Archive For The “Car news” Category

A Tesla for the Rest of Us

By | July 16, 2014

One of the big obstacles to widespread adoption of electric and plug-in hybrid cars is that, to date, most of them just haven’t been very cool. Your mileage may vary, of course, but that’s the opinion of this lover of old-school Detroit muscle. The Prius, the Volt, the Leaf… none of them make the heart […]

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The Concepts of the 2014 Beijing Motor Show

By | May 6, 2014

Yes, yes, the New York Auto Show was only about two weeks ago but Beijing just couldn’t wait!  The Beijing Motor Show is one of the lesser auto shows on the circuit but that doesn’t make it any less important.  Not much new was previewed in Beijing but they did have a few exclusive concepts […]

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Back to the Future with Morgan Motor Company

By | May 3, 2014

That long, looong hood jutting out in front of the driver… those sensual, swooping fenders flowing back to a gently sloped rear end… the bulbous headlights and supple leather belt securing the hood… The Morgan Plus 8 Speedster looks like it just rolled out of the 1940s, a free-spirited refugee from the London Blitz that […]

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Ford Celebrates 50 Years of Mustang

By | April 16, 2014

Fifty years ago this week Ford started selling the 1965 Mustang which is often referred to as a 1964 1/2 by Mustang enthusiasts.  When launched, Ford projected sales to fall in just under 100,000 units in its first year.  They surpassed that projection within three months. Ford sold a total of 418,000 during its first […]

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Heaven on Earth! Geneva Motor Show 2014

By | March 12, 2014

The Geneva Motor Show has become the CES of the auto show circuit.  It is the show where automakers hold nothing back and bring out their biggest and best unveilings of the year.  The alumni of this show is the top of the class.  Its graduates includes the likes of the Ferrari F50, Audi R8, […]

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Save the Vipers!!

By | March 7, 2014

It’s a sad day when you hear about the destruction of one of the more iconic american cars in recent history. Talking about Chrysler killing – as in destroying – the first 93 or so original Vipers. Cars that represent the reemergence of Chrysler. Cars that are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Cars that […]

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