Search the Archive

Auto Industry / Custom Cars #776818

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 12, 2005
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Detroit: Cynthia Bowers) The efforts of the major automakers to cash in on the popularity of customized cars featured; scenes shown from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit; excerpts shown from MTV’s “Pimp My Ride” and a music video featuring the Cadillac Escalade. [Specialty Equipment Market Assn. Peter MacGILLIVRAY†- comments on car makeover shows.] [Galpin Motors Bill BRIXON†, car GUY, Ford Vehicle Personalization Group Bob MASONE†– comment on personalization.] [Cadillac REPRESENTATIVE – comments on the Escalade’s new popularity.] [“Automotive News” Ed LAPHAM†, American Specialty Cars president Paul WILBUR†- comments on the trend.]

Rather, Dan;
Bowers, Cynthia

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.