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February 10, 2006

2006 Chicago Auto Show

2007 Avalanche introductionImages of the 2006 Chicago Auto Show
Managing Editor Grant Yoxon attended the media days at the 2006 Chicago Auto Show and captured many of the press introductions, new models and concepts on display.


New Toyota TundraAll-new 2007 Toyota Tundra makes world debut
The all-new Toyota Tundra full-size pickup made its world debut at the Chicago Auto Show yesterday.

Dodge unveils new Rampage concept vehicle in Chicago
The Chrysler Group has unveiled its new Dodge Rampage concept vehicle, which combines the width of a Dodge Ram, the length of a Dodge Dakota, and a host of innovations.

Mitsubishi introduces 2007 Galant Ralliart
Mitsubishi Motors has introduced its new, high-performance 2007 Galant Ralliart model at the Chicago Auto Show.

Volkswagen shows first U.S.-bound all-new Golf in Chicago
Volkswagen of America has debuted Europe's best-selling car, the new Volkswagen Golf hatchback, to American buyers at the Chicago Auto Show.

Mercedes-Benz unveils R 63 AMG in Chicago
Mercedes-AMG is unveiling the brand-new R 63 AMG at the Chicago Auto Show, powered by the new AMG 6.3-litre V8 with an output of 510 hp.

Ford increases AWD availability to meet customer demand
In response to an all-time high in consumer demand for all-wheel-drive, Ford has introduced the 2007 Lincoln MKZ at the Chicago Auto Show.

2007 Lexus ES 350 debuts in Chicago
The 2007 Lexus ES 350 made its auto show debut at the 2006 Chicago Auto Show yesterday, and will also premier at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto on February 15.

Dodge introduces Caliber SRT4 at Chicago Auto Show
The Chrysler Group's Street and Racing Technology (SRT) has introduced the 300 hp 2007 Dodge Caliber SRT4.

Ford introduces three new 2007 models
Ford has announced three new 2007 models: the Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator and Lincoln MKZ.

Bridgestone shows first Indy 500 winner in Chicago
At its display at the 2006 Chicago Auto Show, Bridgestone is featuring appearances by racing legend Mario Andretti and current Indy 500 champion Dan Wheldon, as well as the 1911 Marmon Wasp that won the very first Indianapolis 500.

GM unveils all-new 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche
General Motors introduced the all-new 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche, the latest rollout of its next-generation full-size truck family at the Chicago Auto Show, Wednesday

Ford and GM announce enhanced E85 progams
Ford has announced the beginnings of a "Midwest Ethanol Corridor" at the Chicago Auto Show, which will expand E85 ethanol fuel availability by about one-third throughout Illinois and Missouri this year, as well as plans for neighbouring states.



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