2008 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

January 14, 2008

2008 Detroit Show: TCC’s Top Picks (1/14/2008)
Our favorite cars, concepts and moments from Cobo.

2008 Detroit Auto Show: Getting There by Rex Roy (1/9/2008)
Make it easy, make it fun.


2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Preview by TCC Team (12/19/2007)
A supercar by any name.

2009 Audi TTS by Bengt Halvorson (1/9/2008)
The speediest TT promises a well-rounded, dialed-up experience.

2009 Saturn Vue Green Line 2 Mode Preview (1/6/2008)
GM’s two-mode hybrid slots into the Vue.

2009 Ford F-150 Preview (1/13/2008)
Making the best better?

2009 Dodge Ram Preview by Bengt Halvorson (1/12/2008)
Ground-up redesign brings a fresh face, more brawn, and a whole lot of bins.

2009 Lincoln MKT Preview by Marty Padgett (1/13/2008)
Ford flexes its crossover plans once more.

2008 Honda Pilot Concept by Marty Padgett (12/11/2007)
Details coming on new Honda in Detroit.

2009 Kia Borrego Preview by Marty Padgett (11/6/2007)
New seven-seating coming to Detroit show.

2009 BMW X6 Preview by TCC Team (12/17/2007)
An active coupe—or a sporting SUV?

2009 Toyota Venza Preview by Marty Padgett (12/19/2007)
Toyota surprises with a new Ky.-built crossover.

Chevrolet Impala Marks 50 Years by Marty Padgett (12/19/2007)
New edition celebrates the half-century mark.

2010 Mazda RX-8 Spied! by Brenda Priddy (12/10/2007)
Roto rooters rejoice - it's time for a new RX-8.

2009 Cadillac CTS-V

2009 Cadillac CTS-V

2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK Preview by Richard Yarrow (12/21/2007)
Power boost and a new nose.

2009 Subaru Forester Preview by Marty Padgett (12/27/2007)
Growing into the new year.

2009 Hyundai Genesis Preview by TCC Team (1/7/2008)
Hyundaino title shatters perceptions with a new luxosedan.

2009 Cadillac CTS-V Preview by TCC Team (1/8/2008)
All 550 horsepower arrive in the fall.

2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Preview by Bengt Halvorson (1/14/2008)
No more punch, but a lot more panache.

2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Preview by Rex Roy (1/21/2008)
An Evolution Lite, but not by much.


2008 Cadillac CT Coupe Concept (1/14/2008)
Cadillac surprises Cobo crowds with a new concept.

2008 Audi R8 TDI Concept by Bengt Halvorson (1/13/2008)
Is this street-legal Le Mans racer destined for driveways?

2010 Fisker Karma Preview by Bengt Halvorson (1/14/2008)
New automaker aims to bring good karma without sacrifices.

2008 Jeep Renegade Concept by Bengt Halvorson (1/14/2008)
A dune-hopper of MINI proportions.

2008 Chrysler ecoVoyager Concept by Bengt Halvorson (1/14/2008)
One box, complete with electric moves.

2008 Dodge ZEO Concept by Bengt Halvorson (1/14/2008)
Blasting the wagon into the 21st century.

2009 Lexus LF-A Roadster Concept by TCC Team (1/13/2008)
Lexus promises ragtop version of LF-A sportscar.

2009 Ford Verve Concept (1/13/2008)
Adding a little spice to Ford's small car line-up

2008 Ford Explorer America Concept

2008 Ford Explorer America Concept

2008 Cadillac Provoq Concept by Rex Roy (1/8/2008)
Cadillac fuels the notion of the zero-emission car.

2008 Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept by Marty Padgett (1/8/2008)
Crossoverno title fever--and ethanol power--sweeps into Saab.

2008 Ford Explorer America Concept (1/6/2008)
Ford performs ute-reassignment surgery on a revered name.

2008 Toyota A-Bat Concept by Marty Padgett (12/27/2007)
Toyota hedges CAFE bets on a soft pickup.

2008 Mercedes-Benz Vision GLK FREESIDE Concept by Marty Padgett (1/2/2008)
A new anchor in the entry levels at Mercedes.

2008 Land Rover LRX Concept by Marty Padgett (12/13/2007)
Taking aim at the sub-LR2 slot.

2008 Mazda Furai Concept by Marty Padgett (12/11/2007)
Mazda injects sportscar soul into new concept.

2008 HUMMER HX Concept by Marty Padgett (12/10/2007)
GM goes Jeeping with its all-American brand.

2008 Mitsubishi Concept Preview by Marty Padgett (11/27/2007)
The Evo lends its lifeblood to a new coupe.

Chrysler’s ’08 Detroit Concepts Go Hybrid by Bengt Halvorson (11/20/2007)
Can Chrysler recharge its image with these Detroit concepts?

2008 Nissan Forum Concept by Marty Padgett (10/30/2007)
Tokyo over, Nissan focusing on Detroit concept.


2008 Cadillac Provoq Concept

2008 Cadillac Provoq Concept

Ford EcoBoost: V-8 Power from Six? (1/6/2008)
Explorer concept’s new engine offers greener future.

BMW “Blue” Diesels to Bow in Detroit by Marty Padgett (1/2/2008)
X5, 3-Series get 50-state legal diesel in ’08.

Missing ’08 Detroit Show? Watch NBC Instead by Marty Padgett (12/17/2007)
Network to telecast one-hour show from Cobo.

Detroit Dominates NACTOY Finalists by TCC Team (12/12/2007)
Big turnaround for the Big Three.

Fisker Previews Plug-In Luxosedan by Bengt Halvorson (10/31/2007)
Green-chic sports sedan planned for 2009.BLOGS

Subaru Forester Has Labor Pains no title

Toyota Introduces Venza—A Cheaper R-Class

no titleGM Keeps A Secret — CTS Coupe Concept

Sustainability a ‘Talking Point’ for Lincoln

A 50-mpg Land Rover!

no titleWhat Do HUMMER and Saab Have in Common?

no titleTruckin’ Like it’s 1999

Coming Soon: ‘More American’ VWs

no titleChrysler Wins No-Bull Prize

no titleBenz GLK Gets Townside, Too

no titleChevrolet Malibu, Mazda CX-9 Grab Car/Truck-of-the-Year kudos

no titleFord Verve Coming in 2010

GM Does it in Style with Corvette, Kid Rock, Mary J. Blige and More

Sex and the (Motor) City

Take That, GM Style: Mercedes Does Weimar Decadence

Chinese Brands Not Ready for America Yet

Chrysler Inks Minicar Deal with Nissan

Mean AND Green? Detroit Auto Show to Feature Cars that are Both

Buick Riviera Concept Will Morph Into Next LaCrosse

Chevy’s Corvette ZR1 Inspiration Was…BMW?

GM Style: Fashion Forward, News Back

GM’s Winter of Much Content

Is the Global Auto Industry Mending?

Just When You Said No More Monthly Subscriptions…


Replay GM's Detroit show unveilings

GM Press Conference
Sunday, January 13, 11:25 a.m. EST (On-demand video is available after live stream)
GM showcases HUMMER and Saab alternative fuel vehicles as the corporation announces a new commitment in support of bio-fuel production.

GM Press Conference
Monday, January 14, 9:05 a.m. EST (On-demand video is available after live stream)
Cadillac unleashes more dramatic design with a new concept vehicle and shows an expanded portfolio of innovative performance and environmental technology at the Detroit Auto Show.

GM Press Conference
Monday, January 14, 12:35 p.m. EST (On-demand video is available after live stream)
Saturn continues its aggressive roll-out of new products and innovative technology with continued focus on European-inspired design and environmentally friendly, fuel efficient vehicles.


2008 Mercedes-Benz Vision GLK Freeside Concept

2008 Mercedes-Benz Vision GLK Freeside Concept

Sunday, January 13, 2008

10:15-10:40 am Ford / Cobo Arena
10:50-11:15 am Chrysler Corporation
11:25-11:50 am General Motors with Lunch
12:00-12:25 pm Mercedes-Benz
12:35-1:00 pm  Volkswagen
1:10-1:35 pm  BMW
1:45-2:10 pm  Honda
2:20-2:45 pm  Audi
2:55-3:20 pm  Subaru
3:30-3:55 pm  Hyundai
4:05-4:30 pm  Kia
4:40-5:05 pm  Lamborghini
5:15-5:40 pm  Mitsubishi
5:50-6:15 pm  Land Rover (at stand)

Monday, January 14, 2008

8:30-8:55 am  Lincoln / Cobo Arena
9:05-9:30 am  General Motors
9:40-10:05 am Maserati
10:15-10:40 am MINI
10:50-11:15 am Toyota / Riverview Ballroom
11:25-11:50 am Changfeng / Michigan Hall
12:00-12:25 pm Fisker (Main Show Floor)
12:35-1:00 pm  General Motors with Lunch
1:10-1:35 pm  Ferrari
1:45-2:10 pm  Chrysler Corporation
2:20-2:45 pm  Mazda (at stand)
2:55-3:20 pm  Rolls-Royce
3:30-3:55 pm  Geely / Michigan Hall
4:05-4:30 pm  BYD / Michigan Hall

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