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Buick Announces MSRP for 2012 LaCrosse with eAssist

Buick Announces MSRP for 2012 LaCrosse with eAssist

Posted at 6:15 PM, Friday September 23, 2011 by David Lux
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Green ArrowDelivering a hybrid-like fuel-efficiency rating of 37 mpg highway, the new 2012 Buick LaCrosse with eAssist will feature a starting price of $29,960 (and an $860 destination charge).... full story
Kia Sorento Ready to Up its Game for 2012

Kia Sorento Ready to Up its Game for 2012

Posted at 11:15 PM, Friday July 1, 2011 by David Lux
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Green ArrowAfter a record-breaking sales year in 2010, the made-in-America Kia Sorento already has set a new all-time monthly sales record in 2011 and is now looking to attract even more buyers. A key to accomplishing this goal? A notable refresh for the 2012 model year that will add cutting-edge technologies both under the hood and inside the cabin.... full story
2012 Impreza to be Most Fuel-Efficient AWD Car in America

2012 Impreza to be Most Fuel-Efficient AWD Car in America

Posted at 12:00 PM, Friday June 24, 2011 by David Lux
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Green ArrowShowcasing a 30 percent increase in fuel economy over the previous model, the all-new 2012 Subaru Impreza is expected to set a new benchmark for vehicles in its segment, with EPA ratings of 27 mpg city/36 mpg highway—making it the most fuel-efficient all-wheel-drive car in America.... full story
Hawaii Will Welcome First U.S. Sales of All-Electric Mitsubishi i

Hawaii Will Welcome First U.S. Sales of All-Electric Mitsubishi i

Posted at 8:00 AM, Friday June 17, 2011 by David Lux
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Green ArrowMitsubishi Motors North America has selected the state of Hawaii to be the first U.S. market to offer the Mitsubishi i electric vehicle, which will set a new benchmark for EV affordability when it goes on sale there this fall.... full story
Consumer Reports Testers Elated by the Elantra

Consumer Reports Testers Elated by the Elantra

Posted at 5:30 AM, Saturday June 4, 2011 by David Lux
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Green ArrowOne of the country’s top independent sources for automotive quality information—Consumers Reports—recently put a quartet of today’s new compact sedans through their paces, and just one earned the publication’s coveted “recommended” status: The all-new Hyundai Elantra.... full story
Kia Adds Turbocharging for a Sportier Sportage

Kia Adds Turbocharging for a Sportier Sportage

Posted at 9:00 PM, Friday May 27, 2011 by David Lux
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Green ArrowThe all-new 2011 Sportage was already quickly on its way to becoming a customer favorite, but it looks like Kia is set on speeding up the process: The automaker recently announced the debut of the Sportage SX Turbo, an enthusiast-oriented version of its popular small crossover.... full story
School bus driver booked for reckless driving

School bus driver booked for reckless driving

Posted at 8:00 PM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowA school bus driver aged 58 has been booked for rash driving after she rear bounded one motorist. She was caught on Tuesday at the 13th Avenue intersection Hillsboro police are saying that Suzanne B. Yergen the bus driver could be following too closely and might have rear ended the motorbike. The bus didn’t have any school children and no one was injured. ... full story
Man caught with 95 pounds of marijuana in Traffic Stop

Man caught with 95 pounds of marijuana in Traffic Stop

Posted at 6:00 PM, Friday May 27, 2011 by Mike Drucker
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Green ArrowOregon: According to reports coming from Burns a man was caught with ninety five pounds of Marijuana. The state police in Oregon have arrested the Wyoming man on Tuesday. He was arrested near a traffic stop in the eastern side of Burns, the police found ninety five pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. ... full story
A Man Interrogated in Connection with Boston’s’ State Trooper Hit and Run Case

A Man Interrogated in Connection with Boston’s’ State Trooper Hit and Run Case

Posted at 8:00 PM, Thursday May 26, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowA man was interrogated by the Boston police on Wednesday about the hit and run case that injured a state trooper on Tuesday morning. According to the police, a man named Fitchburg, 25 came to the Leominster State Police Barracks on Wednesday morning. He claimed that he was involved in the crash which injured Joseph Drane, a Massachusetts State Trooper official. ... full story
Speed Limit Raised by 5 MPH on the Turnpikes in Ohio

Speed Limit Raised by 5 MPH on the Turnpikes in Ohio

Posted at 4:00 PM, Thursday May 26, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowThe misconception has been proved wrong that the increased speed limit at the Ohio Turnpike will give rise to the number of accidents. The spokesman of the turnpike commission, Lauren Hakos, said that the number of vehicles on this road decreased by 0.7% compared to 2010. She further added that there are many factors responsible for the lesser vehicles like weather, hike in oil prices and other related factors. ... full story
NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch Busted For Speeding At 128 MPH

NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch Busted For Speeding At 128 MPH

Posted at 5:00 AM, Wednesday May 25, 2011 by Tim Healey
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Green ArrowNASCAR star Kyle Busch has been caught speeding at 128 miles per hour in North Carolina.... full story
Connecticut Woman involved in the Car Crash killing Two People is released on Bail

Connecticut Woman involved in the Car Crash killing Two People is released on Bail

Posted at 3:00 AM, Wednesday May 25, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowAccording to a Connecticut post, the woman involved in the May 7 fatal car crash received a bail. The crash which took place at Bergen claimed the life of two North Bergen people and the next court hearing is scheduled on June 22. Yadira Tores is charged with two offences of second degree slaughter and one count of reckless driving and under the effect of alcohol. ... full story
Red Light Cameras to be Put on Halt in Albuquerque

Red Light Cameras to be Put on Halt in Albuquerque

Posted at 2:30 AM, Wednesday May 25, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowThe Red Light camera program is about to come to a close in Albuquerque in New Mexico. This is the second instance of bringing a halt to the cameras in a span of 1 year. The city councilors have proposed to bring the plan into action. According to Dan Lewis, a councilor in Albuquerque, the camera system may be witnessing its last phase in the Albuquerque city putting an end to the entire camera system. ... full story
Buckle Up Campaign Starts in Pennsylvania

Buckle Up Campaign Starts in Pennsylvania

Posted at 1:00 AM, Wednesday May 25, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowIn the coming weeks, the traffic police in Pennsylvania will tighten their efforts across Bucks County to catch hold of the drivers who drive without putting their seat belts. The PennDOT has collected an amount of $40000 from the fines received from the drivers. Many drivers were seized on the Upper Southampton and Lower Southampton, where the police commenced their campaign on Sunday afternoon. ... full story
Honda Civic Collides with Hyundai Elantra Claiming two lives

Honda Civic Collides with Hyundai Elantra Claiming two lives

Posted at 1:00 PM, Tuesday May 24, 2011 by Steve Kirtz
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Green ArrowA motor vehicle hit a red light pole and crashed with another car which claimed the life of a man and a woman. The collision took place on the Northwest side on Sunday morning which left four people injured and leaving two dead.The man and woman were taken to the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Centre where they were declared dead as per the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.... full story