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DETROIT, Jan. 20, 2003; They're the vehicles you either love or hate. But are SUVs really as safe as most people believe? That's the question raised by the nation's top auto safety official. Get the complete story in the new issue of

Cadillac's aiming for a comeback and it's likely to speed up its turnaround with the launch of its high-performance V-Series. First out of the box will be next year's new, 400-horsepower CTSv. Don't wait for the official introduction. TCC has spy shots in this week's issue.

And in case you missed the spectacular Sixteen concept vehicle, you'll find it -- and the 60 other concepts, cars, trucks and crossovers that debuted at this month's North American International Auto Show -- in TheCarConnection's auto show round-up.

Then see which of the hot Detroit concepts tomorrow's designers chose as their favorites. And speak out about the ones you like in the TCC Forums.

Satellite radio tuners, hands-free Bluetooth telephones, back-seat video games ... this year's Consumer Electronics Show was an extravaganza of electronic gadgetry, and TheCarConnection was there. Catch our update.

More powerful, more attractive, more useful and perhaps even more manly? TCC takes the all-new, '04 Lexus RX330 for a spin. Come along for the ride. Then take a test drive of the all-new sport-ute/crossover from Mitsubishi, the Endeavor.

It's giving away billions of bucks in incentives, yet somehow, General Motors found a way to increase its earnings nearly four-fold in the final quarter of 2002. TheCarConnection went looking for an explanation and has the details.

First came the van, then the minivan. But what exactly is the Pacifica? Perhaps a sign of things to come, as automakers expand their horizons and roll out scores of new products that don't fit in traditional market segments. Get the inside story on this product blitz only on .

Ferrari lifts the veil on its new Stradale, Daewoo targets Europe, Chinese auto sales top 1 million. All that and more in TCC's World Report.

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