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Caught on video: Train hits truck - 12NewsNow.Com

Caught on video: Train hits truck - 12NewsNow.Com | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
Two train engineers are recovering after their freight train hit a transport truck in northeast Louisiana Sunday.

Two engines and several cars of the southern pacific train derailed and caused a brief evacuation in Mer Rouge.
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Amazing Car Facts: Automobile is more than transportation - NewsNet5.com

Amazing Car Facts: Automobile is more than transportation - NewsNet5.com | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
Automobiles are a form of transportation for us, but they're also a huge part of who we are. The List's Bradley Hasemeyer is taking a closer look at the history of these amazing vehicles. It's CARS by the numbers, now on The List!
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Have you named your car? Do you talk to it?

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Slideshow: How NASA drives automotive technology—Part I - EDN.com

Slideshow: How NASA drives automotive technology—Part I - EDN.com | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it

Slideshow: How NASA drives automotive technology—Part I EDN.com Automotive applications for the nanotechnologies include localized electronic sensing and computational abilities in engines, tires and windows; self-monitoring and diagnostics for...

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Since we don''t have a manned space program, NASA needs "something" to do!

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Dirty Freight Trucks Become Canvases for Beautifully Detailed Drawings

Dirty Freight Trucks Become Canvases for Beautifully Detailed Drawings | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
For well over 10 years, British artist Ben Long has created public art using only his hands. Fingers act as a paintbrush as he produces elaborate drawings on the rear shutters of dirty freight trucks. They transform these large vehicles into mobile works of art, and Long has appropriately named his on-going series The Great Traveling Art Exhibition.
Long goes beyond the scribbles and crude sayings that are commonly found on these trucks, as he depicts detailed birds, horses, and even a girl with her dog. Subjects are selected based on the type of artwork that you might find in many UK households. The artist has also cleverly used the shutter’s box structure as a framing device.
Since these vehicles will eventually be washed (or rained on), Long’s artwork is only temporary, although they occasionally last up to six months. This is partially what makes The Great Traveling Art Exhibition so wonderful; its presence, no matter how fleeting, brightens our day in an unexpected way when we…

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To wash or not wash, that is the question.

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Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat spy photos. Photo: Motor Authority - TFLcar.com

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat spy photos. Photo: Motor Authority - TFLcar.com | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
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Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat spy photos. Photo: Motor Authority
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He's a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association and the Texas Auto Writers Association.
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Sneak Peak.

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The Owner Of the Truck Did Not Expect A Sinkhole

The Owner Of the Truck Did Not Expect A Sinkhole The Owner Of the Truck Did Not Expect A Sinkhole The Owner Of the Truck Did Not Expect A Sinkhole The Owner Of the Truck Did Not Expect A Sinkhole....
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Watch out for that pothole, er, sinkhole!!!!

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US Marines Turned A Ship Into A Truck, Watch It Be An Absolute Beast

US Marines Turned A Ship Into A Truck, Watch It Be An Absolute Beast | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
From Truck Yeah!: The US Marines have been planning up the "Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) to replace their beach-storming hovercrafts since 2008. They started building this one in 2012, and have finally ...
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Can't let the day get away without recognizing the military for their accomplishments.

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The biggest dump truck in the world - YouTube

Check out my videos of Bauma 2013, the biggest construction show in the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nX1JfYfFATc Liebherr T-284 dumptruck being mov...
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This would come in handy on I-285!

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MEGA TRUCK BACKFLIP GONE WRONG

DVDs & APPAREL - http://www.bustedknuckle.com Al Abercrombie Goes for a Backflip in his Adrenaline Rush Mega Mud Truck but the initial impact sends the shocks through the hood and the landing...
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Whoops! Rest assured we won't be trying this when you leave your vehicle with us for maintenance and repair!

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4 Signs Your Car's Braking System Needs Auto Repairs

4 Signs Your Car's Braking System Needs Auto Repairs | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
If your car is taking longer than necessary to stop, you should take it to a shop that offers auto repairs as soon as possible.

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Come by as soon as you notice any of these signs; waiting only makes the repairs more extensive and more expensive.

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If your car is taking longer than necessary to stop, you should take it to a shop that offers auto repairs as soon as possible. Take note that you car’s braking system is a very important component of your vehicle as it helps you avoid accidents and other unfortunate situations


auto repairs, brake repairs

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Gatorade bottle thrown at cyclist from truck could result in charges - OCRegister

Gatorade bottle thrown at cyclist from truck could result in charges - OCRegister | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
Gatorade bottle thrown at cyclist from truck could result in charges
OCRegister
This still image taken from video shows the clash between the pickup truck and the cyclist on May 31st.
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Share the road with our cycling neighbors. Georgia law says you must keep three feet between your vehicle and a cyclist.

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SAE International Symposium to Delve into Global Strategies for Automotive ... - PR Web (press release)

SAE International Symposium to Delve into Global Strategies for Automotive ... - PR Web (press release) | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
SAE International Symposium to Delve into Global Strategies for Automotive ...
PR Web (press release)
... Emissions Symposium” will highlight industry's reaction to EPA Tier 3 regulations, which have the purpose of reducing motor vehicle emissions.
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We are Atlanta's best emissions repair shop - bar none!

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7-foot Python cause of truck troubles - KRQE News 13

7-foot Python cause of truck troubles - KRQE News 13 | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
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7-foot Python cause of truck troubles
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When Ault stopped near Zia Road and Camino Carlos Rey in Santa Fe Thursday morning to help a woman with her truck that wouldn't start, he didn't realize what he was in for.
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Not sure we want to do snakes, but bring your car in and we'll see what we can do!
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Distracted drivers - Studies say that talking to your car can be dangerous

Distracted drivers - Studies say that talking to your car can be dangerous | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.

Via Jörg Höhner
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We just asked if you talk to your car - THIS type of talking to it can be risky.

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Is Starbucks Entering the Food Truck Business?

Is Starbucks Entering the Food Truck Business? | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
Do you love Starbucks? College students will probably be happy to hear that the coffee chain is testing mobile food trucks on campuses in some states.

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Everybody wants to get in on the food truck craze!

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Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering - PDF Free Download - Fox eBook

Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering - PDF Free Download - Fox eBook | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering PDF Free Download, Reviews, Read Online, ISBN: 0470974028, By David Crolla

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For those of you who like to know how things work!

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Fox eBook's curator insight, August 13, 2014 9:00 AM

Part 1. Engines: Fundamentals
Part 2. Engines: Design
Part 3. Hybrid and Electric Powertrains
Part 4. Transmission and Driveline
Part 5. Chassis Systems
Part 6. Electrical and Electronic Systems
Part 7. Body Design
Part 8. Materials and Manufacturing
Part 9. Telematics

Abhishek Bhardwaj's curator insight, March 8, 11:33 PM

For those of you who like to know how things work!

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Pole in back of truck punches through teen driver's car - KCCI Des Moines

Pole in back of truck punches through teen driver's car - KCCI Des Moines | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
Pole in back of truck punches through teen driver's car
KCCI Des Moines
Dubuque authorities say a utility pole on the back of a truck grazed a 12-year-old when the pole penetrated the vehicle carrying her and a 16-year-old driver.
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Be sure you secure your load!

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VW orders sales halt for Golf, GTI over steering flaw - Automotive News

VW orders sales halt for Golf, GTI over steering flaw - Automotive News | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
The stabilizer links can come loose over time and make “considerable noise,” says the notice, which was obtained by Automotive News. If the links detach entirely, it becomes more difficult to turn the steering wheel -- which ...
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Before you buy a car, do a quick internet search and see what problems have been reported.

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What It's Like To Drive The Only Pickup Truck Made In Germany

What It's Like To Drive The Only Pickup Truck Made In Germany | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
"[American and Japanese] trucks may be able to haul more than VW's, but if you've ever stepped into a pickup and felt a bit of a disconnect between the ruggedness of its construction and that of its fit-and-finish, the Amarok ...
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Did you know Volkswagen has a pickup truck?

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Tweet from @RealTouchingPic

Tweet from @RealTouchingPic | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
A dad made an ice cream truck Halloween costume for his son in a wheelchair http://t.co/QAh3JZhzkc
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Love and creativity can do awesome things!

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Dad's truck resurrected - Kansas.com

Dad's truck resurrected - Kansas.com | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
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Dad's truck resurrected
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“Dad kept it around the farm and as it got older, he used it as a service truck around the farm. He always hung onto this truck,” she said.
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There is almost nothing as satisfying as a good restoration project.

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Monster Trucks Kids Coloring Pages and Free Colouring Pictures to Print

Monster Trucks Kids Coloring Pages and Free Colouring Pictures to Print | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
Monster Trucks Coloring Pages to print and color Boys Truck Coloring Pictures and Monster Truck Videos (Monster Trucks Kids Coloring Pages - http://t.co/78DL5Hmogu)...
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Keep the little ones entertained with something other than a tablet or computer!

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Basic Structure of an Automobile - Dragonfly Education

This video explains the Basic Structure of an Automobile. The Video content is a copyright of Dragonfly Masterclass, an education company providing animated ...
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Learn a little about your car and the various systems.

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Defective Airbags Lead to More Automobile Recalls - JD Supra (press release)

Defective Airbags Lead to More Automobile Recalls
JD Supra (press release)
Automobile recalls have been a hot topic in the news lately. Indeed, millions of vehicles have been recalled due to dangerous automobile defects.
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Have you checked to see of your vehicle has any recalls issued?

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Nissan invented something every car needs

Nissan invented something every car needs | Tilly Mill Auto Service Center Atlanta | Scoop.it
What with airbags, electronic stability control, and crumple zones galore, you could be forgiven for thinking there was no safety feature left untouched ...
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Why didn't WE think of that?

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