Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Auto Show

Direct from the Detroit Auto Show – just-auto covers the most important car launches, motor show debuts, concept cars and manufacturer news from the show.

2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. The most important models this year were of course the ninth generation Toyota Camry, which will also be the first vehicle using the (TN)GA-K architecture to be manufactured in the US; and the updated Ford F-150 which gains fresh engines, including a diesel.

COMMENT - Detroit basks but for how long?

14 Jan 2016 | Dave Leggett

The mood at the Detroit Show this week was good, but there was also a sense that the future could be less bright. The good news right now is that the US light vehicle market is running north of 17m units a year and forecast to grow a little further in 2016.

Detroit interview - Ford CEO Mark Fields

14 Jan 2016 | Dave Leggett

Ford’s Fields tells just auto he wants to revolutionise the automotive customer experience.

2016 Detroit show - world premieres list

13 Jan 2016 | Glenn Brooks

There were multiple highlights at the 2016 North American International Auto Show: the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Chrysler Pacifica, Lexus LC 500, Volvo S90, Lincoln Continental and the first appearance of GM's C1xx platform as the basis for the smaller and much lighter GMC Acadia.

Detroit – Rising costs driving ECU integration – Visteon

12 Jan 2016 | Dave Leggett

Visteon CEO Sachin Lawande has told just-auto that product integration in electronic components is being driven by proliferating electronics applications in vehicles and associated rising costs.

Detroit - Chrysler revives crossover nameplate for redesigned minivan

11 Jan 2016 | Graeme Roberts

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Monday revealed its next-generation minivan, reviving the Pacifica nameplate, with a sleeker design and a plug-in hybrid model intended to appeal to a wave of young Americans having babies while reviving a product line that suffered a 30% sales slump last year.

Detroit - new Volvo offers semi-autonomous features

11 Jan 2016 | Graeme Roberts

Volvo said at the Detroit show its new S90 flagship sedan would be launched with IntelliSafe Assist as standard. This includes adaptive cruise control and distance alert, and the advanced semi-autonomous drive feature, Pilot Assist.

Detroit - Daimler rolls out new autonomous vehicle tech with redone E-class

11 Jan 2016 | Graeme Roberts

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has introduced new autonomous driving technology with its new E-class, unveiled on the eve of the Detroit show.

2015 DETROIT SHOW: World premieres

14 Jan 2015 | Glenn Brooks

Various world premieres were announced at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and we continued to update just-auto's global debuts list. Media preview days were 12 & 13 January.

DETROIT SHOW: Chevrolet shows Bolt EV concept

13 Jan 2015 | Dave Leggett

General Motors' Chevrolet brand has shown its Bolt EV concept at the Detroit Show. Chevrolet claims the Bolt sets out a vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range and a price starting around USD30,000.

DETROIT DEBUTS: Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupé teased

28 Nov 2014 | Glenn Brooks

With no fanfare whatsoever, Mercedes-Benz has slipped a partial image of a forthcoming BMW X6 rival onto its media website.

DETROIT SHOW: Denso spending $55m in Tennessee

15 Jan 2014 | Simon Warburton

Denso said its decision to spend an extra US$55m at its Athens, Tennessee, factory, creating 130 new manufacturing jobs, forms part of a healthy North American backdrop that is seeing the supplier exceed its employment ambitions.

DETROIT SHOW: Volvo concept shows new face of the brand

15 Jan 2014 | headlineauto

Geely's Volvo Cars is showing the face of the 2015 XC90 on its XC Coupe concept here in Detroit.

DETROIT SHOW: VW's big news car wasn't here

15 Jan 2014 | headlineauto

The biggest news from Volkswagen at Detroit concerned a car that isn't here.

DETROIT SHOW: Final global debuts list

15 Jan 2014 | Glenn Brooks

The media preview days for the 2014 North American International Auto Show were 13 & 14 January. Vehicle or concept world premieres are listed here.

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