The 2013 Detroit Motor Show (NAIAS)
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) - 'Detroit Show' - is January's big auto show and it is entering its 25th year as an international event. Coverage from our team on the ground at the Cobo is gathered together here.
They're just mine, other people will have other memorable lines from a week in Motown, but here's a snapshot, in no particular order, of a week in Detroit.
A final list of world premiere concepts and production models which appeared at the North American International Auto Show's media preview days.
Ford concedes it took "a lot of risk" in pursuing its own path in the crisis of a few years ago, but insists it is now reaping the rewards.
The boss of Italian car giant Fiat wants the EU to step in and help rescue Europe’s beleaguered automotive industry.
Volkswagen plans to nearly double sales in the US within the next five years as part of its plan to be the world's top automaker by 2018.
More MINI production is to be shifted out of the UK but owner BMW said Oxford would always be the home of the famous small car.
Global automotive supplier Denso is spending US$1bn in North America over the next four years, which, it said, would result in over 2,000 jobs across the region.
Johnson Controls (JCI) is working with the US Department of Energy (DOE) to research ever-more efficient battery solutions.
It's 60 years almost to the day since Chevrolet first launched its iconic Corvette sports car and the wraps came off the seventh generation at the Detroit show.
Volvo Car is paying the price for the lack of investment in the last days of Ford ownership after the 2008 banking collapse, according to sales and marketing chief Doug Speck.
Bentley could match its 2007 record of 10,000 sales in 2013, according to global sales and marketing chief Kevin Rose.
Styling a car that looks Chinese is the challenge facing British designer Peter Horbury. He was head of design at Volvo when the company was taken over by Geely and now divides his time between Sweden and China.
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A final decision on whether Bentley will go ahead with its first SUV, based on the concept from the 2011 Frankfurt show, will be made in the "relatively near future," said head of sales and marketing Kevin Rose.
Local assembly allowing revised trim and equipment specifications has resulted in Nissan lowering the starting price of the Leaf EV in the US 18% to $28,800, before federal and state incentives.
Johnson Controls (JCI) said there was "no reason" not to still be attracted by A123 Systems although the company is currently being evaluated for a potential purchase by Chinese operation Wanxiang.
Germany's automotive industry association, (VDA), is calling for any revamped European Union-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to concentrate on establishing common standards in a bid to slash billions of dollars from development costs.
America's colossal debt is the largest challenge facing Michelin in the US but also it biggest opportunity, said the tyre producer.
It's not often I get mistaken for a German, but I was today by one taxi driver taking me to meet TRW in a Detroit restaurant.
Volkswagen is toying with the idea of introducing a road-biased seven-seat SUV purely for the American market - and has a concept hinting at what it might be like on display here in Detroit.
Johnson Controls has showcased its complete vehicle interior development capabilities in China - including design, engineering and manufacturing - with the debut of the Hongqi (which means "Red Flag") H7 vehicle at the 2013 Detroit Show.
After a year in which Jaguar Land Rover has launched some important new models such as the redesigned Range Rover and new Jaguar variants specially for markets like the US and China, there is plenty more to come from the company which promised eight new or refreshed models this year.
Mercedes-Benz took the wraps off its new CLA four-door 'coupe' model in Detroit but it did not appear on the Daimler unit's show stand.
Volkswagen will decide this year whether to introduce a new budget brand aimed at developing markets.
In Michigan for the latest installment of the Auto Show, with the downtown Cobo Center apparently benefiting from a US$300m makeover, so it'll be interesting to see how they've spruced up the cavernous building.
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