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Why NHTSA Is More Defective Than the Defects It Investigates

– The agency responsible for overseeing the nation’s vehicle safety is full of incompetent, mismanaged staff who are practically set up by their superiors to fail. According to a recent audit by the Department of Transportation’s Inspector General, yes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is really that bad. – The 11-month audit, coming after a scathing House report last September, was further proof that NHTSA needs to clean house

Hyundai Creta Debuts in India. We Don’t Want It.

– Last month, Hyundai India teased us with a rendering of its upcoming Creta SUV, and now we’re getting a look at the real thing that will be on the roads there starting this fall. We got excited. We shouldn’t have. – Not surprisingly, the Creta looks like the Hyundai Tucson’s little brother, although while some subcompact crossovers look more expressive than their larger siblings—the Nissan Juke, Jeep Renegade, and

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LUXURY

Town & Country’s March edition sees most fashion ads since 2011

Town & Country’s March 2015 cover Louis Vuitton and Bottega Veneta were among the advertising partners in Town & Country’s March issue to reaffirm that they are chic to the effect of being “deceptively simple.” The 204-page issue of Hearst-owned Town & Country included advertisements from fashion’s leading luxury houses as well as fine jewelry maisons to highlight the sentiment and lifestyle of the publication’s affluent readership. Advertising partners work

Etihad, Maserati, Four Seasons, Piaget – Live news

Maserati Quattroporte S Etihad adds aircraft to New York services United Arab Emirates airline Etihad Airways is expanding its presence in the United States with increased flight services between New York and Abu Dhabi.Click here to read the entire article Maserati shows royal ties in auction Italian automaker Maserati will see one of its renowned automobiles auctioned by international auctioneers Coys March 10.Click here to read the entire article Four

Karl Lagerfeld, Emirates, Lexus, real estate – News briefs

Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette Today in luxury marketing: Karl Lagerfeld on fur (yea), selfies (nay) and keeping busy Karl Lagerfeld, arguably the most recognizable fashion designer in the world, is in a back office at Fendi’s headquarters on the Via Solari, receiving from an assistant a gift someone has sent for his Birman, Choupette, per The New York Times. Click here to read the entire article on The New York

What the future of mobile data has in store

Ashwin Nayak is vice president of platform delivery at Quaero By Ashwin Nayak By the time you finish reading the fourth paragraph of this article, users will send 240 million emails, Tweet 277,000 times, share content 2.46 million times on Facebook, upload 72 hours of new video to YouTube and post 216,000 photos to Instagram. Eight-five of this consumption will come from mobile devices. Net net Remember 10 short years ago