Daily Archives: May 22, 2014

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Palos Hills to buy 12 new police cars – Chicago Tribune

Palos Hills to buy 12 new police cars
Chicago Tribune
Palos Hills will soon have 12 new cop cars equipped with cameras on the road. The vehicles will be leased for three years from Chrysler Group LLC and then belong to the city, which will pay $341,000 for the six black and white squad cars and six SUVs.

CTA tosses out rail car bids, will start over on new fleet contract – Chicago Tribune

CTA tosses out rail car bids, will start over on new fleet contract
Chicago Tribune
The new CTA request for proposals from manufacturers will drop a requirement in last year's original tender process that the next generation of rail cars, to be called the 7000 Series, must be compatible with the CTA's 5000 Series cars, which are the

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California’s new self-driving car regulations prohibit falling asleep at the wheel – Engadget


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California's new self-driving car regulations prohibit falling asleep at the wheel
Engadget
California is fine with car makers test-driving autonomous vehicles on its roadways, but the DMV now has some rules on exactly how. Under new regulations, drivers (or riders as the case may be) will need to be official testers on a manufacturer's
California approves new rules for testing self-driving cars on state's public Austrian Tribune
Self Driving Cars In California To Get New GuidelinesGeeky gadgets
Self-Driving Cars are Hitting California Roads (for Testing) This SeptemberThe Wire
Ars Technica -CBS Local -LiveScience.com
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10 Most Highly Anticipated New Cars, Trucks, and SUVs for 2015 – Wall St. Cheat Sheet


Wall St. Cheat Sheet
10 Most Highly Anticipated New Cars, Trucks, and SUVs for 2015
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Each new year brings with it a salvo of new models and vehicle designs from the world's car manufacturers. With recent advantages in technology, auto makers have been able to create innovative designs at a rate unlike ever before. Vehicles are evolving

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New ‘Used’ Cars and Rentals May Have Serious Safety Problems – NBCNews.com

New 'Used' Cars and Rentals May Have Serious Safety Problems
NBCNews.com
When Raechel and Jacqueline Houck's car suddenly veered out of control, shooting across the highway median and into an oncoming tractor trailer, killing the two young women, the company that rented them their Chrysler PT Cruiser initially tried to

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee returns June 19, celebrates with new trailer – Autoblog (blog)


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Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee returns June 19, celebrates with new trailer
Autoblog (blog)
A brand new season of Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee on the way – it will involve Seinfeld and comedian Robert Klein going to Sing Sing Correctional Facility in what appears to be a Jaguar Mark II – and the trailer is out now. In
The New Season Of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee Will Be FantasticJalopnik
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Gets New Trailer and Guest LineupPaste Magazine
'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' trailer: Jerry Seinfeld and Robert Klein Entertainment Weekly
USA TODAY -Gizmodo Australia
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5 most notorious auto recalls – CNNMoney


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5 most notorious auto recalls
CNNMoney
Before the latest rash of recalls, the past five years had been good for the "New GM." It recaptured lost market share. It made record profits. And it won praise for the quality of its cars from both critics and buyers. Then on Feb. 14, GM announced a
GM issues four new recalls, 2.4 million cars affectedAutoblog (blog)
Are there any GM cars that haven't been recalled?USA TODAY
GM Recalls Another 2.4M Cars, Doubles 2Q ChargeFox Business
CBS Local -New York Post -Reuters
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Best new car deals on American cars for Memorial Day 2014 – ConsumerReports.org


U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Best new car deals on American cars for Memorial Day 2014
ConsumerReports.org
Memorial Day weekend may be known for barbeques, parades, and road trips, but it can also be a great time to buy a new car. The airwaves will be trumpeting big discounts for the holiday weekend, and our analysts have seen that there are real deals to
Memorial Day Car Sales 2014U.S. News & World Report (blog)

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Four things to like about new Metro cars – Washington Post (blog)


Washington Post (blog)
Four things to like about new Metro cars
Washington Post (blog)
The downside of riding one of the new Metrorail cars is that it reminds you what's not to like about the rest of the fleet. Doors. A common experience for veteran riders: watching the eyes of tourists get really big as they realize that the closing

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Pixar Debuts New ‘Cars’ Toon on Disney Movies Anywhere – Hollywood Reporter

Pixar Debuts New 'Cars' Toon on Disney Movies Anywhere
Hollywood Reporter
Disney/Pixar has released its latest short, a new installment of its Tales from Radiator Springs series based on the Cars franchise, which is now available on digital movie service Disney Movies Anywhere. In the six-minute Radiator Springs 500 ½, a