Car reviews, sneak peeks, controversy made for a lot of news the past week. Get the recap below.
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It’s Cyber Monday and it will be the biggest online shopping day of 2012. Bring on the deals and steals. Here are some other bits and pieces of news you may have missed from over the weekend while you camped outside Toys”R”Us.
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There was an article in the April 2012 edition of Car and Driver about wheel stand competitions and the sport is fascinating. Check out the video below and the other pieces of automotive news you may have missed during the week.
Congrats to the New York Football Giants, Super Bowl XLVI champs. In other news, well, there really isn’t too much other news.
If you’re reading this and you live in or around Detroit, turn off your browser and go to the North American International Auto Show. If you’re not in Detroit and you’re reading this, here’s what happened last week in case you missed it.
The press preview at the Detroit Auto Show starts today, but lots and lots of pictures are already surfacing so follow us on Twitter as we’ll keep you posted with the goings-on. The picture below, however, is something you’d see in Japan, not Detroit or even the USA for that matter.
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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.
Luckily there are dashes to separate the links in this edition of The Monday Grind. Why, you ask? Because there is no way to segue a story about Dan Wheldon, alternative fuels, Grand Theft Auto, a parade of electric cars and VW’s ugly breakup with hipsters.
- IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon was killed over the weekend in a fiery crash at the Las Vegas Indy 300. [link]
- Give Grand Theft Auto the credit for changing the world of video games with open world gameplay. [link]
- Alternative fuel that you probably didn’t even consider fuel. [link]
- Volkswagen doesn’t need or want hipsters anymore. [link]
- 26 cities celebrate “National Plug In Day” to support the electric car movement. [link]
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