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  2. Barack Obama3:47
  3. Aston Martin0:19, 0:38
  4. Ford brand0:40
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  6. equity fund invest0:23
  7. fuel economy1:00
  8. Highway Traffic Safety Administration1:48
  9. new light vehicles2:01

Fri, 7 Dec 2012|

Italian investment firm taking 37.5 percent stake, Ford MPG falls short in Consumer Reports tests, a 'Beast' of a car name.


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Hello I'm gonna have fun with your Friday's first shift. Later on car names but here now are today's top news stories. British sports carmaker Aston Martin hasn't new backer. Italian private equity fund invest industrial. Has signed a deal to buy 37 point 5% of the company. From Aston Martin's Kuwaiti owner investment tar. The investment. 241. Million dollars according to Aston Martin. The former Ford brand whose cars became famous for their starring role and James Bond film. Says the deal will in -- it to invest in new products and technology. This discrepancy is the largest we have seen. Warns that -- man in fusion hybrid is all about 20%. Short of their fuel economy claims. According to consumer reports. The magazine reaching that conclusion after running the real world -- on both models. Ford has said both vehicles would produce 47 miles per gallon. But the magazine says that fusion hybrid delivered 39 miles per gallon both on the highway and in city driving. While the steamy ads hit a combined 37 miles per gallon. Ability to really use the TV system to you may remember on the show back in November. Our own -- ballot cat it's -- reasons he Max hybrid buyer. Even enlisted the help of a Ford engineer after his car failed to live up -- mileage planes. In other news and -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Is expected to propose in the coming days. A rule requiring. The so called black boxes that record crash data. In all of new light vehicles. The white house Office of Management and Budget clearing the way different it's not to issue its final standard. It is an -- of holy Grail. I'll haul truck awards you can proceed. And a big win for racers all new 2013 ram 15100 pick up truck. Yesterday it was named motor trends 1213 truck of the year. The ram is also on the short list for North American truck of the year. Finalists for that award -- pleaded to be announced next week. -- the big red silver bullet those are just some of the top names that people chosen for their car. I'm -- -- dot com a buyer's guide to new and used vehicles surveyed more than 1000 people about current ownership. It found that 61 for the then heavy moniker for their ride. The most popular name beat. Some other findings. Sixteen is the most companies for people together first car. And as first smoking you know vehicle. 17% say they're okay and a passenger does so in their car. Now if you need your car feel free to share with us in the comments section below. Finally -- first shift but note Forbes magazine is out with its list of the most powerful people in the world. And those in the automotive world making the ranks. Tweet the president -- you between Canada at number 43. And what and -- -- CEO Elon -- 66. In the number one slot president Barack Obama. Forbes ranking a total of that anyone so called power players. That and -- show what -- -- on Twitter at first underscore shift have a great weekend.

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