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This Ferrari Stretch Limo belongs to Limo Broker of London.

When you arrive in a Ferrari Stretch Limo, you know you have really arrived

The FreeDictionary.com defines “putting on the dog,” as making things extra special or dressing formally for a special event. So the shoppers who arrived in the Ferrari stretch Limousine at Harrod’s Department Store in the Knightbridge area of London yesterday, could only be described as “putting on the diamond dog.”
A scene from Happy Grad, submitted by Zachary Bors to the Route 66 contest.

You could win $10,000 by sharing your favorite Chevrolet Route 66 video

Filmmakers from around the world have created video spots for the Chevrolet Route 66 contest in an effort to have theirs aired by GM during SuperBowl XLVI. Now fans have the chance to win $10,000 by sharing their favorite 30-second spot from the 35 finalists selected from over 197 entries and 32 different countries.
Chevy Cruze owners receive calls from GM and sruveys from J.D.Power

GM and J.D. Power attempt to understand the why behind Chevy Cruze sales

Judi has received multiple calls from GM and now a survey from J.D. Power and Associates to provide feedback on her recent purchase of her 2012 Chevy Cruze. Question is: Why doesn’t GM understand its own success here, when all they have to do is recall what Henry Ford did? Modifying a famous political line, it’s the “personal” economy, stupid!
Chevy Volt tech display at 2011 NAIAS in Detroit

GM CEO Akerson dismisses price factor with building 60,000 Chevy Volts in 2012

GM may be avoiding public perception at its own peril once again. After all, GM and its CEO, Dan Akerson, may have the grand desire and the ability to build 60,000 Chevy Volts in 2012, but the more fundamental question is: Can GM sell all 60,000 Volts in 2012 at its present price?
The Chevrolet COPO Camaro Concept

GM drops video of the Chevrolet COPO Camaro Concept on the drag strip

The day before the 2011 SEMA Show opened in Las Vegas, the folks from General Motors invited a select group of media to meet just outside of the Las Vegas Convention Center for the debut of a new product that turned out to be the new Chevrolet COPO Camaro Concept – and now GM has offered up a video of this new drag strip monster on the track.
The 2011 Ford Mustang GT

The NHTSA closes investigation of 2011 Ford Mustang manual transmission

Back in August, TorqueNews reported that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had opened an investigation into 2011 Ford Mustang models powered by the 5.0L V8 and the 6-speed manual transmissions after a variety of shifting issues were reported but after 4 months of research and testing – the government agency has closed the Mustang transmission investigation with no further actions planned.
The Saab 9-5

Saab suspends all warranty coverage indefinitely - GM comes to the rescue

The Saab brand officially appears to be dead with government aided bankruptcy and liquidation processes well under way, but things have just gotten worse for current owners and Saab dealerships as the Swedish automaker has announced that all standing warranties on privately owned vehicles will no longer be honored and new vehicles sold from now on will not come with any of the warranties previously offered.
Engine Cutaway of Cyclone Power Technologies which will acquire Advent Power

Cyclone Power Technologies to acquire military licensee, Advent Power Systems

Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets and business of Advent Power Systems, Inc., Cyclone's exclusive military licensee since 2006.

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