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Toyota Getting Hammered by Greens

Toyota Getting Hammered by Greens

Environmentalists are putting pressure onToyota to switch sides in the ongoing debate over fuel economy. As a member of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Toyota, which has artfully used the hybrid Prius to polish its green image, has sided with its American rivals — General Motors, Ford...

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2008 Honda Accord

Auto Sales Heading Below 16 Million?

Lots of people scoffed last January when Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive officer at Renault/Nissan, said he was preparing for new vehicle sales of only 16 million units in... read more September 4, 2007 by  0

Woodward Avenue

2007 Woodward Dream Cruise, Part I

Okay, non-Detroiters, listen up. You're about to learn about what may be the world's greatest gathering of cars. Already know about it? Well, don't think you already know... read more August 19, 2007 by  0

2008 Lexus SC430 Pebble Beach Edition

Lexus Putts Out New Pebble SC

As has become a tradition on the fairways on17 Mile Drive , Lexus is introducing a new Pebble Beach Edition of its retractable-hardtop SC430 this week, amid the backdrop of... read more August 15, 2007 by  0

2008 Land Rover Range Rover

Range Rover Gets Its Own Stylist

What’s Land Rover got in store for the Range Rover? Almost creating a brand within a brand, theU.K. 4x4 firm has strengthened its design team with the appointment of Phil... read more July 5, 2007 by  0

Gas Pumps

Gas Prices: Near Record, Headed Higher

Gas prices jumped 11.5 cents last week to come within a half-cent of the all-time, inflation-adjusted high price. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that the... read more May 21, 2007 by  0

Gas gauge

Lundberg: Gas Prices At All-Time High

Trilby Lundberg’s biweekly survey of gas prices nationwide has some unwelcome news for drivers. The Lundberg survey says we’re now paying the highest prices ever for... read more May 7, 2007 by  0

1932 Ford

Calling All Deuces—Back to Dearborn

Ford will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the 1932 Ford with aDearborn bash a week before the area’s annual Dream Cruise. The celebration takes place August 9-12 in... read more May 2, 2007 by  0

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Analysts Worried about Ford

The continuing decline in Ford Motor Co.’s market share has triggered another dire warning that the company in on the brink of a crisis. Ford also acknowledged this week... read more February 21, 2007 by  0

2007 Ford Mondeo

Ford: Euro Cars Could Sell Here

Can Ford bring European cars toNorth America to solve its current crises? Ford reported a record loss of $12.7 billion for 2006, and more red ink is expected in 2007 and... read more February 5, 2007 by  0

Paris Hilton

TheCarConnection’s Year in Reverse

Paris Hilton on a scooter out of control, outdone only by James Gandolfini. Ford’s President (not that President Ford) busts a move to profitability; while Chrysler’s Dr... read more December 27, 2006 by  0

2007 Toyota Tundra Long Bed

Toyota Closes In on Number One

Toyota has outlined plans to sell as many as 9.34 million vehicles in 2007, which, if it follows through, would allow it to surpass General Motors as the world's largest... read more December 21, 2006 by  0

Hurricane Katrina

Truckers Call La. Roads the Worst

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita pummeled the state ofLouisiana in 2005, and one more ripple effect is surfacing now. The state’s roads have been voted the worst in the union by... read more December 12, 2006 by  0

Bricklin Chery Car - Interior

Designer Sues Chery Over Job

A former Ford Motor Co. designer, Kenneth G. Grant Jr. is suing China’s Chery Automobile and Malcolm Bricklin’s Visionary Vehicles for breach of contract and unspecified... read more December 7, 2006 by  0

2007 Cadillac XLR Platinum Series

Cadillac Shines Up Platinum Editions

While it previews the new CTS sedan, off the record, before itsDetroit show unveiling, Cadillac will show a trio of Platinum Series special-edition vehicles at the Los... read more November 28, 2006 by  0

Parody image by Mark Lyon in response to Lexus video criticizing electric car, May 2014

Cargirl: What Are Heroes For?

By Kate McLeod Chevrolet’s new ad campaign — “Our Truck, Our Country” is the theme — taps right into the aorta of patriotism. That seems right, especially for... read more October 16, 2006 by  0


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