Bob Hall, Editor

As publicist for Pennsylvania’s Carlisle Events and award-winning host of “All About Cars” on the Talk America Radio Network, Bob Hall turned a life-long love of cars into a career. He earned a variety of journalism honors, including several first-place “Moto Awards” from the International Automotive Media Conference, and two “Golden Quill Awards” from the Washington Automotive Press Association. He served as staff writer for “MotorWeek Television” and as associate editor of Old Cars WeekIy. In early 2004, Bob Hall passed away after battling cancer.

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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. — Thinking back on it now, the PT Cruiser phenomenon seems a blur. First it was a well-received concept in 1999. Then Bob Eaton’s on-the-cheap cigar smoke and boom box “reveal” of the production “models” at NAIAS 2000, which led to a journalists’ stampede for...Read More»

2004 Land Rover Freelander
2004 Land Rover Freelander

GET CURRENT PRICING GET AN INSURANCE QUOTE WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. — Most local residents here probably have seen a Land Rover Freelander, along with Range Rovers and Discoverys. Not because this slice of “almost heaven” has great demographics, but because The Greenbrier resort is home...Read More»

2005 Ford Freestyle
Preview: 2005 Ford Freestyle

2004 Detroit Auto Show Coverage (1/4/2004) With the NAIAS introduction of its all-new Freestyle, Ford reinforces the crossover vehicle as a prime industry direction, not just this year’s niche segment. The Freestyle is also a prime ingredient in Ford’s campaign to make 2004 the “Year of the...Read More»

2004 Kia Amanti
2004 Kia Amanti

GET CURRENT PRICING GET AN INSURANCE QUOTE SAN DIEGO— Say Kia to most people and you’ll get predictable responses, something on the order of, “Korean cars like Hyundais, right?” Or “they make cheap cars for college kids and have that big warranty.” So what’s your response as a...Read More»

2005 BMW X3
2004 BMW X3

Related Articles: Spy Shots: ’05 BMW Z4 M Roadster by Hans Lehmann/Hidden Image (10/27/2003)German finesse, Detroit exposure. GET CURRENT PRICING GET AN INSURANCE QUOTE TORTILLA FLAT, Ariz. — It’s not easy to get here, especially if you’re coming from the Roosevelt Dam, some 22 miles to the...Read More»

2004 Chevrolet Malibu
2004 Chevrolet Malibu

GET CURRENT PRICING GET AN INSURANCE QUOTE Have you noticed that mid-size cars are hot? Don’t laugh; just follow the money. Despite the proliferation of trucks, SUVs and crossovers, automakers that hadn’t realized it before are discovering there are profits to be made. It’s not that General...Read More»

2004 BMW 5-Series
2004 BMW 5-Series

GET CURRENT PRICING GET AN INSURANCE QUOTE All the industry analysis in the world about BMW or any journalist’s opinion on what makes a BMW fun to drive or why its 5-Series so important to the brand was neatly trumped by a single post-dinner quote from Tom Purves. “We are one of the few brands...Read More»

2004 Chevrolet SSR
2004 Chevrolet SSR

Nashville, Ind. — Even though you travel the Bill Monroe Memorial Highway to get here, this Nashville’s reputation has little to do with “pickin’ and grinnin’.” Driving Chevy’s SSR (for Super Sport Roadster) through this artists’ colony seems appropriate, though, for while it may or...Read More»

2004 Subaru WRX STi
2004 Subaru WRX STi

The Subaru’s Impreza WRX STi is one of those cars. Looking over my notes I see all sorts of things I could write about, but two things keep coming back as I remember driving this no-nonsense, 300-horsepower rocket: instant throttle response and fabulous steering. Even the slightest touch of your...Read More»

2003 Acura MDX
2003 Acura MDX

GET CURRENT PRICING GET AN INSURANCE QUOTE EDWARDS, Colo. — American Honda Motor Co. has a problem its competition only can envy. It has three wildly successful products ¾ Honda’s Pilot SUV and Odyssey minivan and Acura’s MDX SUV ¾ built on the same platform in two plants running at maximum...Read More»

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