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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Now that car sales are continuing to rise, workers at the Lear Corp. plant Hammond, Indiana which manufacturers seats for Ford Taurus and Explorer, as well as police cars as needed, feel that their salaries should too. According to C. Jones, a representative with the United Auto Workers, most of the 760 workers at the plant make between $11 and $14 an hour, and "want to get rid of the current two-tier system that caps new employees' salaries at $16 an hour."
4 hrs ago | Car and Driver
Although most Mini models to date have had rear accommodations, those seats suggested more practicality than they actually delivered. The latest Mini Cooper hardtop , for example, is about as well-suited to carrying adult passengers in the back as a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe-and that thing doesn't even have back seats.
8 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk
Despite spending A 7000 on more than 200 driving lessons, Lenique Lewis is still yet to pass her driving test despite taking her first test six years ago Trundling at 20 miles an hour around a housing estate may not sound a white-knuckle ride, writes Gemma Aldridge in the Sunday People . Still, as the little gold Ford Fiesta turns on to a main road, I feel my hand tighten around the buckle of my seatbelt.
13 hrs ago | GreenCarReports
Ford is recalling certain models of its 2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid and 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid crossover utility vehicles to fix a cooling issue. The recall will replace faulty Motor Electronics Coolant Pumps in approximately 70,209 vehicles.
15 hrs ago | RecordNET
Vanessa Ordez, a 24-year-old Lodi resident who attended the festival Saturday with her mother and her 5-year-old nephew, found herself drawn to the exhibits in the Ole Mettler Grape and Wine Pavilion. On display in the pavilion were classic cars such as a 1956 Ford Thunderbird and vintage dresses worn decades ago by festival queens, but Ordez seemed most enchanted by a number of commodity murals created by area youths.
Easton Caple, 2, of Hanover, points at the Patriot Truck while looking over the custom Ford F-150 Raptor with his mother Erin on Sept. 12 at LM Tire and Wheel in Abbottstown.
On the morning of Saturday, September 13, a fleet of old and new school cars packed the Herb Chambers BMW of Sudbury lot for the dealership's "Cars and Coffee" event. The venue offered owners of classic, vintage, and downright flashy cars a chance to show off their prized possessions.
Honda employee Angie Nucci demonstrates how to fill a Honda Civic with natural gas at a CNG station in Torrance, Calif. Used in some commercial truck fleets, municipal bus services and the occasional taxicab, the plentiful low-emissions fuel has never caught on in passenger cars – even though it sells for about half the equivalent of a gallon of gasoline in California.
Special to Drive Local business owners Lisa and Trent Keenan of Diamondback Land Surveying have purchased 15 Ford 150 trucks from Friendly Ford in the past 3 A1 2 years. Southern Nevada businessman Trent Keenan suspected in June 2008 that the economy would rebound, especially in construction.
We've been hearing rumors for a while now about what exactly is going to be under the hood of the upcoming Ford Shelby GT350 . We've known for a while that it would not simply be the 5.8-liter supercharged V-8 from the departed GT500.
You have heard plenty over the years about Subaru's rally-inspired WRX . And, owing to its longer life span, you have probably heard even more about Volkswagen's genre-defining hot hatch, the GTI .
There's widespread and justifiable concern over a dearth of great ideas, risky innovation, and progressive advances being produced by corporate America. Apps and widgets don't have the impact of electricity, steam, or the PC.
Ford is recalling about 70,209 examples of the 2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid and the 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid because the cooling pumps for their hybrid systems could fail. According to the company's defect notice, it's possible for the original "Motor Electronics Coolant Pump" to wear out and fail, which would could cause the hybrid system to overheat.
Overnight on Monday, September 1, hot wax was poured onto a black Ford Fiesta. The following night, the same car was scratched and it was scratched again on Thursday, September 4. Also on Thursday, September 4, a black Vauxhall Astra was scratched on the roof and front and rear passenger doors overnight.
The 2015 Ford Mustang has gained a few extra pounds in its redesign , and in Mustang GT trim it's also gained a few extra horsepower. But how have these changes affected the vehicle's gas mileage? The EPA-rated figures are finally out, and it looks like the 2015 Mustang is thirstier than the model it replaces for corresponding trims.
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Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:44 pm
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