2004

DAILY EDITION: Mar. 15, 2004
DAILY EDITION: Mar. 15, 2004

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Mar. 15, 2004 Lundberg Says Gas Hits Record High The biannual Lundberg Survey of gas prices nationwide reports that the current price of $1.77 a gallon is a new record. Prices have risen about 26 cents per gallon this year, the survey reports. The previous high price was set in...Read More»

Bugatti Legend ‘Jean Bugatti’ Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse  -  2013 Frankfurt Motor Show
2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part VI

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Corvette Convertible Gets Powered Up Chevrolet showed off its Corvette Convertible, which returns in the new body style with a power folding top. The structure around the windshield and the door pillar have been redesigned for improved rigidity...Read More»

2004 Mini S MC 40 - Interior
2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part I

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Switzerland Shows It Off Switzerland — you can set your watch by the trains, and you can count the number of major car companies native to the nation on no fingers. And that’s what makes the Swiss show a major hit with automakers, who throng...Read More»

2004 Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT
2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part IV

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Maserati Feeding Need for Speed Even as it prepares to launch the third new model in its lineup, the Quattroporte sedan, Maserati has rolled out a fourth product, though getting one won’t be easy. The MC12 is the name chosen for both the new...Read More»

2016 Ferrari 488GTB Spider  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos
2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part V

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Citroen Makes It a Family Affair Citroën has done it before: unveiling a rally car based on a new model range. With a sport concept, the French automaker does not only show the design of the C4, the successor of the compact Xsara, but also its...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen Phaeton
DAILY EDITION: Mar. 2, 2004

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Mar. 2, 2004 NHTSA Tests Slam Mid-Size Sedans The latest round of crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) finds midsize sedans lacking in bumper strength. The insurance industry-funded group reports that the last test of six midsizers left...Read More»

2005 Saturn L-Series L300 4-door Sedan Trunk
DAILY EDITION: Mar. 1, 2004

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Mar. 1, 2004 Saturn May End L-Series Early Plummeting sales and the coming of the Kappa cars could spell an early end for the Saturn L-Series, according to a report from the Detroit News. The paper reports that the L-Series’ sales have dropped by 78 percent in January from a...Read More»

2004 Audi A6 4-door Sedan 2.7T S-Line quattro Auto Angular Rear Exterior View
2004 Geneva Show Preview III

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Corvette Convertible Breaks Cover Next week, Chevrolet will unveil the Corvette Convertible at the Geneva Auto Show. The big news is that the C6 roadster will be available with a power folding top for the first time. The Corvette team has really...Read More»

Subaru Impreza Sedan Concept  -  2015 Los Angeles Auto Show live photos
2004 Geneva Motor Show Index

2004 Geneva Motor Show Preview I (2/20/2004) Audi revamps the A6, Chrysler applies SRT to the Crossfire. 2004 Geneva Show Preview II (2/20/2004) Concepts descend on the town by the lake. 2004 Geneva Show Preview III by TCC Team (2/25/2004) More production and concept cars from the show by the lake...Read More»

2004 BMW 5-Series 530i
2004 Geneva Motor Show Preview I

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) A6 Returns With Nuvolari Style At the Geneva Auto Show Audi will unveil its new A6 sedan, but in the meantime the Germans have release the first pictures and all the details. With the new generation of the A6 Audi aims at the top position in the...Read More»

Lexus LF-C2 Concept  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show
2004 Geneva Show Preview II

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) The mists are beginning to clear over plans for the Geneva Auto Show. Once again, it looks like there will be a good crop of concepts and new production cars to make sure the only major auto show held in a country with no indigenous manufacturers...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
INDUSTRY REPORT: Feb. 16, 2004

NUMMI Marks 20 Years General Motors and Toyota celebrated 20 years of their New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI) joint-venture near San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday. Both Toyota Motor Corporation President Fujio Cho and General Motors Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner, on hand for the...Read More»

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INDUSTRY REPORT: Feb. 9, 2004

Lutz To Focus On Europe Temporarily Vice Chairman Robert Lutz will fill in as General Motors' top executive in Europe until June 1, following the abrupt departure of Mike Burns, who resigned this week to become the chief executive officer of Dana Corp. in Toledo, Ohio. The CEO post at Dana had been...Read More»

2004 Toyota Tacoma
2004 Chicago Auto Show, Part I

2004 Chicago Auto Show Index (2/3/2004) New Dakota: Bigger, More Powerful Dodge says it's the biggest and best of the mid-size trucks with the new 2005 Dodge Dakota, a redesign of which debuted Wednesday. The new Dakota will go on sale this fall, offering the only V-8 in compact truck segment. It...Read More»

Infiniti QX30 Concept  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show
2004 Chicago Auto Show Index

2004 Chicago Auto Show, Part I (2/4/2004) New Dakota, Tacoma, Tucson and Solara Convertible. 2004 Chicago Auto Show, Part II (2/3/2004) Mazda Ibuki, Nissan Frontier, Jaguar superragtop and Chrysler's van contest. 2004 Chicago Auto Show, Part III (2/3/2004) Kia's Mojave concept, Scion and XM growing.Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
INDUSTRY REPORT: Jan. 25, 2004

Kerkorian Not Lying Down Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian on Wednesday challenged findings by a court-appointed official in the investigation of an evidence snafu that halted the trial of his lawsuit against DaimlerChrysler AG last month. Kerkorian's lawyers filed papers in the Delaware court...Read More»

2004 Mini S  MC40
2004 Detroit Show, Part VIII

2004 Detroit Auto Show Coverage (1/4/2004) Kappa Architecture Sure to Spawn More In a show with plenty of strong offerings, few vehicles have scored such solid reviews as the Chevrolet Nomad concept. And that’s generating increasingly open interest among the General Motors executives who would...Read More»

2005 Chrysler Crossfire Roadster
2004 Detroit Show, Part IX

2004 Detroit Auto Show Coverage (1/4/2004) 2006 Lexus GS Jim Press, the head of U.S. Lexus operations and chief operating officer of Toyota Motor Sales USA Jim Press revealed the 2006 Lexus GS sport sedan, which forges a new design direction for Lexus described as sculptural and more passionate...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Jan. 5, 2004

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Jan. 5, 2004 Don’t miss our special reports from Detroit: Preview: 2005 Chevrolet Corvette by Henny Hemmes (1/1/2004) The C6 takes its first bow at Detroit. Preview: 2005 Ford Mustang by Marty Padgett (1/3/2004) No more warmed-up leftovers for America's pony car. Pontiac...Read More»

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