Monthly Archives: November 2009

Ever wonder how many cars are on the worlds roads right now?

Have  you ever sat in your car and wondered how many cars are on the worlds road at this very moment? I’m glad you came to the AutoAssassin then! Because this site is designed for readers just like you… THE … Continue reading

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TOP GLOBAL AUTO BRANDS FOR 2009

The 2009 Interbrand Best Global Brands report was recently released (available here). Of the top 100 brands in the report 12 are in the category AUTOMOTIVE. Respectively, the top auto brands are: 1) Toyota (Ranked 8th overall) 2009 Brand Value … Continue reading

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Celebrate with Papa

In a follow up to Papa Johns reunion with his beloved ’71 Camaro (which he had to sell for a pizza oven all those years ago), previously reported here on autoassassin, you too can celebrate in his glory…A limited run of … Continue reading

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Crocodile tears for Porsche

vs When is comes to crossing the preverbal ‘line in the sand’, Porsche does not mess around…and it seems that the shoe maker Crocs have just crossed it! Crocs, the plastic shoe manufacturer, named its latest line “Cayman”. This just … Continue reading

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Sport Utility Vehicle- WHY WE BUY?

ConsumerReports.org recently surveyed 2000 respondents who recently purchased (or will soon be buying) SUV’s. Why did they want/need an SUV? The top 7 answers were as follows: 63 percent said they need extra cargo space 59 percent said they like … Continue reading

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I know, this is not auto related,but…

Its huge for the future of transportation as a whole. The first flight of a hydrogen helicopter recently took place at United Technologies Corp. It important to note that the helicopter was merely a remote control, scaled down version of … Continue reading

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WHO YOU CALLING CUPCAKE?

Oh, wait…you mean my new CUPCAKE CAR? Thanks…It is a cupcake… Its a custom designed cupcake car that I picked up from this years Neiman Marcus holiday catalog(via here) for a mere $25,000. Its GREEN TOO! It runs on a … Continue reading

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