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Massachusetts Bill to Tax “Gas Guzzlers”

Massachusetts Bill to Tax “Gas Guzzlers”

Paying for your car, and part of THEIRS!

In a misguided attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, legislation (H.B. 253) was approved by the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture to establish a progressive purchase surcharge for some new motor vehicles based on state calculations of carbon emissions.... more

GENERAL

Andy Bolig - July 23, 2012 02:31 PM - Comments

Red Tail Mustang

Red Tail Mustang

Ford Creates Special Car for EAA Charity

The engineering and design teams at Ford Motor Company have produced a truly unique “Red Tails” edition 2013 Ford Mustang GT. This car will be sold at the Gathering of Eagles charity auction July 26 during the Experimental Aircraft Association... more

MUSTANG

Larry Jewett - July 23, 2012 01:57 PM - Comments

Baird Acquires Eckler's

Baird Acquires Eckler's

Restoration Business to Remain Strong Player

Baird Capital Partners (BCP), the U.S.-based buyout fund of Baird Private Equity, announced the acquisition of Eckler’s, the premier multi-channel, direct-to-consumer marketer of restoration parts and accessories for classic and enthusiast vehicles... more

CLASSICS

Larry Jewett - July 20, 2012 11:42 AM - Comments

Students Helping Students

Students Helping Students

Charity Car Show Planned

The students and faculty at WyoTech-Long Beach will be hosting the 18th Annual People’s Choice car show on Sunday, July 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., presented by the SouthBay Mustang Owners Club. Benefitting WyoTech’s “Students Helping... more

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Larry Jewett - July 20, 2012 11:13 AM - Comments

Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Action Movie debuts August 24

Hit and Run is an homage to Steve McQueen, mixing retro car chases, eclectic dialogue and complex relationships, at the heart of which is a love story between Charlie (Dax Shepard) and Annie (Kristin Bell). Shepard directed the movie and wrote the script... more

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Larry Jewett - July 19, 2012 12:41 PM - Comments

Honoring Blackie

Honoring Blackie

November Roast in Fresno

Blackie Gejeian, promoter par excellence and Fresno hot rod kingpin, is getting roasted. The gala event, billed as The Celebrity Roast of Blackie Gejeian and salute to Fresno Motorsports Heroes takes place Saturday, November 3rd at THE GRAND – the... more

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Larry Jewett - July 19, 2012 12:39 PM - Comments

Shop Talk

Shop Talk

Cars may change, but enthusiasm remains

Isn’t it ironic? As I jaunt to and fro all over this great country attending events, I couldn’t resist thinking about the varied types of cars and enthusiasts that are represented on any given weekend.... more

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Andy Bolig - July 19, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

The Downside

The Downside

Hazards of This Business

Being an editor of a monthly magazine does not qualify someone for hazardous duty pay, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t hazards in this job. The biggest one is being irrelevant.... more

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Larry Jewett - July 19, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Sign Contest

Sign Contest

Win Prizes for Wacky Signs

Paying attention while driving has its rewards, like helping to avoid a crash or not getting lost. Now, the payoff for paying attention could include a set of new tires or a digital camera. These are prizes in the “Wild, Weird and Wacky Signs”... more

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Larry Jewett - July 18, 2012 09:33 AM - Comments

Top Eliminator

Top Eliminator

New Jersey Man Wins Honor

Rich Gengo of Piscataway, New Jersey, was named the third of four 2012 Mopar® “Top Eliminator” winners for his 1951 Dodge pickup truck at the Carlisle Chrysler Nationals in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Gengo was recognized in the Dodge Showcase... more

MOPAR

Larry Jewett - July 18, 2012 09:11 AM - Comments