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New 2012 Toyota Tundra truck flush with options

Toyota has come up with several options and option packages to choose from to equip a new 2012 Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck. New models were introduced today by Toyota and while no prices were announced, the Japanese carmaker has in general been holding the line on MSRPs. The 2011 Tundras started at around $24,000 for bare-bones models but cost $43,000 or more, well-equipped.
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S&P upgrades GM credit rating, places Ford on upgrade watch, and GM responds

In an update, GM responded to the rating agency, Standard & Poor's of General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) credit rating in direct response to the company's new four-year-labor deal with the UAW. Question still remains, though: Will it make much of a difference to the present stock price in light of overwhelming economic conditions affecting the entire auto stock sector?
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Unser Jr. arrested for drinking, driving 101 mph in neighborhood drag race

Retired IRL IndyCar driver "Little Al" Al Unser Jr., who won the Indianapolis 500 twice in a storied 25-year career racing fast cars, was caught by out-of-breath sheriff's deputies in New Mexico driving 101 mph early Thursday but was released from police custody almost immediately.
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Cyclone Power taps former White House Climate Change Task Force member as advisor

Cyclone Power Technologies (Pink Sheets: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine, announced that it has signed an advisory agreement with former President Bill Clinton's former Chairman of the White House Climate Change Task Force, Roger Ballentine and his company, Green Strategies Inc.
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New Mitsubishi dealership in New Hampshire replaces shuttered Jeep store

A new Mitsubishi auto dealership is opening in November near Portsmouth, N.H., in the town of Stratham. Stratham Mitsubishi is setting up shop at the same location where new Jeeps were sold for almost half a century until hard economic times choked off sales and put the dealership out of business.
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Premium prices above MSRP common now for used cars in U.S.

NADAguides reported today that American car buyers are paying a premium for new and preowned 2011 models that they really want. It's an unusual trend that more than 100 used 2011 models have a premium showroom value that surpasses 2011 MSRP prices – some preowned 2011s are worth almost 40% more than their original MSRPs.
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The 2012 Ford F150 SVT Raptor gets new Torsen diff, front camera

Ford has offered up their details for the 2012 SVT Raptor F150 and the Special Vehicle Team has added a couple items to make the most capable half ton truck on the market even better – tacking on a new Torsen front differential and a front aiming camera to aid in tackling the toughest terrain.
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Toyota picks Texas plant to build 2012 Tacoma TRD T|X Baja pickup

Toyota today introduced a new 2012 limited-edition pickup truck in Dallas that will be assembled for eight weeks only this spring in San Antonio. The new 2012 Tacoma Toyota Racing Development T|X Extreme pickup will start at around $35,000 after it goes into production and reaches Toyota dealerships in March.

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