February

New Scions To Bow in Chicago
New Scions To Bow in Chicago

The second generation of the Scion xB, and a new model dubbed the xD, will be on display at the 2007 Chicago Auto Show. Toyota says that it will conduct a simultaneous virtual press conference, complete with computer-simulated versions of the new 2008 models, for the media and members of the Second...Read More»

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TheCarConnection's Trivia Quiz: 3/31/06

byMurray Jackson Get more TCC Trivia 1. Which is correct, Corvette Sting Ray or Corvette Stingray? 2. Which state hosts the annual Pikes Peak hill climb, a.k.a. The Race to the Clouds? 3. In February 2006, this 2003 Champ Car champ participated in his first NASCAR Busch Series race. 4. For which...Read More»

Zora Arkus-Duntov with a 1966 Chevrolet Corvette
Wagoner Rumors Start to Swirl

End of the Line for Generous Motors? by Joseph Szczesny (2/20/2006)A new cap on pensions means the days of big bennies are out. Can GM Turn Itself Around? by TCC Team (2/20/2006)Is there enough time, analysts ask? For General Motors’ Rick Wagoner, March ought to be a good if not a great month...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Feb. 21, 2006

Street Names Contest Winners! Apparently, a lot of you went nuts over TheCarConnection's Wild, Weird, and Wacky Street Names Contest, at least if we judge by the number of entries that flooded into our digital mailbox - more than 2500 arrived since the competition was launched last December. And...Read More»

Farfrompoopin Road
TCC’s Street Names Contest: Finalists!

Presented by Mitsubishi Motors: Driven to Thrill MORE PHOTOS: Our readers, it seems, have crisscrossed every inch of the country looking for the wildest, weirdest, and wackiest street names, and since we launched our contest on December 20, they’ve come up with some amazing signs of our time. We...Read More»

2007 Honda Civic Si 4-door Sedan Manual w/ST Air Vents
Daily Edition: Feb. 10, 2006

2008 Toyota Tundra: One Big Mother? In a market increasingly dominated by imports, there's one segment still controlled by the Big Three. But maybe not much longer, at least not if the 2008 Toyota Tundra connects with demanding American full-size pickup buyers. The long-awaited update of the Toyota...Read More»

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB  -  Live Photos, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
2005 New York Auto Show, Part III

2005 New York Auto Show Index by TCC Team (3/21/2005) Porsche Goes to the Dogs Carmakers have often been accused of staging dog-and-pony shows at auto shows, but while Porsche had no horses on hand during its event at Javits Center , there were plenty of hounds. The automaker announced a new...Read More»

Porsche Mission E Concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos
2005 New York Auto Show, Part II

2005 New York Auto Show Index by TCC Team (3/21/2005) Hyundai Celebrates Azera Not many carmakers can celebrate 2005 the way Hyundai is, with a sales increase in January of ten percent, in February of 19 percent, a good-looking month of March, and today’s unveiling of their all new Azera flagship...Read More»

2016 Ferrari 488GTB Spider  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos
SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 Detroit Auto Show

Honda Ridgeline: Most "Impactful?" In the lexicon of auto-show press releases, new words are created where perhaps they shouldn't be. "Impactful" is one of those non-words bandied about, and if you understand what it's supposed to mean, you'll understand why Honda's Ridgeline truck could be the...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Feb. 10, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Feb. 10, 2004 MINI Cooper Convertible Bows at Geneva It took some time, but next month, the MINI Convertible will debut at the Geneva Auto Show and will hit the road this summer. The Convertible will be one of the eye catchers at the Geneva show that opens for the public on...Read More»

Chrysler PT Dream Cruiser Series 3
Preview: ‘04 PT Dream Cruiser Series 3

2003 Woodward Dream Cruise Index by TCC Team (8/18/2003) In nearly four years on the market, what Chrysler’s PT cruiser retro-breadvan/wagon/sedan has lacked in variety of body styles, it has more than made up in variety of special paint and trim custom packages. There was the 2001 street-roddish...Read More»

2003 Cadillac Sixteen concept
2003 Detroit Auto Show, Part III

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) While there are scores of new cars, trucks, crossovers and concept vehicles on display at Cobo Center this week, it’s hard for any automaker to dominate the North American...Read More»

Anti-Sleep Pilot (ASP) system
Consumer Car News: 3/18/02

FIRST GLIMPSE: ’03 LINCOLN AVIATORLincoln's new mid-size SUV, the 2003 Aviator, makes its debut at the New York Auto Show later this month — but because it’s going to be in the Vanity Fair Hollywood-themed issue on newsstands this week, Ford’s sent us a shot so you won’t have to actually...Read More»

2002 Detroit Auto Show logo
2002 Detroit Show, Part V

2002 Detroit Auto Show by TCC Team (1/7/2002) sponsored by Toyota DODGE GETS SRT-10 RAMAs if the Los Angeles show’s 205-hp Neon RT weren’t enough, Dodge took the Detroit opportunity to show off the Ram SRT-10, a fierce full-size truck with Viperesque performance credentials. It sports the 2003...Read More»

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Driver's News: 10/22/01

TOKYO MOTOR SHOW OPENS TO PRESSThe world’s most recent auto show in Frankfurt was overshadowed by the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Now, the Tokyo Motor Show hopes to override global concern for terrorism as it opens this week to the media. The Tokyo show, true to its tradition, will host a slew of...Read More»

Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington
TCC's Daily Edition: 9/20/01

AUTO SUMMIT YIELDS NUMEROUS IDEAS An unprecedented summit meeting Wednesday drew nearly two dozen auto industry, labor and government officials together at GM’s Hamtramck Assembly Plant. The leaders took aim at declining auto sales and overall concerns about the economy. U.S. Commerce Secretary...Read More»

Ford and Lyft partner on self-driving cars
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»

2003 HUMMER H2 4-door Wagon Instrument Panel
Weekly News: March 12, 2001

DC WILL LAYOFF 2700 SALARIED EMPLOYEES DaimlerChrysler announced that it plans to permanently lay off about 2700 salaried workers by the end of March. Company officials call the layoffs a step toward achieving the turnaround-plan goal of cutting 5000 white-collar workers. Nearly 2300 Chrysler Group...Read More»

Maximilian Szwaj
Weekly News: March 5, 2001

DAIMLERCHRYSLER ANNOUNCES RESTRUCTURING PLAN DaimlerChrysler revealed some specifics of its three-year, $3.09 billion company-wide restructuring plan. The plan will see a total of 35,500 jobs cut, in an attempt to bring Chrysler, and also Mitsubishi, to profitability by 2003. DaimlerChrysler put...Read More»

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