Friday, February 26, 2010

News You Can Use

Spyker Cars finalizes purchase of Saab Automobile from GM
General Motors and Spyker Cars NV today announced that they have finalized the deal for Spyker to purchase Saab Automobile AB. More...
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Toyota recall issues put automaker in a global fix
Opinions are all over the map as the international automotive sector - including suppliers and repairers - contemplates the ramifications of Toyota's troubles. More...
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Slide Show: 1957 Volvo Sport  The Sport, also known as the P1900, is a sleek two-seat convertible with a fiberglass body.
Slide Show: 2010 Acura ZDX  The new Acura ZDX crossover was intended to be a sort of urban escape pod.
Electronics companies think they can make in-car television work with new broadcasts that are designed specifically for viewers on the move.
Rust in Peace
The Aston Martin Lagonda, which was built from 1978 to 1989, was supposed to be a showcase of new technology, but it turned out to be a major disappointment.
New Car Research Guide
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

A collection of 36 Corvettes

EVICTED Peter Max's Corvettes in the Brooklyn garage.

'Vette Set: An Artist's Dream Collection Relocates

A collection of 36 Corvettes, once the prize in a nationwide contest and now owned by the artist Peter Max, has gathered dust for 20 years.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

NY Times Slide Shows

Audio Slide Show: Mr. Fixer-Upper

Restoring a classic car to compete at the concours level requires more than money, David Clelland says.

Slide Show: 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

With its Lotus-derived wishbone suspension and low center of gravity, the Roadster Sport hugs the road like a go-kart.

Slide Show: Unearthing a Plymouth

A car buried as a time capsule in 1957 in Oklahoma is being treated for rust in New Jersey.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

New York Times Auto Blog

British Motor Industry's Setting Sons

The British auto industry has managed to survive, through being acquired by foreign entities, but there are fewer Brits minding the store.

Leno Remakes a Legendary Car Movie

Jay Leno produced an American version of Claude Lelouche's "C'etait un Rendezvous," driving a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG through a circuit around Los Angeles.

F1 Testing and Season Begin in Spain

Formula One winter testing began outside Valencia, Spain, where Michael Schumacher made his first official laps since his retirement from racing.

Hummer Sale Is Delayed

The deal to sell Hummer to a Chinese company has been pushed back a month.

Bus Museum Honors Negro League Baseball Teams

The Museum of Bus Transportation in Hershey, Pa., is celebrating Black History Month with an exhibition devoted to the Negro Baseball League.

How Are You Responding to the Toyota Recalls?

Have you suspended use of your Toyota? Have you tried to contact the company? Consider this a forum for Toyota owners to share their personal experiences.

First-Gen Tesla Roadster's Days Are Apparently Numbered

In its Securities and Exchange Commission filing for initial public offering, Tesla Motors states that it will end production of the first generation Roadster after 2011.