Tag Archives: cars

Would-Be Koran Burner Gets Free Car

Florida Pastor Terry “Burn The Koran” Jones is getting a free car from a New Jersey dealership that is making good on their promise to give him one if he didn’t follow through on his plan. Car dealer Brad Benson made the pitch to Florida pastor Terry Jones in one of his quirky radio ads: If you don’t burn a …

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Pink Cars Get Stolen The Least

According to a study of stolen cars, painting your ride pink is more effective than just about any theft-deterrent system. “A study in the Netherlands illustrates car thieves’ preferences. From 2004-2008, the most commonly colored vehicle stolen was black. This may be because black vehicles look more luxurious. Following close behind black were gray/silver automobiles. Of the 109 pink cars …

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Ford To Close Mercury Division

Ford Motor Company has announced that this will be the last year of production for their Mercury line. Mercury’s demise follows a string of famous American nameplates that have been dropped over the last year, including General Motors Co.’s Pontiac, Saturn and Hummer. Ford plans to focus on the design and marketing of its more upscale Lincoln brand — including …

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Ranked: Safest Cities For Drivers

Allstate has released their annual list of the safest cities for drivers. The ranking is based on the average number of years between collisions for a driver in that town. Unsurprisingly, smaller cities tend to dominate the top of the chart. The lower chart ranks the top ten safest cities with a population over one million. Phoenix is the safest …

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Livin’ Large On The UES

My neighbor Dr. Jeff tipped me off that a pink Rolls Royce Silver Spur II stretch limo was parked in front of the Jewish senior center across from my building. Maybe the old gals are heading to Hunk Mania for the early bird. Take me, take me!

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