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Madoff Loses Lexus And Other Luxuries

Madoff Loses Lexus And Other Luxuries

Poor Bernie Madoff. First the feds accused him of running a Ponzi scheme bigger than the the pyramid racket that took down Albania. (They're right.) Then people started razzing him for his name--which, in case you haven't heard, is pronounced "MADE-off". And now, another insult: Bernie's forfeiting... read more

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Link Love From The Car Connection: Monday Edition

Here are a few recent stories that got away: Toyota's president cancels plan to attend Detroit Auto Show. Maybe he was trying to emulate his U.S. counterparts who motored to... read more December 22, 2008 by 2

Honda ASIMO robot

Domo Arigato Mr. Roboto: Honda Goes Robo For Rose Bowl

On Thursday Honda tested a 49-foot replica of its ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility) humanoid robot in a rehearsal for the Rose Parade. The giant robot will be... read more December 19, 2008 by 0


Chrysler Plants Donate $65,500 to Toys for Tots

Despite a month-long shutdown looming, Chrysler manufacturing facilities chose to participate for the 14th year in their annual Toys for Tots campaign. Factories donated both... read more December 19, 2008 by 0

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Right Turn: The UAW Moves In for the Kill

This morning's $13.4 billion giveaway to the UAW by the Bush Administration wasn't so much a rescue for Detroit, as it is a time-out in the Big Three bailout drama--and a way... read more December 19, 2008 by 6

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Ford Not Shopping for Chrysler

Fox News' Neil Cavuto just suggested that Ford and Chrysler are talking about a possible merger. Until now, pundits have posited that GM and Chrysler would re-engage in... read more December 19, 2008 by 5

Detroit's Cobo Hall

Big Three Bailout: Bush Offers Loans with Bankruptcy Strings

President Bush announced this morning that the government will pump nearly $14 billion into GM and Chrysler to ensure their survival into the new year, with an additional $4... read more December 19, 2008 by 3

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Jaguar, Land Rover: The Latest Companies Asking for Gov't Assistance

AutoCar report that British business secretary Lord Mandelson confirmed yesterday that the British government is in talks with Jaguar and Land Rover to provide financial... read more December 18, 2008 by 2

Rolls-Royce Santa Sleigh

WWSD? CAR Asks Automakers to Design St. Nick's Sleigh

Now Dasher! Now Datsun, now Peugeot and Vauxhall! On Comet! On Cooper! On Kia and Bristol! Thanks, CAR magazine, for providing a bit of levity and some smiles despite a... read more December 18, 2008 by 0


White House Hints at "Orderly Way to Do Bankruptcies"

This morning White House spokeswoman Dana Perino claimed that the Bush administration is very close to a decision on how to prevent further disaster to the Big Three who... read more December 18, 2008 by 4

Infectious stickers

Twelve Days of Christmas: Infectious Car Stickers

Do you dream of tricking out your K-car with a wack custom paint job? Do you awake to the gloomy reality of 9-to-5 life in a squaresville office gig? Well, worry no more;... read more December 18, 2008 by 1

Audiovox picture frame's Holiday Giveaway Grand Finale!

We've been rewarding you all week for kicking in comments on our blog--and today we're firing off 10 fabulous prizes in our Holiday Giveaway so we can ship them out tomorrow... read more December 18, 2008 by 0

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Massive Chrysler Holiday Shutdown: 31 Days, 30 Plants

The end of the year is fast approaching, as is the end of the road for a solvent Chrysler if federal assistance is not forthcoming. Today Chrysler announced that it will... read more December 18, 2008 by 2

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Abandoning Ship in Extreme Winter Weather

With snow drifting down gently on Las Vegas Wednesday night, we thought it might be a good time to remind winter drivers how to abandon their vehicles if the going just gets... read more December 18, 2008 by 0

Volkswagen Cross Coupe Concept

"Death to the Embargo:" TechCrunch Draws Line in Sand

Michael Arrington of TechCrunch, fed up with the press release embargo game of hot and cold played between PR folks and journalists (especially online journalists), is taking... read more December 18, 2008 by 0

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Oil Production Cut, Prices to Rise. Maybe.

In Algeria today, there was an OPEC meeting, and anyone who's bought gas in the past few months can guess what was on the agenda: the price of oil. Specifically, how low it's... read more December 17, 2008 by 1


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