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RELEASE: 2006 Ford Galpin Motors Tiki Truck
RELEASE: 2006 Ford Galpin Motors Tiki Truck

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. For Beau Boeckmann, October is a scary month — and it’s not because of Halloween. It’s because Galpin Auto Sports (GAS), his family-owned automotive customizing business, is busy cranking out...Read More»

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RELEASE: 2006 Chevrolet Dale Earnhardt Jr. “Big Red” Silverado

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. While he’s normally associated with the Chevy Monte Carlo SS racecar he drives on Sundays, Dale Earnhardt Jr. also is an enthusiastic truck aficionado – especially those trucks that perform best...Read More»

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RELEASE: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 427

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. During the heyday of the muscle car, three digits struck fear into the hearts of challengers who found themselves unlucky enough to sidle up next to a Chevy wearing the badge “427.” The badge is...Read More»

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RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Rally Sport

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. The 2007 Chevy Silverado Rally Sport recalls legendary Rally Sport Chevys, such as the first-generation Rally Sport Camaros. Those cars were all about good looks and affordable, sporty performance...Read More»

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RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe Street Tuner

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. The 2007 Chevy Tahoe Street Tuner demonstrates what can be done with carefully selected Chevrolet Accessories that transform a vehicle into a contemporary, custom-look street machine. It features...Read More»

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RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe U.S. Ski Team

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Chevrolet and the U.S. Ski Team are strong partners, and the uniquely outfitted U.S. Ski Team Tahoe is an extension of this relationship. The all-new 2007 Chevy Tahoe is an ideal winter activity...Read More»

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RELEASE: 2006 Dodge Challenger Super Stock Concept

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Next year marks the 50th anniversary of an engine that revolutionized not only drag racing, but the entire automotive industry as well: The legendary 392 HEMI®. Mention the word "HEMI" to an...Read More»

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RELEASE: GM-Jay Leno EcoJet

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. MORE PHOTOS: What would keep a group of automotive designers up all night? "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno, for starters, but not by his monologue or parade of Hollywood guests. This time it's because...Read More»

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Driver's News: October 9, 2006

Spy Shots: 2009 Cadillac CTS-V TheCarConnection's team of spies has snagged the hot version of the next CTS-a 2009 CTS-V prototype. This is not the run-of-the-mill (future) CTS. This prototype has a huge bubble in the hood, performance wheels and wide tires, unique (larger) exhaust pipes and-the...Read More»

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2006 Paris Auto Show, Part VI

2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) Citroën C-Metisse The C-Métisse is a concept for a five-door sedan curiously mated with a sports car. The extravagant concept is a technical showcase for an efficient 208-hp 2.7-liter V-6 diesel engine combined with a six-speed automatic...Read More»

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2006 Paris Auto Show, Part II

    2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) Ford Mondeo The latest Mondeo lineup of mid-size vehicles emerged at the 2006 Paris auto show, in the guise of a new wagon that Ford execs says stakes out new styling ground. The shape owes its inspiration to the Iosis concept shown last year...Read More»

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2006 Paris Auto Show, Part IV

2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Big news! Alfa Romeo is returning to the USA. Well, sort of. The Italian firm used the Paris Motor Show to unveil the production version of its 8C Competizione, an ultra-exclusive supercar limited to just 500 units...Read More»

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Driver's News: Subaru WRX, Paris Preview

Spy Shots: 2008 Subaru WRX This past month has brought several sightings of possible WRX test mules (in Legacy bodies), but now we've caught the very first pictures of an actual WRX prototype, and it doesn't look like any WRX that you've ever seen before. See more of the next WRX 2006 Paris...Read More»

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2006 Paris Auto Show Preview

The Paris auto show is a couple weeks away yet, but TheCarConnection's list of new vehicles due at the September show continues to grow. The introductions due for the show include: Volkswagen IROC Concept Prefigures Scirocco The clue is in the name. This is the VW Iroc, known until now simply as...Read More»

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Volkswagen Has Iroc Coupe Concept

click to enlarge photos MORE PHOTOS: The clue is in the name. This is the VW Iroc, known until now simply as the Concept S. But here’s the trick; put the S in front of the Iroc and it starts to make sense, previewing a sports coupe in the mould of the legendary Scirocco. There’s another link to...Read More»

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2006 British Motor Show

Press day at this year's British Motor Show was hotter than hell inLondon's Excel exhibition centre. Ford was playing it cool with a 6.5-ton ice sculpture of the new Focus Coupé-Cabriolet, hand-crafted in a freezer over two weeks by experts who could only do 40-minute shifts because of the cold...Read More»

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Detroit Hurt in "Total Quality" Study

Detroit Hurt in "Total Quality" Study Detroit automakers fielded winners in eight of 20 different product segments in the latest Total Quality Study, General Motors matching that perennial benchmark of quality, Toyota. But the overall study gives Detroit little room to celebrate. Most of its...Read More»

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Ford Confirms Mexican Plan

Flint: Minivans Tell the GM, Ford Story by Jerry Flint (6/18/2006) It’s 17 years and they haven’t been able to get them right yet. And they don’t even care! Detroit Hurt in “Total Quality” Study by TCC Team (6/18/2006) New survey says Americans are losing ground where it matters, gaining...Read More»

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Industry Report: May 29, 2006

  Ford Credit Rating Under Fire AgainFord Motor Co.'s slow turnaround has prompted Standard & Poor's to placing both the automaker and Ford Motor Credit Co. on CreditWatch with negative implications, which could lead to another downgrade that would quickly drive up the company's borrowing...Read More»

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