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    Google Maps gets down with the Woodward Dream Cruise

    You have to drive something really special to stand out from the crowd at the Woodward Dream Cruise – something like a Google Street View Chevrolet Cobalt. When we spotted the Street View crew at last summer's cruise, we wondered if any shots of the vintage metal rolling around Detroit ...

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    Woodward 2009: License plates - They're the original Twitter!

    Woodward license plates - Click above for high-res image gallery
    These days, Twitter is all the rage as a means for the digitally inclined to communicate their thoughts in bursts of 140 characters or less. However, that 140 character limit is positively verbose compared to an older and more ...

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    Woodward 2009: A corral of Cobras and not a real one in sight

    Kirkham FIA 289 Cobra replica - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Someday, many decades from now, after all historical records of the late 20th and early 21st centuries have been extinguished by the great internet crash of 2012, someone will be trying to figure out what happened. As ...

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    Woodward 2009: High performance cars stuck in traffic

    High performance cars – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Woodward Dream Cruise is generally considered the province of muscle cars and hot rods. However, the event is open to all comers... and come they do. So that means in addition to the usual assortment of classic machines ...

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    Woodward 2009: Past Chrysler savior meets the next one?

    Fiat Topolino - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in the waning days of the Carter administration, Chrysler was in an all-too-familiar position. The company was on the verge of insolvency with a lineup of products that almost no one wanted. That time, they just managed to avoid ...

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    Woodward 2009: Google watching the watchers!

    Google street view car watching the watchers - Click above for high-res image gallery
    As we strolled down Woodward Ave. this morning shooting all the the wild and wacky machinery idling along, we spotted a little gray Chevy Cobalt on the opposite side of the street. While everyone is welcome to ...

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    Woodward 2009: We're streaming live video!

    The Woodward Dream Cruise has become one of the largest car related events in the world over the last 15 years. But here at Autoblog we know you can't all get here to Detroit. We'll of course be providing you lots of posts and photo galleries all day long as always. In addition for the third ...

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    Shades of Champ Car/IRL: Birmingham exits Dream Cruise, starts own same-day event

    At first blush, the city of Birmingham's decision to pull out of its official relationship with the Woodward Dream Cruise doesn't strike us as a big deal. After all, 40,000 or so classic cars are expected to descend on the historic Woodward Avenue just south of the Motor City whether Birmingham has ...

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    Woodward Dream Cruise retreating back across 8 Mile

    Last year, organizers for the Woodward Dream Cruise teamed up with Motorcities National Heritage Area to bring the classic car festivities all the way from the southern suburbs in Oakland County to Downtown Detroit. Ironically, it was the first year that the longstanding event officially entered ...


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