Monthly Archives: July 2014

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Mini Cooper Countryman wins insurance group’s top rating in crash test – Los Angeles Times

Mini Cooper Countryman wins insurance group's top rating in crash test
Los Angeles Times
The institute's research, he said, demonstrates that so-called active safety systems, such as the forward collision warning systems on some new cars, is preventing crashes. Moreover, Honda, Toyota and other manufacturers have redesigned models to …

New Mexico Teen’s Invention Aims to Stop Hot-Car Deaths – NBCNews.com

New Mexico Teen's Invention Aims to Stop Hot-Car Deaths
NBCNews.com
… hot cars this year, with an average of 30 to 50 kids dying in hot cars each year, according to activist group KidsAndCars.org. Chavez's invention is not the only one of its kind: a North Carolina father recently debuted a new app called "Precious

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2015′s 5 Most-Anticipated New Auto Models – TheStreet.com


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2015's 5 Most-Anticipated New Auto Models
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BOSTON (TheStreet) — The year is only a bit more than half over, but auto enthusiasts are already looking forward to these five models showing up in U.S. dealerships for 2015. "These are the new models that we as individuals or as a group are most

Forza Horizon 2 Brings 16 New Cars to the Starting Line – Arcade Sushi

Forza Horizon 2 Brings 16 New Cars to the Starting Line
Arcade Sushi
One week after revealing the first 100 cars featured in Forza Horizon 2, Xbox has revealed another, smaller group of vehicles that will be drivable in the upcoming racing title. Sixteen new vehicles were announced today on Xbox Wire, with cars ranging

July 2014 US New Auto Sales Forecast: Record High Auto Lending Pushing US … – International Business Times


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July 2014 US New Auto Sales Forecast: Record High Auto Lending Pushing US
International Business Times
Edgardo Costanzo washes new cars on the sales lot of a Ford AutoNation car dealership on September 4, 2013 in North Miami, Florida. Industry analysts say U.S. new auto sales increased between 10 percent and 12 percent in July 2014. Joe Raedle/Getty …

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Atlanta car thief used new technology, was ‘practical’ joker, cops say – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta car thief used new technology, was 'practical' joker, cops say
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Atlanta police believe Ronald Thomas used new technology to steal as many as 150 cars, trucks and SUVs over the past few years and would call police from time to time with an anonymous tip of abandoned vehicles so APD would clear his lot and make …

Xbox-Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Gets 16 New Cars – GameSpot


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Xbox-Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Gets 16 New Cars
GameSpot
When Forza Horizon 2 launches September 30 for Xbox 360 and Xbox One, more than 200 cars in all will be playable right out of the gate at no additional purchase. The 16 new cars for Forza Horizon 2 confirmed today are listed below. 1968 Alfa Romeo 33 …
New Cars Revealed for Forza Horizon 2IGN
1967 Corvette Stingray 427 Makes Forza Horizon 2 Cars ListGM Authority (blog)

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Only six car models pass new crash test – azcentral


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Only six car models pass new crash test
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The Mini Cooper Countryman was the only car model to get a good rating in a new small overlap front crash test, according to a report released Wednesday. Of 12 models tested, five earned an acceptable rating, while two were marginal and four failed
Small Cars, Including Two Electric Models, Show Mixed Results In New Crash Forbes
Only 1 Out 12 Small Cars Gets “Good” Rating In New Crash Test ResultsThe Consumerist
Small Cars Don't Fare Well In New Crash TestsCBS Local
KCCI Des Moines -WXIA-TV -NewsNet5.com
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Get a new car for a fraction of the sticker price – NewsNet5.com

Get a new car for a fraction of the sticker price
NewsNet5.com
The site just went live this month and to kick things off, it's offering super low bid passes on new cars and trucks. There's a Ford F-Series pick-up truck and the group bid is just $5. There's a Ford Fiesta with a bid pass price of $2; Ford Escape, $2

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New app reminds parents about kids in hot cars – AZFamily

New app reminds parents about kids in hot cars
AZFamily
PHOENIX — It's unthinkable. A parent accidentally forgetting a baby, unknowingly leaving him or her in the car to die of heatstroke. It happens every year and no parent or caregiver, no matter how conscientious, is immune. It's a mind-boggling