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Ford Offers Safety Technology to Other Companies

Ford Motor Company is offering its patented inflatable safety belt technology to other companies and industries, including competitive automotive manufacturers. The availability of licenses may lead to the wider adoption of inflatable safety belts as other automakers seek to enhance passenger safety. The technology is potentially applicable to other forms of seated-passenger transportation, including military use, and airborne passengers traveling by helicopter or airplane, and even for water travel.



"Ford?s longstanding commitment to democratizing...
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Toyota Equips San Diego Beach Patrol

While locals and tourists focus on miles of coast lined with gorgeous sands, San Diego lifeguards focus on safe practices in the water and on the beach. Toyota is focused on helping them.


 
Toyota celebrated the start of the summer beach season by announcing its continued support of the San Diego Lifeguards and their Water Safety Days program, emphasizing safe practices in the water and on the beach.  The partnership includes a donation of 34...
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Audi Celebrates Those Who #paidmydues

The creativity and perseverance of the individual ? along with the uncompromised nature of the all-new Audi A3 - has been brought to life by a group of well-known artists, musicians, designers, film directors and more in a new campaign to support the A3.



Audi fans and enthusiasts were asked to submit their personal stories of creativity, ingenuity and courage on Twitter, Instagram or any other social media platform using the hashtag #PaidMyDues. The most inspiring stories that fit with the theme, meant to celebrate the A3's uncompromised image, were reimagined by a diverse group of creators.

"Many people have overcome…
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Land Rover Indianapolis Demonstrates Off-Road Capabilities

Ever wondered what your Land Rover can do? Check out this short video that Sales Consultant Paul Bennett made with our representative from Land Rover. It shows Paul driving a new Range Rover Sport over the demonstration track at Tom Wood Land Rover in Indianapolis. This is just a small example of the capabilities of all our Land Rovers, so make sure you get a ride over the track if you're visiting us for...
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Honda is Partnering Sponsor for the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

As a further extension of its growing commitment to grassroots racing in North America, Honda has announced that it is making a major commitment to the 2014 running of the legendary Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, as both a sponsor and race participant, with plans to field products in seven distinct race classes.

Honda will return as the Partnering Sponsor for the 2014 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the second time the company...
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Volvo V60 Hybrid Helps Family Live a One Tonne Life

Three years on from the end of One Tonne Life, the ground-breaking project, initiated by A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars, has inspired a growing number of people to choose products that help them lead a climate-smart lifestyle. One example of these active choices is the Jogensjö family, with dad Jon, mum Tina and son Nils, who are now enjoying a comfortable, low-carbon lifestyle in the house that was at the heart of the One Tonne Life project.



One Tonne Life gained a lot of media and public attention in 2010 and 2011. The project involved the cooperation of A-hus, Vattenfall…
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Artist Offers Mustang 50th Anniversary Collectible Sculpture

For many fans of automotive design, the vintage Ford Mustang has long been considered a rolling work of art. Now, the iconic pony car has become a piece of fine art. As part of the 50 years of Mustang celebrations, U.K.-based artist Robin Bark has been licensed by Ford Motor Company to turn the Mustang into a limited-edition collectible sculpture.



Bark is well versed in the arts, with experience in industrial design, graphic design ceramics and metalwork. He frequently blends his passion for automobiles with his love of art. "I think I was drawing cars the moment I…
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Jaguar Hosts 'Villain Academy' Driving Experience

Jaguar North America's first-ever "Villain Academy," a unique consumer driving experience and special edition of the brand's Performance Driving Academy, took place in Austin, Texas, May 9-10. The event invited select consumers and brand enthusiasts to be among the first to drive the highly acclaimed new 2015 F-TYPE R Coupe, and expanded upon Jaguar's "British Villains" marketing campaign for the Coupe.

 

The "Villain Academy" concept was an extension of the Jaguar Performance Driving Academy and aimed to teach consumers to drive like Hollywood Villains in the newest bad boy in town, the...
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Land Rover is Presenting Partner of the Official Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour

Land Rover has announced that it is to be Presenting Partner of the official Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour which will travel around the world ahead of next year's tournament in England.  Land Rover's support, alongside fellow Worldwide Partner DHL, will enable the international Trophy Tour to visit 15 different countries during the next 13 months.  The famous Webb Ellis Cup will visit traditional rugby markets such as Australia and South Africa as well as several countries for the first time where Rugby is growing fast from a smaller base such as Kenya and Germany.



Today at Twickenham…
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Is Buying or Leasing a Toyota Right for You?

Getting a new car is an exciting yet potentially stressful time for most people, and often the pressure starts before you even enter a dealership. Deciding whether leasing or buying your new vehicle is the best option for you can sometimes be difficult to determine.



What are the pros and cons of leasing? The monthly payments on a leased car are usually less than on a loan, which allows you to get more vehicle than you could if you purchased. The down payment usually works out to be less than what you would pay for a bought car as well…
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