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2006 New York Auto Show, Part V
2006 New York Auto Show, Part V

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Hyundai’s New Elantra: Bigger Than The Rest Hyundai is rolling steadily toward its goal of selling 500,000 vehicles in 2006, vice president John Krafcik told New York audiences on Thursday. The brand saw record sales in January and...Read More»

2006 Ford Mustang by Giugiaro Concept
2006 New York Auto Show, Part I

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Lexus Rolls Out V-8 Hybrid LS Lexus continued to redefine the hybrid on Wednesday, as it rolled out the LS600h, the world’s first V-8 gasoline-electric vehicle. The sedan starts with a 5.0-liter V-8 mated to the newly-renamed Lexus Hybrid...Read More»

2006 Nissan Altima 4-door Sedan 3.5 SE-R Auto Side Exterior View
2006 New York Show, Part IV

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) New Altima from Nissan In the past six years, Nissan nearly doubled the number of models offered in North America . Sales have doubled as well, surpassing one-million in total for the last two years, led by the Altima, the highest volume...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Apr. 11, 2006

Saturn Has New Outlook The Saturn Outlook is a three-row, eight-passenger crossover vehicle that goes into production late this year inMichigan. The Outlook is based on GM's new crossover vehicle platform, Lambda, that will also see a new Buick Enclave wagon and a GMC with the unconfirmed name of...Read More»

2021 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study results
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»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Marketing Report: April 6, 2006

Chevrolet Prices New Avalanche The second-generation Chevrolet Avalanche-which the GM brand calls the "industry's most flexible utility vehicle" - will start from $32,490. Chevrolet will offer three trim levels on the new four-door pickup, with the midlevel LT starting at $33,170. The top-line LTZ...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Daily Edition: Apr. 5, 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...Read More»

Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington
SAE Taking Motorsports to the Streets

SAE Meeting Set for Detroit by Joseph Szczesny (4/3/2006)Revived interest sparks new ideas at tech conference. “Our objective is to use our race cars to showcase the cars we put on the road,” said Richard Brekus, BMW’s product planning chief. Brekus was part of a panel at this year’s SAE...Read More»

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Industry Report: April 3, 2006

New York Show Gets G6 GXP Pontiac's G6 mid-sizer-known in some Detroit circles as the car that Oprah built-gets a high-performance edition at the coming New York auto show. The April expo will showcase the new G6 GXP, a spin-off of the two-door coupe that gets a 270-hp, 3.9-liter V-6 engine along...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Daily Edition: Mar. 31, 2006

GM's Big Friday-Selling GMAC, Delphi In Court? General Motors could be spending much of today in front of the press, with both its ongoing sale of GMAC and supplier Delphi's battle with the UAW possibly coming to a head. In the first action, the ongoing negotiations for a majority stakeholder at...Read More»

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TheCarConnection's Trivia Quiz: 3/31/06

byMurray Jackson Get more TCC Trivia 1. Which is correct, Corvette Sting Ray or Corvette Stingray? 2. Which state hosts the annual Pikes Peak hill climb, a.k.a. The Race to the Clouds? 3. In February 2006, this 2003 Champ Car champ participated in his first NASCAR Busch Series race. 4. For which...Read More»

2006 Nissan Altima 4-door Sedan 3.5 SE-R Auto Grille
2006 New York Auto Show Preview

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) TheCarConnection's Index of Car Shows by TCC Team (3/20/2006)Find coverage for all the top car shows in the world at The Car Connection. Audi TT Sometimes you just can't wait. So Audi has decided to give a sneak peek of what it will formally...Read More»

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Industry Report: Mar. 27, 2006

Power: New-Vehicle Sales Slide 13 Percent So Far J.D. Power and Associates' mid-month report on new-vehicle sales finds the industry numbers slipping in early March. The Power Information Network (PIN), which assembles sales data, says sales have dropped 13 percent in the first 12 days of the...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Marketing Report: Mar. 27, 2006

Nissan Plans New York Debut for New Altima The New York auto show will be the first public display of the new 2007 Nissan Altima, the company confirmed on Wednesday. A new body style arrives in 2007 on a new "D" platform, promising better body rigidity and a newly penned suspension. Nissan's...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 23, 2006

Nissan Plans New York Debut for New Altima The New York auto show will be the first public display of the new 2007 Nissan Altima, the company confirmed on Wednesday. A new body style arrives in 2007 on a new "D" platform, promising better body rigidity and a newly penned suspension. Nissan's...Read More»

Jim Hackett (left) and Bill Ford Jr.
Industry Report: Mar. 13, 2006

No GM-Delphi Settlement Yet, UAW SaysThe United Auto Workers nixed reports indicating that it has reached an agreement with Delphi and General Motors Corp. that would allow both companies to move forward with a sweeping restructuring that would eliminate thousands of union jobs. The UAW, which has...Read More»

Porsche Mission E Concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos
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»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 9, 2006

Nissan's Connelly Retiring; Bradshaw Taking Company toTenn. Confirming a report that first appeared on TheCarConnection.com last month, Nissan's top American executive, Jed Connelly, has confirmed he will leave the automaker's U.S. marketing arm before it begins a much-debated move to Nashville...Read More»

2007 Chrysler Sebring
Automakers Get Creative with Camo

More TCC Spy Shots In the auto-razzi game of cat-and-mouse, Nick Twork has been both hunter and hunted. A decade ago, as a tall and lanky teenager, he began bicycling out to the General Motors Proving Grounds, in Milford, Mich., snapping pictures of future vehicles that strayed a little too close...Read More»

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