January

Daily Edition: Feb. 27, 2006
Daily Edition: Feb. 27, 2006

WJR Auto Report: Geneva Show Bows The Swiss are known for many things: pristine Alpine mountains, cheese and chocolate. And, of course, cuckoo clocks. But they’re not known for cars, well not any made in the mountain nation. But that’s precisely why the automotive world descends on the...Read More»

Maximilian Szwaj
End of the Line for Generous Motors?

It used to be conventional wisdom in American business that “Generous Motors” offered the richest benefits around. GM was an enormously rich company back in the 1950s and 1960s, and GM’s top management used the company’s wealth to attract and retain talent. Fast-forward 50 years, and the...Read More»

John Edwards
Daily Edition: Jan. 30, 2006

New Expedition Gains EL Edition Ford's new Expedition will come in two versions when it goes on sale in the fall, the company announced last Friday. The new full-size SUV will come in standard and EL extended-wheelbase editions, with the larger Expedition EL delivering 14.8 inches in additional...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
News of the Weird: January 2006

Researcher Jean-Louis Martin of the Universite Claude Bernard inLyon, France, found (for a December British Medical Journal article) that consuming cannabis (marijuana) doubled motorists’ likelihood of a fatal auto collision, and alarming news headlines about the report followed. Less prominently...Read More»

2008 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan V6 SEL FWD Side Exterior View
Racing News and Notes, Dec. 26, 2005

  We hope you’re all enjoying the holiday season. It was a fairly slow news week on the motorsports front, but here are a few juicy morsels to tide you over until the New Year: Formula 1:   • Hello, I Must Be Going: Recently-crowned World Drivers Champion Fernando Alonso dropped a bombshell...Read More»

2010 Jaguar XK
Industry Report: Dec. 5, 2005

Jeep Prices Porsche-Slaying SRT8 Grand Cherokee The new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 will cost about half as much as the Porsche Cayenne Turbo it beats in a 0-60 run, the Chrysler Group said in a release on Thursday. The new HEMI-powered SUV will sport a base price tag of $39,995 when it goes on sale...Read More»

2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4WD 4-door Manual (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View
Daily Edition: Nov. 28, 2005

Toyota Chips Away at GM Toyota Motor Corp. is moving steadily closer to its goal of unseating General Motors Corp. as the world's leading automaker. In fact, with General Motors preparing to slash production capacity in North America by one million units over the next three years, Toyota is...Read More»

2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-door LX 4WD 3.5L Auto Side Exterior View
Daily Edition: Nov. 23, 2005

Hyundai Shows '07 Santa Fe, Prices Azera Hyundai HQ in South Korea has released the first photos of the new Santa Fe online at its Korean-language Web site. The new Santa Fe hasn't yet been shown for U.S. journalists or shoppers, and as such, there's precious little information about the new SUV...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
Racing Results: November 19-21, 2005

 Well, that’s it. Last weekend of the racing season. Saddest day of the year for many of us. It seems like forever until the 24 Hours of Daytona, which has thankfully been moved up to late January, but we’re going to have to wait. In the meantime, we’ll have to content ourselves with the...Read More»

2005 GMC Sierra Denali Crew Cab 143.5" WB Open Doors
Industry Report: Nov. 21, 2005

"Red Tag" Prices Come to GM Through Jan. General Motors is turning to discounted prices once more to clear inventories of 2005 and 2006 models from its lots. The company's new "Red Tag" promotion, dealers will put maximum prices on vehicles that will reflect reductions on prices of anywhere from a...Read More»

2005 Scion xA 4-door Sedan Auto (Natl) Rear Exterior View
2005 SEMA Show, Part II

Live From Vegas: 2005 SEMA Show (11/2/2005) The aftermarket meets the OEMs in Vegas. Hyundai Hopes for Tuner Magic with Three-Door Accent Like Kia, its sister division, Hyundai is pushing hard to connect with the tuner and hip-hop crowd, said brand development manager Justin Osborne, in order to...Read More»

Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
Green Machines Color Tokyo Show

Green Machines Color Tokyo Show White has traditionally been the most popular color for Japanese motorists, but at this year's Tokyo Motor Show, the dominant hue is green. Automakers have filled Makuhari Messe with an assortment of environmentally-friendly hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles, though...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
Daily Edition: August 19, 2004

ME-412 Could Live On Without Bernhard A decision on the future of Chrysler's high-performance concept vehicle, the ME-412 supercar, is likely to be made in the next few months. "Within this year, we should be able to come to some conclusion," Chrysler Group CEO Dieter Zetsche told...Read More»

John Edwards
Daily Edition: Jul. 7, 2004

GM and Ford to Up Spiffs Today Smarting from slow June sales and sweating out a potentially lean summer, General Motors upped its lease deals following the holiday weekend and is expected to jack up rebate cash on slow selling models today as well. Ford is expected to increase its offers as well...Read More»

2004 Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT
2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part IV

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Maserati Feeding Need for Speed Even as it prepares to launch the third new model in its lineup, the Quattroporte sedan, Maserati has rolled out a fourth product, though getting one won’t be easy. The MC12 is the name chosen for both the new...Read More»

2004 Chrysler ME4-12 concept
2004 Detroit Show, Part I

2004 Detroit Auto Show Coverage (1/4/2004) Chrysler Drops Bombshell with ME4-12 Chrysler Group executives wowed an audience of hard-to-please journalists with a completely new supercar, the last and grandest concept car to be presented on the stand. The Chrysler ME Four-Twelve — which stands for...Read More»

 2011 Wiesmann Spyder Concept
2003 Tokyo Motor Show, Part III

2003 Tokyo Motor Show Index (10/21/2003) Cartoon Characters As reporters enter Makuhari Messe, the convention center housing the biennial Tokyo Motor Show, they’re greeted by the ear-splitting road of 20 road racing simulators. Along the side aisles, auto parts makers and aftermarket vendors...Read More»

2011 Audi A1 Cabrio preview rendering
2003 Geneva Show, Part II

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (2/23/2003)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2003 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (3/3/2003)All the best from the Swiss car event of the year. Bentley Conti GT Is $149,900 Wait no longer for the way to spend your casino winnings —...Read More»

Kia Sportspace Concept  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show live photos
2003 L.A. Auto Show Preview

updated 12/12/02 The New Year begins each year with a battle between Detroit and L.A. And oddly enough, it has nothing to do with Eminem and a West Coast posse. For the past decade, Los Angeles and Detroit have warred over which show will make more impact in the first days of the new year. Usually...Read More»

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