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Robert Lee "Bob" Bell, who began his career in auto sales in the 1950s and went on to own the Bob Bell Automotive Group, one of the state's largest car dealers, died Sunday of leukemia at theUniversity of Maryland Medical Center. The Ellicott City...
Tim Dooley, of Prairie Grove, tried keeping up with his wife on bike rides, but, as he put it, he "simply didn't share her enthusiasm for pedaling that long." Then, he was driving by Becky's Bikes in Crystal Lake and decided to try an electric model....
Twenty-one-year-old Taylor Dankel darts around a quick corner of the racetrack and buries the throttle. The supercharged, 650-horsepower V-8 in his father's modified 2008 Shelby Mustang GT500KR lets out a guttural roar. It's a scene that would have...
Listen to Peter Max reminisce long enough, and the painter starts to sound like the elder statesman of American pop-art itself, with his sensational tales of grabbing coffee with Paul McCartney (just last month), or shaking hands with presidents Bill...
Shelby American Inc. has long been known to turn out fire-breathing autos with powerful turbo-charged engines, but with its diminutive new “pocket rocket,” the car company has changed things up a bit. At the 2013 Detroit Auto show, Shelby...
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For Allentown, Penn State football and President Barack Obama, 2012 was a year of new beginnings. For Jerry Sandusky, certain Catholic priests in Philadelphia and leaders of the Boy Scouts of America, it was the year the past caught up with them....
If you travel to, or meet people from, places like Europe or New Zealand, you may draw blank stares by mentioning, say, Peeps. Similarly, you may be shocked to find that faraway people are ignorant of Billy Joel's song of gloom, Lee Iacocca, the source...
Carroll Shelby, the charismatic Texan who parlayed a short-lived racing career into a specialized business building high-performance, street-legal cars, died Thursday. He was 89. Shelby died at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, according to an announcement by...
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C.J. McCollum was 5-foot-6 and overweight. Not exactly what Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams and Tom Izzo are looking for in a prospect. But that's the beauty of sports in general and college basketball in particular. An athlete who doesn't fit the...
Special to the Chicago TribuneWould you like free insurance with that? If you're buying a GM car in Washington or Oregon these days, you might hear those exact words from your dealer. It's part of a new crop of aggressive incentives that also includes Hyundai's trade-in guarantee...
The "macho" form of today's Ram pickup was inspired by the revolutionary design of the 1994 Dodge Ram, which vaulted the truck to a much higher popularity and sales plateau. The old Ram look, featuring a big-rig-style front-end is a "keeper, but in...
On Jan. 9, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Hyundai Elantra and Land Rover's Range Rover Evoque were voted North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACOTY). Fifty automotive journalists reduced 17 cars and seven trucks to...
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