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Mercedes-Benz: The Death of U.S. Diesel?

“German automaker Daimler AG said on Tuesday it had dropped plans to seek U.S. approval to sell 2017 Mercedes-Benz U.S. diesel models, but had not decided whether to exit the American passenger diesel market.” -David Shepardson, Reuters Bloomberg has just reported that Mercedes-Benz will halt the sales of diesel-powered cars in the United States. A […]

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TGLF: Turtle Garage Live Feed

We are continually working on improving the content and functionality of www.turtlegarage.com. The goal is to make the site more useful, unique, and dynamic. On a regular basis I tangentially follow about twenty car and motorcycle-related websites. For the niche hobbyist, sites like Jalopnik to Petrolicious are fun to browse. I also enjoy reading mainstream media that […]

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Automobile Deaths on the Rise as Intel Buys Mobileye

“It’s still the same things that are killing drivers — belts, booze, and speed,” —Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association This morning Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) agreed to purchase Israel’s Mobileye NV for about $15 billion. This is a major development in the advancement toward self-driving cars. This acquisition represents a seismic shift […]

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Bloomberg Names Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC and Porsche 928 as Appreciating Investments

I have long believed that the Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC and the Porsche 928 represent two of the best-engineered GT cars of the 1980’s. Stylistically they are unique and immediately recognizable. The pillarless Benz is especially elegant and represents a high water mark for post-war Mercedes design. Both of these cars were ludicrously expensive when new, […]

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2016: The Year in Review

Turtle Garage launched in early 2015. The site is an expression of my love of motorized vehicles as well as the intriguing people and the ever-changing industry around them. I created the first-generation site from a self-made Word Press template. In mid-2015 I hired a professional web developer to upgrade the site, and the new […]

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BMW Motorcycles: The Next 100 Years

“When we develop a motorcycle, we are usually thinking around five to ten years in the future. So taking a look further into the future was especially exciting for us and highly appealing,”     -Edgar Heinrich, BMW Designer Last week BMW gave the world a glimpse of the motorcycle of the future. This futuristic bike is […]

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Brock Yates Crosses the Finish Line

“I admit to wasting my life messing around with fast cars and motorcycles.” -Brock Yates Cannonball Run founder and Car and Driver managing editor Brock Yates died on October 5th. Brock Yates was the consummate car guy and a hero among car enthusiasts. He was part automotive journalist and part rebel. As a kid I used to […]

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