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Coming Soon: 'More American' VWs

Coming Soon: 'More American' VWs

The Passat CC that new Volkswagen of America president and CEO Stefan Jacoby introduced this afternoon will be a good fit for American drivers' tastes and American roads, he affirmed. But there's more on the way. In his introduction of the Passat CC concept, Jacoby mentioned that Volkswagen is... read more

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2008 Audi R8 V12 TDI concept

2008 Audi R8 TDI Concept

Last year at Detroit Audi rolled out a Q7 SUV ‘concept’ powered by a V-12 Bluetec turbodiesel making 500 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque. Now it’s bringing... read more January 13, 2008 by  0


 

Take That, GM Style: Mercedes Does Weimar Decadence

While across town, General Motors rang in the auto show with hip-hop goddess Mary J. Blige, Mercedes-Benz took their opening press event of the 2008 Detroit auto show in an... read more January 12, 2008 by  0


 

Chinese Brands Not Ready for America Yet

No less than five different Chinese automakers are making an appearance at the 2008 Detroit auto show this week, but according to analysts from PriceWaterhouseCoopers... read more January 12, 2008 by  1


 

Chevy’s Corvette ZR1 Inspiration Was...BMW?

General Motors’ Powertrain Group set out some tough goals when it laid out the fundamentals of the new Corvette ZR1’s engine. But rather than look at Vipers and... read more January 10, 2008 by  6


 

Because Corvette News Never Goes Stale..The Indy Pace Car

With all the Detroit auto show embargoes and leaks wafting in and out of our earbud reality (mac/itunes/winehouse/love_is_a_losing_game.aac), we filed away these pics of the... read more January 10, 2008 by  0


 

IIHS Is Head Over Heels for Cadillac CTS

While Cadillac prepares in earnest for the 2008 Detroit auto show--there’s a Provoq fuel-cell-powered crossover and the 550-horsepower CTS-V to see--it’s also... read more January 9, 2008 by  0


 
2004 Detroit Auto Show

2008 Detroit Auto Show: Getting There

Despite the griping about the weather, Detroit draws crowds downtown the North American International Auto Show. Hosted, as always (almost) at Cobo, the show dates for this... read more January 9, 2008 by  0


 
2008 HUMMER HX Concept - Jabonski

2008 HUMMER HX Concept

General Motors is known to have had its eye on the niche occupied by the Jeep Wrangler. And at the Detroit auto show next week, it will reveal more of its intentions to field... read more January 8, 2008 by  2


 
2008 Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept

2008 Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept

While Cadillac spins a future full of fuel-cell-powered crossover goodness with the Provoq (see below), Saab’s future also seems to include a mid-size crossover powered by... read more January 8, 2008 by  0


 
2008 Ford Explorer America Concept

2008 Ford Explorer America Concept

Ford’s Explorer ruled the sales charts in the 1990s, but the Firestone tire debacle and the emergence of crossovers has sapped the sport-ute’s lifeblood. Ford is hoping... read more January 6, 2008 by  0


 

GM Style: Fashion Forward, News Back

If you’re a journo lucky enough to score an invite to the GM Style event, count your mixed blessings. The celebrity-studded event takes place a week from today in... read more January 5, 2008 by  0


 
2008 BMW X5

BMW “Blue” Diesels to Bow in Detroit

BMW’s latest green-car gambit arrives at the Detroit auto show in two weeks, as the German automaker plans to show off two new diesels that it will sell in all 50 states... read more January 2, 2008 by  0


 
2008 Mercedes-Benz Vision GLK Freeside Concept

2008 Mercedes-Benz Vision GLK FREESIDE Concept

After months of spy photos and speculation, Mercedes-Benz will unveil its new compact SUV at the Detroit auto show. Dubbed the GLK, the new ute will get its world debut as a... read more January 2, 2008 by  0


 
2008 Land Rover LRX Concept

2008 Land Rover LRX Concept

Land Rover’s concept for the Detroit show has two doors and a compact body — and if it sounds a little like GM’s HUMMER HX concept in name and duty, it’s merely... read more December 13, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Chrysler ecoVoyager Concept

Chrysler’s ’08 Detroit Concepts Go Hybrid

Chrysler has provided an advance preview of its three concept cars for theDetroit show, about seven weeks in advance of the preview days when they’ll be formally revealed... read more November 20, 2007 by  0


 

 
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