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Will Caddy’s BLS Crack the Euro Code?
Will Caddy’s BLS Crack the Euro Code?

Take a ride in the new Euro-only Caddy BLS 2006 Cadillac STS-V by TCC Team (4/9/2006)Driven to thrill. Europe’s luxury car market has long been a closed club — as Cadillac has repeatedly learned during a series of failed efforts to crack the continental code. Now General Motors’ flagship...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
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»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 22, 2006

Smart Sale Sidelined Shareholders are pressing DaimlerChrysler AG's top management about the company's plans for its money-losing small-car unit Smart, and its Maybach superluxury brand. A resolution calling for a full accounting of the company's spending on smart and Maybach could be presented at...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Flint: Does Detroit Hate America?

GM, UAW Near Deal on Buyouts by Joseph Szczesny (3/19/2006)Deal could mean thousands move off Delphi's rosters. CAW Approves Camaro Changes by Joseph Szczesny (3/13/2006)Plant rules will enable Canadian factories to build Zetas, including Camaro. The current Detroit enthusiasm for global...Read More»

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Driver's News: Gas Prices Heading Up

Gas Prices Heading Up The drop in gasoline prices over the past few weeks appears to have come to an end, as the price of oil continued to trade at more than $63 per barrel on New York Mercantile Exchange. There seems to be relatively little optimism that gasoline prices will decline in any...Read More»

2006 Porsche 911 Cabriolet
2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage

SHOW COVERAGE 2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part I (2/28/2006)DaimlerChrysler shows Brabus Smart, AMGs, and Hornet. 2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part II (2/28/2006)Land Rover Land_e, Rolls coupe concept, and BMW's Z4 M Coupe. 2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part III (2/28/2006)Lexus gaining traction, Lambo LP 640...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part II

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) BMW Has Carrera Fighter in Z4 M Coupe Faster than the Porsche Carrera, but less expensive than the Boxster. No wonder BMW officials were smiling during the preview of their new Z4 M Coupe on Tuesday. The hardtop version of the Z4 roadster will...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Feb. 21, 2006

Street Names Contest Winners! Apparently, a lot of you went nuts over TheCarConnection's Wild, Weird, and Wacky Street Names Contest, at least if we judge by the number of entries that flooded into our digital mailbox - more than 2500 arrived since the competition was launched last December. And...Read More»

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Kia Teases the Future with Multi-S

What you see is — almost — what you will get, hinted Kia’s U.S. CEO, Len Hunt, following the U.S. debut of the MultiS concept vehicle. Think of it as “what’s next in the crossover/utility space,” Hunt suggested, noting that the “S” stands for sporty, spacious and smart. Similar in...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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2005 Frankfurt Preview, Part III

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (8/10/2005) Smoother SUVs On The Way? Is the macho angular look on the way out for SUVs? According to two concepts that will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Show next month, smooth, almost coupe-like shapes could be the next step for the vehicles whose bulk...Read More»

2005 Geely, Frankfurt Auto Show
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»

2005 BMW 7-Series 745Li 4-door Sedan Angular Front Exterior View
2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part III

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/13/2005) GM Launching Three-Day Test Drives in Europe General Motors will make 35,000 Opel vehicles available for three-day test drives through dealerships in 40 countries across Europe, announced GM Europe chairman Fritz Henderson. Potential customers...Read More»

Infiniti QX Inspiration concept  -  2019 Detroit auto show
2005 Geneva Motor Show Index

Show News 2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part I by Ian Norris (3/1/2005) Lexus IS, Bentley Flying Spur, Ford Focus ST and SEAT Leon. 2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part II by TCC Team (3/1/2005) Toyota Aygo, Dodge Caliber, Honda Civic Concept and Caddy BLS. 2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part III by TCC Team (3/1/2005)...Read More»

2005 Dodge SUper Bee concept
2005 Los Angeles Auto Show, Part III

2005 Los Angeles Auto Show Index by TCC Team Ferrari: “Wild Object of Desire” If anyone was wondering how Frank Stephenson feels about his job as the chief designer for Ferrari and Maserati, he cleared things up Thursday. “For me, Ferrari is a wild object of desire,” said the Moroccan-born...Read More»

2004 Volvo XC90
2004 Paris Auto Show Index

2004 Paris Auto Show Preview by Henny Hemmes (9/20/2004) Avant que l'exposition commence, nous vous apportons tous les premieres. Drôle, non? 2004 Paris Auto Show Preview II by Henny Hemmes (9/20/2004) Part II, mon Dieu! 2004 Paris Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/23/2004) Chevy goes global, S3X...Read More»

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2004 Beijing Motor Show: Part IV

Beijing Motor Show Index Bigger plans for Chinese Focus concept? At the Beijing Motor show, Ford is showing a concept version of its Focus sedan that it says was heavily influenced by the needs and tastes of the booming Chinese market. “This concept was done for China,” asserts the show car’s...Read More»

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2004 Beijing Motor Show, Part I

Beijing Motor Show Index GM announces $3 billion expansion in China General Motors will invest roughly $3 billion for a massive expansion of its Chinese production capacity, which will be accomplished by a major new-product assault. GM will take its production capacity from a current 550,000 to 1.3...Read More»

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WJR: Power, IQS Show Big Change

While fall may be the traditional new car season, spring seems to have become the time of year for new car surveys, most of them purporting to report on vehicle quality. But not all those studies are the same. J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Survey, or IQS, is undoubtedly the best known. And it had...Read More»

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