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Consumer Car News: 12/17/01
Consumer Car News: 12/17/01

EXPLORER BESTS CRASH TESTSThe industry-funded Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the newest Explorer earned its top rating in crash tests, while the Jeep Liberty and Isuzu Rodeo got marginal ratings. The tests crash vehicles into a barrier at 40 mph, five mph faster than those conducted by...Read More»

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Driver's News: 11/12/01

FIRESTONE SETTLES WITH STATESThe Associated Press reports that Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. has reached an agreement under which it will pay as much as $51.5 million to avoid lawsuits lodged by states over the Firestone tire recall. The settlement, which could be announced today, will have Firestone...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Racing Results: 10/08/01

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 10/14 Grand Prix of Japan, Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka, Japan (192.995 mi. Race Distance; 53 laps; 1 a.m. ET; Speedvision) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 10/7 UAW-GM Quality 500, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC (1.5-mi. quad-oval; 334 laps) Sterling Marlin...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Camaro scores perfect marks in latest round of NHTSA testing
TCC Daily Edition: 8/17/01

Welcome to TheCarConnection's Daily Edition, the best source of industry news-delivered FREE right to your e-mail inbox. There’s nothing like TCC Daily News to start off your day (unless, of course, we’re up against a fresh cup of coffee). As always, we welcome your comments and suggestions for...Read More»

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TCC Daily Edition: 8/16/01

Welcome to TheCarConnection's Daily Edition, the best source of industry news-delivered FREE right to your e-mail inbox. And while you re thinking about it, check out TheCarConnection.com for details on even more  things automotive. As always, we welcome your comments and suggestions for making...Read More»

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Headlight News Weekly for November 6, 2000

GM TO INVEST IN SMALL-CAR PLATFORMSFORD INVESTS IN RIVER ROUGEBABY JAG GETS A NAMEDC AND GM GIVE WORKERS AOL ACCESS DAIMLERCHRYSLER TO IDLE PLANTSNISSAN PROFITS FROM RESTRUCTURINGGM SALES UP, FORD DOWNFORD-FIRESTONE RELATIONSHIP NOT FINISHEDU.S. TO GET BRITISH HONDASMITSUBISHI CONSOLIDATION...Read More»

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2000 Paris Auto Show, Part I

Click image for larger view WE ARE THE WORLD—CAR. The first-generation Mondeo was supposed to usher in a new era of world cars for Ford Motor Co. But it never quite lived up to expectations. Now Ford’s trying again and the second-generation Mondeo is roomier, sleeker and more technically...Read More»

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2000 Paris Auto Show Index

Paris Auto Show 2000: A Preview Paris Auto Show, Gallery I BMW’s Mini Debuts — Finally DC's Gale to Retire Paris Auto Show, Gallery TwoRead More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Week of July 17, 2000

DC LOOKING AT CHRYSLER BUILDINGLOPEZ WILL FIGHTDC'S LH CARS TO GO REAR-WHEEL DRIVEHYUNDAI CONSIDERING NORTH AMERICAN PLANTNISSAN SELLS SHARES TO JOHNSON CONTROLSLARGE LOSSES ON MIDSIZE SATURNLEXUS TOPS DEALER SERVICE STUDYDC TO SELL HYUNDAI IN MEXICODELPHI PLANS MAJOR CUTSBMW WILL BUILD NEW PLANT...Read More»

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Week of July 10, 2000

THE DEBATE OVER RECYCLED AIRBAGS EUROPEAN AUTOMAKERS SEEK COVISINT ALTERNATIVE GAS PRICES TO FALL EXIDE SELLS STARTER/ALTERNATOR BUSINESS LOPEZ FACES EXTRADITION SATELLITE UP FOR RADIO SERVICE GAS PRICES HAD LITTLE EFFECT ON SUV SALES DANA JOINS COVISINT ROVER HIRES DESIGN DIRECTOR THE DEBATE OVER...Read More»

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The Takeover Game

It's a grand time to be the CEO of a big car company with even bigger ambitions. Sales are through the roof, as though the Nasdaq never so much as faltered. Some semblance of rationality is at last making its way into the ordering of parts, meaning huge cash savings. And one after another, smaller...Read More»

Porsche’s U.S. headquarters and Experience Center in Atlanta, Georgia
Week of April 17, 2000

BMW DISSES SELLOUT REPORTGM, FUJI GET IT TOGETHERLEGACY SCORES IN CRASH TESTSFORD PUTS THE "W/D" IN WINDSTARGM GIVES TRUCKS THE OKVW SNUBS BIG THREE NETWORKHONDA TAKES ON ONSTARAAA TO GO AFTER ONSTARKOREAN AUTO WORKERS TO END STRIKERENAULT SEEN SELLING TRUCKS TO VOLVOGM, HONDA, DC VEHICLES...Read More»

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Week of October 18, 1999

NHTSA DEFLATES SIDE AIRBAGSFORD UNVEILS NEW STRUCTUREGM MAKES $877 MILLION IN Q3DODGE COMES BACK TO NASCARGM STICKS WITH DEALER BUYOUTSQUEBEC BIDS TO KEEP GM PLANTGM, SUZUKI TO BUILD CAR IN JAPANGM, DAEWOO TALK ON ALLIANCEFIAT ANGLING FOR SAMSUNGVAUXHALL TO SELL ONLINEVW SUES VW(.NET) NHTSA...Read More»

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1999 New York Auto Show Preview

by Ted Grozier The older it gets, the better it gets. Typically outshone by the overblown events in Geneva and Detroit that precede it, this year the New York International Auto Show offers no fewer than 11 worldwide introductions and seven North American debuts, a new record for the 99-year-old...Read More»

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Week of Jan. 25, 1999

VOUCHERS FOR VENTURES?BEST OF THE BESTNOT ‘2002NOT’GRADUATED LICENSING WORKING CADILLAC HIGH ON SAFETY FORD POSTS RECORD GAINSWORKERS SCORE BIG PROFITSGM SEES STRONG FOURTH QUARTER EMPLOYEES SUFFER LOSSDAIMLERCHRYSLER ITCHY TO DEALDC MERGES FINANCIAL UNITSMERCEDES PLANT OPENING DELAYED...Read More»

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