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Jonathan Browning before the Economic Club of Chicago

VW's Browning: America's The Toughest Market Of All

Volkswagen of America's Jonathan Browning addressed this year's Chicago Auto Show with a challenge to himself: turning VW into one of America's truly mainstream brands. Two days earlier a forceful VW Super Bowl ad had caused a galactic stir, before its new Passat is even close to showrooms... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Camaro convertible, at 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Photo Gallery: 2011 Chevrolet Camaro

Here's a peek at the Camaros that Chevrolet had on display on the floor at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. There weren't many Camaros on display--two convertibles and a... read more November 17, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: The Final Day

Saturday was the final day of the Fireball Run, and it was also the last time we'd have to face down a track event--this time at Cordova Dragway Park in Cordova, Illinois... read more October 3, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: Day Two Of The Action

Things were a bit more settled today, as I felt a little more comfortable with the rhythm of the road at the Fireball Run. As on the day before, I took the while to start the... read more October 1, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: My First Taste Of The Action

Today, I got my first official taste of Fireball Run. I spent the morning behind the wheel of Team High Gear Media's 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS, before switching seats and... read more September 30, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: My First Day

I haven't yet driven the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS that Team High Gear Media is piloting in the Fireball Run, but I did get a chance to observe the festivies while getting... read more September 29, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: The Author Dives In

I just arrived in Topeka, Kansas, to join Team High Gear Media in the Fireball Run. Today, I will mostly serve as an obsever, but tomorrow the adventure begins in earnest for... read more September 29, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: Recapping Days Three And Four

Our guys are still moving their way eastward across the country as they participate in the Fireball Run, and here's a quick peek at what happened on days three and four of... read more September 27, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: A Recap Of The First Few Days

The Fireball Run has begun, and our guys in the Camaro have already had track experience, stumbled across a prototype Mercedes being tested, and spent a lot of time searching... read more September 25, 2010 by 


 
2010 Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni

Fireball Run: I'm Going To Race Valentino Balboni

Valentino Balboni. Lamborghini's test driver of the last 40 years, the now-retired Balboni has a special-edition Gallardo made in his honor. He'll be driving one in the... read more September 22, 2010 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: The Competitors

In case you haven't heard, High Gear Media is competing in the 2010 Fireball Run. Our team of editors will take on the challenges, tracks, and missions to try to win the... read more September 22, 2010 by 


 
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Fireball Run: The Route

Over the eight days from September 24-October 2, Team High Gear Media will be driving a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS, all but living out of it as we compete our way across the... read more September 14, 2010 by 


 
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Fireball Run: The Rules

The rules of Fireball Run are, on their face, pretty simple. Two people per team minimum, four maximum. The car that runs the rally must actually run the rally--no trailering... read more September 14, 2010 by 


 
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Fireball Run: What Is It?

The Fireball Run might sound like one of the gonzo cross-country outlaw runs like the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash (better known as the Cannon... read more September 14, 2010 by 


 
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High Gear Media Does The Fireball Run

Seventy-five teams, 3,500 miles, 8 days, with track events, missions, and one common goal: to help find missing kids. The Fireball Run kicks off September 23 and runs through... read more September 14, 2010 by 


 
2011 Kia Optima at Road Atlanta

2011 Kia Optima Quick Drive

We just got back from driving the 2011 Kia Optima at Road Atlanta, and unfortunately, we don't have much to report. Why? Because we only got a handful of very reduced-pace... read more September 1, 2010 by 


 
 

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