Today in Car News: Tacoma, iPad and Mahindra

October 6, 2010

Former GM CEO Fritz Henderson has completed his brief consultancy for the automaker, so he can go to work for Sunoco. [Detroit News]

We've shown you the new Benz iPad installation; now take a read at how dealers will use the magic-hypno-tablet to woo new customers. [KickingTires]

Toyota wants truck racer wannabes to take a long, heavy-breathing look at the new Tacoma X-Runner RTR. Here's a paper bag. Now, relax. [PickupTrucks]

Fiat wants to build a low-cost replacement for its Seicento city car, but it'll have to make it big enough to fit the "Settecento" nameplate on back. [AutoblogGreen]

They can't get a U.S. dealer network together, but Indian truck makers Mahindra have their name on something Stateside--a new building on the Harvard University campus. [WSJ]

Wild turkeys attack a Porsche in this disturbing video, but it's less disturbing after a little Wild Turkey. [Jalopnik]

"More gold than Fort Knox!" sounds like an overhyped caption, but it's nearly true, on this utterly ghastly Rolls-Royce Ghost. [WorldCarFans]

Finally today, the world's fastest lawnmower has hit a top speed of almost 88 mph with a Welshman behind the wheel. And to think, Benny Hill isn't alive to see this. [BBC Top Gear]

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