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2004 Beijing Motor Show Index
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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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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Cost Cuts Squeeze SAE Show Again

Related Articles: Burns Ready for Dana Challenge by Joseph Szczesny (3/13/2004) Cost cutting and lost business fail to dismay former GM exec. The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) meeting in Detroit last week reflected the continuing effort across the automobile industry to trim costs. Indeed...Read More»

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2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part II

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Concept 100EX Is Ready to Rolls To mark the centennial of the company, Rolls-Royce lifted the covers off the 100EX, the latest in a long-running series of experimental automobiles that date back nearly to the day when Charles Rolls and Henry...Read More»

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2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part I

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Switzerland Shows It Off Switzerland — you can set your watch by the trains, and you can count the number of major car companies native to the nation on no fingers. And that’s what makes the Swiss show a major hit with automakers, who throng...Read More»

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2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part IV

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Maserati Feeding Need for Speed Even as it prepares to launch the third new model in its lineup, the Quattroporte sedan, Maserati has rolled out a fourth product, though getting one won’t be easy. The MC12 is the name chosen for both the new...Read More»

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2004 Geneva Show Preview III

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Corvette Convertible Breaks Cover Next week, Chevrolet will unveil the Corvette Convertible at the Geneva Auto Show. The big news is that the C6 roadster will be available with a power folding top for the first time. The Corvette team has really...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Feb. 10, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Feb. 10, 2004 MINI Cooper Convertible Bows at Geneva It took some time, but next month, the MINI Convertible will debut at the Geneva Auto Show and will hit the road this summer. The Convertible will be one of the eye catchers at the Geneva show that opens for the public on...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Jan. 20, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Jan. 20, 2004 Automakers Anxious for a Better 2004 The consensus around the auto industry is that 2004 is going to be a good year. The basic assumption is that the economy will grow at a 4-percent or 4.5-percent rate this year and consumer confidence, another necessary...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Jan. 14, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Jan. 14, 2004 New STS Coming in 2005 Cadillac has just released the first photos of its 2005 STS, the replacement for today's Seville sedan. The new vehicle is, Cadillac promises, new from the ground up, though it shares some Sigma architecture with the SRX crossover vehicle...Read More»

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2004 Detroit Auto Show Preview

You could be at home preparing for the holidays. Or you could be wondering who you'll rent out your 6x8 "spider hole" to, now that the last tenant has taken a very public powder (he won't be getting his security deposit back, you seethe). But if you're even only vaguely connected to the auto...Read More»

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Racing Results: December 1, 2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX FINAL RESULTS: • 2003 Formula 1 World Drivers Champion – Michael Schumacher (6X) • 2003 Formula 1 Manufacturers Champion – Ferrari NASCAR WINSTON CUP FINAL RESULTS: • 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Champion – Matt Kenseth, #17 DeWalt Tools/Roush Racing Ford • 2003...Read More»

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Racing Results: Nov. 24, 2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX FINAL RESULTS: • 2003 Formula 1 World Drivers Champion – Michael Schumacher (6X) • 2003 Formula 1 Manufacturers Champion – Ferrari NASCAR WINSTON CUP FINAL RESULTS: • 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Champion – Matt Kenseth, #17 DeWalt Tools/Roush Racing Ford • 2003...Read More»

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Chrysler Shows ’04, ’05 Models

Related Articles: DC, Kerkorian Get Day in Court by Joseph Szczesny (11/23/2003) Judge rules merger lawsuit will see a trial. Chrysler Group, struggling under the weight of a stalled restructuring plan, divulged its full lineup of calendar-year 2004 new product launches along with several features...Read More»

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Racing Results: Nov. 17, 2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX FINAL RESULTS: • 2003 Formula 1 World Drivers Champion – Michael Schumacher (6X) • 2003 Formula 1 Manufacturers Champion – Ferrari NASCAR WINSTON CUP 11/16 Ford 400, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, FL (1.5-mi. oval; 267 laps) A blown tire on the last lap cost Bill...Read More»

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