2006 Cadillac BLS
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»

2007 Dodge Durango
Durango Slated for Hybrid

Driver's News: April 10, 2006 by TCC Team (4/9/2006)New Mazda CX-9, Audi TT, Dodge Durango and more. No Silver Bullet for Clean Cars, Expert Says by TCC Team (4/4/2006)SAE speaker says multiple powerplants possible. DaimlerChrysler AG’s top brass has never been big fans of hybrid vehicles because...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Daily Edition: Apr. 7, 2006

Audi Unveils 2007 TT Apparently, Audi just couldn't wait. The German automaker was all set to lift the veil on its next-generation TT at the New York International Auto Show, next week. But Audi decided not to wait for theNew York show, a lightly attended event for the European press, and unveiled...Read More»

Markus Duesmann
Daily Edition: Apr. 6, 2006

'07 Durango: Re-Grilled, E85ed and ESPed Dodge will update the Durango SUV for the 2007 model year in anticipation of a new hybrid version coming in the 2008 model year. For this year, the Durango sports a revised grille that mirrors the one installed on the Caliber hatchback. The 4.7-liter V-8...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Daily Edition: Apr. 5, 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...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
No Silver Bullet for Clean Cars, Expert Says

“There is no silver bullet” — no single, advanced powertrain technology that will solve the country’s need to reduce emissions and improve fuel efficiency, said Jeff Alson, director of the EPA’s office for Transportation and Air Quality. Alson was one of six speakers to outline what is...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
Daily Edition: Apr. 3, 2006

Hybrids Lose Lifetime Energy Battle, Study Says Hybrid advocates trumpet the environmental benefits of the gas-electric vehicles. But a new study says that the overall energy picture for hybrid vehicles isn't as favorable as it seems. CNW Marketing Research, of Bandon, Ore., says that when the...Read More»

Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington
SAE Taking Motorsports to the Streets

SAE Meeting Set for Detroit by Joseph Szczesny (4/3/2006)Revived interest sparks new ideas at tech conference. “Our objective is to use our race cars to showcase the cars we put on the road,” said Richard Brekus, BMW’s product planning chief. Brekus was part of a panel at this year’s SAE...Read More»

2008 tesla roadster motorauthority 012
SAE Meeting Set for Detroit

How Auto Shows “Yoostabee” by Mike Davis (1/16/2006)Before the glitz and the hype, there was glitz and hype. Just a different kind. Delphi Asks Court to Toss Contracts by Joseph Szczesny (4/2/2006)Supplier plots new course — and asks the judge to turn it that way. GM Says Turnaround Gaining...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
Daily Edition: Mar. 30, 2006

Delphi, UAW Brace For Collision Delphi Corp. and the United Auto Workers appeared to be on collision course as the union flatly rejected the company's latest contract proposal, which would have reduced by 18 percent the compensation of Delphi's workers to $22 per hour, starting July 1. Under terms...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
Daily Edition: Mar. 27, 2006

IRL Driver Paul Dana Killed at Homestead IRL IndyCar Series rookie Paul Dana, 30, was fatally injured in a two-car crash during the morning warm-up prior to Sunday's season opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway. At 10:03 am, just three minutes into the 30-minute session, Ed Carpenter spun his No. 20...Read More»

Geely CEO
Geely Marching Forward to ’08

Dunne: China’s Secret Fuel by Michael J. Dunne (1/2/2006)It’s called ambition. Chinese Cars Coming to Detroit by TCC Team (12/26/2005)First China car planned for auto-show debut, more to follow. Geely, the ambitious automaker that wants to become the first company to sell Chinese-made cars to...Read More»

2017 Ford Fusion
Driver's News: Gas Prices Heading Up

Gas Prices Heading Up The drop in gasoline prices over the past few weeks appears to have come to an end, as the price of oil continued to trade at more than $63 per barrel on New York Mercantile Exchange. There seems to be relatively little optimism that gasoline prices will decline in any...Read More»

Porsche Mission E Concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos
2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part X

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Suzuki SX4 Starting in August of 2007, Suzuki will race in the World Rally Championship with a car that is based on the Suzuki SX4, a new crossover unveiled inGeneva. The SX4 is Suzuki’s third new model since last year and is the successor...Read More»

Herbert Diess
Industry Report: Mar. 6, 2006

Feb. Sales: Chrysler, Japanese Strong Japanese manufacturers continued to gain ground in February auto sales, despite a relatively strong showing by the Chrysler Group, which saw sales increase in what was basically a flat market.General Motors and Ford reported another decline for February...Read More»

Klaus Bischoff
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»

Quail 2010: A Pair of Packards
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»

2006 MINI Cooper Convertible 2-door Convertible Front Exterior View
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»

2006 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-door Coupe Open Doors
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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