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2006 New York Auto Show Coverage
2006 New York Auto Show Coverage

SHOW COVERAGE2006 New York Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (4/12/2006)Lexus LS600h, Ford Mustang GT350-H, more SVT models and Infiniti G35. 2006 New York Show, Part II by TCC Team (4/12/2006)Scion FUSE Concept, Bentley GTC, and Ghosn's not goin'. 2006 New York Show, Part III by Marty Padgett...Read More»

2006 Cadillac BLS
Will Caddy’s BLS Crack the Euro Code?

Take a ride in the new Euro-only Caddy BLS 2006 Cadillac STS-V by TCC Team (4/9/2006)Driven to thrill. Europe’s luxury car market has long been a closed club — as Cadillac has repeatedly learned during a series of failed efforts to crack the continental code. Now General Motors’ flagship...Read More»

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No Silver Bullet for Clean Cars, Expert Says

“There is no silver bullet” — no single, advanced powertrain technology that will solve the country’s need to reduce emissions and improve fuel efficiency, said Jeff Alson, director of the EPA’s office for Transportation and Air Quality. Alson was one of six speakers to outline what is...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, April 3

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • FIA Receives 22 Applications for 2008: FIA president Max Mosley put the pressure on teams to sign up for the 2008 Formula 1 World Championship, with its radical new rules, by allowing only one week for applications to be filed instead...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 22, 2006

Smart Sale Sidelined Shareholders are pressing DaimlerChrysler AG's top management about the company's plans for its money-losing small-car unit Smart, and its Maybach superluxury brand. A resolution calling for a full accounting of the company's spending on smart and Maybach could be presented at...Read More»

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Flint: Does Detroit Hate America?

GM, UAW Near Deal on Buyouts by Joseph Szczesny (3/19/2006)Deal could mean thousands move off Delphi's rosters. CAW Approves Camaro Changes by Joseph Szczesny (3/13/2006)Plant rules will enable Canadian factories to build Zetas, including Camaro. The current Detroit enthusiasm for global...Read More»

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Racing Results: March 10-12, 2006

After a long winter of building new engines and new cars followed by thousands of miles of testing, the Formula 1 World Championship got its 2006 season underway this past weekend in Bahrain. Meanwhile, the NASCAR Nextel Cup and Busch Series were decamped in Sin City, enduring unseasonably cold...Read More»

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Great Drives: Skip Barber Racing School

More Great Drives from TCC So you know how do drive, huh? I mean really drive? You’ve done a few track days and you feel pretty good out there. Perhaps you’ve even taken a few driving courses and maybe you’re wondering how much else there is to learn. If that’s the case you sound a lot like...Read More»

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Driver's News: Gas Prices Heading Up

Gas Prices Heading Up The drop in gasoline prices over the past few weeks appears to have come to an end, as the price of oil continued to trade at more than $63 per barrel on New York Mercantile Exchange. There seems to be relatively little optimism that gasoline prices will decline in any...Read More»

2006 Porsche 911 Cabriolet
2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage

SHOW COVERAGE 2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part I (2/28/2006)DaimlerChrysler shows Brabus Smart, AMGs, and Hornet. 2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part II (2/28/2006)Land Rover Land_e, Rolls coupe concept, and BMW's Z4 M Coupe. 2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part III (2/28/2006)Lexus gaining traction, Lambo LP 640...Read More»

2005 Pontiac Grand Am 2-door Coupe GT1 Dashboard
Racing News and Notes, March 6

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Pre-Season Testing Ends: The Formula 1 teams wrapped up their pre-season testing last week, getting in their last laps even as the first shipping containers were arriving at the Bahrain International Circuit for next weekend’s season...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part II

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) BMW Has Carrera Fighter in Z4 M Coupe Faster than the Porsche Carrera, but less expensive than the Boxster. No wonder BMW officials were smiling during the preview of their new Z4 M Coupe on Tuesday. The hardtop version of the Z4 roadster will...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Feb. 21, 2006

Street Names Contest Winners! Apparently, a lot of you went nuts over TheCarConnection's Wild, Weird, and Wacky Street Names Contest, at least if we judge by the number of entries that flooded into our digital mailbox - more than 2500 arrived since the competition was launched last December. And...Read More»

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Kia Teases the Future with Multi-S

What you see is — almost — what you will get, hinted Kia’s U.S. CEO, Len Hunt, following the U.S. debut of the MultiS concept vehicle. Think of it as “what’s next in the crossover/utility space,” Hunt suggested, noting that the “S” stands for sporty, spacious and smart. Similar in...Read More»

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Domestics Pose Sales Surprise in Jan.

Hard-pressed General Motors and Ford Motor Co. surprised analysts and posted sales increases in January, halting a four-month-long string of sales declines that had cost both companies market share and had magnified other corporate difficulties. Strong fleet sales last month, however, helped...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, Dec. 12, 2005

Here’s the latest racing news from around the globe: Formula 1:   • The Music Stops: This year’s game of musical chairs in Formula 1 was concluded this past week with the announcement that American Scott Speed and Italian Vitantonio Liuzzi will race for Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2006. The...Read More»

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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 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»

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Racing Results: August 26-28, 2005

Another busy weekend for race fans, with NASCAR rocking the house with all three divisions at the wonderful Bristol Motor Speedway bullring, IRL on the road course at Infineon for the first time, Champ Car in Montreal along with Trans-Am and Toyota Atlantic, Grand-Am at Mid-Ohio and the World Rally...Read More»

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