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2019 Detroit auto show - the world debuts 15 Jan 2019

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All the production vehicle and concept world debuts at the 2019 North American International Auto Show are listed below.


Cummins 1,000 lb-ft diesel for Ram HD pick-up 14 Jan 2019

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Fiat Chrysler US today announces not only replacements for its long-lived Heavy Duty Ram pick-ups, but also a Cummins in-line six-cylinder engine with a class-best 1,000 lb-ft (1,356Nm) of torque.


2018 DETROIT SHOW - world debuts list 16 Jan 2018

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Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 NAIAS are named below on just-auto's list.


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list 11 Jan 2017

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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.


Lobby group welcomes new Ford and GM diesels 10 Jan 2017

Column: Detroit Auto Show

A lobby group has welcomed two major announcements from leading global manufacturers for new diesel options in light-duty vehicles at the Detroit show. Ford introduced a new three-litre diesel engine option for the 2018 F-150 pickup truck and GMC revealed a new (Opel) 1.6-litre turbodiesel engine option for its new 2018 GMC Terrain SUV.


Magna demonstrates lightweighting expertise with ultralight door module 10 Jan 2017

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Magna International, in cooperation with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and partners FCA US and Grupo Antolin, announced it had developed a new, ultralight door architecture that achieves the project objective of 42.5% mass savings compared to an average current production door.


Nexteer Automotive launches steering technologies for automated world 10 Jan 2017

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Nexteer Automotive unveiled two new steering technologies at the North American International Auto Show:  Steering on Demand System and Quiet Wheel Steering.


NAIAS - Samsung unveils 600km battery 9 Jan 2017

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Samsung SDI has unveiled its high-energy density battery cell with a driving range of up to 600km, which it maintains can fast-charge electric vehicles in 20min, as well as an integrated battery module concept with a 10% decrease in component units and weight compared to current models.


FCA announces big US plant spend 9 Jan 2017

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, on the eve of the Detroit show, said it would spend US$1bn to modernise two plants in the US Midwest and create 2,000 jobs.


NAIAS - Yanfeng debuts 'eXperience in Motion'concept 9 Jan 2017

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is launching its 'eXperience in Motion' at this week's North American International Auto Show in Detroit.


COMMENT - Detroit basks but for how long? 14 Jan 2016

Column: Detroit Auto Show

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

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


2016 Detroit show - world premieres list 13 Jan 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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


DETROIT SHOW: Final global debuts list 15 Jan 2014

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


DETROIT SHOW: Michelin expects competitor response to new Premier A/S tyre 14 Jan 2014

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Michelin North America says it expects competitors to respond to today's (14 January) launch of its new Premier A/S (All Season) tyre at NAIAS in Detroit.


DETROIT SHOW: Michelin urges political leaders to address US deficit 14 Jan 2014

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Michelin North America is asking US political leaders to find a solution to the country's deficit issues and capitalise on business expertise in tackling the challenges.


DETROIT SHOW: Ford on the road to the driverless car 14 Jan 2014

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There are an estimated 1bn cars currently on the world's roads. It has taken 100 years to hit that number but the scary thing is this could quadruple within the next 40 years and keeping 4bn vehicles from bumping into each other, or even keep them moving, is taxing the minds of automotive engineers.


DETROIT SHOW: Nissan to double sportscar range to re-engage with youth 14 Jan 2014

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Nissan is planning to double its sportscar range to four in the next few years as a result of the "phenomenal" reaction to the IDx Freeflow and Bladeglider concepts unveiled at Tokyo in November, chief planning officer Andy Palmer said in Detroit.


DETROIT SHOW: Volkswagen's Bentley not getting carried away with sales boom 14 Jan 2014

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Volkswagen Group's Bentley is celebrating sales up 19% in 2013 to more than 10,000 a year again, and is cautiously optimistic of global growth of around 10% in the luxury sector in 2014. But it is also acutely aware of the threats of protectionism that can emerge out of the blue in some markets.


DETROIT SHOW: Merged Fiat Chrysler name and HQ location yet to be decided 14 Jan 2014

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Now that the deal to merge Fiat and Chrysler has been done, the question in people's minds at the Detroit show was where would the new business entity be headquartered and what will it be called?

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