Zipcar up for car-share competition as GM starts Maven
Zipcar doesn’t view the automotive industry as a threat, even as General Motors Co. on Thursday becomes its latest competitor with the public launch of its Maven car-sharing service in Ann Arbor.
The 16-year-old Boston-based car-sharing company has about sixty vehicles in Ann Arbor available for the public to rent for as little as an hour or as long as a few days; it has had an Ann Arbor presence for a decade. Continue reading Zipcar up for car-share competition as GM starts Maven
Zero per cent car financing can end up costing you money
There is no such thing as a free lunch, but offers of zero per cent and shockingly low-interest vehicle financing seem to contradict that adage.
Here’s the thing: “Interest-free” new-car loans can actually end up costing you more than if you had paid a higher interest rate. Continue reading Zero per cent car financing can end up costing you money – The Globe and Mail
Why Havelaar founder wished an electrified pickup truck: Japan’s disaster
Havelaar Bison electrified pickup truck
A Canadian company by the name of Havelaar has threw its hat into the electrical pickup-truck ring with the expose of its purpose-built Bison pickup.
The launch underscores the potential many companies are attempting to tap as the market for electrified vehicles of various types resumes to grow, leisurely but surely. Continue reading Why Havelaar founder dreamed an electrical pickup truck: Japan s disaster
Observe Courtney Force Walk Away After Her Funny Car Blows Up
On Friday, at qualifying for the NHRA Fresh England Nationals, Courtney Force had a slight mishap with her Funny Car. It blew up while rocketing down the de-robe at three hundred thirty mph. After the explosion, the car hit the wall, eventually came to a stop, and she hopped out like it was no big deal. Continue reading See Courtney Force Walk Away After Her Funny Car Blows Up – The Drive
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Two teenagers busted for break-in by Darlington deputy leaving race duty
Two teenagers were arrested early Monday morning after a deputy coming home from working the race noticed them near a Darlington home.
Judge to rule on white nationalist’s speech at university
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge will determine whether to force Michigan State University to permit campus space to be rented to whit…
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