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Average gas prices–November 30, 2009 Average gas prices–November 30, 2009
Gasoline prices are down across the country compared to the week before, though sometimes in such small increments the difference rounds to zero.?The national gasoline average is about $.82 above the price this time last year. Diesel fuel is $.16 above this time last year. National regular gasoline...
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Saab, Swedish gov’t in Detroit to discuss brand’s future Saab, Swedish gov’t in Detroit to discuss brand’s future
Filed under: Government/Legal, Saab Don’t write off Saab just yet. While last week’s announcement that Koenigsegg Automotive AB had pulled its offer for the homeless brand was a painful kick to the gut, it seems there are still a few companies interested in taking the automaker under its...
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GRANDFATHER’S NASCAR COLLECTION PAYS FOR GRANDSON’S COLLEGE EDUCATION GRANDFATHER’S NASCAR COLLECTION PAYS FOR GRANDSON’S COLLEGE EDUCATION
? Here’s a feel-good story to brighten up your back-at-work-after-a-holiday-weekend Monday afternoon. The Flint Journal reports that a grandfather’s impressive store of NASCAR collectibles is paying for his grandson’s college education. Monte Mansfield passed away in 2007, but not...
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2003 TOYOTA TUNDRA Recall 2003 TOYOTA TUNDRA Recall
  Toyota has announced that it is recalling certain models of the 2000 through 2003 Tundra vehicles originally sold in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont,...
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DANICA PATRICK’S ‘BIG ANNOUNCEMENT’ DANICA PATRICK’S ‘BIG ANNOUNCEMENT’
I apologize for the two Danica posts in a row. Today is the first day of our top 15 stories of 2009 series and you-know-who clocked in at No. 15. In any case, Patrick’s “big announcement” this morning was somewhat of a dud, unless you’re one of the eight IndyCar fans left in...
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New 2011 Ford Mustang V6 bests base Camaro horsepower New 2011 Ford Mustang V6 bests base Camaro horsepower
Automotive engineers have always said it: Horsepower and fuel economy don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Ford aims to prove it with a new V6 engine in the Mustang for 2011. Ford says the new engine will produce 305 hp, just 10 less than the Mustang GT’s V8, and more significantly, one more than...
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Prediction: Escalade Sales Will Zoom after Tiger’s Misadventure Prediction: Escalade Sales Will Zoom after Tiger’s Misadventure
I mean the guy crashed into a fire hydrant and tree to the tune of an estimated $8,000 damage and emerged scratched, bruised and semi-conscious after his wife allegedly tried to whack him with a golf club. But he was protected by his car. And he didn’t have to call OnStar! It may well be that this...
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2010 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG – First Drive Review 2010 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG – First Drive Review
There’s a reason that “S” comes before “AMG.” Over at Mercedes-Benz, they take their flagship S-class very seriously. As the halo car for a brand represented by a star, the S had better shine pretty bright in its segment—a segment full of customers who are as diverse as they are discriminating....
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Romeo Ferraris 500 Abarth Romeo Ferraris 500 Abarth
Well, I guess we know just how far out you can take Fiat’s modernized 500 mini car. And Italian tuner outfit by the name of Romeo Ferraris has made a track special version of the little guy that puts out 360 horsepower. Which, given the 500’s size and weight, has to be a hell of a handful...
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The 2011 Ford Mustang Finally Gets Some Balls The 2011 Ford Mustang Finally Gets Some Balls
With competitors out there like the excellent 2010 Chevy Camaro and Nissan 370Z, you’d think Ford would be as competitive as possible with the ultra-popular Mustang. The Chevy Camaro’s 3.6-liter V6 engine, for example, produces 304 horsepower, while the Nissan 370Z’s 3.7-liter V6...
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