Day: June 19, 2021

A giant in the car dealership business, Billy Fuccillo, dies

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — For close to four decades, Billy Fuccillo operated car dealerships in New York and would pitch buyers “yuuuuuuge-jahhh” savings in television and radio ads. He died Thursday at 65-years-old, his attorney said.

Robert Scalione, who was his lawyer for some 20 years, told the Albany Times Union that Fuccillo’s health had been declining for an extended period.

Based in Syracuse, Fuccillo Automotive Group was the largest privately owned dealership in New York state at its peak, the newspaper reported.

His gregarious presence in television ads and creative ploys to sell cars meant he was well-known in cities and towns across the state.

“I was having dinner in Saratoga last night and people kept coming up to my table, asking for autographs, shouting ‘huuuuuge!’ I get that wherever I go,” Fuccillo told the newspaper in a 2008 interview.

“People could laugh at him but, you know what?

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Unleash your inner race car driver in this super-rare 2017 BAC Mono

Getting an open-wheel single-seater race car titled for street use in America is nearly impossible. Unless you’re in line for a Mercedes-AMG One, the next best thing is the BAC Mono, which is manufactured in strictly limited numbers in England. Finding one is difficult, but there’s a 3,000-mile example listed for sale on Cars & Bids.

BAC stands for Briggs Automotive Company, and it’s not a household name unless you’re well-versed in small, obscure car manufacturers based across the pond. Formed by two brothers in 2009, its goal was to create what it describes as “a road vehicle that offers the most authentic and pure driving experience possible while implementing the very latest racing technology.” Using an existing chassis was out of the question. BAC developed the Mono in-house on a blank slate, and it enlists the help of over 100 suppliers (95% of them British) to

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Tesla Leads List of Most Popular Car Models on YouTube

New research published by reveals the most popular vehicles on YouTube, sorting through a list of the 532 most popular car models and 71 marques.

Though Tesla isn’t near the top of the charts in terms of sales volume (Ford, Toyota, Chevrolet and Honda lead the best-sellers list in the U.S. in 2020), conversation online surrounding the brand is at a fever pitch.

The Elon Musk-led company has four models that made this list of the most popular car models on YouTube. One of those four only exists in prototype form despite frequent promises that it is coming soon.

Ford, Chevrolet and Honda come up empty handed. Toyota has one, and it’s one of its worst-selling models, the GR Supra.

Scroll down to see the full list.

No. 10 – Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Plaid
The Tesla Model S Plaid is the most performance-focused version of the
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Po skončení zimy by zimní pneumatiky měly vyměnit zimní pneumatiky

letní pneumatiky.
letní pneumatiky

Když končí zimní sezóna, je čas vyměnit je za letní pneumatiky. Vaše zimnípneumatiky jsou speciálně navrženy tak, aby zvládly podmínky na silnici se sněhem a ledem. To je důvod, proč v zimních podmínkách; zvolenou pneumatikou by byla speciální zimní pneumatika. Zimní pneumatiky existují v zemích, kde je povoleno jejich použití, s hroty i bez nich. Oba jsou označeny „symbolem třípatrové horské sněhové vločky“, což znamená, že byly schváleny pro použití v náročných zimních podmínkách, což znamená led, sníh a rozbředlý sníh.

Jako letní pneumatiky lze použít několik možností pneumatik, podle toho, jaký typ automobilu máte. Pro rychlé a výkonné vozy máte Nokian Powerproof; pro středně velká auta, Nokian Wetproof nebo Nokian iLine, pokud se chcete držet řady pneumatik Nokian Tyres. Jelikož mají nejlepší zimní pneumatiky, mnozí se rozhodli je použít i pro své letní pneumatiky.

Pokud jste například měli své zimní pneumatiky, například Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3. Tyto … Read More