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Topic: Autopia

In the News (Mon 22 Jul 19)

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Het Antwerpse stadsbestuur was niet doof voor de vraag naar ondersteuning voor autodelers en heeft vorig jaar al principieel besloten om zowel voor cambio als voor particuliere autodeelgroepen standplaatsen in te richten.
Autopia groepeerde de vragen van de Antwerpse autodelers en stuurde de vraag naar het Antwerpse schepencollege en het kabinet van schepen Ludo Van Campenhout, bevoegd voor Ruimtelijke Ordening, Openbare Werken, Stadsontwikkeling, Economie en Toerisme.
Autopia organiseert het particulier autodelen in Vlaanderen, cambio biedt in enkele steden het professioneel georganiseerd autodelen aan.
www.autodelen.net   (534 words)

 Autopia was Disney's perfect freeway | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Autopia's survival is testimony to the persistence of an abiding dream of the ideal highway.
The Autopia idea of freeway driving might seem like a joke today, but it was a fresh and futuristic vision for Walt Disney in the mid-1950s, much like his devotion to the monorail as a transportation solution.
Employees are rumored to have driven Autopia cars to the studio of the Mickey Mouse Club television show, where they tried to persuade Annette Funicello, a favorite star, to hop in for a ride during breaks from filming.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20050827/news_lz1d27disneys.html   (893 words)

 iowa journal of cultural studies
Autopia is further hobbled by its specific format: designed as a coffee-table compendium, with glossy pages and an impressive array of illustrations, it clearly assumes a popular audience whose level of education and attention span mitigate against specialized vocabularies and lengthy analyses.
While Autopia is basically a coffee-table tome, geared for a popular audience and thus filled with brief and largely undemanding material, Daniel Miller's anthology Car Cultures is precisely the opposite: academic in tone and orientation, it offers ten substantial scholarly essays examining the sociological and anthropological aspects of the automobile.
Unlike Autopia, its illustrations are sparse, though it does contain something of a "photo essay": Jojada Verrips and Birgit Meyer's "Kwaku's Car," which chronicles the piecemeal restoration of a Ghanian taxi-driver's jalopy.
www.uiowa.edu /~englgrad/ijcs/sub/subrev.htm   (2419 words)

The final result was the Mark I Autopia, which featured aerodynamic lines, rounded front grille, and an appealing profile.
Because the original Autopia had no center guide rail, each of these designs features a wrap around bumper designed to protect the passengers and car.
Although the vehicles looked the same as those at the Tomorrowland Autopia, extension blocks were placed on the foot pedals and booster seats added to accommodate smaller drivers.
waltsmagickingdom.com /1963.htm   (468 words)

Autopia have entered into a partnership with GreenFleet where we will plant 17 trees for each vehicle as it comes onto the AutoPackage program.
Autopia drives winning Rem and Ben strategy in the Mining and Resources industry...
Autopia can help you give your employees an instant pay rise that you don't have to pay for.
www.autopia.com.au /index.html   (175 words)

 Autopia Computer Products - Scheduler Information
Autopia's Appointment Scheduler is recognized as the most remarkable, user friendly, and advanced scheduler available today.
With the Autopia computerized appointment scheduler your staff will be able to handle all appointments and cancellations more efficiently.
Autopia has developed an instant strategic evaluation of todays patients that shows you which of todays patients you may be able to ask to arrive early or stay longer for outstanding treatment or outstanding recalls to fill in the available opening.
www.autopia.com /htmls/scheduler.htm   (966 words)

 Disneyland -- Autopia (Disney Lies)
At that point, with the Autopia accident rate at more than 500 times the rate on the real freeways leading to Disneyland, Disney finally relented and had his Imagineers redesign the Autopia vehicles.
Most annoying of all to young hellions, a strip of cement now ran between the cars' wheels, preventing them from weaving out of their lane and forcing them all to travel in the same direction.
With these improvements, Autopia drivers were limited to ramming the car ahead of them for entertainment.
www.disneylies.com /disneyland/tomorrow/autopia.shtml   (400 words)

 Charles Phoenix: » Autopia, Tomorrowland, Disneyland, USA, 1956
Autopia is an idyllic, child-proof, junior scale freeway where sometimes reckless and inexperienced underage drivers thrill to the delight of driving a gasoline powered car, many for the very first time.
Driving those little cars were way better than driving a go-cart and the next best thing to driving a real car that you had to wait until you were a whopping sixteen to drive.
The word to describe the mound of earth that generally surrounds many of the Disney parks, and serves to isolate them from the “real world” is spelled berm, not burm.
www.charlesphoenix.com /autopia-tomorrowland-disneyland-1956   (1497 words)

 Autopia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Autopia is an attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallée, France, and at Hong Kong Disneyland on Lantau Island, Hong Kong.
The Disneyland Autopia, in one form or another, is one of the few current attractions that opened with the park on July 17, 1955.
The Disneyland Paris version, which opened with the park on April 12, 1992, uses the original Disneyland name of Autopia, but it has a unique sense of style and theming.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Autopia   (1203 words)

 Midget Autopia at Yesterland
It was the third (and smallest) Autopia track, following the Tomorrowland Autopia (1955) and the Junior Autopia in Fantasyland (1956).
The Junior Autopia closed in 1958, and reopened in 1959 as the expanded Fantasyland Autopia.
This “statue” is a tribute to the Chevron Autopia’s long-gone relative.
www.yesterland.com /midgetautopia.html   (473 words)

 Conditions for Autopia Australian Backpackers Tours
Autopia Tours shall be exempt from all liability in respect of any detention, delay, loss, damage, sickness or injury however caused occurring of or to the passenger at any time while participating in any Tour or related activity and the Passengers will travel with the understanding that these conditions are acceptable prior to departure.
Autopia Tours retains the right to alter fares, itineraries and days of operation, also, to cancel tours for any unforeseen circumstances.
Autopia Tours reserves the right to use other accredited tour operators during peak periods.
www.autopiatours.com.au /conditions.htm   (395 words)

 Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society » Autopia Ampere: The City from the Sea
Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society » Autopia Ampere: The City from the Sea
Autopia Ampere will begin as a series of wire-mesh armatures anchored atop a sea mountain.
Once in place, they will be connected to a supply of low-voltage direct current produced by solar panels.
www.kirchersociety.org /blog/?p=392   (325 words)

 Autopia Car Care Guide to Detailing - F150online Forums
The difference is that at Autopia, like here, you have a group of enthusiasts that are really passionate about their vehicles!
The reason autopia has to become slightly commercialized is because so many people are starting to use it.
His bandwidth charges have gone up greatly and he was losing a lot of money where as before he was just breaking even at the end of each month.
www.f150online.com /forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=78783   (568 words)

 'Cars' Theme for Autopia? - MiceChat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I just personally would like autopia to redo the cars to be run on electricity and maybe just have engine sound effects built in - the smell of gas over their last time I went was pretty nasty and just a blatant enviromental faux pas in this day and age especially having innoventions next door.
On a side note the Autopia seems to have forsaken me, being that I'm too tall to fit in the cars these days.
Autopia looks like an over grown jungle with bad theming.
www.micechat.com /forums/showthread.php?t=27515   (932 words)

 Disneyland Autopia Cars Race for Charity at the Indy 500
Instead of racing along the highways of Disneyland's Tomorrowland, the Autopia cars and their speed-loving IndyCar Series drivers traversed a comical obstacle race course (at top speeds of 10 mph!) that took place on a specially designed "Minnie" roadway created on the famous Brickyard.
The Autopia tradition will continue this summer as a new generation of futuristic cars cruise over to Hong Kong Disneyland where they will make their new home in Tomorrowland and immerse guests in a cosmic environment.
Guests of all ages will whiz down the highway of Tomorrow in their electric space cars and encounter all sorts of alien landscapes, promising a fun adventure for the entire family.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2006/05/29/008914.html   (698 words)

 Autopia Guide to Detailing, V4.0   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Autopia Guide to Detailing V4.0 is better than ever.
Autopia Guide to Detailing is an electronic book (ebook) for MS Windows PCs.
I wrote Autopia Guide to Detailing to empower you with what you need to know, and the best products to use, to properly maintain every finish on your car.
www.autopia-carcare.com /freeguide.html   (583 words)

 Autopia - Minneapolis, MN 55405 - Reviews: Auto Repair
i take my car to autopia about once every three months to have my car serviced and the hydraulics looked at and oil changed.
Autopia upsells with such percistance and annoyance that I avoid that place ever since going there for the first time, though they may advertise good prices and mail out coupons.
Autopia in Uptown was very reasonably priced and could get the job done fast.
www.insiderpages.com /b/3716670139   (573 words)

 LaughingPlace.com: Autopia: The Final Day and the Future, History (The #1 Site for Disney)
The Fantasyland Autopia's entrance was opposite the Matterhorn Bobsleds entrance, while the entrance for the Tomorrowland version was located between the Submarine Voyage and the Tomorrowland Disneyland Railroad station.
The Fantasyland Autopia has been closed for quite some time, and in recent years had only opened when Tomorrowland's version was closed.
Now, the two Autopias will be reworked and turned into a single two-sided attraction, with the entrance at the Tomorrowland side.
www.laughingplace.com /News-ID500300.asp   (472 words)

 Intercot West - Disneyland Inside & Out
The Autopia in Tomorrowland was one of the first attractions in Disneyland to receive the new Fastpass system during construction with its reopening in June 2000.
The information under the Autopia sign includes the Fastpass time, and is where you will need to look when you return with your Fastpass tickets in hand.
The Standby Line for the Autopia is one of the few waits that will normally place you onto the attraction before the Fastpass return time.
www.intercotwest.com /resortGuide/fastpassAutopia.asp   (627 words)

 Autopia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Mark I Autopia car was a blend of Bob's two favorite autombile designs at the time - the Porsche 550 Spider and a Ferrari.
By Disneyland's first decade the Autopia was one of the top attractions for guests to visit.
Due to popularity in 1959 a Fantasyland Autopia was opened to releive some of the line in Tomorrowland.
www.justdisney.com /Features/autopia/index.html   (706 words)

 Fun Facts of Disneyland's Autopia
When the Autopia cars first took to the road, they captured America's fascination with the latest transportation innovation, the "freeway." Adults and children alike could experience the thrill of driving in their own cars.
In Autopia the "Car Park" area has a statue on the left of an old car, the surprising thing about this is that it is a car from Mr.
I went to DL this summer and rode autopia and no matter how hard I pressed the gas pedal (and i wasn't running into that centre track) my brother and a whole bunch of other people passed me. I noticed this happened to a whole lot of other people too.
www.oitc.com /Disney/Disneyland/Secrets/Tomorrow/Autopia.html   (1272 words)

 Fun Facts of Disneyland's Tomorrowland Autopia
During its first decade, Autopia freeways were a bit too free for their own good.
After the park closed the Autopia workers would override the governors and race them around the track Since they overrode the governors by stepping on the bumpers there were many ocations when the cars would leave a trail of sparks
He did this when the ground was wet, before the new Autopia tracks were opened.
www.oitc.com /Disney/lost/DLSecrets/Autopia.html   (266 words)

 DLP: Autopia
Named the "Grand Prix Raceway" at Walt Disney World, Autopia is a car-ride along a slotted track, where the rider has some control over the speed, and can "steer" the car themselves, although ultimitely without interaction it will still follow the track around, and it's certainly not possible to steer the car off the track.
The theming is a ride in a "Car of the future", through "Solaria", though this is pretty much the same theming as when Florida's Grand Prix Raceway was first opened, so if anything the attraction's more a case of adding to the classical Magic Kingdom feel of the park.
The ride is sponsored by Mattel, and carries a minimum height restriction of 52" (1.1m) and a minimum age restriction of 1-year (accompanied of course).
www.solarius.com /dvp/dlp/autopia.htm   (162 words)

 Autopia Guide to Detailing
Autopia Car Care offers a range of fine detailing products for the discerning car owner.
Quick detailers, which are often called a “mist and wipe,” are commonly used by detailers and car enthusiasts to put the finishing touch on a freshly detailed vehicle.
It's in the air we breathe, it's on the roads we drive, and it attaches to your car's paint, where it bonds and begins a process of oxidation.
guidetodetailing.com   (432 words)

At Autopia guests get a chance to experience how those dreamers of the past may have imagined it could be, here guests take control of small petrol powered cars which they drive around a circuit of roads, tunnels and bridges
Autopia is great fun for children - although it's not unusual to see big kids to revving up the engine along the tracks.
Autopia macht vor allem Kindern viel Spaß - obwohl es nicht ungewöhnlich ist auch "große Kinder" zu sehen wie sie die Autos steuern.
www.dlp.info /DLP/Lands/Discoveryland/Attractions/Autopia.asp   (687 words)

Midget Autopia was designed for children of about four years of age or younger.
Little kids really liked it, but when It's A Small World was introduced, Midget Autopia had to go to make room for the walk-way to Small World.
In the Autopia Winner's Circle, you can also purchase sunglasses, Autopia pins (very nice), "Character Crossing" road signs, Autopia license plate frames, Autopia keychains, and those extremely cute Chevron cars.
www.mouseplanet.com /magicyears/my102000.htm   (1105 words)

 Disneyland’s Autopia Ride
In fact, this attraction was one of the original 20 attractions to open at the park.
The Autopia Attraction allows children to experience the thrill and excitement of driving their own car through the twists and curves of the road.
The newly redesigned Autopia attraction presented by Chevron at Disneyland® Park gives riders the same exciting adventure as the previous attraction but with new roadways, new cars, and the new experience of viewing the road from the car’s perspective.
www.chevroncars.com /learn/wondrous-world/disneyland-autopia   (411 words)

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