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BRABUS smarts Scoot to Geneva
BRABUS smarts Scoot to Geneva

As part of its grand turnaround plan, announced a year ago at the Geneva Motor Show, DaimlerChrysler’s smart brand abandoned several weak-selling models, but that doesn’t mean it’s become a one-trick pony. Last November, Smart unveiled an all-new version of the two-seat micro fortwo model...Read More»

2007 Tramontana
Geneva Microbrands: Gumpert, Tramontana

Two high-performance sports cars that made their debuts at last year’s Geneva Motor Show are back. First up is the exotic single-seat Tramontana, described by the Spanish manufacturer as “half Formula One car, half fighter jet.” Last year it was a prototype but now it’s in full production...Read More»

2007 Kia Rondo SX Concept
2007 Kia Rondo SX Concept

A sporty version of the new Kia Rondo crossover just going on sale at dealers nationwide makes its debut at the Chicago auto show. The Rondo SX, Kia says, “features an aggressive front and rear treatment as well as a tuned suspension and other performance modifications. A unique interior...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Corvette Special Editions
Chevy Pairs Corvette Specials for Chicago

Chevrolet’s twin Corvettes at next week’s Chicago auto show will be special editions, not the long-rumored Blue Devil, or mid-engined Corvette, or V-6 version, or any of the other mythical Corvettes reported breathlessly elsewhere (and here, once – oops!). The coppery Corvette Indianapolis...Read More»

2008 Volvo V70
Volvo V70 Ready for Geneva Debut

Volvo had intended the V70 to usher gently into this world later today – but since a Dutch publication broke their embargo, we’re piling on with these pics and this info on the new big wagon coming toGeneva. Volvo says the new V70 is definitely not a sport wagon, the term so many European...Read More»

2008 Nissan Pathfinder
Nissan Truck Trio Ganging Up on Chicago

So, what do we care if the temps inChicago next week are supposed to be in the single digits? Nissan’s bringing a trio of updated trucks to the Chicago auto show, including the 2008 versions of the Pathfinder, Armada, and Titan. The new Titan gets a long-wheelbase version as well as a PRO-4X...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Malibu
Chevy’s Malibu Swims Above Mainstream

There was a time, not all that many years ago, when General Motors overwhelmingly dominated theU.S. mid-size car market. But since the early '90s, the automaker has seemingly ceded the segment to its Japanese competitors. Not any more, if the new Chevrolet Malibu is any indication. Wrapping up its...Read More»

2007 Honda Accord Coupe concept
2007 Honda Accord Coupe Concept

Honda says it will show an Accord Coupe Concept at the 2007Detroit auto show. The concept is expected to influence the future shape of its new Accord lineup, which is due in the 2008 model year. Honda says the Accord is its best-selling model in North America. New in 2003, the Accord is expected to...Read More»

2009 Dodge Nitro 2WD 4-door SLT Wheel Cap
RELEASE: 2006 Dodge Nitro Panel Wagon Concept

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Builders: DaimlerChrysler Vehicle Build Shops · 3.7L, 12-valve, SOHC V-6 · 210 horsepower and 235 lbs.-ft. of torque With hot rod flavor, this retro 2-door Dodge Nitro Panel Wagon also has modern...Read More»

2006 Pontiac Solstice 2-door Convertible Rear Exterior View
RELEASE: 2006 Pontiac Solstice Club Sport Z0K

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Winning in the showrooms and on the racetrack, the Pontiac Solstice is fresh off its first-ever Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Showroom Stock B National Championship, and this fully race-prepared...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Industry Report: Sept. 4, 2006

Ford Offers Up a Piece of Aston In a briefly worded release on Thursday, Ford put into motion a next, deeper phase of its Way Forward plan by announcing its interest in selling Aston Martin. The ultra-luxury brand could be sold in part or in whole, according to the release. "Aston Martin Lagonda...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Miata Gets Retractable Hardtop

Miata Gets Retractable Hardtop The hardtop convertible trend has struck Mazda, and years of speculation will come to a head at the British International Motor Show next month as the Japanese automaker shows off the new hardtop convertible Miata. The third-generation car will get a specific name...Read More»

2006 Mercury Milan
Ford Confirms Mexican Plan

Flint: Minivans Tell the GM, Ford Story by Jerry Flint (6/18/2006) It’s 17 years and they haven’t been able to get them right yet. And they don’t even care! Detroit Hurt in “Total Quality” Study by TCC Team (6/18/2006) New survey says Americans are losing ground where it matters, gaining...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
Daily Edition: Apr. 13, 2006

SPECIAL REPORT: New York, New Vehicles The New York Auto Show opened to the media on Wednesday, with a host of new vehicles from GM's Saturn brand, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz and more. TheCarConnection.com brings you the latest from the show floor, including full reports on these new vehicles:   Acura...Read More»

Soviet-era ekranoplan
GM Selling Finance Subsidiary

Delphi CEO Hopes for No Strike by Joseph Szczesny (4/3/2006)Company can restructure without shutdown, Miller says. GM Slides, Toyota Rises in March Sales by Joseph Szczesny (4/3/2006)Ford falls too, while Chrysler, Honda post gains. Hoping to raise cash while also boosting the sagging debt ratings...Read More»

2007 Hyundai Entourage 4-door Wagon Limited Trunk
2007 Hyundai Entourage Goes On Odyssey

Backed by a charming chorus of kids dressed up as doctors, scientists, and airbags—yes, airbags—the new Hyundai Entourage minivan bowed at the Chicago show, positioned as a serious threat to the Honda Odyssey. To that goal, the Entourage comes with a raft of standard gear and safety equipment...Read More»

Infiniti QX Inspiration concept  -  2019 Detroit auto show
2005 Geneva Motor Show Index

Show News 2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part I by Ian Norris (3/1/2005) Lexus IS, Bentley Flying Spur, Ford Focus ST and SEAT Leon. 2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part II by TCC Team (3/1/2005) Toyota Aygo, Dodge Caliber, Honda Civic Concept and Caddy BLS. 2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part III by TCC Team (3/1/2005)...Read More»

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