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Detroit’s Reclaiming Names – But Why?

Detroit’s Reclaiming Names – But Why?

by Kate McLeod Shakespeare was right when he gave Juliet the line, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet . . .” Sure, sweet smell — but would it sell? What’s in a name? Is the name of a vehicle all that important? Isn’t gas mileage far more...

March 14, 2007 by
2007 Volvo S80

Car Trivia: March 2, 2007

1. This limited-edition 1975 Chevy had a potent four-valve-per-cylinder, dual-overhead-camshaft engine. 2. Name the first U.S.-market Volvo model with front-wheel drive? When... read more March 2, 2007 by 0

Meadow Brook

Meadow Brook Gets New Managers

The Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance classic car show is steering in a different direction under its new chairman, Larry Smith, owner of a chain of "bump," or body repair... read more February 26, 2007 by 0

2009 Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman

Pullman Benz Goes to Heads of State

A new long-wheelbase S-Class Guard Pullman is being developed by Mercedes-Benz, as the German automaker continues 80 years of protecting kings, popes, and prime ministers on... read more February 23, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Mondeo

Ford–and 007–Present New Mondeo

Usually James Bond drives an Aston Martin, but may be you have seen the latest James Bond movie with 007 driving the new Ford Mondeo – the sedan version of which will bow... read more February 13, 2007 by 0

2007 Kia Rondo SX Concept

Kia Heats up the Rondo with SX

What happens when you take Kia’s new Rondo crossover vehicle and pump it up with a cold air induction system and dual catback exhaust? You come up with the new Rondo SX... read more February 8, 2007 by 0

2005 Volkswagen Golf

Euro Drive: VW's Golf TSI

In Europe there’s a big push to lower emissions and improve fuel economy, especially now that the snow has stopped falling on the Alps and winter in Paris , France is more... read more January 31, 2007 by 0

2006 Lotus APX

ZAP, Lotus Team Up for Electrics

Santa Rosa, California–based ZAP has confirmed that the firm is using Lotus’s APX (Aluminum Performance Crossover) platform, from the 2006 Geneva show, and its body... read more January 30, 2007 by 0

2006 Kia cee'd

Euro Drive: 2007 Kia cee’d

By Conor Twomey Whenever someone asks me my thoughts on buying a new Kia, I usually find it rather difficult to respond. On the one hand, it’s tough to argue with the value... read more January 29, 2007 by 0

Jaguar XK styling pack

Jaguar Adds “Styling Pack” to XK

If owning a Jaguar XK isn’t exclusive enough for you, how about adding some extra body trim to make it stand out from the crowd? The British sports car maker has launched... read more January 25, 2007 by 0

Tesla Roadster

Tesla Wants Sedan, Crossover?

Tesla Motors, the fledglingCalifornia car company that has impressed even die-hard car buffs with its experimental electric-powered roadster, also wants to build a sedan... read more January 11, 2007 by 0

2008 Ford Focus

Ford: Going Global is Dilemma

Is it possible to come up with a single product that will sell in markets around the world? For carmakers likeToyota, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen, that’s long been a way... read more January 11, 2007 by 0

2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S

2005 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish: What's New

Distinguished by its classic European sports car styling, the V12 Vanquish sports coupe comes in both a two-passenger version and a 2+2 model that includes a backseat (though... read more January 1, 2007 by 0

2007 Saturn Vue Green Line

At Witz’ End: No Free Lunch at CAFE

There are those who understand and accept the laws of physics, and those who don’t. Unfortunately, the latter group is a vast majority with no technical education or... read more December 27, 2006 by 0

2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid

Nissan Skeptical About Hybrids

Even after pulling the wraps off its first hybrid-electric vehicle at the Los Angeles auto show, Nissan remains skeptical about the market for the high-mileage technology... read more December 4, 2006 by 0

2007 Skoda Roomster Scout

Skoda Beefs Up Roomster Scout

Czech brand Skoda doesn’t have an SUV at the moment, but one is expected in due course based on the Yeti concept. However, that’s not stopped it offering buyers the... read more December 4, 2006 by 0


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