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Old 27th December 2010, 20:59   #31
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Here is a different Ambassador car. Its a 1967 Ambassador , a brand name used by the now defunct American Motors.They lately owned the Jeep brand which they bought from Kaiser Corpn.Chrysler Motors ultimately bought over American Motors.
The only similarity I find between our Amby and this one are the digits and partly colour (gray and dark gray) scheme on the older Amby SMITHS speedo. But otherwise this convertible is simply gorgeous!
Old Cars Weekly - Car of the Week: 1967 AMC Ambassador convertible
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Soem very nice car pics here.
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Bajaj Auto and Mahindra showing interest in the Italian design house and coach builder Pininfarina?? Its news!!
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BAIC After Pininfarina | The Truth About Cars

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This one is crazy. We have heard that Beijing is flooded with cars and cars.And to restrict the number of drivers getting licences, the Beijing traffic authorities have devised a stringent test and also some lottery kind of system. this website offers a sneak peek into what the questionnaire will be like for people seeking licences:
Take The Ridiculous Chinese Driving Test
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Must have heard about the Chrysler Imperial, the flagship model of Chrysler Motors. The Imperial was brought back by Lee Iacocca in the early 1980's, when he as Chairman steered Chrysler back to good financial health.The sales of the Imperial were excellent in 1981 and petered out a few years later.The Imperial priced at around $ 19000, was above many models in the Cadillac range, then. It was packed with goodies and also electronic displays on the dash.Thats 29 years back!
This link tells about an original 1981 Imperial still with the Meyes family and with 15000 on its odo and with ---- Come on what?? Original tyres and also original paint.. Unbelievable!!
The red leather upholstery on the featured car is still so pristine.Please go to the link that I personally had a lovely time going through.
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Though many of you may already be knowing this site, I feel its a really good compilation of good quality pictures of most modern cars
Car pictures and wallpapers - NetCarShow.com
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Four German tourists who were visiting flood ravaged Queensland State , Australia ignored warning signs and drove through a flooded river infested with crocodiles.
Their SUV got stranded midway and they had to be rescued by the police.
This is the link that illustrates the height of stupidity on display with an automobile:

Tourists rescued from croc-infested Aussie river - The Local
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Porsche has today unveiled a hybrid 918 Spyder Coupe that is expected to be in the market in 2013.The link straight from Germany is here:

Porsche unveils hybrid 918 Spyder - The Local
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Its good news that the Big Three of Detriot are back on their feet again.With the US economy showing signs of a steady recovery new car sales are on a high and the three car makers from the US never had it so good during the past three years.After all, the Big Three are the barometer to prove that the world's economy is on track. Hope GM will soon shed its acquired tag Government Motors.
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A Few Signs That Domestic Car Companies Are More Than Just "Back" - Politics And Cars
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Some very beautifula car pictures & brochure shots. I bet you guys will love it.

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Here'sthe latest from Volkswagen. They are planning a new $ 11,000 car for China as VW feels that its existing models are classier and priced above the market penetration level. For more please follow this link: VW planning new car brand for China - The Local
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This one is hilarious.Its about a boyfriend buying an old 1996 Jeep Cherokee for $ 3000 and ending up paying more than the cost price to make the thing fit. He now comes under fire from his girlfriend.
The advice sought on Jeep Forum by the girlfriend gets a good dose by a 57 year old Californian. This is hilarious reading!

How An Old Jeep Sparked A Viral Manifesto On Relationships
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Daimler AG, Germany ties up with Toray Industries, Japan to manufacture carbon fibre reinforced plastics (CFRP). This is aimed at reducing the Merc car's kerb weight, looking at the more stringent 2012 Euro emission norms.
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Daimler teams up with Toray to form carbon fibre unit - The Local

Was also viewing this link for news about smaller 18 x 20 cms US like licence plates on Germany's bikes, being given the nod.

http://www.thelocal.de/national/20110124-32619.html

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Thats a BMW M3 that has crashed.Late last night (24/01/2011 US Eastern Standard Time) a West Palm Beach (Florida) man lost control of his BMW M3 in a curve. The car turned clockwise, jumped the median and struck a tree sideways, splitting the car in half. Here's the deadly result.

Deadly Crash Tears BMW M3 In Half

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President Obama in his State of the Union (2011)address has referred to plug in cars that run on the grid power.
There will be an Income Tax refund of $7500 within weeks to such car owners when they file their tax returns.But during certain months of the year the refunds may take longer to come by as the tax return filing schedules are well defined.
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http://www.greencarreports.com/blog/...-tweaks-coming
There's a more interesting thing happening in our neighbourhood. And we should be aware of what's going on inside the neighbour's territory.As a measure to clampdown the price hikes being resorted to by local manufacturers (God knows how many are there apart from Suzuki??)the Pakistan Govt has decided to allow import of second hand cars. The local car makers are Atlas Honda, Toyota Indus, Pak Suzuki and Dewan Hyundai Motors.
http://coalgeology.com/pakistan-allo...ed-cars/12250/

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