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DETROIT SHOW: Europe embraces new US Fords, COO claims 14 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Ford claimed in Detroit the European response to the new Mustang and Edge, which will (officially) cross the Atlantic for the first time in 2015, has exceeded all expectations.


DETROIT SHOW: Volvo Cars 'back in the black' 14 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Volvo Cars returned to profitability in 2013, according to Håkan Samuelsson, President & CEO of Volvo Cars, speaking at the Detroit Motor Show.


DETROIT SHOW: Other cities may beat London to electric Nissan cab 14 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Two European cities, including one in the UK, are likely to be ahead of London in the race to launch the electric version of Nissan's NV200 black cab - even though the car was designed at the company's Paddington studios with the UK capital in mind.


DETROIT SHOW: Could the Stinger be a Kia coming attraction? 14 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

With everyone in Kia from the CEO downwards adamant that the brand would like to introduce a rear drive sports car in 2016, the big question at Detroit was whether the stunning GT4 Stinger - the company's first RWD coupe concept - might be it.


DETROIT SHOW: Conti and Nokia team up for next gen mapping and connectivity 14 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Continental and HERE (a mapping company owned by Nokia) are to collaborate on next generation telematics systems for advanced vehicle connectivity based on high precision map technology.


DETROIT SHOW: An air of optimism tempered with reality 14 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

This year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit kicked off yesterday (13 January) against a blizzard of optimistic data emanating from the US and bulging order books that are also considerably benefiting suppliers.


DETROIT SHOW: Honda launches Mexican built Fit for NAFTA markets 14 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Honda launched the redesigned 2015 Fit for NAFTA markets at the Detroit show.


DETROIT SHOW: Ford increases lightweight materials on new F-150 14 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Ford says its engineers have increased the use of lightweight materials on the new F-150 pickup to yield a weight saving of 700 pounds versus the current model.


DETROIT SHOW: Jaguar to be British villain of the Superbowl ads 13 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Jaguar is getting ready to play the bad guy in the US - marketing itself as a "British villain".


DETROIT SHOW: Tata's Jaguar Land Rover sets new highs 13 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Jaguar Land Rover is still breaking its own sales records with 2013's tally up nearly 20% globally and new highs hit in 38 different countries.


DETROIT SHOW: VDA backs use of two coolants in refrigerant dispute 13 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Germany's powerful automotive association - the VDA - is urging the European Commission (EC) to allow two forms of refrigerant for use in passenger cars.


DETROIT SHOW: Toyota North America counts on 100,000 new sales in 2014 13 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Toyota North America says it is reckoning on increasing sales on the Continent by 100,000 this year as the brand continues its impressive performance.


DETROIT SHOW: VDA stresses US-Europe TTIP deal before Obama leaves office 13 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

German automotive association, VDA, is stressing the vital nature of improving the non-tariff regime between the US and Europe before President Barack Obama leaves office.


DETROIT SHOW: VW confirms new SUV for US market 13 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn has announced a multi-billion dollar investment programme in North America and confirmed that a new mid-size SUV for America is on its way and scheduled for 2016 market launch.


DETROIT SHOW: Auto analysts see a (mostly) bright future 13 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

America's Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA) has painted a bright picture of US future growth - albeit with certain caveats - ahead of the start of this year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.


DETROIT PREVIEW: Infiniti to show Q50 Eau Rouge concept 3 Jan 2014

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Infiniti is to show its Q50 Eau Rouge concept, representing its design vision for high-performance products, at the upcoming Detroit Motor Show.


DETROIT PREVIEW: Acura to unveil 2015 TLX Prototype 20 Dec 2013

Column: Detroit Auto Show

The successor for the Acura TL sedan will be revealed as a prototype at the Detroit auto show in January.


DETROIT PREVIEW: World debut of first BMW 2 Series 25 Oct 2013

Column: Detroit Auto Show

The first BMW to be called 2 Series will have its public debut at January's North American International Auto Show.


DETROIT SHOW: Global debuts list [Final version] 16 Jan 2013

Column: Detroit Auto Show

A final list of world premiere concepts and production models which appeared at the North American International Auto Show's media preview days.


DETROIT PREVIEW: GM to reveal Cadillac ELR 22 Oct 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

GM North America Mark Reuss has used a speech in Detroit to drop a strong hint that the Cadillac ELR extended range EV will have its global debut at the city's annual motor show in January.


US: Detroit show 2013 dates pushed back about a week 21 Mar 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

The 2013 Detroit show - officially the North American International Auto Show or NAIAS - will be held about a week later than 2012's "to keep some distance between the holidays" and opening, organisers said.


DETROIT SHOW: Hyundai Elantra named NA Car of the Year 11 Jan 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

The 2012 Hyundai Elantra has been named 2012 North American Car of the Year.


DETROIT SHOW: Buick Encore previews Opel Mokka 11 Jan 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

General Motors' Buick division has revealed the Encore SUV at the Detroit auto show. The little SUV is not only an additional model but previews a Chevrolet to come, as well as the new Opel and Vauxhall Mokka.


DETROIT SHOW: Volvo lauds XC60 plug-in hybrid as '3-in-1' 11 Jan 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

When Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation, presented the new XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept at Detroit this week, he described it as 'actually three cars rolled into one'.


DETROIT SHOW: VW chases segment leadership with Jetta Hybrid 11 Jan 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

It already offers four- and five-cylinder petrol engines as well as a 2.0-litre diesel. Now the US market's Volkswagen Jetta is going after leadership of the compact segment by adding a petrol-electric powertrain to the mix.


DETROIT SHOW: Denso to create new US$57m Mexico plant 10 Jan 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Denso is to build a US$57 new plant in Mexico to manufacture air conditioning and heating units, with a view to expanding the site at a later stage.


DETROIT SHOW: US consumers regaining confidence: Michelin 10 Jan 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Michelin North America says US consumers are regaining confidence after a period of almost unprecedented economic challenges.


DETROIT SHOW: Chevrolet paints target around millennials 10 Jan 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

General Motors' Chevrolet division is taking a completely new approach to marketing the brand to young buyers aged 18-30 – the 'millennials'. Two concept coupes unveiled here in Detroit are the first results of a new strategy in which youthful potential buyers are invited to be part of the design process and advertising is heavily skewed towards social media.


DETROIT SHOW: Dodge throws in its new Dart 10 Jan 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Chrysler has unveiled its new Dodge Dart showing that it is moving away from its muscle machines of past decades towards smaller, more economical cars - with the help of the Fiat Group.


DETROIT SHOW: MKZ signals Lincoln relaunch 10 Jan 2012

Column: Detroit Auto Show

The new MKX concept is a good start, but without a detailed plan of where and when Lincoln will be launched or relaunched outside North America, will Ford's luxury division ever become a major premium brand?

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