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Mechanic’s Tale: You Want It When?

Mechanic’s Tale: You Want It When?

Mechanic's Tale: VW Need More Healing by Douglas Flint (11/7/2005)Sir, have you no decency? More Mechanic's Tales from Doug Flint Ahhh. There’s always something particularly vivid about the memory of “the first time,” no matter how awkward or unsatisfying it was. I was sixteen when I had my...

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Faceoff: Volvo V70R vs. Audi S4 Avant

It’s long been known that the fastest vehicles on the highway are rental cars, but lately I’ve been noticing a lot of minivans filling up my rearview mirrors as well... read more November 26, 2005 by 0


 
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Mechanic’s Tale: What Real Men Drive

Mechanic’s Tale: VW Need More Healing by Douglas Flint (11/7/2005)Sir, have you no decency? More Mechanic's Tales from Doug Flint If you believe real men are driving... read more November 20, 2005 by 0


 
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World Report: Nov. 21, 2005

GM Daewoo Helping GM Develop Fuel Cells GM Daewoo is accelerating its bid to develop hydrogen-powered vehicles in cooperation with General Motors. In the South Korean city... read more November 20, 2005 by 0


 
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Saab 9-5 Gets Botox for 2006

Saab 9-5 Gets Botox for 2006 The aging Saab 9-5 receives a tighter front end and more horsepower for the 2006 model year, and a reduction in price as well. The revamped front... read more November 7, 2005 by 0


 
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Memory Lane: 1976 Trans Am

Memory Lane: VW Beetle, 1938-1979 by Eric Peters (10/10/2005) The original People’s Car, in unalloyed glory.  The American Bicentennial was a great year for the country... read more November 5, 2005 by 0


 
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Mechanic’s Tale: VW Need More Healing

Letters to the Editor: September 2005 by TCC Team (9/19/2005)VW heals itself, we spar politically with our forebears, and someone wants more than we can deliver. Mechanic’s... read more November 5, 2005 by 0


 
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Oct. Sales Down for GM, Ford, Nissan

Oct. Sales Down for GM, Ford, Nissan Sales of new cars and trucks slowed dramatically in October. Both General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. posted sales declines of more... read more October 31, 2005 by 0


 
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GM Promising Hybrids for China

Ford's Hybrid Chief Resigns The exodus at Ford Motor Co. continues, this time claiming the high-profile director of the automaker's rapidly expanding hybrid-electric vehicle... read more October 30, 2005 by 0


 
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Volvo Drops Hot Rod On SEMA

Volvo Drops Hot Rod On SEMA Volvo engineers are going SEMA crazy: witness the T6 hot rod coming to the SEMA show this week. The hand-built Prowler-alike gets its twin-turbo... read more October 30, 2005 by 0


 
2007 GMC Sierra 2500HD 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE1 Front Exterior View

SEC Increases Scrutiny in Detroit

  Gas Prices Take Welcome Fall by Joseph Szczesny (10/30/2005) A sharp downturn in pump prices might last the winter. GM Planning Lots More Crossovers by Joseph Szczesny... read more October 30, 2005 by 0


 
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Cargirl: Steppin’ Out in Style

Cargirl: Gas Pains Hit Home by Carol Traeger (10/10/2005) Are we being driven to distraction? More from the keys of Carol Traeger With so many natural disasters occurring... read more October 23, 2005 by 0


 
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Yoostabees: Auto Test Tracks

Today, there must be a couple of dozen full-scale automotive proving grounds, more familiarly known as test tracks, in the U. S. The larger-volume producers have more than... read more October 17, 2005 by 0


 
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October Sales in Deep Freeze

October Sales in Deep Freeze Sales of new cars and trucks have dropped substantially across the board during the first part of October as carmakers reduced incentives for the... read more October 17, 2005 by 0


 
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Martens Quits Ford

Martens Quits Ford Old rivalries apparently die hard at Ford MotorCo. Ford confirmed Monday that two key executive are quitting. Both Phil Martens, who had played a prominent... read more October 10, 2005 by 0


 
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Memory Lane: VW Beetle, 1938-1979

Classics: Letter from Mexico City by Mike Davis (2/28/2005) It’s not just more of the same, as far as cars are concerned. Iconology: Volkswagen Beetle by Mike Davis... read more October 9, 2005 by 0


 

 
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