Detroit Auto Show

2013 Cadillac ATS: All-New Compact Luxury Sedan Coming Next Summer
2013 Cadillac ATS: All-New Compact Luxury Sedan Coming Next Summer

The centerpiece of the Cadillac display at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show next month will be the 2013 Cadillac ATS, an all-new compact luxury sedan that General Motors hopes will compete against the likes of the BMW 3-Series, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Audi A4. If this seems like a lofty goal...Read More»

Aptera 2e
Toyota Supra Returning, Aptera Shuts Down, Kurt Busch: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, gas prices could hit $9 in Nome, Alaska this winter and a Chinese bank is looking at buying Saab. Cadillac confirms the debut of the ATS at the Detroit Auto Show, and a Honda executive has been arrested. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300
Best Car To Buy 2012, 2013 Chevy Malibu, Porsche 911 Cabrio: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we drive the 2011 Audi Q7 TDI, and Chevrolet prices the 2013 Malibu Eco. Ferrari designer Sergio Scaglietti passes away at age 91 and the Best Car To Buy 2012 nominees are out. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The nominees for The...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T
Chrysler Drops Dual-Clutch Transmission Plans for 2012

Chrysler has plans to introduce a dual-clutch transmission (DCT) to its lineup, but it won't happen in the 2012 model year in either the Dodge Avenger or Chrysler 200 sedan, as was planned. The Auburn Hills, Mich.-based automaker has been working on dual-clutch gearboxes since 2008, when it first...Read More»

Suzuki Swift Sport
Suzuki Bails On Major Auto Shows In Los Angeles & Detroit

Suzuki fans, we have bad news: if you were hoping to glimpse your favorite automaker's newest rides at the upcoming Los Angeles and Detroit auto shows, you're in for some disappointment. For those who follow Suzuki, it's not surprising that the company is skipping Detroit. Suzuki hasn't appeared...Read More»

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2012 North American Car Of The Year: The Short List

The 2012 North American Car of the Year awards are still more than three months away, yet the list has been officially limited to a total of 24 vehicles, including 17 cars and seven light trucks. Jurors—including our editorial director Marty Padgett—have compiled their annual shortlist...Read More»

Cadillac Converj Concept
Chevy Volt-Based Cadillac Converj Approved For 2014

The gorgeous Cadillac Converj hit the auto show stage back at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Many people in the industry didn't expect the Converj concept to make production, and these predictions were confirmed when the project was cancelled two years ago. Today GreenCarReports received new...Read More»

2010 Dodge Caliber R/T
Dodge Caliber Replacement Coming To 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Overhauling the entire Chrysler product portfolio was never going to be accomplished overnight, so reports that Dodge will replace the old Caliber (production discontinued in 2010) are a good sign the automaker is finally going to jazz up its compact car segment. At least, Dodge gets the new...Read More»

2010 Dodge Caliber R/T
Dodge To Show Caliber Successor At 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Dodge hasn’t had a small car offering in their lineup since discontinuing Caliber production in 2010. There are plenty of 2011 Calibers leftover on dealer lots, but the car is a reminder of the “bad old days” at Chrysler. Like the Dodge Neon that preceded it, the Caliber was never...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Curb Concept
2011 Hyundai Curb Concept: 2011 Detroit Auto Show

In just a few years, Hyundai has developed a real design presence, going from derivative to different (as evidenced by the 2012 Hyundai Veloster also making its debut at Detroit). Now, the automaker is taking its 'Fluidic Sculpture' design language to new places with its Curb Concept, shown for the...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
North American Car of the Year: Why Such a Blowout?

The North American Car and Truck of the Year winners for 2011 are officially set in the history books, but for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and the 2011 Ford Explorer, the surprise from this morning's awards may be the margin of victory earned by both. On the car side, the Volt scored 233 out of a...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
North American Car, Truck of the Year Winners: 2011 Ford Explorer, 2011 Chevy Volt

The winners for the North American Car and Truck of the Year have been announced, at the 2011 Detroit auto show--and they are the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and the 2011 Ford Explorer. The prestigious awards are chosen by a panel of 49 automotive journalists from all forms of media--online, print...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster official teaser
2011 Detroit Auto Show: Our Roundup Of Live Video Feeds

For the next several days, automakers from around the globe will share new rides, technology, and other goodies with hordes of eager journalists and the general public. There's nothing like seeing those reveals in person, but if you can't make it to Detroit this year, or if you have a strong...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Preview: 2011 Detroit Auto Show

This fall, Chevy waves goodbye to the little-loved Aveo sedan and hatchback. But will the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic--the Aveo's replacement--be the right subcompact to pitch against car shoppers already infatuated with the Honda Fit and Ford Fiesta? The Sonic is a small four-door sedan or five-door...Read More»

North American Car of the Year
2011 Detroit Show: The North American Car of the Year Is...?

While High Gear Media preps for the opening salvo at the 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), we're also preparing for Monday's announcement of the 2011 North American Car and Truck of the Year winners. As one of the 49 jurors voting for the award, I'm proud that all six of the...Read More»

Hyundai Veloster at Technical Center
Veloster? How About A Hyundai Zuma, Kona, or Pi Instead?

The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is coming to next month's 2011 Detroit auto show, and the Accent-based sports coupe has plenty of unusual features brewing for its world debut, with 2+1 doors, a dual-clutch gearbox and 40-mpg-plus fuel economy at the top of the list. It's also likely at this point that...Read More»

2013 Lotus Esprit Concept
Today at High Gear Media: Lotus V-8, Honda Fit Recall, VW EV

If you're thinking of getting someone a "fuel miser," a car snow globe or other such nonsense for Christmas...don't bother. [TheCarConnection] While it's developing five all-new vehicles, Lotus also would like to develop a new V-8 engine in-house. [MotorAuthority] Honda's Fit hatchback is being...Read More»

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 days of schlepping around guides and maps; for owners of smartphones and tablets, Detroit has launched a mobile site that...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6: First Look

Getting a jump on the 2011 Detroit Auto Show next month, Audi revealed the first official photos of the sixth-generation A6 luxury sedan. Actually the sister sedan to the recently-introduced A7, the A6 is expected to arrive in U.S. dealer showrooms in the second half of 2012. Both cars (A6 and A7)...Read More»

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