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Detroit Electric Readies the Launch of 'World's Fastest Electric Vehicle'

On: Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 2:06PM | By: Chris Weiss


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Ever since the Tesla Roadster retired a few years back, the world of electric vehicles has been a little less exciting. The Model S is a nice replacement, and there are a number of high-end electric supercar designs floating around, but the market really misses a sporty, semi-attainable electric two-door. It's a void that Detroit Electric will soon fill with the new SP:01, a car it calls the world's fastest production electric vehicle.


The Perfect Summer Road Trip: San Diego Automotive Museum

On: Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 11:46AM | By: Gary P Garry


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Summer is here, and the time is right for a road trip if you are a classic car fan. We try to provide suggestions for automobile lovers who are looking for interesting ways to spend some spare time, and we have a great idea for those who have ready access to southern California.


To Key or Not to Key

On: Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 2:45PM | By: Karen Cook


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The massive recall of General Motors’ ignition switches has raised some important questions and sparked discussions throughout the automobile market. With the number of vehicles recalled in the millions and still growing, we have to ask how long the old key-activated ignition will be around. The short answer is, it’s not going anywhere.


The New ART of the Service Department

On: Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 1:31PM | By: Karen Cook


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The future of the service and maintenance jobs is happening right in front of our eyes at Audi dealerships across the nation. The manufacturer is mixing remote controlled robots with expert technicians to diagnose problems in a faster, more accurate way.


 

Potential Traffic Jam on V2V Communication Band

On: Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 1:27PM | By: Karen Cook


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We’ve all experienced “traffic jams” on the internet. The network is like a huge road system with each site having its own exit. Just like on the interstate, if there are a lot of people trying to access the same site, speed slows down. The technology that allows our automobiles to communicate with each other and transmit information on potential hazards on the road ahead has its own dedicated 5.9GHZ wireless spectrum band. This means that the only “traffic” allowed to use this road is restricted to vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications.


LCD Goes Curvy

On: Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 12:30PM | By: Karen Cook


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The center console touchscreen is a pretty common piece of technology these days. It provides drivers with route and weather information, road closures and detours, and fun stuff like music and things that will be passed along the way which might interest occupants . But, like any technology, there’s always room for improvement.


Military Discounts Offered By Auto Makers

On: Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 12:29PM | By: Karen Cook


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In an effort to say “thank you” to all our service personnel, several auto makers have programs to make purchasing their vehicles easier for this group.


Ford shows off its light-weighting strategy with Lightweight Concept

On: Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 10:39AM | By: Chris Weiss


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The "Ford Lightweight Concept" won't win any prizes for naming creativity, but it could very well influence the future of automotive engineering. The concept is a comprehensive approach to cutting weight that uses advanced materials and construction techniques.


Dodge Super Bee Creating a Buzz

On: Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 9:04AM | By: Gary P Garry


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The other day a car passed me slowly on the right as we were approaching a red light. It came to a stop, and I had the opportunity to drive past it. It caught my eye at first because it was yellow, and frankly, I'm not the biggest fan of yellow cars.

When I see a yellow Corvette I cringe at the lost opportunity, but that's just my opinion, and we know what they say about opinions.


Bortz Auto Collection Is Prototype Heaven

On: Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 2:24PM | By: Gary P Garry


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http://bortzautocollection.com/When you research the history of the cars you love, you invariably unearth the names of important pioneers who helped push the industry forward. The names of certain brands that we have all come to know as household names were actually the names of the founders of the companies. These would include Ford, Oldsmobile, Buick, and many others.


Teenager See Teenager Do

On: Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 12:13PM | By: Karen Cook


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A new study conducted by Safe Kids Worldwide and funded by the General Motors Foundation was released last week which revealed some disturbing trends concerning teens and driving. They aren't really surprising though and with a little parental guidance the problems could be nearly eliminated.