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Talk Like a Pirate Day! Which Car Makes You Go "Arrgh?"

Talk Like a Pirate Day! Which Car Makes You Go "Arrgh?"

Avast ye scurvy wenches and prepare to be boarded! Or something like that. It's Talk Like a Pirate Day--you know, the holiday that took the place of Arbor Day on our corporate calendar--and an excuse for all kinds of otherwise normal-appearing people to speak like Johnny Depp speaking like Keith... read more

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2007 Chevrolet HHR 2WD 4-door LS Angular Front Exterior View

GM Sues Over Employee Discounts

Watching its finances with ever-closer vigilance, a financially pressed General Motors is filing suit against workers and retirees who improperly extended their employee... read more September 2, 2008 by  0

heated seats

Heated Seats Are the New Hot Tub

Those heated seats that warm your hocks so well in winter could be warming other parts of you that need to stay cooler to produce children. According to a study by New... read more August 28, 2008 by  1

2009 Nissan Maxima

NHTSA Hearts Ford SUVs; IIHS Digs Maxima, Mazda6

The latest round of safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are in, and the... read more August 18, 2008 by  0

2008 Toyota Prius

Toyota's Prius Headed to Mississippi

Toyota is suffering a sales slump in the U.S.--and part of the cure will be building the Prius hybrid in its yet-unopened plant in Mississippi. This morning's Wall Street... read more July 10, 2008 by  0


Spring Cleaning: Get Your Car Ready

Here at TCC's Western Outpost in Portland, winter means gray skies and lots of mud. Come the rainy season, you can't let a little mist in the air keep you from going out and... read more February 16, 2008 by  4

2009 Ford Flex

Farley Wants More Fords Soon

Ford is looking for ways to speed up the introduction of its next generation of vehicles, says the company’s new vice president of marketing and communications. Jim Farley... read more January 7, 2008 by  0

2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid

Carmakers Trying to Avoid Incentives

Faced with talk of recession and the fallout from a meltdown in the housing market, automakers are still hoping to avoid major incentives despite some sluggish sales. Mark... read more January 7, 2008 by  0


GM Finds its ’space

So you’ve reconnected with Friendster, shared music and movie picks with your Facebook and MySpace “friends,” tried some of those special-interest social... read more January 3, 2008 by  0

2008 Jaguar X-Type

Tata Named Sole Jag/Land Rover Bidder

Ford opened up a new era in automotive history Thursday by announcing it hoped to sell the company’s Jaguar and Land Rover brands to India’s Tata Motors.Ford had... read more January 3, 2008 by  0

2007 Toyota Camry

Lots of Losers in December Sales

General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Volkswagen, Nissan, and Mercedes-Benz all reported U.S. auto sales fell in December, leaving car sales at their lowest level since 1998.GM's... read more January 3, 2008 by  0

Traffic Jam

Calif. Sues EPA Over Emissions Rules

The State of California has wasted no time in going to court to overturn a ruling by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which would prevent states from imposing... read more January 2, 2008 by  0

2007 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

Toyota Could Be Number One in Sales

General Motors’ 76-year reign as the world's largest automaker could come to end this week as the final numbers for 2007 are tallied up around the world.By the time all the... read more January 2, 2008 by  0

2008 Chevrolet HHR SS

Chevrolet: SS Will Mean Performance

General Motors is reviving Chevrolet's SS designation and giving it some genuine substance."We're taking it away from the marketing people," says Bob Lutz's GM vice chairman... read more December 24, 2007 by  0

Bob Nardelli

Cerberus Spins Nardelli’s Bankruptcy Talk

Cerberus Capital Management LLC had to discard one of its principal operating principles Friday as it scrambled to repair the damage done by some loose talk by chief... read more December 24, 2007 by  0

2008 Nissan Quest

Minor Bumps, Big Bills

If you drive a Nissan Quest, a low-speed bumper bash on a slippery highway or a minor parking-building bump could really cost you or your insurance company. That’s what the... read more December 20, 2007 by  0


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