NAIAS 2012

Detroit Auto Show Gets Highest Attendance Since 2005

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According to Perkins, NAIAS has an economic impact of some $400 million for the city of Detroit and South Eastern Michigan, more than the Super Bowl. Continue Reading...

Detroit Auto Show “Education Day” Showcases Auto Industry Jobs for Students

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Education day, which is co-hosted and sponsored by PNC Bank, in conjunction with the show, includes an hour long “A World of Opportunities” event in which some 225 Detroit Public School pre-K students are provided with PNC “Grow Up Great” educational materials. Continue Reading...

2013 Subaru BRZ Finally Lands in America: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Powered by new generation FA-Series 2.0-liter Boxer four-cylinder, generating 200 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque, the production BRZ boasts one of the lowest centers of gravity of any car currently available Continue Reading...

Audi A8 3.0T, Diesel Coming to America: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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This will mark the first time that either engine has been offered in the A8, though with some 333 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque on tap, the V6 Turbo should prove no slouch. Continue Reading...

Mercedes E400 Hybrid is Built for America: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Rated at 302 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, Mercedes says the E400 Hybrid should deliver approximately 24 miles per gallon in city driving and 31 mpg on the open road. Continue Reading...

Chrysler 700C: The 2022 Town & Country?: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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With minivan sales still a staple part of the Chrysler’s business in North America, yet the segment for the most part suffering from a lack of new investment, perhaps the time has come to reinvent the concept of what a minivan should be. Continue Reading...

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo – More Power, Matte Paint: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Inside, the Veloster Turbo comes with standard heated front seats and dual TFI screens flanking the speedometer and rev counter, designed to keep the driver informed of what’s going on at all times. Continue Reading...

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Now Boasts 348-HP: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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The standard six-speed manual has been updated with improved shifting feel, while both engines on the 2013 model can be teamed with Hyundai’s in-house designed and built eight-speed automatic with a SHIFTRONIC manual mode, activated by steering wheel mounted paddles. Continue Reading...

Lexus LF-LC is “A Sign of Something Big”: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Probably the coolest aspect of all, is the glass roof, which features a cantilevered pillar and glass meeting glass, a design aspect you’d more often find on trendy coffee tables, yet it actually works quite well. Continue Reading...