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Daily Edition: Mar. 23, 2006
Daily Edition: Mar. 23, 2006

Nissan Plans New York Debut for New Altima The New York auto show will be the first public display of the new 2007 Nissan Altima, the company confirmed on Wednesday. A new body style arrives in 2007 on a new "D" platform, promising better body rigidity and a newly penned suspension. Nissan's...Read More»

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TheCarConnection's Trivia Quiz

byMurray Jackson Get more TCC Trivia 1. What was the name of Pat Brady’s Jeep in the 1950s TV series "The Roy Rogers Show"? 2. The sales brochures for this 1978 Dodge model featured the slogan "Does it all". 3. In the song "One Piece at a Time", what brand of car did Johnny Cash assemble? 4. In...Read More»

2006 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part VIII

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Porsche 911 Turbo The only useful feature not included with Porsche’s new 911 Turbo is the name of a good lawyer. You might need one if you push the latest variant of the 997-series sports car to its limits. The Turbo adds another 60...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-door Coupe LS Instrument Cluster
Racing News and Notes, Feb. 13, 2006

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Testing Update: Formula 1 pre-season testing continued apace last week, with the majority of teams working at Spain’s Jerez de la Frontera circuit. Renault, McLaren, Honda, Williams, Toyota, BMW, Midland and Scuderia Toro Rosso all...Read More»

2006 Lincoln Zephyr 4-door Sedan Angular Front Exterior View
Daily Edition: Feb. 13, 2006

TCC's Street Names Contest: Finalists! Our readers, it seems, have crisscrossed every inch of the country looking for the wildest, weirdest, and wackiest street names, and since we launched our contest on December 20, they've come up with some amazing signs of our time. We can't tell you how many...Read More»

2003 Volkswagen Golf 4-door HB GL Manual Rear Exterior View
CarGirl: What Real Women Drive

Mechanic’s Tale: What Real Men Drive by Douglas Flint (12/26/2005) You’re not thinking Miata, are you? More from the keys of Carol Traeger Last November, TCC ran a column by Douglas Flint entitled “What Real Men Drive,” in which he claimed real men don’t drive macho...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Daily Edition: Feb. 6, 2006

Chicago Show Debuts Include Ralliart The Chicago Auto Show begins next week for the media and the public. And among the introductions you'll see here next week on TheCarConnection are a handful of trucks, including the critical new Toyota Tundra and the updated Chevrolet Avalanche we showed you...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Jan. 31, 2006

Chrysler Revamps Marketing Dept. Chrysler Group on Monday restructured its marketing department in a way that more clearly separates brand marketing from product planning, and is designed to elevate how consumers view the Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep brands relative to the competition, especially...Read More»

2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part XI

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006)   GM Slashing Prices, Hoping to Cut Incentives General Motors will slash prices on about 80 percent of the cars, trucks and crossovers it sells in theU.S. the automaker announced Tuesday, a significant ramp-up of the Value Pricing strategy the...Read More»

2007 Ford Edge
2006 Detroit Auto Show Preview

Detroit’s annual auto show is a love-it and hate-it event. The timing couldn’t be worse: the city’s settled into the bleakest trough of the winter, and though the downtown renaissance continues apace, there’s still more to recommend Motown in the middle of summer than in the earliest days...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Daily Edition: Dec. 7, 2005

GM Brings Back  Henderson ; Devine Retiring A shake-up in senior management has been approved by a shaken General Motors board of directors, but the move leaves some observers wondering if there could be more to follow soon after the New Year. The most significant - and unexpected - change comes...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Dec. 5, 2005

  WSJ: Ford Closing  Atlanta, St. Paul and St. Louis Plants Three Ford Motor Company production facilities could be shuttered in a turnaround plan due from the automaker in January, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. The WSJ reports today in its online edition that Ford is...Read More»

2006 Hyundai Accent 4-door Sedan GLS Auto Instrument Panel
Daily Edition: Nov. 30, 2005

TCC Drives: 2006Toyota RAV4 There's big news for the new RAV4, headed to dealerships soon: V-6 power and third-row seats. V-6 power in the RAV is a long time coming, but third-row seats? Really? That's what we thought when we first heard the news. How could they cram in that third row? But the RAV4...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos
Live From Vegas: 2005 SEMA Show

2005 SEMA Show, Part II (11/2/2005) Subaru spec.B, Honda's hardcore Civic, Hyundai's new Accent hatch. SEMA Making Warranty Pledge It’s the era of customization, and the numbers show that American motorists are spending record amounts to personalize their vehicles. Retail spending on products...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 BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show
SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 SEMA Show

SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 SEMA Show Live From Vegas: 2005 SEMA Show (11/2/2005) The aftermarket meets the OEMs in Vegas. 2005 SEMA Show, Part II (11/2/2005) Subaru spec.B, Honda's hardcore Civic, Hyundai's new Accent hatch.  SEMA Making Warranty Pledge It's the era of customization, and the numbers...Read More»

Bentley Grand Convertible Concept  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show
SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 Tokyo Motor Show

SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 Tokyo Motor Show TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005) Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Lexus LF-Sh By all official accounts, the Lexus sedan shown on the stands at this year's Tokyo Motor...Read More»

2005 Scion xB 5dr Wagon Auto (Natl) Door Controls
2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part IV

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Lexus LF-Sh By all official accounts, the Lexus sedan shown on the stands at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show is a concept. But with its...Read More»

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV II  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show live photos
2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part V

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Audi S8 It’s the Audi with the Lamborghini engine — and if that sounds tantalizing, it is. The big S8 supersedan made its appearance in...Read More»

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