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2003 Chicago Auto Show Index
2003 Chicago Auto Show Index

Once the nation’s premier automotive event, the Chicago auto show has lost a little luster in recent years, but it’s still one of the most significant, bringing out more than 20 new cars, trucks and concepts this year. There’s literally something for everyone, from the $74,000 Mercedes E55...Read More»

Bentley Grand Convertible Concept  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show
2003 Chicago Show, Part I

2003 Chicago Auto Show Index by TCC Team (2/10/2003) CRAZY ABOUT A MERCURY? That’s certainly what the troubled Ford division needs to hear buyers humming as it starts a much-needed roll-out of new product. “We’re here to relaunch the Mercury brand,” announced Group Vice President Jim...Read More»

2004 Mercury Monterey
2003 Chicago Auto Show Preview

TCC's Auto Show Index (2/9/2003) Chicago’s annual auto show begins next week — and before you rush in out of the subfreezing temperatures into roomy McCormick Place, members of the media will show up to sample the wares before they go public. This year’s Chicago show will have a tough time...Read More»

2004 Ford CrossTrainer
2002 Chicago Show, Part I

2002 Chicago Show, Part II by TCC Team (2/6/2002) 2002 Chicago Show, Part III by TCC Team (2/7/2002) sponsored by Toyota CHICAGO GETS FORD CROSSTRAINER IN 2004 Ford’s upcoming product offensive of 20 new vehicles before 2005 will include the CrossTrainer, a new crossover vehicle to be built at...Read More»

2002 Toyota Tundra Stepside concept
2002 Chicago Show, Part II

2002 Chicago Show, Part I by TCC Team (2/5/2002) 2002 Chicago Show, Part III by TCC Team (2/7/2002) sponsored by Toyota TRUCK WARS: THE BATTLE FOR CHICAGO U.S. motor vehicle sales may be on the decline, but you wouldn’t know it from the demand for pickup trucks, especially full-size models. And...Read More»

2002 Pontiac G/XP concept
2002 Chicago Show, Part III

2002 Chicago Show, Part I by TCC Team (2/5/2002) 2002 Chicago Show, Part II by TCC Team (2/6/2002) sponsored by Toyota PONTIAC UNVEILS ITS FUTURE There’s something missing at Pontiac—the three-grooved cladding that has long adorned (and some would say ‘scarred’) the side of its products...Read More»

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept S  -  2014 Paris Auto Show
2002 Chicago Auto Show Index

2002 Chicago Show, Part I by TCC Team 2002 Chicago Show, Part II by TCC Team 2002 Chicago Show, Part III by TCC TeamRead More»

2001 Nissan Xterra SE
2001 Chicago Show, Part I

Sponsors of TCC's 2001 Chicago Auto Show coverage SHARPER FOCUS. It’s what Ford’s Special Vehicles Team pack leader John Colletti calls the “next obvious product” in the microbrand’s lineup: a 170-hp version of the very popular and, we’re told, very hip Ford Focus. The SVT Focus...Read More»

2001 Toyota RSC concept
2001 Chicago Show, Part II

Sponsors of TCC's 2001 Chicago Auto Show coverage ROUGH AND READY. Toyota’s RSC, or Rugged Sport Coupe, could be the shape of things to come. Unabashedly aimed at the next generation of young car buyers, the crossover prototype brings together design elements from an SUV and a sports car, noted...Read More»

2002 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport
2001 Chicago Show, Part III

Sponsors of TCC's 2001 Chicago Auto Show coverage OUTBACK SURVIVOR. Subaru’s Impreza soldiered through its first generation in relative anonymity, but the Japanese company isn’t letting that happen with the newest Impreza, announced at Chicago. While the 227-hp WRX model leads the charge, the...Read More»

2016 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG (Euro-spec)  -  2014 Paris Auto Show
2001 Chicago Auto Show Index

Chicago Auto Show, Part I (Feb. 7, 2001) Chicago Auto Show, Part II (Feb. 8, 2001) Chicago Auto Show, Part III (Feb. 9, 2001)Read More»

2000 Toyota Tacoma
2000 Chicago Show: Trucks and Stuff

CHICAGO — If there were a buzzword from this year’s Chicago auto show, it’d be trucks. Not only are trucks and sport-utes still trendy, but in terms of sales, they’re clearly taking center stage. Joining them at this year’s Chicago show were the next wave of utility — hybrids and...Read More»

2001 Dodge Stratus coupe
2000 Chicago Auto Show, Part Two

FORD HOLDS THE ‘BIRD. The Ford Thunderbird project has been set back by anywhere from three to six months, well-placed sources revealed to TCC in Chicago. The retro-styled roadster got an early preview and a long incubation period, and though no formal timetable was announced, Ford had planned to...Read More»

2000 Nissan Frontier Super Sport concept
2000 Chicago Auto Show, Part I

BUCKLE UP FOR SAFETY Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for children under the age of 10 in the U.S., noted Jim Hall, chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. Yet a sizable share of those deaths could be prevented, he stressed. But it will take more than just buckling...Read More»

Chevrolet Corvette C7R race car  -  live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show
2000 Chicago Auto Show Index

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2000 Chicago Auto Show
2000 Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO — great restaurants (we like Prairie and Centro), great architecture, and absolutely the worst weather of any major auto show on the circuit. Ever walk from the Drake Hotel to Water Tower Place in 10-degree cold? Even in that short distance, be prepared to lose a few appendages...Read More»

CAS
1999 Chicago Auto Show

...what’s making news at the 1999 Chicago Auto Show A PARTIAL ECLIPSE.SOLARA POWERED.THAT’S MISTER SPYDER TO YOU..HAPPY ANNIVERSARY.SAFETY FIRST.NOT SO CIVIL CIVIC. I DO DAEWOO.CATERROR.WHO’S NUMBER 1?THE HIGH COST OF WINNING.COUPE DE GRACE.LOSE THE BOW TIE. A BONNE GOOD TIME.HOLD THE...Read More»

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