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Driver's News: May 22, 2006
Driver's News: May 22, 2006

 Memorial Day Car Travel Rising, But Not By MuchThe roads will still be jammed on Memorial Day weekend, but AAA says that the increase in travel on the holiday will be the smallest in four years. The travel association puts the blame squarely on gas prices, which have risen by more than a third...Read More»

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Driver's News: May 15, 2006

  Spy Shots: 2008 HyundaiMesaHyundai has put a name to the largest vehicle in their lineup - the Mesa SUV. Just a few inches shorter than Chevrolet's Tahoe, the upscale Mesa will be powered by a 3.8-liter V-6, with a horsepower rating estimated at 270 to 280 hp. Three rows of seating, luxury...Read More»

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Driver's News: May 6, 2006

 Gas Prices Continue to RiseGas prices have become a major topic of conversation across the country as the two-month-long rise at the pumps has set motorists reaching for their wallets and politicians hunting for scapegoats. The national average for regular self-serve gasoline last week was $2.927...Read More»

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Driver's News: April 24, 2006

Audi Shows New TT Audi's second-generation TT coupe has been shown to the world, and was on display at theNew York auto show as a part of a fashion show with a mock runway running right through the Javits Center. The new TT doesn't showing off the Art Deco lines of the original; Audi's restyled the...Read More»

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Audi Shows New TT

Audi Shows New TT Audi's second-generation TT coupe has been shown to the world, and was on display at theNew York auto show as a part of a fashion show with a mock runway running right through the Javits Center. The new TT doesn't showing off the Art Deco lines of the original; Audi's restyled the...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Apr. 13, 2006

SPECIAL REPORT: New York, New Vehicles The New York Auto Show opened to the media on Wednesday, with a host of new vehicles from GM's Saturn brand, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz and more. TheCarConnection.com brings you the latest from the show floor, including full reports on these new vehicles:   Acura...Read More»

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2006 New York Auto Show, Part VI

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Mazda Crosses Over with CX-9 Though Mazda’ first crossover vehicle, the CX-7, hasn’t even hit showrooms yet, the Japanese automaker rolled out a second car-based utility vehicle on Thursday. With the largest interior ever for a Mazda, the...Read More»

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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»

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2006 New York Auto Show, Part VII

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) BMW 3-Series Is World Car of The Year Twenty-seven cars were voted on by 46 international automotive journalists before the BMW 3-series was selected as the 2006 World Car of the Year. The award was announced at the New York International...Read More»

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2006 New York Auto Show, Part VIII

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Maserati Opening Driving School InNew York , Maserati announced a U.S. driving school modeled after the successful Master Maserati program hosted at the Varano racetrack in Italy . The North American school will be the first master driving...Read More»

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2006 New York Show, Part III

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Mercedes Gets Electric At the New York show, Mercedes reminded crowds of its revamped SL-Class, which TheCarConnection previewed earlier this year. It also announced pricing on the GL450 sport-ute, also reviewed here earlier this year — the...Read More»

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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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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»

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2006 New York Show, Part II

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Scion Gets Bold FUSE Coupe It’s been three years since Scion,Toyota’s youth division was launched. Since then the brand has introduced a two-door tC, a sporty and affordable coupe that’s slightly upmarket of the more basic xB and xA...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Apr. 10, 2006

Jeep Patriot Charges into New York Chrysler's new Patriot opens its charge on the New York auto show this week-but will the Patriot do to Jeep's bottom end what the Commander did to its top? Find out what the Patriot brings to the party this week at the Javits center and stay tuned all week for...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»

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Driver's News: April 10, 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 specs...Read More»

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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»

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2006 Cadillac BLS

 2006 Cadillac STS-V by TCC Team (4/9/2006) Driven to thrill. Will Caddy’s BLS Crack the Euro Code? by TCC Team (4/9/2006) Is this the right way to finally crack the European market? It sounds wrong somehow — a Cadillac that will go on sale in every market except North America . But that’s...Read More»

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