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Racing Results: April 1-3, 2005
Racing Results: April 1-3, 2005

It was a busy weekend, with Formula 1 in Bahrain for their third event of the season; NASCAR packed ‘em in at the Bristol bullring with the Nextel Cup and Busch series (rain-postponed until Monday morning); the IRL wrote a new chapter in its history with the series’ first-ever road race on the...Read More»

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2005 New York Auto Show, Part III

2005 New York Auto Show Index by TCC Team (3/21/2005) Porsche Goes to the Dogs Carmakers have often been accused of staging dog-and-pony shows at auto shows, but while Porsche had no horses on hand during its event at Javits Center , there were plenty of hounds. The automaker announced a new...Read More»

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2005 New York Auto Show, Part I

2005 New York Auto Show Index by TCC Team (3/21/2005) Lutz Shoots the Messenger Times are tough at General Motors, but while the automaker had to shell out $2 billion to pay off former partner, Fiat, cancel product and platform programs, idle plants, increase project losses 50-fold and boost...Read More»

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2005 Geneva Show: TCC’s Top Picks

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Best New Concept: Okay, there were plenty of really good concepts in Geneva, like the Dodge Caliber, Honda Civic Concept, and Peugeot’s 407 Concept Coupe, but most were just thinly-disguised production vehicles. Nothing compared with...Read More»

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2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part VIII

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) BMW 3-Series TCC has driven the completely renewed BMW 3-Series, but the model’s official debut for the public didn’t happen until Geneva . The fifth generation of the highly successful compact sports saloon offers more interior space and...Read More»

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2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part III

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/13/2005) GM Launching Three-Day Test Drives in Europe General Motors will make 35,000 Opel vehicles available for three-day test drives through dealerships in 40 countries across Europe, announced GM Europe chairman Fritz Henderson. Potential customers...Read More»

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2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part V

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Citroën C1 and C6 Citroën's PR people were proudly informing the press that they were offering something that few manufacturers, and possibly none, had done before — that is to introduce brand new cars at the top and the bottom of its range...Read More»

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2005 Geneva Show Preview, Part II

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/13/2005) Mercedes-Benz B-Class U.S. customers will have to wait for the new Mercedes B-Class until the dollar gets any stronger, but this summer the car will hit the market in Europe and Canada as planned. With the B-Class Mercedes-Benz will compete in...Read More»

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2005 Detroit Auto Show: TCC’s Top Picks

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) TCC Team Publisher Best New Concept: Ford Fairlane. Some weird design elements, like the Home Depot plywood accents, but overall, a very intriguing turn of direction that I strongly expect to see in production. Best New Production Car: Mercedes...Read More»

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SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 Detroit Auto Show

Honda Ridgeline: Most "Impactful?" In the lexicon of auto-show press releases, new words are created where perhaps they shouldn't be. "Impactful" is one of those non-words bandied about, and if you understand what it's supposed to mean, you'll understand why Honda's Ridgeline truck could be the...Read More»

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2005 Los Angeles Auto Show, Part III

2005 Los Angeles Auto Show Index by TCC Team Ferrari: “Wild Object of Desire” If anyone was wondering how Frank Stephenson feels about his job as the chief designer for Ferrari and Maserati, he cleared things up Thursday. “For me, Ferrari is a wild object of desire,” said the Moroccan-born...Read More»

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2005 Los Angeles Auto Show, Part I

Related Articles: 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show Index by TCC Team Chevy Revamps Impala, Monte Carlo Police departments and NASCAR fans everywhere are set for a 2006 refresher for their favorite two- and four-doors. This year, Chevy is revamping the front-drive Impala/Monte Carlo, outfitting them with...Read More»

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2005 Los Angeles Auto Show, Part II

Related Articles: 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show Index by TCC Team Jetta Jumps Out in L.A. An all-new Volkswagen Jetta took its bows during the opening press day at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, and according to company officials, the operative adjective is “more.” As in more room, more...Read More»

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GM, DC Team for Dual-Stage Hybrids

Related Articles: Challenge Bibendum: The Green Test by TCC Team (10/18/2004) Putting environmentally friendly ideas to the road – in China. Slow to accept the concept of hybrid powertrains, DaimlerChrysler and General Motors are taken a bold step that they insist could “leapfrog” existing...Read More»

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Paris Auto Show: The Highlights

Paris Auto Show: The Highlights Get all our Paris coverage here: 2004 Paris Auto Show, Part I (9/23/2004) Chevy goes global, S3X slips under Freudian radar, Opel Astra GTC clears the air, and Ford's new Focus takesaim. 2004 Paris Auto Show, Part II (9/23/2004) BMW goes 185 mph on H2, the GTI makes...Read More»

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2004 Paris Auto Show, Part II

Related Articles: 2004 Paris Auto Show by TCC Team (9/20/2004)The well-loved lights of the City of Light take the stage. BMW H2R HUMMER may have the H2 initials locked up, but BMW’s favorite H(2) these days is hydrogen — and that’s the fuel it used to propel a new experimental race car to a...Read More»

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2004 Paris Auto Show, Part III

Related Articles: 2004 Paris Auto Show by TCC Team (9/20/2004)The well-loved lights of the City of Light take the stage. Peugeot 907 The stunning 907 concept has few antecedents, according to the loosely translated French dialogue we heard on the floor of the Paris Expo. In fact Peugeot says this...Read More»

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Paris Auto Show: The Highlights

Paris Auto Show: The Highlights Get all our Paris coverage here: 2004 Paris Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/23/2004) Chevy goes global, S3X slips under Freudian radar, Opel Astra GTC clears the air, and Ford's new Focus takes aim. 2004 Paris Auto Show, Part II by Marty Padgett (9/23/2004) BMW goes...Read More»

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Industry Report: Sept. 6, 2004

Power Stifles PIN Data With Media J.D. Power and Associates is readying a letter to reporters covering the auto industry that the firm will no longer provide manufacturer, brand or model specific data for news stories. The new policy, say executives familiar with the change, was brought about by...Read More»

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