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Tom Wood Automotive Fall Driving Safety Tips

Autumn has finally arrived, and along with Colts football and pumpkin spice lattes comes the downside of this time of year- hazardous road conditions. While we normally think of winter as the most dangerous time of year to drive, the hidden hazards of fall definitely give winter a run for its money. While you're out driving over the next few months, be aware of these potentially problematic road hazards.



Deer and other wildlife
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Volvo's Drive Me Project Takes Off

Volvo's groundbreaking project "Drive Me" - featuring 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions - is moving forward rapidly. The first test cars are already rolling around the Swedish city of Gothenburg and the sophisticated Autopilot technology is performing well.



"The test cars are now able to handle lane following, speed adaption and merging traffic all by themselves. This is an important step towards our aim that the final 'Drive Me' cars will...
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2015 Ford F-150 Won't Fade Out

When the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 has its day in the sun, it will be better prepared than ever for damaging rays both inside and out.



Much of the glare and fade testing was performed in the Ford's Central Lab - where Ford engineers focus on making individual parts stronger and more durable. A device known as a Thermatron simulates damaging UV sunrays, and can be used over long periods of time on prototype parts...
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Tom Wood Volkswagen to Sponsor VolktoberFest 2014

Tom Wood Volkswagen is proud to be the major sponsor of the Circle City VW Club's 13th Annual VolktoberFest on Saturday, October 11th! This year we've encouraged our colleagues at Tom Wood Porsche Audi to join in as well, with display vehicles, giveaways, personnel, and more.



We're expecting over 300 VWs, Audis and Porsches from all across Indiana and the surrounding states. The Circle City VW Club represents very well at many...
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Celebrate National Drive Electric Week with the Nissan LEAF

More than 60,000 U.S. consumers have "kicked gas" and are now driving the all-electric Nissan LEAF. To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, held Sept. 15-21, Nissan is the exclusive automotive sponsor for more than 130 grassroots events scheduled for markets across the U.S. and abroad.



National Drive Electric Week, formerly National Plug In Day, started in 2011 as a series of local events aimed at spreading the word about plug-in vehicles. The...
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Toyota Debuts Urban Utility Concept at World Maker Faire

Inspired by a growing innovative spirit in urban areas, Toyota has revealed the Urban Utility concept vehicle - or U2 - at a private panel discussion hosted by Make: magazine in San Francisco. Vehicle elements reflect the lifestyle and needs of an entrepreneurial, urban driver discovered through interviews with Maker Faire participants and internal Toyota market research.



Developed by Toyota's Calty Design Research in Newport Beach, California, the Toyota U2 concept features a new open architecture...
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Subaru Sponsors Fee Free Day at National Parks

Looking to make one last road trip before fall sets in? Subaru of America, through its partnership with the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national parks, is encouraging people across the country to take advantage of free entrance to all of America's national parks during the upcoming "fee-free day" on September 27, 2014.



"Subaru is proud to support the work of the National Park Foundation," said Alan Bethke, vice...
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Volvo XC90 First Editions Sell Out in 47 Hours

The First Edition of the all-new Volvo XC90 - 1,927 individually numbered cars only available for sale via digital commerce - sold out in 47 hours after it was released last week. Most of the cars were reserved within one hour from the start of sales. At its peak, 7 cars were sold every minute.

 

"We are very pleased, but not really surprised," said Alain Visser, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service of Volvo...
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Make Your Macan Unique with Porsche Exclusive

As if the new Macan wasn't well-appointed enough, Porsche Exclusive is offering new options for personalizing your Macan. From sight to sound to touch, Porsche has thought of everything to upgrade your driving experience.



A Sport Design package, sports exhaust system, bi-xenon headlights, and dark-colored LED rear lights are now available as ex-factory options. On top of that come the new Sport Classic 21-inch wheel in three color variants, along with new interior offerings...
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