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Toyota Maintains Pace, Broadens Scope Of Advanced Environmental Technologies

Toyota Maintains Pace, Broadens Scope Of Advanced Environmental Technologies

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. today announced that it will display the Toyota FT-EV concept on opening Media Day at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), confirming its plan to launch an urban commuter battery-electric vehicle (BEV) by 2012. This announcement, coupled with its compressed natural ... Continue reading

International Car of the Year Awards Announce 2009 Winners

International Car of the Year Awards Announce 2009 Winners

DETROIT, Jan. 10 -- The 13th Annual International Car of the Year Award's (ICOTY) jury presented today the winners of the 2009 International Car and Truck of the Year Awards. Held at the MGM Grand Detroit, the black-tie event hosted more than 500 industry leaders, VIPs, and media on the eve of press week of the North A ... Continue reading

2009 Detroit Auto Show - Four More New Model Introductions Announced

2009 Detroit Auto Show - Four More New Model Introductions Announced

How do you do! NAIAS Crowds to be Introduced to Four More Debuts The list of product debuts continues to grow for the North American International Auto Show 2009 as the world's auto manufacturers and more than 6,000 international journalists are set to converge on Detroit in less than one month. Chevrolet and Kia Added ... Continue reading

Lincoln's New Active Park Assist Available in Mid-2009 on Lincoln MKS Sedan and All-new Lincoln MKT Crossover - VIDEO ENHANCED

Lincoln's New Active Park Assist Available in Mid-2009 on Lincoln MKS Sedan and All-new Lincoln MKT Crossover - VIDEO ENHANCED

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 30, 2008 – The often stressful and frustrating task of parallel parking soon will be as easy as pressing a button for owners of the Lincoln MKS flagship sedan and all-new Lincoln MKT seven-passenger luxury crossover, thanks to an exclusive new technology from Ford Motor Company called Active ... Continue reading

Jonas Brothers to Play Special Concert at 2009 Detroit Auto Show to Support the 2009 Charity Preview

Jonas Brothers to Play Special Concert at 2009 Detroit Auto Show to Support the 2009 Charity Preview

All proceeds from the concert to benefit local area children's charities and organizations DETROIT, Dec. 23, 2008; The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today the Grammy nominated artist, Jonas Brothers, will play a special concert at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena on January 18, 2009 to help raise fu ... Continue reading

2009 Detroit Auto Show: Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT to Debut at NAIAS

2009 Detroit Auto Show: Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT to Debut at NAIAS

- Concept a showcase for future Legacy design - CHERRY HILL, N.J., Dec. 17 -- Subaru of America, Inc., today announced that the Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT will debut at the 2009 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit January 11th. The NAIAS is open to the public January 17 through 25, 2009. Celebrating 20 ... Continue reading

Volvo Engages Orrefors Glassworks for New Concept Car - VIDEO STORY

Volvo Engages Orrefors Glassworks for New Concept Car - VIDEO STORY

Volvo Cars has engaged world-famous Swedish glassworks Orrefors in the work with the company's next concept car, which will be a first taste of the next-generation Volvo S60. The joint creation, a floating centre stack of hand-made Orrefors crystal, will be shown for the first time at the Detroit international motor sh ... Continue reading

2008 North American International Auto Show Final Weekend Features Celebrity Appearances; Amazing Attractions; Prizes, and Fun for the Entire Family

2008 North American International Auto Show Final Weekend Features Celebrity Appearances; Amazing Attractions; Prizes, and Fun for the Entire Family

DETROIT, Jan. 26 -- As the close of the final weekend of the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) draws near, show organizers are encouraging attendees to show up early, wear comfortable shoes and be ready to experience the show's celebrity appearances, interactive attractions and giveaways. Detroit Pist ... Continue reading

Automakers Focus on the Interior

Automakers Focus on the Interior

Washington DC January 24, 2008; The AIADA newsletter reported that at the 2008 International Auto Show in Detroit, automakers are pulling out all the stops to make their vehicle's interiors as eye catching, and comfortable as possible. One of the coolest new dashboard extras, according to the New York Times, is XM Sate ... Continue reading

HUMMER Downsizes HX Concept Along With Gas Consumption - VIDEO STORY

HUMMER Downsizes HX Concept Along With Gas Consumption - VIDEO STORY

DETROIT - January 24, 2008: The HUMMER HX concept may ride similar to its predecessors but there are big differences – including its size and fuel source. The vehicle, which made its debut at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, is smaller than the brand’s current models, measur ... Continue reading

2008 North American International Auto Show Delivers Innovative Design and Green Technology

2008 North American International Auto Show Delivers Innovative Design and Green Technology

DETROIT, Jan. 22 -- Innovative vehicle design and green technologies are major focal points this year at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Vehicles unveiled during the NAIAS 2008 Press Preview reinforced current trends toward fuel economy, environmental impact, sustainability and the impact of th ... Continue reading

2008 North American International Auto Show Welcomes 15,000 Guests, Raises $6 Million for Children's Charities

2008 North American International Auto Show Welcomes 15,000 Guests, Raises $6 Million for Children's Charities

Barenaked Ladies performance added fun, humor and glitz to sell-out black-tie gala DETROIT, Jan. 21 -- The 2008 North American International Auto Show's (NAIAS) annual black-tie Charity Preview on Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 at Cobo Center welcomed a sell-out crowd of 15,000 guests and raised $6 million for children's charit ... Continue reading

2008 Detroit Auto Show - Steve and Thom Wrap-Up

2008 Detroit Auto Show - Steve and Thom Wrap-Up

2008 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW – DETROIT By Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell TheAutoChannel.com Detroit Bureau [Auto Show] STEVE: <meta name= ... Continue reading

Going to 2008 Detroit Auto Show? Make The Auto Channel Your First Stop

Going to 2008 Detroit Auto Show? Make The Auto Channel Your First Stop

Detroit - January 20, 2008: The 2008 North American International Auto Show is better than ever, and because of all the new vehicles (and concepts) that utilize alternative fuels or propulsion systems, if you haven't been to the show for a couple of years, this is the one to not miss. Also, there are more non-regular a ... Continue reading

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