2011 Lincoln Mkz Luxury Car! One Owner! Low Miles! Stk# – Mohave Daily News: Vehicle

Low miles! Stk# – Mohave Daily News: Vehicle WASHINGTON (AP) Republican lawmakers are already signaling they will do what they can to block President Barack Obamas pitch for tax increa posted: January 20 NEW YORK (AP) The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game vic posted: January 20 Local display advertising by Mohave Daily News Latest e-Edition 2011 LINCOLN MKZ Luxury Car! One owner! Low miles!
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Europe car sales speed up after six years of decline – Yahoo News

Britain followed with 9.3 percent growth, Italy at 4.2 percent, Germany 2.9 percent. France managed only 0.3 percent growth. “The situation in Europe is still quite contrasted, but it’s much better than we expected at the beginning of the year, when we forecast two to three percent,” noted Jean-Francois Belorgey, an analyst with consultants EY. “(There is) a rather clear relationship between (national) economic health and market activity.” Britain has been a bright spot in the region, with its economy expected to have grown 3 percent in 2014.
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Car Rental Market to Reach US$79.46 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research – Yahoo Finance

The report studies the global car rental market with a special focus on the U.S. market to provide a comprehensive overview. Some of the primary growth factors for the global car rental market are increasing volume of tourists both, overseas and in domestic travel category, better roads and infrastructure, growing disposable income which permits frequent travelling, and increasing GDP levels. The next noteworthy contributor to the growth of global car rental market is the growing business classes in countries such China and India and the booming automobile industries therein. However, the biggest challenge faced by the car rental market is the fluctuating petroleum process, high gasoline prices, and a cheaper substitute of public transport.
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Mercedes Plots Turning The Car Into A Luxury Lounge – Yahoo Finance

Sculpted open-pore walnut wood veneers and ice-white leather add to the chill-out ambiance of the interior, while six screens allow passengers to interact with the machine via touch, hand gestures and eye-tracking. More from Bloomberg.com: Oil Below $60 Tests Economics of U.S. Shale Boom “The car is growing beyond its role as a mere means of transport and will ultimately become a mobile living space,” Dieter Zetsche, chief executive officer of Mercedes parent Daimler AG (DAI), said in a statement. He presented the vehicle today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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The New Mercedes Self-Driving Car Concept Is Packed Full of Future

The New Mercedes Self-Driving Car Concept Is Packed Full of Future

The car of the future is smart, as well. It has “Extended Sense,” which knows its location down to the millimeter and can identify its owner from her smartphone. It has a heads-up display that can show street numbers, which restaurants have tables available, how many tickets are left for that night’s show at a theater you’re driving past. The swivel chairs of the future, seen through the lens of a weird Mercedes robot assistant.
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Luxury isn’t created equal in recession-hit Japan – Yahoo Finance

Under the hood, theres the latest iteration of Mercedes fuel-cell technology, combining batteries and a hydrogen tank to create a plug-in hybrid. Fully charged up, it can run for around 684 miles, the company says, around 124 of which are all-electric. Two electric motors, each putting out 136 HP, drive the rear wheels, and though its not a small car, the instant torque from standstill – 295 lb-ft in total – means itll do the 0-62 mph run in 6.7 seconds, eventually hitting its 124 mph limiter. Its not Mercedes first experiment with autonomous vehicles, even if its the most dramatically designed.
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Mercedes-Benz F 015 self-driving car in-depth: AI & lasers – SlashGear


Japan Inc is on a roll But not at Maserati: the company sold 640 cars, up 347.8 percent on-year, during the April-to-September period. Year-to-November sales more than quadrupled from a year earlier to 1,224 cars. Maserati Japan’s Cazzoli says he expects to sell 1,300 cars in 2014 and 1,500 in 2015. A renewed lineup and distribution network have also helped drive up sales. The new Quattroporte sedan, Granturismo sports coupe, and the entry-level Ghibli sedan have seen “sales growth everywhere,” said Cazolli.
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Car Wars! Which German Sports Car Claims The Throne? Mercedes-benz Amg Gt S Vs. Porsche 911 Turbo? – Autospies Auto News

According to them, it goes down something like this. Essentially, the Porsche is tried and true. The 991 Turbo is stupid fast with its PDK gearbox and all-wheel drive set up. But, if I am reading this right, it seems that it’s just a bit clinical. The Mercedes-Benz, on the other hand, is silly fast and feels great around corners though it isn’t as precise.
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Review: The Lexus NX is a Personality-Free Luxury Crossover – Bloomberg

It feels heftier than the Acura, too, generally on par with the others in its class. But if you want something a little more unique inside, which is also well-made and well-proven, add the Volvo XC60 to your option list instead. Again, theres nothing bad about the NX, per se. Lexus has built us a tight, reliable crossover.
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Fayetteville Luxury Car Dealerships Sold To Pinehurst Auto Group; No Plans To Move – Fayetteville Observer: Local News

Review: The Lexus NX is a Personality-Free Luxury Crossover – Bloomberg

— Corey Tamblyn’s second goal of the season came with 26 seconds left in overtime to give Fayetteville a 2-1 win over Hu Updated: Yesterday ALBANY, N.Y. – The decision to grant a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I hero from New York moves to President Obama’s desk af posted: December 12 The Cumberland County Soil and Water Conservation District invites elementary, middle and high school students in the county to participate in posted: December 13 The U.S. Senate did the right thing by releasing a report that detailed torture used by the CIA. Unfortunately, no government employee will be posted: December 13 Fayetteville luxury car dealerships sold to Pinehurst Auto Group; no plans to move The owners of Pinehurst Auto Group have purchased Mercedes-Benz of Fayetteville and Porsche of Fayetteville. The two luxury car dealerships operate next to each other on Bragg Boulevard at Fort Bragg Road.
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Avis Car In Multi-Year Partnership With Luxury Destination Club – NASDAQ.com

Which is to say that the most notable things about it were its trapezoidal headlights and triangular taillights. Theyre really quite distinct. Source: Lexus via Bloomberg The deeply bolstered, quilted sport seats are very comfortable, and they proffer enormous head- and legroom in the second seat and in the cargo area far behind. (Splurge for the power back door and power-folding rear seats.) The lines through the cabin are clean and roomy; the dash is relatively uncluttered.
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Car Crashes Into Garage — Through The Roof – Cnn.com

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Eric Skaja of the Escondido police told CNN by phone, and the automobile is a dealer loaner car. The person to whom the vehicle was loaned has been identified, but has not come forward or been arrested so far. The police currently are investigating the incident as a misdemeanor hit and run. If it turns out the driver was under the influence, Skaja said the penalty for a DUI is significantly more serious than the penalty for a misdemeanor hit and run.
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BMW Group November Worldwide Sales Rise 7.6% To New Record High

Basically the A3, 1 series and CLAs are gussied up Honda Civics with lipstick on them. I’ll put my 35k towards a real car. I would probably go with a Buick Regal. It is a good car for the money. 3 Series can be gotten for under 35k, but I wouldn’t want the low end version.
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For the year-to-date eleven-month period, BMW Group sales climbed 7.1 percent to 1.90 million BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles from last year’s 1.78 million vehicles. The company noted that it recorded sales growth in all three major sales regions in the eleven-month period of 2014. BMW sales for the period increased 9.0 percent to 1.63 million vehicles from the prior-year period. Meanwhile, MINI brand sales declined 3.3 percent for the year-to-date period to 265,404 vehicles from last year. At BMW Motorrad, sales rose 7.0 percent to 116,463 vehicles from the year-ago period.
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What Is The Best Luxury Car You Can Buy For Under $35,000? – AutoSpies Auto News

Whomever purchases the $3.5 million luxury residence will get to choose between a custom-ordered Ferrari 360 Spider 2-door convertible or an extremely rare slant nose open top 4-door Hummer H1, one of only two in the world. The unique 6-bedroom/7-bathroom 8,700 square-foot property comes with more than $1 million in custom Moroccan decor. But as if that’s not enough, owners Jonathan and Nichole Frank who also own exotic car dealership The New Auto Toy Store, decided to throw in a luxury car as part of the deal. The sprawling estate, located in an exclusive double-gated community at 7601 Wood Duck Drive in Boca Raton, Florida, has an expansive outdoor area and golf course views that offer a truly breathtaking living experience. Frank is being represented by powerhouse celebrity real estate agent Chad Carroll, one of the most well-known and successful real estate agents in the country and star of the Bravo reality series “Million Dollar Listing Miami.” Carroll is executive vice president at luxury real estate powerhouse Douglas Elliman, the largest real estate company on the East Coast, where he operates The Carroll Group.
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Nikkei Slips Ahead Of Economic Data, Shortened U.s. Trading Week – Yahoo Finance

Don’t expect a cheap Lexus any time soon – SlashGear


Investors are likely to take profits after recent gains on the back of the Bank of Japan’s easing and China’s interest rate cut on Friday, said Masayuki Doshida, senior market analyst at Rakuten Securities. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s economic outlook report did little to help the mood, saying on Tuesday that Japan needs fiscal consolidation to reduce its debt and contain the risks of the BOJ’s easing policy. Leading exporters were flat as the yen stepped back from lows of 118.57 overnight to trade at 117.70 against the dollar by 0112 GMT. Nikon Corp lost 0.4 percent and Canon Inc was unchanged. Aluminium-related stocks jumped after the Nikkei newspaper reported that Toyota Motor Corp will use the lightweight metal instead of steel in luxury-car bodies.
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Black Friday Car Deals of 2014 – Yahoo Finance

Audi, too, has waded into the field with the A3, a more affordable and slightly smaller version of the company’s A3. Both it and the CLA start out at $29,900, though can obviously be specified well in excess of that, such as the S3 sports sedan . Currently, Lexus’ most affordable sedan is the IS 250 , which starts at $36,550, while its CT Hybrid hatchback is the cheapest in the overall line-up, at $32,050. Instead of making its models cheaper, Lexus is instead targeting a younger audience.
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You can also choose to use the $1,000 to lower the price of the Ford you’re buying. Chevrolet Black Friday deals include offers of $1,000 cash back plus no-interest financing or up to $3,500 cash back when you bring your own financing. Some Chevy Black Friday deals also include no payments until 2015. Choosing between these deals is like choosing to eat the leftover pumpkin or pecan pie: You can’t go wrong no matter which one you choose. Honda deals are few and far between all year long, but on Black Friday, you have some options.
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Plenty of power and made for the highway; floats like a cloud. Very safe car, has a real frame, not unibody. These days all the cars are so bland in design, this car is beautiful my modern standards. Real chrome bumpers, landau top, emblems, details, luxury interior.
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1990 Chevrolet Caprice Reviews – Carsurvey.org

The group set several fires on Telegraph Avenue and damaged businesses, including a car dealership and a T- Mobile store. The protest also moved in to Emeryville, here some in the group raided the trunk of a car parked inside a garage. “This morning I had a gentleman come by and offer to help clean,” said De La Cruz. Loyal customers of Genova’s Deli are rallying around the business to try and help it recover.
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Lexus Gets Its Horse Back In The Luxury Car Race

2014 Lexus GS450h Hybrid Sedan Review by Stu Wright :: Northern Colorado Gazette

Nissan has a fairly diverse lineup that includes several car models in addition to pickup trucks and SUVs. The companys adoption of aerodynamic designs and fuel-efficient technology have all made a difference, and in coming years Nissan should be able to lower its score substantially. The popular Leaf EV that Nissan produces is already climbing the charts as a customer favorite, but still has a long way to go before it can match up with the sales of cars like the Prius. The Leaf has probably been a big factor in bolstering Nissans score, which should improve with time. Toyota Breaking into the top three is Toyota, which isnt that much of a surprise to anyone who has been following the auto industry over the past decade.
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Exotic cars go on auction at Newport Beach show More Galleries ADVERTISEMENT This 1963 Jaguar XKE roadster is one of many cars up for auction at the Russo and Steele show at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. COURTESTY OF RUSSO AND STEELE Related article Auto enthusiasts and car collectors can get a close-up look at more than 400 hot rods, custom cars and European sports vehicles at the second annual Russo and Steele show and auction today through Saturday at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. Featured cars include a gray 2014 Lamborghini Aventador roadster, a 1932 Ford roadster and a 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS Coupe, the model featured prominently on the Magnum P.I. television show.
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Exotic cars go on auction at Newport Beach show – The Orange County Register

This 1963 Jaguar XKE roadster is one of many cars up for auction at the Russo and Steele show at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.

car can go from zero to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds. Top speed is reportedly a governor-limited 136 mph. The Lexus GS series of cars has been around since 1993, and is now in its fourth generation configuration for 2014. Lexus, headquartered in Nagoya, Japan, sent as its first automobile to America the big LS series in 1989. The company currently manufactures Japans top-selling make of luxury automobiles. The GS models come in a V-6 sports sedan, a high-performance F sedan, and the hybrid (h) model that I tested. Highway manners of the GS450h are excellent, with an assist from the blind spot monitor to keep the driver out of trouble. Ride on the Dunlop 235/45R18 SP Sport S100 all-season radials (on 18, eighteen split-spoke alloys) is silent and responsive, and the driver can select from four drive modes Eco, Normal, Sport, and Sport+. In winter the driver can select snow, and there is an EV (all-electric) selection to made, too. Lots of options, and lots of performance in the Sport+ mode, especially so for a hybrid vehicle. While in Sport+, the car provides more shock damping, tighter steering, and improved throttle response. And all these handling and power characteristics are present in a car that delivered over 30 mpg for me all week. Official ratings are 29/city and 34/highway (31 overall). The M.S.R.P. of the GS450h is $59,600.00 (base), and options include a luxury package for $5,695.00, blind spot monitor for $700.00, premium Mark Levinson stereo for $1,380.00, hard-disk navigation setup for $1,735.00, power trunk for $400.00, and intuitive park assist for $500.00. Total list price with $910.00 for freight comes to $70,920.00. That luxury package includes heated and cooled, 18-way power front semi-aniline leather seats, heated bamboo and leather steering wheel, LED headlamps, and rear-door manual sunshades (an electric sunshade is present in the back window). The 330 watt stereo includes 17 speakers with 7.1 surround sound architecture. The screen for the navigation is gigantic, at 12.3, with split-screen capability, and controlling its applications is done with a mouse on the console.
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