Today at High Gear Media: Paris Show, Ford F-150 and Texting

September 29, 2010

Today's the day: we're prepped, penned and all charged up for the rollercoaster that is the 2010 Paris Auto Show. [MotorAuthority]

Some of the embargoes seem to have leaked already, anyway. [AllExoticCars]

A big part of the Paris show will include electric and green car reveals from some surprising sources. Did you say a turbine hybrid? We didn't. [GreenCarReports, AllCarsElectric]

We're on Day 6 of the Fireball Run, out in the wild wild west--and HGMers are papering the highway with flyers to find missing Jade Flores. [MotorAuthority]

Which 2011 Ford F-150 is perfect for you? Here's a shorthand guide to figure out if you're "that guy," a blinger-in-waiting, or if you're wearing a reflective vest. [AllPickupTrucks]

Ford will be cutting the number of cars and trucks it sells in the future, but the Aussie-made Falcon seems safe. [InsideMuscleCars]

Could texting laws themselves be the reason for a rise in car accidents? [TheCarConnection]

Soft talkers of the world, unite! Why don't in-car voice controls work better? [TheCarConnection]

They can put a ring on it themselves, thank you--and young women are leasing more luxury cars than guys, too. [TheCarConnection]

Half of all drivers are interested in Internet-streamed radio for their cars. Don't fear the reaper; just introduce him to satellite radio. [SocialCarNews]

Electric cars are coming: is your family ready to host a charging point? It's less irksome than hosting a Dutch kid for a summer. [FamilyCarGuide]

Even if you know your credit score, there are no guarantees you won't get rooked on dealer-provided financing. [BestCarBuyingAdvice]

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