Daily Archives: October 26, 2013

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Plan would track, tax cars by mile – Chicago Tribune

Plan would track, tax cars by mile
Chicago Tribune
As America's road planners struggle to find the cash to mend a crumbling highway system, many are beginning to see salvation in a little black box that fits neatly by the dashboard of your car. The devices, which track every mile a motorist drives and

24-hour car race helps automakers design your next hybrid vehicle – Ars Technica

24-hour car race helps automakers design your next hybrid vehicle
Ars Technica
The casual fan may not recognize the WEC, or World Endurance Championship, but as a venue for designers, engineers, and car companies to stress test new ideas for road cars, it's hard to beat. The WEC hosts mechanical marathons like the 24 Hours of Le 

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Bicycles are outselling cars in Europe and that might not be just a blip – Quartz


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Bicycles are outselling cars in Europe and that might not be just a blip
Quartz
Bicycle sales outpaced new-car sales last year in all of the 27 member countries of the European Union, except Belgium and Luxembourg, NPR reported on Oct. 24. One reason is that car sales have slumped in the midst of the euro-zone crisis, NPR points 
Bicycles Outsell Cars In EuropeJalopnik
For the First Time Since WWII, Bikes Outsell Cars in EuropeTIME (blog)
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Eight US states pledge to get 3.3m zero-emission cars on roads by 2025 – The Guardian


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Eight US states pledge to get 3.3m zero-emission cars on roads by 2025
The Guardian
Representatives from all eight states were to gather in Sacramento to sign a memorandum of understanding that would increase infrastructure and make other changes to help increase market share for electric cars, hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles and 

Ferrari F1 team supervises test-drive sessions for Fast Auto Technic – Arab News

Ferrari F1 team supervises test-drive sessions for Fast Auto Technic
Arab News
Fast invited a group of Ferrari car owners along with a group of dignitaries for a test-drive session. Two driving experts from Ferrari F1 team supervised the test-drive session in Jeddah as well as to transfer their driving skills and experiences to

Car bomb targets mosque in Damascus suburb

At least 40 people killed in attack outside a mosque in rebel-controlled area near the Syrian capital, activists say.

2013 Fastivus Car Show & Track Day – European Car Magazine

2013 Fastivus Car Show & Track Day
European Car Magazine
Now entering its seventh year, Fastivus 2013 took place over the long Memorial Day weekend and following last year's success, the event was now open to all VW makes and models, rather than limited to R models as in the past. With the floodgates open to 

More photos: Flemington Speedway Historical Society’s third annual car show – Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com

More photos: Flemington Speedway Historical Society's third annual car show
Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com
EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP — Perhaps as many as 800 cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors were in the Flemington Speedway Historical Society's third annual car show on Saturday, Oct. 19 at South County Park, home of the Hunterdon 4-H and Agricultural 

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'Little Tony' found guilty in Boulis murder trial | Video

Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari is guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy in the Feb. 6, 2001, shooting death of Miami Subs founder Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis, a Broward jury decided Friday.        

Teen released from hospital after major Fort Pierce car accident

Posted by Harrison Barrus / CBS 12 News FORT PIERCE, Fla. — One of three Lincoln Park Academy students injured in a car crash is out of the hospital today.  Peter Green is home, but his 15-year old twin brother Timothy is still in the hospital. …