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NYC To Get Red-Light Cameras 'On Every Corner' If Mayor Gets His Way

NYC To Get Red-Light Cameras 'On Every Corner' If Mayor Gets His Way

New York City has a reputation for danger and lawlessness that's utterly undeserved these days, being one of the safer large cities in the country. In fact, it's hard to find illicit substances, misbehavior, and sexual perversity for sale even if you go looking for it--which is hardly the Big Apple... read more

August 23, 2011 by - 0
 
BMW ActiveE

BMW ActiveE: Important Proving Ground For BMW’s First All-Electric Vehicle, The i3

BMW, eager to get in the electric-car arena, announced this week in New York that it will lease 700 of its BMW ActiveE cars beginning this fall in select markets for a $499... read more April 20, 2011 by 0


 
All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Electric Cars Lead Cities To Amp Up

Better get ready for electric vehicles – if you want to stay with the times. That seems to be the message that some two dozen U.S. cities have gotten and are responding... read more April 15, 2011 by 0


 
Traffic Jam

Tale of 10 Cities: Worst Traffic Congestion In U.S.

Stewing and fuming, stuck in gridlock on American highways and wondering if there’s any way out of this mess? If you’re in the top 10 U.S. cities for traffic... read more March 29, 2011 by 2


 
Quick Response code used in a magazine

New Yorkers: Win A 2011 Ford Fiesta In Next Week's City-Wide Scavenger Hunt

If you happen to live in New York City -- or if you're going to be there next Tuesday, December 21 -- you might want to pay attention, because two of the web's hipper... read more December 15, 2010 by 0


 
FDNY Ambulance

New York City To Institute 'Crash Tax' For First Responder Costs

We all hope we're never involved in a serious car accident, but every day, some of us are. Those of us unfortunate enough to have an accident in New York City will soon face... read more December 10, 2010 by 5


 
Taxi accident

Video: New York City Wants To Remind You (And Your Children) That Speed Kills, Yo

If you're a member of the National Motorists Association, we have some bad news: New York City is teaching young people about the dangers of speeding. Them's the breaks. (Or... read more December 7, 2010 by 5


 
Pedestrians: Small children walking across an intersection

Wrong Place, Wrong Time: NYC Data Provides Tips For Pedestrians

Don't take the sidewalk on the left side of the street; be especially careful in the evening hours; and you might want to skip the intersection entirely. Those are among the... read more August 17, 2010 by 0


 
Detroit

Where Do Americans Spend The Least On Cars? You'll Be Surprised

Where do people spend the least on their cars, gasoline, and getting around? Surprisingly, among major cities, it's Detroit. Those in the Motor City know how to keep... read more June 17, 2010 by 6


 
VIN tag of 1995 Chevrolet Caprice, by Flickr user Ingue86

Times Square Bomber Unaware: Your Car Has VINs in Many Places

It appears that Faisal Shahzad, who allegedly attempted to set off an incendiary or explosive device inside a Nissan Pathfinder in New York City's Times Square last week... read more May 6, 2010 by 6


 
Artist Jeremy Dean with half a Hummer H2 for his work, "Back to the Futurama," January 2010

HUMMER-Hating Artist Hacks H2 Into Horse Cart, Cites Hoover

Ah, conceptual art. Clearly our country would be less colorful were it not for the efforts of, say, New York artist Jeremy Dean, who got inspired reading about horse-drawn... read more January 25, 2010 by 30


 
Smart ForTwo envisioned as NYPD traffic enforcement car

Smart Sales Solution: Hey, NYPD, Ditch Those Cushmans For ForTwos!

It's tough being Smart these days. After selling a stunning 24,622 Smart ForTwo models in 2008, its first year on the market, sales sank 41 percent last year. Now Smart has... read more January 19, 2010 by 11


 
2010 Detroit Auto Show, with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi inspecting a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Surprise: Auto Shows Really Do Sell Cars, Says NY Auto Show Owner

Sometimes we get a press release that makes us scratch our heads. Take this morning's little epistle from the 2010 New York Auto Show, the nation's largest, which opens to... read more January 19, 2010 by 3


 
Mercedes-Benz flagship dealership in Manhattan [via NewYorkTimes]

Mercedes-Benz To Launch Top-Of-The-Heap Showroom In Manhattan

For the few Manhattanites that can afford to own cars, and for those visiting from less-cramped spaces, Mercedes-Benz is opening a 333,000 square-foot flagship store on 11th... read more January 7, 2010 by 0


 
New license plate design to be issued by New York State in 2010

New York State Backs Down, New License Plates May Be Free

Last week we wrote about New York State's plan to issue new license plates, ostensibly to replace old ones whose reflective material may have worn off. The new and clearly... read more November 19, 2009 by 2


 
New license plate design to be issued by New York State in 2010

New York's New License Plates Stir Resentment Over Fees

Obviously you have to replace license plates now and then. Among other reasons, the reflective material wears off. And besides, that way cops can tell if a car hasn't been... read more November 11, 2009 by 26


 

 
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