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2005 Chicago Show: TCC’s Top Picks
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»

2005 Ford Fairlane concept
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»

2004 Ford Shelby GR-1 concept
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»

2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT
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»

2014 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SE FWD Rear Seats
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»

2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport 4-door LS Open Doors
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»

Beijing show luxury sedan
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»

Beijing Motor Show crowds
2004 Beijing Motor Show Index

China Goes Car Crazy by TCC Team (6/7/04) A nation takes to the road, but who is writing the rules? Preview: Beijing Motor Show by TCC Team (6/7/04) Though sales slow a bit, China's car industry remains hot. Beijing Motor Show: Part I by TCC Team (6/9/04) GM, Ford, and other automakers get ready to...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Daily Edition: May. 5, 2004

Sales increase slightly, at GM and across the board Industry-wide sales of new vehicles increased a mere 1.2 percent in April despite strong sales by several Japanese automakers. The overall pace of sales was a disappointing 16.8 million units, setting the stage for an increase in incentives. Paul...Read More»

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Daily Edition: May. 4, 2004

Sales down at Ford; up at Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan Incomplete sales numbers for the industry released on Monday provided a mixed bag of results, with Ford down, Chrysler up, and Toyota maintaining its ongoing sales surge. While GM held its numbers until today, due to a computer error that delayed...Read More»

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2004 New York Auto Show, Part I

2004 New York Auto Show Index (4/5/04) New Grand Cherokee Gets HEMI Power Jeep’s new Grand Cherokee arrives in showrooms this fall not a moment too soon. With buyers moving into bigger SUVs and the Grand Cherokee’s mild 1998 makeover beginning to show wrinkles, the brand’s been in need of a...Read More»

2006 Lincoln Zephyr 4-door Sedan Front Seats
2004 New York Auto Show, Part IV

2004 New York Auto Show Index (4/5/04) INFINITI’S NEW “BLUEPRINT” Infiniti’s M Concept car is “the blueprint” for what’s to come from Nissan’s up-market division, declared general manager Mark Igo. In this case, that means the next-generation M45 sports sedan, which debuts about a...Read More»

2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
2004 New York Auto Show Preview

Cadillac Aims for World Class with STS "The standard to the world." For Cadillac, a motto once so appropriate had taken on an air of derision in recent years, as the nation's leading luxury maker fell increasingly behind its import competitors - in sales, as well as in design and technology. That...Read More»

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