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The Rebirth Of An Auto Industry: Is Detroit Poised To Lead In Next-Gen Transportation?

The Rebirth Of An Auto Industry: Is Detroit Poised To Lead In Next-Gen Transportation?

Earlier today, we discussed Ford and General Motors' impending withdrawal from Australia and the likelihood that Toyota will follow suit. All in all, the forecast looks pretty grim for the country's auto industry. Though things in the U.S. aren't nearly so bleak, there's no denying that Detroit has... read more

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2013 Honda Civic

Hurricane Sandy Heightens Sales Divide Between Detroit & Foreign Automakers

Five weeks after Hurricane Sandy made landfall, life across much of the northeast has returned to normal (or a rough approximation thereof). But some automakers have followed... read more December 6, 2012 by  3


 
Z World Detroit

Motor City As ‘Z World’? Entrepreneur Floats Idea Of 200-Acre Zombie Theme Park

Word of warning: This story is not a joke, although some may find it laughable. Anyone who’s familiar with the long-time economic slide affecting Detroit knows that the... read more July 5, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8. Photo by Alex Bellus

Chrysler And Pure Detroit Argue Who’s More Imported

After Pure Detroit opened its first of three stores on Thanksgiving Day in 1998, the company built momentum with a website (www.puredetroit.com) featuring branded clothing... read more March 10, 2012 by  1


 
2011 Cadillac CTS

Groupon Groupies: $199 Gets $500 Off A GM Vehicle (In One Michigan Town)

Who doesn’t love a good deal? Every family head worth his or her coupon clippings knows that Groupon is often a bargain. You just need to need the item. And a new GM... read more July 14, 2011 by 


 
YouGov Impression scores for International, Domestic, Mid-Market, and Luxury cars, May & June 2011

Study: Detroit's Image Dinged, Foreign & Luxury Autos Shine

Last week, we reported on June auto sales stats, which showed big gains for America's Big Three, as well as for German and Korean marques. But a new survey from YouGov hints... read more July 6, 2011 by  4


 
2012 BMW M5

2012 BMW M5, Class of 2009, Lexus Reinventing, Buick Regal GS: Today's Car News

Late last night official pictures of the 2012 BMW M5 leaked onto the web. This forced BMW to make the 2012 M5 official, slightly ahead of schedule. [MotorAuthority] Do you... read more June 15, 2011 by 


 
Newt Gingrich

GOP To Detroit: We're Still Not That Into You

The 2012 Presidential campaign has already started, and yes, it looks like the bailout of the auto industry could end up being one of many points of debate. Chrysler's... read more May 24, 2011 by  4


 
Crack Pipe by flickr user TedsBlog

Today In Societal Breakdown: Crack Pipes Sold...In Gas Stations?

Detroit has a bad reputation for crime, poverty and heavy drug use. A recent investigation by a local CBS News affiliate isn’t going to help the city live down that... read more May 10, 2011 by  2


 
GM Renaissance Center American flag

Currency, Supply Issues A Window Of Opportunity For Detroit Automakers?

This spring and summer, General Motors [NYSE: GM] and Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] both have an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and bolster their small-car... read more April 13, 2011 by  3


 
Rebecca Black - Friday

Rebecca Black, Eminem Giving Chrysler Extra (Blemished) Face Time?

Quick: Which music-video face do you most associate with Chrysler now: Eminem, or Rebecca Black? Chrysler no doubt would rather have you think of its Super Bowl commercial... read more March 29, 2011 by  5


 
Detroit

Exported From Detroit: 65 People A Day, Says Census

If you take recent media messaging—especially that from the auto industry—at face value, Detroit has been undergoing a resurgence. While that's easy to see in the... read more March 22, 2011 by  4


 
ChryslerAutos Tweet Motor City Drivers

*UPDATED* Chrysler Tweets The F-Bomb "By Mistake"

UPDATE- Chrysler confirms the profane tweet came from an NMS employee, and also confirms the employee has been terminated. Social media is a double-edged sword: tweet too... read more March 9, 2011 by  1


 
Eminem in Chrysler's Super Bowl XLV ad

The Luv For Eminem's Detroit (Chrysler?) Ad: Bizarre & Wrong

Maybe it's just basic TV advertising 101: Commercials are too short to make a logical appeal, so they rely on emotion. Unfortunately, emotion often trumps both logic and... read more February 9, 2011 by  2


 
Detroit

The Road Ahead: Auto Insiders Predict Big Gains For Detroit's Big Three

Yesterday, we spent a little time looking back at 2010, so it's only fair that we now turn 180 degrees and look at what the future holds for America's automakers. Thankfully... read more January 6, 2011 by 


 
Detroit's Cobo Hall

Just Launched: Snazzy Mobile Site For 2011 Detroit Auto Show

The 2011 Detroit Auto Show is just around the corner, and this time around, event organizers have made it even easier for attendees to keep up on the action. Gone are the... read more December 16, 2010 by  1


 
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