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Scion Stacks ‘Em Up in Detroit
Scion Stacks ‘Em Up in Detroit

Toyota’s Scion division didn’t have any all-new products to show off at the Detroit auto show, but between the DJs spinning ‘round the show clock and the free T-shirts being pressed behind them, the upstart division found plenty of gawkers crowding its booth. And no wonder – the Scion show...Read More»

Changfeng
Changfeng Lightens the Cobo Mood

To be honest, it’s not quite clear what the little Chinese automaker, Changfeng Group, was doing at this year’s Detroit Auto Show. Though it brought five separate models to Cobo Hall, it’s not clear if and when any of them might actually reach the U.S. market. But it’s a clear sign that...Read More»

2007 Acura Advanced Coupe Concept
2007 Acura Advanced Coupe Concept

On Acura’s stand, Honda Motor Co. president and CEO Takeo Fukui introduced the Advanced Coupe Concept, a new sports car design that previews a potential successor to the now-discontinued NSX. One of the brand’s priorities in a concept, especially a sports-car concept, according to...Read More»

2007 Ford Interceptor concept
2007 Ford Interceptor Concept

SLIDESHOW: ‘Tis the season to be spreading cheer…and rumors. With the holidays largely behind us and the 2007 Detroit auto show, fast approaching, the automotive gossip mill starts churning out word of what just might make it to the floor of Cobo Hall. TheCarConnection.com has confirmed that...Read More»

2008 Ford Five Hundred
Ford Bows with Focus, Interceptor, MKR

While acknowledging the serious problems facing his company, Ford Motor Co. Chairman Bill Ford insisted that with the right people and the right products, the troubled automaker will prove surprisingly resilient. During an opening-day preview, at the Detroit Auto Show, of its latest cars, trucks...Read More»

2008 Chrysler Town & Country
The Week in Reverse: January 5, 2007

Detroit’s auto show opens on Sunday, and frankly, we’re wondering what’s left to see now that the Camaro Convertible, Chrysler minivans and the Interceptor are already live on the Internet. Pardon us for asking, but is there a print magazine that hasn’t hit the newsstands yet, with...Read More»

Rick Wagoner
Los Angeles Show: Relaunch Successful

While the public days at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show have barely gotten underway, organizers are already declaring the event a success, and even critics agree that the show has come a long way in its effort to gain more credibility. Organizers concede they were forced to reschedule to November...Read More»

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2006 SEMA Show

The 2006 SEMA show is underway in Las Vegas - and along with 27 concept vehicles from General Motors, a new Shelby Mustang GT Convertible, and a Dodge Challenger fully tricked out all in attendance, TheCarConnection is bringing you the best from this year's aftermarket show. Get the official...Read More»

2006 Buick Lucerne 4-door Sedan CXL V6 Dashboard
RELEASE: Buick Lucerne CXX Luxury Liner

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. For a taste of Detroit and Europe blended together, look no further than the Buick Lucerne CXX Luxury Liner by Rick Bottom Custom Motor Sports of Mendota, Ill. This interpretation of the Lucerne...Read More»

2006 Lotus Exige
Driver's News: Lotus Exige, Paris Show

Mitsu Launching Three Models at Detroit Show Paris hasn't even opened yet, but the official launches for the Detroit auto show in January are already firming up. Mitsubishi is among the first to promise it will introduce new vehicles in Detroit, and the Japanese automaker says it will bring three...Read More»

2006 Skoda Joyster concept, Paris Auto Show
2006 Paris Auto Show, Part V

    2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) Opel Unveils Antara While American motorists are clearly the world’s biggest fans of sport-utility vehicles, Europeans have their own love affair going with what they know as 4x4s and MPVs (or Multi-Purpose Vehicles). And there were plenty...Read More»

2007 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan V6 SEL FWD Grille
Detroit Hurt in "Total Quality" Study

Detroit Hurt in "Total Quality" Study Detroit automakers fielded winners in eight of 20 different product segments in the latest Total Quality Study, General Motors matching that perennial benchmark of quality, Toyota. But the overall study gives Detroit little room to celebrate. Most of its...Read More»

2006 Mercury Milan
Ford Confirms Mexican Plan

Flint: Minivans Tell the GM, Ford Story by Jerry Flint (6/18/2006) It’s 17 years and they haven’t been able to get them right yet. And they don’t even care! Detroit Hurt in “Total Quality” Study by TCC Team (6/18/2006) New survey says Americans are losing ground where it matters, gaining...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Industry Report: May 29, 2006

  Ford Credit Rating Under Fire AgainFord Motor Co.'s slow turnaround has prompted Standard & Poor's to placing both the automaker and Ford Motor Credit Co. on CreditWatch with negative implications, which could lead to another downgrade that would quickly drive up the company's borrowing...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Industry Report: May 15, 2006

Ford Shareholders Send Chairman a MessageFord Motor Co. chairman William Clay Ford Jr. got an earful from a few shareholders during the company's annual meeting Thursday. One shareholder and Ford retiree claimed the Ford CEO had done little to help turn around the company's fortunes and said he...Read More»

2011 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SE FWD Dashboard
Marketing Report: May 8, 2006

 Fields wants "cult of personality" dead at FordThe "Way Forward" at Ford Motor Company does not entail a return to top-down management or "a cult of personality" that the automaker has experienced in the past,Americas CEO Mark Fields declared Wednesday. Addressing a luncheon session of the...Read More»

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Industry Report: May 8, 2006

  Chrysler in co-op with China 's Chery?Chrysler Group may be in negotiations with Chinese automaker Chery for the contract manufacture of a new Chrysler world car for sale in markets outside the U.S. Automotive News reports that Chrysler is looking at whether it could build a global car through...Read More»

Infiniti QX30 Concept  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show
Audi Shows New TT

Audi Shows New TT Audi's second-generation TT coupe has been shown to the world, and was on display at theNew York auto show as a part of a fashion show with a mock runway running right through the Javits Center. The new TT doesn't showing off the Art Deco lines of the original; Audi's restyled the...Read More»

2006 Nissan Altima 4-door Sedan 2.5 S Auto Angular Rear Exterior View
2006 New York Auto Show: Last Words

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Best New Concept: Scion’s FUSE was probably the most intriguing inNew York’s unusually short list of concept cars. Toyota’s youthful brand-within-a-brand has shown a willingness to break out of the proverbial box with production models...Read More»

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