Thursday, August 21, 2014

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray [UPDATE] Quick Spin - Autoblog



2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray [UPDATE] Quick Spin - Autoblog:







The ubiquitous American sports car, the Chevrolet Corvette  is making it's debut now, a few tweeks here and there and the final product is brilliant as the Autoblog writers say.



Give this article a read to find out more about it.



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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Why cars remain so appealing even in cities with decent public transit - The Washington Post

Why cars remain so appealing even in cities with decent public transit - The Washington Post:













Articles like this are amazing, why would you want to take public transportation in the place of driving your own car?



I could think of a lot of reasons, but for now we'll just say that this article overlooks the obvious.







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Thursday, June 19, 2014

U.S. Senators seek gas tax hike, first since 1993

http://www.autonews.com/article/20140618/OEM05/140619852/u-s-senators-want-to-hike-gasoline-tax-for-first-time-since-1993#





It's hard to believe the gas tax is still 18.4 cents a gallon and has been since 1993, but if two Senators have their way, they would like to increase this amount fairly soon.

The raise would have two 6 cent increases for 2 years, then a raise tied to inflation after that.

Read on this story in AutoNews for the details.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Jay Leno tests out the new Volvo V60 Polestar






Jay Leno takes a drive around Surrey, England with the new Volvo V60, looks like a nice car - then Jay talks with the managing director of the Polestar a very fast car

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Ford’s Customers Tested Its New Trucks for Two Years, and They Didn’t Even Know It | Autopia | WIRED

Ford’s Customers Tested Its New Trucks for Two Years, and They Didn’t Even Know It | Autopia | WIRED:


The new 2015 Ford 






The new aluminum Ford F150 is tough enough to make it to production. Many customers were testing the new truck and didn't even know it.



The trucks were provided to some of the toughest customers that Ford could find, and were given to them for free to see how the vehicles performed.



Thankfully for Ford, the new aluminum truck passed with flying colors. Read more here at the unwitting test consumers.

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Monday, April 21, 2014

This beautiful electric carriage is tearing New York City apart | The Verge

This beautiful electric carriage is tearing New York City apart | The Verge









WinAnimalRights on Youtube demonstrates as horse carriages in NYC operate in temps of 90 degrees F 




This story ain't horsing around.



The New York City tourist landscape has been toured by horse and carriage for a very long time. It's not an environment you would like to see a horse try to navigate through though, just as it is in most major US cities.



An answer to the tough trip that horses have to make is a historic looking car that is powered by battery. It's an update for the ages, an older looking car with zero emissions.




Read more about it also in the link below from the NY Daily News:



http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/electric-gatsby-era-car-replace-horse-carriages-article-1.1329268

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The 2015 Murano is on a diet, it's a little lighter

The Nissan Murano for 2015 is a little lighter, that means better gas mileage and saving some money at the gas pumps, thanks to CNet, we'll see what else changed with the SUV for 2015.