2003

DAILY EDITION: Sept. 9, 2003
DAILY EDITION: Sept. 9, 2003

Pontiac Calls Grand Am Replacement G6 The new mid-size Pontiac that replaces the Grand Am in 2005 will be called the G6, according to General Motors. "It is so new and different from the Grand Am that it demands a name that is equally new,” said Lynn Myers, Pontiac-GMC general manager in a...Read More»

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Racing Results: 9/1/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 9/14 Italian Grand Prix, Monza, Italy (7:30 a.m. ET; SPEED) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 8/31 Mountain Dew Southern 500, Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC (1.366-Mi. Oval; 367 Laps) – Terry Labonte’s #5 Kellogg’s/Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo was the...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Sept. 2, 2003

Mitsu Ousts Gagnon, Takes On O’Neill Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Sunday it replaced CEO Pierre Gagnon with Hyundai's U.S. chief Finbarr O'Neill. Gagnon resigned to "pursue other opportunities," but, in fact, was ousted because of Mitsubishi's suddenly bleak results in North America brought about...Read More»

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Racing Results: 8/25/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX 8/24 Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring Sport RT, Budapest, Hungary (1:39:01.46 Race Time) -- Renault's Fernando Alonso in the Mild Seven Renault lapped the field to win the race. The 22-year-old Spaniard became the youngest driver ever to win a Grand Prix, which was achieved in...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: August 22, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: August 22, 2003 Caddy Escalade Has Highest Theft Rate When it comes to stolen cars, Cadillac’s Escalade ranks among the most frequently purloined vehicles when adjusted for its prevalence on the road. That’s according to new numbers from the Highway Loss Data Institute...Read More»

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2003 Woodward Dream Cruise Index

2003 Woodward Dream Cruise by TCC Team (8/18/2003) Turning Woodward Avenue into Memory Lane. Surviving the ’03 Dream Cruise by Mike Davis (8/18/2003) Blackouts, no gas, medical needs and, oh, did we mention a blackout? '03 Dream Cruise Short Circuited by Gary Witzenburg (8/18/2003) Dealing...Read More»

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Racing Results: 8/18/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 8/24 Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring Sport RT, Budapest, Hungary (7:30 a.m. ET; SPEED) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 8/17 Michigan 400, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI (2.0-Mi. Tri-Oval; 200 Laps; 127.310 MPH Ave. Speed) – Winning his fifth race of the year...Read More»

2003 Woodward Dream Cruise
2003 Woodward Dream Cruise

Forget Los Angeles and American Graffiti. In those balmy years bookmarked by the Korean and Vietnam Wars, the real action was on Detroit’s Woodward Avenue. And not just for those teens who could scrape together enough money for a set of wheels. Late at night, you’d often find some of the...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: August 15, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: August 15, 2003 Auto Plants Downed by Blackout General Motors, Chrysler, and Honda were among the automakers reporting shutdowns of assembly plants in the wake of a blackout that struck parts of the Northeast and Midwest late Thursday afternoon. GM told Reuters Thursday...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: August 13, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: August 13, 2003 Ford's Leach Out In Europe Ford Europe chief Martin Leach stepped down Tuesday amidst an unexpected and embarrassing downturn in the automaker's European earnings in recent months. Ford Europe lost $525 million in the second quarter, twice what Wall Street...Read More»

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Racing Results: 8/4/2003

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX 8/3 German Grand Prix, Hockenheim Circuit, Hockenheim, Germany (67 Laps; 1:28:48.769 Race Time) – That Juan Pablo Montoya had an easy time in winning the German Grand Prix in his H-P Williams-BMW is perhaps not that surprising, but that he had a 65.7-second victory margin...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: August 5, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: August 5, 2003 Benz Yanks A-Class from U.S. Plans, Subs In CST Mercedes-Benz’ plan to sell the Golf-sized A-Class in the U.S. have been scuttled. Automotive News confirms reports from Benz insiders to TCC that the brand’s base model in the U.S. will instead be a sport...Read More»

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Racing Results: 7/28/2003

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 8/3 German Grand Prix, Hockenheim Circuit, Hockenheim, Germany (7:30 a.m. ET; SPEED) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 7/27 Pennsylvania 500, Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA (2.5-Mi. Tri-Oval; Laps) – Ryan Newman has won his fourth race in 14 races this season...Read More»

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Racing Results: 7/21/2003

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX 7/20 British Grand Prix, Silverstone Circuit, Northampton, England (60 Laps; 5.4-sec. Victory Margin) -- Rubens Barrichello, in the #2 Marlboro Ferrari F2003 won from the pole, but it was the drama that played out in between the first and last laps that made the race. A...Read More»

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Racing Results: 7/14/2003

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 7/20 British Grand Prix, Silverstone Circuit, Northampton, England (7:30 a.m. ET; SPEED) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 7/13 Tropicana Twister 400 presented by Speedway SuperAmerica, Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, IL (1.5-Mi. Tri-Oval; 267 Laps; 3.177-Seconds Victory Margin;...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: July 15, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: July 15, 2003 NHTSA Releases Rollover, Side-Impact Ratings The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the results from its latest round of rollover and side-impact testing — and Toyota’s Tacoma, BMW’s 3-Series and the new Mazda6 are on the...Read More»

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Racing Results: 6/30/2003

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX 6/29 Grand Prix of Europe, Nürburgring, Germany (60 Laps; 1:34:43.622 Race Time) A Schumacher won, but this time it was Ralf, followed 16.821 seconds later by the second Williams-BMW of Juan Pablo Montoya, then Ferrari's Rubens Barrichello. Points leader Michael Schumacher...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: June 26, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: June 26, 2003 Chevy Confirms “Cobalt” Chevrolet will indeed be calling its new entry-level car the Cobalt. Mary Larson, marketing director for Cavalier and Cobalt, said in a release that the Cobalt will compete against the likes of the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: June 9, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: June 9, 2003 Covisint Gets Third CEO In A Year The newest CEO for Covisint, Bob Paul, has taken charge of the supplier exchange, making him the third CEO the company has had in about a year. Paul, 40, replaced Bruce Swift last Thursday; Swift had been in charge of the company...Read More»

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