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Car Trivia: November 29, 2007

Car Trivia: November 29, 2007

1. For which 1960s TV series did Dean Jefferies create a radically customized Pontiac GTO? 2. Which company made the 1982 to 1986 Chevrolet Chevette's optional diesel engines? 3. Which GM division adopted the ad slogan "It's all good" in 2001? 4. In which model year did Chevrolet build the final...

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OnStar reduced power

OnStar to Slow Thieves

General Motors and OnStar today unveiled and demonstrated a technology that could save hundreds of lives a year in high-speed police chases. What’s more, it will likely... read more October 9, 2007 by 


 
2003 Panoz Esperante

Car Trivia: September 21, 2007

1. This 1970 model had America ’s largest V-8 engine in a production passenger car. 2. Which U.S. carmaker formed a strategic alliance with Italian manufacturer Fiat in... read more September 21, 2007 by 


 
U-Haul

Ford Rolls Out Eco-Friendlier Paint

Ford Motor Company today announced that it’s testing a new ‘eco-friendly’ paint technology that reduces overall CO2 output by 15 percent. And with a little luck, or... read more August 6, 2007 by 


 
2008 smart fortwo

Smart Develops “Micro” Hybrid

Daimler’s European smart brand — set for launch in theU.S. next year — has developed a gasoline/electric hybrid model to boost fuel efficiency. But there are no plans... read more August 5, 2007 by 


 
2008 Jaguar XKR Portfolio

Tata, Hyundai Bid for Jaguar?

Ford, which is struggling financially after losing $12.7 billion last year, moved closer to selling its Jaguar and Land Rover brands last week as it confirmed a number of... read more July 22, 2007 by 


 
2001 Hummer H1 Four-door Hardtop

Car Trivia: June 14, 2007

1. Erwin George Baker set long distance speed records and later became NASCAR's first Commissioner. What was his nickname? 2. This GM division was the first U.S. carmaker to... read more June 14, 2007 by 


 
2006 Dodge Hornet concept. Geneva Motor Show

Chrysler, Chery To Meet in Mich.

Representatives of Chery, the Chinese automaker, which is supposed to build Chrysler-branded small cars, will be in Auburn Hills this week to talk over various aspects of the... read more May 29, 2007 by 


 
Rick Wagoner and Camaro

Wagoner: Rear-Drivers To Proceed

Chairman and chief executive officer Rick Wagoner said General Motors will move forward with a new line of rear-wheel-drive cars. "There is no reason why you wouldn't want to... read more May 20, 2007 by 


 
2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Daimler Doubles Earnings, With Chrysler

DaimlerChrysler AG managed to more than double its net earnings during the first quarter, despite a $2 billion operating loss at the struggling Chrysler Group. During the... read more May 15, 2007 by 


 
Chrysler pentastar

Magna Takes On Partner; Chrysler Next?

Magna International Inc. has sold off a 20-percent stake valued at $1.54 billion to a Russian industrial group. The deal gives Magna a new strategic partner for a potential... read more May 10, 2007 by 


 
2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid 50th Anniversary Edition

Toyota Says Growth is Slowing

Despite a record profit of $13.8 billion profit in fiscal 2007,Toyota executives said they expected the pace of growth to slow, perhaps dramatically, this year. President... read more May 9, 2007 by 


 
Rick Wagoner and Camaro

GM Mortgage Troubles Hurt Earnings

General Motors posted tepid results for the first quarter of 2007 as the housing troubles in theU.S. reduced its earnings and the pace of improvement in its automotive... read more May 3, 2007 by 


 
2007 Buick Riviera Concept (China)

GM Design Shuffles Pens Around

General Motors says the latest round of changes at the drawing boards of its styling department will “enhance and accelerate GM’s global product development.” The... read more May 1, 2007 by 


 
2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR

Ford Shows Signs of Turnaround

A strong showing by the company’s European operations and by the Premier Automotive Group, which posted record profits during the first three months of 2007, helped the... read more April 26, 2007 by 


 
Dukes of Hazzard 1969 Dodge Charger

Museum Hawk: The “Other Kruse”

This is the fourth — and last, at least until the Early Ford V-8 Club gets its museum built — report on the Mecca of car museums in the Auburn area of northeastern... read more April 26, 2007 by 


 
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