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  • New Camaros tear down runway to help U-2 spy planes land

    New Camaros tear down runway to help U-2 spy planes land
    The Air Force is in the midst of swapping out the fleet of high-speed sport cars that chase down its sinister-looking black spy planes at breakneck speeds. For more than 50 years, the chase cars have been critical to the high-flying U-2’s mission....
  • GM issues recall of 40K vehicles, fuel pump could spark fire

    GM issues recall of 40K vehicles, fuel pump could spark fire
    Recall notices are being sent to 40,000 GM owners.  The company says a faulty fuel pump could spark a fire in thousands of cars and SUVs. The recalled models include the 2007-2009 Chevy Cobalt, the 2007 Chevy Equinox, the 2007-2009 Pontiac G5 and the...
  • From worry-free to problem-plagued, the best and worst used cars

    From worry-free to problem-plagued, the best and worst used cars
    You've been here before. The old ride needs to be put out of its misery and the budget for a new car is pathetically small. So what used cars, trucks and SUVs can you trust, and which should be avoided at all costs? Consumer Reports thinks it has the...
  • Hansen: Nostaglia, freedom meet behind the wheel

    Hansen: Nostaglia, freedom meet behind the wheel
    Some say it's a guy thing. Others say it's nostalgia. Still others say it's because of what took place in the back seat. Classic cars. We long for them in embarrassing ways. If we have one, we baby it — more than our kids. Most people have...
  • Chevrolet to debut 415-horsepower SS sedan ahead of Daytona 500

    Chevrolet to debut 415-horsepower SS sedan ahead of Daytona 500
    The Pontiac G8 is dead. Long live the Chevrolet SS. Chevrolet is set to reveal the 415-horsepower V-8 sedan at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, one day before the NASCAR version of the car is scheduled to begin qualifying for the Daytona...
  • Illinois towns on Route 66 vie for foreign tourists

    Illinois towns on Route 66 vie for foreign tourists
    PONTIAC, Ill. — The honeymooners from Spain spoke limited English, but that didn't stop Mayor Bob Russell from giving them a hearty welcome to his community. "How long have you been here?" Russell asked, posing for a snapshot with the newlyweds...
  • Ghost in the machine: Plexiglass Pontiac sedan was cutting edge in 1939, and still pretty cool today

    Ghost in the machine: Plexiglass Pontiac sedan was cutting edge in 1939, and still pretty cool today
    Mention concept cars to most people and they think of Buck Rogers' dream machines, like the 1951 Buick Le Sabre, with its rocket nose, fins and huge globs of chrome. Perhaps the most interesting of these cars are two Pontiacs bodied in clear Plexiglass...
  • Carmakers can get creative, not always successfully

    Carmakers can get creative, not always successfully
    Throughout their history, automakers have tried to fill holes in their lineups or expand into new territory. Some models they designed and built themselves. Some, from other manufacturers, were imported and sold by established U.S. automakers. In the...
  • Robert McClintock's shrink-wrapped Mini hits Artscape roadblock

    Robert McClintock's shrink-wrapped Mini hits Artscape roadblock
    It's hard to miss the Mini Cooper plastered with Robert McClintock's colorful images of Baltimore. Unless you're at Artscape's art car exhibit. The car might sound like a natural for this weekend's automotive-artistic display. Which is why McClintock,...
  • Does What You Drive Affect How You Drive?

     
    When you think of the people who speed, turn without signaling, roll through stops or weave through traffic, what are they typically driving? If a Mercedes, Pontiac or Scion popped into your thought bubble, you now have data to back......
  • 2011 Dodge Charger: First Drive

     
    The Dodge Charger is the eccentric uncle among large family sedans. It's a rear-wheel-drive muscle car with an available Hemi V-8 engine, and the changes it gets for 2011 don't change that. In some ways, they accentuate its personality. The......