“The Wolverine” played on just under 4000 nationwide screens this weekend and pulled in about $55 million — on target with studio estimates, but below some estimates which projected an $80 million opening weekend.
In the film, the character Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is driven by Yukio (Rila Fukushima) in an Audi R8 Spyder. Additional vehicles featured in the 20th Century Fox film include the Audi A8 L and the Ducati Diavel.
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People always ask me what my favorite car is. And I always answer tactfully, “Whatever I am driving this week.” If pushed, I concede to the one vehicle I’d have in Manhattan, the MINI Cooper S.
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My 87-year-old Mom has owned her 1982 280ZX Datsun 2+2 hatchback for 31 years with only 105,000 original miles and kept it in almost perfect condition. When she decided to sell it recently, she was hardly driving it anymore because my parents mostly drive a Toyota Avalon. Parting with the one and only car she bought on her own that symbolized her independence was a tough decision! She said it was like parting with an old friend.
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There are only a few more days left to cast your vote for your favorite video in Bridgestone’s Teens Drive Smart Video Contest. Voting ends Sunday night, July 28, 2013, at midnight EST. Since 2006, Bridgestone has sponsored the annual Teens
Drive Smart safety program to help increase teen driving safety and accountability.
The top 10 videos are all online now at www.teensdrivesmart.com. Cast your vote and help decide who the three finalists will be. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to spread the word about the online voting on your favorite social network by using the hashtag #TDSVote! The grand-prize winner will receive a $25,000 college scholarship. Second prize receives a $15,000 scholarship and third place receives $10,000 for college. All finalists also will have a chance to have his or her video run as a PSA across the nation.
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By Sue Mead
What is the 2014 Nissan Versa
With three names and three trim lines, the 2014 Nissan Versa
seems like a lot of car, at least on paper. But call it simply ‘the Note’ as
they do in non-U.S. automotive markets around the globe, and you’ve got a
straightforward, family-friendly small people-hauler with some nice features,
notable options, and helpful technology under the hood. The Note is a small car with lots of features for women to love. The
attractively-designed, five-door, five-passenger hatchback is especially “cargo
friendly” for its size, and has been value priced starting at $13,999 making it
the lowest-priced hatch in its segment.
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“Your mileage may vary,” says the familiar disclaimer, and it’s not often a vehicle delivers better fuel economy than originally promised.
However, according to a recent release from Chevrolet, many Volt
owners are not only consistently achieving the published EPA-estimated mileage
of its 98 MPGe gasoline-free mile estimates, many are even exceeding it.
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Opening in theatres today, the highly anticipated DreamWorks animation
family film “Turbo” is the story of a little snail who dreams of being fast. After
a freak accident infuses him with super-speed, Turbo kicks into overdrive and
embarks on an extraordinary journey. With the help of his tricked-out
streetwise snail crew, this ultimate underdog puts his heart and shell on the
line to prove that no dream is too big, and no dreamer is too small to achieve
the seemingly impossible: competing in The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the
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Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA) has released a free mobile Apple app for iPhones and iPod touches that will offer real-time
vehicle safety information from NHTSA’s SaferCar.gov site. Are you shopping for a new car?
Then be sure to take NHTSA’s SaferCar app along with you as you shop to search 5-Star
Safety Ratings for vehicles by make and model, locate car seat installation
help, file a vehicle safety complaint, find recall information, and subscribe
to automatic notices about vehicle recalls. The app can currently be downloaded
from Apple’s iTunes Store; ; development is also underway for a version
compatible with Android devices.
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Now the best selling tour in the concert's 12-year history,
the 2013 Honda Civic Tour, has already sold more tickets than any other in the
Civic Tour’s history, with multiple sell-out venues. As part of the @HondaCivicTour, Honda
and Maroon 5 are giving fans a chance to win a customized and autographed
Maroon 5 Honda Civic Si Coupe and Honda CBR250R motorcycle. Both the car and
motorcyle were designed by the popular Los Angeles band. Unfortunately, Adam Levine is not included as part of the prize package.
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Although most women do not go for big trucks, much less those
which would be considered ‘hardcore’ powerful trucks, there are still a few of us out
there who would choose a hardcore truck over any other vehicle option – foreign
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