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  • In 2009, Volvo isn?t stopping its car that stops itself from being showcased around the country. The Volvo XC60 with standard City Safety is going on the nationwide From Sweden with Lov Experiential Tour, stopping in more than 85 cities.
  • In the center of the San Fernando Valley—just north of Universal City and Los Angeles and right next to the infamous San Diego/405 Freeway—is Galpin Ford, a family-owned and operated dealership since 1946. Galpin has been named Ford Motor C
  • Chery Automotive Company says it will release five new models next year including a hybrid. The new models include a sedan and four hatchbacks.
  • Volkswagen of America, Inc. highlighted clean diesel performance and vehicle personalization with three new concepts on display at the 2007 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show.
  • Like all kids, Greg Grams likes to wake up, get dressed, and go play with his toys. Grams has lots of toys—probably numbering in the tens of thousands. He has hundreds of cars, lots of soldier things, and even antique dolls. No, Greg Grams isn't
  • I love the American entrepreneurial spirit. It's what created the aftermarket in the first place and it's what will keep the aftermarket strong. That and the incompetence of the OEMs. America once ruled the automotive market—until the MBAs, bean
  • In the October and November 2007 issues of Styling & Performance magazine, we covered in depth the lucrative early- and late-model Camaro restoration and performance parts sales and service aftermarket and how they relate to your busines
  • They are called homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) engines and they combine the advantages of a traditional gasoline engine that uses the spark ignition process pioneered by August Otto and the compression ignition process developed by Ru
  • When ROUSH Performance unveiled the 427R Trak Pak Mustang last summer, it was universally heralded by media and consumers alike for the incredible handling and stopping ability. Now, those same components are available to install on any 2005-2008 For
  • Economic headwinds, including rising gas prices, interest rates, and the housing market collapse, have all played a large role in declining light-truck sales across the board in 2007. According to Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) researc
  • American Honda Motor Co., Inc., delivered its second FCX Clarity to Jamie Lee Curtis on July 31. Curtis and husband Christopher Guest are the second of approximately 200 customers who will begin leasing the vehicle in the United States and Japan over
  • To help vehicle manufacturers in their pursuit to improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) offers insight on the benefits of steel.
  • AltCar Expo 2008 is expected to include one of the nation's largest displays of alternative fuel vehicles and feature the first production Tesla Roadster.
  • Ford Motor Company reports that it will invest $75 million in Michigan Truck Plant's body shop to prepare for small-vehicle production. The plant will begin converting its body shop in November when the tooling and equipment specific to the Ford Expe
  • Motor Age: Have the longer warranties now offered by most automakers affected your maintenance and repair business?
  • New 2009 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan models equipped with a 4.0-liter six-cylinder engine now deliver EPA fuel efficiency in the city of 17 mpg and 25 mpg on the highway, a label unbeaten among minivans, according to the autom
  • HUGHES Telematics is opening its newest office in Tokyo. A presence in Japan allows HUGHES Telematics to be immediately accessible to Japanese automobile manufacturers in support of their telematics planning and execution activities.
  • Bridgestone?s Dueler tire is the exclusive standard equipment fitment on Nissan?s 2009 Infiniti FX.
  • Motor Age: Do you do anything to promote preventive winter maintenance? If so, what do you do?
  • Growth in the world natural gas vehicles (NGVs) market stems from rising concern for the environment, public health, sky rocketing fossil fuel prices and the need to attain national self-sufficiency in meeting energy requirements, according to a new