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2008 Toyota A-Bat Concept
2008 Toyota A-Bat Concept

Toyota’s presence at the Detroit auto shows past has trumpeted its big, big, big trucks and SUVs, from the new Tundra to the Sequoia. But this year coming, with fuel-economy rules changing, Toyota is staking out some greener territory with a concept pickup truck derived — like Honda’s...Read More»

2008 Ford Mustang Bullitt
2007 Los Angeles Auto Show Coverage

PREVIEWS 2009 Lincoln MKS Preview by TCC Team (11/13/2007)From obscurity to mainstream? 2008 Ford Mustang Bullitt Preview by TCC Team (11/6/2007)Hidden in darkness, an L.A. show debut. 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Preview by Marty Padgett (11/9/2007)Two modes and batteries – in a big ute? 2008...Read More»

2007 Volkswagen Space Up! Concept
2007 Volkswagen Space Up! Blue Concept

Volkswagen’s Up! and Space Up! concepts have a triplet sibling — and the new Space Up! Blue concept, shown for the first time at theLos Angeles auto show, promises a cleaner driving experience in a package that hints strongly at VW’s Microbus past. The hints weren’t just coming from...Read More»

2007 Kia Kee Concept
2007 Kia Kee Concept

by Joe LaMuraglia Kia used the Frankfurt International Motor Show to debut their Kee sports coupe concept. Designed not far from the Frankfurt Messe in Kia’s new European HQ and design studio, the Kee is an indication of the Korean’s new design language for the European market. The Kee is a...Read More»

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show
2007 Frankfurt Auto Show Coverage

TheCarConnection.com is in Frankfurt this week for the IAA - bookmark this page to keep up with the latest new cars and concepts from the show, or use our RSS feeds to see everything from the Messe halls. New Vehicles 2009 BMW X6 Preview by TCC Team (9/11/2007)An active coupe—or a sporting...Read More»

2007 Citroen Airscape Concept
Citroen Bringing C5 to Frankfurt

In the recent past Citroën’s expertise with convertibles has been limited to the likes of the slow-selling Pluriel supermini. So this stunning car with a folding carbon-fiber roof should prove something of a show-stopper when it’s unveiled at next month’sFrankfurt auto show. It’s a class...Read More»

2007 Audi TT clubsport quattro concept
Audi Clubsports the TT

Audi continues its quest to grab a headline every few weeks with the new TT clubsport quattro concept, a sporty rendition of the new roadster now on sale in theU.S. The concept strips down the TT roadster to an essential racing form, most obviously by cutting away the car’s windshield and...Read More»

2007 Audi Cross Coupe Concept
2007 Audi Cross Coupe Concept

Audi’s big news for this week’s Shanghai auto show comes in the form of the Cross Coupé quattro, which it dubs a blend of sports car and crossover. The four-seat concept clearly tells you what it is capable of and whose engineering matches this standard — on all roads, under all...Read More»

2007 Buick Park Avenue
China’s Boom Squeezes Automakers

There’s been a steady rain falling for days over here inShanghai, but it hasn’t dampened the palpable optimism you can feel as this sprawling river city prepares for its upcoming motor show. And there are plenty of reasons why everyone is upbeat – even though the boom in the Chinese market is...Read More»

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2007 New York Auto Show Index

New York’s auto show — this year, designated an International outing — opens to the media on April 4 with an increasing lineup of new production and concept vehicles. Among the cars, trucks, SUVs, and concepts we’ve previewed for you already here at TheCarConnection, the list includes: The...Read More»

2007 Geneva Auto Show poster
2007 Geneva Auto Show Index

U.S. VEHICLES 2008 Audi A5/S5 Preview by Marty Padgett (2/25/2007) The Nuvolari evolves into a stunner two-door. Preview by Marty Padgett (3/5/2007)New two-door spun from Arnage; 550 to be built. 2008 Jaguar XJ Preview by Marty Padgett (2/28/2007)A more contemporary look – or a bridge to the...Read More»

2007 Mercedes-Benz VISION C 220 Concept
Benz C-Class Gets Diesel in Geneva

Mercedes-Benz is experimenting with a new four-cylinder diesel engine, which will make its way into the new C-Class as a concept at next week’s Geneva auto show. The new diesel engine, Mercedes says, will be clean enough to pass coming European diesel emissions rules for the year 2015. Those EURO...Read More»

2007 Jaguar XK
World Car Finalists Set for NY Show

The finalists for the annual World Car of the Year have been announced prior to the award ceremony at April's New York auto show. The finalists include the Audi Q7 and TT; the Citroën C4 Picasso and Citroë n C6; Fiat's Grande Punto; the Jaguar XK; the Lexus LS 460; Mercedes-Benz's CL; the new...Read More»

2007 Audi Q7 V12 TDi concept, Detroit Auto Show
Audi Adding More Models, Like A5

From also-ran to one of the globe’s largest luxury brands, Audi is looking for more gains, said the German maker’s new CEO, Rupert Stadler. And that will revolve around another big increase in the Volkswagen AG subsidiary’s product line-up. Expect to see Audi’s model range grow from 22...Read More»

Seal Detroit 2007
Audi Sports Twin Bluetec Diesels

Audi confirmed that the Q7 will be the first Bluetec-badged diesel it will offer in theUnited States – and threw in a guest appearance by pop star Seal singing his hit Crazy as a bonus for media showgoers. At the November Los Angeles auto show, Audi and Volkswagen confirmed that they would adopt...Read More»

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2007 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

Detroit Show News 2007 Detroit Auto Show: TCC's Top Picks by TCC Team (1/10/2007)Our editors choose their favorites from Cobo Hall. GM Shows Off Style, Celebs by TCC Team (1/6/2007)Nick Lachey, Jennifer Hudson and Carmen Electra join the General on the pre-Detroit show runway. Lexus Confirms...Read More»

2007 Volvo XC60 Concept
2007 Volvo XC60 Concept

SLIDESHOW: Volvo says the new XC60 concept car coming to the 2007 Detroit auto show in January will presage a new crossover due to join its lineup in 2009. The Swedish subsidiary of Ford offers that the XC60 is a companion piece to the C30 hatchback shown at various auto shows since last year, and...Read More»

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2006 Los Angeles Auto Show

CONCEPTS 2006 Acura Advanced Sedan Concept by Marty Padgett (11/29/2006)Acura predicts the future of performance and luxury, in its idiom. 2006 Ford Mustang by Giugiaro Concept by Marty Padgett (11/29/2006)The Mustang, seen through Italian eyes. 2006 Honda FCX Concept by Bengt Halvorson...Read More»

2008 Aston Martin V8 Roadster
2006 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

MORE auto show coverage: 2006 SEMA: The Aftermarket Strikes Back 2006 Paris Auto Show Index TheCarConnection's Index of Car Shows The show itself is weeks away. But the list of new production vehicles and concepts driving toward a Los Angeles auto show launch is growing. Los Angeles show organizers...Read More»

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