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  1. Surplus Smith County property up for bidsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... Other vehicles on the list include a white 2000 Ford F250 extended cab pickup with 127,000 miles, a white 2009 Pontiac G6 with almost 70,000 miles, a white 2002 Chevrolet Malibu with 146,000 miles and a black Ford Crown Victoria with 143,000 miles. ...


  2. Plastics: The Tortoise and the HareRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Auto Field Guide

    GM may have gotten there first with the similarly constructed Pontiac Fiero, and upped the stakes with its APV minivans, but BMW's Z1 sports car was the signal that plastic body panels would be the rule, not the exception in a plastics future that never fully arrived. Jeff Sternberg, DuPont's Global Automotive Technology Director, is confident that plastics use will grow in the auto industry, even though metals seem to have the attention of the industry right now.


  3. Best used cars for under 10 grandRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    ... For small cars: * 2008 Mazda3 is fuel-efficient, fun to drive, and unlikely to wind up in the shop. * 2005-2008 Pontiac Vibe is a roomy yet compact hatchback that's reliable. * 2007-2009 Volkswagen Rabbit gives you a sporty European driving ...


  4. Matt Avery Pontiac is too perfect to part withRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    While walking out of New Trier High School one spring day, Ira Kessler laid eyes on "the most beautiful thing I'd ever seen in my life." It was 1971 and Kessler, a high school junior at the time, caught sight of a new Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.


  5. 2014 Corvette Stingray Beats Arctic Blast of Old Man WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Corvettes

    ... a history of colorful characters (David E. Davis and Brock Yates spring to mind) and outrageous comparison articles (Pontiac GTO vs. Ferrari GTO and the GMC Syclone vs. Ferrari 348ts, to mention just two). They never seem to pass up a chance to tip ...


  6. AJ's Car of the Day '64 Pontiac GTO 2 door HardtopRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | WPLR

    Pontiac GTO was an option package for the Tempest model, available for the two-door coupe, hardtop, and convertible body styles. It was the brainchild of Pontiac engine specialist / engineer Russell Gee, chassis engineer Bill Collins, and Pontiac chief engineer John DeLorean.


  7. Seiko SilverWave 697990 ExplainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Fratellowatches.com

    ... watches soon enough (!!), some of the earliest, and arguably the most famous, examples were Ford's 1964 Mustang and Pontiac's GTO. Both of these cars were really not much more than sedan or coupe chassis with bigger engines and some modifications to ...


  8. My hit-and-miss experiences with parts carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Parts car availability seems to be shuffling toward the realm of dinosaurs, VCR repairmen, desktop computers and hula-hoops thanks mostly to the fact that with collector car prices being what they are, every candidate is now viewed as restorable. Some parts cars may be good enough to save; others, however, may require the replacement of 97% of their sheet-metal to be reborn.


  9. Hyper-Luxury Cars Are Now Selling Faster Than Normal OnesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bloomberg

    ... the median U.S. consumer with net worth of $45,000 swinging by the used car lot and dropping $1,350 on a well-worn Pontiac Aztek. If a car executive widens the target market to those worth at least $10 million, the population of possible customers ...


  10. Hemmings Find of the Day - 1962 Pontiac Bonneville VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    For what purposes Aunt Edith used this 1962 Pontiac Bonneville Vista four-door hardtop for sale on Hemmings.com, the seller doesn't mention, but she sure kept a clean and well-maintained car, one that hasn't needed much in her time with it or in her family's time after her. It seems to run and drive just fine, and it looks like just a thorough detailing would take this Bonneville back to showroom appearance.


  11. Could taxes go up on gas in Tennenssee?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    A classic 1969 Pontiac GTO gets about 9 miles per gallon. A 2006 GTO gets an average of 18 miles per gallon.


  12. Trans-Am driver found dead in submerged carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Orange County Troopers arrived, they found skid marks on the road leading into the water. A dive team located a 1996 Pontiac Trans-Am. The car was pulled out of the water. Troopers speculate that Huffman was traveling at a high rate of speed and ...


  13. Polaris Slingshot Three-Wheeler Driven: Neither Fish nor Fowl-Only FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Car and Driver

    ... a long hood that conceals a longitudinally mounted GM Ecotec 2.4-liter four-cylinder. A familiar piece from the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky , here it makes 173 horsepower and 166 pound-feet of torque. From the front seats forward, it's kind of ...


  14. Racing legend joins car collectors in St. CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Daily Herald

    Volunteers from three local car clubs worked together Sunday to bring the 24th annual Buick, Olds, Pontiac, Cadillac Swap Meet and Car Corral to the Kane County Fairgrounds. The sold-out event in St. Charles attracted more than 80 vendors selling everything from motor mounts and fenders to complete cars and collectibles for General Motors fans.


  15. Why Most Used Cars Should Be Sold As-IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Jalopnik

    Last Friday I sold a 15 year old Pontiac Grand Am for all of $2000. Yesterday I got a call back from the new owner.


  16. Louisville readies for second major snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... or to check on family members. At least 15 people took him up on his offer,and Fenoglio drove them around in his Pontiac Grand Prix. "I'd see people stuck -- I'd go push their car out," said Fenoglio, who was honored for his work Friday by Mayor ...


  17. Apple should eye list of auto industry failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | USA Today

    ... the go-go '70s. Good looks. A promising career at GM where he had made a name for himself with muscle cars like the Pontiac GTO. And unlimited ambition. This last trait got the better of him. In 1976, DeLorean decided the world needed a space-age ...


  18. AJ's Car of the Day '72 Pontiac GTO 2-Door Post CoupeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WPLR

    By 1972, Pontiac's GTO went from a separate model line to a $353.88 option package for both the Le Mans and Le Mans Sport coupes. On the base Le Mans line, the GTO package could be had with either the low-priced pillared coupe or hardtop coupe.


  19. Pontiac Bursts Into Flames After Driver Dares To Try And Move ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Jalopnik

    What appears to be a Pontiac G6 became completely engulfed in flames after the driver simply tried to move it off of its ice patch in Brooklyn today. Via the local Ditmas Park Corner : After being awoken by the sound of tires spinning, [witness] Vita said she saw the driver attempting to move from a patch of ice for about 20 minutes, after which she said the vehicle burst into flames.


  20. 2015 track profile: Mazda Raceway Laguna SecaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Examiner.com

    Formerly known as Laguna Seca Raceway, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was built in 1957 in Monterey County, California, and had seen some great racing throughout its 50-plus year history from IMSA GT, GRAND-AM, Trans-Am, Champ Car, MotoGP and the American Le Mans Series among others. In 2015, the 2.238-mile, 11-turn road course will host six major events.