FRANK BOURASSA IS AN AMUSED, easygoing man of 44 whose standard answer, when you ask him why he beat up such-and-such a person, or got stabbed by so-and-so, or committed this or that felony, is "I don't know, I guess for fun." On a website he recently launched, Frank describes himself as an "insane million making Master earner," though he does not necessarily look like an insane million-making master earner.
The world is changing, the bright young things tell us, and dinosaur technologies are on their way out. Like newspapers and manual transmissions in cars.
If competition improves the breed, then the corollary is that the lack of competition invites stasis. And the Subaru WRX STI has only one natural predator: the dead-car-rolling Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, the product of an enterprise that seems a little on the fence about whether it wants to sell cars or get deeper into the uranium business.
From The Car Connection : 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Review Where so many economy cars have stretched their style and available features into the realm of luxury and high-tech, the Mitsubishi Lancer and Lancer Evolution lineup remain tried and true econo-cars -- and you won't need to dig deep to see that. 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Gets More Features, Refinement Upgrades Subaru has released full details for the 2015 XV Crosstrek; and while this rugged hatchback continues into the new model year mostly unchanged, the automaker has introduced some key upgrades to safety, infotainment, and overall refinement.
Around 2pm yesterday, Sunday October 19, a white W registration Citroen Saxo was seen driving dangerously and at speed along the A143 towards Bury through the villages of Wickhambrook and Chedburgh. During a second incident, also at 2pm yesterday, an 08 registration black Mitsubishi Lancer Evo was spotted overtaking, driving dangerously and at speed on the A143 between Chevington and Horringer towards Bury.
Fans of Honda's innovative and spacious Fit hatchback will love what the car becomes for 2015 - quieter inside, more powerful and yet more fuel efficient, more refined in its ride, roomier and better equipped. In fact, for the first time, the Fit can be fitted with premium amenities like heated and leather-covered seats, push-button start, moonroof and a 7-inch information display screen in the dashboard with navigation system and voice controls.
Solid, responsive and reliable are words that come to mind whenever I get behind the wheel of a Mitsubishi. And they are particularly appropriate with respect to the RVR.
A fellow auto writer recently said', "In today's market, the correct vehicle to buy is usually governed by personal taste and preference." And, an auto industry PR professional has said on a couple occasions, " there are no bad cars today" when speaking about the industry in general and competitors to his brand.
Anonymous tips from residents helped authorities confiscate two loaded handguns that had been hidden in the city's 1st Ward on Monday night, said Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. The first tip alerted sheriff's warrant detectives to a red Mitsubishi Galant parked in the rear lot of an apartment building at 100-106 Belmont Ave, authorities said.
And with long-range forecasts predicting more low fuel prices next year - the third straight of falling prices - sales of vehicles such as the Toyota Prius may continue to suffer. Through September, sales of most alternative-fuel vehicles were down by double digits while the new-car market as a whole was up 5.4 percent.
Pricing for the Ford Focus Electric has been slashed by $6000, with the EV now starting at $29,995 . This is the second price cut since the Focus Electric arrived in late 2011 as a 2012 model.
Here in the U.S., Mitsubishi's star has dimmed of late. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Pajero is from when it burned more brightly, although even it had to be privately imported.
Aaron Toresen is managing director of Link, a progressive firm staking its claim as the world's fastest-growing business brokerage with offices in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and the United States. You drive a 2010 Audi A7? Mine is a black, 3-litre turbo diesel.
In the heady days of the 1990s and early 2000s, Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi was selling Lancer saloons by the proverbial truckload. It has since fallen on hard times.
Will October 23 be a day of reckoning for some US automakers? Could be, since that's when the California Air Resources Board is meeting up and may tweak its mandates for zero-emissions vehicle compliance for some of the world's largest carmakers. Green Car Reports says the news may be good.