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Quest, QX56 Moving Out of Mississippi
Quest, QX56 Moving Out of Mississippi

Nissan's Quest minivan and Infiniti QX56 sport-utility vehicle will have to find homes, now that Nissan is using some production capacity to build a new range of commercial vehicles. The new commercial vehicles will be along the lines of the Dodge Sprinter vans, and will be built in Nissan's...Read More»

Jaguar, Land Rover Sold for $2.3B

UPDATE: Ford just confirmed the sale to Tata for $2.3 billion. We'll have more as details emerge -- the press release follows this item: A variety of outlets, including the New York Times, are reporting that the sale of Jaguar and Land Rover will be announced tomorrow. Ford has been trying to...Read More»

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»

A 50-mpg Land Rover!

We brought you most of the details of Land Rover's spunky, MINI-like LRX concept a few weeks ago, but at that time Land Rover was saving one of the best pieces of information for last, in its presentation of the concept at British brand's Detroit stage: It's anticipated that a production version...Read More»

2008 Land Rover LRX Concept
2008 Land Rover LRX Concept

Land Rover’s concept for the Detroit show has two doors and a compact body — and if it sounds a little like GM’s HUMMER HX concept in name and duty, it’s merely coincidence that both brands are aiming at a similar spot in the market. The LRX concept is a three-door that emphasizes smaller...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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