Daily Edition: Mar. 13, 2006
Daily Edition: Mar. 13, 2006

Kia Picks Georgia for New U.S. Factory The long bidding war for the new Kia plant is over - and Georgia is the winner. The South Korean automaker will spend $1.2 billion to construct a new assembly plant near the Georgia-Alabama border outside West Point, Ga., about 80 miles southwest of Atlanta...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 8, 2006

GM Shifting Pension Plans General Motors will be changing the way it allocates money to employee retirement benefits, away from defined-benefit plans to plans that depend on bigger employee contributions. The AP reports that GM's new plan will freeze accrued pension benefits for about 40,000...Read More»

2006 Chicago Auto Show logo
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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New Products: February 2006

Jaguar Nambé Tri-Corner Bowl, $139 Some fine auto-related gifts don't come with ignition keys or fill markings. Jaguar's range of products from its design sphere include these Nambé bowls designed by sculptor Richard K. Thomas. Jaguar says their "classic, elegant lines reflect the tradition of...Read More»

2005 Lexus LF-Sh concept
2006 Detroit Auto Show: Last Words

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) TCC Team Publisher Best New Concept: Chevrolet Camaro. Okay, maybe I’m taking the easy way out here, but considering what GM could have come up with, this show car really pulls it off. Finally, a clear example of the difference between...Read More»

2007 Chrysler Aspen
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part XII

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Caliber Breaks Cover The Chrysler Group held its final press conference of the Detroit show, pulling the wraps off the new Caliber, a tall-roof small car that will start at only $13,985—including destination charge—which amounts to $410 below...Read More»

2006 Audi Roadjet concept
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part X

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Audi Q5 in the Making? Audi unveiled the Roadjet concept, which indicates that design chief Walter de‘Silva is moving toward a more pronounced V-form for the nose of new models. The Roadjet concept gives may be the concept of a new model between...Read More»

2006 Chrysler Imperial concept
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part I

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Lexus LS460L Gets Eight Speeds Lexus is determined to outdo its German rivals -- that much became apparent at the world launch of the LS at the Detroit show, at which Lexus showed the long-wheelbase version of the car. The new vehicle gets a...Read More»

2007 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part IV

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Turnarounds Are Easy It’s what happens next that’s difficult, said Brad Bradshaw, general manager of the Nissan Division. “It’s always easier to turn around a company than to sustain it, and that’s where we find ourselves now,” he...Read More»

2006 Nissan Urge concept
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part VIII

  2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Compass Shows the Way to Jeep With another seemingly random surprise drop-in by an actress — this time, former Law and Order star Angie Harmon — the Chrysler sales and marketing chief Joe Eberhardt revealed the production version of the new...Read More»

2007 Pontiac Solstice GXP
2006 Los Angeles Auto Show, Part III

2006 Los Angeles Show Index by TCC Team (1/4/2006) Solstice Goes Turbo Though it’s barely begun to satisfy pent-up demand for the hot new Pontiac Solstice roadster, General Motors will add a second, high-performance version to the lineup. The turbocharged Solstice GXP will bump horsepower to 260...Read More»

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Racing Results: November 19-21, 2005

 Well, that’s it. Last weekend of the racing season. Saddest day of the year for many of us. It seems like forever until the 24 Hours of Daytona, which has thankfully been moved up to late January, but we’re going to have to wait. In the meantime, we’ll have to content ourselves with the...Read More»

2005 Nissan GT-R concept
2005 Tokyo Show: Last Words

TCC's Auto Show Index by TCC Team (10/3/2005) Our coverage of the world's major auto shows, year to year. 2005 Tokyo Motor Show Index by TCC Team (10/18/2005) Best New Concept: I have a handful of concepts that really impressed me, amidst all of Tokyo ’s traditional goofy-mobiles. There was the...Read More»

2005 Ford iosis concept
Ford Takes New Design Direction

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/12/2005) Is the iosis the shape of things to come from Ford? The sleek and muscular gull-winged concept car Ford unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show last week isn’t likely to hit showrooms anytime soon, company officials caution, but it’s likely to...Read More»

2007 Volvo C70
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part IV

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) Ford Motor Company is in upheaval again, and it was outgoing Premier Automotive Group executive and new Ford chief of the Americas Mark Fields who presided over the company’s interlinked press conferences. Ford and its various arms presented...Read More»

2005 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder concept
2005 Frankfurt Show Preview, Part II

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (8/10/2005)   Volvo C70 At the IAA auto show in Frankfurt this September, Volvo will unveil its new C70 coupe convertible. The Swedish car manufacturer has released the first details and pictures of the car that will be available in the spring of 2006...Read More»

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2005 New York Show: Top Picks

Related Articles: 2005 New York Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (3/22/2005) Lutz shoots the messenger, Lexus hybrids and 'Stang GT500. 2005 New York Auto Show, Part II by TCC Team (3/22/2005) Hyundai Azera, Jeep Commander, Benz R-Class and XLR-V. 2005 New York Auto Show, Part III by TCC Team...Read More»

2007 Ford Shelby Cobra GT500
Preview: 2007 Ford Shelby Cobra GT500

“I never thought I’d see my name on anything again.” Carroll Shelby has never been shy, but on this particular, late winter afternoon, he looks unexpectedly sentimental. Only moments before, he’d helped pull the covers off the newest incarnation of the Ford Mustang. And this one bore the...Read More»

John Tulloch, Chrysler CHicago Track 2005
Inside Chicago's Mega Test Track

2005 Chicago Auto Show Index by TCC “So, how fast do you have to be going to launch this puppy into the air?” This is not the question the test driver wants to hear as he pulls a Wrangler up to the 20-foot peak that is the highest point on the Chrysler Group display at the Chicago auto show. He...Read More»

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