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VW Still Thinks Americans Are Too Fat for Polo
VW Still Thinks Americans Are Too Fat for Polo

With all the news of the new Polo coming to the U.S. we have been rather excited.  That excitement has been dampened slightly today as the CEO of VW of America, Stefan Jacoby, announced that we can't have it.  Once again they have decided that the Euro Polo is just too small for us Big Mac...Read More»

Old Gas Pumps
MPG vs GPM: Should America Make The Switch?

Apart from eating mayo with their french fries, driving a bunch of tiny little diesels, and idolizing Abba and David Hasselhoff, what's the big difference between a European and an American? Over at Green Car Reports, Editor-in-chief John Voelcker outlines the GPM vs MPG debate. As in Gallons Per...Read More»

2007 TH!NK
TH!NK Thinks 112-Mile Range, 62 mph Max Will Resonate in U.S.

Sister site All Cars Electric today announced that Norwegian automaker TH!NK, purveyor of the TH!NK city electric car, is planning an aggressive move into the U.S. market. Recently the company nearly went bankrupt, but nonetheless they've sold many of their two-seat all-electrics throughout Europe...Read More»

Volkswagen New Mid-size Sedan
Germans Have Arrived in Chattanooga

A delegation of the big wigs from Germany, a delegation of Lower Saxony including the former Minister of Economics, Labor and Transport, Walter Hirche, have dropped in to take a quick peek at the progress made so far at the new Volkswagen factory going up in Tennessee.  That's a pretty high-brow...Read More»

2009 Chrysler 200C Concept
Chrysler Dealers Respond To Fiat Deal: 'Best Idea In A Long Time'

Though the details are still being scrutinized by both auto giants (and causing plenty of concern and consternation among industry analysts and Chrysler executives alike), the merger of Chrysler LLC and the Fiat Group has disgruntled Chrysler dealers in a very hopeful mood. According to The Detroit...Read More»

2010 Volvo XC60
2009 Volvo XC60 Preview

The safest car we have ever built – that’s the claim Volvo is making about the new XC60. From a firm that has built its entire reputation on making strong cars, it’s a bold statement. Designed as a baby brother to the XC90, an SUV which has been a massive success for the Swedish firm, the...Read More»

2007 Infiniti EX Concept
Infiniti EX Concept Takes on X3

Infiniti’s concept EX has broken cover before theNew York auto show, and sources say the new concept has been designed to take on the likes of BMW’s X3 and the Acura RDX. The EX comes to the Javits Center next week, built off the FM rear-drive platform that underpins the Nissan Z and Infiniti...Read More»

2007 Honda Accord Coupe concept
2007 Honda Accord Coupe Concept

Honda says it will show an Accord Coupe Concept at the 2007Detroit auto show. The concept is expected to influence the future shape of its new Accord lineup, which is due in the 2008 model year. Honda says the Accord is its best-selling model in North America. New in 2003, the Accord is expected to...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Suburban 2WD 4-door 1500 LT Wheel Cap
RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Suburban Major League Baseball

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Chevy Suburban has ably served as a capable family road trip vehicle for more than 70 years. The tradition of easily fitting the whole family and all their gear into one comfortable vehicle...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Delphi Asks Court to Toss Contracts

SAE Meeting Set for Detroit by Joseph Szczesny (4/2/2006)Revived interest sparks new ideas at tech conference. GM Says Turnaround Gaining by Joseph Szczesny (4/2/2006)A week of financial news could contain the seeds of recovery. Delphi Corp. on Friday outlined a broad plan for restructuring into a...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
DC Profits $3.4 Billion in 2005

DaimlerChrysler earned $3.4 billion in 2005 with the Chrysler Group accounting for $1.8 billion of the profit, the company announced on Thursday. The Mercedes Benz Group posted an operating profit of $1 million in the fourth quarter, and finished the year with a $600 million loss, but...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Golf R
Volkswagen Shows 2007 Golf

It’s been 30 years since the first VW Golf hit market. Okay, it was originally dubbed the Rabbit, but despite a name change, it has largely followed the same basic philosophy for the past three decades. Designed to deliver “affordable” German technology, Volkswagen’s biggest global seller...Read More»

2016 Ford Fusion
Ford Earns $2B In 2005

Ford Motor Co. did better than expected financially during the fourth quarter, eking out a small profit even though its core automotive business was under siege and its credit rating under extreme pressure. William Clay Ford Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, said Ford Motor was profitable...Read More»

2004 Woodward Dream Cruise - Smoking Tires
2004 New York Auto Show Index

2004 New York Auto Show Preview (4/5/04) Showtime in the Big Apple 2004 New York Auto Show, Part I (4/7/04) Hemi for the Grand Cherokee, Mustang GT-R gets 5.0, Nissan's new Xterra and more. 2004 New York Auto Show, Part II (4/8/04) New Grand Cherokee, Lego Volvo, Jag stretches XJ and more 2004 New...Read More»

Nissan IDx Freeflow Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show
2003 New York Show Index

2003 NY Auto Show Preview by Marty Padgett (4/14/2003) Rounding out America’s contribution to the Year of Auto Shows. Preview: 2005 Cadillac CTSv by TCC Team (4/14/2003) Caddy reveals production CTS with 400 hp. Preview: 2006 Ford Futura by TCC Team (4/15/2003) Ford’s 427 concept morphs into...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Racing Results: 3/11/02

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 3/17 Grand Prix of Malaysia, Sepang, Malaysia (192.879 mi. Race Distance; 56 laps; live broadcast 3/18 @ 1:30 a.m. ET; Speed Channel) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 3/10 MBNA America 500, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA (1.54-mi. Oval; 325 Laps) Tony Stewart, #20 Home...Read More»

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