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1986 Ford Mustang LX 5.0 vs. Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z – Archived Comparison Test

From the July 1986 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Mr. C.N. Hughes<br>Chief Engineer, Camaro<br>Chevrolet Motor Division<br>30003 Van Dyke Avenue<br>Warren, Michigan<p>Mr. James H. Kennedy<br>Manager, Mustang Development<br>Ford Motor Company<br>21500 Oakwood Avenue<br>Dearborn, Michigan<p>Gentlemen:<p>It has come to our attention that Ameri­can …

Sports Cars

Tesla releases software update to reduce charging speed, fire risk

Safety, one update at a time.<p>In order to address the latest in a string of fires involving the battery-powered Model S, Tesla has quickly responded with a software update. Unlike the last several fires that stemmed from road accidents, this one happened in a garage in Irvine, California while the …

The West Australian

Monday, 18 December 2017<p>Top Stories<p>Buy your first home in 3 years? It’s not a pipe dreamMigrant, uni cutbacks to keep Budget savings on trackTaxi …

Antarctic rescue of ship trapped in ice could be hampered by blizzard: AMSA

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) says the search-and-rescue operation for a passenger ship stuck in ice near Antarctica will be …

Windy

General Peter Cosgrove to replace Quentin Bryce as governor-general: report

The former chief of the Defence Force, Peter Cosgrove, is next month expected to be announced as Australia’s 26th governor-general.<p>General Cosgrove …

A search is under way for a four-year-old boy who went missing overnight from his home on the NSW mid-north coast. http://ow.ly/s3Pga

Boxing Day sales shoppers reminded of consumer rights

Boxing Day sales shoppers are being reminded of their rights as consumers to receive refunds, even for discounted items.<p>Shoppers across the country …

Boxing Day

Wild Oats XI stands on the threshold of a record-equalling seventh Sydney to Hobart line honours win, but could have her bid for history foiled by a rival whose navigator has been plotting for two months. With at least three other top-notch supermaxis in the 94-boat fleet, Wild Oats XI faces one of the stiffest challenges in her fabled history. http://bit.ly/1jJAYSc

Australia Post suggests stamp price increase to combat growing losses

Australia Post says it needs to increase the price of stamps by at least 10 cents next year if it is to reduce the size of its losses.<p>The postal …

Sustainability

Body of man found after siege at Brisbane home in which mother and daughter held captive

Queensland Police have found the body of a man who held a mother and her teenage daughter hostage for more than five hours on Brisbane's north side …

Crime

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has the dubious honour of being voted 'Arsehat of the Year' by readers in this year's Crikey Awards. In this piece from November, Guy Rundle details the LNP leader's place alongside Clive Palmer and Rupert Murdoch in Australia's current "political implosion". http://ow.ly/s2dLa

CFA crews bring fire near Colbinabbin, northern Victoria, under control

An emergency warning issued for a grassfire near Toolleen and Colbinabbin in northern Victoria has been downgraded to an advice level.<p>The Country …

Weather

Firefighter rescues children from deadly blaze in Brisbane suburb of Oxley

An off-duty firefighter who rescued two children from a fatal house fire in Brisbane's south-west says the children are lucky to be alive.<p>Firefighter …

Fire Fighting

The West Australian

A 26-year-old has lost sight in his left eye after he was hit with a makeshift weapon in a city bar.<p>Gareth, who did not want his surname used, said …

A Humble Request Before Privacy is Abolished Permanently: Nick Feik ponders PRISM and the NSA in his latest blog post http://themo.io/195iXF7