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Nissan’s Bridge to Embarrassment

Nissan’s Bridge to Embarrassment

"Ignorance is no excuse" is the old adage about, say, being nailed for exceeding a speed limit you didn't know existed. But it's hard to figure how U. S. Nissan marketing executives and the advertising agency for the Titan pickup truck ever came up with the "Col. Bogey March" musical background for... read more

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Fifty Years of James Dean

Fifty Years of James Dean

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Phaeton Goes To The Drive-In

Phaeton Goes To The Drive-In

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Neiman Marcus Puts Lexus on Its Xmas List

What’s on your wish list this year for the holidays? While we hold out for world peace and maybe a Canon 20D, Neiman Marcus hopes that 75 of you out there will put... read more September 27, 2005 by 3


Big GM SUVs Get Aero Treatment

General Motors executives are confident the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe will sell regardless of record fuel prices. In part, they say, it’s because they did their homework on... read more September 27, 2005 by 1


Bentley Drops GT Top

Today, Bentley announced the introduction of the Continental GTC, the convertible version of the GT. The 2+2 is a welcome addition to the GT, that arrived in 2003 and so far... read more September 26, 2005 by 1


The Week in Reverse

Jeep decides to drop a Commander from 1200 feet in the sky and Operation Gratitude gets a PR buzz. Hilary Clinton makes predictable suggestion that perhaps Jeep dropped the... read more September 23, 2005 by 0


Up In the Sky...It's a Bird...It's a...Jeep?

Would you do this to your Jeep? Chrysler Group, which has a fascination with destroying its own vehicles for press stunts, is at it again. The brand that ran a Grand Cherokee... read more September 21, 2005 by 0


At Volvo, The Cost of Safety Is Never Too High

“Twenty. Fifteen. Ten. Five. BAM!” In just that amount of time, two Volvos make it to the end of their brief and final test drive. The 2.5-ton XC90 you expect to... read more September 16, 2005 by 1


That Good Old German Organization

I love stereotypes – not the harmful ones, but the good ones that make me think better of strangers and less of myself. Like, Italians are better lovers and it’s... read more September 15, 2005 by 0


Live from Mainhattan....

Yes, the auto babes are here - and before you get all your Andrea Dworkin up in our face, that's what one of the models called herself when asked (not the one here in a dress... read more September 12, 2005 by 0


The Week in Reverse

Ford's Mark Fields is the latest fresh face (relatively) to get hustled up through the executive ranks. One former Ford insider we know says the Nasser brain drain's effects... read more September 9, 2005 by 0


VW Gets Konged

Volkswagen has a thing for classic horror - how else can you explain the Thing? Or the original Fox, for that matter. Still, we can't help but think the new King Kong movie... read more September 8, 2005 by 0

Volvo production site in Chengdu, China

BMW Joins GM, DC on Hybrids

And you thought it never would happen: BMW is joining the hybrid world. And it's doing so along with GM and DaimlerChrysler. BMW has now joined the alliance already existing... read more September 7, 2005 by 0


American Cancer Society Auctioning Ford GT

Detroit is getting ready for the 2005 American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball Saturday, September 10, at the Michigan State Fairgrounds. One deep-pockets bidder can... read more September 6, 2005 by 0

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TCC's Weekly Reader

Hurricane Katrina's still in the news - if you need the latest updates or are trying to connect with folks in the New Orleans area, try the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Web... read more September 6, 2005 by 0


Dodge Hooks Up with Mydols

MILF alert: Chrysler is striking one for the minivan moms who need relief from screaming kids as well as, possibly, monthly urges to listen to rock and roll. The... read more September 5, 2005 by 0


The Week in Reverse

TCC is asking all its readers to contribute to the American Red Cross and other reputable charities in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Everyone will be affected by this... read more September 3, 2005 by 1


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