1999

Week of January 11, 1999
Week of January 11, 1999

THE BEST OF THE BESTTOP SELLERSTURNABOUT’S FAIR PLAYMOVING METALCLOUDY CRYSTAL BALLSCONSUMERS COULD BE THE WINNERSRIDING THE BLUE MACAWBILLIONS AND BILLIONS IMPASSE IN BRAZILDOLLARS FOR JUNKERSBMW WAVERS ON ROVER'MERGER MANIA CONTINUESNO ON CHOCOROLLA CAPS THE MARKETWHEELING WINNERS THE BEST OF...Read More»

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1999 Detroit Auto Show, Part III

JEEP, BEETLE WIN AWARDS - Announced as winner of the prestigious North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards on Monday at the 1999 North American International Auto Show in Detroit were the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Volkswagen Beetle. The Beetle edged out the Honda Odyssey minivan and Chrysler...Read More»

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1999 Detroit Auto Show, part IV

January 4 Page 2HIGH-MILEAGE HYBRID - With the introduction of its new Hybrid coupe, late this year, Honda will easily capture the high-mileage sweepstakes. The unusual design relies on a combination of powertrains under its highly aerodynamic hood, a 1.0 liter, 3-cylinder gasoline engine, and a...Read More»

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1999 Detroit Auto Show: Final Word

FUNKY, BY DESIGN — Jay Bernard, in a Madonna-blond shag haircut and tight black jeans, is directing the future of Pontiac. If you doubt it, you haven’t seen the gutsy, luminously golden-orange son of GTO that evolved from Bernard’s computer mouse and is now on display at Detroit’s auto...Read More»

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1999 Los Angeles Auto Show

HOLIDAY IN HOLLYWOOD — There was a time when the holidays meant downtime for the auto industry. Most manufacturers close their plants over the long Christmas and New Year's break. But for automotive aficionados in two of the nation's largest new-car markets, the holiday season is proving more...Read More»

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1999 Detroit Show Preview

by Ted Grozier Sunday was supposed to be a whirlwind day in Detroit, with the national and international media descending on the city like a plague of locusts. The North American International Auto Show, formerly the Detroit Auto Show, was slated to begin with a covey of concept cars and a crush of...Read More»

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1999 Detroit Auto Show, Part I

January 3 PUMPED UP POWER WAGON — Technology and styling put a new twist on the famous 1946 Dodge Power Wagon namesake. True to its rugged and powerful heritage — note the awesome 780 foot-pounds of torque on tap — the new truck shows that such strength need not carry an environmental price...Read More»

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1999 Detroit Auto Show, Part II

January 4 High-Mileage HybridWill X5 SAV BMW?SUU from MitsuReturn of the 'Goat' HIGH-MILEAGE HYBRID - With the introduction of its new Hybrid coupe, late this year, Honda will easily capture the high-mileage sweepstakes. The unusual design relies on a combination of powertrains under its highly...Read More»

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