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Motorsports Commentary - The Amazingly Angry Smurf Helmet: Episode 10

Motorsports Commentary - The Amazingly Angry Smurf Helmet: Episode 10

<b>by Rick Carlton - Senior Motorsports Editor</b> <p> Ah yes, the wages of instant Karma. In a era where the current President of the United States wants us to believe that his pissing on our leg is really nothing more than a hard rain, even Danica Patrick has gotten into the act. <p> Granted, I ain't a fan of this wo ... Continue reading

Historics - Derek Bell And Bentley Inspired By 'Mission Motorsport' Team At Le Mans Classic

Historics - Derek Bell And Bentley Inspired By 'Mission Motorsport' Team At Le Mans Classic

Bentley's brand ambassador and five time Le Mans winner, Derek Bell MBE, returned to the iconic French race circuit last weekend to spearhead a unique motorsport challenge. ... Continue reading

Sanctioning Body News - NASCAR And Google Confirm April Fools Day Joke

Sanctioning Body News - NASCAR And Google Confirm April Fools Day Joke

DAYTONA BEACH, April 1, 2012: NASCAR and Google today confirmed what many expected throughout the morning – the two companies working together to bring autonomous vehicle technology to NASCAR race cars was Google’s very popular, annual April Fools’ Day joke. The collaboration highlights an evolving relat ... Continue reading

Harley-Davidson Presents Six New Models for 2006

Harley-Davidson Presents Six New Models for 2006

New Frame and 6-Speed Cruise Drive Transmission for All-New Dyna Platform MILWAUKEE, July 23 -- Six new models and a host of styling and engineering updates highlight a diverse line of American V-Twin motorcycles from Harley-Davidson for 2006. Leading the way is the Dyna family of performance custom motorcycles, which ... Continue reading

Toyota Reveals New Safety Features

Toyota Reveals New Safety Features

June 10, 2005 Toyota Develops New Vehicle Safety Technologies Tokyo &#8212; TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that, to help promote the development of safe vehicles, it has added an active steering function to its VDIM (Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management) vehicle control system and developed a two-cham ... Continue reading

Visionary Vehicles: First Pictures Chery Cars and Factory, Wuhu, China

Visionary Vehicles: First Pictures Chery Cars and Factory, Wuhu, China

In order to better explain why we are showing pictures of a Chery Car, we are taking the liberty to republish a story that appeared on The Auto Channel during ther Detroit Auto Show<p> Tuesday January 13, 2005 Bricklin's First Detroit 2005 Interview Editors Note: Last Sunday morning in Detroit's Cobo Hall, The Auto Cha ... Continue reading

Detroit Auto Dealers Association Donates $50,000 to Tsunami Relief Efforts

Detroit Auto Dealers Association Donates $50,000 to Tsunami Relief Efforts

TROY, Mich., Jan. 27 -- In response to the devastation caused by the Dec. 26 South Asian tsunamis, the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) today made a $50,000 donation to the Salvation Army tsunami relief efforts through Detroit-based NBC affiliate WDIV-Local 4 and its "A Gift for Galle" donation campaign. "In fac ... Continue reading

Chrysler Group's 'Suits, Cars and Seminars' Event Nets Hundreds of Suits for Local Charity

Chrysler Group's 'Suits, Cars and Seminars' Event Nets Hundreds of Suits for Local Charity

* Metro Detroiters supported Chrysler Group's Women's Forum event by donating 1,110 articles of clothing to benefit Jackets for Jobs Inc. in exchange for free auto show admission * DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund also provided $25,000 grant to organization * Jackets for Jobs' clients received makeovers from Beauty Fir ... Continue reading

2005 North American International Auto Show Final Weekend Packed With Entertainment & Attractions

2005 North American International Auto Show Final Weekend Packed With Entertainment & Attractions

Celebrity Appearances Scheduled for Rappers, Rev. Joseph "Run" Simmons of Run D.M.C. and Coolio DETROIT, Jan. 21 -- The 2005 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will wrap up another exciting year with a weekend of family- friendly entertainment, celebrity appearances and attractions, Saturday, Jan. 22 and Su ... Continue reading

Yazaki Supplies Wiring for Ford's Mercury Meta One Vehicle Showcased at the 2005 North American International Auto Show

Yazaki Supplies Wiring for Ford's Mercury Meta One Vehicle Showcased at the 2005 North American International Auto Show

CANTON, Mich., Jan. 21 -- Yazaki Corporation (Yazaki), a leading supplier of vehicle power and data solutions to the automotive industry, is supplying several components to Ford Motor Company's Scientific Research Vehicle (SRV) project. The components include two high-voltage electrical distribution systems using high- ... Continue reading

North American International Auto Show Downtown Parking Update

North American International Auto Show Downtown Parking Update

WHO: Attendees to Public Days of the 2005 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at COBO Conference/Exhibition Center are advised to check their local media for parking and traffic updates before heading downtown or go to the NAIAS Web site (http://www.naias.com/ ) for a complete parking map of garages availabl ... Continue reading

Solutia Automotive Reports Record Number of Concept and Production Vehicles with Its Interlayers at 2005 NAIAS

Solutia Automotive Reports Record Number of Concept and Production Vehicles with Its Interlayers at 2005 NAIAS

TROY, Mich., Jan. 20 -- According to Solutia Automotive, the use of laminated automotive glass is on the rise for both concept and production vehicles, and no place is that more evident than the 2005 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), which concludes Sunday, Jan. 23, in Detroit. The glass used in the side, ... Continue reading

The 2005 North American International Auto Show Presents Poster Contest Winning Entries

The 2005 North American International Auto Show Presents Poster Contest Winning Entries

DETROIT, Jan. 20 -- The 2005 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) shines a spotlight on creativity and artistry - not only in the form of fabulous automobiles, but in the winning entries of the annual NAIAS High School Poster Contest, currently on display at COBO Center. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/ ... Continue reading

2005 North American International Auto Show Holiday Weekend Yields Strong Attendance

2005 North American International Auto Show Holiday Weekend Yields Strong Attendance

DETROIT, Jan. 19 -- The 2005 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) reported today that 303,447 people attended the past holiday weekend, including Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 17, which was the highest attended Monday in the show's history with 93,115 visitors. Public Days for NAIAS 2005 will conti ... Continue reading

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