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2018 North American International Auto Show
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The 2019 Ford Ranger

The 2019 Ford RangerThe 2019 Ford Ranger
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 6 months ago
Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Auto Show Guide: SUVs

Detroit Auto Show Guide: SUVsA look at the SUVs and crossovers on display at the Detroit auto show
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Auto Show Guide: Concepts

Detroit Auto Show Guide: ConceptsA look at concept cars featured at Detroit auto show
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Auto Show Guide: Sports cars

Detroit Auto Show Guide: Sports carsA look at new sports cars and coupes on display at the Detroit auto show
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Auto Show Guide: Sedans

Detroit Auto Show Guide: SedansA look at the new sedans from European and American carmakers at Detroit auto show
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Detroit Auto Show Guide: Luxury cars

Detroit Auto Show Guide: Luxury carsA look at luxury cars unveiled at Detroit auto show
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Auto Show Guide: Luxury SUVs

Detroit Auto Show Guide: Luxury SUVsA look at the luxury SUVS on display at the Detroit auto show
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Neal Rubin

Rubin: The Teamster who keeps the auto show trucking

Rubin: The Teamster who keeps the auto show truckingAt Cobo, it’s CoCo who has to dodge disaster and make sure it’s smooth sailing on the loading dock
  • Neal Rubin
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Lincoln Navigator takes top honor at Readers’ Choice

Detroit News readers name Lincoln Navigator Best of ShowOne hundred judges selected from the public voted for the best vehicles of the Detroit auto show
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Payne: 10 must-see vehicles at Cobo

Payne: 10 must-see vehicles at CoboBig trucks, a Chinese SUV and a gorgeous concept car: Don’t miss these significant debuts
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Cars, city share spotlight as auto show opens to public

Cars, city share spotlight as auto show opens to publicNAIAS worker spends time wiping down the cars while visitors admire vehicle features
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Pickups reload to meet demand

Pickups reload to meet demandA look at the large and mid-size trucks at the Detroit auto show
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

High spirits, fun and fashion mark Charity Preview

High spirits, fun and fashion mark Charity PreviewThe 2018 Charity Preview has raised $5.1 million for eight children’s charities
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Crowds swarm Detroit auto show on public’s first day

Crowds swarm auto show on public’s first dayMany were awed by the shiny new vehicles and high-tech features offered on the first public day of the popular event
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Glitz and glamour at the 2018 Charity Preview

Glitz and glamour at the 2018 Charity PreviewHave a look around the shiny cars and fashionable folks attending the annual 'car prom', as known as the North American International Auto Show Charity Preview night.
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Bill Ford Jr. says Charity Preview is 'great'

Bill Ford Jr. says Charity Preview is ‘great’Chairman of Ford Motor Company tells us why he thinks Charity Preview at the Detroit auto show is 'great' for the city.
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Chief Craig and council member Ayers belt out "Congratulations"

Chief Craig and council member Ayers belt out “Congratulations”Detroit Police Chief James Craig and city council member Janee' Ayers sing at the Cadillac Carpool Karaoke booth.
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Race for self-driving car supremacy is no sprint

Howes: Race for self-driving car supremacy no sprintSkepticism is warranted. It’s way too early to predict who reaches AV finish line. How many customers will come along?
  • Daniel Howes
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Robotic car test center aims to create toughest trials

Robotic car test center aims to create toughest trialsAmerican Center for Mobility proving ground at Willow Run creates scenarios to challenge self-driving cars
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Detroit auto show highlights industry’s balancing act

Auto show highlights industry’s balancing actAutomakers are engineering and building vehicles in the truck-and-SUV-fueled present to finance an electrified future
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Restaurants + Bars

Where to eat, drink downtown Detroit during Auto Show

Coming to auto show? Here’s where to eatSome top picks for noshing in and around Cobo Center this month, from casual to upscale
  • Restaurants + Bars
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Henry Payne

Payne: How my bets fared for vehicles of the year

Payne: How my bets fared for vehicles of the yearNews auto critic goes one for three, still feels weird about it
  • Henry Payne
  • 6 months ago
Detroit Auto Show

Marchionne: Electric cars not worth investment

Marchionne: Electric cars not worth investmentSergio Marchionne says it's foolish to hype EV plans when future is so unclear
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  • 6 months ago
Detroit Auto Show

Infiniti says it will go ‘all electric’

Infiniti says it will go ‘all electric’Infiniti will start phasing out gas engines in 2021; expects half of sales in some markets to be battery by 2025
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

VW aims to rebuild U.S. sales, reputation

VW aims to rebuild U.S. sales, reputationFor 2017, Volkswagen sales topped 10 million, pushing it past Toyota to become the world’s largest automaker
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Subaru invests $2M at driverless test track

Subaru invests $2M at driverless test trackAnother carmaker buys into the American Center for Mobility autonomous proving grounds in Ypsilanti
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 6 months ago
Detroit Auto Show

Politicians play McQueen-style movie stars in fake 'Bullitt' trailer

Politicians play McQueen-style movie stars in fake ‘Bullitt’ trailerPoliticians play McQueen-style movie stars in fake 'Bullitt' trailer
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 6 months ago
Detroit Auto Show

Self-driving fleets could keep seniors mobile

Self-driving fleets could keep seniors mobileRobotic cars could help older people get to the grocery store and doctor, but they may need to be convinced they’re safe
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Need for new kind of speed drives automakers

Howes: Need for new kind of speed drives automakersPace set by Silicon Valley bias for technological innovation, seeping steadily into consumer consciousness worldwide
  • Daniel Howes
  • 6 months ago
Detroit Auto Show

Infiniti's Q Inspiration concept bows in Detroit

Infiniti reveals Q Inspiration concept at Detroit auto showJapanese luxury brand Infiniti is going a step beyond with the Q Inspiration Concept
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Kia reveals new Forte at Detroit auto show

Kia reveals new Forte sedan at Detroit auto showKia showed off the latest version of its sedan, giving it a Stinger-like update
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 6 months ago
Detroit Auto Show

Volvo lacks venue to accept award

Volvo lacks venue to accept awardThe automaker lacks a display at this year’s Detroit auto show, though its XC60 won a major honor
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 6 months ago
Detroit Auto Show

Infiniti Q Inspiration concept vehicle

Infiniti Q Inspiration concept vehicleInfiniti Q Inspiration concept vehicle
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Detroit Auto Show

Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept debuts

Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept debutsNew Lexus flagship concept vehicle promises crossover utility and luxury-sedan comfort
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 6 months ago
Detroit Auto Show

VW Passat gets GT swagger

VW Passat gets GT swaggerNew sport-trimmed Passat GT is first VW model designed for U.S. market by its U.S. design and engineering teams
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 6 months ago
Autos

Sensitive data sought by White House roils automakers

Sensitive data sought by White House roils automakersFeds seek trade secrets in judging tariffs’ effect on national security
  • Autos
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Autos

Holiefield widow gets 18 months in auto industry corruption scandal

Holiefield widow gets 18 months in UAW-FCA scandalMorgan-Holiefield, 55, of Harrison Township, is the first person sentenced in a scandal that has led to criminal charges against seven people
  • Autos
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Autos

Car Culture: Driving can get you to a calmer place

Car Culture: Driving can get you to a calmer placeNever mind self-driving cars; take the wheel yourself to enjoy life and relax
  • Autos
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Autos

Review: Nissan’s Titan XD is a beast of a pickup

Review: Nissan Titan XD is a beast of a pickupWork truck made for towing, hauling, grunting and guzzling is a chore to operate as a daily driver
  • Autos
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Autos

Tesla signs deal for China factory, won’t reveal price

Tesla signs deal for China factory, won’t reveal priceCEO Elon Musk sealed a crucial agreement to start building its second car assembly plant in the world
  • Autos
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Autos

Aging lineup ails Ford in China

Aging lineup ails Ford in ChinaFord sales slumped in China by one-quarter in the first half of the year. The carmaker now faces 25 percent tariffs on vehicles exported there.
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Autos

Mexican election scrambles NAFTA talks

Mexican election scrambles NAFTA talksThe election of a new leftist president in Mexico has complicated ongoing negotiations about potential changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Autos

Closings of 2 Ind. factories will eliminate 170 jobs
Diversified Machine is owned by Southfield-based Chassix, which says the components factory will close in late August

Closings of 2 Indiana factories will eliminate 170 jobsDiversified Machine is owned by Southfield-based Chassix, which says the components factory will close in late August
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Autos

Trucks, SUVs keep showrooms busy for first half of '18

Trucks, SUVs keep showrooms busy for first half of 2018For the first six months of 2018, GM sales were up 4.2 percent, Fiat Chrysler sales were up 5 percent, and Ford was down 1.8 percent.
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Autos

Chamber: Tariffs could cost Michigan $2.3 billion

Chamber: Tariffs could cost Mich. $2.3 billionPresident Trump's plan to put tariffs on imports of cars and other foreign products could cost Michigan $2.3 billion, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Autos

EU: Auto tariffs could mean $300B retaliation

EU: Auto tariffs could mean $300B retaliationThe European Union is slamming the Trump administration for considering tariffs on auto imports
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Autos

Magna, BMW, others join opposition to tariffs

Magna, BMW, others join opposition to tariffsCanadian parts maker Magna has joined a chorus of car companies urging the U.S. not to impose tariffs on their products.
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Autos

Navarro: GM’s tariff warning is ‘smoke and mirrors’

Navarro: GM’s tariff warning is ‘smoke and mirrors’Trump’s trade advisor dismissed Friday’s stern warning by GM about tariffs forcing job cuts.
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks ago
Autos

GM, FCA add opposition to import tariffs

GM, FCA add opposition to import tariffsGeneral Motors warns Trump administration that tariffs on imported cars could lead to ‘a smaller GM’ and layoffs
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Autos

Automotive packaging maker to employ 200 in Novi

Auto packaging maker to employ 200 in NoviThe new 50,000-square-foot facility will support 200 employees
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Detroit Auto Show

Set for 2020

Set for 2020The Detroit Auto Dealers Association's teaser video.
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

Elon Musk calls Ford 'morgue'; Ford fires back

Elon Musk calls Ford ‘morgue’, Ford fires backFord Motor Co. responded on Twitter after Tesla, Inc. CEO Elon Musk called the company a morgue
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

Globalism has diluted brand nationalities

Globalism has diluted brand nationalitiesParts can be sourced worldwide then produced domestically, with profits funneled to headquarters in another country
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

Safe travels with pets

Safe travels with petsHow to make life on the road with a pet less stressful for both of you.
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

Trump NHTSA pick clears Senate committee in party-line vote

Trump NHTSA pick clears Senate committeePresident Donald Trump’s pick to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cleared the first hurdle in her path to winning confirmation.
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

Foreign automakers group pushes back on import tariffs

Foreign automakers group pushes back on import tariffsGlobal Automakers lobby group says increased tariffs on vehicles entering the U.S. would cause substantial harm to the nation's auto industry.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Michigan frets as Trump infrastructure plan idles

Michigan frets as Trump infrastructure plan idlesFederal highway spending is set ot expire in 2020. President Donald Trump’s proposal for a $1 trillion highway bill appears to be stuck in the mud.
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Autos

It’s crunch time for Tesla’s assembly tent

It’s crunch time for Tesla’s assembly tentMusk has until Saturday to make good on his pledge that Tesla will be pumping out 5,000 Model 3 sedans a week
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Autos

Fact check: Trump half-truths on Harley overseas plans

Fact check: Trump half-truths on Harley overseas plansA look at how Trump’s tweets on Harley-Davidson’s production plans compare with the facts
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Autos

Tesla may post profit with casino cash

Tesla may post profit with casino cashSince 2015, the company has boosted its bottom line by selling tax credits to casinos such as the MGM Grand
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Autos

Some Saudi women cash in after getting right to drive

Some Saudi women cash in after getting right to driveSaudi women who want to work for ride-hailing services like Uber are challenging traditional limits
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Autos

What car imports to U.S. might be hit by tariffs

What car imports to U.S. might be hit by tariffsA look at the top vehicles imported to the U.S. last year, from the countries that sent more cars than anywhere else
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Autos

Trump threatens 20% tariff on European car imports

Trump threatens 20% tariff on European car importsTrump says he’ll tax cars from Europe after EU responds with tariffs on $3.3 billion of American products
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Autos

U.S. Senate panel sets vote on NHTSA nominee

U.S. Senate panel sets vote on NHTSA nomineeHeidi King, President Trump’s nominee to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will face a key vote June 27.
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

Graduating to your own car? Safety features are key

Graduating to your own car? Safety features are keyWhile cost may be the main concern for young drivers, their parents are more likely to be concerned with safety
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

Novel imagines self-driving cars as weapons of terror

Novel imagines self-driving cars as weapons of terror"Civil Terror: Gridlock" imagines a terrorist attack in which 175,000 self-driving cars and trucks are turned into out-of-control ramming devices.
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

Car import tariffs get chilly Capitol reception

Car import tariffs get chilly Capitol receptionPresident Trump’s proposal to put tariffs on imported cars and trucks in the name of national security gets pushback on on Capitol Hill.
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

Genesis tops J.D. Power's Initial Quality auto rankings

Genesis tops J.D. Power’s Initial Quality auto rankingsNew-vehicle quality across all auto brands improved for the fourth consecutive year to reach its best level ever in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Autos

Bold hopes and dreams define train station's future

Bold hopes and dreams define train station’s futureMany left Tuesday's celebration at Michigan Central Depot realizing Ford's goal for the old train station extends beyond the building — cementing southeast Michigan as a leader in the future of transportation.
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Autos

Detroit went green and accidentally got faster

Detroit went green and accidentally got fasterModern engines run like a pack of Australian shepherds – efficient and quiet until something needs to be chased
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Autos

Feds crack down on device that disables Tesla safety warnings

Feds crack down on device that disables Tesla safety warningsNHTSA issued a cease and desist order to the maker of a product known as "Autopilot Buddy," which reduces the number of warnings from Tesla's Autopilot.
  • Autos
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Autos

Trump, Trudeau tariff tiff rattles auto industry

Trump, Trudeau tariff tiff rattles auto industryPresident Donald Trump's war of words with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about tariffs is causing jitters in the U.S. auto industry.
  • Autos
  • 1 month ago
Autos

New UAW President Gary Jones takes over at uncertain time

New UAW President Gary Jones takes over at uncertain timeThe new UAW president will lead members through a collective bargaining process with Detroit's automakers amid organizing challenges, possible consequences of steel and aluminum tariffs, and uncertainty surrounding global trade.
  • Autos
  • 1 month ago
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BorgWarner shifting 300 to new Ind. tech center

BorgWarner shifting 300 workers to new Indiana tech centerThe Auburn Hills-based company says it is spending $28 million on the new center
  • Autos
  • 1 month ago
Autos

New UAW president addresses convention

New UAW president addresses conventionGary Jones of Missouri promises to fight for the United Auto Workers and uphold their principles during the national convention, June 14, 2018, at Cobo Center in Detroit.
  • Autos
  • 1 month ago
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