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Audi Unite allows up to five drivers to share a car

 

Audi is launching a new car sharing plan. The plan is called Audi Unite and it will allow up to five people to share a single car.

Audi will launch this unique sharing plan first in Stockholm. The official website isn't in English, but a rough Google translation helps describe the product a little better.

"Audi Unite is a solution that makes it easy for you and your friends to share an Audi. Our…

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(VIDEO) Nissan pranks pedestrians with 'self-cleaning' paint on a Leaf


Nissan's trying to get the word out about their 'self-cleaning' paint in the most creative way possible.

First, let me explain what I mean by 'self-cleaning' paint. Nissan used UltraTech's hydrophobic nano-paint technology on a Leaf. This paint is known as Ultra-Ever Dry. They came up with a prototype of the coat on a NissanNote earlier this year. The technology works by "creating a protective layer of air between the paint and environment…

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Subaru launches 'Share the Love' campaign, heartwarming video

 

Last month Subaru launched its seventh annual "Share the Love" campaign.

The campaign will run through January 2nd, 2015 and during this time Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased  to the customer's choice of the following charities: ASPCA, Make-A-Wish, Meals On Wheels Association of America, and National Park Foundation.

In addition, there's a local flair here at Tom Wood. We include local charities such as the Humane…
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Toyota to roll out brand new active safety packages from 2015

 

Last week Toyota announced two new safety packages that will be available in 2015. 

"Next year, Toyota Motor Corporation will launch a newly-developed set of active safety technologies designed to help prevent or mitigate collisions across a wide range of vehicle speeds. These technologies will be offered in the form of two 'Toyota Safety Sense' packages, to be launched in 2015 and rolled out across most passenger models and grades in Japan, North America and…
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Watch: Land Rover works with Born Free Foundation in Kenya to preserve wildlife

 

Land Rover released a video last week of the efforts made to help save wildlife.

You can watch the video below, but first here's some background info. Land Rover worked with the Born Free Foundation on something called Project Lion Rover. An excerpt from their YouTube description explains what the focus of the project is.

"Project Lion Rover is a new initiative which sees Land Rover and the Born Free Foundation working alongside the…
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Skeletor takes control of Honda's Twitter feed, hilarity ensues

 

The first of December was Cyber Monday and Honda decided to have a little fun.

Honda already launched its Happy Honda Days ads featuring childhood toys such as Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Stretch Armstrong, and others. They took the campaign a bit further on Monday when they decided to let Skeletor take over the Twitter feed. 



Skeletor's face replaced the Honda logo in their profile picture and they sent out a variety of tweets to…
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Volvo will release entire new lineup of cars in part of U.S. revival plan

 
Volvo made some headlines earlier this month.

The car company introduced a revival plan in the United States. The U.S. used to be its biggest market, but things have taken a turn for the worse over the last decade. At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show the company revealed how it will improve its sales in the U.S.

"Volvo is in the US to stay. Not only will we stay, we will…
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See how Ford is using industry-leading virtual reality technology

 

Welcome to the future.

Ford is using new ways to design and test you car of the future before it's even built.  Ford's Immersive Vehicle Environment (FiVE) Lab allows engineers and designers to walk around, look inside and sit in digital replicas of Ford vehicles and view them from the customer's perspective.

Forbes got a closer look at the unique technology earlierthis year.

"What we're looking for is the perceived quality…

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: Audi prologue car previews the future of Audi design

 

Audi hinted at the brand's future design direction this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The company unveiled the 'prologue' show car, a two-door coupe.

"Audi stands for sportiness, lightweight design and the quattro permanent all-wheel drive. In the Audi prologue, we are expressing this know-how in a new form - we have put the sportiest car in the luxury segment on wheels. Our team took new approaches in both exterior and interior design…

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