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Moving Production Share To Emerging Markets Can Unlock Substantial Value For Automakers

Source: Auto Balla | May 22 2014, 1:00pm CDT | by Forbes

A new report by IHS automotive points out that by 2020 over 50% of the global vehicle capacity share will come from...
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24 Hours of LeMons Northern California: The Winners

Sep 17 2014 9:25pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

What a race! We saw a record-breaking number of teams show up for the car inspections on Friday, what seemed like most of those cars break down during Saturday’s race session, and exciting battles in all three classes on Sunday. Here’s what happened. Two years ago, we listed Cerveza Racing and their 1983 BMW 533i as one of the contending teams to watch in the future; they’d never taken an overall win at a LeMons race at that point but seemed poised to do so. Since then, they’ve won six rac ...
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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
Pandora Looks to Challenge Terrestrial Radio's Dominance in Cars
Pandora Media is one of the largest Internet radio providers in the U.S. with more than 75 million active users. While the company’s active user count has increased at a robust pace historically, it is likely to slow... | by Forbes

Toyota to boost Mexico truck plant capacity by almost 40%

Sep 17 2014 8:10pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

As Toyota ponders its first full assembly plant in Mexico, it plans to boost capacity at its existing factory there almost 40 perc ...
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Trophy Truck Madness: Recoil 2: The Recoil . . . ing

Sep 17 2014 4:56pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

As if you needed further proof of how obscenely cool Trophy Trucks are, here comes the latest video from Monster Energy driver BJ Baldwin. In “Recoil 2,” Baldwin’s 800-hp Chevrolet Silverado Trophy Truck cuts a swath through Ensenada, Mexico—home of the Baja 1000—as he sets out to get from the mountains outside of town to the beach in less than 20 minutes. The route chosen conveniently allows for Baldwin to pull 360s through flaming tunnels and to jump everything in sight. ...
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GM dealers have ordered 30k Colorado and Canyon pickups, 3rd shift added

Sep 17 2014 4:47pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Car Buying, Truck, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Plants/Manufacturing, Chevrolet, GM, GMC, Diesel General Motors has an early success on its hands in the form of the initial rollout of the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickup trucks. According to the automaker, dealers have ordered nearly 30,000 of the trucks thus far, a number that far exceeded GM's early expectations. This high demand for the ...
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What Are The Most Fuel Efficient Cars On The Market?

Sep 17 2014 2:42pm CDT | Source:

With talks of climate change and the effect of greenhouse gas emissions, it’s no wonder that environmental impact is one of the things we consider when looking for a car. Fuel-efficient vehicles are taking center stage in the automotive market. Propane-fueled vehicles are also gaining popularity because of their smaller impact on the environment compared […] Related posts: Toyota Launches Aqua – Smallest Fuel-Efficient Hybrid ...
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Dear John: Busy hockey parents looking for a new minivan

Sep 17 2014 1:15pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Are there any Canadian drivers that deserve more respect than hockey parents? (Or skiing, speed skating, curling, luge, bob sleigh or ringette parents?) Battling before-dawn wake-up calls, rush-hour traffic, four-season driving conditions and unruly passengers — not to mention the transportation of toxic cargo known as the “hockey bag” — hockey parents have one of the toughest chauffeuring assignments o ...
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Can You Jump A Beater Toyota? Yes. Should You?

Sep 17 2014 12:16pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

These guys may be reconsidering their assessment of that first question.Read ...
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Toyota FT-1 Vision GT: The Racing Supra You All Know You Want

Sep 17 2014 11:32am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

The Toyota FT-1 wasn't a real car, in the sense that it was it just a concept and a design study. And this version of the FT-1 is even less real because it's for Gran Turismo 6. I don't care. I wa ...
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