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2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part II
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»

2006 Cadillac BLS
2005 Frankfurt Show Preview, Part IV

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) New From Planet Toyota Toyota, which can by now justly be regarded as the world’s automaker, will unveil two new production models, the second-generation of the Yaris hatchback and the latest version of the RAV4, the leading example of the...Read More»

2005 Renault Egeus concept
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 Daimler
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Preview

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (8/1/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (8/10/2005) The trickle of Frankfurt Auto Show teasers is growing into a steady stream, with an even further upmarket sedan from Jaguar, confirmation of...Read More»

2005 Pontiac Grand Am 2-door Coupe GT1 Dashboard
Racing Results: May 2, 2005

By John Gardner The racing this past weekend was far-flung and action-packed. NASCAR destroyed a few million dollars’ worth of machinery at Talladega with the Nextel Cup and Busch Series while the Craftsman Truck Series behaved itself nicely at St. Louis’ Gateway International Raceway, the IRL...Read More»

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB  -  Live Photos, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
2005 New York Auto Show, Part III

2005 New York Auto Show Index by TCC Team (3/21/2005) Porsche Goes to the Dogs Carmakers have often been accused of staging dog-and-pony shows at auto shows, but while Porsche had no horses on hand during its event at Javits Center , there were plenty of hounds. The automaker announced a new...Read More»

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003S, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
2005 New York Auto Show, Part I

2005 New York Auto Show Index by TCC Team (3/21/2005) Lutz Shoots the Messenger Times are tough at General Motors, but while the automaker had to shell out $2 billion to pay off former partner, Fiat, cancel product and platform programs, idle plants, increase project losses 50-fold and boost...Read More»

2005 Ford Focus 5dr HB ZX5 SES Rear Exterior View
2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part I

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Geneva’s motor show now follows the Detroit example of a rigid schedule of press conferences that sees journalists travelling through the halls of the show like a herd of migrating wildebeests, looking desperately for the information on which...Read More»

2005 Rolls-Royce Phantom
2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part V

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Citroën C1 and C6 Citroën's PR people were proudly informing the press that they were offering something that few manufacturers, and possibly none, had done before — that is to introduce brand new cars at the top and the bottom of its range...Read More»

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2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part VI

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Audi RS4 Last week Audi celebrated the 25th anniversary of the quattro with the unveiling of the new RS4 at their headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany. During quattro night, Audi showed its famous rally cars; many of the drivers that brought the...Read More»

2005 Cadillac SRX 4-door V8 SUV Instrument Cluster
2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part VII

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Laraki Borac For several years Moroccan coachbuilder Laraki has come to Geneva with a spectacular sports car. But we have not driven one yet, and the fear is that the company will not outgrow the prototype stage. This year Laraki is in...Read More»

2016 Ferrari 488GTB Spider  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos
2005 Geneva Motor Show Preview

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/13/2005) A mini-MPV concept from Hyundai, the first Lexus diesel, an all-new luxury Citroen and the convertible version of the Ferrari F430 are the latest additions to the list of new cars to be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show, which opens to the public...Read More»

2005 BMW 7-Series 745Li 4-door Sedan Side Exterior View
2005 Geneva Show Preview, Part II

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/13/2005) Mercedes-Benz B-Class U.S. customers will have to wait for the new Mercedes B-Class until the dollar gets any stronger, but this summer the car will hit the market in Europe and Canada as planned. With the B-Class Mercedes-Benz will compete in...Read More»

Nissan IDx Nismo Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show live photos
SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 Detroit Auto Show

300C, Escape Win North American Car/Truck Of the Year Chrysler's 300 series sedan and Ford's Escape Hybrid concept vehicle captured top honors in this year's North American Car- and Truck-of-the-Year awards. The NACTOY presentation, which served to open this year's Detroit Auto Show, is closely...Read More»

2016 Ferrari 488GTB Spider  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos
SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 Detroit Auto Show

Honda Ridgeline: Most "Impactful?" In the lexicon of auto-show press releases, new words are created where perhaps they shouldn't be. "Impactful" is one of those non-words bandied about, and if you understand what it's supposed to mean, you'll understand why Honda's Ridgeline truck could be the...Read More»

2005 Ford Fairlane concept
Ford Revives Past with Fairlane

 2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) Everything old is new again, or so goes the old adage. In the case of the new Ford Fairlane concept vehicle, it’s the name that’s back again, but Ford is betting that this segment-buster is an entirely new — and better — approach to the...Read More»

2004 Smart city coupe
2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part V

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) Subaru B9 Tribeca Subaru pulled the wraps off the production version of its new mid-size crossover “progressive” sport-utility vehicle, the oddly named B9 Tribeca. Fuji Heavy Industries CEO Kyoji Takanaka said that the B9 Tribeca closely...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»

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