May

Infiniti EX Concept Takes on X3
Infiniti EX Concept Takes on X3

Infiniti’s concept EX has broken cover before theNew York auto show, and sources say the new concept has been designed to take on the likes of BMW’s X3 and the Acura RDX. The EX comes to the Javits Center next week, built off the FM rear-drive platform that underpins the Nissan Z and Infiniti...Read More»

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2007 Geneva Auto Show Index

U.S. VEHICLES 2008 Audi A5/S5 Preview by Marty Padgett (2/25/2007) The Nuvolari evolves into a stunner two-door. Preview by Marty Padgett (3/5/2007)New two-door spun from Arnage; 550 to be built. 2008 Jaguar XJ Preview by Marty Padgett (2/28/2007)A more contemporary look – or a bridge to the...Read More»

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A Sale is Not Chrysler’s Only Option

While DaimlerChrysler is determined to “explore all of our options,” CEO Dieter Zetsche seemed to be stressing that there is no firm commitment to sell its troubled U.S. arm, the Chrysler Group, during an interview at the Geneva Motor Show. “I’m absolutely confident Chrysler will become...Read More»

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Will Dodge Deliver the Demon?

MANY MORE PHOTOS: It’s just a concept car. Just keep saying that – for now, anyway, but Chrysler officials couldn’t disguise their interest in bringing the distinctive little Dodge Demon roadster into showrooms. And with the U.S. automaker desperate to enhance its global appeal, a strong...Read More»

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At Witz’ End: What’s an American Car?

So what is an “American” car? If it is simply one built inAmerica, as most foreign makers and U.S. media would have you believe, then vehicles built in Canada are Canadian, those assembled in Mexico are Mexican and Porsches built in Finland are Finnish. But we know intuitively that’s not the...Read More»

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2007 Detroit Auto Show: TCC's Top Picks

Get all our Detroit auto show coverage here TCC Team Publisher Best concept vehicle: The Chevrolet Volt. Over the years, I've seen General Motors roll out a variety of creative concepts, often with supposedly super-clean powertrain technology. But with the Volt, it's clear the automaker now sees...Read More»

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Lexus Shows Racy Side with LF-A, IS-F

AtDetroit, Lexus introduced a new sporting line, indicated simply by the letter ‘F’. According to Lexus Group VP Bob Carter, the designation is derived from the internal coding of ‘Circle F’, or ‘F1’, which signaled the development of the first LS. Since then, the ‘F’ has signified...Read More»

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Lutz: GM’s Image is Changing

Images aren’t easy to change, but there’s little doubt that General Motors’ got a real boost from this year’s North American International Auto Show, said the automaker’s outspoken car czar, Bob Lutz. It has received wide praise for its new models, as well as kudos jurors on the North...Read More»

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2007 Ford Interceptor Concept

SLIDESHOW: ‘Tis the season to be spreading cheer…and rumors. With the holidays largely behind us and the 2007 Detroit auto show, fast approaching, the automotive gossip mill starts churning out word of what just might make it to the floor of Cobo Hall. TheCarConnection.com has confirmed that...Read More»

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Chrysler Refines Its Minivan Recipe

SLIDESHOW: SLIDESHOW: Chrysler pulled the wraps off its next-generation minivans to launch this year’s Detroit Auto Show. First introduced in 1984, Chrysler “soccer mom-mobiles” have remained the industry leaders, year after year, despite steady assaults by its import and domestic...Read More»

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Nissan Crosses Over with Rogue, Bevel

Brad Bradshaw, Nissan’s president for marketing inNorth America, introduced the Rogue, a sleek new compact crossover vehicle that’s more aggressively styled inside and out than competitors like the Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, and Toyota RAV4. The Rogue is aimed at younger people “who are...Read More»

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The Week in Reverse: December 22, 2006

The year 2007 will be a year of change. Toyota may become the world’s biggest automaker, Ford may sink to number three in U.S. sales, and we’re finally going to do something with that screenplay we started in ’96. Should be fresh, right? We can pretty much predict what the Camaro Convertible...Read More»

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The Week in Reverse: December 15, 2006

Question: it’s called the MINI Cabrio Sidewalk, so why won’t they let you drive it on one? Pedestrians, look out! So, this is what happens when they don’t ask me to join in the voting. (If I were on the jury, we’d have also voted to impeach the Aztek for high crimes and misdemeanors.)...Read More»

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2006 Beijing Auto Show, Part II

Volkswagen Neeza Volkswagen’s Neeza concept car was warmly received in Beijing and boasts suicide doors along with a roomy, versatile, and technologically advanced interior. Designed in Shanghai , by Chinese for the Chinese market, the 181-inch-long vehicle with a 102.4-inch wheelbase is...Read More»

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RELEASE: 2006 Ford Galpin Motors Tiki Truck

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. For Beau Boeckmann, October is a scary month — and it’s not because of Halloween. It’s because Galpin Auto Sports (GAS), his family-owned automotive customizing business, is busy cranking out...Read More»

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2006 Paris Auto Show, Part VI

2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) Citroën C-Metisse The C-Métisse is a concept for a five-door sedan curiously mated with a sports car. The extravagant concept is a technical showcase for an efficient 208-hp 2.7-liter V-6 diesel engine combined with a six-speed automatic...Read More»

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2006 Paris Auto Show, Part IV

2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Big news! Alfa Romeo is returning to the USA. Well, sort of. The Italian firm used the Paris Motor Show to unveil the production version of its 8C Competizione, an ultra-exclusive supercar limited to just 500 units...Read More»

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2006 Paris Auto Show, Part V

    2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) Opel Unveils Antara While American motorists are clearly the world’s biggest fans of sport-utility vehicles, Europeans have their own love affair going with what they know as 4x4s and MPVs (or Multi-Purpose Vehicles). And there were plenty...Read More»

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Driver's News: Subaru WRX, Paris Preview

Spy Shots: 2008 Subaru WRX This past month has brought several sightings of possible WRX test mules (in Legacy bodies), but now we've caught the very first pictures of an actual WRX prototype, and it doesn't look like any WRX that you've ever seen before. See more of the next WRX 2006 Paris...Read More»

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