2005

Racing News and Notes, Jan. 9, 2006
Racing News and Notes, Jan. 9, 2006

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1: • Back to Work: There was no real news from the Formula 1 world this past week, but vacation time is over effective immediately, and everybody is ready to hit the test track in earnest to get ready for the upcoming season. Almost all the...Read More»

2005 Pontiac Grand Am 2-door Coupe GT1 Grille
Racing News and Notes, Dec. 5, 2005

Here’s the latest racing news from around the globe: Formula 1:   • It’s Official: The FIA released its entry list for the 2006 Formula 1 World Championship on Thursday with no real surprises. Here’s the lineup, by car number, with official team names and sponsors: 1. Fernando Alonso (Mild...Read More»

2010 LA Design Winner: Cadillac Aera
Daily Edition: Dec. 6, 2005

Mitsu Has Eclipse Spyder, Concept-CT for Detroit The Mitsu Eclipse coupe is being joined by a convertible version set to show up at the Detroit auto show in four weeks. Mitsubishi confirmed the appearance by issuing this sketch of the new ragtop, which it will sell as a 2007 model. The convertible...Read More»

2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-door LX 4WD 3.5L Auto Door Controls
Industry Report: Nov. 28, 2005

  Hyundai Shows '07 Santa Fe, Prices Azera Hyundai HQ in South Korea has released the first photos of the new Santa Fe online at its Korean-language Web site. The new Santa Fe hasn't yet been shown for U.S. journalists or shoppers, and as such, there's precious little information about the new SUV...Read More»

2005 Pontiac Grand Am 2-door Coupe GT1 Front Seats
Racing News and Notes, Nov. 28, 2005

Formula 1: • Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss: It was announced late last week that CVC Capital Partners, a London-based venture capital firm, has acquired 75 percent of SLEC Holdings Ltd., which controls the commercial rights of the Formula 1 World Championship. In a deal speculated to...Read More»

2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-door LX 4WD 3.5L Auto Side Exterior View
Daily Edition: Nov. 23, 2005

Hyundai Shows '07 Santa Fe, Prices Azera Hyundai HQ in South Korea has released the first photos of the new Santa Fe online at its Korean-language Web site. The new Santa Fe hasn't yet been shown for U.S. journalists or shoppers, and as such, there's precious little information about the new SUV...Read More»

2005 Pontiac Grand Am 2-door Coupe GT1 Instrument Cluster
Racing News and Notes: Nov. 21, 2005

Here the latest racing news from around the globe: Formula 1:   • On Monday, the BMW team announced that it will be known as the BMW Sauber F1 Team for at least the next five years. The name reflects the combination of BMW’s works effort with what was Sauber Grand Prix, which was purchased by...Read More»

2005 Pontiac Bonneville GXP
Racing News and Notes, Nov. 14, 2005

GET the results and standing: Racing Results: November 11-13, 2005 by John F. Gardner (11/14/2005) A couple of big stories in the world’s two biggest series top this week’s news. Formula 1: • On Monday, Red Bull Racing dropped a bombshell on the Formula 1 world by announcing that it had hired...Read More»

2005 Scion xA 4-door Sedan Auto (Natl) Rear Exterior View
2005 SEMA Show, Part II

Live From Vegas: 2005 SEMA Show (11/2/2005) The aftermarket meets the OEMs in Vegas. Hyundai Hopes for Tuner Magic with Three-Door Accent Like Kia, its sister division, Hyundai is pushing hard to connect with the tuner and hip-hop crowd, said brand development manager Justin Osborne, in order to...Read More»

2005 Nissan GT-R concept
2005 Tokyo Show: Last Words

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005) Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Best New Concept: I have a handful of concepts that really impressed me, amidst all of Tokyo ’s traditional goofy-mobiles. There was the...Read More»

2005 Nissan GT-R concept
2005 Tokyo Motor Show

2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Nissan GT-R Nissan's eagerly-awaited GT-R sports car has come a long way since CEO Carlos Ghosn promised to put it back into production during the 2001 Tokyo Motor Show. Four years later, a new show car, dubbed the GT-R Proto is back on the...Read More»

2005 Scion xB 5dr Wagon Auto (Natl) Door Controls
2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part IV

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Lexus LF-Sh By all official accounts, the Lexus sedan shown on the stands at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show is a concept. But with its...Read More»

Spania GTA Spano  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show live photos
2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part VI

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Suzuki At Western auto shows like Detroit or Geneva , manufacturers tend to focus journalists’ attention on one concept car. But it’s not...Read More»

2005 Honda Civic Hybrid CVT ULEV Angular Front Exterior View
2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part VII

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Giugiaro’s Ferrari Celebration One of the most striking cars on display at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show was also among the most difficult...Read More»

2005 Nissan GT-R concept
2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index

Show News 2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part I by TCC Team (10/18/2005)Nissan GT-R, Foria, Note and AVM concepts. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part II by TCC Team (10/18/2005)Hyundai Neos-3, Ford Equator, Bugatti Veyron and Mazda Senku. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part III by TCC Team (10/18/2005)Japanese makers...Read More»

2005 Nissan GT-R Proto concept
2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part I

2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Nissan GT-R Nissan’s eagerly-awaited GT-R sports car has come a long way since CEO Carlos Ghosn promised to put it back into production during the 2001 Tokyo Motor Show. Four years later, a new show car, dubbed the GT-R Proto is back on the...Read More»

Nissan Hi-Cross Concept  -  2012 Geneva Motor Show
2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part II

2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Hyundai Neos-3 The edgy Neos-3 could provide a glimpse of what’s to come from South Korea ’s Hyundai Motor Co. The stylish crossover vehicle, sculpted to minimize wind resistance, features an array of high-tech features, including...Read More»

Nissan Hi-Cross Concept  -  2012 Geneva Motor Show
2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part III

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Japanese Wary of Detroit Woes If Japanese automakers are gloating over the problems facing their American rivals, they’re certainly not...Read More»

2005 Chrysler Akino concept
2005 Tokyo Motor Show Preview

Chrysler Has Something Akino for Tokyo Chrysler has a new idea ready for the audiences that will mass for the Tokyo Motor Show later this month. The Akino concept, the company says, is a one-box vehicle that seats five people despite its compact dimensions. Named for its designer, 37-year-old...Read More»

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