North American International Auto Show

  • Roger Goodell is Overpaid, Says Falcons Wide Reciever Roddy WhiteRoger Goodell is Overpaid, Says Falcons Wide Reciever Roddy White

    February 14 2012 5:40 PM

    After news of Goodell's $20 million deal broke, White took to Twitter to express his feelings.

  • Detroit Auto Show 2012: A Revitalized Detroit Leads to a Revitalized Auto ShowDetroit Auto Show 2012: A Revitalized Detroit Leads to a Revitalized Auto Show

    January 13 2012 1:59 PM

    DETROIT -- As Marc Harlow walked around Detroit's Cobo Center during the first day of the 2012 North American International Auto Show, he saw a different scene from recent years. To Harlow, one of the members of the show's public relations team, the buzz of the Detroit Auto Show had returned amid a brightening global outlook on the automotive industry.

  • Ford Fusion 2013: Mid-Size Sedan a Winner for Blue OvalFord Fusion 2013: Mid-Size Sedan a Winner for Blue Oval

    January 11 2012 9:05 AM

    Judges in the Eyes on Design awards said the Ford Fusion, beating production vehicle finalists the the Cadillac ATS and new BMW 3-Series, looked like an effortless design and appeared more expensive than it really is. Ford gave the Fusion, already a top-seller, a major redesign in an effort to breakthrough stiff mid-size competition from perennial leaders the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord.

  • 2013 Buick Encore: Brand's First Small Luxury Crossover Revealed

    January 10 2012 1:45 PM

    Buick, a GM brand, developed the new Encore to compete at a more upscale level than the Toyota RAV 4 or the Honda CR-V. Buick did not announce pricing for the Encore, but it is expected to be comparable with class products including the Audi Q3 and the BMW X1.

  • Car of the Year: Hyundai Elantra Won't See Sales Boost, But Company Brand EnhancedCar of the Year: Hyundai Elantra Won't See Sales Boost, But Company Brand Enhanced

    January 10 2012 1:25 PM

    Already, Hyundai is selling all the Elantra's it can make, said John Krafcik, the company's North American CEO. But that doesn't mean Hyundai won't leverage the Elantra's Car of the Year award to the benefit of the brand. Krafcik said it's an overall boost to the company's image with consumers, particularly in the small-car segment revealing that Hyundai has top of the line products.

  • Detroit Auto Show 2012: Hyundai Elantra Wins Car of Year, Ford Unveils New Fusion, and MoreDetroit Auto Show 2012: Hyundai Elantra Wins Car of Year, Ford Unveils New Fusion, and More

    January 09 2012 4:32 PM

    The Detroit Auto Show 2012 has been so far a testament to value and design combinations, key elements that deliver winning car products. The Hyundai Elantra kicked off the first day of the North American International Auto Show -- as it's officially called -- Monday with a somewhat surprising win as Car of the Year. The compact Elantra, cited by voting jurors for its low price and high efficiency with 40 miles per gallon, beat the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Passat for the annual honor.

  • Volkswagen e-Bugster Concept Car Unveiled in Detroit (VIDEO)Volkswagen e-Bugster Concept Car Unveiled in Detroit (VIDEO)

    January 09 2012 3:08 PM

    The name e-Bugster is derived from the obvious -- e is for electric, Bug is the nickname of the iconic Beetle, and speedster describes the open-top two seater, the company said.

  • Chevy Code 130R at Detroit Auto Show: GM Looks to Attract Young Buyers With Two Sleek Concepts [PHOTO]Chevy Code 130R at Detroit Auto Show: GM Looks to Attract Young Buyers With Two Sleek Concepts [PHOTO]

    January 09 2012 2:02 PM

    DETROIT -- When Joe Baker was doing research for the new concept car he was designing for Chevrolet, one piece of information stood out. Baker, who designed the Code 130R concept, looked most at United States Census data that said 80 million American consumers are approaching the age of 30.

  • Volkswagen Pins Future on U.S., Unveils 2012 Jetta HybridVolkswagen Pins Future on U.S., Unveils 2012 Jetta Hybrid

    January 09 2012 12:14 PM

    President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America Jonathan Browning told journalists the company will use global resources and a focus on the U.S. is a global (company) priority.

  • Ford Fusion 2013 at Detroit Auto Show: Ford Looks to Take Over Midsize MarketFord Fusion 2013 at Detroit Auto Show: Ford Looks to Take Over Midsize Market

    January 09 2012 11:45 AM

    DETROIT -- Ford chose a fitting venue to make the 2013 version of its midsize Fusion here at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday.

  • 2012 Hyundai Elantra: Why it Won Car of the Year Award2012 Hyundai Elantra: Why it Won Car of the Year Award

    January 09 2012 8:58 AM

    The Elantra beat out other finalists the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Passat to win the honor. The Land Rover Evoque won the truck of the year award. The car and truck of the year awards, in a 19th year, are chosen by 50 automotive journalists. To be eligible, a vehicle must be all new or substantially changed. Finalists for the truck of the year award included the BMW X3, Honda CR-V and the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque.

  • North American Car of the Year: 2012 Hyundai Elantra Wins HonorNorth American Car of the Year: 2012 Hyundai Elantra Wins Honor

    January 09 2012 8:20 AM

    The Elantra beat out competing finalists Volkswagen Passat and the Ford Focus to claim the honor at the open of the 2012 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center. Media days for the Detroit auto show began Monday morning, before it opens to the public on Jan. 14.

  • Detroit Auto Show 2012: Craftsman to Introduce -- a Tractor?Detroit Auto Show 2012: Craftsman to Introduce -- a Tractor?

    January 05 2012 5:07 PM

    Before next week, Craftsman's largest unveiling of a new tractor wasn't very large in scope at all. It certainly wasn't a tractor show with more than 40 introductions. It certainly wasn't an auto show of the same magnitude. It wasn't even open to the public.