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Land Rover Readying LRX Concept for Production
Land Rover Readying LRX Concept for Production

Barring a last-minute snag, TheCarConnection.com has learned that Land Rover will put its well-received LRX concept vehicle into production, almost certainly no later than 2011, according to extremely well-placed sources. Meanwhile, a unique hybrid version of the LRX should follow to market a year...Read More»

Volvo Loses Big for Ford, While Jag and Land Rover Profit

Ford's Premier Auto Group was profitable in 2007 as Jaguar and Land Rover, which are now on the auction block, ended the year in the black. The small profit offset losses at Volvo, which was badly hurt by the decline in the value of the U.S. dollar. Don Leclair, Ford's chief financial officer...Read More»

Gas Prices: Is It Really the Economy?

I had to stifle a shout when I pulled up to the gas pump, yesterday morning, though the soccer mom in the minivan next to me actually shook her head in agreement with the words I mumbled. Almost overnight, prices have surged about 20 cents, here in Michigan, and the premium gulped down by the Land...Read More»

Jaguar Still In Play – Along With Land Rover

Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally reaffirmed his support of the Jaguar brand at the New York Auto Show. But a senior Ford executive tells TheCarConnection.com that the CEO, who came to Ford from Boeing a little over six months ago, has little interest or affection for Jaguar and Land Rover. The...Read More»

Celebrity Car Deathwatch: Shannen Doherty, You’re First!

Lifting a phrase from a wacked-out-on-anger colleague of ours, TCConfidential’s new Celebrity Car Deathwatch has but one aim: to rebroadcast the lurid details of non-fatal car accidents caused by TV personalities, former beauty-pageant winners, and anyone ever nominated for a People’s...Read More»

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2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part VIII

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) A Land Rover for the Nürburgring? Land Rover revealed a new fifth model line, the Range Rover Sport, which will slot into the brand’s lineup between the Range Rover and the LR3. The Sport is said to have been developed with more of an emphasis...Read More»

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2002 New York Show, Part I

sponsored by Toyota 2002 New York Show, Part II (3/27/2002) WILL FORD NAME A CAR KAISER?GM has its product czar, Bob Lutz. And now, insiders report, Ford may be close to naming its own car Kaiser. If it happens, Wolfgang Reitzle, now head of the automaker’s Premier Automotive Group, would be...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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