2003 Frankfurt Show Preview
2003 Frankfurt Show Preview

Frankfurt’s auto show is nearly a month away — media days are scheduled for Sept. 9-10, with the public opening set for Sept. 11 — but as is usual, German automakers are leading the way with advance pictures and information on their newest vehicles. This year’s Frankfurt show promises to be...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Racing Results: 6/23/03

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 6/29 Grand Prix of Europe, Nürburgring, Germany (60 Laps; 7:30 a.m. ET; SPEED) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 6/22 Dodge/Save Mart 350, Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, CA (1.949-Mi. Road Course; 110 Laps) Try as he did Jeff Gordon and the #24 DuPont Refinishes/ Hendrick...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Racing Results: 2/17/03

 FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIXNext Race: 3/9 Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne, Australia (191.118-mi. Race Distance; 58 Laps; 3.295-mi. Race Circuit; TV Coverage To Be Announced)NASCAR WINSTON CUP2/16 Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL (2.5-mi. Tri-Oval; 109 of 200 Laps;...Read More»

Safety features for Volvo's modular SPA platform
Consumer Car News: 9/9/02

GM, CHRYSLER OFFER MORE ZEROSGeneral Motors Corp. and the Chrysler Group are now offering zero-percent financing on 2003 models. “Zero percent ‘overdrive’ marketing is an easy to understand and easy to communicate message, which is essential in an intensely competitive environment,” Bill...Read More»

2000 Woodward Dream Cruise PT Cruiser precruise night
Dream Cruise: What Are We Doing?

Get all the 2002 Dream Cruise coverage here: 2002 Woodward Dream Cruise (8/16/2002) This is an enormous undertaking, this Woodward Dream Cruise, this free circus up and down Woodward Avenue between Detroit and Pontiac on a Saturday night in the middle of August. Hundreds of merchants all along the...Read More»

Dream Cruis e 2002 logo
2002 Dream Cruise Day Two

by Mark Phelan Get all the 2002 Dream Cruise coverage here: 2002 Woodward Dream Cruise (8/16/2002) With a full 24 hours to go before the Woodward Dream Cruise officially begins, metropolitan Detroit’s main north-south artery was already lined with viewing stands, corporate events, and cars...Read More»

2002 Lincoln Blackwood
California: Detroit West?

The Dodge Hemi Super8 is one of the concepts to come from what some are calling "Detroit West" -- southern California. A cold rain is falling, a stiff wind rattling the tent set up for the re-dedication of Ford Motor Co.’s ancient Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Mich. “Days like today, I wonder why...Read More»

Audi Q8 concept, 2017 Detroit auto show
2000 Paris Auto Show, Part I

Click image for larger view WE ARE THE WORLD—CAR. The first-generation Mondeo was supposed to usher in a new era of world cars for Ford Motor Co. But it never quite lived up to expectations. Now Ford’s trying again and the second-generation Mondeo is roomier, sleeker and more technically...Read More»

Woodward Dream Cruise
Woodward Dreaming: Dream Cruise 2000

Stretching from the Detroit riverfront to downtown Pontiac, Woodward Avenue is the heart of the Motor City. It divides east and west, and serves as one of Detroit’s busiest commuter and shopping corridors. But for one weekend each year, the wide stretch of tarmac becomes Motown’s Memory Lane...Read More»

Olds Bravada
2000 New York Auto Show

True, you can vanish inside some of the potholes on New York City streets, but the Big Apple isn’t the kind of place you’re likely think is big on off-roading. Well, think again, especially if you’re planning to pay a visit to the centennial New York International Auto Show. (You can get all...Read More»

Meritor sponsorship
2000 Detroit Auto Show V

A MORE PERFECT LS? Perhaps now more than ever does the Lexus flagship echo Mercedes-Benz, in both design and execution. And, as when the original LS 400 debuted more than a decade ago, the 2001 LS 430 may once again prove that the copy is better than the original. The heavily borrowed styling, for...Read More»

Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
1999 Tokyo Motor Show, Part II

HONDA FCX A full-size fuel-cell vehicle, there’s plenty of room in the FCX since its very thin fuel cells are stored beneath the floor. The short hood gives the car a dramatic cab-forward stance; inside, the FCX has delicately shaped seats and a futuristic digital dashboard. HONDA SPOCKET From...Read More»

2000 Audi TT
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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