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Automakers Get Creative with Camo
Automakers Get Creative with Camo

More TCC Spy Shots In the auto-razzi game of cat-and-mouse, Nick Twork has been both hunter and hunted. A decade ago, as a tall and lanky teenager, he began bicycling out to the General Motors Proving Grounds, in Milford, Mich., snapping pictures of future vehicles that strayed a little too close...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 6, 2006

Wagoner Rumors Start to Swirl For General Motors' Rick Wagoner, March ought to be a good if not a great month. His beloved Duke Blue Devils are an odds-on favorite to sweep through the NCAA Tournament, and GM's retail sales are showing signs of moving in a positive direction after two years of...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 3, 2006

GM, Toyota Extend Partnership The research consortium between GM and Toyota that was written off as dead in some reports last month is still very much alive. The world's two leading automakers have agreed to extend their cooperation on research and development projects in key areas for another two...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part VII

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Volvo S80 Volvo Cars is facing the most new-car launches ever in the company’s history, starting with the new C70 coupe-convertible just issued. Over the next three years Volvo will introduce seven new models and, according to Fredrik Arp...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part IV

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Toyota Aims for One Million European Sales Toyota wants to sell a million vehicles in Europe each year, according to Toyota Motor Europe’s Executive Vice President and COO, Thierry Dombreval. Dombreval put the goal on the record at the...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Show, Part V

Saab Aero-X: Born From the Corvette Is it the face of Saab's future? Don't expect to see the Aero X concept vehicle in your nearby Saab showroom anytime soon, but it still says a lot about the struggling Swedish automaker's future, according to company officials. Appropriately surrounded by 55 tons...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part VI

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Saab Aero X Concept Saab has a stunning surprise for Geneva crowds: the Aero X Concept. The study, Saab says, explores design themes and features we will see in future Saab products. The two-seater coupe has been designed under the guidance of...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part VIII

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Porsche 911 Turbo The only useful feature not included with Porsche’s new 911 Turbo is the name of a good lawyer. You might need one if you push the latest variant of the 997-series sports car to its limits. The Turbo adds another 60...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part I

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Smart Turning a Corner? The Brabus SBR is set to become the next in a series of niche products from the struggling smart division of Mercedes-Benz.The racing-style spinoff of its forfour model boasts a 210-horsepower engine and a top speed of...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part II

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) BMW Has Carrera Fighter in Z4 M Coupe Faster than the Porsche Carrera, but less expensive than the Boxster. No wonder BMW officials were smiling during the preview of their new Z4 M Coupe on Tuesday. The hardtop version of the Z4 roadster will...Read More»

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2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part III

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Lexus Gaining Traction in Europe While Honda officials may be questioning the role of hybrids, Lexus, the luxury arm of Toyota , has no such qualms. Gasoline-electric technology could soon account for a quarter of Lexus sales in Europe...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 1, 2006

TCC's Ian Norris Dies TheCarConnection is saddened to note the passing of our European colleague and friend, Ian Norris. Norris had traveled to Geneva to cover the motor show from his home in Le Mans and died at the train station in the Swiss city. The news of Ian’s death swept quickly through...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Feb. 27, 2006

WJR Auto Report: Geneva Show Bows The Swiss are known for many things: pristine Alpine mountains, cheese and chocolate. And, of course, cuckoo clocks. But they’re not known for cars, well not any made in the mountain nation. But that’s precisely why the automotive world descends on the...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Feb. 28, 2006

Saab Aero X Concept Bows Saab has a stunning surprise forGeneva crowds: the Aero X Concept. The study, Saab says, explores future design themes and features we will see in future Saab products. The two-seater coupe has been designed under the guidance of Brian Nesbitt, Executive Director of GM...Read More»

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Car News: GTO Dead, SL Goes to 55

Current GTO Done After ‘06 The Pontiac GTO, so shortly revived from its decades-long coma, will be going back under at the end of the model year. Automotive News reports that the two-door coupe would cost General Motors too much to certify for tougher safety regulations being phased in for the...Read More»

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Industry Report: Feb. 27, 2006

Honda Prepping Hybrid Fit? The next Honda hybrid to join the company's lineup may be a gas-electric version of the new Fit subcompact. A report in Japan's daily newspaper, the Nihon Keizai, suggests that Honda will adapt the Fit to hybrid power, while keeping the price under $12,000 in its home...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Feb. 24, 2006

Benz SL Goes to 550 and 382 You don't want to mess with a good thing, so Mercedes didn't change too much about its 2007 Mercedes Benz SL550 roadster. Underneath the hood, a new 5.5-liter V-8 engine matched to a seven-speed automatic transmission compelled the name change from SL500 to SL550...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Feb. 23, 2006

Honda Prepping Hybrid Fit? The next Honda hybrid to join the company's lineup may be a gas-electric version of the new Fit subcompact. A report inJapan's daily newspaper, the Nihon Keizai, suggests that Honda will adapt the Fit to hybrid power, while keeping the price under $12,000 in its home...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Feb. 22, 2006

Current GTO Done After '06 The Pontiac GTO, so shortly revived from its decades-long coma, will be going back under at the end of the model year. Automotive News reports that the two-door coupe would cost General Motors too much to certify for tougher safety regulations being phased in for the 2007...Read More»

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