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Chrysler Answers Freedom's Call -- And Pays For It

Chrysler Answers Freedom's Call -- And Pays For It

Chrysler’s supporting soldiers in Iraq by paying for their phone calls home. The company's charitable arm announced today that it has donated $100,000 to the Freedom Calls Foundation, which provides video and audio calls for soldiers stationed abroad to family members back home. The main goal... read more

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Toyota: Tokyo Didn't Fund the Prius

Toyota is denying a report from BusinessWeek magazine that the Japanese government funded the development of the Prius. The Detroit News relays the report in BW's March 24... read more April 2, 2008 by  8


 

Which Best Seller Deserves the Boot?

March sales were dismal across the board, with even Toyota seeing a big drop in monthly numbers. The sales slaughter hurt just about every vehicle on the list of the 20... read more April 2, 2008 by  20


 

Mercedes SLR Headed Into History

All good things must come to an end. Mercedes-Benz is set to stop producing its SLR roadster next year, according to a report this morning from Autocar's Web site. The SLR... read more April 2, 2008 by  3


 

2011 MINI Crossman: New Spy Pics!

Back in January, we showed you our first spy pics of the new MINI off-roader, to be dubbed the Crossman. Now we've got better pics of the mini-ute -- far in advance of its... read more April 1, 2008 by  2


 

The Seven-Year Loan? Don't Do It

If you think a seven-year loan is a smart deal on your new car, think again. Car companies, dealers and financial institutions have been offering an 84-month financing plan... read more April 1, 2008 by  15


 

Second Opinion: ’08 Chevy Malibu

As long as I've written about cars and the auto industry (about a dozen years), GM has been on the verge of a comeback in the compact- to mid-size sedan segment. Quite a few... read more April 1, 2008 by  22


 

McCain Leads in Detroit

A new survey finds a result that won't surprise anyone following the 2008 Presidential campaign: auto execs favor John McCain in the general election coming in November... read more April 1, 2008 by  3


 

April Fools' Joke from Jaguar?

Everyone's getting in on the April Fools' Day jokes, including, we think, the funsters and wagsters at Carscoop. Witness this image here: according to the copy, it's a Jaguar... read more April 1, 2008 by  9


 

Mutant 2010 Lincoln MKT Spied!

Lincoln seems to be heading into production with a new big crossover vehicle shown as a concept at this year's Detroit auto show. The 2010 Lincoln MKT was spotted on a... read more April 1, 2008 by  6


 

Need a Dealer, Like, Now? Hit Up TCC on the iPhone

Let's say you're online, shopping for a new car, then head out for a test drive. Wait -- where's the nearest Pierce-Arrow dealership near me? You could kludge your way... read more April 1, 2008 by  0


 

Is This Ford's Next Rear-Drive Sedan?

While Ford continues to plot its future vehicle plans, it seems increasingly likely that the company will add a new rear-drive sedan to its lineup. Our spies spotted two... read more April 1, 2008 by  13


 

The Shortest, Least Useful Bike Lane Ever?

In two of the places I frequent - near the house here and down in the Florida panhandle -- lawmakers have bowed to the calls for bike lanes. At a huge expense here in the... read more April 1, 2008 by  31


 

Scion Spins New Remixes

Following the success of its Daptone Records Remixed CD, Scion’s private record label, Scion A/V, is launching three new releases in May featuring Ghostface Killah, 45... read more April 1, 2008 by  0


 

Chrysler Picks "Black Widow" As Best 300

On New Years' Day, Chrysler set out to remind the car world of its 300 sedan with a design contest. By customizing a 300, and sending in a video through YouTube, entrants... read more March 31, 2008 by  4


 

Techno-Snow Tires Easier on Roads?

A South Carolina-based company says they have the cure for damaging tire chains and for sloppy winter driving, too. Their solution: a new spin on tire treads that builds a... read more March 31, 2008 by  1


 

 
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