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Check out Subaru's 2014 Model Updates

Subaru has made some updates to the model lineup for 2014, so let’s take a quick look around and check out some of the highlights. For more information on any vehicle in the Subaru lineup, visit Tom Wood Subaru in Indianapolis!

Forester
•    Expanded passenger and cargo room, yet with virtually the same external footprint as before.
•    Up to 32 mpg highway fuel economy for 2.5i with CVT. (EPA rating)
•    New Electric Power Assisted Steering system contributes to fuel efficiency.
•    New safety features include anti-whiplash seats, driver’s knee airbag, Brake Override and impact-sensing fuel system cutoff.
•    Available Subaru…
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Toyota 4Runner Named a Top 10 Most Fun to Drive Car

The 2014 Toyota 4Runner, with its rugged good looks and adventurous off-roading capabilities, has been named to tflcar.com’s fifth annual Top 10 Most Fun to Drive Car Awards.



The editorial staff at tflcar.com reviews vehicles year-round, experiencing them in a variety of settings and climates.  At the end of each year, 10 vehicles are awarded “most fun to drive.” These vehicles put smiles on faces and impart a Joie de Vivre. The 4Runner is one of these vehicles, noted for how it is, “pretty serious off-road, a lot of fun to drive” and “one of the last…
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Audi's Glass Engine Helps Develop New Synthetic Fuels

This pretty awesome picture comes to you courtesy of Audi’s Technical Development experts, and the so called ‘glass engine.’ 



Measurement engineer Guido Grosse starts the test program in the pressure chamber. There’s a hissing sound as the injector in the steel ball with the round windows made from hardened quartz glass slides forward and clicks into place. Suddenly, bright flashes dart through the room, throwing long shadows and bizarre patterns onto the walls. “With every flash, the injector sprays a tiny quantity of fuel into the pressure chamber. We are using a special camera to scan the spray…
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Land Rover Launches Range Rover Evoque Autobiography Editions

Land Rover is introducing two new limited editions to the Range Rover Evoque line-up for 2015: the luxurious Autobiography, and the more powerful, more agile Autobiography Dynamic, which will debut at the Geneva motor show in March.



For the first time, the luxurious Autobiography limited editions will be available on the Range Rover Evoque.  Also found on the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, the Autobiography is distinguished by a selection of premium interior and exterior upgrades. The Autobiography is positioned at the top of the line along with the new Autobiography Dynamic, and sitting above the existing Pure, Dynamic…
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Honda Odyssey Wins 2014 Good Housekeeping VIP Award

Honda’s Odyssey Touring Elite minivan and its industry-first solution for built-in mobile clean up—HondaVAC—received a coveted 2014 VIP (Very Innovative Products) Award from Good Housekeeping.



The influential and long-running publication selected just six 2014 VIP award winners from thousands of products based on their ingenuity and the results of laboratory testing conducted by the engineers and scientists at the Good Housekeeping Research Institute (GHRI), as well as consumer evaluation. Honda Odyssey with HondaVAC was the only automotive product to receive a VIP award this year.

Good Housekeeping praised HondaVAC for its breakthrough solution to solving an everyday…
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Volvo Pioneers In-Car Delivery Program

In a groundbreaking technological move for the automotive industry, Volvo Cars demonstrates the world’s first delivery of food to the car – a new form of "roam delivery" services. The service, which will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, allows consumers to have their shopping delivered straight to their car, no matter where they are.



Making deliveries directly to your car is one example of Volvo Cars' exploring the potential of connected cars to create solutions that simplify our everyday lives. The pilot program has also revealed 92 percent of people found it more convenient to receive…
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The Porsche Macan is Getting Ready to Roll in Leipzig

The drastically expanded Porsche plant in Leipzig officially opened last week. Taking roughly two years from start to finish, the facilities now include a body shop and an ultra-modern paint shop in addition to the final assembly to accommodate the production of the new Porsche Macan. The plant will have a capacity of 50,000 plus annually. The plant, which was designed to meet stringent environmental criteria, has been assembling the Cayenne and Panamera models for the past 10 years.

Matthias Müller, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG stated, "The fact that Porsche has invested half a…
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Kudos for Tom Wood Ford

We love what we do here at Tom Wood Ford, and we often find that our customers love us back! Here are a few very kind things they've had to say about us. The Piarowski family even sent us a 'thank you' card and snapshots of their vacation!

“You were like a godsend to us in our hour of need. Our radiator blew out at the start of our vacation quite a way from home. We didn’t know what we were going to do when we saw the ‘FORD’ sign and that you were open. They took us…
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Toyota Partners with Daytona Speedway for DAYTONA Rising Project

International Speedway Corporation has announced a groundbreaking, multi-year partnership with Toyota U.S.A., Inc. that will make Toyota the first Founding Partner at Daytona International Speedway as part of its unprecedented $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project.


 
DAYTONA Rising is ISC’s complete re-imagining of the fan and sponsor experience at its iconic Daytona International Speedway, a multi-year project encompassing the Speedway’s nearly one-mile long frontstretch that, upon completion in January 2016, will create a world-class facility with premium amenities unmatched in the industry.
 
“When we started drafting the designs of DAYTONA Rising, we envisioned partnering with equally…
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