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2001 New York Show Preview
2001 New York Show Preview

Sponsors of TCC's 2001NY Auto Show coverage New York’s a great place in spring — just ask Bill and Hillary. What better time to go rowing from the Chelsea Piers, see Ricki Lake in full pregnancy waddle, and get a glimpse at all sorts of future car models from the floor of the convenient...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Weekly News: April 2, 2001

EXIDE PAYS FOR PAST MISTAKES Exide Technologies has finally reached a plea agreement in an Illinois federal court, closing the door on the dishonest dealings of former Exide management. With the settlement, Exide will pay about $27.5 million in fines, payable over five years, and the federal...Read More»

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2001 Geneva Show, Part III

Sponsors of TCC's 2001Geneva Motor Show coverage BUG OUT. The Volkswagen Beetle RSE will be likely to come as a surprise, especially if you’re sitting next to it at a stoplight. The highest-performance New Beetle yet, it will come with a 225-horsepower, 3.2-liter V-6 up-front, mated to VW’s...Read More»

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Weekly News: February 19, 2001

DC MAY EDGE VOLVO OUT OF MITSUBISHI VENTURE Volvo and Mitsubishi may soon end their joint venture operations due to DaimlerChrysler interest in Mitsubishi's car and truck operations, according to Reuters and London's Financial Times. A Mitsubishi alliance would give the automaker a doorway into the...Read More»

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Weekly News: February 12, 2001

PORSCHE DISHES HOT SUV DETAILS Porsche AG has revealed some more details about its long-awaited Cayenne sport-utility vehicle. At the Chicago Auto Show, Porsche officials said that the company plans to make about 25,000 Cayennes in the first year, with more than half of them bound for the U.S. The...Read More»

BMW X Coupe Concept
2001 Detroit Auto Show, Part II

Sponsor of TCC's 2001 Detroit Show coverage DODGE UNLEASHES ‘03 VIPER. DaimlerChrysler unveiled an all-new Viper, to be introduced as a 2003 model. The musclecar icon gets more than 500 hp (the exact amount hasn't been finalized) and 500 lb-ft of torque, as the monstrous, all-aluminum V-10 engine...Read More»

Ford 49er Concept, 2001 Detroit Auto Show
2001 Detroit Show: Getting There

Sponsor of TCC's 2001 Detroit Show coverage More than 800,000 people will squeeze through the doors at Detroit’s Cobo Hall over the next two weeks to get a glimpse at cool concepts and production cars at the 2001 North American International Auto Show, which opens to the public Jan. 13. Many go...Read More»

Honda Model X Concept
2001 Detroit Show: Trucks and Stuff

The North American Truck of the Year is typical of today's truck - better at handling than hauling much more than families. Sponsor of TCC's 2001 Detroit Show coverage DETROIT— Call ‘em what you will: SUV, AAV, SAV, SUT, UUV or ACC. America’s obsession with the open road and love affair with...Read More»

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2001 L.A. Auto Show, Day Two

A REAL WORKHORSE. Calling it “the workhorse of the Mazda lineup,” Mazda pulled the wraps off two new versions of the subcompact Protégé. The new Sport Wagon is designed for those who need plenty of room while keeping an eye on their budget. Sportier than traditional wagons, it could find a...Read More»

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Headlight News Weekly for November 6, 2000

GM TO INVEST IN SMALL-CAR PLATFORMSFORD INVESTS IN RIVER ROUGEBABY JAG GETS A NAMEDC AND GM GIVE WORKERS AOL ACCESS DAIMLERCHRYSLER TO IDLE PLANTSNISSAN PROFITS FROM RESTRUCTURINGGM SALES UP, FORD DOWNFORD-FIRESTONE RELATIONSHIP NOT FINISHEDU.S. TO GET BRITISH HONDASMITSUBISHI CONSOLIDATION...Read More»

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Week of September 18, 2000

GM UPS STAKE IN SUZUKI COVISINT GETS APPROVALNHTSA TO GET EXPANDED POWERFORD IDLE TIME HURTING PROFITS, SUPPLIERSCOMMITTEE THREATENS SUBPOENA FOR TIRE DATACONSUMER CONFIDENCE IN FORD AND FIRESTONE LOWNYT: FORD KNEW ABOUT IGNITION FAULTMITSUBISHI MANAGEMENT SHAKEUPGM AIRBAG RECALLBMW ANNOUNCES SMALL...Read More»

2002 Cadillac Eldorado ESC
Week of September 11, 2000

FIRESTONE FACES FEDS ON WEDSFIRESTONE MAKES PACT WITH WORKERSFORD CRITICIZES FIRESTONE IN TESTIMONYFORD LOOKS TO GOODYEARDC MAY RENEGOTIATE DC DEALMITSUBISHI BLUNDERSJAGUAR CONSIDERS ALUMINUMVOLVO, AUTOLIV BECOME EMSTOYOTA GOES ONSTAR FOR LSGM CUTS ELDORADO PRODUCTIONPORSCHE PLANS LATIN...Read More»

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Car Clips: Sept. 4, 2000

Chevy SSR is cruisin’ at GM Click image for larger view. With the runaway success of Chrysler’s PT Cruiser, based largely on its catchy looks and versatility, the inevitable me-toos are ready and waiting in the wings. GM CEO Rick Wagoner has announced that Chevrolet has been given the nod to...Read More»

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August 29, 2000

DC WILL EXPAND ALABAMA PLANT DaimlerChrysler yesterday announced a $600-million expansion of its Tuscaloosa, Alabama, facilities. The expansion could effectively double production capacity of Mercedes-Benz M-Class sport-utility vehicles, from 80,000 up to 160,000 vehicles per year. The Alabama...Read More»

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Week of August 21, 2000

GM BRINGS CONCEPTS TO PRODUCTIONTIRE PLANT WAS RIDDLED WITH PROBLEMS, SAYS POSTGROUPS URGE EXPANDED RECALLSTATE FARM SAYS IT TIPPED ON TIRE PROBLEMTIREMAKERS BOOST PRODUCTIONFIRESTONE RECALL UNDER SCRUTINYFORD EXECS ON THE DEFENSIVENHTSA PLANS NEW TIRE TESTSDC TO OFFER TELEMATICS SYSTEMGM TO EXPAND...Read More»

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Week of July 31, 2000

PT CRUISER MIXED BAG IN CRASH TESTSFORD TO CLEAN UP SUVSFOCUSING ON THE WORLDLEASE LENDERS LOSINGBECKER TO HEAD BMW SMALL CARSGM AND FORD INTERESTED IN PROTONAUTOMAKERS PROPOSE DISTRACTION GUIDELINESHYUNDAI CONFIRMS PLANS FOR N. AMERICA AND EUROPEMERCEDES-BENZ TO EXPORT CARS FROM S. AFRICAINTEREST...Read More»

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Week of July 24, 2000

REPORT SAYS SOME SUVS HIGHLY LIKELY TO ROLL OVER FORD AND SHELBY GO AFTER REPLICASSAAB ROADSTER GETS GO-AHEADGM BUYS HONDA ENGINES FOR SATURNBELVIDERE MAY MAKE CRUISERNAVIGATION SYSTEMS DISTRACTINGGM EARNINGS UPDC GOES AHEAD WITH NEXT-GENERATION A-CLASSFORD POSTS LOSS DESPITE HIGHER REVENUESDC BUYS...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
Week of July 10, 2000

THE DEBATE OVER RECYCLED AIRBAGS EUROPEAN AUTOMAKERS SEEK COVISINT ALTERNATIVE GAS PRICES TO FALL EXIDE SELLS STARTER/ALTERNATOR BUSINESS LOPEZ FACES EXTRADITION SATELLITE UP FOR RADIO SERVICE GAS PRICES HAD LITTLE EFFECT ON SUV SALES DANA JOINS COVISINT ROVER HIRES DESIGN DIRECTOR THE DEBATE OVER...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Week of June 26, 2000

GM TO BUILD NEW MICHIGAN PLANTDC: FIRST FUEL-CELL PRODUCTSUNOCAL CLAIMS INNOCENCEGM KEEPS TRUCKIN’TEENS RIDING WITH TEENS: RISKYFORD MOTOR AND TOYOTA WIN IN LATEST CRASH TESTSDC WILL BUILD VANGM: SPECIAL ORDER CARS TAKING OFFTEAMSTERS AND UAW LOOKING GREENOPEL WORKERS BACK ON THE JOB GM TO BUILD...Read More»

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