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Detroit 2017: SUVs Dominate, Mostly Made in the U.S.A.


The auto industry is riding high on 4X4 sales, and the Detroit show makes clear that--as long as the cheap gas holds out--it's not messing with the formula.

Front-wheel drive pickups

2017 Honda Ridgeline: The Return of the Front-Wheel-Drive Pickup


It's been 32 years since a front-wheel-drive pickup was available in the United States. Where'd they all go?

In Detroit, Electric Cars on the Turntables--Whether the Public Wants Them or Not

One in three new car sales is now an SUV, but it was plugs that dominated in Detroit. Why, if the public is looking elsewhere? Well, there's a little thing called CAFE, and it means that automakers have to reach 54.5 mpg by 2025. That means electrics and plug-in hybrids.

Despite $2 Gas, Consumers Still Buy Fuel Economy

Bad gas mileage is the second-biggest reason car buyers reject cars they'd otherwise buy, says a new J.D. Power survey. So why is the Detroit show so enamored of huge horsepower?

Fuel Cells in Detroit: Hydrogen's Moment in the Sun

Four automakers--Honda, Toyota, Hyundai and Mercedes--showed hydrogen-based cars at the North American International Auto Show. One even drives itself.
Acura NSX

Ford GT and Acura NSX


In keeping with a Detroit show that largely reflected the two great realities of today’s automobile business – high industry profits and cheap gas – it was only fitting that two, new supercars would formally debut.

Jaguar F-Pace and Jaguar XE

Jaguar XE (And Jaguar F-Pace)


It’s moment of truth time at Jaguar Land Rover. Land Rover SUVs are selling like hotcakes, but Jaguar cars are mostly selling like old cakes left out in the rain. 

Buick Cascada

Buick Cascada


Looking for a four seat convertible? Our blogger Jamie Lincoln Kitman thinks the Buick Cascada might fit the bill. 

Detroit Auto Show 2015: Likes and Dislikes from America’s Car Show

Likes: Hyundai's answer to the El Camino, all the old cars. Dislikes: Misusing the word "coupe", driving with a fish tank. Detroit Auto Show highlights and lowlights, here. 
Mini Superleggera concept car

Mini Superleggera Vision Concept


Our blogger calls the Mini Superleggera Concept "handsome". Tell us what you think, right here. 


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