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2006 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview
2006 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

MORE auto show coverage: 2006 SEMA: The Aftermarket Strikes Back 2006 Paris Auto Show Index TheCarConnection's Index of Car Shows The show itself is weeks away. But the list of new production vehicles and concepts driving toward a Los Angeles auto show launch is growing. Los Angeles show organizers...Read More»

Jost Capito
Industry Report: May 8, 2006

  Chrysler in co-op with China 's Chery?Chrysler Group may be in negotiations with Chinese automaker Chery for the contract manufacture of a new Chrysler world car for sale in markets outside the U.S. Automotive News reports that Chrysler is looking at whether it could build a global car through...Read More»

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Marketing Report: May 8, 2006

 Fields wants "cult of personality" dead at FordThe "Way Forward" at Ford Motor Company does not entail a return to top-down management or "a cult of personality" that the automaker has experienced in the past,Americas CEO Mark Fields declared Wednesday. Addressing a luncheon session of the...Read More»

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2006 New York Auto Show, Part VII

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) BMW 3-Series Is World Car of The Year Twenty-seven cars were voted on by 46 international automotive journalists before the BMW 3-series was selected as the 2006 World Car of the Year. The award was announced at the New York International...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Delphi Sets Final UAW Deadline

Can GM Turn Itself Around? by TCC Team (2/19/2006)Is there enough time, analysts ask? GM-UAW-Delphi Stuck in Neutral by Joseph Szczesny (2/16/2006)Talks lay fallow, but zingers do too. The bankrupt Delphi Corp. has once again delayed confrontation over the company’s expensive labor contracts...Read More»

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GM Asks UAW for More

Bush Nixes Aid for GM, Ford by Joseph Szczesny (1/30/2006)Automakers respond: we didn’t ask. Cadillac Papering Super Bowl XL by Joseph Szczesny (1/30/2006)New Escalade will be focus of Caddy’s NFL celebration. General Motors is looking for help from the United Auto Workers and is hoping the...Read More»

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2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part II

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) Mitsubishi Concept-Sportback Using the marketing slogan, “Drive Alive,” Mitsubishi unveiled a new but anticipated Concept-Sportback, which offers a glimpse of what the next-generation Lancer — or at least one of its bodystyles — will be...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Racing Results: June 24-26, 2005

By John Gardner It was a busy weekend on the motorsports front. NASCAR’s Nextel Cup went road-course racing atSears Point (Infineon), while the Busch and Truck series were at historic Milwaukee. IRL was at the Richmond bullring, while the Champ Cars were strafing the runways at Cleveland’s Buke...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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Daily Edition: Jun. 30, 2004

Power: Lexus Still Tops, Domestics Improving The latest survey from J.D. Power and Associates measuring vehicle quality over three years shows that U.S. automakers are continuing to gain on leaders Toyota and Honda, and that most luxury import brands are declining in long-term quality. Power...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
DAILY EDITION: Oct. 15, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Oct. 15, 2003 Spy Shots: 2005 Chevy Corvette Don’t look for a carbon-fiber body and aluminum hydroformed frame on the new C6 Corvette — they’re reserved for the Le Mans effort. But shown here is the latest spy photo of the C6 Corvette coupe, photographed just hours ago...Read More»

2000 Toyota 4Runner
DAILY EDITION: Oct. 8, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Oct. 8, 2003 NHTSA Establishes New Rollover Test Federal safety regulators Tuesday announced a new test designed to better measure how likely cars, trucks, and sport-utility vehicles are to roll over during emergency driving conditions. But the new test is primarily directed at...Read More»

2016 Kia Optima
April Sales Show Decline

Related Articles: Japan’s Profits Rising Steadily by TCC Team (4/28/2003) Next year could bring a halt to the happy numbers, though. GM, Ford Turn in Q1 Papers by Joseph Szczesny (4/21/2003) Ford’s results cause mild pleasant “shock”; GM leaves fewer in awe. March Sales Fall, But Not Hard...Read More»

Markus Duesmann
DAILY EDITION: Nov. 1, 2002

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Nov. 1, 2002 FIAT TO BOOST AUTO GROUP WITH $2.47 BILLION Fiat SpA will pump $2.47 billion into the struggling Fiat Auto group as required by Italian law. According to that law, any company that owes more than one-third of its net assets must be recapitalized. Fiat SpA will...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Sept. 26, 2002

DAILY EDITION: Sept. 26, 2002 2004 GRAND PRIX READY FOR SPRING Pontiac 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...Read More»

2001 Acura Integra two-door
Consumer Car News: 5/20/02

INTEGRA IS THE MOST STOLEN CARThe 20 largest insurance companies say that claims are down since 1980 — but that payouts are higher, Reuters reports. The companies represented by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) also says the 1999-2001 Acura Integra has the highest theft rate and claim...Read More»

Ford Intelligent Vehicles preview
Consumer Car News: 4/8/02

BLACKWOOD AN EARLY GONERPlanning on buying a Lincoln Blackwood? Buy soon — Lincoln spokespeople told various press outlets on Monday that the limited-production, rear-drive, luxury four-door truck would be a lot more limited than originally planned. After debuting the 2002 model last year...Read More»

Ineos Grenadier pre-production
Consumer Car News: 3/25/02

’03 PARK AVE GETS PORTHOLESThe restyled 2003 Buick Park Avenue Ultra has something no other Buick has had in decades — portholes. GM showed off the new Park Avenue Ultra on Wednesday in, of all places, Manhattan and unveiled the Park’s new shape, which incorporates portholes on the front...Read More»

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2002 Detroit Show, Part III

2002 Detroit Auto Show by TCC Team (1/7/2002) sponsored by Toyota DETROIT SHOW IN TOP GEARTurnout for this year's North American International Auto Show was down a bit, reflecting the decision by many foreign journalists not to come to the States right now. Despite that, most observers give the...Read More»

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