2002 Dream Cruise Day One
2002 Dream Cruise Day One

by Mark Phelan Get all the 2002 Dream Cruise coverage here: 2002 Woodward Dream Cruise (8/16/2002) The annual Woodward Dream Cruise, which draws classic cars and car buffs from around the world to Detroit, officially begins Saturday. Woodward Avenue was crowded with cruisers getting an early start...Read More»

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2002 Detroit Show, Part IV

2002 Detroit Auto Show by TCC Team (1/7/2002) sponsored by Toyota OVERCAPACITY ON THE RISEThe situation continues to get worse in terms of excess global production capacity, noted auto analyst William Pochiluk, of AutoCompass. With new car demand slipping around the world, and likely to drop...Read More»

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Consumer Car News: 11/26/01

GORDON GETS FOURTH WINSTONNASCAR’s Jeff Gordon clinched his fourth Winston Cup Championship in Atlanta on the Sunday before Thanksgiving — and he did it by finishing sixth. Gordon, who held a large lead in Winston points, would have won the title simply by starting the New Hampshire 300 on...Read More»

SEMA 2001
SEMA Stays the Course

SEMA Woos the First Tier by TCC Team (11/6/2000) SEMA: Defying the Odds by Jason Sakurai (10/30/2000) Call it an automotive extravaganza. The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association convention is the world’s largest gathering of auto aftermarket suppliers, and strolling through the wide...Read More»

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TCC's Daily Edition: 10/01/01

FORD RATING CUT; IS GM NEXT? The Ford Motor Co. suffered another embarrassment last week as Fitch, one of services that rates the creditworthiness of corporations and public institutions, announced it had cut its rating of the automaker and its various subsidiaries. Fitch dropped Ford and its Ford...Read More»

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Chrysler in the Crossfire

Though it’s Chrysler that is under fire at the moment —parent DaimlerChrysler is reorganizing its American division and anticipating a billion-dollar loss — the American brand will definitely turn heads at the North American International Auto Show next week with the Crossfire concept, a sort...Read More»

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Korean Comeback (Part II)

It was one of the most successful launches in U.S. automotive history, but after its initial burst of success, Hyundai Motor America’s star quickly tarnished. Today, it is selling half as many vehicles as it did in the mid-1980s. Not so for rival Kia Motors. The smallest and shakiest of the...Read More»

1999 Detroit Auto Show, Part I

January 3 PUMPED UP POWER WAGON — Technology and styling put a new twist on the famous 1946 Dodge Power Wagon namesake. True to its rugged and powerful heritage — note the awesome 780 foot-pounds of torque on tap — the new truck shows that such strength need not carry an environmental price...Read More»

Herbert Diess
Will the Real Europe Stand Up?

by Ron Harbour For those of us on this side of the Atlantic, the argument has always been the same: Is North America more competitive than Japan? Europe has never really been a consideration for one reason or another, and it should not be, right? Well, don't be so sure.When the Japanese decided to...Read More»

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