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Meadow Brook's Concours d'Elegance and 1941

Meadow Brook's Concours d'Elegance and 1941

As you may have read elsewhere, this year's Concours d'Elegance at Meadow Brook outside Detroit was the first to be seriously affected by rain since it started 21 years ago. An all-night downpour presented soggy conditions for Sunday morning, and show organizers moved hastily to reposition the... read more

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DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.

Ramblings for Dec. 6, 1999

NASCAR finds a new roost Success is definitely a double-edged sword, and we can only hope NASCAR is as capable in managing its new TV contractor as it is in controlling its... read more December 6, 1999 by  0


 
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Ramblings for Nov. 29, 1999

GM’s mobility movement While just about every car company recognizes the special demands of some of its public, GM believes it’s been at the forefront of keeping the... read more November 29, 1999 by  0


 
DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.

Ramblings for Nov. 8, 1999

Army trucks get light While the HUMMER may be the vehicle in all the newsreels and Arnold Schwarzenegger films, military trucks do most of the work. Now, Ford and the... read more November 8, 1999 by  0


 
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Week of November 1, 1999

FORD OPENS 'STANG TO TUNERSNEXT-GEN AIRBAGS ARE SAFERDC EARNS $1.6 BILLION IN Q3FORD AD GOES GLOBALGM PLANS HUGE DETROIT SHOWHONDA PASSES NISSANBMW X5 DEBUTS ON EBAYJENSEN IS... read more October 31, 1999 by  0


 
DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.

Week of October 25, 1999

MITSU’S ON THE MARKETNISSAN MAY DITCH SUBARU STAKERENAULT MAY BOOST NISSAN HOLDINGSDC NOT TALKING TO ANYONEEATON’S RETIREMENT SEEN SOONGM SLASHES DEVELOPMENT TIMEGM GETS... read more October 25, 1999 by  0


 
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1999 Tokyo Motor Show Part I

Tokyo’s Motor Show takes place at Makuhari Messe, a complex of warehouse-styled convention halls northeast of Tokyo. Every other year, the world’s major car players bring... read more October 20, 1999 by  0


 
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1999 Tokyo Motor Show, Part II

HONDA FCX A full-size fuel-cell vehicle, there’s plenty of room in the FCX since its very thin fuel cells are stored beneath the floor. The short hood gives the car a... read more October 20, 1999 by  0


 
Kia Sportspace Concept  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show live photos

1999 Tokyo Motor Show, Part III

FORD 021C If you don’t get it, "then you’re probably not meant to," says Marc Newson, the celebrated Australian product designer who got a chance to design his first car... read more October 20, 1999 by  0


 
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1999 Tokyo Motor Show: Final Word

The halls at Makuhari Messe are nearly as crowded as a Tokyo subway car this week, now that the doors have opened on Japan’s biennial auto show. The Tokyo Motor Show is one... read more October 20, 1999 by  0


 
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1999 Tokyo Motor Show Index

1999 Tokyo Motor Show by Marty Padgett (10/18/1999) 1999 Tokyo Show Photo Gallery I by Marty Padgett (10/20/1999) 1999 Tokyo Photo Gallery II by John Rettie (10/20/1999) 1999... read more October 18, 1999 by  0


 
DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.

Ramblings for Oct. 18, 1999

The shopping revolution Few aspects of U.S. shopping are going to be changed more in the next few years than our auto-buying opportunities. Once the exclusive province of... read more October 18, 1999 by  0


 
1999 Lexus Sport Coupe concept

1999 Tokyo Motor Show: Big Japan

A Shinkansen bullet train whisks itself away from Tokyo’s sleek Ueno train station, bound for the farthest reaches of Japan’s major islands. It uses countless... read more October 18, 1999 by  0


 
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Ramblings for Oct. 11, 1999

Changing of the guards This has been an eventful week for two new American racing teams. Johnny Herbert of the Ford-owned Stewart Formula 1 team won the European Grand Prix... read more October 11, 1999 by  0


 
DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.

Week of October 4, 1999

FORD, UAW REACH AGREEMENTDC HQ RUMORS FLYDC TO BUILD BRUTE-UTEAUDI TT GETS HANDLING FIXFORD, PEUGEOT INK DIESEL DEALSTATE FARM NAILED FOR USING ‘FAKE’ PARTSEPA ORDERS BIG... read more October 4, 1999 by  0


 
DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.

Week of October 4, 1999

FORD, UAW REACH AGREEMENTDC HQ RUMORS FLYDC TO BUILD BRUTE-UTEAUDI TT GETS HANDLING FIXFORD, PEUGEOT INK DIESEL DEALSTATE FARM NAILED FOR USING ‘FAKE’ PARTSEPA ORDERS BIG... read more October 4, 1999 by  0


 

 
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