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Exceptionally rare '65 Ford GT40 Roadster prototype up for auction

Source: Auto Balla | Jun 15 2014, 12:15pm CDT | by Ahmed Humayun

Exceptionally rare '65 Ford GT40 Roadster prototype up for auction
It was used as a development and demonstration vehicle for Ford and Shelby. Carroll Shelby himself drove Henry Ford II in this very car during many events
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IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
Our sister site I4U News is giving away a brand new iPad Air or if you can wait an iPad Air 2. This is an $499 value. | by Luigi Lugmayr
Your Parent Or Kid Moved In: Are You Covered?
A record 57 million Americans now live in multigenerational family households — double the number in 1980, according to a new Pew Research Center study. And I bet many of them have the wrong homeowner’s or renters... | by Forbes
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GM Leads Big Three July Sales

Aug 2 2014 12:51am CDT | Source:

General sold the most vehicles of the Big Three in July, but Ford and Chrysler were not far behind. With over 250,000 vehicles delivered by GM, over 212,000 delivered by Ford, and over 167,000 delivered by Chrysler, all three posted remarkably positive sales growth. General Motors may have delivered the most vehicles, but it was Chrysler that led the rate of growth. Chrysler’s sales last month marked a 20 percent increase compared to July 2013, their best since July 2005. Ford had ...
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What you missed on 8.1.14

Aug 1 2014 6:36pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Performance, Technology, Dodge, By the Numbers By The Numbers: July 2014 It's summertime and the car buying comes easy. This month's By The Numbers report shows bullish sales from GM in spite of the continued recall madness, and Toyota overtaking Ford in the US sales race for the very first time this year. Guys more open to Google Car than ladies A new survey about the openness of the public to the charms of autonomous vehicles, finds some interesting gap ...
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Gen Y car shoppers overtake Gen X buyers, still trail boomers

Aug 1 2014 6:12pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Car Buying Generation Y has overtaken Generation X among car shoppers, according to a new report on US retail vehicle sales from J.D. Power. Through 2014, Generation Y, or those born between 1977 and 1994, make up 26 percent of new retail sales compared to 24 percent of Gen X, or those born between 1965 and 1976. For full-year sales, we need to look back to 2013, where Gen X maintained its 24-percent share to Gen Y ...
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Honda Kills Fit EV, Says It Is Committed to Other Forms of Electromotive Transportation

Aug 1 2014 5:25pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Honda is discontinuing its Fit EV by the end of the year as it concentrates on other forms of electrified vehicles like Accord PHEV and the production version of the futuristic-looking FCEV concept that rocked the 2013 L.A. auto show. The Fit is the latest casualty of Honda’s evolving approach to electromobility. Earlier this year, Honda announced its decision to discontinue the slow-selling Insight hybrid, b ...
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2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year long list revealed

Aug 1 2014 4:08pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Etc. This is the first time we can recall the eligible nominees in the truck/utility segment outnumbering the number of qualifying cars. 'Back to school' ads are are spooling up on TVs and in newspapers everywhere, and the auto industry's model picture is pretty clear for 2015, which means it's time for a new North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year long list. For 2015, the jury will consider some 28 entrants in the car category, and 29 models a ...
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These Morphing eBay Motors GIFs are Rad, Let You Watch Iconic Cars Grow Up

Aug 1 2014 3:45pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Ever wish you could see some of the most iconic cars extant morph through their generations into what they’ve become today? eBay Motors has created a series of GIFs that do just that, and they’re just the best. Dubbed Visual Car Evolution, the animations show the evolution of the BMW 3-series, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang, and Honda Accord. We’ve included the Corvette and Mustang GIFs here, and you can head over to eBay Motors’ blog to see the Honda and the BMW. Be sure t ...
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This Remanufactured Plane Aims To Make Aviation Less Expensive

Aug 1 2014 3:20pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

A recurring theme has run throughout my time at EAA AirVenture this week — aviation is so expensive. I can't afford to fly. General aviation is by no means a cheap hobby or means of transportation, but Nextant Aerospace is aiming to defer that cost by s ...
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