Detroit Auto Show

The North American International Auto Show — also known as the Detroit Auto Show — used to be the auto show on the planet. After Detroit’s auto industry floundered, though, it lost favor to other global shows in Geneva, LA, and Paris. Now Detroit is fighting back and trying to regain its former glory.

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Detroit Auto Show finally caves to CES, will move to June in 2020

Seeing a steady decrease in eyeballs and attention as CES grows and sucks up everything in its path, the organizers of the Detroit Auto Show have moved the show from January to June starting in 2020 -- and plan to rethink the show entirely.
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The biggest carmakers are sitting out the 2019 Detroit Auto Show

Audi recently announced that they won’t have a presence at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the “motoring capital” of the U.S. The Ingolstadt-based automaker is the latest company to join Mercedes-Benz and…
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Ford turns 2019 Edge into a hot rod with 335-HP ST-edition

The 2019 Ford Edge ST is the first crossover to wear Ford's ST performance badge. It features a 335-hp twin-turbo V6, sportier suspension tuning, and more aggressive styling than the standard Edge.
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Take your first stare into the new Ford Shelby Mustang GT500's eyes

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will return in 2019 with over 700 horsepower, Ford confirmed at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. The GT500 will be the most powerful Ford production car ever.
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How Lamborghini designed the Urus, an SUV that's still unmistakably Italian

After a global unveiling in Dubai, Lamborghini introduces its new Urus SUV at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show. After seeing the world’s fastest SUV in person, Digital Trends speaks with Mitja Borkert – design director for the Lamborghini…
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Kia could follow up the Stinger with a stand-alone performance sub-brand

Kia entered the sports sedan segment last year with the Stinger. The company wants to keep the momentum going, and it told Digital Trends it hasn't ruled out creating a performance sub-brand.
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Ford’s Bullitt trailer is a delightful homage to the best car chase ever filmed

Steve McQueen's granddaughter gets behind the wheel in a parking lot duel to introduce the new 475-horsepower six-speed Ford Bullitt Mustang, using the iconic car chase scene from the movie as its inspiration.
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Trucks, muscle, and futurism: 7 Detroit Auto Show rides we can’t wait to drive

The Detroit Auto Show press days have come and gone, and the reveals this year were quite diverse. Trucks, muscle cars, and high-tech concepts ruled the stage this year, and we’re counting down our favorites.
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Infiniti is the latest automaker to go all-in on electrification

Infiniti will offer a hybrid version of every car it makes by 2021, and launch its first all-electric car that same year. The Nissan luxury brand expects electric cars and hybrids to make up half of its sales by 2025.
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For 2019, the Jeep Cherokee finally takes off its Halloween mask

The Jeep Cherokee is getting a makeover in time for the 2019 model year. Presented at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, the updated model gets substantial design tweaks and mechanical upgrades.
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How the original ‘Bullitt’ Ford Mustang found its way back into the spotlight

One of two 1968 Ford Mustangs used in 'Bullitt' appeared at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show alongside the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt. Here's how that car got out of hiding and made it to the Motor City show stage.
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Lexus' bigger, bolder 2018 LS starts at $75,000

Lexus introduced the new 2018 LS, its flagship model. The fifth-generation LS combines comfort, performance, tech, and features inspired by traditional Japanese culture. It's expected to hit showrooms later this year.
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The limited-edition 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT wants to be a grown-up GTI

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT is a sportier version of VW's midsize sedan, with styling inspired by VW's GTI. It debuts at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show and goes on sale later this year.
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Nissan Xmotion concept looks to stand out from the SUV crowd

The Nissan Xmotion concept debuting at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show offers a glimpse at the styling of the automaker's future SUVs. We think it may preview one SUV model in particular.
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2019 Ram 1500 goes hybrid in an effort to one-up its Detroit rivals

The 2019 Ram 1500 debuted at this week's 2018 Detroit Auto Show with a new look, its first hybrid system, and more tech than ever. Will that be enough to beat rivals Ford and Chevrolet?
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The Honda Insight, one of the original hybrids, returns as an ‘upscale’ sedan

The Honda Insight hybrid will return as what Honda calls an "upscale, stylish five-passenger sedan" in 2018. The revived hybrid will be previewed by a "prototype" at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.
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2019 Ford Ranger pickup aims to make up lost ground with a dose of tech

The 2019 Ford Ranger debuted at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, marking Ford's long-awaited return to the midsize truck segment. But will being late to the party make Ford's job more difficult?
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2019 Volkswagen Jetta is the compact car for hatchback haters

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta debuts at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show with new styling and more tech. It rides on the well-regarded MQB platform used by many of its Volkswagen stablemates.