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2008 New York Auto Show Coverage
2008 New York Auto Show Coverage

Each year the world’s car fans gather at convention centers around the world to ogle, ooh and ahh, and get generally titillated by auto shows. And while the circuit of shows used to be fairly geocentric, it’s totally gone global -- and this year’s internationally designated New York auto show...Read More»

2008 Hyundai HE-5 Concept
2008 Hyundai HE-5 Concept

Hyundai will launch a new compact minivan in the near future, and the Korean firm’s Geneva Motor Show concept hints at the styling and functionality. Bizarrely it has two names, either HED-5 — because it’s the fifth production the from Hyundai European Design center — or the i-mode. The...Read More»

2008 Cadillac CTS Coupe Concept
2008 Cadillac CT Coupe Concept

Cadillac's award-winning CTS sedan will likely get a coupe companion in mid-2008, and the two-door version of the luxury four-door has been previewed at the 2008 Detroit auto show in the form of the CT Coupe Concept. The CT is the latest iteration of the Cadillac "Art & Science" design theme...Read More»

2007 Volkswagen Space Up! Concept
2007 VW Space Up! Concept

Just a few weeks ago at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the Volkswagen Up! was described as a concept car. Now, with the debut of the Space Up!, the pair are being talked of by VW as a small-car family. There seems little doubt these cars – or something very like them – will become production...Read More»

2007 Daihatsu Mudmaster
Daihatsu in Tokyo: Tanto, Mud Master

Happy birthday to Daihatsu! The Japanese brand best known for its city cars is celebrating 100 years in business and marked the occasion with new concept and production cars at the Tokyo Motor Show. The most striking was the Mud Master, a small transporter prototype. Gull-wing doors open on three...Read More»

2008 Hyundai i30cw
Hyundai Reaches with i30cw

On its Frankfurt motor show stand, Hyundai revealed a new tall-wagon variant for its i30 model line, which is new for 2008. The i30cw, which is reportedly destined for U.S.shores next year in slightly different form as the Elantra wagon, has what is called a “new wagon design philosophy,” which...Read More»

2007 Renault Kangoo
Renault Intros Five at Frankfurt

Paris is always a big motor show for French firm Renault, but that doesn’t mean its hiding its light under a bushel on alternate years at Frankfurt. The company’s 2007 stand is the biggest it’s ever had, and with five new products it needed to be. First up is the Laguna hatchback and wagon...Read More»

2007 Nissan Micra Colour + Concept
2007 Nissan Micra Colour Concept

Nissan has spiced up its European subcompact, the Micra, in time for theFrankfurt auto show next week. But since teensy city cars tend to pale against the likes of Jaguar XFs and Maserati GTs, Nissan’s slathering the Micra with special paint to come up with the Micra Colour + Concept, a two-toner...Read More»

2007 Johnson Controls concept
New from Johnson Controls: The Hideaway Seat

Automotive interior design company Johnson Controls will have a new concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and has released a single sketch of how it’s going to look. The firm says the as-yet-unnamed prototype is about innovative use of space, characterized by the rear passenger seats which...Read More»

2007 Callaway C16 Cabrio
Callaway Spins C16 Cabrio Into Javits

Reeves Callaway is letting his hair down — along with the roof of the new C16 Corvette, first shown in Los Angeles , last December. Heading cross-country, the well-known tuner rolled out the C16 Cabrio at the ’07 New York Auto Show. The tuner transformation that is the C16 starts with Corvette...Read More»

2007 Mazda Ryuga concept
Mazda’s Ryuga: No, It’s Not Déjà Vu

SLIDESHOW: Mazda’s concept unveiled at Detroit looked somewhat familiar to the Nagare concept recently unveiled at the Los Angeles show. That’s no mistake. The Ryuga, according to Mazda, is the next step in the evolution of the Nagare and, according to executive vice pesident Bob Graziano...Read More»

2008 smart fortwo
U.S.-Bound Smart is “Simply Cool”

At the tail end of the Mercedes-Benz press conference at the 2007Detroit auto show, Dieter Zetsche brought Roger Penske in via teleconference from the nearby (but not adjacent) smart stand. Penske’s company, UnitedAutoGroup of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is DaimlerChrysler’s distribution partner...Read More»

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2007 Nissan Bevel Concept

Nissan says the concept it will show at the 2007 Detroit auto show in January will be dubbed the Bevel. The Bevel, Nissan says, will be a dynamic, multi-purpose vehicle with a small size, big utility and fresh thinking – including a function-inspired design, a ‘command central’ cockpit and...Read More»

2006 Honda Step Bus Concept
2006 Honda Step Bus Concept

Honda hopes to lure in hip, young buyers with its boxy Step Bus concept vehicle, debuting at the 2006Los Angeles auto show this week. Think of the show car as the ultimate party tool “for the MP3 generation,” declared John Mendel, the automaker’s top U.S. executive, adding that the Step Bus...Read More»

2010 Dodge Nitro 2WD 4-door SE Angular Rear Exterior View
RELEASE: 2006 Dodge Nitro 5.7L HEMI Concept

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. · Builders: DaimlerChrysler Dealer Technical Operations and Vehicle Build Shops · 5.7L HEMI Crate Engine by Mopar · 360 horsepower @ 5,400 rpm and 360 lbs.-ft. of torque @ 4,200 rpm This Dodge...Read More»

2006 Cadillac SRX 4-door V8 SUV Tail Light
RELEASE: 2006 Cadillac SRX Sport by Dana Buchman

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006) All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. For two decades, Dana Buchman has created clothes for the women who runAmerica ’s businesses, communities and families. Now, this vaunted New York fashion house has created the ultimate...Read More»

2006 Chevrolet SSR Reg Cab 116.0" WB LS Angular Front Exterior View
RELEASE: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado E85 Handyman

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. The Chevy Silverado E85 Handyman is a versatile truck, delivering both comfort and capability to owners who use it as their rolling office or to transport loads of mulch on the weekend. Equipped...Read More»

2011 "American Pride" Camaro
RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab Z71 Plus

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. The 2007 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab Z71 Plus demonstrates how a great truck can be made even better with Chevrolet Accessories. The Z71 designation has long stood for off-road performance excellence...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Equinox FWD 4-door LT w/1LT Door Controls
RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Rally Sport

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. The 2007 Chevy Silverado Rally Sport recalls legendary Rally Sport Chevys, such as the first-generation Rally Sport Camaros. Those cars were all about good looks and affordable, sporty performance...Read More»

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