Detroit Auto Show

Forget Tesla, Volkswagen Is the Automaker I Love

The North American International Auto Show is in full swing in Detroit, but as I mentioned in a recent column, the real "juice" around auto stocks …

Business

The 2018 Detroit Auto Show in pictures

Trucks, SUVs, and glimpses of what lies ahead<p>The Detroit Auto Show has a weirdly duplicitous vibe these days. The biggest companies that attend make sure to talk about things that make them sound future-focused, almost benevolent. They talk openly about autonomy, electrification, and even embracing …

Trucks

Sunday Drive: Tackling the trending trucks from Detroit

Spec-sheet comparison battles galore!<p>Big news always comes out of the Detroit Auto Show, and 2018 was no different. Except that the big news this year was all about big vehicles that sell in even bigger numbers. Big deals, in other words.<p>Fullsize trucks continue to dominate the sales charts in …

Trucks

PPG design head talks about the future of paint at Detroit Auto Show

Jane Harrington dropped by the Roadshow stage to talk about popular paint colors and future finishes with Tim Stevens, and the future looks good.<p>The popularity of paint colors changes all the time. Jane Harrington, head of PPG's design group, stopped by the Roadshow booth at the 2018 Detroit Auto …

High-tech features on new cars drive up auto insurance rates

The gee-whiz gadgets on new cars — the backup cameras, the large touchscreen controls, the blind-spot monitoring — make us all feel a little safer about navigating the roads.<p>But high-tech, advanced safety features come at a fairly steep price, so they're driving up car insurance rates, too.<p>"If …

Transportation

Honda shows off New Insight in Detroit - The Drive

Honda Shows off New Insight to the Public in Detroit<p>Honda's flagship hybrid is back with more mainstream appeal.<p>NAIAS<p>On January 20th, the doors of …

Honda

Next-gen Lamborghini Aventador to get batteries and active aero?

Sportscar makers at the pointy end of class flout what appear to be inevitable business decisions the same way their offerings flout what appear to be inevitable physical limitations. Questions we've asked for years include: How long until Ferrari builds an SUV? (Next year.) How long until …

Autos

As Cars Go Robo, Their Makers Find New Partners

Henrik Fisker spent this year's CES at Booth 3315, standing next to a deep red, curvaceous, quirky electric sedan with doors that pivot like wings. …

Technology

Ford - Hitting The Brakes In 2018

Ford starts the year on a bad note with investors.<p>Not only are capital expenditures revised higher, earnings are seen lower as well, creating a …

Stocks

Jacques: My dad raced for the American dream

My dad pieced together a sports car from scratch in pursuit of forming a company

Detroit

GAC generates some buzz at auto show

Guangzhou Automobile Group Motor Co Ltd (GAC) was a major newsmaker at the North American International Auto Show this week as it announced …

News (China)

Time's up in 2018 for those old, objectifying stereotypes of Detroit auto show models

CLOSE<p>The 2018 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit embodies the variety of vehicles on sale. Not every new idea will find …

Detroit

Ford’s Bullitt trailer is a delightful homage to the best car chase ever filmed

The 50th-anniversary Bullitt Mustang was revealed at the Detroit Auto Show, and it certainly didn’t disappoint muscle car fans and classic movie …

Steve McQueen

BMW to switch Apple CarPlay to subscription service

Apple CarPlay is being offered in more and more vehicles, often as standard equipment. BMW, though, charges for it. BMW currently offers CarPlay as a $300 option on cars equipped with navigation. This will change, though, as <i>The Verge</i> reports the German automaker will switch to a yearly subscription …

Apple

BMW's iNext Electric SUV Shatters Records with a 435-Mile Range

BMW is the next automotive company eager to compete against Tesla for electric vehicle market share. Originally, the idea of creating a powerful …

Electric Vehicles

Marked for death: Detroit ditching cars to mint money off trucks

With lucrative sport utility vehicle and truck sales on the ascent, Detroit automakers are racing to ditch slow-selling cars in favor of the big rigs …

Trucks

Amazon raises some Prime membership fees, Detroit Auto Show wraps

In this week's recap, Amazon Prime's monthly membership costs increase by 18 percent. Meanwhile, the Detroit Auto Show highlights the trucks of the future.

Amazon

Chrysler Is Finally Getting a Crossover - The Drive

Chrysler is Finally Getting a Crossover<p>Better extremely late than never.<p>Rachel Murray/Getty Images for NBCUniversal<p>Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio …

Sergio Marchionne

My Favorite Car At The Detroit Auto Show Was A Joke

This year’s Detroit Auto Show had a big focus on trucks and autonomous crossover concepts, and most of the big stuff was out of the way before the …

Comics

Detroit auto show: Bob Seger, his daughter rock it in Jeeps

CLOSE<p>Mark Phelan guides a tour of the Detroit Auto Show<p>Notwithstanding Chevy trucks' “Like a Rock” campaign, featuring his endearing song, seems that …

Bob Seger

A flaming superhero car and dieting trucks at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show | Ars Technica

It wasn't the most exciting North American International Auto Show on record.<p>DETROIT—Once upon a time, the North American International Auto Show was …

Trucks

How A-Rod’s Message Of Failure Inspired The Spartans [VIDEO]

<i>By: Will Burchfield</i> <br>@burchie_kidA couple weeks ago, Tom Izzo got a phone call.It was Alex Rodriguez. One of the greatest baseball players of all time …

Tom Izzo

PHOTO GALLERY: Cool cars at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

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Portland, OR

Easter Egg In Ram Rebel Picture Might Tease Hellcat-Powered Ram Pickup

2,557<p>Photo via Fiat Chrysler Automobiles<p>Fiat Chrysler Automobiles already has put its Hellcat engine in an SUV, and a pickup might be the next model …

Trucks

PETA protests outside Detroit auto show urging Chrysler dealership not to support Iditarod

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals campaigner Tricia Lebkuecher will make the trek to Alaska in March to protest the treatment of dogs at …

Detroit

Photos from the Detroit auto show's 2018 Charity Preview gala

DETROIT -- Thousands of car lovers and industry insiders got an early look at Detroit auto show Friday night in a swanky gathering at the Cobo Center.<p>…

Michigan

Stocks To Watch: Earnings Season Hits Higher Gear

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to …

Stocks

Aptiv Continued to Shine at Detroit Auto Show, Says Cowen

<b>Aptiv</b> (APTV) an auto parts supplier increasingly participating in <b>autonomous driving</b>, went from a strong showing at the <b>Consumer Electronics Show</b> in …

Electric Vehicles

This Week in Car Buying: Mercedes, BMW mull subscriptions | Kelley Blue Book

German luxury car makers Mercedes-Benz and BMW are mulling over offering subscription services where customers pay a fixed rate to have access to a …

Autos

Detroit Auto Show: Fuel up at more than 25 nearby bars and restaurants

Downtown Detroit's dining scene has hit the accelerator in the past few years, and a visit to the North American International Auto Show is a great …

Restaurants