Autoblog drives the Gibbs Quadski
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/24/2013 12:16 PM in Automotive, Video
Turn up the volume and enjoy the ride.
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/24/2013 12:14 PM in Automotive, Video
Special guest Ted Klaus, Global Development Chief at Acura, sits down with Angus MacKenzie, Carlos Lago, Ron Kiino and Jonathan Wong to talk about the new Acura NSX and the development process behind creating Acura's new Halo Car.
A UK fighter jet was scrambled to escort Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK709 from Lahore as it was diverted from northwestern England's Manchester Airport to Stansted.
Essex Police, who cover the area near Stansted airport, said officers had arrested the men and removed them from the plane, which had 297 passengers aboard.
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/24/2013 12:07 PM in Florida
Punta Gorda Police say Noreen Freeman was driving to work drunk.
"I'm a little shocked because they usually do thorough background checks," says Jason Thomsen, a parent with a child at The Baker Center.
Freeman is a community health advocate who works as the school nurse at The Baker Center, a pre-k school in Punta Gorda.
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/24/2013 12:04 PM in Random photo
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/24/2013 12:02 PM in Random photo
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/22/2013 09:35 PM in Automotive
"On May 22, 2013, Tesla, a California-based EV manufacturer, said it has repaid a DoE loan adding: “Tesla will be the only American car company to have fully repaid the government.”
The information is unmistakably incorrect. It’s pretty well-known that almost exactly two years ago – May 24, 2011 – Chrysler Group LLC repaid (in full and with interest) U.S. and Canadian government loans more than six years ahead of schedule.
Question: short memory or short-circuit?"
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/22/2013 04:49 PM in Automotive
Tesla Motors announced that it has paid off the entire loan awarded to the company by the Department of Energy in 2010. In addition to payments made in 2012 and Q1 2013, today’s wire of almost half a billion dollars ($451.8M) repays the full loan facility with interest. Following this payment, Tesla will be the only American car company to have fully repaid the government.
Posted by: Jon Maor on: 05/21/2013 01:06 PM in Automotive, Video, WTF
Airplanes: To fart or not to fart: that is the question
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/21/2013 07:27 AM in Automotive, Florida
The "Helping Sea Turtles Survive" plate, which typically battles with FSU for the No. 2 spot, brought in more than $1.4 million from its 62,500 buyers in 2012. So far, it's promised more than $311,000 in grants for the next fiscal year, mostly to university researchers studying sea turtles.
A license plate for every cause, but how much is raised?
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/21/2013 07:24 AM in Florida
The illegal beer run occurred early Sunday morning after a burglary suspect was allegedly caught in the middle of looting a Lighthouse Point home and trashing it with mustard and illegible scribblings, police said.
The police chase ended with Andrew Fatzinger, 21, of Port St. Lucie, taken to a hospital after tussling with a police K-9, authorities said.
Burglar trashes home, grabs a beer during chase, police say
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on: 05/21/2013 07:20 AM in
Game Instructions: Click red direction to control train track. Stop the train in the grey area to win.