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Press Meets Toyota’s Press in Chicago
Press Meets Toyota’s Press in Chicago

Rising concern over energy sources, tight oil supplies, as well as the worries over global warming will require automakers to work together more closely than ever before, Toyota Motor North America president Jim Press said during an appearance inChicago. "At Toyota , we've said for years that...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»

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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»

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Racing Results: July 21-23, 2006

It was another busy midsummer weekend for racing fans. NASCAR’s Nextel Cup series made its second visit to the triangular Pocono Raceway in six weeks, with similar results, while the Busch Series made its first visit to Martinsville Speedway in 12 years. Both American open-wheel series were in...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, July 24

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Renault Wants Raikkonen: Renault’s team president Alain Dassas told Italy’s Gazzetto dello Sport newspaper this week that signing McLaren’s Kimi Raikkonen for 2007 is his team’s “main priority.” Renault, of course, is losing...Read More»

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Racing Results: July 14-16, 2006

Normal service was resumed this past weekend, as most of the big series were in action. The action, and the weather, was hot just about everywhere, with Formula 1 celebrating the 100th anniversary of the inaugural French Grand Prix at Magny-Cours and NASCAR visiting lobster country with the Nextel...Read More»

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Industry Report: May 1, 2006

President Proposes Raising Car CAFE President Bush said on Thursday that he would push for an increase in the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard for passenger cars. The Bush administration recently upped the fuel economy required for trucks and added some large SUVs to the fuel...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Racing Results: April 21-23, 2006

  Normal service was resumed this weekend, with Formula 1 back in Europe at Imola for the Grand Prix of San Marino, and NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and Busch series in action at Phoenix. The Grand-Am Rolex Series put on a thriller at Virginia International Raceway, and the IRL had the final pre-Indy...Read More»

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Racing Results: March 24-26, 2006

It was a busy weekend that was sadly overshadowed by tragedy. NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and Busch series were in action at the always-wild Bristol bullring, the IRL IndyCar Series had its season opener at Homestead, joined by the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, and the World Rally Championship had...Read More»

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Great Drives: Maui, Hana and Haleakala

More Great Drives from TCC Ana kapuana — it means “so the story goes.” You hear it chanted in native Hawaiian songs that infuse antiseptic AM waves with floral scents, and from the locals who slow down and wave to other drivers through rolled-down windows at the few roadside stops on the 52...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
TCC Trivia: Feb. 10, 2006

byMurray Jackson Get more TCC Trivia 1. Name the U.S. race track that contains Corkscrew and Andretti corners. 2. Which U.K. carmaker adopted the print-ad slogan "Extreme motoring"? 3. In the 1960s, American Motors Corporation made a small, air-cooled, 4x4 vehicle for the Marines. What was it...Read More»

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Ford's Way Forward: Press Release

Special Report: Ford's Way Forward by TCC Team (1/23/2006) FORD FIGHTS BACK Bill Ford: “Ford Motor Company was solidly profitable in 2005 and growing around the world. The next chapter in our history will be remembered for a renewed commitment to innovation and as the time we moved boldly to...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-door Coupe SS Front Exterior View
Racing Results: July 15-17, 2005

It was another busy weekend of racing as we hit the summer’s midpoint, with NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and Busch series doing the business at New Hampshire International Speedway, the Indy Racing League rockin’ at Nashville and Champ Car strafing a new airport course in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada...Read More»

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Racing Results: June 4-6, 2005

By John Gardner Racing got back to normal this past weekend, with all the hoopla of Memorial Day weekend fading in the rear-view mirror. NASCAR had all three of its top classes at Dover Downs’ Monster Mile, while Champ Car conducted one of its two oval races of the season at the historic...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
DAILY EDITION: Feb. 4, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Feb. 3, 2004 January Sales Sluggish for GM, Ford While Japanese companies and Chrysler Group posted sales gains in the first month of the new year, General Motors and Ford slumped. According to wire reports, total vehicle sales fell by about 0.7 percent in January, with General...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Sept. 29, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Sept. 29, 2003 Oct. Sales Slip — But How Much? Sales of new cars appear to have slipped from their lofty peaks reached in July and August. Reports from manufacturers and analysts alike indicated that annual sales rate for September will be down to around 16.5 million, which...Read More»

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DAILY EDITION: Sept. 17, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Sept. 17, 2003 Millions Drive Under the Influence of Drugs A new study compiled by the Department of Health and Human Services finds that about 11 million Americans, and almost 20 percent of 21-year-olds, have driven while under the influence of illicit drugs. The study, based...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
DAILY EDITION: August 15, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: August 15, 2003 Auto Plants Downed by Blackout General Motors, Chrysler, and Honda were among the automakers reporting shutdowns of assembly plants in the wake of a blackout that struck parts of the Northeast and Midwest late Thursday afternoon. GM told Reuters Thursday...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
DAILY EDITION: June 6, 2003

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: June 6, 2003 Ford Re-Ups on Rebates, Incentives Ford is extending the incentives it most recently offered on most of its cars and trucks through July 9. Reuters reports the company will continue to offer consumers a choice of $3000 in cash rebates or zero-percent financing on...Read More»

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