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Racing Results: April 18, 2005
Racing Results: April 18, 2005

By John Gardner All the open-wheel series were off this weekend, leaving the spotlight for stock cars, sports cars and drag racing. NASCAR was at Texas Motor Speedway with the Nextel Cup and Busch series, accompanied by the International Race of Champions. Meanwhile, on the east coast, the American...Read More»

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Racing Results: April 11, 2005

By John Gardner The action was far-flung this past weekend on the motorsports front. NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and Craftsman Truck series were at Martinsville, Va.; the Champ Car World Series kicked off its season with the traditional street race in Long Beach, accompanied by the Trans-Am and Formula...Read More»

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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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Preview: 2007 Ford Shelby Cobra GT500

“I never thought I’d see my name on anything again.” Carroll Shelby has never been shy, but on this particular, late winter afternoon, he looks unexpectedly sentimental. Only moments before, he’d helped pull the covers off the newest incarnation of the Ford Mustang. And this one bore the...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 Motor Show, Part VII

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Laraki Borac For several years Moroccan coachbuilder Laraki has come to Geneva with a spectacular sports car. But we have not driven one yet, and the fear is that the company will not outgrow the prototype stage. This year Laraki is in...Read More»

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2005 Chicago Show: TCC’s Top Picks

2005 Chicago Auto Show Index by TCC Greg Sanchez TCC en Español Publisher Best New Concept: Dodge Nitro. Superb and unique SUV that is definitely Dodge, with the big, crosshair grille and the slanted roofline reminiscent of the Magnum wagon. You could sense the aaahhhsss and the uuuhhhsss amongst...Read More»

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SPECIAL REPORT: 2005 Detroit Auto Show

300C, Escape Win North American Car/Truck Of the Year Chrysler's 300 series sedan and Ford's Escape Hybrid concept vehicle captured top honors in this year's North American Car- and Truck-of-the-Year awards. The NACTOY presentation, which served to open this year's Detroit Auto Show, is closely...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 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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Ford Revives Past with Fairlane

 2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) Everything old is new again, or so goes the old adage. In the case of the new Ford Fairlane concept vehicle, it’s the name that’s back again, but Ford is betting that this segment-buster is an entirely new — and better — approach to the...Read More»

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2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part III

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) Benz’ Cordes Takes Charge, Responsibility This year’s Detroit show produced many firsts — among them, the first press conference for auto show audiences by Dr. Eckhard Cordes, the new head of the Mercedes Group. Cordes, in a rambling press...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 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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2004 Woodward Dream Cruise, Part I

2004 Woodward Dream Cruise (8/22/2004) Return with us to another era... Rain, rain, go away Mother Nature hasn’t been very kind to Detroit this Summer. It’s been raining almost every weekend, which isn’t the sort of weather you look forward to if you own a classic cruiser. Yet the soggy...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Jul. 27, 2004

GM CVT Is DOA The continuously variable transmission installed in some Saturn models and an Opel model inEurope, will be discontinued after a short, recall-flagged history. The transmission first became available in the 2002 Saturn ION Coupe and VUE SUV, as well as a version of the Opel Astra. GM...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Jul. 7, 2004

GM and Ford to Up Spiffs Today Smarting from slow June sales and sweating out a potentially lean summer, General Motors upped its lease deals following the holiday weekend and is expected to jack up rebate cash on slow selling models today as well. Ford is expected to increase its offers as well...Read More»

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2004 Beijing Motor Show, Part III

Beijing Motor Show Index If you build it? The big question that carmakers need to ask is what do consumers want in China? In wealthier, more established markets, such as Beijing, buyers demand the latest products, but in other regions, the situation is different, cautioned Michael Dunne, founder of...Read More»

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