Parnell Townley ’57 Chevrolet Bel Air

Candler-Parnell Townley is a car guy by all accounts. Townley, 80, has owned as many as 70 cars since he started collecting them in the early 1970s, although his father advised him not to. Townley said his father, the late Joe “Jake” Townley, founder of Townley Engineering and Manufacturing, who died in 1997 at the …

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Tax Efficiency – The BMW X1 PHEV, Business Award Winner

reading time: 2 MinutesThe BMW X1 xDrive 25e takes home the Business Vehicle Award, taking home the Best Compact SUV at this year’s Awards. It features a 1.5-liter three-cylinder petrol engine and electric motor to deliver a combination of performance and economy. With a combined output of 220 horsepower, the xDrive25e can accelerate from 0-62 …

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10 Reasons We Love Mitsubishi Staron

After setting urban legend regarding Mitsubishi The Starion name to one side to focus on the car itself, most would be surprised by what is actually on offer. Much like the Porsche 944, it offers a sleek coupe look, seating for four, and distinct ’80s flair. But unlike the sophisticated German, it offers a more …

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LIers turn to used cars, buying off lease as shortage sends prices soaring

Shaun O’Connell has looked at more than 10 car dealerships’ websites over the past several weeks to shop for a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. Every time he called a dealership to inquire about a listed vehicle, the truck already had been sold, said the Sayville resident. After he finally was able to sign paperwork to buy a …

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Buying cars online gets better reviews than visiting a dealer

Progressive sliced ​​the results of a survey of 501 people who bought themselves cars from dealerships and online, and submitted the results to some cohesive findings and graphs. Based on 251 people who completed an entire transaction online or through a merchant website, and 250 people who did face-to-face business, there are two takeaways. The …

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It’s your last chance to win an Audi E-Tron Sportback

Autoblog may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. No donation or payment necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes. See official rules on Omaze. More than 400 horsepower. Almost 500 pound-feet of torque. Quattro all-wheel drive. No, an Audi E-Tron Sportback electric car …

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Dramatic video clip shows an Amtrak train crashing into a semi-truck

Five people were taken to hospital after the collision. October 16, 2021, 6:34 pm • 5 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article An exciting video was captured of the moment an Amtrak train collided with a pick-up truck in Oklahoma, leaving vehicles flying and wrecked, injuring several people on board. The …

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Hybrid and electric car owners angry at new taxes

Gas prices are going up, so you might think an electric or hybrid car might be the answer. But what many drivers don’t know is that in many states you may have to pay an extra tax on that earth-friendly car. And an increasing number of owners of these cars feel that it is unfair. …

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The used electric car market is set to change with new battery warranties

As consumers turn their attention to buying a new electric vehicle, one must also look at the growing used market.Keith Srakocic/The Associated Press The International Energy Agency predicts that 300 million electric vehicles must be on the road worldwide by 2030 to be on track to net zero emissions by 2050. In Canada, despite issues …

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Varroc hands over its four-wheel drive lighting business to French Plastic Omnium

Varroc Engineering, the leading maker of Tier 1 auto components, said it has signed a stock purchase agreement (SPA) with France’s Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE to phase out its four-wheel drive lighting systems operations in the Americas and Europe. Disinvestment is part of Varroc Engineering’s strategy to align its resources with the high-value, high-growth primary …

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