August

Aston Reveals Performance Trio
Aston Reveals Performance Trio

Aston formally lifted the covers on the long-expected replacement for its aging Vanquish model, its DBS sports car, which TheCarConnection.com first previewed in August. The newly-independent British marque also unveiled a pair of limited-edition models that could be sold out before the first car...Read More»

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GM: Turnaround Is Working

2007 Cadillac Escalade by TCC Team (3/26/2006)Bigger, better and blingier. Delphi Deadline Draws Near by Joseph Szczesny (3/26/2006)Will March 30 bring strikes or settlements? Sweeping Buyout Planned at GM by Joseph Szczesny (3/24/2006)UAW agrees to cuts at company, Delphi. Final sales figures for...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 24, 2006

Deal for Part of GMAC Done General Motors Corp. said it has sold a majority interest in GMAC's commercial mortgage division in a deal valued at $9 billion, including $1.5 billion in cash. Another $7.3 billion in loans that the commercial mortgage unit owed GM were repaid at the closing. The deal...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part X

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Suzuki SX4 Starting in August of 2007, Suzuki will race in the World Rally Championship with a car that is based on the Suzuki SX4, a new crossover unveiled inGeneva. The SX4 is Suzuki’s third new model since last year and is the successor...Read More»

2006 Kia Soul concept
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part IX

  2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Camaro, By The Numbers Rumors of a Camaro comeback have been circulating almost since the day the last-generation pony car was pulled from production. And indeed, a version might have hit the auto show circuit awhile ago had not General Motors...Read More»

2006 Chrysler Imperial concept
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part I

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Lexus LS460L Gets Eight Speeds Lexus is determined to outdo its German rivals -- that much became apparent at the world launch of the LS at the Detroit show, at which Lexus showed the long-wheelbase version of the car. The new vehicle gets a...Read More»

2006 Nissan Urge concept
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part VIII

  2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Compass Shows the Way to Jeep With another seemingly random surprise drop-in by an actress — this time, former Law and Order star Angie Harmon — the Chrysler sales and marketing chief Joe Eberhardt revealed the production version of the new...Read More»

2005 Peugeot 20CUP concept
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part V

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) Toyota RAV4 Toyota introduced the third-generation RAV4 on the Frankfurt stand. Although the model is popular in the States, according to Toyota it’s also Europe’s best-selling SUV. In the European market, the RAV4 will offer Toyota ’s new...Read More»

2005 Skoda Yeti concept
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part II

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) Mitsubishi Concept-Sportback Using the marketing slogan, “Drive Alive,” Mitsubishi unveiled a new but anticipated Concept-Sportback, which offers a glimpse of what the next-generation Lancer — or at least one of its bodystyles — will be...Read More»

2007 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan V6 SEL FWD Angular Front Exterior View
August Sales Run Slower at GM

Katrina Shatters Auto World, Too by Mike Davis (9/5/2005) Automotive losses underscore the human ones. Asian carmakers continued to post big sales gains in August as the employee discounts for all from domestic manufacturers began running out of steam. Overall, the sales were essentially flat...Read More»

Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show
2005 Chicago Auto Show, Part I

2005 Chicago Auto Show Index by TCC Hyundai Welcomes Newbies with Portico Hyundai sales are up 364 percent since 1998, according to U.S. chief Bob Cosmai — and new products like the Santa Fe and XG sedan have fueled those sales. For the next year Hyundai will continue to aggressively build out...Read More»

2005 ASC Concept
2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part VI

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) Return of the Four-Door Convertible? It’s been nearly four decades since a major manufacturer – Lincoln – last produced a four-door convertible. But is there another one heading to market in the near future? Tucked away from the crowds in...Read More»

2005 Kia Mesa concept
2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part VII

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005)VW Sees New Losses in U.S. Fresh new products such as the Jetta and the Passat won't be enough to wipe out the red ink at Volkswagen of America. Hans Dieter Poetsch, Volkswagen AG's chief financial officer, confirmed in an interview at the North...Read More»

2005 Jeep Gladiator concept
2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part I

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) 300C, Escape Win North American Car/Truck Of the Year Chrysler’s 300 series sedan and Ford’s Escape Hybrid vehicle captured top honors in this year’s North American Car- and Truck-of-the-Year awards. The NACTOY presentation, which served to...Read More»

2005 Acura RD-X concept
2005 Detroit Show Preview II

Related Articles: 2005 Detroit Show Preview I (12/9/2004) The domestic brands (plus one) show off their stuff. 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/5/2005)2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) TCC Previews Los Angeles/Detroit Auto Shows If you’re even only vaguely...Read More»

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept S  -  2014 Paris Auto Show
Paris Auto Show: The Highlights

Paris Auto Show: The Highlights Get all our Paris coverage here: 2004 Paris Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/23/2004) Chevy goes global, S3X slips under Freudian radar, Opel Astra GTC clears the air, and Ford's new Focus takes aim. 2004 Paris Auto Show, Part II by Marty Padgett (9/23/2004) BMW goes...Read More»

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Industry Report: Sept. 6, 2004

Power Stifles PIN Data With Media J.D. Power and Associates is readying a letter to reporters covering the auto industry that the firm will no longer provide manufacturer, brand or model specific data for news stories. The new policy, say executives familiar with the change, was brought about by...Read More»

2004 Woodward Dream Cruise logo
2004 Woodward Dream Cruise

They called it cruising. And in the ‘50s and ‘60s, it was one of the favorite pastimes of American youth. It was an era of innocence and high octane gasoline, fast cars and poodle skirts, burgers and “hole shots.” No place had the action found in the northern suburbs of Detroit , where the...Read More»

Marc Lichte
Daily Edition: Aug. 6, 2004

Detroit Incentives Hit $4k Detroit is spending a whopping $4011 in incentives per vehicle sold in July on average, according to Edmunds's True Cost of Incentives report. That figure remains significantly higher than the record industry average $2885 per vehicle. GM remains the biggest spender of...Read More»

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