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Chrysler Shows ’04, ’05 Models
Chrysler Shows ’04, ’05 Models

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 and pricing details. Chrysler CEO Dieter Zetche has been on a multi-city tour talking up the new products to dealers. Zetche...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Nov. 13, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Nov. 13, 2003 Ford Credit Rating Cut; ’04 Profits Improving? Standard & Poor’s on Wednesday cut Ford’s debt ratings to the lowest level above junk bonds — to which the company responded by promising better profits in 2004. S&P cast $180 billion of Ford’s...Read More»

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Racing Results: 11/10/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX FINAL RESULTS: • 2003 Formula 1 World Drivers Champion – Michael Schumacher (6X) • 2003 Formula 1 Manufacturers Champion – Ferrari NASCAR WINSTON CUP 11/9 Pop Secret Microwave Popcorn 400, North Carolina Speedway, Rockingham, NC (1.017-Mi. Oval; 397 Laps) -- Starting...Read More»

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Racing Results: 10/27/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX • 2003 Formula 1 World Drivers Champion – Michael Schumacher (6X; Schumacher has surpassed Juan Manuel Fangio in F1 World Drivers Championships) • 2003 Formula 1 Manufacturers Champion – Ferrari NASCAR WINSTON CUP 10/26 Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500, Atlanta Motor Speedway...Read More»

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2003 Tokyo Motor Show, Part III

2003 Tokyo Motor Show Index (10/21/2003) Cartoon Characters As reporters enter Makuhari Messe, the convention center housing the biennial Tokyo Motor Show, they’re greeted by the ear-splitting road of 20 road racing simulators. Along the side aisles, auto parts makers and aftermarket vendors...Read More»

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2003 Tokyo Motor Show, Part I

2003 Tokyo Motor Show Index (10/21/2003) Dollar Versus Yen The opening of the Tokyo Motor Show was almost overshadowed by the long-festering argument over the value of the U.S. dollar. The Big Three have complained for more than two years that the Japanese competitors have gained an unfair...Read More»

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2003 Tokyo Motor Show Part II

2003 Tokyo Motor Show Index (10/21/2003) Where Are the Wackymobiles? Call them “fantasies in chrome,” if you wish, auto shows have traditionally been a showcase for over-the-top ideas. And no show typically features more of the way-out models than the biennial Tokyo motor fest at Makuhari...Read More»

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Racing Results: 10/20/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX • 2003 Formula 1 World Drivers Champion – Michael Schumacher (6X; Schumacher has surpassed Juan Manuel Fangio in F1 World Drivers Championships) • 2003 Formula 1 Manufacturers Champion – Ferrari NASCAR WINSTON CUP 10/19 Subway 500, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville...Read More»

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Racing Results: 10/13/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 10/12 Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka, Japan (3.64-mi. road course; 53 laps; 192.986-mi. race distance; 1:00 a.m. ET; SPEED Live) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 10/11 UAW-GM Quality 500, Lowe’s Motor Speedway, Concord, NC (1.5-mi quad-oval; 334...Read More»

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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»

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Racing Results: 10/6/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next race: 10/12 Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka, Japan (3.64-mi. road course; 53 laps; 192.986-mi. race distance; 1:00 a.m. ET; SPEED Live) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 10/05 Banquet 400 presented by ConAgra Foods, Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, KS...Read More»

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Racing Results: 9/29/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX 9/28 U.S. Grand Prix, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, IN (73 Laps; 1:33:35.997 Race Time) -- From seventh on the grid, Michael Schumacher made a great start to rocket up to fourth by the first corner, squeezing past teammate Rubens Barrichello at Turn One...Read More»

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Racing Results: 9/22/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 9/28 U.S.Grand Prix, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, IN (1:30 p.m. ET; SPEED Live) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 9/21 MBNA America 400, Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE (1.0-Mi. Oval; 400 Laps) Ryan Newman, the only Winston Cup driver with more than four wins...Read More»

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Racing Results: 9/15/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX 9/14 Italian Grand Prix, Monza, Italy (53 laps; 1:14:19.838 Race Time; 5.294-Sec. Victory Margin) -- Michael Schumacher brought Ferrari their coveted 50th victory in the Italian Grand Prix, with Juan Pablo Montoya's HP/Williams-BMW in second, with Schumacher's teammate Rubens...Read More»

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SPECIAL REPORT: FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

 SPECIAL REPORT: FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW by TCC Team and Jens Meiners Get TCC’s Frankfurt coverage right now: 2003 Frankfurt Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/8/2003) Mazda3 breaks cover, Volvo gets small with S40, Aston unveils DB9. 2003 Frankfurt Show, Part II by TCC Team (9/9/2003) A vision from Benz...Read More»

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Racing Results: 9/8/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 9/14 Italian Grand Prix, Monza, Italy (7:30 a.m. ET; SPEED) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 9/6 Chevy Rock & Roll 400, Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA (0.75-Mi. Oval; 400 Laps) – Dominating late in the race, Ryan Newman held on through three restarts to win the...Read More»

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Racing Results: 9/1/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX Next Race: 9/14 Italian Grand Prix, Monza, Italy (7:30 a.m. ET; SPEED) NASCAR WINSTON CUP 8/31 Mountain Dew Southern 500, Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC (1.366-Mi. Oval; 367 Laps) – Terry Labonte’s #5 Kellogg’s/Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo was the...Read More»

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Racing Results: 8/25/2003

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX 8/24 Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring Sport RT, Budapest, Hungary (1:39:01.46 Race Time) -- Renault's Fernando Alonso in the Mild Seven Renault lapped the field to win the race. The 22-year-old Spaniard became the youngest driver ever to win a Grand Prix, which was achieved in...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: August 22, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: August 22, 2003 Caddy Escalade Has Highest Theft Rate When it comes to stolen cars, Cadillac’s Escalade ranks among the most frequently purloined vehicles when adjusted for its prevalence on the road. That’s according to new numbers from the Highway Loss Data Institute...Read More»

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