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Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

December starts tomorrow so you should probably shave off that Movember ‘stache unless your Geraldo Rivera. Before pulling out the clippers, get the recap of car news from the last full week of November.

- Thank China if GM brings back the Buck red white and blue

- GM is contemplating a Buick Grand National revival

- Fisker hires former marketing honcho at GM Joel Ewanick

- Best and Worst of NASCAR in 2012

- Truck driver sneezes then crashes into 10 cars


Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

The last full weekend before Christmas is upon us so you’re probably doing one of two things. One, hanging out all weekend because you’re done shopping or two, you’re scrambling to finish your shopping. If you need some last minute ideas, check out our Gift Guide. Otherwise, peruse the auto news from the last week.

Silver Arrow Image Barret-Jackson Mojo Motors

- The Silver Arrow and other cars at Barret-Jackson that are harder to find than a republican front-runner

- DiRT Showdown, slated for release in May 2012, isn’t like DiRT 1, 2 or 3

- The next-generation Viper won’t be a Dodge

- Edmunds InsideLine’s 100 Worst Cars of All Time

- The most popular trending car on Mojo Motors in November was the Subaru Impreza

- A small peak at Buick’s new crossover, the Encore

Mojo Motors most popular searches in October

Most Popular and Unpopular Toyota Smart ImageBased on the most popular Mojo Motors used car searches from October, if you’re looking to buy a used car to help you blend-in, go with a Toyota. If you want a used car that will make you stand out, buy a Smart ForTwo. Plus, we have the most popular pick up truck searches, most popular minivan searches and infographics of the 10 most popular car searches, the 10 most popular automaker searches and the least searched automakers. Keep in mind Mojo Motors only currently serves the New England market including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire so this data doesn’t speak for the other 46 states. Oh, and if you feel so inclined, here’s a recap of the most popular and unpopular searches in September for comparison. Keep reading for all the factoids.

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The Monday Grind

Same day, different links…except now it’s Rocktober. This is the Monday Grind, keeping you up-to-date on car news and links from over the weekend.

Toyota Celica Star Wars Image

-A search party has formed to find the 1977 Star Wars Toyota Celica. [link]

-Black Air is the title of a documentary about the Buick Grand National. [link]

-Hooniverse asks, “What were they thinking?” about cars that should have never been built. [link]

-Jay Leno and Irish comedian Jimmy Carr use a Ford Focus to Skype each other. [link]


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