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25 years of Wheels

This is a big week for us at Wheels. We've been preparing for one of our largest sections ever, to celebrate our 25th birthday.

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25 years of Wheels

We have a collection of filing cabinets next to my desk here at the Star that are a throwback to the old days — they're filled with copies of the Wheels section, dating back to the very first i

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U.S. Ford sales rose 25% in January

Ford Motor Co.'s sales in the United States rose 25 per cent in January, buoyed by a stronger economy and Toyota Motor Corp.'s decision to halt U.S. sales of eight popular models because of

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Chrysler to cut 25% of U.S. dealers

Chrysler LLC wants to eliminate roughly a quarter of its 3,200 U.S. dealerships by early next month, saying in a bankruptcy court filing today that the network is antiquated and has too many stores co

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2007 Nissan Altima 2.5 S / 3.5 S / 3.5 SE / Hybrid

The mid-size Altima was already the athlete in its peer group, and the all-new '07 is even more so. Engine performance is a point of pride with Nissan and the tweaked carryover units make best-in

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2007 VW Rabbit 2.5

How ironic that VW resurrected the perky Rabbit moniker for what is, in truth, the most mature and substantial Golf to date. Foot-flat performance is fair, but it's more satisfying to ride the to

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2007 VW New Beetle Convertible 2.5

The New Beetle Convertible continues into 2007 with one engine option, but all the cuteness that Beetle fans love. Convertible living is made easy with a semi-automatic, power-operated soft-top with r

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2007 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5

Not far off its 10th birthday, the New Beetle heads into 2007 with its leanest lineup in a long while -- one model -- and a significantly lower price. With the diesel on hiatus, the only remaining eng

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 / 2.0T / GLI

For 2007, the diesel-engined Jetta TDI goes on hiatus -- we wish it a speedy return. The rest of the lineup, which was refreshed for 2006, continues with the addition of the GLI featuring turbo power,