2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part I
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 Bugatti Veyron
2004 Paris Auto Show, Part IV

Related Articles: 2004 Paris Auto Show by TCC Team (9/20/2004) The well-loved lights of the City of Light take the stage. Bugatti Sets Sights On First Sale The buzz around the Bugatti booth at this year’s editions of the Paris Mondial De L’Automobile is that the luxury car maker expects to...Read More»

Jost Capito
DAILY EDITION: Jan. 7, 2004

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Jan. 7, 2004 Don’t miss our special reports from Detroit:2004 Detroit Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/5/2004) Sales End 2003 On High Note The U.S. auto industry finished the year with strong sales in December, while sales for the entire year dropped only one percent despite...Read More»

2005 6-Series Convertible
2004 Detroit Show, Part V

  2004 Detroit Auto Show Coverage (1/4/2004) Ferrari Brings Big Love with 612 Scaglietti Luca di Montezemolo, chairman of Ferrari, says the new 612 Scaglietti was introduced to the world at the Detroit auto show to celebrate “fifty years of big love between Ferrari and its U.S. clients” as...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»

2005 Chevrolet Cobalt SS
2004 Los Angeles Auto Show

  Cowger: 18 Million Units, New Saturns Coming With just two days left in the selling year, GM’s Gary Cowger is betting the industry will sell about 16.8 million vehicles in 2003, not an annual record but strong enough that Cowger is seeing even better results for next year. In 2004, Cowger said...Read More»

2004 Skoda Roomster
2003 Frankfurt Show, Part IV

by Chuck Dapoz 2003 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/8/2003) Insignia: Haven’t We Met? GM Europe showed its design direction with the Opel Insignia concept vehicle, which fills a gap in the Opel lineup for a top-of-the-line model. Though styling cues supposedly came from large Opel...Read More»

2005 Chevrolet Equinox
2003 Detroit Auto Show Preview

updated 12/30/02 2003 Detroit Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/6/2003) Detroit’s annual auto show is a love-it and hate-it event. The timing couldn’t be worse: the city’s settled into the bleakest trough of the winter, and though the downtown renaissance continues apace, there’s still more...Read More»

Richard Hill
Consumer Car News: 4/15/02

SUMMER GAS COULD BE THIRD MOST EXPENSIVE The EPA says you’ll pay an average of $1.46 per gallon of regular unleaded this summer. Reuters reports the Environmental Protection Agency thinks gas will run that high, which is about eight cents less than last summer’s peak but the third highest ever...Read More»

2015 MINI Cooper Paceman
Consumer Car News: 4/1/02

TCC HEADS TO NY AUTO SHOWThe New York Auto Show is open to the public, and this week at, our team of reporters will be bringing you all the new production and concept vehicles the show has to offer. Get the latest on the Ford Five Hundred, Infiniti G35 Coupe, Chrysler PT Turbo...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 4-door Sedan Hybrid FWD Rear Exterior View
WJR: Minicars, Maxi Hopes?

Where do small cars fit in…in a country where big sedans, full-size pickups and massive sport-utes dominate the road? This year’s Geneva Motor Show actually provides a hint. With crowded streets and gasoline running upwards of $4 to $5 a gallon, Europeans need small cars, but that doesn’t...Read More»

2002 Los Angeles Auto Show logo
2002 Los Angeles Show, Part II

2002 Los Angeles Auto Show by TCC Team (1/3/2002) sponsored by Toyota NEON AIMS FOR FAST, FURIOUS The SEMA crowd shows its love to the Honda Civic and the Ford Focus — and that makes the folks at Dodge a little jealous. That goes a long way in explaining the Dodge Neon SRT-4, a 205-hp Neon...Read More»

2019 Mini Hardtop
Consumer Car News: 11/26/01

GORDON GETS FOURTH WINSTONNASCAR’s Jeff Gordon clinched his fourth Winston Cup Championship in Atlanta on the Sunday before Thanksgiving — and he did it by finishing sixth. Gordon, who held a large lead in Winston points, would have won the title simply by starting the New Hampshire 300 on...Read More»

Jost Capito
TCC's Daily Edition: 10/10/01

TODAY’S TOP STORIES SALES HIT 18 MILLION RATE? The zero-percent financing deals offered by the Big Three seem to be working. Reuters reports that, thanks to cheap financing, the sales rate for new vehicles in October could check in at an annualized pace of 18 million units, far higher than last...Read More»

Proposed site in Connecticut for Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus' second vehicle plant
TCC's Daily Edition: 9/27/01

LET’S FACE IT: WE’RE GONNA MISS THAT MUSCLE As TCC reported—with mixed emotions—in yesterday’s Daily Edition, General Motors has called a halt to production of the Chevy Camaro and Pontiac Firebird after the 2002 model year build-out. Good cars with a great heritage. The company is also...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»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Weekly News: July 30, 2001

NHTSA WILL SEEK BROADENED RECALL According to various outside sources, the NHTSA will seek a broadened recall of some of the Firestone tires under investigation. Up to seven million additional tires could be affected by the recall request. Bridgestone Firestone will allegedly resist the...Read More»

2001 Nissan Xterra SE
2001 Chicago Show, Part I

Sponsors of TCC's 2001 Chicago Auto Show coverage SHARPER FOCUS. It’s what Ford’s Special Vehicles Team pack leader John Colletti calls the “next obvious product” in the microbrand’s lineup: a 170-hp version of the very popular and, we’re told, very hip Ford Focus. The SVT Focus...Read More»

Mitsubishi ASX Concept
2001 Detroit Auto Show, Part IV

Sponsor of TCC's 2001 Detroit Show coverage FERRARI’S RED BARCHETTA. Ferrari chief Luca di Montezemolo revived relations with design house Pininfarina to make an open-air version of the 550 Maranello, a challenging task because the 550's design was never intended to yield an open-air variant...Read More»

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