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October 4, 2013

From The Car Connection:

Tesla Model S Catches Fire: Is This Tesla's 'Toyota' Moment?

As Green Car Reports and other media outlets have noted, a Tesla Model S was involved in an accident in Washington state on Tuesday, and the sedan's battery pack subsequently caught fire. What's far less clear is the effect that the fire will have on Tesla in the near- and middle-term.

55% Of Boomers Worry About Parents' Driving, Only 23% Are Talking About It

As Baby Boomers reach retirement age, many are faced with a difficult conundrum: balancing the challenges of their own golden years with the demands of elderly family members.But despite such concerns, few Baby Boomers are having these important conversations with mom and dad.

Guy surprises his girlfriend with a new 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray

Guy surprises his girlfriend with a new 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray

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From Motor Authority:

How To Buy Everlasting Love: Get Her A 2014 Corvette Stingray

his guy clearly has the right idea. First of all, the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray is a great car. Tons of fun. Incredible value. Second, it makes a great gift. Especially when the recipient is your girlfriend.

Surprise, Cars Sometimes Catch Fire When Crashed! Why Everyone Needs To Take A Breath On Tesla

If you're at all into cars and have an Internet connection, you've seen the news about a Tesla Model S catching fire after hitting a metal object in the road the other day. Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] stock prices have fallen sharply, with many crediting that fall as a result of the fire. People are freaking out. It needs to stop--at least for now.

2014 Kia Soul - First Drive, August 2013

2014 Kia Soul - First Drive, August 2013

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From Green Car Reports:

2015 Kia Soul EV To Be Sold In U.S.: First Korean Electric Car

We saw the Kia Soul EV spy shots almost three months ago, and now Kia has officially announced that its first battery-electric car will go on sale in the U.S. next year.

EPA Will Release Results Of Its Gas Mileage Audits

The EPA hopes to avoid future fuel-economy scandals, by giving the public more information about its audits of the data submitted by carmakers.


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