, and has had its original motor ...  

Hispano Suiza

Someone is trying to resurrect Hispano Suiza

CarWaleGoodwood Road and Racing - Oct 31, 2018
This is the curvy outline of the new 2019 Hispano Suiza, latest attempt to resurrect a car-making future for one of the biggest automotive names of the 1930s. The new car is all electric and will be revealed in full at the Geneva Motor Show next March.  


Honda Doesn't Let Even 'The Grinch' Derail Its Important Happy Honda Days Campaign

ForbesForbes - Nov 30, 2018
That's what marketers at Honda were thinking when they commissioned The Grinch from the new movie remake of the beloved children's Christmas story to "shut down" Happy Honda Days in a TV ad and a social-media effort right before Thanksgiving.  


Quit Stalling

New York TimesNew York Times - Dec 1, 2018
36D: Absolutely my sentimental favorite today, I think; I was searching for one of those fanciful old vehicles. (Hupmobile? Some adorable flying car?) I'd forgotten those big wavy flaps on the back of the BATMOBILE, some of which were, indeed, very batty.  


Hyundai to Feature Celebrity Stylist Ty Hunter on Lifestyle Platform

WWDWWD - Nov 28, 2018
The company has a new lifestyle events platform called Hyundai Style Nite, and it is kicking off the venture with a fashion collaboration. The fashion collection, a collaboration between American celebrity stylist Ty Hunter and Korean star designer ...  


The new Isuzu D-Max Utah V-Cross will make you v-happy

CarscoopsAutomotive World - Dec 3, 2018
Isuzu UK, the pick-up professionals, is pleased to announce the launch of the new Isuzu D-Max Utah V-Cross double cab. A special edition in the D-Max range, the Utah V-Cross will be produced in a limited to a volume of 100 vehicles in total and will be ...  


Jeep Gladiator, Honda Passport Suggest Off-Roading Return

ForbesForbes - Nov 29, 2018
At this week's Los Angeles auto show we saw the debuts of the Honda Passport and the Jeep Gladiator, two vehicles that hang their Stetsons on their ability to go where others can't. The Ford Bronco, a legendary off-road name, is waiting in the wings ...  

Jeep Willys

Steve McQueen's Old Willys Jeep Is Headed to Auction

RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Nov 6, 2018
Steve McQueen is beloved by car enthusiasts for his exceptional automotive taste. The actor famously owned a Jaguar XKSS, a brown Ferrari 250 Lusso, and a number of Porsche 911s at various points in his life. He also made a certain green Mustang an ...  



Aston Martin Lagonda Operating Profit Triples on High Demand

Motley FoolMotley Fool - Nov 15, 2018
British supercar maker Aston Martin Lagonda (LSE:AML) said on Nov. 15 that its operating profit nearly tripled in the third quarter from a year ago, to 25.3 million British pounds ($32.9 million). Revenue increased 81%, to 282.4 million pounds ($367.1 ...  


The return of Lancia's legendary Stratos

MoneyWeekMoneyWeek - Nov 30, 2018
In the Seventies the Lancia Stratos was the coolest car on the planet. The reborn version is stunning. Raw, claustrophobic and designed to race without compromise, the original Lancia Stratos was not the ideal car in which to do the school run or ...  

Land Rover

An Indiana man was caught with $260 of heroin. The state took his $42000 Land Rover.

Indianapolis StarIndianapolis Star - Nov 30, 2018
The name of a case heard Wednesday by U.S. Supreme Court sounds strange: “Tyson Timbs and a 2012 Land Rover LR2 vs. State of Indiana.” But Timbs, from Marion, Indiana, has an opportunity to change constitutional law with this case. It involves a pretty ...  


Lexus Expands Its High-Performance F Line

FortuneFortune - Nov 27, 2018
A decade after debuting a high-performance line to compete with German luxury brands, Lexus is bolstering its track-focused portfolio. Toyota's upscale division is reportedly planning to launch sporty, high-horsepower versions of its grand tourer and ...  


Drivesouth Motoring and Boating Zone
Otago Daily Times - Nov 1, 2018

From the forefront of motoring to the pages of history, don't miss the 1901 steam Locomobile car, the first car in Dunedin. Owned by T.W. Kempthorne, this Locomobile brings an all-new meaning to “classic car” — don't miss your chance to see it in person.  


FCA Boss Admits Mistakes Behind Maserati's Monumental Sales Slump

The DriveThe Drive - Nov 19, 2018
Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley is admitting that "mistakes were made" in regards to Maserati which led to a massive sales slump for the Italian luxury brand, Automotive News reveals. From the report, Maserati earnings fell a whopping 87 percent to the ...  


PICTURES: Expensive Mercedes-Benz Maybach S 650, Rolls Royce Cullinan land at RGM Airport in Harare

ZwNews.comZwNews.com - Nov 27, 2018
It appears the rich are getting richer while the poor are getting poorer in our broken Zimbabwean economy. This was clearly demonstrated yesterday Monday when one of Harare's millionaires chartered a plane to fly in their 2 imported head-turning beasts ...  


The New 2019 Mazda 3 Is Beautiful Inside and Out and Available with AWD

Car and DriverCar and Driver - Nov 28, 2018
UPDATE 11/28/18: Mazda shared a few more details about the 3's powertrains, including that the previous car's 2.0-liter base engine is being dropped from the lineup for good. While the company hasn't finalized trim levels, Mazda vehicle development ...  

Mercedes Benz

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class starts under $55000

CNETCNET - Nov 29, 2018
Mercedes-Benz announced this week that the 2020 GLE-Class will start at $53,700 before a $995 destination charge. The base engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 that puts out 255 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard, ...  


South Korea court orders Mitsubishi of Japan to pay for forced labor during WWII

BBC NewsJURIST - Nov 29, 2018
South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling ordering Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan to compensate South Koreans who were forced into labor at their factories during World War II. The lower court ruling ordered Mitsubishi ...  


Nissan delays decision on Ghosn successor

ReutersReuters - Dec 4, 2018
Nissan has tasked former trade and industry official Masakazu Toyoda, retired Renault SA (RENA.PA) executive Jean-Baptiste Duzan and race car driver Keiko Ihara with the selection of a new chairman, which is to be submitted to the rest of the board at ...  


This Mint 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue Led a Pack of Heroes at Radwood LA

JalopnikJalopnik - Dec 3, 2018
Call it a “Meh Car” all you want, but this minty fresh 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue had my coworker Andrew and me, well, intrigued. Among the many gems at Radwood Los Angeles this past weekend, it was this generic Kansas City-built sedan that was best able ...  


This Tiny Opel Has a 255-HP Engine That Can Rev to Over 10000 RPM

RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Nov 22, 2018
According to this video's uploader, the car uses a 1.6-liter Opel block using a head from a Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle engine, allowing it to rev to 10,400 RPM and make an astounding 255 horsepower. Combine that with the car's 1700-pound curb weight ...  


Peugeot 308 hits 1 million units

CarAdviceCarAdvice - Dec 3, 2018
Peugeot has produced its one millionth 308 this past week, along with the 500,000th 3008, both rolling down the production line at almost the same time. According to the French brand, the 308 is being built at a rate of 860 vehicles per day, while the ...  

Pierce Arrow

Tag Archives: 2018 Pierce Arrow XT 95' midmount ladder truck

wvdispatch.comwvdispatch.com - Nov 30, 2018
The Warwick Fire Department (WFD) reports that for the year to date they have responded to 474 calls for service. The members of the WFD would like to wish their family, friends, and neighbors in Warwick a happy and a safe holiday season. On Fri., Nov.  



Pontiac Township offices are moving
Pontiac Daily Leader - Nov 29, 2018

There's been a radical shift with the way one Pontiac governmental unit is run. Pontiac Township Supervisor Lori Pemberton, who took over the top township job a year and a half ago, announced Wednesday that a geographical consolidation of three ...  


Porsche just remade the 911

CNNCNN - Dec 4, 2018
The 911 wasn't the first Porsche. It was introduced in 1963 as a more expensive, higher-performing alternative to the Porsche 356. It was natural to think that, over time, the 911 would be supplanted by other, even better cars. Certainly, many other ...  


Japan-France spat over Renault-Nissan brews as Ghosn remains jailed

NBCNews.comNBCNews.com - Nov 30, 2018
Tokyo authorities extended the detention on Friday of ousted Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn for 10 days, media said, amid signs of a brewing diplomatic feud over the balance of power at the troubled Renault-Nissan alliance. The 19-year partnership ...  

Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce demonstrates fully autonomous passenger ferry in Finland

VentureBeatVentureBeat - Dec 3, 2018
Rolls-Royce has publicly demonstrated what it calls the “world's first fully autonomous ferry” on a trip between Parainen and Nauvo in Finland. The British company entered a research partnership with Finnish state-owned Finferries back in May ...  


2018 HW Vanguard: Adam Saab

HousingWireHousingWire - Dec 3, 2018
So what did some of those changes look like? Saab made LoanCare a place with a defined company culture; it became a better place to work through a relaxed dress code, work from home opportunities and ongoing leadership communication that everyone ...  


Freie Presse - Dec 1, 2018

ADAC-Eventmanager Lutz Oeser hat in einer Pressemitteilung auf die Ticket-Vorverkaufstellen für den Motorrad Grand Prix auf dem Sachsenring 2019 hingewiesen. Demnach befindet sich eine im ADAC Turm an der Hohensteiner Straße 18 in Oberlungwitz.  


Skoda Scala interior revealed ahead of full debut on 6 December

Motoring ResearchMotoring Research - Dec 3, 2018
The new Skoda Scala is the first car from the Czech brand to feature its new interior design concept – and newly-released images of the new family hatchback's cabin suggest it's a good-looking one. The new interior sees Skoda switch from built-in ...  


Global Luxury Cars Market 2018 – Bugatti, Spyker, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce

Browse Live News (press release) (blog)Browse Live News (press release) (blog) - Nov 19, 2018
Global Luxury Cars Market Research Report furnish valuable insights regarding global Luxury Cars industry's historic, current and forthcoming sitch. The report enfolds a thorough analysis of market driving factors, global market share, changing market ...  


1938 Studebaker: A Family Travel Treasure

Farm ForumFarm Forum - Nov 30, 2018
Herbert Howard set off on a family vacation in a 1938 Studebaker President Cruising Sedan with his wife, son, daughter-in-law, and young grandson George. The three generations drove round-trip from New York to Florida. Because this excursion was ...  


Subaru Forester Sport 2019 review, photos

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Dec 2, 2018
The all-new 2019 Subaru Forester starts at $24295 and will take on the Honda CR-V, Toyota Rav4, and Nissan Rogue.  



Toyota North America vehicle sales decline 0.6%

Automotive NewsMarketWatch - Dec 3, 2018
Toyota Motor North America TM, +1.67% said Monday it November vehicle sales declined 0.6% from a year ago, on a volume and daily-selling-rate basis. Toyota division sales fell 0.3% to 163,977 vehicles, while Lexus sales declined 2.5% to 26,446 vehicles.  


Trabant parade celebrates the fall of the wall

The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog)The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog) - Nov 10, 2018
Virginia, pointing to his two-cylinder, 26 horsepower blue Trabant, the former East Germany's best, worst (and only) domestically produced car. “The engine is small but it's efficient…I've had it up to 100 km an hour (about 60 mph).” Welcome to the ...  


Carer fined after she crashed into family's Vauxhall in Royal Wootton Bassett

Swindon AdvertiserSwindon Advertiser - Nov 29, 2018
Carer fined after she crashed into family's Vauxhall in Royal Wootton Bassett. By Tom Seaward @swindonadver Reporter. Swindon Magistrates' Court. A CARER admitted crashing into a family car in Royal Wootton Bassett. Rebecca Colvin, 26, of The ...  


Volkswagen will recall 75000 cars over seatbelt fault

BBC NewsBBC News - Nov 24, 2018
Volkswagen will recall about 75,000 of its VW Polo and Seat Ibiza and Arona cars after a seatbelt fault was exposed by a Finnish car magazine test drive. A new fix would be offered to affected UK owners from Monday, VW said. The test drive in Finland ...  


17500 Volvo Sedans, SUVs and Wagons: Recall Alert

Cars.com NewsCars.com News - Nov 27, 2018
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 17,500 model-year 2017-19 Volvo XC40, XC60 and XC90 SUVs; S90 sedans; and V60, V60 Cross Country, V90 and V90 Cross Country wagons. The Problem: The software installed in the vehicle connectivity module may ...  

Car Salesman

Taxi Driver

Taxi driver shot by passenger in KCMO

KSHBKSHB - Dec 5, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A taxi driver was shot by a passenger in Kansas City, Missouri Tuesday night. The driver, a woman in her mid-50s working for zTrip, was dropping off several passengers at about 8:45 p.m. in the 900 block of Benton Boulevard when the ...  

Automobile Designer

Rivian gets a surprise visit from Tesla Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen

TeslaratiTeslarati - Nov 30, 2018
Teslarati spotted the veteran automobile designer, and chief designer to the Tesla Model S, Model X, and Model 3, paying a surprise visit to Rivian's LA Autoshow booth one day before the event is set to open its doors to the general public. Tesla also ...  

Automotive Designer

Willys-Knight: Bold colors unusual for 1930 premium car

Chron.comChron.com - Nov 29, 2018
Amos Northrup, the hot automotive designer of the era, was hired to add pizazz to the Willys-Knight lineup. Bold color combinations, including lime green, yellow, and orange, accentuated the new styling. These were not your everyday car colors back then.  

Van Driver

Search underway for hit-and-run driver in NW Miami-Dade crash; 2 hurt

WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort LauderdaleWSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale - Nov 28, 2018
When asked whether he thought the motorist was driving under the influence, the van driver replied, “Definitely.” Officials said the driver of the SUV that triggered the crash took off running right after impact. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue transported two ...  

Truck Driver

Grain truck driver charged in Somerset power outage

Delmarva Daily TimesDelmarva Daily Times - Dec 1, 2018
The driver of a grain truck that pulled down power lines, causing a widespread power outage in Somerset County on Wednesday night, has been charged in the incident, according to Maryland State Police. Michael B. Bowen has been charged with failure to ...  

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