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2010 Lexus GX: SUVs Get a Ninth Life
2010 Lexus GX: SUVs Get a Ninth Life

When the Lexus GX first hit the streets early in the decade, a truck-based SUV seemed like the ticket to sales success. Now, six years later with a 35.5-mpg federal fuel economy standard looming, Lexus is still planning on replacing the mid-size GX with a new traditional sport-ute. Ward's Auto...Read More»

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Link Love From The Car Connection: Classic Car Heaven, Kooky Cufflinks, And Shopping Cart Conversions

Read up. It's going to be a long week... Saab wants to be Apple: Saab is hoping that its impending liberation from GM will give it the freedom to "think different" [sic], like a certain computer/accessories maker. The company's new target market? "[E]ntrepreneurs, dentists, doctors and agency...Read More»

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Toyota: Tough Times Coming

Hard times are coming, predicts the world's largest automaker. Toyota - which captured the global sales crown from struggling General Motors during the first half of 2008 - has lowered its global sales forecast for the year, largely because it expects its first annual decline in the critical U.S...Read More»

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Prius Production Added in U.S.

Look for a "Made in America" badge to start showing up on Toyota's top-selling hybrid-electric vehicle, the Prius. The Japanese maker will begin producing a version of the high-mileage sedan at a new plant in Blue Springs, Mississippi, starting in 2010, the company has confirmed. Like its Big Three...Read More»

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Toyota Pinched by Truck Slump, Too

Regular readers of TheCarConnection.com have gotten used to the daily barrage of news and headlines trumpeting the impact of record oil prices on Big Three truck sales. But Detroit makers aren't the only ones feeling the pinch. After delaying the launch of a new plant intended to build its...Read More»

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Japanese Also Slammed by Truck Slump

Ford's turnaround plan is in tatters. General Motors must close four more of its plants. And Chrysler's biggest launch of the year, its new Ram pickup, has been all but aborted. Record fuel prices have been devastating Detroit. But the domestic automakers aren't the only ones feeling the pinch...Read More»

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A "Dramatic" Marketing Shift at GM

Some news automatically generates a single-syllable response: Duh! Like the new report in the Detroit News that suggests General Motors’ mega-billion-dollar marketing program will undergo a “dramatic redesign” reflecting record fuel prices. As reporter Sharon Terlep points out, “after...Read More»

GM, Toyota Locked in Dead Heat

With both makers now reporting their year-end sales numbers, it appears that General Motors and Toyota wrapped up the 2007 sales sweepstakes in a global dead heat. In a release issued Wednesday, GM revealed it had sold 9,369,524 cars, trucks and crossovers worldwide. In rounded numbers, that would...Read More»

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2006 Chicago Auto Show: Last Words

2006 Chicago Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/6/2006) TCC TeamPublisher Biggest Story: Could it be anything other than the new Toyota Tundra? TheChicago show was once the nation’s biggest, and it’s beginning to regain some traction lately, than to previews like this one. Best New Concept...Read More»

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