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Los Angeles Show Gets Stylish
Los Angeles Show Gets Stylish

  Los Angeles ’ annual car show has been a hit with shoppers from its inception. But in terms of international attention, media coverage, and manufacturer attendance, it’s in past years been overshadowed by the annual Detroit extravaganza that takes place shortly after it — even by the later...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes: Oct. 31, 2005

Formula 1: • Speed TV’s Robin Miller is reporting that reigning IRL and Indy 500 champ Dan Wheldon will announce an F1 deal this week. The deal is reportedly a test-driver deal, with a full-time race seat option for 2007. • The Formula One Commission met last Monday, and made some big...Read More»

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Racing Results: September 9-11, 2005

It was another weekend of mixed emotions, as the plight of Hurricane Katrina victims was still on the minds of many, and the fourth anniversary of September 11, 2001 prompted many somber recollections. The racing goes on, however, and it was a busy weekend with Formula 1 at Spa, NASCAR at Richmond...Read More»

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2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index

SHOW NEWS 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/12/2005)VW Eos, Benz S-Class and ML63, Jeep Patriot and Compass. 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part II by Bengt Halvorson (9/12/2005)Smart Crosstown, Skoda Octavia, Mitsubishi Sportback. 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part III by Marty Padgett...Read More»

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GM Has a Hard Sell - Even to Itself

GM Has a Hard Sell - Even to Itself Considering all its quality problems, it's not surprising so many once-loyal General Motors buyers abandoned the brand over the last few decades. Recent studies show GM now catching up to the best of the imports. Three of the giant automaker's brands actually...Read More»

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SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 Detroit Auto Show

Honda Ridgeline: Most "Impactful?" In the lexicon of auto-show press releases, new words are created where perhaps they shouldn't be. "Impactful" is one of those non-words bandied about, and if you understand what it's supposed to mean, you'll understand why Honda's Ridgeline truck could be the...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Daily Edition: Jun. 21, 2004

L.A. auto show to shift seasons In the long-running battle between Detroit and Los Angeles, the folks out West have finally blinked. Bowing to industry pressure, the Los Angeles Auto Show is shifting to November, and will no longer go head-to-head with the bigger North American International...Read More»

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Chrysler Shows ’04, ’05 Models

Related Articles: DC, Kerkorian Get Day in Court by Joseph Szczesny (11/23/2003) Judge rules merger lawsuit will see a trial. Chrysler Group, struggling under the weight of a stalled restructuring plan, divulged its full lineup of calendar-year 2004 new product launches along with several features...Read More»

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Chrysler Shows ’04, ’05 Models

Chrysler Group, struggling under the weight of a stalled restructuring plan, divulged its full lineup of calendar-year 2004 new product launches along with several features and pricing details. Chrysler CEO Dieter Zetche has been on a multi-city tour talking up the new products to dealers. Zetche...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
DAILY EDITION: Oct. 15, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Oct. 15, 2003 Spy Shots: 2005 Chevy Corvette Don’t look for a carbon-fiber body and aluminum hydroformed frame on the new C6 Corvette — they’re reserved for the Le Mans effort. But shown here is the latest spy photo of the C6 Corvette coupe, photographed just hours ago...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: August 5, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: August 5, 2003 Benz Yanks A-Class from U.S. Plans, Subs In CST Mercedes-Benz’ plan to sell the Golf-sized A-Class in the U.S. have been scuttled. Automotive News confirms reports from Benz insiders to TCC that the brand’s base model in the U.S. will instead be a sport...Read More»

2003 HUMMER H2 4-door Wagon Open Doors
2003 NADA Convention Coverage

Related Articles: NADA: Bill Ford Takes the Stage by TCC Team (1/31/2003) The NADA convention is on in San Francisco, bringing dealers to the forefront of an auto industry in transition. Stay with TCC for more from NADA, and to get continuous coverage from the convention, click over...Read More»

2003 Mitsubishi Tarmac Spyder concept
2003 Detroit Auto Show, Part VII

Related Articles: 2003 L.A. Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/1/2003) 2003 Detroit Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/2/2003) NISSAN TITAN UNVEILED Nissan is putting Ford, GM and Dodge on notice with the Titan, the company's first full-size pickup. Nissan says its full-sizer won't be a 7/8ths...Read More»

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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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DAILY EDITION: Sept. 4, 2002

Subscribe and get e-mail news FREE! CHEVY SETS EQUINOX FOR 2004 Chevrolet says it will market its first crossover vehicle, the Equinox, in the 2005 model year. The new vehicle is based on the company’s Theta architecture — that’s the Saturn VUE to those of us outside the Renaissance Center...Read More»

2002 Toyota Tundra Stepside concept
2002 Chicago Show, Part II

2002 Chicago Show, Part I by TCC Team (2/5/2002) 2002 Chicago Show, Part III by TCC Team (2/7/2002) sponsored by Toyota TRUCK WARS: THE BATTLE FOR CHICAGO U.S. motor vehicle sales may be on the decline, but you wouldn’t know it from the demand for pickup trucks, especially full-size models. And...Read More»

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Consumer Car News: 2/4/02

CHRYSLER UPS INCENTIVESAdmitting it has lost market momentum in recent weeks, Chrysler has announced a new sales incentive program, but the number-three automaker has consciously decided to keep its cash-back awards smaller than those from either General Motors or Ford Motor Co. "We're not giving...Read More»

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Driver's News: 11/12/01

FIRESTONE SETTLES WITH STATESThe Associated Press reports that Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. has reached an agreement under which it will pay as much as $51.5 million to avoid lawsuits lodged by states over the Firestone tire recall. The settlement, which could be announced today, will have Firestone...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
TCC's Daily Edition: 10/15/01

TODAY’S TOP STORIES VUE: NEW VISION FOR SATURN? It was meant to be the American answer to the Japanese small car. But after an auspicious introduction, General Motors has allowed its Saturn brand to languish, raising serious questions about its long-term viability. So all eyes will be on the VUE...Read More»

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