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Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

What do young shoppers want to see in a next car? The answers you get from one American 20-something to another may be almost polar opposite. And Chevrolet’s two small-car concepts shown at Detroit show reflect those varied expectations. Displaying the boxy, upright Code 130R next to its...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder
2013 Nissan Pathfinder Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder turns its attention back to on-road comfort for the new model year, as it makes its public debut at this year's Detroit auto show. Since 1986, the Pathfinder's gone from truck-based underpinnings, to a brief stint as a unibody vehicle in its second generation, then back...Read More»

North American Car of the Year
Hyundai Elantra, Range Rover Evoque Are NA Car, Truck Of The Year

The winners of the 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards have been announced, as the auto industry kicks off the new year at the annual Detroit auto show. For this year's awards, the winners are the 2012 Hyundai Elantra for car of the year and the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Forget about the Caliber compact that's still at dealerships, because especially with its replacement, the 2013 Dodge Dart, finally waiting in the wings, it already feels like a model long obsolete. With full details now revealed here at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, we can say that the 2013 Dart is...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2013 Ford Fusion Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

It's unusual for a car to sell better at the end of its life, but that's the situation Ford has on its hands with today's Fusion four-door. Last year, the company sold nearly 250,000 Fusion sedans, putting it ahead of the Honda Accord on the annual family-car sales charts. Even though it's still...Read More»

2013 Cadillac ATS
2013 Cadillac ATS Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Cadillac has been promising us a true BMW 3-Series competitor, and it is finally here. The 2013 Cadillac ATS is the compact luxury sedan that Cadillac is depending on to establish a new reputation among some of the world's top performance sedans. The ATS follows the new-expression Art & Science...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart leaked
2013 Dodge Dart Breaks Cover Before 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Although we’re still holding out for the official debut of Dodge’s new compact sedan, the 2013 Dodge Dart, it’s broken cover. As we can see in the video below, as well as in these early-release pictures—altogether, the first to show a full view of the new model—the...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Reveal Live-Streamed On Facebook

Automakers live-streaming new vehicle reveals is becoming commonplace at auto shows. Lexus live-streamed the 2013 GS reveal at the Los Angeles Auto Show this past fall, and now Mercedes-Benz plans to do the same thing with the 2013 SL Class debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. While the new...Read More»

2013 Toyota Land Cruiser (European model pictured)
2013 Toyota Land Cruiser Gets New Styling, More Features

The Toyota Land Cruiser hasn’t exactly been flying out of showrooms, which is not surprising since the vehicle’s starting price is more than $70k. However, after skipping the 2012 model year Toyota has sweetened its big SUV for 2013, changing up the styling just a bit and adding more...Read More»

Third Buick Encore Teaser
Update: 2013 Buick Encore Crossover Teaser Photos

With less than two weeks before the official full reveal at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Buick has revealed two additional teaser photos of its all-new 2013 Buick Encore compact crossover. As we reported earlier, the new small Buick crossover bears some resemblance to its larger brother, the Buick...Read More»

Nissan Pathfinder Concept Teaser
Nissan Pathfinder, Electric Van Concepts Debuting At Detroit Auto Show: UPDATED

Update: Nissan just released the first teaser image of the upcoming Pathfinder Concept which will make its debut at the Detroit Auto Show next month. From the teaser image we can pick out curved front and rear fender flares, and a sweeping character line down the side of the body. And that's about...Read More»

2012 Detroit Auto Show
2012 Detroit Auto Show Coverage: From Concept To Production

The 2012 North American International Auto Show, or, as it's more commonly known, the Detroit Auto Show, will soon be all over the Web, and with a barrage of concept cars, production cars, and other new vehicles and trim packages, there should be something like 40 debuts. Here's our guide to help...Read More»

2011 Acura MDX
Acura Brings 2013 RDX Plus NSX & ILX Concepts To Detroit

Acura fans, we have good news: the automaker is bringing not one, not two, but three all-new vehicles to the 2012 Detroit Auto Show in January. Two of those rides will be concepts, and the third appears to be a working prototype of a 2013 model. The prototype is of the 2013 RDX, Acura's...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart interior teasers
2013 Dodge Dart: More Details, First Look Inside All-New Compact Sedan

The Dodge Dart is back. Well, almost; next year, Dodge will resurrect the Dart model name in an all-new compact sedan set to replace the unlovely Caliber hatchback. And from the couple of pictures that Dodge had already revealed, we knew that this new model—a compact sedan aimed at mainstream...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan
2013 Dodge Dart: New Sedan, Old Name To Debut At Detroit Auto Show

Digging deep into its past, back to the year 1960, in fact, Chrysler Group has resurrected the name of the Dart as its moniker for the new 2013 compact sedan that will debut at the Detroit Auto Show on January 9, 2012. Though the Dodge Dart, which came out for the 1960 model year, endured for 16...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan
2013 Dodge Dart: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Preview

Dodge's new take on the compact sedan is here, and it's wearing an old name, but on new, Alfa Romeo-derived hardware, and it will be built in the U.S. Previewed today ahead of its official debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, the Dart seeks to hit a trifecta of small-car goals, with unique styling...Read More»

Japanese travel poster
Japan’s Design And Tech Prowess Remerge At Tokyo, As Trade Woes Worsen

By all accounts, 2011 has been a very hard year for the Japanese auto industry. With the natural disaster of the March 11 earthquake and resulting tsunami, as well as the Fukushima catastrophe and energy crisis that followed, muddled later in the year by supplier issues related to flooding in...Read More»

2013 Subaru BRZ
2013 Subaru BRZ Live Photos And Video: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

Though many have found the production versions of the Subaru-Toyota joint sports coupe to be somewhat less thrilling than hoped, the 2013 Subaru BRZ is certainly the better of the two, aesthetically speaking. These live images show it carries the staged, studio-shot presence through to reality as...Read More»

2013 Lincoln MKT
2013 Lincoln MKT: Full-Size Luxury Crossover Gets A Refresh

With its recent debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2013 Lincoln MKT full-size luxury crossover may not look all that different, but there are actually quite a few changes inside and out. As hinted in TheCarConnection coverage of the 2013 MKT, the automaker is undoubtedly counting on this...Read More»

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