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    VIDEO: Sneak Peak at 2010 Cadillac SRX
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    We're technically embargoed from telling you anything about the new 2010 SRX, but that hasn't stopped Cadillac from releasing a teaser video on YouTube of the new wreath and crest CUV sliding around in the snow. Set to replace the current SRX that didn't ...

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    Ford to reveal "another chapter in the Mustang story" in Detroit
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Ford Mustang With most of the attention at the LA Auto Show given to the Mustang, you'd think Ford would ride that wave of publicity as long as it could. However, it appears that Ford will be making more Mustang news before the 2010s even hit the ...

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    Volvo teases S60 Concept ahead of Detroit Auto Show
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    Volvo sales have been flat-out tanking in the U.S., as Swedish metal moved in September 2008 at a 51% lower rate than it did in the same month of 2007. New product should help Ford's (for now) Swedish unit reverse that precipitous slide, ...

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    2009 North American Car and Truck of the Year contenders announced
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    The 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is looming ever closer, which means the process to choose the 2009 North American Car and Truck of the Year has begun. The organization behind the very prestigious awards has trotted out the list of semi-finalists for both awards, which ...

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    Best Kept Secret at the Detroit Auto Show - Autoline with John McElroy
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    John McElroy is host of the TV program "Autoline Detroit". Every week he brings his unique insights as an auto industry insider to Autoblog readers. The Detroit auto show gets unbelievable international coverage from thousands of journalists, and they're all hoping to come out of the show with ...

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    Hyundai Genesis gets new grille just for Detroit, what gives?
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    click above to view more high-res images of different Genesis grilleWhen the production version of the Hyundai Genesis was revealed, debate over its styling was a hot topic. Of particular interest to commenters was the grille, dubbed the "Klingon forehead" by some of you, which has a vertical ...

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    Detroit 2008: EyesOn Design Awards favor Cadillac
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    click above to view more high-res live shots of the Cadillac CTS Coupe ConceptOne bit of news we passed over on the way out the door of COBO Hall on Tuesday was the winners of this year's EyesOn Design Awards at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. There are four awards given away each year, including Best ...

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    Detroit Auto Show: The Final Wrap-Up
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    The 2008 North American International Auto Show press preview has drawn to a close, and now it's time for the public to have its turn in Cobo. As they throw open the doors to the masses, we wanted to give you another opportunity to check out all the concepts and production vehicles that debuted ...

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    Detroit 2008: Michelin Challenge Design winners
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    Click image for high res gallery of the competitors.Michelin hosts its annual Michelin Challenge Design (design challenge?) to help young designers and their hot designs get some recognition. The emphasis is on innovative thinking, both on the technical and style side. While the challenge doesn't ...

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    Detroit 2008: Mercedes SLK looking a bit SLicKer for '09
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    click above for high res media and live images of the new SLKMercedes Benz showed off its newly-restyled-for-'09 SLK350 (closed roof) and SLK55 AMG (open roof) in Detroit this week. While the platform remains the same, the cars feature restyled noses and tails that bring the mini roadster into line ...

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    Detroit Diversion: The Scion xD toy crane
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    Click image to see the Five Axis Scion xD Toy Crane in actionThose of you who attend your local auto show every year know that the Scion booth is always loaded with free swag for showgoers. This year, in addition to the free goodies at the desk (knit beanies, a DJ mix CD), we noticed a line of ...

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    Detroit 2008: Hang Ten with Tang Hua
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    Click above for mini gallery of high-res hilaritySister site AB Green did a post on the Tang Hua clan yesterday, but we had to get in on the fun, too. A trio of bright yellow Dr. Suess-mobiles are being displayed by the Chinese company in the basement of COBO. As you might imagine, Chinese cars ...

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    Detroit 2008: Up close with the Corvette ZR1
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    click above for a gallery of gorgeous high-res Corvette ZR1 images We've had a few looks now at the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. First we were introduced to GM's new supercar at the Michigan Design Center last week, then again at the GM Style event just before the show, and yesterday we observed ...

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    Detroit 2008: Fresh faces from Motor City
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    click above for a high-res gallery of fresh faces from DetroitDetroit upheld the tradition of auto shows employing numerous pretty faces to keep the journalists focused on the right product at the right time. It seems the Italian marques are the ones using this tactic most egregiously (Lamborghini ...

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    Detroit 2008: The Definitive Desktop Wallpaper Gallery
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    Click the image above for dozens of wallpaper for your desktop We've spent the first two days of the 2008 Detroit Auto Show going full throttle - attending press conferences, photographing vehicles, and posting non-stop. The only problem is that thousands of other journalists are doing the same, ...

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    Detroit 2008: Geely FC makes an argument for Chinese cars
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    click above to view more images of the Geely FCOf all the Chinese automakers in attendance this year at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Geely is the only one with cars we believe could actually be sold in the U.S. We have no idea if its new FC sedan, which debuted in China just five months ago, would ...

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    Detroit 2008: Bentley factory artisans demonstrate their craft
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    click above to view more images of Bentley's artisans at work We love Bentleys because of their exquisite sheetmetal and meticulously crafted interiors, but few understand the incredible amount of work it takes to make a Bentley a world class GT. We were able to spend a few minutes with a couple ...

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    Detroit 2008: Chrysler 300C Hollywood limo
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    click above for more high-res images of the Chrysler 300C Hollywood limoDespite no longer being owned by Daimler, Chrysler LLC's display area at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is still right across the aisle from its former parent company. That means the Chrysler 300C ...

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    Detroit 2008: Getting intimate with the Glass Roof Mustang
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    click above for high-res images of the Ford Mustang Glass TopProbably the last thing the world needs is another Mustang variant, but Ford's got to keep its retro pony mobile relevant. So after offering the coupe, releasing a convertible and then making eleventeen bazillion different versions to ...

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    Detroit 2008: Corvette ZR1 chassis display
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    As gorgeous as the 2009 Corvette ZR1 may be on the outside, it's what is under the skin that gets our blood pumping. Fortunately, GM stripped down its new supercar to the bare essentials and put it on display here at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. You can access our gallery of ZR1 chassis photos by ...

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