Industry Report: Dec. 5, 2005
Industry Report: Dec. 5, 2005

Jeep Prices Porsche-Slaying SRT8 Grand Cherokee The new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 will cost about half as much as the Porsche Cayenne Turbo it beats in a 0-60 run, the Chrysler Group said in a release on Thursday. The new HEMI-powered SUV will sport a base price tag of $39,995 when it goes on sale...Read More»

2007 Toyota Corolla 4-door Sedan Auto LE (Natl) Open Doors
Daily Edition: Nov. 28, 2005

Toyota Chips Away at GM Toyota Motor Corp. is moving steadily closer to its goal of unseating General Motors Corp. as the world's leading automaker. In fact, with General Motors preparing to slash production capacity in North America by one million units over the next three years, Toyota is...Read More»

2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-door LX 4WD 3.5L Auto Side Exterior View
Daily Edition: Nov. 23, 2005

Hyundai Shows '07 Santa Fe, Prices Azera Hyundai HQ in South Korea has released the first photos of the new Santa Fe online at its Korean-language Web site. The new Santa Fe hasn't yet been shown for U.S. journalists or shoppers, and as such, there's precious little information about the new SUV...Read More»

2005 GMC Sierra 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Wheel Cap
Industry Report: Nov. 21, 2005

"Red Tag" Prices Come to GM Through Jan. General Motors is turning to discounted prices once more to clear inventories of 2005 and 2006 models from its lots. The company's new "Red Tag" promotion, dealers will put maximum prices on vehicles that will reflect reductions on prices of anywhere from a...Read More»

2005 Scion xA 4-door Sedan Auto (Natl) Rear Exterior View
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»

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Daily Edition: August 19, 2004

ME-412 Could Live On Without Bernhard A decision on the future of Chrysler's high-performance concept vehicle, the ME-412 supercar, is likely to be made in the next few months. "Within this year, we should be able to come to some conclusion," Chrysler Group CEO Dieter Zetsche told...Read More»

2020 BMW 3-Series production at plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Daily Edition: Jul. 7, 2004

GM and Ford to Up Spiffs Today Smarting from slow June sales and sweating out a potentially lean summer, General Motors upped its lease deals following the holiday weekend and is expected to jack up rebate cash on slow selling models today as well. Ford is expected to increase its offers as well...Read More»

2004 Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT
2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part IV

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Maserati Feeding Need for Speed Even as it prepares to launch the third new model in its lineup, the Quattroporte sedan, Maserati has rolled out a fourth product, though getting one won’t be easy. The MC12 is the name chosen for both the new...Read More»

2004 Chrysler ME4-12 concept
2004 Detroit Show, Part I

2004 Detroit Auto Show Coverage (1/4/2004) Chrysler Drops Bombshell with ME4-12 Chrysler Group executives wowed an audience of hard-to-please journalists with a completely new supercar, the last and grandest concept car to be presented on the stand. The Chrysler ME Four-Twelve — which stands for...Read More»

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2003 Tokyo Motor Show, Part III

2003 Tokyo Motor Show Index (10/21/2003) Cartoon Characters As reporters enter Makuhari Messe, the convention center housing the biennial Tokyo Motor Show, they’re greeted by the ear-splitting road of 20 road racing simulators. Along the side aisles, auto parts makers and aftermarket vendors...Read More»

2011 Audi A1 Cabrio preview rendering
2003 Geneva Show, Part II

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (2/23/2003)Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2003 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (3/3/2003)All the best from the Swiss car event of the year. Bentley Conti GT Is $149,900 Wait no longer for the way to spend your casino winnings —...Read More»

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2003 L.A. Auto Show Preview

updated 12/12/02 The New Year begins each year with a battle between Detroit and L.A. And oddly enough, it has nothing to do with Eminem and a West Coast posse. For the past decade, Los Angeles and Detroit have warred over which show will make more impact in the first days of the new year. Usually...Read More»

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Consumer Car News: 9/30/02

2004 GRAND PRIX READY FOR SPRINGPontiac will show off the 2004 Grand Prix this week at the Texas State Fair — but you don’t have to get horse hockey on your shoes here to see it. The ’04 Grand Prix gets smoothed out and styled up, though it doesn’t grow any larger. There are three models in...Read More»

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Geneva Motor Show, Part I

Index: 2002 Geneva Motor Show by TCC Team (3/5/2002) GENEVA SHOW OPENS WITH VW PHAETONThe 72nd International Motor Show in Geneva has opened its doors for the media — and one of its most anticipated launches came yesterday in the form of the VW Phaeton, the company’s first large sedan aimed...Read More»

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Consumer Car News: 2/25/02

FORD TO BUILD GT40Ford Motor Company will build the exotic GT40 supercar it showed as a concept at this January's Detroit auto show, the company announced today. The GT40, a throwback to the company's glory days in racing in the 1960s, will become one of the 20 new or freshened products Ford will...Read More»

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2002 Detroit Show Preview

sponsored by Toyota Detroit’s annual auto show inspires vivid memories among those who attend each year. Like those from 1989, when Toyota and Nissan stunned the luxury market with the impeccable, primeval Lexus and Infiniti sedans. Or ten years later, when a crippling blizzard stranded hundreds...Read More»

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Consumer Car News: 12/31/01

TCC PREVIEWS DETROIT, L.A. SHOWSGot plans for the New Year yet? While you’re carousing in a drunken revelry, the world’s automakers (and those of us at TCC) will be prepping for the twin auto shows that kick off the year. This week at TheCarConnection.com, we’ll be at the 2002 Los Angeles and...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
TCC’s Daily Edition: 12/12/01

Subscribe and get e-mail news FREE! HUMMER H2 ON SALE IN JULY GM unveiled the Hummer H2, the first product of its investment in AM General. The new truck is essentially a Hummer shape grafted on a heavily modified GM heavy-duty truck platform, with a 325-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 and heavy-duty four-speed...Read More»

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