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Consumer Car News: 4/1/02
Consumer Car News: 4/1/02

TCC HEADS TO NY AUTO SHOWThe New York Auto Show is open to the public, and this week at TheCarConnection.com, our team of reporters will be bringing you all the new production and concept vehicles the show has to offer. Get the latest on the Ford Five Hundred, Infiniti G35 Coupe, Chrysler PT Turbo...Read More»

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TCC's Daily Edition: 9/19/01

GOVERNMENT, AUTO LEADERS STAGING SUMMIT New car sales could fall anywhere from 500,000 to 700,000 units short of earlier forecasts, warns J Ferron of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Other analysts are racing to downgrade their own numbers—which had run as high as 16.5 million—in the wake of September...Read More»

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2001 Dream Cruise Photo Gallery

by Mark Phelan When upwards of 60,000 hot rods, muscle cars and classic cruisers take to the road for a day of "Woodwarding," you're bound to see some rare, odd and unusual sites. Here are some of the more interesting ones we spotted during the 2002 Dream Cruise. (Oh, and click on any picture to...Read More»

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Driver's News: Week of 8/5/01

’03 CADDY CTS UNVEILED Are looks everything? In the case of the 2003 Cadillac CTS you see here, GM hopes they’re at least a big part of the equation. The 2003 CTS, the replacement for the German-bred-and-built Catera, will be unveiled officially on Aug. 18th at the Pebble Beach Concours...Read More»

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TCC Daily Edition: 8-6-01

Welcome to TheCarConnection's Daily Edition, your best source of industry news-delivered FREE right to your e-mail inbox. We welcome your input as we enter our second week. Write to us at letters@thecarconnection.com to let us know what should be added as we continue to take the pulse of the...Read More»

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TCC Daily Edition 8-3-01

This week, TheCarConnection.com is launching TCC's Daily Edition, our e-mail news delivered right to your inbox. We hope you'll enjoy the new service - and we hope that during this week of beta testing you'll send us your suggestions and ideas. Write to us at letters@thecarconnection.com...Read More»

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Power Shows Slower Gains

2001 J.D. Power CSI by TCC Team (7/16/2001) DETROIT—For the first time since J.D. Power and Associates began tracking customer satisfaction, actual warranty repairs are less than 50 percent of service visits. So what? That means that cars are that much better in terms of quality, and don’t have...Read More»

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Weekly News: July 2, 2001

FORD TO SCRUTINIZE REPLACEMENT TIRE LIST Ford Motor Company might drop some tires from its list of valid replacements for recalled Firestone tires, after Congressional investigators alleged that pending National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data shows the accident rate with some of...Read More»

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Weekly News: May 21, 2001

OPTIMAS RECALLED Kia is recalling Optima models for a wiring problem that could prevent the airbag system from functioning properly. The seat adjustment mechanism on the cars might pinch the airbag system's wiring, potentially causing a malfunction. The recall affects 9461 vehicles. ROLLERS...Read More»

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DC Faces Angry Shareholders

Bad news continues to haunt DaimlerChrysler as the company's management struggles to defuse a shareholder rebellion in Germany and restore morale at the battered Chrysler Group in the United States. Meanwhile, a report from analysts has raised concerns DaimlerChrysler's management has...Read More»

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WJR Auto Report: Jan. 8, 2001

Hold onto your cupholders — the Detroit auto show will be covering a lot of ground this year. The hot nostalgia ticket will be the rollout of Volkswagen’s Microbus concept, a modern update of the legendary hippie van. General Motors will be lifting the covers on an assortment of so-called...Read More»

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2001 L.A. Auto Show Index

Detroit and L.A. '01 Preview L.A. Auto Show, Day One L.A. Auto Show, Day TwoRead More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Big Advice for GM's Small Cars

To: Ron Zarrella President General Motors North America Dear Ron, It would help if we talked about your plans before you pushed ahead. As it is this advice comes late, and you probably won’t like to hear it but: Your plans for a small car revival are fatally flawed. You have said GM will: Build a...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Headlight News Weekly for November 20, 2000

DC REPLACES HOLDENSHIPPERS HOLDING DAEWOO CARSCOURTS FREEZE DAEWOO ASSETSDC MAY IDLE MORE PLANTSRECALL CUT SALES BY 40 PERCENTKIA RECALLS SEPHIASMITSUBISHI REPORTS LOSSFIAT WILL MOVE ARGENTINA ASSEMBLY TO BRAZILBRAZILIAN AUTO WORKERS STRIKETROOPERS RECALLEDNEW REAR CRASH TESTS PROPOSEDPT CRUISER...Read More»

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2000 Dream Cruise Day Two

Cruisers were out in force on Saturday, as spectacular 70-degree weather and parties on every block greeted the official start of the 2000 Woodward Dream Cruise. Click image for larger view As far as the event stretched — from Eight Mile Road in Detroit all the way to the distant shores of...Read More»

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2000 Dream Cruise, Day One

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. Or, gun them. Or, as hundreds of kids already lining the streets of Detroit’s Woodward Avenue were obviously taught by their fathers to say, "Light ‘em up!" The Dream Cruise doesn’t officially begin until today, but that didn’t stop cruisers from at...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Week of July 3, 2000

FORD WINS BIDDING WAR FOR DAEWOODC AND HYUNDAI FORM ALLIANCEMICHELIN AND GOODYEAR JOIN FORCESLEAR TO HELP MAKE GM VANSBMW WILL EXPAND IN SOUTH CAROLINAAUDI ISSUES RECALLMESA PROVING GROUNDS TO CLOSEHYUNDAI FLIP-FLOPS ON STRATEGYNISSAN TO RESTRUCTURE FINANCIAL ARMWISCONSIN LEGISLATORS TRY TO BLAME...Read More»

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Week of April 24, 2000

VISTEON FREE AT LASTFORD'S SWEET SIXTEENDAIMLERCHRYSLER MIXED BAGIN-CAR PRODUCTIVITY PARTNERSTOPLESS LEXUSNISSAN'S BIG TRUCKHONDA INCREASES INSIGHT AVAILABILITYPREORDER PRIUS ONLINEPORSCHE RECALLS 911C4ANOTHER BID FOR ROVERBMW AND MERCEDES-BENZ COMPACTS VISTEON FREE AT LAST Ford Motor Company...Read More»

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Week of February 21, 2000

NISSAN’S NEXT "Z" TO BE NEW DESIGNMORE RUMORS ON DC, PEUGEOT MATCH UPA SUV FOR SAABNISSAN TO BUILD TEN NEW MODELS FOR NORTH AMERICATRUCKS GROW IN POPULARITYYOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITEDDAIMLERCHRYSLER EXECS NAMEDLONGBRIDGE ROVER PLANT STAYS, SAYS BMWSATURN L-SERIES PRODUCTION CUTNERVOUS TT OWNERS GET...Read More»

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