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AUDI FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

AUDI FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

AUDI FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS Poised as ‘the next level’ in automotive buying and customer service experience, new state-of-the-art Audi dealership provides convenient East Fort Lauderdale location and innovative technological advancements FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (August 3, 2015) – Qvale Auto Group (QAG) today announced that its newest South Florida dealership, Audi Fort Lauderdale, is officially open to the public. Positioned to be a major game changer in the market, the 158,000 S.F., state-of-the-art Audi dealership challenges convention through […]

by · August 3, 2015 · automobiles, Consumer
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Under prodding from feds, Takata agrees to recall 34 million airbags

By James R. Hood, Consumer Affairs, May 20, 2015 – After months of negotiations, Takata Corporation today agreed to recall 34 million airbags that can explode and spray shrapnel into cars’ passengers compartments. Six deaths and 100 injuries have been attributed to the defect so far. The agreement between Takata and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) comes after Takata at first denied the airbags were defective and at one point even questioned NHTSA’s authority to order a recall. “From the […]

A New Broward Tax To Consider: Transit

A New Broward Tax To Consider: Transit

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Apr. 2, 2015 – Just when Fort Lauderdale’s The Wave streetcar got The White House’s support, here comes the New York Times to ruin everything. In an article last month, The Times warned that the recent boom in new streetcar systems is wavering. Arlington, Va ditched its streetcar program. The plans were so solid that developers had already started building along the route. Washington, D.C. is rethinking its proposed trolley. San Antonio, Tx dumped […]

Thanksgiving Day Travel Forecast

Thanksgiving Day Travel Forecast

By EyesOnNews.com, Nov 27, 2014 – Wednesday saw numerous cancellations and delays of flights to and from South Florida. The travel mess is sure to continue into today and possibly Friday.  Below are some links to help you if you’re flying. We’ve also added some links below for those of you driving. Please stay safe, be aware of other drivers and remember to wear your seat belts. In most states you can call 5-1-1 for travel information.  We’ve also added some links […]

by · November 27, 2014 · automobiles, Featured, News, Police, Travel, Weather
Welcome to Florida: Best RV camping along I-75

Welcome to Florida: Best RV camping along I-75

By Bob Rountree, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Nov 25, 2014 – You’ve driven your RV more than 1,000 miles from the Midwest, and you’ve finally arrived in Florida. Welcome to the Sunshine State! But wait! You’re not really “there” yet, and you are tired. Florida is a big state, and your destination remains distant: Orlando — 200 miles Tampa Bay — 250 mile Charlotte Harbor — 310 miles Fort Myers — 340 miles Naples — 380 miles Key West — 600 miles […]

Local airports predict over 1.5 million travelers this Thanksgiving

Local airports predict over 1.5 million travelers this Thanksgiving

By EyesOnNews.com, Nov 21, 2014 – Next week tens of thousands of us will begin traveling for the Thanksgiving holidays, be it across town or across the country, no matter you can expect to run into some delays.  Both Fort Lauderdale and Miami airports have sent us information you should know, especially for parking and TSA.  Weather conditions can also play havoc with travel plans, so at the bottom of this article, we’ve included the airport links so you can check […]

What you missed at the Blacks’ Annual Gala (Video)

What you missed at the Blacks’ Annual Gala (Video)

By EyeOnSouthFlorida.com Oct 30, 2014 – Host Max Tucci was on the checkered carpet for one of South Florida’s most prestigious, star-studded charity events which returned for its 20th year as Lea and Roy Black and The Mariano Foundation presented “The Blacks’ Annual Gala.” Headlined by legendary singer, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, the event benefited The Consequences Charity, Teach for America, Breakthrough Miami and other worthy causes that support at-risk youth – a cause “The Blacks’ Annual Gala” has raised […]

US ups air bag recalls to almost 8 million cars (Video)

US ups air bag recalls to almost 8 million cars (Video)

By James R Healey, USAToday – Oct 23, 2014 – The U.S. auto safety agency today dramatically boosted, to at least 7.78 million, the number of U.S. vehicles previously recalled for faulty Takata air bags that the government now says pose an immediate threat to front-seat passengers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in what qualifies as very strong language for the agency, says it’s telling owners “with urgency” to get their recalled cars, which include vehicles from 10 automakers, […]

South Florida Testing New Turnpike Ramp Signs to Stop Wrong-way Vehicles

South Florida Testing New Turnpike Ramp Signs to Stop Wrong-way Vehicles

FORT LAUDERDALE — Countermeasures designed to detect, alert and potentially deter would be wrong-way drivers have been installed at 15 interchanges on the Turnpike System in South Florida, officials with the Florida Department of Transportation announced Thursday. The FDOT pilot project includes enhanced LED wrong-way roadway signs on the ramps and electronic vehicle detection equipment that are designed to quickly notify law enforcement and authorities. The pilot project is intended to study the effectiveness of these traffic safety devices that […]

33rd Annual Rick Case Bikes for Kids is now underway

33rd Annual Rick Case Bikes for Kids is now underway

By William E. Lewis Jr. For EyesOnNews.com, Oct 11, 2014 – For over three decades, Rick and Rita Case – along with the Rick Case Automotive Group – have distributed more than 110,000 bicycles to needy kids and those less fortunate throughout Broward County. As part of the 33rd annual “Rick Case Bikes for Kids,” bicycles in good condition are being collected at seven Rick Case locations in Broward. In past years, volunteers have helped repair donated bikes and have distributed them to needy […]

Starting today there are changes to the “Move Over Law” (Video)

Starting today there are changes to the “Move Over Law” (Video)

By EyesOnNews.com, Oct 1, 2014 – Starting today, Oct. 1, there are changes in the “Move Over Law” In July of this year the state legislature voted to enact significant changes to the law. Members of the Boca Raton Police Department explain the changes in this video. The Move Over Law, originally created to protect law enforcement, fire, EMS and tow trucks was expanded on July 1, 2014 to include sanitation and utility service vehicles, which provide electric, natural gas, water, […]

Motorcyclists hog streets of Key West for Poker Run (Video)

Motorcyclists hog streets of Key West for Poker Run (Video)

KEY WEST, Fla. — Motorcyclists from throughout America are traveling the Florida Keys Overseas Highway from mainland Florida to Key West this weekend, raising money for charity during the 42nd Peterson’s Key West Poker Run. Traditionally, the event attracts some 10,000 bikers who traverse the 113-mile roadway through the Keys, which features 42 bridges over the water. Participants receive poker sheets when they register to ride, and draw cards at designated stops along the route through the Keys. Entrants who […]