Category: Automobile

Video: Woman Struggles to Park Car

A woman struggles to park her car in a parking lot. Eventually a frustrated driver of another vehicle helps her park it. Maybe she was just having a really bad day. BRBRCENTER object width=”425″ height=”344″param name=”movie” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Jji1D1CI5D0hl=enfs=1″/paramparam name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”/paramparam name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”/paramembed src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Jji1D1CI5D0hl=enfs=1″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”425″ height=”344″/embed/object/CENTER BRBR A HREF=”http://www.driversdrive.com/cgi-bin/ddblog.pl?ddblog=228091″Permalink/A | A HREF=”http://www.driversdrive.com/headlines/”Recent Headlines/A | […]

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Traffic Exposure Linked to Heart Attacks

People who have had a heart attack are likely to report having been in traffic shortly before their symptoms began, researchers A HREF=”http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090313171310.htm”reported/A at the American Heart Association’s 49th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention. BLOCKQUOTEFONT SIZE=2 Driving a car was the most common source of traffic exposure, but taking public transportation or […]

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The Sashimi Tabernacle Choir Vehicle

This Volvo has been adorned with singing fish and a mechanical lobster. Wow. What a crazy thing to do to your car. There are about 250 fish and lobsters on the car. (via A HREF=”http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/the-sashimi-tabernacle-choir”Buzzfeed/A) BRBRCENTER object width=”480″ height=”295″param name=”movie” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/kYlSTvAW1Pohl=enfs=1″/paramparam name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”/paramparam name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”/paramembed src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/kYlSTvAW1Pohl=enfs=1″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”480″ height=”295″/embed/object /CENTER BRBR A HREF=”http://www.driversdrive.com/cgi-bin/ddblog.pl?ddblog=221091″Permalink/A […]

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Luxury UK Carmaker Bentley Cuts More Jobs

IMG SRC=”http://www.driversdrive.com/pics/bentley_logo.jpg” ALIGN=”RIGHT” ALT=”Bentley Logo”Luxury UK car manufacturer A HREF=”http://www.bentleymotors.com”Bentley Motors Ltd./A has cut another 220 jobs and reduced salaries by 10%. The IInternational Herald Tribune/I A HREf=”http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2009/02/10/business/EU-Britain-Bentley.php”reports/A that these cuts come in addition to 230 jobs the company shed in December. BLOCKQUOTEFONT SIZE=2 The top-end car manufacturer already shed 230 jobs in December. Last […]

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Nissan Recalls Over 240,00 Trucks

The AP A HREF=”http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090107/ap_on_go_ot/nissan_recall;_ylt=ApOtJtIDPiuaOtfXtld_igADW7oF”reports/A that Nissan is recalling over 240,000 trucks because of a flaw that could front air bags from deploying in a crash. The recalls are in twenty cold weather states where salt used on roads coult rust a crash zone sensor. BLOCKQUOTEFONT SIZE=2 The government said in a posting on its Web […]

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Gracenote and Voxonic Demonstrate CarsStars at CES

For those who would be happy with their favorite musicians acting as their personal DJ this technology called CarStars is for you. Designed to create a user interface tailored to a driver’s specific tastes, CarStars provides an in-car entertainment experience using celebrity images and voices. For instance, coupe drivers can go hip hop with American […]

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Gas Prices Hit Five-Year Low

CNN A HREF=”http://money.cnn.com/2008/12/27/news/economy/gas_prices/”reports/A that gas prices have hit a five-year low after falling for seven straight days. The AAA has the nation’s average gas price at $1.630 a gallon. A year ago gas prices were just over the $3 mark and earlier this summer they hit a peak of $4.114 a gallon. The $1.630 average […]

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Towns Turn to Molasses and Garlic Salt During Salt Shortage

A A HREF=”http://www.driversdrive.com/cgi-bin/ddblog.pl?ddblog=1215081″national salt shortage/A has U.S. towns and cities turning to alternatives that include molasses, garlic salt and a product that smells like soy sauce A HREF=”http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123084701287847257.html”reports/A the IWall Street Journal/I. BLOCKQUOTEFONT SIZE=2 Soaring rock-salt prices are prompting communities across the U.S. to try novel alternatives for clearing snow and ice, including molasses, garlic […]

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Chrysler Halts Manufacturing For One Month

A HREF=”http://www.chrysler.com”Chrysler/A says it will close all 30 of its manufacturing plants for a month starting Friday. Chrysler says the decrease in demand requires a slowdown in production. Crysler A HREF=”http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/12/17/business/main4674635.shtml?source=mostpop_story”also says/A tight credit markets are keepign buyers away from its showroom.s BLOCKQUOTEFONT SIZE=2 In a statement Wednesday, Chrysler said tighter credit markets are keeping […]

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Big Three Want $34 Million

The CEOs of the big three automotive companies were in D.C. to make the case for an auto industry bailout. A A HREF=”http://www.workerswork.com/cgi-bin/workerswork.pl?wblog=1205081″new jobless report/A showing over 500,000 layoffs in November alone have given backers of the an automotive bailout extra amunition. There is concern that the Big Three won’t make it even with the […]

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