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GENEVA - More than a year ago, Volvo Car Corp. gave women employees a special project: Design the car they would like to drive.
December 12, 2004
What's billed as America's biggest car show is wrapping in Chicago today. Boy, American concept cars sure aren't what they used to be.
When it comes to being environmentally friendly, Barry McCulley, 56, and his wife Kathy, 46, practice what they preach.
September 23, 2004
In Barrett-Jackson’s auction staging area Saturday, rocker Sammy Hagar was getting more attention than the 1967 Shelby GT500 fastback he was hawking.
In Barrett-Jackson’s auction staging area Saturday, rocker Sammy Hagar was getting more attention than the 1967 Shelby GT500 fastback he was hawking. Dozens swarmed the Van Halen frontman hoping for a photo or an autograph.
Looking into the distance, designer Genevieve Gorder gazes upon the first car she has owed in a decade: a fully loaded BMW X3. While the perky sport-ute has much to do with her new weekend digs in upstate New York, she’s anything but snobby about her ride, afforded by her association with the hit shows Town Haul and Trading Spaces on The Learning Channel (TLC).
Barrett-Jackson shattered an auction record Saturday when auto industry icon Carroll Shelby’s personal vehicle, the 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 “Super Snake,” sold for $5.5 million.
A CONCEPT FOR TOUGH TIMES: Wesley Hukriede says of his auction house and flea market in Mesa: “It’s just a concept I think is really going to work right now during the tough times of the economy.”
NEW CONCEPT: Tui Wilshinski, inside car, tests out an electric-powered vehicle Tuesday.
SHINY RED: Brian Rose, a Barrett-Jackson employee, puts the finishing touches on a 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV convertible concept car Tuesday afternoon at WestWorld in Scottsdale in preparation for the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, which sta
YAVNE, ISRAEL - Rafi Yoeli has an unconventional solution to saving people from burning high-rises or rescuing soldiers trapped behind enemy lines: a flying car. Yoeli already has gotten a rudimentary vehicle off the ground — about 3 feet — and hopes to see a marketable version of his X-Hawk flying car by 2010.
We're in a car with John Lasseter, and the filmmaker is in a professorial mood. During an hourlong commute from his home in Glen Ellen, Calif., to Pixar's campus in Emeryville, we learn at least a little about the first years of the studio, Formula One racing, the Graf Zeppelin dirigible, Brad Bird's genius and the history of computer animation.
The defunct Big Two Toyota dealership at Broadway and Alma School roads in Mesa is quickly being transformed into an indoor-outdoor auction house and flea market.
The words “luxury” and “gourmet” aren’t normally attached to a gas station and car wash. But a Detroit family that has relocated to the Valley is attempting to blend the two concepts in a new auto service business under construction in north Scottsdale.
An unusual transportation service that provides rides for tipsy motorists and their vehicles — Desi The Designated Driver — is gaining popularity, especially during weekends and holidays.
An enterprise that connects potential customers with selected auto repair shops in the East Valley is under way.
If it sometimes seems like no one is driving that car in front of you weaving in and out of traffic, you could soon be right.
It’s nothing new, but here’s proof that it’s probably genetic.
Renowned artists Elli and John Milan hosted a unique art and car show in August at their home studio in Queen Creek, where artists and crafters from the area were also invited to show their works.
More people showed up at Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction this year than last, but they kept their purse strings cinched tighter.
A company plans to launch a used-car showroom later this year along the Scottsdale Motor Mile, an area that has seen the loss of multiple traditional dealerships that have either closed or moved elsewhere.
September 13, 2004
Automobile dealers along Scottsdale’s "Motor Mile" are banding together to create a special taxing district as part of an effort to improve marketing of the area.