<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Car and Auto Trends, Car News, and Auto Show Info]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcdfw.com/the-scene/cars http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:49:43 -0500 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:49:43 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Vanity Plates to Be Auctioned in Houston]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/my-plates-colleges.jpg
First there was FERRARI, followed FT WORTH and T-DALLAS -- next up is HOUSTON.

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<![CDATA[Man Reunited with Stolen Car After 42 Years]]> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:44:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Austin-Healey-3000.jpg
A Southlake man has been reunited with Austin Healey 3000.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[GM Arlington to Add 3rd Shift, 800 Jobs]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 14:51:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gm-arlington722.jpg
General Motors announced Friday plans to return a third shift to Arlington's assembly plant.]]>
<![CDATA[Ford Unveils New F-150 in Lone Star State]]> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 12:28:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20122012060411h40m35s16.jpg
Ford unveiled it's 2013 model of the F-150 in Texas in partnership with the Future Farmers of America.]]>
<![CDATA[Funding for Clunkers Program Down]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:15:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/90103225.jpg
The clock is ticking on a program that gives North Texans cash for clunkers.

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<![CDATA[DFW Auto Show 2012]]> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:40:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas-Car-Show-032512.jpg
Check out some of the cars featured at the DFW Auto Show at the Dallas Convention Center through 7 p.m. Sunday.

Photo Credit: Charles Smith, NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[Want The Best Mileage? Keep It Simple]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 18:16:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-gas-01.jpg
Gas prices are pinching every pocketbook and drivers are looking for anything and everything they can do to boost those miles per gallon.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Texas 2nd for Most Stolen, Recovered Vehicles]]> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 13:28:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Car+Sales1.JPG
LoJack Corporation releases the annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Report which places Texas 2nd in the nation for the most stolen and recovered vehicles.]]>
<![CDATA[Training Center for Nissan, Infiniti Opens in Irving]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:27:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nissan-engine.jpg
Technicians arrived from Texas and beyond this week for the center's first set of classes.]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Rods Rumble Into Dallas Market Hall]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:25:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-autorama-2011.jpg
AutoRama auto show arrives in Dallas Feb. 17-19.]]>
<![CDATA[After Record Heat, It's Time to Check Your Car Battery]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:00:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/car-battery-722.jpg
Interstate Batteries will provide free battery tests during regular store hours at all of their All Battery Centers in North Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[GM Looks to Continue Expansion]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 17:58:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GM-Plant-expansion-100311.jpg
Arlington City Council will vote on tax incentives for GM's new expansion project.

Photo Credit: NBCDFW.com]]>
<![CDATA[Do-It-Yourself Car Repairs With YouTube]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 20:09:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-mechanic-01.jpg
Car enthusiasts save thousands by learning how to do their own repair work by watching online videos.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Neiman Marcus 2011 Fantasy Gifts]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 23:57:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/neiman-thumb.jpg
Get ready to do some millionaire Christmas shopping with a look at the Fantasy Gifts offered by Neiman Marcus this holiday season.]]>
<![CDATA[Now Everyone Knows You're a Mavs Fan ]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:51:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mavs-plate722.jpg
New license plate for Mavs fans to show their support.

Photo Credit: My Plates ]]>
<![CDATA[Nonstop Scene: Need for Speed]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 16:59:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/111941369.jpg
Start your engines -- these stories focus on some of the fastest past-times in DFW.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for NASCAR]]>
<![CDATA[RC Racers Rev Up Fun at Mike's Hobby Shop]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 16:59:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2011-08-26-14h42m08s71.png
Mike's Hobby Shop in Carrollton hosts RC races that aren't child's play.]]>
<![CDATA[Fun Fuels Racing at Yello Belly Drag Strip]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2011 21:43:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2011-08-26-14h54m02s37.png
If you like burnouts, big motors and being boisterous Yello Belly Drag Strip is how you want to end your weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[MotorSport Ranch Ignites Car Country Clubs]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2011 12:52:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2011-08-26-14h33m12s82.png
MotorSport Ranch in Cresson is a country club for racers to enjoy their hot rides.]]>
<![CDATA[SpeedZone Puts Excitement in Gear]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2011 12:52:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2011-08-26-14h27m40s107.png
If speed runs through your veins faster than adrenaline, SpeedZone is your home.]]>
<![CDATA["No Limits" Racing Drives TMS]]> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 11:58:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap2011080311h08m24s86_722x406_2080166342.jpg
The massive Texas Motor Speedway hosts one million people a year.]]>
<![CDATA[Little Red Corset]]> Thu, 26 May 2011 10:57:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/189*120/77908614.jpg
Just remember to keep arms, legs, and, um, other body parts in the car until it comes to a complete stop.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Do-It-Yourself Auto Repair Shop]]> Mon, 16 May 2011 22:51:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-mechanic-01.jpg
MyBay Automotive in Denton rents repair bays and equipment to car owners who want to repair their own vehicles.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Running on Empty Could Cost Big Bucks]]> Thu, 05 May 2011 23:27:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-gas-01.jpg
Putting off the pain at the pump to save a few bucks could cost thousands more in damage to your car.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Auto Show Focused on Green Vehicles]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 10:33:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/031811carshow_722x406.jpg
The Fort Worth Auto Show focuses this year on green vehicles.

Photo Credit: NBCDFW.com]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands Check Out Hottest Rides at Auto Show]]> Sun, 20 Feb 2011 20:10:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/autorama-022011.jpg
Car enthusiasts pack the O'Reilly Auto Parts AutoRama.

Photo Credit: NBCDFW.com]]>
<![CDATA[Local Limo Businesses Booking Fast For Super Bowl]]> Wed, 19 Jan 2011 20:15:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/011911-sb-limo.jpg
Local Limo companies are seeing their clientele double and nearly triple for the Super Bowl.

Photo Credit: NBCDFW.com]]>
<![CDATA[More Late-Model Trades-Ins a Good Sign]]> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 09:26:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/011911tradeins_640x480.jpg
Edmunds.com reports the average age of trade-in have fallen steadily, and that's a good sign.]]>
<![CDATA[Lamborghinis For Sale]]> Fri, 12 Nov 2010 15:15:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2010-11-12-08h27m29s243.png
Some of the world's most sought-after sports cars are now for sale in North Texas.

Photo Credit: NBC DFW]]>
<![CDATA[RAW VIDEO: Lamborghini Showroom Opens in Richardson]]> Fri, 12 Nov 2010 09:45:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/vlcsnap2010111208h27m29s243_640x480.jpg
RAW VIDEO: Lamborghini showroom opens in Richardson, showing off some of the Italian automakers' newest vehicles.]]>
<![CDATA[Keep Rolling When Your Odometer Crosses 100K]]> Fri, 24 Sep 2010 22:30:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/100Kcarthumb092410_640x480.jpg
Don't give up on your car at 100,000 miles -- modern cars can safely and reliably go more than 200,000 miles.]]>
<![CDATA[$250,000 McLaren Visits Dallas Briefly]]> Fri, 24 Sep 2010 16:38:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/05.jpeg
The price of driving luxury is about to go up by the pound … the British pound.

Photo Credit: McLaren Automotive]]>
<![CDATA[Cadillac Partners with Super Bowl Group]]> Tue, 03 Aug 2010 19:00:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/080310cadillacunveil_640x480.jpg
Cadillac showed off its newest model and announced its partnership with the North Texas Super Bowl Committee's Slant 45 community service initiative.]]>
<![CDATA[GM Buys Fort Worth Financing Company]]> Thu, 22 Jul 2010 11:30:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/188*120/carbuying22.JPG
Deal will expand loans to customers with poor credit and offer more leases.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[RAW VIDEO: NBCDFW Viewers Catch Pricy Car's Water Rescue]]> Sat, 10 Jul 2010 20:45:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/071010carincreek_640x480.jpg
NBCDFW viewers catch the rescue of a reported $150-200k car from a creek.]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Father's Day, Here's Your Bentley!]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 13:58:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Bentley+and+a+Boat.JPG
Surprise dad with an extravagant ride in a Bentley for Father's Day.]]>
<![CDATA[Green Oil Changes Rev Up]]> Fri, 18 Jun 2010 17:47:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/oil-change.jpg
More North Texans are opting for environmentally friendly oil changes.

Photo Credit: NBCDFW.com]]>
<![CDATA[Bulletproof Club on Wheels]]> Fri, 21 May 2010 18:52:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/ap_armored_limo_640x480.jpg
Do you fear for your life when out in public? The armored limo vault is for you.

Photo Credit: Annie Potasznik]]>
<![CDATA[Bulletproof Club on Wheels]]> Fri, 21 May 2010 18:46:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/203*120/ap_Limo.jpg
Do you fear for your life when out in public? All right then player, the armored limo vault is for you.

Photo Credit: Annie Potasznik]]>
<![CDATA[Ferris Bueller Hot Rod for Sale]]> Wed, 09 May 2012 12:59:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/178*120/ferrari+p1.jpg
It was his love. It was his passion. It was his fault he didn't lock the garage.

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures]]>