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Officials: White House, Dems near auto aid deal

Congressional aides and a senior administration official say the White House and congressional Democrats have reached an agreement in principle to speed $15 billion in government loans to struggling U.S. automakers.

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Cars for U.S. automakers to keep, and quit

Detroit auto executives delivered a plan designed to convince Congress ? and consumers ? that they’re worthy of a $25 billion bailout that will help keep them in business.

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Jay Leno’s Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Posted on 12.9.2008 19:00
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Simona Alina,
Myles Kornblatt
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Chevrolet | video | sports cars | chevrolet Corvette
Jay Leno’s garage is actually three airplane hangars, so we know he’s a great car collector. Watch as he goes out for an in-depth drive in his 2009 Corvette ZR1, which also happens to be the first one off the assembly line. .

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Bajaj Auto Slashes 2 and 3 Wheeler Prices

Passing on the recent cut in Excise Duty to the customer, pune based Bajaj Auto has cut prices of its vehicles by upto Rs. 4,400. The prices of two-wheelers have gone down by upto Rs. 2,100 while the three-wheelers are cheaper by Rs. 4,400 the company said in a statement.

“Bajaj Auto has passed on the benefit of the excise reduction in the CENVAT rate reduction to its customers. The prices have been reduced on vehicles billed to dealer with immediate effect” it added.

The company also specified that it was in touch with dealers to understand and resolve the implications arising out of existing inventories with them.

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Teams to get behind engine plan

Five Formula One teams appear poised to embrace FIA president Max Mosley’s idea of a cost-saving standardised engine from 2010.In the wake of Honda’s shock withdrawal from the sport at the end of last…
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Buemi fastest at Jerez

Sebastien Buemi has further enhanced his chances of securing a drive with Toro Rosso next season after setting the fastest time during day one of Formula One’s last group test of 2008 at Jerez in Spai…
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Teams to back Mosley

Five of Formula One’s nine remaining teams appear poised to embrace FIA president Max Mosley’s proposal to introduce a standard engine in an effort to cut costs. Speaking in the wake of Honda’s ann…
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BMW M5 Touring by Mitaka

Posted on 12.9.2008 16:20
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Panait,
Myles Kornblatt
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BMW | car tuning | BMW M5
So you were able to convince the wife that the BMW M5 Touring was the perfect vehicle to carry around the 2.5 kids, but the your bachelor buddies who don’t know a thing about cars are still teasing because you bought a wagon. What is an ulta-rich insecure soccer dad to do? It seems Japanese tuner Mitaka has your self esteem. The kit includes no performance parts because BMW is already pretty damn good at doing it themselves. Instead this program includes a new front bumper, new side (…)

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Nissan GT-R exhaust by Willall Racing

Posted on 12.9.2008 16:10
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Myles Kornblatt
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Nissan | Nissan GT-R | car tuning
Okay, really its hard to tell the difference between the stock pipes for the Nissan GT-R and the WR35MP Willall Racing Mid-Pipes that are being revved in the video. We probably wouldn’t even be posting this if we we’re addicted to the exhaust notes of great supercars. .

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Ford gets novel with hybrid Fusion?s dash

Along with its fuel-sipping gas-electric technology, the Fusion features an inventive interior designed to influence drivers’ behavior and improve mileage.

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