Start your engines! The Los Angeles Auto Show, the first auto show of the season is back! Widely regarded as being the most forward-thinking of all the major shows, the latest in technology and design exhibited here will be finding their way into driveways across the country in the near future. The show will also feature more than 50 World and North American debuts, including the completely redesigned Hyundai Elantra, the next high-volume vehicle is being made at its Montgomery, Alabama factory. Lincoln is making automotive history with the launch of the new 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, offering luxury customers a premium hybrid sedan at the same base price as its conventional gas sibling. Subaru is showing an Impreza Concept Car that shows the direction that Subaru thinks all-wheel Drive sedans will be taking in the next few years. This new design theme seems to be working along with the well-known Subaru traits of all-wheel drive safety and reliability, since Subaru just set an all-time sales record for the US - beating last year's all-time record by 25%.
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You’ve heard a lot about GM in the news lately. Now meet the GM employees who contribute their passions and talents to develop the best cars and trucks in the world. Holly Wendt, a Senior Program Quality Engineer for GM’s rear-wheel drive vehicles, shares why she loves her job and what it’s like to be part of GM’s exciting reinvention. Read more about Holly at http://www.facesofgm.com/.
Diversified, snappy and extraordinary that’s how you could style Stronger Than Before, Rene Finn and Friends latest album, released 2009 on EMG Music in Stuttgart. Atmospheric pop ballads like Great Wheel Of Time invite to dream and take turns with groovy rock songs. Just like on the three forerunner-releases all songs stand out due to deep going lyrics about life and experience as well as to catchy melodies, whose magic one can’t elude.
These days, the world’s toughest rally is about a lot more than just the driving skills of the men behind the wheel. Proper navigation is equally important, and of course: being in top physical form. And the Volkswagen team has been working really hard on the latter in the Austrian village of Grän. We went along to watch the defending champions work out as they prepare for their Mission Hat-trick.
Set to begin airing on Thursday, May 12, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.’s, (MMNA) dynamic CUV duo of the popular Outlander Sport and Outlander — featuring the world’s most advanced All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) system — will follow up their remarkable five world record-setting achievements performed on a frozen Canadian lake with an even bolder, death-defying trek. To demonstrate the superior traction and maneuverability that Mitsubishi’s renowned all-wheel drive system has to offer, the Japanese auto manufacturer dispatched the pair of vehicles to the Southern Hemisphere to navigate what is considered to be the most hazardous stretch of road in the world.
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According to the Federal Statistical Office about seven million people with a disability live in Germany. At the REHACARE in Duesseldorf, the trade fair for people with a disability every year developers present new products that are aimed to make the lives of people with disabilities a little easier. Including many technical aids that allow them to do different sports. According to a recent study the interest in disabled sports is increasing constantly - not only due to the recent German success at the Paralympic Games in Vancouver. Therefore it is no surprise that at the first Mobicup - a actionday of sports for the disabled - a lot was going on.
An inaugural national research report released today from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm Insurance Companies® shows that the impact of teen driver crashes extends far beyond teen drivers’ families and friends. In 2008, more than half a million (681,000) people were involved in crashes where a teen driver was behind the wheel. More than 40,000 were injured, and nearly 30 percent of those who died in these crashes were not in cars driven by teens.
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Following their dramatic victory in the 137th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, the connections of Animal Kingdom were presented with The Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph, the official watch of the Kentucky Derby at the event’s exclusive Winners’ Circle Gala.
Owner Barry Irwin, trainer Graham Motion and jockey Johnny Velazquez received the watches from Jennifer Judkins, U.S. Brand President for Longines, the Official Watch and Timekeeper of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs.
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AdelaVoice today launched StartTalking (http://www.starttalking.com), the world's first smartphone application that lets motorists keep their eyes on the road and hands upon the wheel. StartTalking addresses the issue of distracted driving throughout the entire process of composing, sending and receiving text messages, removing the visual and physical distractions normally associated with text messaging.
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