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Get Out is playing at AMC theaters for free this Presidents' Day

The VergeThe Verge - Feb 14, 2018
Jordan Peele's Get Out is heading into this year's Academy Awards with four nominations, including Best Picture, and audiences will be able to see the film again for free at AMC theaters this Presidents' Day. Peele made the announcement today via ...  


Bolder style, performance for Acura's TLX A-Spec
Press Herald - Feb 23, 2018

With the A-Spec, Acura is making positive strides toward those tough foes. It gets a sharper look, is loaded with standard equipment, and receives a more sophisticated infotainment system. Gone is the pointed beak, replaced by dark mesh grille and ...  

Alfa Romeo

Pricing Confirmed for Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

The DriveThe Drive - Feb 15, 2018
A second Alfa Romeo bearing the four-leaved clover will grace American streets very soon. The Stelvio Quadrifoglio performance crossover is about to be the most expensive thing you can buy at an American Alfa Romeo dealership with pricing recently ...  


Vintage Amphicar, which floats on water and drives on land, added to classic car museum's collection
Herald Sun - Feb 5, 2018

Onlookers were shocked recently to see this bright yellow vintage* car driving down a boat ramp and out into Sydney Harbour. But they needn't have worried — it was no ordinary car — and it wasn't the first time it had taken to the water. The car — a ...  

Armstrong Siddeley

Barnaby to launch vintage Hinkler car
Bundaberg News Mail - Jan 30, 2018

IT'S been called the "most significant Armstrong Siddeley restoration of its type in the world” by the Armstrong Siddeley Car Club of Australia. A group of dedicated vehicle enthusiasts and professionals have been beavering away from dawn 'til dusk ...  

Aston Martin

Aston Martin's luxury condo revs up for 2021 completion

New AtlasNew Atlas - Feb 22, 2018
Back in 2016, Aston Martin revealed its plan to expand into luxury real estate with a new sail-shaped condo in Miami, Florida. Construction work recently began and now the automaker has shared additional information on the project, as well as some ...  


The 705-Horsepower Audi RS6 Avant Performance Nogaro Edition ...

The DriveThe Drive - Feb 21, 2018
There are precious few things one can count on in the world these days, but sure as the rotation of the (not flat) Earth, we'll always love station wagons. And the Audi RS6 Avant Performance Nogaro Edition, a 705-horsepower hauler of things with a long ...  

Austin Healey

Caltrain hits classic car, drags it a quarter mile

The Daily PostThe Daily Post - Feb 11, 2018
Menlo Park firefighters arrived at the Watkins crossing at 8:13 p.m. and saw that the Austin-Healey was on fire. The car was entangled under the front grill of the locomotive, which had stopped, the fire district said in a statement. “After ...  

Austro Daimler

A river at war: How Glasgow's shipyards helped shape First World War

Evening TimesEvening Times - Feb 13, 2018
In 1913, the company acquired the licence to manufacture the Austro Daimler aero engine which it did at the Dumfries works of the Arrol Johnston motor company. Known as the Beardmore 120hp and Beardmore 160hp engines, they powered many British aircraft ...  

Auto Union

Autos splutter back on road over 30 hours later

Times of IndiaTimes of India - Feb 10, 2018
Auto union leaders, including INTTUC leader Subhasish Chakraborty, visited the spot. "I am trying to get justice for Iman. I was at court. Will I concentrate there or listen to your immediate demands?" he was heard saying. After he left, some more ...  


BMW opens job training school for US Marines at Camp Pendleton

CNBCCNBC - Feb 16, 2018
The German automaker said its technical training program will be the first for a premium automaker on a US military base.  

Baker Electric

Baker Electric Inc.'s Kim Molzahn Receives Volunteer of the Year Award

PR Web (press release)PR Web (press release) - Jan 23, 2018
Baker Electric Inc. is pleased to announce Director of Human Resources, Kim Molzahn, won the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego (BGCGSD) Volunteer of the Year award. Molzahn was one of 85 volunteer award recipients at the 30th North County ...  


Now It Can Be Told: Barbara Stevens Has 1000 Victories to Her Name

New York TimesNew York Times - Feb 20, 2018
PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. — The problem was with the entry pass, with the positioning in the paint, with the team's inability to get the ball to the biggest player in a spot where she could make the most advantageous use of her size and strength. All of ...  


Bizzarrini 5300 GT. Oogstrelend onbekend

Auto Motor Klassiek NieuwsAuto Motor Klassiek Nieuws - Feb 18, 2018
Bizzarrini 5300 GT. Oogstrelend onbekend De supercar waar het zelfvoldane Ferrari, Lamborghini en Maserati heimelijk nerveus van werden. Terecht. Talentvol Die latente dreiging kwam van binnenuit: de getalenteerde ingenieur Giotto Bizzarrini stond van ...  


Borgward to launch pure electric SUV with range of 300km at Auto China 2018
盖世汽车新闻 (press release) - Feb 9, 2018

The model stresses its identification of a NEV with several blue decorative trims in its interior. Moreover, the BXi7 also takes some coordinative changes in some detail, such as instrument panel. Equipped with the e-Propulsion system which can ...  


Bugatti Prints Titanium Brake Caliper

Rapid Ready TechnologyRapid Ready Technology - Feb 21, 2018
Volkswagen subsidiary Bugatti Automobiles has produced what it claims is the single largest 3D-printed vehicle component made of titanium – an 8-piston brake caliper for the front axle of the Chiron sports car. The 16-in., 6.4-lb. component is 40 ...  


GM's Buick scores big in JD Power dependability rankings

DETROIT – Buicks are right up there with Lexus and Porsche when it comes to the top three brands for dependability, a new J.D. Power survey finds. The news is certain to be cheered at General Motors as its Buick division takes over the third-place spot ...  


The Cadillac CT6 review: Super Cruise is a game-changer

Ars TechnicaArs Technica - Feb 22, 2018
Cadillac's flagship CT6 might not have the best interior in its class. It might not have the sharpest, track-honed handling. It doesn't have a butter-smooth V12 engine. It definitely doesn't have the best infotainment system. And yet, it is carrying ...  


Tommy Nix Chevrolet to provide new equipment for Tahlequah baseball program
Tahlequah Daily Press - Feb 22, 2018

Tommy Nix Chevrolet is partnering with the Tahlequah Public Schools in Tahlequah. Tommy Nix Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, invitations to FREE instructional clinics, and an ...  


Sergio Marchionne's final lap at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Automotive News (blog)Automotive News (blog) - Feb 19, 2018
One thing about Marchionne stands out as the onetime tax accountant and philosophy student prepares to step aside after nearly 15 years running first Fiat and now FCA: The guy knows how to make money.  


Classic cars coming to town

Corowa Free Press (press release) (blog)Corowa Free Press (press release) (blog) - Feb 14, 2018
The two-day touring rally has been organised by car enthusiast Jack Quinn from Cisitalia Promotions in Melbourne. “We have cars coming from across Victoria, NSW and some are even coming from New Zealand,” he said. It is a chance for car enthusiasts to ...  


Peugeot Rifter revealed as Citroen Berlingo Multispace sibling

AutocarAutocar - Feb 21, 2018
The Rifter is mechanically identical to the Citroen Berlingo Multispace and Vauxhall Combo Life, being based on the previous-generation cars, with the EMP2 platform front end allowing for greater driver assistance technologies, such as Advanced Grip ...  


DiMora Motorcar Invited to Dr. George Car Show
Quebec Daily Examiner - Feb 8, 2018

As current owner of Clenet, the ever popular Neoclassic automobiles that he built in the 1980s, Mr. DiMora is gearing up to bring limited-edition cars with the same flair back to market. They will use today's state-of-the-art technology and will also ...  


The Mystery Of The Daihatsu Taft's Name May Be Solved

JalopnikJalopnik - Jan 19, 2018
The Daihatsu Taft isn't a particularly well-known car in America. Daihatsu never sold the Taft here in the States, though it shared its name with our girthsome 27th President and 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. We did get the Taft's successor ...  


Chinese Auto Magnate Buys $9 Billion Stake in Daimler

New York TimesNew York Times - Feb 23, 2018
The Chinese businessman who owns the Geely automotive group has acquired a $9 billion stake in Daimler, the German maker of Mercedes-Benz cars and trucks. The investment by Li Shufu, which Daimler confirmed Friday in a regulatory filing in Germany ...  


Datsun enters compact SUV world with new Cross

Independent OnlineIndependent Online - Jan 18, 2018
Jakarta - Datsun is gunning for a slice of the compact crossover market with the not-so-adventurously-named Datsun Cross, revealed in Indonesia on Thursday. Until now the budget brand has concentrated solely on entry level cars, so the Cross is a clear ...  

De Tomaso

Classic Ride: 1969 De Tomaso Mangusta

AutomobileAutomobile - Jan 31, 2018
When Carroll Shelby pulled out of his partnership with Alejandro De Tomaso, De Tomaso took it personally. Exactly why their deal to build the P70, an Italian-designed replacement for the Shelby Cobra, went south isn't exactly clear. Tall tales run the ...  


DeLorean's Humble home could be producing new cars in early '19

Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle - Feb 12, 2018
DeLorean's Humble home could be producing new cars in early '19. Iconic car touted as 'tomorrow's gold,' to be available by January 2019. By Paul Takahashi. February 12, 2018 Updated: February 18, 2018 7:49pm. DeLoreans are lined up outside the ...  


UIL gives two-year probation and reprimand to boys basketball teams from DeSoto and Duncanville after brawl

FOX 4 NewsDallas News (blog) - Feb 14, 2018
The disciplinary action was for the postgame brawl between the teams after DeSoto won 67-46 at Duncanville on Feb. 6. The UIL committee viewed video of the incident from three angles, which showed players and fans involved in the altercation as coaches ...  

Detroit Electric

Bollinger Eyeing Downtown Detroit for Truck EV

Paul EisensteinPaul Eisenstein - Jan 19, 2018
Additionally, there has been at least one other electric vehicle maker in recent memory that called Detroit home: the Detroit Electric Co. Named after a Michigan-based battery-car company that folded during the Great Depression, Detroit Electric was ...  


Dodge: January construction starts fall 2%, sign of 'decelerating ...

Security Sales & IntegrationConstruction Dive - Feb 23, 2018
The value of total construction starts in January fell 2% from December to a seasonally adjusted rate of $725.9 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics, chipping away at December's upwardly revised gain of 12%. On a 12-month moving average ...  


1947 Duesenberg-engined hot rod is one of a kind

DriveMagDriveMag - Feb 19, 2018
It is essentially a Ford two door whose front part has been stretched to accommodate the mighty 1934 Duesenberg straight-eight lump. The engine itself is not stock and has had its capacity and compression ratio increased, while its single carburetor ...  


Edsel Ford girls' basketball falls to Grosse Ile | MIPrepZone ...

Dearborn Press and GuideDearborn Press and Guide - Feb 21, 2018
Madison Swick's 15 points on Senior Night paced Grosse Ile in its regular-season finale.  

Facel Vega

Rare, Hemi-Powered French Facel Vega To Auction In February

Fiat Chrysler AuthorityFiat Chrysler Authority - Feb 2, 2018
There's a good chance you haven't heard of defunct French automaker Facel Vega. We hadn't. But during its brief time in the sun (1954 to 1964), the short-lived car marque produced some stunning automobiles, including this Hemi-powered FV4 Typhoon ...  


Fiat Chrysler's In Hot Water Over Its Super Bowl Ads, And It May Be Perfectly Happy About It

ForbesForbes - Feb 15, 2018
David Kiley , Contributor Providing insights and news about the global auto business. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. FCA finds itself in hot water for its Super Bowl ads, but the automaker has succeeded in getting people ...  


Who's copied who in the Ferrari vs Mercedes battle?

Motorsport.com, Edition: GlobalMotorsport.com, Edition: Global - Feb 22, 2018
However, on the flip side, Ferrari sources suggest that it could sense gains were there to be had from lengthening its car for better aerodynamic performance. There could be other changes too. Mercedes did some trials with a high rake set-up last year ...  


John Cena fights to dismiss Ford suit over flipped GT

Automotive News (blog)Automotive News (blog) - Feb 15, 2018
"Ford failed to cause its selling dealer to include any resale restriction, so Ford has no claim." Ford is seeking damages in excess of $75,000. It wants to buy back the vehicle for the price Cena paid ($463,376.50) and is seeking whatever profit Cena ...  


Boys Basketball: Fresco's buzzer-beater sends St. Joseph to GMC Tournament final

MyCentralJersey.comMyCentralJersey.com - Feb 23, 2018
Austin recorded a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds for Carteret, which was looking to advance to its first GMC Tournament final since 2002. Daniels-Porter contributed 14 points and seven rebounds. Jahlil Nix added 16 points and eight ...  


Jaguar Heritage to auction off part of its classic-car collection

Autoblog (blog)Autoblog (blog) - Feb 19, 2018
Not all cars are British, as there are Citroëns, Mercedes-Benzes, a Fiat and a Goggomobil. Jaguars and Land Rovers are notably absent from Brightwells' listing, which we take as a clue that the sale will consist of cars not crucial to JLR's wellbeing ...  


Police chase ends outside Dominion; 3 arrested in connection with ATM theft ring

San Antonio Express-NewsSan Antonio Express-News - Feb 17, 2018
According to an affidavit filed Friday, San Antonio police officers Thursday afternoon were conducting surveillance on a 2006 white Hummer H-3 that had been tied to multiple ATM thefts throughout the state when it was driven to the Chase bank at 5258 ...  

Hispano Suiza

Record-breaking Thirties powerboat Rafale V expected to fetch up to £700000 at auction

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Feb 8, 2018
Aurora was powered by a 36-litre V12 Hispano-Suiza engine understood to produce around 800bhp. This motor was developed for powerboat racing; Hispano technician Gabriel Raget was a record-holding boat racer himself. Rafale V was renamed and redecorated ...  


Tiger Woods eagerly makes long-awaited return to Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The last we saw of Tiger Woods at the Champions Course at PGA National Resort and Spa, he was walking gingerly to his car after withdrawing after 13 holes in the final round of the 2014 Honda Classic due to back spasms ...  


The great Bernie Sanders/messy car correlation

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Feb 20, 2018
Right-libertarians like me should apparently be driving the “a Tesla, a McLaren P1, or a '33 Hupmobile rat rod,” which is troubling, given that I have no idea what a '33 Hupmobile rat rod is. This observation is backed up by numerous studies, by the ...  


Olympics visitors get rides in self-driving Hyundai fuel-cell SUVs ...

CNETCNET - Feb 20, 2018
Hyundai's futuristic-looking fuel-cell-powered Nexo SUV made its worldwide debut at CES in January, and Roadshow editor Antuan Goodwin even scored the chance to get behind the wheel, driving a prototype from Los Angeles to Las Vegas ahead of the show ...  


Isuzu Motors Limited launches Isuzu East Africa

Kenya Broadcasting CorporationKenya Broadcasting Corporation - Feb 18, 2018
This comes after the buyout of general motors' 57% majority shares at General Motors East Africa (GMEA) in 2017. Chairman of the Board Mr. Susumu Hosoi, Isuzu Motors Limited, was the Chief Guest at the event, and said during the event that he hopes to ...  


Jeep in hot water over ad with SUV romping in wild waters

NBCNews.comNBCNews.com - Feb 15, 2018
"Why someone would want to put out the idea that you should buy a Jeep so you could drive it up a creek is incomprehensible to me." The Reno Gazette-Journal first reported the ad flap last week. Pam Harrington, Trout Unlimited's Nevada field ...  

Jeep Willys

Héron: sa Jeep Willys volée dans son garage!

Sudinfo.beSudinfo.be - Jan 18, 2018
Une Jeep Willys Nekaf de l'armée américaine d'après-guerre a été volée dans un garage de Héron. Son propriétaire lance un appels à témoins et s'étonne : « Le coup a dû être minutieusement préparé. » Un modèle rare car équipé d'un modèle diesel. - FB ...  


How Fast Can the Koenigsegg Agera RS's Michelins Go? 300 MPH Isn't Out of the Question

The DriveThe Drive - Jan 18, 2018
In early November of last year, Koenigsegg factory driver Niklas Lilja spent a day blasting the company's Agera RS hypercar up and down an arrow-straight stretch of smooth asphalt near Las Vegas. His lead foot got the job done: The car set five ...  


Aston Martin gives update on plant where DBX SUV, Lagonda sedans will be built

Motor AuthorityMotor Authority - Feb 14, 2018
Aston Martin's main plant is located in Gaydon, England, but in late 2016 the automaker started construction of a second plant in St Athan, Wales in anticipation of new, higher volume models. Located on the site of a former military air base, the plant ...  


25 Modern Lancia Stratos Coming With 550-Plus HP Ferrari ...

The DriveThe Drive - Feb 12, 2018
The original Lancia Stratos carved out its role in motorsport history by dominating the early years of the World Rally Championship, securing the constructors' title for Lancia for three consecutive years 1974-76. Because of a limited supply of the 2.4 ...  

Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover Activity Key wearable sales are hot

CNETCNET - Feb 18, 2018
If you've noticed that a lot of Jaguar and Land Rover owners seem to be wearing Fitbits, it's not your imagination. Those little black rubberized bracelets probably aren't actually fitness trackers, however — they're likely the British automaker's ...  


2019 Lexus ES Apparently Caught Testing in Kentucky

The DriveThe Drive - Feb 22, 2018
With the 2019 Toyota Avalon having made its debut last month at the North American International Auto Show, all eyes are now on Lexus. Rumor has it Toyota's luxury division is working on an all-new ES for 2019. Since the 2013 model year, the ES, which ...  


HINGHAM'S YESTERDAYS: Locomobile for your special event

Wicked Local HinghamWicked Local Hingham - Jan 24, 2018
SERVICE LIMOUSINE AD: We have for rent a Locomobile Limousine for parties, long and short journeys, weddings, etc. Call Hingham 685 at any hour. We carry Liability Insurance. Engage your berth for winter storage. Huntley & McKey, Hingham Harbor. FORD ...  


Maserati sets new Tea Route record >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Feb 23, 2018
major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock talk . . . with a North American focus.  


The 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Has Been Unveiled and It Doesn't Disappoint

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Feb 13, 2018
The first thing one notices with the 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is exactly what the designers intended to stand out: the extended length of the vehicle. The sedan runs a length of 215 inches (nearly 18 feet) and a wheelbase of 132.5 inches (roughly ...  


2018 Mazda CX-9 essentials: Three-row punches above its weight class

AutoweekAutoweek - Feb 14, 2018
The CX-9's 2.5-liter turbo four is an absolute gem of an engine, perfectly matched with its 6-speed automatic transmission; if you have concerns about a four-cylinder utility, go drive a CX-9 –- with seven passengers aboard the Mazda has no problem ...  

Mercedes Benz

Neighborhood notes: development meeting tonight, Mercedes Benz, and bike bating

Mission LocalMission Local - Feb 23, 2018
A Mercedes Benz “storage and service facility” could be coming to 14th and Shotwell streets. The existing warehouse, which houses a building materials company called Bartfeld Sales Co., would be replaced by a “new, four-story 203,000-square-foot ...  


Mitsubishi Electric shines spotlight on new AI technology at R&D event

The Japan TimesThe Japan Times - Feb 16, 2018
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. launched a research and development open house event in Tokyo this week to showcase their latest advanced research products. The main focus of the event was the company's new array of AI technology. The firm spent a record ...  


Will New Nissan LEAF Be #1 Best Selling Car In Norway This Year ...

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnica - Feb 17, 2018
The new Nissan LEAF is flying out of Nissan showrooms in Norway. In fact, it is selling so well, it could wind up being the best selling car in Norway in 2018. Not just the best selling electric car — the best selling car, period. Last year, the ...  


The Oldsmobile That Turned Into a Chicken

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal - Jan 30, 2018
Tommy Kendall's 1973 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight is as 'cocky as they come.' The bright yellow car is outfitted like a rooster—and even clucks, through a loudspeaker under the hood. By. A.J. Baime. Jan. 30, 2018 9:30 a.m. ET. 18 COMMENTS. Small. Medium ...  


Has Opel come too late – and with too little – to the crossover party?

Irish TimesIrish Times - Feb 14, 2018
Opel's fortunes seem to be far too closely aligned with Irish soccer. The brand was synonymous with the success of the national team in the Jack Charlton era, and sales boomed. And just as the Republic's fortunes waned so too have Opel sales. As our ...  


Peugeot's tech-led US comeback could put a French car at your fingertips

Digital TrendsDigital Trends - Feb 23, 2018
The third step will be to retail our vehicles here,” summed up Lynn Blake, Peugeot North America's vice president of mobility, in an interview with Digital Trends. What makes the concept of mobility so important? She pointed out recent studies indicate ...  

Pierce Arrow

Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum Recently Featured in 'American Pickers'
West Seneca Bee - Feb 7, 2018

This original Jell-O wagon was recently acquired by the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum in downtown Buffalo. It is closed in February except for special events and reopens in March with regular hours. Jim Sandoro and his wife, Mary Ann, have ...  


New administration building coming to Plymouth Municipal Airport

Wicked LocalWicked Local - Feb 17, 2018
PLYMOUTH – Most visitors to Plymouth Municipal Airport probably don't notice that the administration building juts farther out toward the runways than any other building. But aviation officials are well aware the airport's base of operations is a bit ...  


To the top: Pontiac alum to climb Everest for charity

Bloomington PantagraphBloomington Pantagraph - Feb 22, 2018
St. Mary's Catholic School, Pontiac, alumnus Terry Herr, left, shows elementary school students his trekking poles as he makes a presentation Wednesday about his plan to climb Mount Everest in May. Herr is turning the experience into a fundraising ...  


Porsche Will Keep the 911 GT3 Naturally Aspirated for 'as Long as We Can'

The DriveThe Drive - Feb 17, 2018
In response to previous reports to the contrary, a Porsche exec has spoken up and reassured us that the company's beloved 911 GT3 will indeed keep the naturally-aspirated, manually-shifted torch going for at least the foreseeable future. Speaking to ...  


Renault Group uses old batteries and new cars to power a Smart ...

CNETCNET - Feb 21, 2018
The small Atlantic island of Porto Santo is getting a big technological leg up, thanks to a pilot program by the Renault Group.  

Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce names its first SUV after a diamond

CNNMoneyCNNMoney - Feb 13, 2018
Rolls-Royce refers to it, simply, as a high-sided car. The Cullinan is named after the largest flawless diamond ever found. Weighing nearly 1.5 pounds, the Cullinan diamond was uncovered in South Africa in 1905 and, today, is owned by Queen Elizabeth ...  


Saab owners can get 'parts for life' under supplier program

Automotive News (blog)Automotive News (blog) - Feb 19, 2018
The Swedish automaker Saab went out of business in 2011. But a new parts warranty program for the 350,000 Saabs still on the road in North America is intended to keep Saab service centers — and the vehicles themselves — from vanishing. The initiative ...  


Sachsenring: Wie ein Neubau viele Probleme lösen würde

Motorsport-Total.comMotorsport-Total.com - Feb 14, 2018
(Motorsport-Total.com) - Seit der Saison 1998 gastiert die Motorrad-Weltmeisterschaft auf dem neuen Sachsenring. Obwohl der Deutschland-Grand-Prix Jahr für Jahr um die 200.000 Besucher anzieht und Kultstatus genießt, ist das Event nicht unumstritten ...  


Skoda Announces Its Line-Up For The 2018 Geneva Motor Show ...

NDTVAuto.comNDTVAuto.com - Feb 22, 2018
Skoda Auto has announced its line-up for the 2018 Geneva Motor Show which will include the much anticipated Skoda Vision X concept, Fabia facelift, and a new 2.0 TSI petrol engine for the Superb and Octavia vRS.  


Mainers, Rejoice! The Lobster Emoji Has Finally Arrived

Coastal LivingCoastal Living - Feb 16, 2018
Mainers, Rejoice! The Lobster Emoji Has Finally Arrived. Giant Lobster TSA Boston Airport. Along with several others that are going to z any beach lover's day. By Marisa Spyker. If you live in Maine, or are simply an aficionado of its official state ...  


Studebaker accepting Concours applications

South Bend TribuneSouth Bend Tribune - Feb 18, 2018
The Studebaker National Museum is now accepting applications for its inaugural Concours d'Elegance, to be held Aug. 11 at Copshaholm. Photo provided/Studebaker National Museum, MATT CASHORE. Matt Cashore. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. SOUTH ...  


Subaru's Giant New Ascent SUV Starts Under $33000

FortuneFortune - Feb 16, 2018
Subaru announced that its giant new SUV—the three-row 2019 Subaru Ascent—will have a starting price of $31,995, a competitive base considering its all-wheel drive system and advanced driver assistance systems come standard. The base price of the ...  


A man has driven his TVR across 21 countries to the pub | Top Gear

Top GearTop Gear - Feb 19, 2018
Thought the age of eccentric British explorers was over, did you? Goodness gracious no. The latest to add his name to the illustrious list of hardy outdoorsy types covering great distance in not-much-comfort is Ben Coombs. He's just finished driving ...  


Toyota Design Chief Says the Future of Cars Is Custom Speedsters and Rolling Boxes

FortuneFortune - Feb 16, 2018
The man with the final word on design at one of the world's biggest automakers sees a future dominated by self-driving boxes-on-wheels and souped-up sports cars. For Simon Humphries, who as of this year oversees design globally across Toyota Motor's ...  


School district gives nod to updated LGBTQ policy

Prince George CitizenPrince George Citizen - Jan 31, 2018
According to Susan Trabant, a sexual orientation and gender identity resource teacher at College Heights secondary school, the updated policy filled a gap in District 57's policies related to issues of gender identity and transgender students. "Mostly ...  


New 2018 Vauxhall Combo Life van-based MPV uncovered

AutoExpressAutoExpress - Feb 19, 2018
A panoramic rear view camera is paired with a park assistance feature, too. Heated front seats and a heated steering wheel will be available, while Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will be on the infotainment menu. Vauxhall has not yet revealed any of ...  


Congress May Seek New VW Emissions-Cheating Probe

BloombergBloomberg - Feb 22, 2018
Volkswagen's Audi recalled some 5,000 A8 diesel sedans in November to update the software built into vehicles as late at August 2017. Earlier last year, then-German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt accused Audi and Porsche of using a defeat device ...  


Volvo Ocean Race: Out of the darkness

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Feb 18, 2018
(February 18, 2018; Day 12) – While SHK/Scallywag has made good on its westerly route to grab an impressive lead over the past 24 hours, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet is compressing, and as of this afternoon, it's the chasing pack enjoying stronger winds ...  

Car Salesman

The World's Top Car Salesman Hotly Disputes The Newcomer Who ...
Jalopnik - Feb 20, 2018

In 1973, Joe Girard sold 1425 new cars, which according to Guinness is the most cars ever sold in a calendar year by a single human. The tally stood for decades. But a salesman in Dearborn, Michigan, claims to have surpassed that record last year, and ...  

Taxi Driver

'I Wanted to Help the Police Officer': Taxi Driver is Key Witness in Fatal Bauer Shooting

NBC ChicagoNBC Chicago - Feb 17, 2018
'I Wanted to Help the Police Officer': Taxi Driver is Key Witness in Fatal Bauer Shooting. “I'm just a citizen like anybody else who wanted to do the right thing,” he said. “And I'm very sorry for the commander. He lost his life, and I'm very sorry for ...  

Automobile Designer

BMW Designer Not Ruling Out Supercar

Motor1.comMotor1.com - Jan 23, 2018
Almost a year ago, Slovak automobile designer Jozef Kaban moved from the Volkswagen Group to BMW to replace Karim Habib and become a member of the BMW design team led by Chief Designer Adrian van Hooydonk. The company's recent designs have generated ...  

Automotive Designer

F1i talks with Sean Bull, livery designer extraordinaire

F1i.comF1i.com - Feb 14, 2018
F1i readers know we've always been a big fan of the creations of livery and automotive designer Sean Bull. The artist's works - be they projects done just for fun or those commissioned by teams or drivers - are always striking, original and captivating ...  

Van Driver

Van driver accused of ramming pickup truck
South Whidbey Record - Feb 21, 2018

The driver of a van is accused of chasing down a car and ramming it multiple times in the Oak Harbor area, according to court documents. Prosecutors charged Chris A. Fakkema, 37, in Island County Superior Court Feb. 12 with assault in the second degree ...  

Truck Driver

Tow truck driver hit on I-70 in O'Fallon, Mo. | Law and order | stltoday ...

STLtoday.comSTLtoday.com - Feb 21, 2018
O'FALLON, Mo. • A tow truck driver who had stopped on Interstate 70 to help at a crash site was hit by a car Wednesday morning. Highway Patrol Trooper Dallas Thompson said the tow truck driver was seriously hurt and taken to a hospital with undisclosed ...  

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