2005 Chicago Auto Show Preview
2005 Chicago Auto Show Preview

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/17/2005) Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. Auto show season has barely begun, and for many press members, the best is about to come. The Chicago auto show is a perennial favorite for the media — the Windy City is usually brutally...Read More»

2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2005 Detroit Auto Show: TCC’s Top Picks

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) TCC Team Publisher Best New Concept: Ford Fairlane. Some weird design elements, like the Home Depot plywood accents, but overall, a very intriguing turn of direction that I strongly expect to see in production. Best New Production Car: Mercedes...Read More»

2005 Mercury Meta One concept
2005 Detroit Show Preview I

Related Articles: 2005 Detroit Show Preview II (12/9/2004) All the import brands. 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 connected to the auto industry...Read More»

2004 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Hybrid concept
2004 Detroit Show, Part VI

  2004 Detroit Auto Show Coverage (1/4/2004) Chrysler Prices 300C/Magnum From $22,495 Chrysler will strike back at the heart of the mid-size sedan market with its aggressively priced rear- and all-wheel-drive 300C/Dodge Magnum sedan and wagon this spring. Chrysler Group CEO Dieter Zetsche told...Read More»

2004 Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT
2003 Frankfurt Show, Part III

2003 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/8/2003) Mercedes-McLaren Partner for SLR It’s been a long time coming, but Mercedes-Benz has finally shown the super sports car it has developed in collaboration with Formula 1 constructors McLaren. It’s a 200 mph-plus supercar with a supercharged...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
DAILY EDITION: August 15, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: August 15, 2003 Auto Plants Downed by Blackout General Motors, Chrysler, and Honda were among the automakers reporting shutdowns of assembly plants in the wake of a blackout that struck parts of the Northeast and Midwest late Thursday afternoon. GM told Reuters Thursday...Read More»

2003 Toyota CS&C concept
2003 Frankfurt Show Preview

Frankfurt’s auto show is nearly a month away — media days are scheduled for Sept. 9-10, with the public opening set for Sept. 11 — but as is usual, German automakers are leading the way with advance pictures and information on their newest vehicles. This year’s Frankfurt show promises to be...Read More»

Bugatti Legend ‘Jean Bugatti’ Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse  -  2013 Frankfurt Motor Show
Power Results Show No Gain

DETROIT — Japanese and German auto manufacturers still dominate a leading measure of quality by J.D. Power and Associates, and most of the industry remains below average in things gone wrong during the first 90 days of ownership. Toyota topped Power's Initial Quality Survey, released Tuesday, for...Read More»

2004 Mercury Monterey
2003 Chicago Auto Show Preview

TCC's Auto Show Index (2/9/2003) Chicago’s annual auto show begins next week — and before you rush in out of the subfreezing temperatures into roomy McCormick Place, members of the media will show up to sample the wares before they go public. This year’s Chicago show will have a tough time...Read More»

2004 Chevrolet Malibu
2003 Detroit Auto Show, Part VIII

 Related Articles: 2003 L.A. Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/1/2003) 2003 Detroit Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/2/2003) . MAZDA SETS PRICE FOR NEW RX-8 Mazda’s newly-revived, rotary-powered sports car will carry a base price of $25,180. That figure covers the version of the four-seat RX-8...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
DAILY EDITION: Mar. 28, 2002

FORD FIVE HUNDRED COMING IN ‘04 A tall-roof sedan based on the Ford CrossTrainer crossover will go on sale in 2004, Ford will announce at the New York auto show on Thursday. The Five Hundred puts an emphasis on interior room — larger than the current Taurus, the Five Hundred purports to offer...Read More»

Richard Hill
TCC's Daily Edition: 9/24/01

FIAT STILL ON THE FENCE OVER GM/DAEWOO DEAL General Motors Corporation’s global alliance partner, Italian giant Fiat, isn’t so sure about the level of its participation in the world’s top automaker’s takeover of Daewoo Motor. After better than a year of wrangling, GM has secured its...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
TCC's Daily Edition: 9/18/01

GM HOLDS LINE ON EARNINGS AND PRODUCTION ESTIMATES Less than a week after Ford announced a significant drop in both its vehicle-production and earnings-per-share estimates for the third quarter of this year, General Motors says that it’s sticking with its predictions. Eighty-three cents per share...Read More»

Opel Frogster Concept Frankfurt 2001
2001 Frankfurt Auto Show III

2001 Frankfurt Auto Show Index Talk about the '01 Frankfurt show here! FROGSTER: A BIG LEAP.  It takes a leap of faith to imagine the Opel Frogster transformed into a production car. But it’s clear the automaker is looking to stretch some boundaries with this virtual concept vehicle.  “When...Read More»

2002 Maserati Spyder
2001 Frankfurt Show Preview

2001 Frankfurt Auto Show Index Official Web site for IAA Frankfurt September’s around the corner — and in the hinterlands of Germany, that can only mean one thing. Yep, it’s another Frankfurt auto show, and the world’s automotive makes are busy putting the final touches on concepts and...Read More»

Dream Cruise overhead
2001 Dream Cruise, Day One

by Jim Kenzie More from the 2001 Woodward Dream Cruise BIRMINGHAM, Mich. — Why does Pebble Beach get more coverage in automotive magazines (yes, and automotive Web sites) than the Woodward Dream Cruise? Is it a better show? No. Who wants to see Ralph Lauren’s Duesenberg yet again, which he paid...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Traverse in IIHS testing
TCC Daily Edition: 8/17/01

Welcome to TheCarConnection's Daily Edition, the best source of industry news-delivered FREE right to your e-mail inbox. There’s nothing like TCC Daily News to start off your day (unless, of course, we’re up against a fresh cup of coffee). As always, we welcome your comments and suggestions for...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Weekly News: June 25, 2001

REPLACEMENT TIRES DANGEROUS, TOO? The blame was pointed in all directions on Capitol Hill this past week, as Ford Motor Company, Bridgestone Firestone, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) provided heated testimony to Congressional investigators. Representative (and head...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Weekly News: April 2, 2001

EXIDE PAYS FOR PAST MISTAKES Exide Technologies has finally reached a plea agreement in an Illinois federal court, closing the door on the dishonest dealings of former Exide management. With the settlement, Exide will pay about $27.5 million in fines, payable over five years, and the federal...Read More»

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