Ron Lambert

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Autoblog Brings Automotive Obsession to Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / October 8, 2013<p>Autoblog is the online site for people who are obsessed with cars.<p>Staffed with its own editorial and photography …

Ford's Mulally says he's staying at least through 2014

Alan Mulally has repeated his intention to remain Ford CEO at least until the end of 2014, despite a report that the company's board of directors would let him leave sooner to take another high-profile job.<p>Reuters cited sources who say the board is aware of Mulally's possible pursuit of other …

Honda Accord hybrid rated 50 mpg in city driving

As Honda's production of the 2014 Accord hybrid model starts today in Marysville, Ohio, the company announced the car will have bragging rights for the car's EPA rating in city driving: 50 miles per gallon.<p>That nice round number makes it top dog -- in the city at least -- among its midsize sedan …

Show Us Your Car: '38 Alfa Romeo was 'raced to death'

By the time this 1938 Alfa Romeo was discovered, a classic worth saving, it was in a deplorable shape.<p>The car has been raced for 50 years, including its share of accidents, and was found in Argentina, says its proud owner, Barry Hon of Dana Point, Calif. He had had it for about five years.<p>It has …

Toyota tweaks 4Runner SUV for 2014, raises most prices

The Toyota 4Runner, updated for the 2014 model year, hits showrooms Sept. 14 with at least one unwanted feature -- a significant price increase.<p>Base prices of most models are 4% to 6% more than the 2013 models'.<p>One model -- Trail with four-wheel drive -- gets a price cut of $1,430, or 4%, to …

Cadillac 'Super Cruise' mode leaves hands free

It's another milestone on the way to self-driving cars<p>I'm barreling along at about 60 miles an hour in a Cadillac SRX, and I'm Tweeting to the world while doing it — using both hands. The cruise control is set, and both of my passengers appear calm and relaxed while I do it. I'm keeping an eye on …

New Honda Fit, Fit hybrid goes on sale in Japan

Honda's redesigned, third-generation Fit -- which eventually will include a Fit hybrid model -- has gone on sale in Japan, but the U.S. will have to wait.<p>The new Fit is about a year away for the U.S. -- due to arrive here as a 2015 model once Honda completes a new plant in Mexico to supply North …

Feds probe stalling gripes with Ford Focus electric

The federal government is investigating allegations that the electric version of the Ford Focus can stall without warning.<p>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday it has gotten 12 complaints from drivers of Focus electrics from the 2012 and 2013 model years.<p>None of the …

BMW puts supercar price to i8 plug-in sports car

The i8 is a hybrid that goes from zero to 62 mph in 4.4 seconds<p>BMW has put a supercar price on its plug-in two-plus-two sports car -- $135,925.<p>It is being introduced today at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany.<p>The i8 comes to the U.S. next spring as a plug-in hybrid with a carbon-fiber body and …

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$846,000 Porsche 918 sets record, stars at show

Most auto-show stars are what-if concept cars, and even the most realistic among them are months away from going into production.<p>But Porsche took its 918 Spyder around famed German race track Nürburgring in record time on Tuesday, then displayed the $846,000 production car at the Frankfurt Auto …

Mazda delays U.S. diesel until late next spring

Mazda says it won't get its diesel engine into the U.S. market until late next spring, a delay of some six months, while it works to get the engine certified for sale here.<p>It had been meant for showrooms in the Mazda6 sedan the second half this year.<p>The later it has gotten, the less-specific Mazda …

New Ferrari 458 leaps to 62 mph in 3 seconds

As luscious as the new Ferrari 458 Speciale appeared during its rollout at the Frankfurt Motor Show, it's what's under the hood that matters.<p>In this case, it's the most powerful naturally aspirated V-8 engine that Ferrari has ever put into one of its famous cars. It's good for a zero to 62 miles …

Show Us Your Car: Racer reunites with '52 Jaguar

MONTEREY, Calif -- Sixty years before, Norman Dewis had set a speed record as a race car driver in a Jaguar XK 120. Now he was seeing the car again, restored to the look it had that day, complete with the plexiglas cover over the driver's seat.<p>"It's just incredible," says Dewis, 93, of Shropshire, …

Why Hasn't UCaaS Exploded for Public Cloud Vendors? | BCStrategies

The promise of UC as a Service (UCaaS) has loomed large for service providers that believe that the traditional PBX is a dinosaur, that a VoIP …

Cloud-based UC's Double Lag

<i>March 12, 2018</i><p>An effective E-911 implementation doesn't just happen; it takes a solid strategy. Tune in for tips from IT expert Irwin Lazar, of …