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The Serious Hot Rodder’s Model of Choice

Sometimes it’s our everyday craft that prepares us for a great mission we’ll come to conquer in the future.  That sure seems to be the case for 35 year-old, Fender master guitar builder, Paul Waller of Temecula, California.  After speaking with A.J. Baime of The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), we’ve got the scoop on this […]

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He’s got the checker cabs!

Mike Riley, a Superior Court Judge of Ellington, Connecticut has been sitting on a fleet of Checker cabs from the mid to late 1900’s for some time now.  Riley tells The Wall Street Journal that, he was working as a mechanic while in school, when one day an abandoned Checker cab got towed into the […]

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Self-driving cars will change retirement

Normally, when we see advances in technology, it’s the young adults who are first to embrace the change.  However, for the revolutionary transportation – self driving cars, it’s the 50+ crowd that is expected to become early adopters for this innovation.  In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Former Google Car Team-Consultant, Brad Templeton […]

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Texas dealer Sam Pack thins vintage car collection

Sam Pack, an antique car collector and Texas businessman, will share more than 100 of his 473 vintage automobiles with the collector world November 14-15, as they are auctioned off in Dallas, TX by RM Auctions.  Well-known and respected in the automotive industry, Sam Pack’s museum collection represents more than a dozen years of acquisition […]

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Walt Sweeney Ford Dealership is in the Halloween spirit!

Things have gotten spooky over at the Walt Sweeney Ford Dealership!  They’ve plastered the walls, inside and out, with huge 6 ft. tall spiders in light of the Halloween spirit.  Business Development Manager, Brandi Armes says, that they were looking to make things sort of fun and spooky to observe the upcoming holiday.  Their tagline […]

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20 best movie cars of all time

We all can name at least one car film we’ve seen and loved.  In fact, when it comes to our favorite one, some of us think of the film’s impressively memorable car, as the star of that movie.  What’s interesting, is that many actors and actresses who have starred in films with an automobile as a co-star, […]

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Find the right car seat for your child!

Though Child Passenger Safety Month has ended, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is still campaigning to increase car seat safety!  NHTSA has launched a new tool for parents called The Car Seat Finder; it’s an online tool utilized to help parents and caregivers select the proper car seat or booster for their child.  […]

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The chef who rides like law enforcement

Dennis Leary, a 44-year old chef, has made headlines this past week for his resourceful transportation methods, in a city that seems like a driving dystopia.  Leary is a San Francisco-based chef who operates a number of stores around the city; he spends a couple of hours every day transporting goods – bread from his […]

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Congratulations to our winners!

Thank you to all who helped promote our Safe Travel For Kids™ Campaign throughout September to support National Child Passenger Safety Month!  We appreciate those who took the time to enter our Car Seat/Booster Seat Giveaway, and would like to congratulate our 12 winners!  “We’re very pleased with the turn out we had for the […]

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