2006 L. A. Auto Show Design Challenge
2006 L. A. Auto Show Design Challenge

Related Articles: TheCarConnection's Index of Car Shows by TCC Team (10/23/2006) Find coverage for all the top car shows in the world at The Car Connection For the third time, theLos Angeles auto show is throwing down a challenge to the design departments of the major automakers. And this year...Read More»

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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»

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2006 Paris Auto Show Index

SHOW COVERAGE 2006 Paris Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/28/2006) Audi R8, Benz CL, Dodge Avenger, GM-Nissan talks. 2006 Paris Auto Show, Part II by Marty Padgett (9/28/2006) Ford Mondeo, Iosis X concept, Civic Type-R, C30 and Toyota Auris. 2006 Paris Auto Show, Part III by Marty Padgett...Read More»

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Racing Results: July 21-23, 2006

It was another busy midsummer weekend for racing fans. NASCAR’s Nextel Cup series made its second visit to the triangular Pocono Raceway in six weeks, with similar results, while the Busch Series made its first visit to Martinsville Speedway in 12 years. Both American open-wheel series were in...Read More»

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Racing Results: July 14-16, 2006

Normal service was resumed this past weekend, as most of the big series were in action. The action, and the weather, was hot just about everywhere, with Formula 1 celebrating the 100th anniversary of the inaugural French Grand Prix at Magny-Cours and NASCAR visiting lobster country with the Nextel...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, June 26

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Bernie Talks Trash: Bernie Ecclestone threw a pre-emptive punch prior to the start of contract renegotiations with Indianapolis Motor Speedway, saying to London’s Times newspaper this past week, “It does not matter to Formula 1 if...Read More»

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Racing Results: May 19-21, 2006

  We had racing all over the world this past weekend. NASCAR’s Nextel Cup was at home in Charlotte for the annual crash-fest known as the Nextel All-Star Challenge, with the Craftsman Truck Series as the support event. Up in Circle City, they finally got qualifying in for the Indianapolis 500...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, May 1

  Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1   • Prodrive Confirmed as 12th 2008 Team: As was widely speculated last week, David Richards’ Prodrive organization has been confirmed by the FIA as the 12th team to be allowed entry into the Formula 1 World Championship when...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, April 24

  Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1   • Schumacher Takes Record Pole: Most of the entries in the Formula 1 record book have “M. Schumacher” listed beside them. On Saturday, on of the few that have eluded the seven-time World Champion also fell. In taking the pole...Read More»

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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»

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2006 New York Auto Show Coverage

SHOW COVERAGE2006 New York Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (4/12/2006)Lexus LS600h, Ford Mustang GT350-H, more SVT models and Infiniti G35. 2006 New York Show, Part II by TCC Team (4/12/2006)Scion FUSE Concept, Bentley GTC, and Ghosn's not goin'. 2006 New York Show, Part III by Marty Padgett...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Apr. 10, 2006

Jeep Patriot Charges into New York Chrysler's new Patriot opens its charge on the New York auto show this week-but will the Patriot do to Jeep's bottom end what the Commander did to its top? Find out what the Patriot brings to the party this week at the Javits center and stay tuned all week for...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Driver's News: April 10, 2006

Mazda CX-9 Is No Stretch Mazda will bring its new CX-9 crossover to the New York auto show next week, but Ford's Japanese affiliate is careful to announce that the new seven-seater isn't mechanically related to the five-seat CX-7 it showed at this January's Los Angeles auto show. The CX-9 has specs...Read More»

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Industry Report: April 10, 2006

Padilla Retiring from Ford Jim Padilla plans to step down as president and chief operating officer of the Ford Motor Co., effective July 1, the automaker announced late Thursday. Padilla said he had decided the time was right to end a 40-year career with the automaker.Find out more about Ford's...Read More»

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No Silver Bullet for Clean Cars, Expert Says

“There is no silver bullet” — no single, advanced powertrain technology that will solve the country’s need to reduce emissions and improve fuel efficiency, said Jeff Alson, director of the EPA’s office for Transportation and Air Quality. Alson was one of six speakers to outline what is...Read More»

Volvo C30 electric car after crash testing. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.
Driver's News: Mar. 20, 2006

Scion Coupe Coming toNew York Toyota, famous for its press-release brevity, says a new Scion sport-coupe concept is coming. The new concept will make its premiere at the New York Auto Show in April. Toyota plans the Scion press conference for Wednesday, April 12 - stay tuned for more from...Read More»

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CarGirl: What Real Women Drive

Mechanic’s Tale: What Real Men Drive by Douglas Flint (12/26/2005) You’re not thinking Miata, are you? More from the keys of Carol Traeger Last November, TCC ran a column by Douglas Flint entitled “What Real Men Drive,” in which he claimed real men don’t drive macho...Read More»

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New Products: February 2006

Jaguar Nambé Tri-Corner Bowl, $139 Some fine auto-related gifts don't come with ignition keys or fill markings. Jaguar's range of products from its design sphere include these Nambé bowls designed by sculptor Richard K. Thomas. Jaguar says their "classic, elegant lines reflect the tradition of...Read More»

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Domestics Pose Sales Surprise in Jan.

Hard-pressed General Motors and Ford Motor Co. surprised analysts and posted sales increases in January, halting a four-month-long string of sales declines that had cost both companies market share and had magnified other corporate difficulties. Strong fleet sales last month, however, helped...Read More»

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