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NAIAS, The Details

Another auto show, another humdrum Toyota press conference in the Riverside Ballroom at Cobo Hall.  This year Jim Lentz, COO of Toyota Motor Sale U.S.A.  got to do the honors giving Bob Carter some well deserved time off. The big … Continue reading

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NAIAS, The Details

They say it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.  Well, UAW head Bob King must not know somebody because just like the rest of us poor slobs, he was expected to wear a robins-egg blue wrist band to … Continue reading

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Toyota’s Prius c (almost) Under Wraps

This Toyota Prius c spent the day under wraps at the North American International Auto Show.  It isn’t scheduled to be revealed until tomorrow morning when Toyota has its official press conference. If you arrive early enough on the first … Continue reading

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North American International Auto Show 2012: The Tchotchkes

  The North American International Auto Show (a.k.a. The Detroit Auto Show) opened to the press this morning and I made my first round of the displays and press conferences. Officially, I’m here representing the Beloit Daily News and I … Continue reading

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The Lighter Side of the Detroit Auto Show

I can’t help it.  I’m getting excited about the upcoming North American International Auto Show, a.k.a. the Detroit Auto Show.  The press days begin a week from tomorrow and I have my press pass in hand, my hotel room reserved … Continue reading

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The Harder They Fall

I’ve been making my plans to attend the press days for the Detroit auto show and thought I’d review some of my photos from previous shows.  I always try to get head shots of auto execs in case I can … Continue reading

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Whither the Circus Drive-In?

  When I drove old Highway 51 up the length of Wisconsin earlier this year I made note of the numerous supper clubs along the route and decided that you could write a book about these uniquely Wisconsin restaurants along … Continue reading

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Found by the Side of the Road: Nissan Figaro

While I was in Wisconsin’s Door County last month I posted photos of three cars that I saw there which one really wouldn’t expect to find in the Badger State.  One was a 1991 Nissan Figaro and, as I have … Continue reading

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Automotive Oddities: AMC Eagle Ice Fishing Car

Ah, Wisconsin.  The Badger State, America’s Dairyland, home of the cheese head hat and a hit play about Packer fans from outer space. Wisconsin is also full of industrious, hard working people, noted for their ability to find creative solutions … Continue reading

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Automotive Oddities: Ferrari Testarossa

I was negotiating a deal on a winter beater with a dealer in Clinton, Wis., when I spotted this baby in the showroom.  Now, of course, this is no automotive oddity.  However, the fact that is was sitting in the … Continue reading

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