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2005 SEMA Show, Part II
2005 SEMA Show, Part II

Live From Vegas: 2005 SEMA Show (11/2/2005) The aftermarket meets the OEMs in Vegas. Hyundai Hopes for Tuner Magic with Three-Door Accent Like Kia, its sister division, Hyundai is pushing hard to connect with the tuner and hip-hop crowd, said brand development manager Justin Osborne, in order to...Read More»

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Green Machines Color Tokyo Show

Green Machines Color Tokyo Show White has traditionally been the most popular color for Japanese motorists, but at this year's Tokyo Motor Show, the dominant hue is green. Automakers have filled Makuhari Messe with an assortment of environmentally-friendly hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles, though...Read More»

2005 Nissan GT-R concept
2005 Tokyo Motor Show

2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Nissan GT-R Nissan's eagerly-awaited GT-R sports car has come a long way since CEO Carlos Ghosn promised to put it back into production during the 2001 Tokyo Motor Show. Four years later, a new show car, dubbed the GT-R Proto is back on the...Read More»

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2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part V

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Audi S8 It’s the Audi with the Lamborghini engine — and if that sounds tantalizing, it is. The big S8 supersedan made its appearance in...Read More»

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2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part VI

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Suzuki At Western auto shows like Detroit or Geneva , manufacturers tend to focus journalists’ attention on one concept car. But it’s not...Read More»

2005 Honda Civic Coupe EX AT SE Rear Seats
2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part VII

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Giugiaro’s Ferrari Celebration One of the most striking cars on display at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show was also among the most difficult...Read More»

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2005 Tokyo Motor Show, Part III

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Japanese Wary of Detroit Woes If Japanese automakers are gloating over the problems facing their American rivals, they’re certainly not...Read More»

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Strategic Vision Puts Toyota, Honda On Top

Toyota Motor Co. handily dominated Strategic Vision’s tenth annual Total Value Index, which is designed to measure which cars, trucks and crossovers provide the best value for the dollar. But while Toyota captured the most individual product segments, Honda was the top-rated, full-line automaker...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 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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Racing Results: June 24-26, 2005

By John Gardner It was a busy weekend on the motorsports front. NASCAR’s Nextel Cup went road-course racing atSears Point (Infineon), while the Busch and Truck series were at historic Milwaukee. IRL was at the Richmond bullring, while the Champ Cars were strafing the runways at Cleveland’s Buke...Read More»

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Racing Results: June 17-19, 2005

By John Gardner It was as dramatic a weekend of racing as you could ever ask for. From the sublime triumph of American teams winning three of four classes and Tom Kristensen scoring an historic seventh victory at Le Mans to the ridiculous spectacle of Formula 1 taking the start at Indy with only...Read More»

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Racing Results: May 27-29, 2005

by John Gardner We hope you enjoyed the most important weekend of the year, during which we take time to remember those men and women who have sacrificed to ensure the safety of our nation. From Bunker Hill to Baghdad , those who have served in our armed forces deserve much more than a day of...Read More»

2005 Pontiac Grand Am 2-door Coupe GT1 Steering Wheel
Racing Results: May 20-22, 2005

By John Gardner If you couldn’t find some racing to enjoy this past weekend, you just weren’t trying. Almost everybody in the business was doing the business, with Formula 1 in Monaco, NASCAR in Charlotte for the Nextel All-Star Challenge along with the Craftsman Truck Series, IRL at Indy for...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Racing Results: May 9, 2005

By John Gardner It was a pretty quiet weekend on the motorsports front, as most of the series don’t even attempt to compete with Mother’s Day. The NASCAR lads were down in Darlington , S.C. , and wrapped up by Saturday night in order not to incur Mama’s wrath, while in Barcelona , Spain ...Read More»

2005 Pontiac Grand Am 2-door Coupe GT1 Dashboard
Racing Results: May 2, 2005

By John Gardner The racing this past weekend was far-flung and action-packed. NASCAR destroyed a few million dollars’ worth of machinery at Talladega with the Nextel Cup and Busch Series while the Craftsman Truck Series behaved itself nicely at St. Louis’ Gateway International Raceway, the IRL...Read More»

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Racing Results: April 25, 2005

by John Gardner It was a reasonably quiet weekend on the motorsports front. Formula 1 was at Italy’s Imola circuit to kick off their European season in fine style after three off-shore races, while NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and Busch series were at Phoenix International Raceway for the Arizona...Read More»

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Racing Results: April 18, 2005

By John Gardner All the open-wheel series were off this weekend, leaving the spotlight for stock cars, sports cars and drag racing. NASCAR was at Texas Motor Speedway with the Nextel Cup and Busch series, accompanied by the International Race of Champions. Meanwhile, on the east coast, the American...Read More»

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
2004 New York Auto Show, Part II

2004 New York Auto Show Index (4/5/04) Jeep highlights new Grand Cherokee and Liberty spinoffs In what is the largest exhibit ever created for an Auto Show by Jeep, the division showcased a series of new vehicles at the Greater New York International Auto Show at what it calls " Camp New York ."...Read More»

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