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OnStar expands stolen vehicle technology to include remote ignition block

OnStar expands stolen vehicle technology to include remote ignition block

Last fall General Motors began its rollout of the OnStar Stolen Vehicle Slowdown feature that allows law enforcement to remotely bring a stolen car's speed down to a crawl, so that the car can then be shut down in a safe manner and recovered. Today, the OnStar stolen vehicle services list adds...

July 21, 2009
 
Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Spider

8C Spider: Alfa Romeo’s Most Expensive Model Ever

Our love affair with Alfa Romeo's beautiful 8C Competizione continues with news today that the even more stylish Spider convertible will be available for U.S. deliveries by... read more July 20, 2009


 
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Video: Ford Fiesta Rallycross preps for Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Ford's new Fiesta won’t be arriving in local showrooms until early next year, but the company is pulling out all the stops to promote the stylish compact with various... read more July 17, 2009


 
2009 Chevrolet Lumina SS

Bob Lutz kills rumors of Pontiac G8 becoming Chevy Caprice

Pontiac may be dead in the water but some enthusiasts - and until today, Bob Lutz among them - have been clamoring for at least one of the brand’s cars to be rebadged... read more July 16, 2009


 
Dan Gurney Mustang from the 'old' Saleen

Two new Mustangs due from Saleen Performance by 2010

The Saleen Performance Vehicles brand has had a tricky recent history, with the Saleen, Inc., business changing hands and names and seeing its business goals change from the... read more July 16, 2009


 
Mercedes S400 Hybrid

Report: BMW, Daimler to end hybrid partnership

BMW and Daimler have been working more and more closely together over the past several years, especially since the need to share costs and improve bottom lines has become so... read more July 15, 2009


 
Car crash accident

Washington, D.C. proves riskiest city for driving, according to Allstate study

If you're in Sioux Falls, Fort Collins, or Chattanooga, your chances of colliding with another vehicle are a lot lower than in most other U.S. cities. On average, a driver in... read more July 14, 2009


 

 
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