People in Buffalo were measuring snowfall by feet not inches. New York City and the whole northeast just got a visit from Juno. With so much shoveling going on out there you might be incline to think about getting a winter tires. Why not take that a step further and get a new car? Say hello to the Juke Nismo RSnow. This monster will be able to get you moving around no matter how think the blanket of snow is out there. There is no way you are getting stuck the snow with this tank of a machine.
This is the stock Juke Nismo RS with all-wheel drive and of course the Xtronic CVT added in for power. For the snow tracks replace standard tires. The Dominator Track Systems come from a company called American Track Truck. American Track Truck can put the Dominator Track Systems on pretty much any car you want. With great power comes great speed reduction. The top speed is estimated at around 62 miles per hour. The Nissan Juke NISMO RSnow is designed to take on snowy roads not beat times in the quarter mile.
Bonus: American Track Truck’s Dominator Track System on a normal car
Jay-z said in his some “30 Something” I don’t buy out the bar, I bought the night spot. That was his way of letting people know that he is not to be typecast into being anything but a money making machine. However no one said it better than Jay-Z himself on the song “Diamonds From Sierra Leone Remix” when he said I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man. He has constantly proven that he is to be taken seriously as in the business world. He has worked out deals with Samsung, Ace of Spades and now Aspiro AB. Aspiro AB is the parent company of Tidal. Tidal is a music streaming service that prides itself on being one of the first music streaming service that combined the high fidelity sound quality and HD music videos all curated.
The Norwegian company’s reviewing board has already reviewed the deal and is advising its shareholders to accept the offer. Sean Carter placed a bid of 464 million Krona (roughly $56 million) for the company. The deal breaks down as follows;
- Jay-Z owns S. Carter Enterprises
- S. Carter Enterprises owns Project Panther
- Project Panther put in the bid for Aspiro of $56 Million
- Aspiro owns Tidal and its reviewing board approves of deal
So while the headlines will read Jay Z buys Tidal, that is just a tad bit misleading. With just over a half a million paying subscribers a Tidal is not quite competing with Spotify or Beats Music. … Read the rest
You may have gotten a letter from Uber encouraging you to #THINKANDRID. I got this email this morning. Not sure if they are doing this to get some good PR but it is a good cause. I know Uber has a bad rap but I had to share this with you.
MADD which stands for Mothers Against Drunk Driving has teamed up with the service. Uber will donate $1 to MADD for every trip taken on Sunday, February 1, 2015 between 3:00 PM and 12:00 AM ET when riders enter the promo code THINKANDRIDE. The email is as follows;
Ridesharing helps make cities safer. A new study we conducted with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) shows just how powerful choice can be: Since we launched uberX in California, drunk-driving crashes decreased by 60 per month for drivers under 30. That’s 1,800 crashes likely prevented over the past 2 ½ years.
When empowered with more safe, reliable and affordable transportation options like Uber, people are making better, smarter choices that are making our roads safer for everyone. Learn more on our blog.
To promote safe rides home during the weekend of the Big Game, Uber will donate $1 to MADD for every trip taken on Sunday, February 1, 2015 between 3:00 PM and 12:00 AM ET when riders enter the promo code THINKANDRIDE.
Uber and MADD will keep working to ensure a safe ride is always within reach and drunk driving crashes become a thing of the past.
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