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Saturday, 18 March 2006
Where do Toyota Tundra and Toyota Tacoma Fit in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration?
Topic: Car News/Other Industries

Where do Toyota Tundra and Toyota Tacoma Fit in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration?

The NHTSA releases its new crash test report cards and rollover ratings for 44 sedans, SUVs and pickups and vans. You may be wondering where your cherished vehicle fit. The 2006 models of the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Tucson, Mercedes Benz ML-Class, Nissan Murano and Subaru B9 Tribeca received 5 stars in frontal and side impact crash tests for the driver's and passenger's side. Wow, this is a huge question: Where does the Toyota SR5 series fit in?

On a scale of one to five, most vehicles received 4 or five stars on frontal and side crashes. There are other vehicles that received some good ratings in the 2006 model year. We find the Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Honda Civic, Buick Lucerne, Chevrolet Aveo, Hyundai Accent, Lexus ES330, Chevrolet HHR, Ford Expedition, Jeep Commander, Chevrolet Express, Chevrolet Upldander, Dodge Caravan, Kia Sedona and Chevrolet Colorado. For some reasons, Chevrolet has done a lot better. So now, you know what to get if you are on the market for a new car. In side-impact tests which were conducted at 38.5 mph, it has been reported that the Kia Sorento, Nissan Xterra, Toyota 4Runner and Toyota RAV4 got five stars in both seating positions. Receiving four stars are Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT, Ford Expedition, Hyundai Tucson, Mercedes Benz-ML-Class, Nissan Murano, Subaru B9 Tribeca, Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota RAV4, Chevrolet Colorado, and Nissan Frontier two-door.

The manual for Toyota Tundra and Tacoma warns drivers against the high likelihood of rollover. That's what a friend found out when his company's Toyota Tacoma truck flipped on him. He walked out without any scratch. But he got shaken up pretty well.

Now that you know which car is safer on the road, you may want to think about other features. How about considering GM's release of the 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche? It is a on-of-a-kind vehicle which is considered the next-generation full-size truck. The 2007 model is based on GM's brand new, full-size SUV platform which has more power, better flex-fuel capability on some of the models, sharper, precise driving, great interior and world-class quietness. The Avalance model is offered in LS, LT and LTZ models, with two-wheel and four-wheel drive.

Another truck that is a sure head-turner is the 2006 Lincoln Mark LT pickup truck. It is big, solid and upscale. The Mark LT has a bold exterior look which reflects its strength, luxury and finesse. The truck has a nameplate signature upright grille. For sure, it is going to be popular with those artists who dream about their grilles.

If your prom night is leaning towards environmental issues, she may be interested in a Lexus GS450h released by Toyota. This GS450h is powered by an electric motor and gasoline engine. It will be on sale soon according to Toyota Motor Corp. With Lexus, you have luxury, cutting-edge technology and reliability. Keep in mind that Toyota first deve3loped its hybrid system for the front-wheel dirve Toyota Prius compact car. It looks like a bubble on wheels. So the choices abound.

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Posted by Fashionista Shopping Analyst at 10:34 AM EST
Updated: Saturday, 18 March 2006 10:53 AM EST
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Tuesday, 14 February 2006
Car Shopping
Topic: Car News/Other Industries

Comparision Shopping: Cell Phones as MP3 Players, Video Content Delivery Media;

Prom, Quincenera and Bat Mitzvah Presents That Are always Welcome; They are multipurpose Must-haves

Music-playing phones have been around. But not all phones are created equal. Here is a list of some top phones that are currently on the market. The first music-playing cell phone that comes to mind is the Nokia N91. It will go head on with the video iPod. For sure, Nokia Corporation is attacking its competitors for the next phase of the cell phone revolution. The N91 stores 3,000 sogns and its battery can last up to 12 ? hours. That is not bad at all.

Motorola Inc is breathing on Nokia's neck with its hot ROKr E2. The ROkr E2 stores 500 songs. Nokia is ahead in this league. Sony Corporation and Telefon AB LM Ericsson will make W810i Walkman Phone which will costs $399.00. Samsung is great competitor to reckon with. It will come out with its A900. Motorola SLVR will be around the corner.



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Posted by Fashionista Shopping Analyst at 10:22 PM EST
Updated: Saturday, 18 March 2006 10:37 AM EST
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Tuesday, 7 February 2006
Young People Want XM Radio in their Hot Rods
Topic: Car News/Other Industries

XM, the leader in satellite-delivered entertainment and data services for the automobile market through partnerships with General Motors, Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, Nissan, Porsche and Volkswagen/Audi, is available in more than 140 different vehicle models for 2006. XM's industry-leading products are available at consumer electronics retailers nationwide. For more information about XM hardware, programming and partnerships, please visit http://www.xmradio.com

XM is America's number one satellite radio service with more than 6 million subscribers. Broadcasting live daily from studios in Washington, DC, New York City, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Toronto and Montreal, XM's 2006 lineup includes 160 digital channels of choice from coast to coast: the most commercial-free music channels, plus premier sports, talk, comedy, children's and entertainment programming; and the most advanced traffic and weather information.


Posted by Fashionista Shopping Analyst at 12:01 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 February 2006 6:23 AM EST
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Sunday, 5 February 2006
Univision is getting too huge for its breeches, seeks potential buyers
Topic: Car News/Other Industries

Univision For Sale

Univision is considering putting itself up for sale, causing much excitement among investors (the estimated price-tag is $13 billion). The Spanish-language broadcaster, based in Los Angeles, has a booming audience; media giants such as CBS and Viacom, were touted as possible suitors.

Posted by Fashionista Shopping Analyst at 12:01 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 February 2006 6:25 AM EST
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