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BIG MAN RIDES: A Brief Visit with 2014 Dodge Dart GT

April 11, 2014

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By CityFella: Chrysler is on a roll ,every month the company is breaking records.  In March their sales were up 13% .  For the first time Chrysler sold more trucks than Chevy, becoming the second best selling vehicle in the US after the Ford F 150.  Chrysler saw huge increases in Jeep (up 47%)  Ram […]

Police Dept Targeted disadvantaged Latino drivers, stealing cars for profit

February 26, 2014

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King City is located in Monterey County California.   Monterey  is  61 miles west of the small city.    On Tuesday, six King City police officers, including the former and acting chiefs of police, were arrested on felony charges, conspiracy, embezzlement and bribery. The scheme, which involved impounding the cars of mostly unlicensed drivers, then selling them […]

Shootout: 2014 Kia Soul vs 2014 Toyota Corolla

February 25, 2014

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By: Greg Migliore/Automobile Magazine The Toyota Corolla is an undisputed heavyweight among small cars. It has a seemingly permanent place on the list of the Top Ten Bestselling Nameplates. It’s reliable, fuel-efficient, and affordable, and it’s been around forever—well, 48 years, anyway. During that time, Toyota has sold nearly 40 million Corollas. But the small-car […]

2014 Ford Fiesta ST (The Sleeper)

February 7, 2014

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What is a Sleeper? One that achieves unexpected recognition or success, as a racehorse or movie. Others may call a sleeper an overachiever.  Datsun 510, Pontiac G8, Dodge Neon, American Motors AMX, Mazda RX7 are just some of the overachievers of the day.   Back in the seventies, some called the old Buick Skylark a […]

BIG MAN RIDES: 2014 Kia Optima SX

January 12, 2014

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When the 2011 Kia Optima debuted at the New York Auto show in 2010, the world gasped KIA? No one remembers Kia, their cars were more than boring, they were meh, nothing.   There appeal  price, they where cheap. Then someone at Kia hired Peter Schreyer from Audi.    He is currently the Chief Design officer […]

GW BridgeGate: David Wildstein is no Rat!

January 11, 2014

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By:CityFella “On the advice of my counsel, I respectfully assert my right to remain silent under the United States and New Jersey constitutions”  On Thursday, David Wildstein, the former Port Authority official at the center of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s refused to testify about the controversy before the New Jersey Assembly’s Transportation, Public Works and Independent […]

How do you turn on the Radio ?

December 27, 2013

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Auto Infotainment systems problematic for renters and automakers  By:CityFella For decades, the left knob turned on the radio and the right knob changed the station. By the eighties automakers added a  power button. Well that was so 2007.  In many cars the power button and the knobs have been replaced with touchscreens and interfaces. You’ve Entered […]

Hit and run wife who deliberately mowed down ‘violent’ husband avoids jail because couple are still in love

December 11, 2013

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Sally Stickland, 72, had an 18-month jail sentence for hitting John, 73, suspended for two years and the couple hugged as she walked free. How deep is your love: Sally Strickland deliberately ran over her husband John – but has avoided jail By: Vicky Smith/UK Mirror A pensioner who ran over her husband then drove […]

If your a fan of “Top Gear” Check out ” The Fast Lane Car”

October 24, 2013

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I love cars, fast cars, big cars, Cars..     I’ve had a subscription to a car magazine since I was fifteen. There are few shows devoted to cars on TV. Motorweek (aired on PBS) has been around for more than thirty years.   Car reviews are common place on You Tube and Vimeo . […]

Build It GM “Cadillac Elmiraj”

October 20, 2013

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By: CityFella A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, reflecting the custom of its commander, characteristically a flag officer, flying a distinguishing flag. Used more loosely, it is the lead ship in a fleet of vessels, typically the first, largest, fastest, most heavily armed, or best known. Over the years, the term “flagship” […]

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