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Ford Recalling 89,000 Escape And Fusion Cars For Engine Fire Issue

Ford Recalling 89,000 Escape And Fusion Cars For Engine Fire Issue

Ford Motor Co. has been doing a great business with its two outstanding cars, Escape and Fusion. But due receiving complains from customers with overheating that may cause the cars’ engines to catch on fire, the company is recalling about 73,320 Escape and 15,833 Fusion cars.

By On December 2, 2012 Respond
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An Advanced Futuristic Concept Car From Visteon, Named ‘e-Bee’

An Advanced Futuristic Concept Car From Visteon, Named ‘e-Bee’

According to Visteon, this car is expected to be available in 2020 and will use a range of innovative technologies including display-based controls and cloud-centered profile storage, with the goal of creating a unique and personalized driving experience.

By On November 18, 2012 1 Response
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Hyundai And Kia Cheated Customers, Sold 900,000 Vehicles Overstating The Fuel Economy

Hyundai And Kia Cheated Customers, Sold 900,000 Vehicles Overstating The Fuel Economy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday that Hyundai and Kia overstated the fuel economy of many of their models. Hyundai and Kia agreed and said that they’ll pay owners for additional fuel costs associated with mileage difference.

By On November 4, 2012 Respond
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Ford Racing Unveiled “Twin-turbo Mustang Cobra Jet” Drag Racing Car At SEMA

Ford Racing Unveiled “Twin-turbo Mustang Cobra Jet” Drag Racing Car At SEMA

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is well-known for its vehicle debuts. And this year’s great attraction at SEMA was Ford Racing’s Twin-Turbo powered Ford Cobra Jet Project Mustang. For the first time ever Ford Racing has equipped its factory-built turn-key drag racer with a turbocharged engine. The new twin-turbo Mustang Cobra Jet is much better and more powerful than its predecessors.

By On October 31, 2012 Respond
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Japanese Car Brands Bag Highest Reliability Ratings From Consumers

Japanese Car Brands Bag Highest Reliability Ratings From Consumers

Ford Motor has been amid the top few positions in reliability ratings only a few years ago. However, Japanese brands have apparently become increasingly popular among the consumers who now prefer them to other vendors.

By On October 31, 2012 Respond
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U.S. Govt Working On Regulations For Self-Driving Cars

U.S. Govt Working On Regulations For Self-Driving Cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is preparing regulations for self-driving cars. The announcement came from NHTSA administrator David Strickland at a forum on Tuesday.

By On October 27, 2012 Respond
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Quadski: The World’s First High-Speed Amphibious Vehicle – Coming This Year

Quadski: The World’s First High-Speed Amphibious Vehicle – Coming This Year

Imagine a vehicle that is running on land and few minutes later you find that same vehicle running on water. What does that mean to you? You might be thinking that I’m talking about a movie of James Bond. But I’m sorry to say, I’m not. I’m talking about a real vehicle named Quadski called that can run on land as well as on water. The is the world’s first high-speed amphibious vehicle. This amphibious vehicle will go on sale in the US by the end of this year. Get the details inside.

By On October 17, 2012 Respond
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Tata Wants To Bring The World’s Cheapest Car To U.S. In 3 Years

Tata Wants To Bring The World’s Cheapest Car To U.S. In 3 Years

In 2009, Tata Motors debuted a four seated family car “Tata Nano” (people call it Nano) for sale in its home market of India. It was the cheapest car in the world. Its basic model was priced less than $2,500 during initial launch. But why the least expensive car should be in India only? It should go beyond India. And, Tata Motors wants to bring the Nano in Europe, as well as in the U.S. market.

By On October 16, 2012 Respond
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Telsa Granted $10 Million From California To Aid Model X Production

Telsa Granted $10 Million From California To Aid Model X Production

Telsa Motors, an automobile corporation specializing in electric vehicles, was granted $10 million cash by the California Energy Commission. Telsa revealed that the grant would be put towards their upcoming electric SUV, the Model X. With these plans publicized, California regulators gladly approved the transaction.

By On October 14, 2012 Respond
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An Autonomous Electric Car From Nissan – NSC-2015

An Autonomous Electric Car From Nissan – NSC-2015

The auto manufacturer company €”Nissan has decided to take robot cars few more steps forward. Few days ago at Japan’s largest consumer electronics CEATEC, Nissan unveiled an electric car NSC-2015 that can drive itself without anyone behind the (driving) wheel. The car can park itself and even comes to you automatically when being called and warn you about burglars. Get the details inside.

By On October 7, 2012 Respond
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Toyota Shows New COMS Electric Golf Cart

Toyota Shows New COMS Electric Golf Cart

Toyota has unveiled a new smart electric vehicle. The car is called COMS and aimed to be used as golf cart. The looks of the new version COMS golf cart is almost similar to its previous version. From an aesthetic perspective, the design is really cool. And, the mileage is cooler; the COMS EV can go about 50 kilometers on a full charge.

By On October 2, 2012 Respond
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Google Says Robot Cars Will Become Publicly Available In 5 Years

Google Says Robot Cars Will Become Publicly Available In 5 Years

Google has been diligently working on the robotic cars front. The company has extensively tested its self-driving cars and has not only gathered the analysis of their performances but has also shared it publicly. Now, Google’s cofounder Sergey Brin has claimed that his company will make the self-driving cars available publicly within the next 5 years.

By On September 27, 2012 Respond
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Toyota To Go Slow On Electric Cars, Drops Earlier Plans

Toyota To Go Slow On Electric Cars, Drops Earlier Plans

By 2015, U.S. President Barack Obama would like to see one million Electric Vehicles (EVs) on the road. But, industry players consider it impossible to achieve. Toyota is no different. The automaker has scrapped plans of widespread selling of its eQ compact electric vehicle. Toyota said that the still-emerging battery technology is not ready to meet the needs of the society.

By On September 26, 2012 Respond
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Cisco Plans To Make Automobiles Networked And Connected

Cisco Plans To Make Automobiles Networked And Connected

The automobile industry is increasingly enticed by the latest technologies and is trying to incorporate them into its vehicles. Some have already had some headway while other automobile vendors are also trying to jump the bandwagon. And Cisco intends to cash on this trend by introducing the concept of a totally ‘networked’ car, sometime in future.

By On September 25, 2012 Respond
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Autonomous Cars Would Rule The Roads By 2040

Autonomous Cars Would Rule The Roads By 2040

With the blessings of technology, all major car makers are now tending to make self-driving cars (autonomous cars). Jeffrey Miller, IEEE member and associate professor of computer systems engineering at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, believes that by 2040 most of the cars will be autonomous.

By On September 20, 2012 Respond
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