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MINI Clubman: The Name Sounds Familiar
MINI Clubman: The Name Sounds Familiar

For almost two years, reports out of Oxford said the long-wheelbase MINI was going to be called the Traveller. Concepts came and went—and we waited, and waited, and the blogs came up with Clubman as the putative name of the stretched MINI. This week in Geneva, no less than Dr. Michael Ganal...Read More»

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2007 Frankfurt Auto Show

Jaguar Redubs S-Type “XF” by Marty Padgett (11/28/2006)New car conforms to Jaguar names, not to norms. Spy Shots: ’08 Benz C63 by Brenda Priddy (7/17/2006)When 5.5 liters just isn’t enough. Spy Shots: ‘08 Passat Coupe by Brenda Priddy (1/23/2006)Four doors used to mean sedan. Not anymore.Read More»

2005 Ford iosis concept
2005 Frankfurt Show: Last Words

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) TCC Team Publisher Best New Concept: Ford’s iosis should actually win two awards: best concept and worst name — though the Yeti came close in the latter category. While iosis sounds like something you need to cure, it could be the fix for a...Read More»

2006 Saturn Sky
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part VII

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005)   VW’s Bernhard Lays Down Ultimatum Even as Volkswagen wrapped up a major product offensive with this week’s debut of its Eos hardtop/convertible, the brand’s new boss, Wolfgang Bernhard, told TheCarConnection.com that the future of the...Read More»

2007 Volvo C70
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part IV

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) Ford Motor Company is in upheaval again, and it was outgoing Premier Automotive Group executive and new Ford chief of the Americas Mark Fields who presided over the company’s interlinked press conferences. Ford and its various arms presented...Read More»

2005 Peugeot 20CUP concept
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part V

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) Toyota RAV4 Toyota introduced the third-generation RAV4 on the Frankfurt stand. Although the model is popular in the States, according to Toyota it’s also Europe’s best-selling SUV. In the European market, the RAV4 will offer Toyota ’s new...Read More»

2005 Opel Astra Twin Top
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part VI

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) Lutz Lets Loose in Frankfurt GM’s vice chairman set out to set the record straight on a variety of issues following the Opel reveal on Tuesday. For one thing, he told reporters, the automaker’s new rear-drive Zeta platform “is not dead or...Read More»

2005 Jeep Compass concept
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part I

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/12/2005) Volkswagen Eos It was hard to tell whether the car was the star, or the new head of the Volkswagen brand, when the automaker rolled out its new Eos coupe/cabriolet. At the wheel was Wolfgang Bernhard, the new head of the flagship VW division...Read More»

2005 Skoda Yeti concept
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part II

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) Mitsubishi Concept-Sportback Using the marketing slogan, “Drive Alive,” Mitsubishi unveiled a new but anticipated Concept-Sportback, which offers a glimpse of what the next-generation Lancer — or at least one of its bodystyles — will be...Read More»

2005 BMW 3-Series Touring
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part III

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) MINI Traveller Concept Despite some time confusion on the floor of the MINI stand – could it really be 4 p.m. in Buenos Aires and 8 p.m. in New York, as the logo beneath would have it? — there’s no confusing the future of the MINI Traveler...Read More»

2006 Cadillac BLS
2005 Frankfurt Show Preview, Part IV

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) New From Planet Toyota Toyota, which can by now justly be regarded as the world’s automaker, will unveil two new production models, the second-generation of the Yaris hatchback and the latest version of the RAV4, the leading example of the...Read More»

2005 Renault Egeus concept
2005 Frankfurt Preview, Part III

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (8/10/2005) Smoother SUVs On The Way? Is the macho angular look on the way out for SUVs? According to two concepts that will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Show next month, smooth, almost coupe-like shapes could be the next step for the vehicles whose bulk...Read More»

2005 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder concept
2005 Frankfurt Show Preview, Part II

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (8/10/2005)   Volvo C70 At the IAA auto show in Frankfurt this September, Volvo will unveil its new C70 coupe convertible. The Swedish car manufacturer has released the first details and pictures of the car that will be available in the spring of 2006...Read More»

2005 Geely, Frankfurt Auto Show
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index

SHOW NEWS 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/12/2005)VW Eos, Benz S-Class and ML63, Jeep Patriot and Compass. 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part II by Bengt Halvorson (9/12/2005)Smart Crosstown, Skoda Octavia, Mitsubishi Sportback. 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part III by Marty Padgett...Read More»

2005 Daimler
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Preview

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (8/1/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (8/10/2005) The trickle of Frankfurt Auto Show teasers is growing into a steady stream, with an even further upmarket sedan from Jaguar, confirmation of...Read More»

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SPECIAL REPORT: FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

 SPECIAL REPORT: FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW by TCC Team and Jens Meiners Get TCC’s Frankfurt coverage right now: 2003 Frankfurt Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/8/2003) Mazda3 breaks cover, Volvo gets small with S40, Aston unveils DB9. 2003 Frankfurt Show, Part II by TCC Team (9/9/2003) A vision from Benz...Read More»

2004 Smart forfour
2003 Frankfurt Show, Part II

2003 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/8/2003) Playing a High-Stakes Golf Game Given the honor of opening this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, Volkswagen had the opportunity to introduce an all-new version of one of the world’s best-selling products. While Volkswagen has dramatically...Read More»

2004 Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT
2003 Frankfurt Show, Part III

2003 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/8/2003) Mercedes-McLaren Partner for SLR It’s been a long time coming, but Mercedes-Benz has finally shown the super sports car it has developed in collaboration with Formula 1 constructors McLaren. It’s a 200 mph-plus supercar with a supercharged...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»

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