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US: Nissan withdraws from Detroit Show 25 Nov 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Financially hard-pressed automakers are starting to pull out from exhibiting at auto shows as budgets come under pressure.


DETROIT PREVIEW: Nissan previews NA commercial vehicle 11 Nov 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Yes, a Detroit preview already. Nissan North America has announced its NV2500 concept which makes its public debut early in January at the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.


DETROIT SHOW: Chrysler wants Russia plant, not Europe 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Newly-independent Chrysler Group still has no plans for a transplant production site to serve the major markets in Europe, despite vowing to double sales outside its heartland of North America.


DETROIT SHOW: London cab is Geely's crowd-puller 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

At first glance it’s a strange combination, a London taxi being displayed in Detroit by a Chinese company.


DETROIT SHOW: Mini plant expansion pays off 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

BMW’s decision to expand production at its Mini factory in Oxford is paying dividends as worldwide sales continue to rise.


DETROIT SHOW: Fastest Corvette UK-bound 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

The latest version of one of America’s most iconic sports cars, the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 will be available in the UK in left-hand-drive only from the end of this year, although the order book is already filling up.


DETROIT SHOW: Land Rover concept awaits new owner's decision 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

A decision on whether Land Rover’s LRX concept will go into production depends on when and who takes over the company along with Jaguar.


DETROIT SHOW: Jaguar has 7,000 XF orders 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Jaguar has had 7,000 orders for the new XF which it started to ship to its global dealer network last week.


DETROIT SHOW: Chinese cars promised in a year 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

The first Chinese cars will go on sale in the US within 12 months.


DETROIT SHOW: Chinese maker claims breakthrough EV technology 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Of the five Chinese automakers exhibiting at Detroit, perhaps the most significant is BYD, which is promising break-through electric vehicle technology through its self-developed ferrous batteries.


DETROIT SHOW: Toyota launches North America-only crossover 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Toyota launched a new ‘crossover sedan’ called the Venza at the Detroit motor show.


DETROIT SHOW: And now, the flexfuel Ferrari 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Ferrari has unveiled a concept car at Detroit that can run on E85 fuel, made from 85% bio-renewable ethanol, which cuts CO2 emissions and boosts power and torque.


DETROIT SHOW: Premium and diesel sales drive German brand growth 15 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

German manufacturers sold 948,000 light vehicles in the US in 2007, up three percent on 2006.


DETROIT SHOW: Mercedes eyes more cost cuts 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz Cars achieved another 10% in cost efficiencies in 2007 after a 12% gain in 2006, its chief operating officer has said.


DETROIT SHOW: Volvo eyes US build 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Volvo is considering building vehicles in North America because of the weak dollar, according to the Ford unit’s president and chief executive Fredrik Arp.


DETROIT SHOW: Toyota speeds up plug-ins 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Toyota Motor Corporation will accelerate its global plug-in hybrid R&D programme by 2010, company president Katsuaki Watanabe said at the Detroit motor show.


DETROIT SHOW: Cattle, country and western singer, help launch new trucks 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Chrysler appears to have gained the most media attention of the Detroit show so far by launching its new Ram pickup truck line with the help of 120 Texas longhorn cattle.


DETROIT SHOW: Rail too slow, too pricey, for VW UK 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen has abandoned the railway to bring spare parts from Germany into its giant new UK distribution centre in the Midlands because it is too slow and too expensive.


DETROIT SHOW: Leaner Chrysler more agile - CEO 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

The newly-independent Chrysler is a leaner and more agile company that can make quick decisions, according to new CEO Bob Nardelli.


DETROIT SHOW: Big SUV Kia could come to UK 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Although Kia has no current plan to introduce the new Borrego SUV, unveiled here in Detroit, into the UK, that decision may be reviewed next year.


DETROIT SHOW: Mazda readying next-generation rotary 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Mazda is working on a next-generation rotary engine which will be ready by 2010, according to motor sports programme manager Noboru Katabuchi.


DETROIT SHOW: Volkswagen unveils Passat 'coupe' 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Right hand drive versions of the Volkswagen Passat CC, which made its world debut in Detroit, will go on sale in the UK and other RHD market from mid-year. US sales begin in the fourth quarter.


DETROIT SHOW: Daimler expects engine downsizing 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Mercedes development chief Thomas Weber has said he expects to see a big trend towards smaller engines in coming years, in response to higher petrol prices and tougher emissions laws.


DETROIT SHOW: Volvo to fit crash-avoidance as standard 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Volvo will launch a crash avoidance system as a standard fitment on the new XC60 due to be launched towards the end of this year.


DETROIT SHOW: Ford promises profit by 2009 14 Jan 2008

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Bill Ford, chairman of the company that bears his name, said that Ford had made major progress on four key major initiatives over the last 12 months and would be profitable by 2009.


DETROIT PREVIEW: Toyota's crossover surprise 20 Dec 2007

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Toyota Motor Sales USA will launch the US-designed and built 2009 Venza crossover sedan at the 2008 Detroit motor show.


DETROIT PREVIEW: Honda to preview new NA SUV 13 Dec 2007

Column: Detroit Auto Show


DETROIT PREVIEW: Mitusbishi Concept-RA coupe is a diesel 5 Dec 2007

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Mitsubishi has announced that it wil premieres the new Concept-RA coupe to the world at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS or the Detroit Motor Show). And it's a diesel.


US: More Chinese head for Detroit show 5 Oct 2007

Column: Detroit Auto Show

Chinese manufacturers Changfeng Motor Group, BYD Auto, Geely International, China America Cooperative Automotive/ZXNA (Chamco) and Li Shi Guang Ming Auto Design will appear at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, organisers have announced today.


DETROIT SHOW: Toyota closes final segment gap 9 Jan 2007

Column: Detroit Auto Show

The launch Toyota's of redesigned [and larger] Tundra pickup truck puts the Japanese vehicle maker squarely into the last segment of the US market where it hasn't been competing as strongly, a top executive said at the motor Detroit show.

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