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Monday: July 6, 2009

Soon you'll be able to grab a Big Mac while charging your electric car.Soon you'll be able to grab a Big Mac while charging your electric car.

...a new North Carolina McDonald's will include electric vehicle (EV) recharging stations, part of the ChargePoint network. While you stuff your face, your car could be stuffing its battery.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 3:15 PM | Tags (6) | mcdonalds | environment | electric | cars | vehicle | fastfood |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

Turns out playing 'car tag' can get you arrested.Turns out playing 'car tag' can get you arrested.

Guess the old method of playing tag just wasn't cutting it anymore in Arizona.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 2:51 PM | Tags (4) | arrested | cars | dumb | tag |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Some speeding ticket myths that you probably want to know about.Some speeding ticket myths that you probably want to know about.

Good to know, if you happen to get caught that is.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 6:48 PM | Tags (4) | cars | myths | police | speeding |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 63 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ditch your gas guzzler for a more efficient one and you may get $4,500 towards a new one.Ditch your gas guzzler for a more efficient one and you may get $4,500 towards a new one.

President Barack Obama is expected to sign into law the 'cash for clunkers' program, which was approved by the Senate on Thursday. For owners of low-mileage models such as the 1994 Ford Bronco, 1998 Nissan Pathfinder or the 1995 Chevrolet Blazer, the plan could give them a reason to visit their local car dealer during an economic downturn.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 12:21 PM | Tags (6) | cars | efficient | clunkers | electric | hybrid | environment |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: May 4, 2009

Want to get a hundred miles per gallon?

...the driver is the key to great mileage...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:31 AM | Tags (5) | gas | cars | miles | drivers | money |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 460 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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