Why Your Next Set of Tires May be Made from Weeds

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Why Your Next Set of Tires May be Made from Weeds
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When it comes to the auto industry, oil isn’t the only thing imported from foreign countries and subject to supply issues and price spikes. The same is true of the rubber in your car’s tires, though a solution could lie in a simple, resilient weed that grows freely across the American southwest. Continue Reading...

Permanent Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Facility Gains Traction

Permanent Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Facility Gains Traction
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The new facility will enable Barrett-Jackson to save money on temporary facility costs as well as providing much better protection from mother nature, which has unleashed its wrath during auction season in the past. Continue Reading...

JFK Hearse To Be Auctioned At Barrett-Jackson In Scottsdale

JFK Hearse To Be Auctioned At Barrett-Jackson In Scottsdale
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November 22, 1963 was a very dark day in America’s history. John F. Kennedy, who was America’s 35th President, was shot and killed while his convoy made way through the heart of Dallas, TX. On this fateful day, the ambulance that took his body to Air Force One, is now being auctioned off at the… Continue Reading...

Top 5 Fastest Roads in America

Top 5 Fastest Roads in America
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America’s five fastest roads have been ranked and surprisingly, the average driver’s need for speed has been dampened. American’s are traveling more slowly than they were a few years ago, likely due to rising gas prices and increased traffic enforcement. The average speeder traveled 81 mph on America’s top ten fastest roads, which is down… Continue Reading...

Arizona Most Expensive State For Car Repairs: Where Does Your State Rank?

Arizona Most Expensive State For Car Repairs: Where Does Your State Rank?
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If you want to break down in any state, turns out Arizona’s the worst—and Washington D.C. is the best to do so. Better keep pushing your beater to New Mexico. In a survey that analyzed the cost of repairs for a “check engine” light, Arizona residents paid $421.49 in 2010, while Washington DC residents only… Continue Reading...

Tokyo Preview: Nissan Leaf Electric Car Will Gets Its Auto Show Time in the Spotlight

Tokyo Preview: Nissan Leaf Electric Car Will Gets Its Auto Show Time in the Spotlight
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While news and photos of the Nissan Leaf have been around for several months now, the electric car will get its official debut at the Tokyo Auto Show on October 21st. Nissan describes its functional five-door, five-seater compact hatchback as having a “high-performance, zero-emission” powertrain. Output from the lithium-ion battery packs is rated at 80kW/280Nm,… Continue Reading...

Breaking: Nissan LEAF Electric Car Priced from $25,000

Breaking: Nissan LEAF Electric Car Priced from $25,000
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The fully-electric Nissan LEAF, which is set to go on sale in the U.S. next year, will be priced from $25,000 to $33,000. Word comes from Nissan North America product VP Larry Dominique. “Competitive pricing is going to allow mass-market appeal, which is going to set Nissan apart,” said Dominique, commenting that the LEAF will… Continue Reading...

Report: Nissan Bringing LEAF EV to Five U.S. Markets First

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Report: Nissan Bringing LEAF EV to Five U.S. Markets First
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Before sales of Nissan’s new electric car go full-tilt in the U.S., the Japanese automaker will start with 5,000 units in five different markets. The targeted areas include the Phoenix-Tucson region of Arizona, Oregon, San Diego, Seattle and Tennessee. Nissan’s product planning boss Mark Perry says that this is just the first step in a… Continue Reading...