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According To Elon Musk, Tesla Model 3 Will Cost $35,000: Would You Buy One?
According To Elon Musk, Tesla Model 3 Will Cost $35,000: Would You Buy One?

Thanks to a series of leaks and early reveals, the 2015 North American International Auto Show didn't provide many surprises. There were, however, two worth noting: 1. The unveiling of the totally unexpected Ford GT supercar. 2. The stated price of a future Tesla vehicle -- the Model 3 -- which...Read More»

New Ford GT, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
Once Again, Ford Owners Are The Most Loyal In America Says IHS Survey

Competition between automakers may be stiffer than ever, but brand loyalty isn't dead -- at least not among Ford fans. Research firm IHS analyzed 12 months of data and determined that when it comes to repeat customers, Ford is doing fab. MUST SEE: 2016 Nissan Titan Preview To reach that conclusion...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
2014 Ford Escape, 2015 Lincoln MKC Recalled To Fix Fuel Pump Flaw

Ford has issued a recall for select 2014 models of the Ford Escape and 2015 models of the Lincoln MKC. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from fuel pump flaws that could cause the devices to fail in traffic. CHECK OUT: 2016 Lincoln MKX...Read More»

Honda's award-winning 'Hands' commercial
Honda Takes Top Honors In Annual Auto Ad Competition (Video)

It's a big week for directors, grips, and gaffers -- and not just because of the Golden Globes. The North American International Auto Show is up and running in Detroit, and today on the show floor, awards are being doled out for the best recent car ads. The Automobile Advertising of the Year Awards...Read More»

Nissan workers protest at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show (photo by John Voelcker)
Danny Glover Joins Nissan Workers In Protest At 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Like every other automaker, Nissan is hoping to get loads of press coverage at this week's North American International Auto Show. That may happen, but not all of it will be for the reasons that CEO Carlos Ghosn and his team expected. Nissan probably hoped to generate excitement around the reveal...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»

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»

NACTOY logo
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»

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»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
It Looks Like The Big Three Are Back

There's no denying that Detroit automakers have had a rough couple of years. It was about this time in 2008 that gas prices began climbing toward $4 a gallon, which brought about a dramatic change in vehicle demand and explains why there are so many hybrids and compacts in the pipeline these days...Read More»

Screencap from 2010 NAIAS Black Tie Charity Preview flash mob event
Friday Video: 2010 Detroit Auto Show Flash Mob. In Formalwear.

We're starting to lose patience with flash mobs. What was once an edgy, socially deviant gesture has devolved into an outlet for extroverted Michael Jackson fans and self-professed marketing "gurus". That said, we're willing to give a pass to this clip from the NAIAS Black Tie Charity Preview last...Read More»

Toyota Auto Access Seat
Video: Toyota Adds Auto Access Seat To Sienna Minivan

Anyone who's ever had to help a wheelchair-bound person into an average car or minivan -- one without a lift -- knows that the process can be exhausting. And with America's Baby Boomer population moving quickly toward senior status, the travails of transporting the elderly and infirm are likely to...Read More»

Audi e-tron Concept for 2010 Detroit Auto Show
2010 Detroit Auto Show: From The Outside Looking In

We don't use the word "I" very much in our writing at TCC, but this time, I suppose I'll have to: I'm going to give my take on the 2010 Detroit Auto Show from the vantage point of my office, which lies -- inconveniently -- about 1,000 miles to the south. What can I add to the discussion from here...Read More»

Ray LaHood
Was Ray LaHood's NAIAS Speech Upbeat, Defensive, Or Testy?

Earlier today, there was a good bit of chatter about U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's 7am speech at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. LaHood is just one of several government personalities visiting the North American International Auto Show today, so both journalists and auto industry types...Read More»

The Triac, by San Jose's Green Vehicles
We're Gonna Walk Down To 'Electric Avenue' (With Earplugs)

Halloween is done and Thanksgiving is looming, so that can only mean one thing: just two more months until the 2010 Detroit auto show! This year's gathering will see a new display area for up to 20 electric vehicles -- many of which come from smaller companies like San Jose's Green Vehicles that...Read More»

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