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 |  Jun 19 2014, 7:32 AM

World's Fastest Production Electric Vehicle Prepares for Launch

Detroit Electric is preparing to launch the SP:01 electric sports car that it promises will be the world’s fastest electric vehicle.

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 |  Jun 10 2014, 2:31 PM

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There was a time when American automakers needed bailing out, and now those same automakers are giving back.

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 |  Apr 09 2014, 11:32 AM

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Not only does oil provide the motive force for automobiles, ships and aircraft, it’s also used to make plastic, a material that our modern world is literally built from. Look around, you’re probably surrounded by it right now. But not all polymers are magically created out of crude hydrocarbons siphoned from the earth’s crust, some can be made from plants.

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 |  Apr 01 2014, 10:40 AM

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A new boutique electric sports car maker has finally revealed its plans for production after numerous delays. 

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 9:54 AM

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Detroit was ground zero for the reveal of Mercedes-Benz’s all-new 2015 C-Class sport sedan. This car promises to elevate the nameplate to new heights.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 4:45 PM

Acura-TLX-GT-Race-Car-First-Look-Main-ArtAuto shows typically focus on new production models and forward-looking concept cars; racing usually takes a back seat. But check this out all you motorsports fans, Acura just revealed its TLX GT right here in Motown.
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 |  Jan 14 2014, 4:02 PM

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The Volkswagen Beetle is no stranger to off-roading – the old Baja Bug was quite the little dune buggy. The Dune Concept, unveiled at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, shows us a modern day version of that classic Baja Bug.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 2:57 PM

2015-Acura-TLX-Concept-First-Look-Video-Main-ArtTo continue its sale momentum, Acura just revealed this intriguing new sedan at the Detroit Auto Show. While technically still a concept, the TLX is a thinly veiled production model.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 10:44 AM

Lexus-RC-F-Coupe-Show-Floor-Main-ArtLexus is making a bold statement with its new RC F coupe. This car has the design and performance credentials to compete with some of the segment’s most respected nameplates.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 8:45 AM

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The folks at Lexus just officially unveiled this sultry-looking two-door at the North American International Auto Show. The 2015 RC F performance coupe is a V8-powered sports machine designed to rival products like the brand-new BMW M4 and Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 8:15 AM

BMW-2-Series-First-Look-Main-ArtBMW revealed a pair of fun-loving subcompact coupes at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. The new 2 Series promises to deliver tremendous driving dynamics thanks to traditional Bimmer virtues.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 7:45 AM

Volvo-Concept-XC-Coupe-First-Look-Main-ArtVolvo showcased a new two-door design study at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today and it’s called the Concept XC Coupe.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 7:01 AM

Nissan-Sport-Sedan-Concept-First-LookNissan is tipping its hat to the future at this year’s Detroit automotive soiree. The Japanese brand unveiled a design study that hints what a next-generation Maxim might look like. Officially this orange four-door is called the Sport Sedan Concept.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 6:54 PM

2014-Mini-JCW-Concept-First-Look-Main-ArtMini just revealed their high-performance John Cooper Works Concept at the 2014 North American International Auto show.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 6:47 PM

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We really haven’t heard much from Volvo lately. The Swedish automaker that didn’t go bankrupt has been pretty quiet, even when the Chinese took over. Still, they’ve been busy enough to release this vehicle in Detroit, the Concept XC Coupe.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 6:05 PM

2014-Mini-JCW-Concept-Main-ArtAn all-new MINI is ready to be released but if sporty dynamics and a scrappy demeanor isn’t enough for you a high-performance John Cooper Works version of the car is under development. Not surprisingly the company revealed just such a design study on day one of the Detroit Auto Show.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 4:04 PM

2015-BMW-M3-M4-Main-ArtBMW revealed two jaw-dropping performance cars at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The M3 sedan and M4 coupe are race-bred and ready for the track or a twisting mountain road near you.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 1:50 PM

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BMW is trying to elevate the premium sub-compact segment, and its brand-new 2 Series promises to deliver an unparalleled driving experience. Two versions of this exciting new car were on display in-the-steel here at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 1:40 PM

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Volkswagen is exploring new fuel-saving technology with the Passat BlueMotion Concept, revealed here at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. 

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 1:17 PM

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The impressive Porsche 911 Targa returns today with its official debut at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 1:00 PM

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Paying tribute to the many custom off-road versions of the classic Beetle, known as the baja bug, Volkswagen has unveiled the Dune Concept at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 11:21 AM

Toyota-FT-1-Concept-01-Main-ArtToyota took the wrapper off an exciting new concept car at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. The FT-1 is a stunner! Continue Reading…

 |  Jan 13 2014, 10:11 AM

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Despite the rising cost of fuel and growing concerns about the environment, performance cars are not dead, not yet at least. Catering to true enthusiasts, BMW just fired a double-barrel salvo at the market with its hot new M3 sedan and M4 coupe.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 9:08 AM

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Toyota is making big waves at day one of the 2014 North American International Auto Show. The Japanese company chose Motown as the global stage to unveil its latest concept car, called the FT-1… and what a vehicle it is!

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