Archive For The “Car news” Category

NASCAR Announces 2015 Rule Changes

By | September 23, 2014

NASCAR is almost taboo for us at The Daily Derbi.  Most of us aren’t the biggest of fans and would rather watch sports car racing like Tudor Sports Car Championship that are featured in our Racing Blips.  Today, NASCAR announced new rule changes for 2015 that will have a huge impact on the series, some of […]

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Sinkhole to be Filled and Three Vettes to be Restored

By | September 2, 2014

Back in February of this year something terrible happened.  A gaping sinkhole opened up and swallowed eight Corvettes whole in the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.  Since that incident the massive hole has become the main attraction at the museum bringing thousands to the museum to see it boosting attendance with a healthy […]

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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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