2000

Headlight News Weekly for November 20, 2000
Headlight News Weekly for November 20, 2000

DC REPLACES HOLDENSHIPPERS HOLDING DAEWOO CARSCOURTS FREEZE DAEWOO ASSETSDC MAY IDLE MORE PLANTSRECALL CUT SALES BY 40 PERCENTKIA RECALLS SEPHIASMITSUBISHI REPORTS LOSSFIAT WILL MOVE ARGENTINA ASSEMBLY TO BRAZILBRAZILIAN AUTO WORKERS STRIKETROOPERS RECALLEDNEW REAR CRASH TESTS PROPOSEDPT CRUISER...Read More»

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Racing Results for Nov. 13, 2000

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX–Final Point Standings World Driver’s Championship: Michael Schumacher, Marlboro Ferrari F1 Constructors Championship: Ferrari NASCAR WINSTON CUP–Final Point Standings (Unofficial) 11/12 Pennzoil 400, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, Fla. (1.5 mi. oval; 267 laps)...Read More»

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2000 Birmingham Motor Show

Britain's national auto show closed recently, having played host to thousands of car fans who had come from all over the country to the site near Birmingham in the English midlands. There was a time when Birmingham was home to a dozen or more major manufacturers, with more in nearby Coventry...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Racing Results for Nov. 6, 2000

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX–Final Point Standings Michael Schumacher, Marlboro Ferrari, won the World Driver’s Championship at the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka on 10/8, Ferrari’s first in 21 years. With Schumacher’s victory in Malaysia, Ferrari edged out McLaren in the Constructors...Read More»

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Headlight News Weekly for October 30, 2000

NISSAN TO BUILD MISSISSIPPI PLANTDEVILLES RECALLED FOR AIRBAGSSATURN GOING TO DETROITCVT INSIGHTCHRYSLER SCALES BACKFIRESTONE: NO SINGLE PROBLEM WITH TIRESGM, NISSAN FINANCING ACCUSED OF DISCRIMINATIONHYBRID DURANGOSAFETY GROUP SAYS WRONG TIRES RECALLEDDAEWOO RUNNING ON EMPTYREPORT: GOODYEAR HAD...Read More»

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Headlight News Weekly for October 23, 2000

TRANSFORMING AN ICONANOTHER BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE BLUNDERFIRESTONE AGREES TO EXPANDED RECALLTIRE SUITS MAY BE CONSOLIDATEDBRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE PLANTS SHUT DOWNBRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE CONSOLIDATES OPERATIONSFORD EARNINGS DOWN DUE TO RECALLCHEVRON BUYS TEXACOGM CUTS U.K. PRICESEND OF THE METRO...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Week of October 23, 2000

TRANSFORMING AN ICONANOTHER BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE BLUNDERFIRESTONE AGREES TO EXPANDED RECALLTIRE SUITS MAY BE CONSOLIDATEDBRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE PLANTS SHUT DOWNBRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE CONSOLIDATES OPERATIONSFORD EARNINGS DOWN DUE TO RECALLCHEVRON BUYS TEXACOGM CUTS U.K. PRICESEND OF THE METRO...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Headlight News Weekly for October 16, 2000

BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE SHAKEUPEXPLORER CRASHES HIGH WITH GOODYEAR, TOOCHRYSLER WILL GET M-B TRANSMISSIONS, ENGINESCA JUDGE ORDERS MASSIVE FORD RECALLDC FORMS E-COMMERCE GROUPDELPHI AND PALM HOOK UPTOYOTA LOWERS U.K. PRICESQUALITY DOWN ON SOME TOP MODELSTEXACO BUYS GM SHARE OF BATTERY...Read More»

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Week of October 16, 2000

BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE SHAKEUPEXPLORER CRASHES HIGH WITH GOODYEAR, TOOCHRYSLER WILL GET M-B TRANSMISSIONS, ENGINESCA JUDGE ORDERS MASSIVE FORD RECALLDC FORMS E-COMMERCE GROUPDELPHI AND PALM HOOK UPTOYOTA LOWERS U.K. PRICESQUALITY DOWN ON SOME TOP MODELSTEXACO BUYS GM SHARE OF BATTERY...Read More»

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Week of October 9, 2000

ANOTHER FIRESTONE PROBLEM TIRERECORD NUMBER OF RECALLS2001 FUEL-ECONOMY RATINGS RELEASEDPROTON AND ROVERJAPAN FINES MITSUBISHITOP FIRESTONE OFFICIALS TO BE REPLACEDCALIFORNIA APPROVES ZEV SUBSIDYROUSH TO MAKE FASTER FORDSDAEWOO TO BUILD NEW FACILITYSCIENTISTS WILL REVIEW ROLLOVER RATINGSEXPLORER...Read More»

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2000 Paris Auto Show, Part Two

The Paris auto show is difficult, and not just for its multiple halls – sans ventilation, it seemed, this year. Or for the ever-present danger of a transportation strike: "Ze situation on ze ground," quipped our rented pilot upon landing at Charles de Gaulle, "is, as usual, total confusion." No...Read More»

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Week of October 2, 2000

DC’S GALE TO LEAVEFORD MAY PHASE FIRESTONE OUTFORD RAISES PRESSURETIRE ACCIDENT ANALYSIS ADDS DOUBTRECALL HAS FORD SHAREHOLDERS REDFIRESTONE SUSPECTED FORD IN VENEZUELASAUDI ARABIA BANS FIRESTONEDAEWOO STARTS TAB WITH EMPLOYEESDC HAS NO INTEREST IN DAEWOONHTSA BROADENS SATURN PROBEICAHN CALLS GM...Read More»

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2000 Paris Auto Show, Part I

Click image for larger view WE ARE THE WORLD—CAR. The first-generation Mondeo was supposed to usher in a new era of world cars for Ford Motor Co. But it never quite lived up to expectations. Now Ford’s trying again and the second-generation Mondeo is roomier, sleeker and more technically...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Week of September 25, 2000

FORD RESUMES PRODUCTIONNHTSA EXPANDS INVESTIGATIONFORD AND FIRESTONE CLASHHOUSE HEARING GRILLS FORD, FIRESTONEANOTHER HEADACHE FOR BRIDGESTONECONTINENTAL RECALLS 160,000 TIRESSECOND TIRE RECALL HURTS FORD’S IMAGENHTSA INVESTIGATES FORD STEERINGFORD-DAEWOO DEAL COLLAPSESDAEWOO OPEN FOR BID...Read More»

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2000 Paris Auto Show Index

Paris Auto Show 2000: A Preview Paris Auto Show, Gallery I BMW’s Mini Debuts — Finally DC's Gale to Retire Paris Auto Show, Gallery TwoRead More»

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Paris Auto Show 2000: A Preview

Far from the madding crowds of Frankfurt, Detroit, and Tokyo, Paris is the auto-show equivalent of a breather. It’s rife with new product introductions, but against the romantic backdrop of Paris in the fall, even the high-revving Ferraris and exotics seem a bit more laid back. Paris is one of...Read More»

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Car Clips: Sept. 4, 2000

Chevy SSR is cruisin’ at GM Click image for larger view. With the runaway success of Chrysler’s PT Cruiser, based largely on its catchy looks and versatility, the inevitable me-toos are ready and waiting in the wings. GM CEO Rick Wagoner has announced that Chevrolet has been given the nod to...Read More»

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August 29, 2000

DC WILL EXPAND ALABAMA PLANT DaimlerChrysler yesterday announced a $600-million expansion of its Tuscaloosa, Alabama, facilities. The expansion could effectively double production capacity of Mercedes-Benz M-Class sport-utility vehicles, from 80,000 up to 160,000 vehicles per year. The Alabama...Read More»

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2000 Dream Cruise Day Two

Cruisers were out in force on Saturday, as spectacular 70-degree weather and parties on every block greeted the official start of the 2000 Woodward Dream Cruise. Click image for larger view As far as the event stretched — from Eight Mile Road in Detroit all the way to the distant shores of...Read More»

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