Daily Edition: Mar. 22, 2006
Daily Edition: Mar. 22, 2006

Smart Sale Sidelined Shareholders are pressing DaimlerChrysler AG's top management about the company's plans for its money-losing small-car unit Smart, and its Maybach superluxury brand. A resolution calling for a full accounting of the company's spending on smart and Maybach could be presented at...Read More»

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GM Keeps GMAC On The Block

GM, UAW Near Deal on Buyouts by Joseph Szczesny (3/19/2006)Deal could mean thousands move off Delphi's rosters. Flint: Does Detroit Hate America? by Jerry Flint (3/19/2006)Why don’t GM and Ford like American cars? General Motors Corp. is still pursuing efforts to sell off a majority stake in...Read More»

General Motors safety technology infographic
Industry Report: Mar. 13, 2006

No GM-Delphi Settlement Yet, UAW SaysThe United Auto Workers nixed reports indicating that it has reached an agreement with Delphi and General Motors Corp. that would allow both companies to move forward with a sweeping restructuring that would eliminate thousands of union jobs. The UAW, which has...Read More»

2000 Jaguar S-Type
Los Angeles Show Gets Stylish

  Los Angeles ’ annual car show has been a hit with shoppers from its inception. But in terms of international attention, media coverage, and manufacturer attendance, it’s in past years been overshadowed by the annual Detroit extravaganza that takes place shortly after it — even by the later...Read More»

John Krafcik
Daily Edition: Nov. 22, 2005

Dodge Has Challenger Coupe for Detroit A new concept coupe to be shown at the Detroit auto show in January will take the name of Challenger. The long-expected two-door will take on the Ford Mustang directly with a chassis derived from Chrysler's 300C/Magnum twins, along with a 425-hp version of...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Nov. 14, 2005

Ghosn Defends Move to Tennessee Surveys already indicate that Nissan North America will lose relatively few senior managers as it starts to shift its headquarters from Southern California to Tennessee, says Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's chairman and chief executive officer. "Almost all of them will come,"...Read More»

2006 Cadillac BLS
2005 Frankfurt Show Preview, Part IV

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) New From Planet Toyota Toyota, which can by now justly be regarded as the world’s automaker, will unveil two new production models, the second-generation of the Yaris hatchback and the latest version of the RAV4, the leading example of the...Read More»

2007 Honda Civic Si 4-door Sedan Manual w/ST Mirror
2005 Geneva Show: TCC’s Top Picks

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Best New Concept: Okay, there were plenty of really good concepts in Geneva, like the Dodge Caliber, Honda Civic Concept, and Peugeot’s 407 Concept Coupe, but most were just thinly-disguised production vehicles. Nothing compared with...Read More»

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2005 Chicago Auto Show Preview

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/17/2005) Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. Auto show season has barely begun, and for many press members, the best is about to come. The Chicago auto show is a perennial favorite for the media — the Windy City is usually brutally...Read More»

2005 Volkswagen Ragster concept
2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part II

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) Lexus LF-A Rushes to 200 MPH More pictures: Lexus had a lot of news up its sleeves at Detroit. Over the next fifteen months the luxury brand will crank out 22 revised and new models. Denny Clements, vice president and general manager of the Lexus...Read More»

2005 Ford Mustang
2004 SEMA Show Highlights

Mustang Mania Revs Up at SEMA This year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) gathering in Las Vegas, going on now, will be a sort of high-speed utopia for Mustang fans. That’s because Ford will show off fifteen new 2005 Mustangs modified by tuners who have wrenched past Mustangs to...Read More»

2006 Volkswagen GTI 2-door HB 1.8T Auto *Ltd Avail* Rear Seats
Paris Auto Show: The Highlights

Paris Auto Show: The Highlights Get all our Paris coverage here: 2004 Paris Auto Show, Part I (9/23/2004) Chevy goes global, S3X slips under Freudian radar, Opel Astra GTC clears the air, and Ford's new Focus takesaim. 2004 Paris Auto Show, Part II (9/23/2004) BMW goes 185 mph on H2, the GTI makes...Read More»

Porsche Mission E Concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos
2004 Beijing Motor Show, Part I

Beijing Motor Show Index GM announces $3 billion expansion in China General Motors will invest roughly $3 billion for a massive expansion of its Chinese production capacity, which will be accomplished by a major new-product assault. GM will take its production capacity from a current 550,000 to 1.3...Read More»

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INDUSTRY REPORT: Feb. 16, 2004

NUMMI Marks 20 Years General Motors and Toyota celebrated 20 years of their New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI) joint-venture near San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday. Both Toyota Motor Corporation President Fujio Cho and General Motors Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner, on hand for the...Read More»

2004 Toyota Tacoma
2004 Chicago Auto Show, Part I

2004 Chicago Auto Show Index (2/3/2004) New Dakota: Bigger, More Powerful Dodge says it's the biggest and best of the mid-size trucks with the new 2005 Dodge Dakota, a redesign of which debuted Wednesday. The new Dakota will go on sale this fall, offering the only V-8 in compact truck segment. It...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
INDUSTRY REPORT: Jan. 25, 2004

Kerkorian Not Lying Down Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian on Wednesday challenged findings by a court-appointed official in the investigation of an evidence snafu that halted the trial of his lawsuit against DaimlerChrysler AG last month. Kerkorian's lawyers filed papers in the Delaware court...Read More»

2003 HUMMER H3T concept
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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DAILY EDITION: August 13, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: August 13, 2003 Ford's Leach Out In Europe Ford Europe chief Martin Leach stepped down Tuesday amidst an unexpected and embarrassing downturn in the automaker's European earnings in recent months. Ford Europe lost $525 million in the second quarter, twice what Wall Street...Read More»

Richard Hill
DAILY EDITION: May 23, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: May 23, 2003 Next Caddy CTSv To Nudge 500 HP While the new, 400-hp Cadillac CTSv sedan is still a half-year away from market, the resurgent General Motors division is already aiming its sights even higher as part of a planned mid-cycle update. The ’04 CTSv will debut with the...Read More»

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