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    BREAKING: Fire breaks out at Cobo, Detroit Auto Show evacuated
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    Instant gratification can be an amazing thing, a fact evidenced once again by the always-on-top-of-things nature of Twitter. Apparently, Detroit Auto Show attendees were evacuated from Cobo Hall a short time ago after a reported electrical fire broke out at the Audi exhibit. Says the official ...

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    GMC to drop TV, harness the power of the interwebs to market Granite. You know, if it gets built.
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    GMC Granite concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    GMC has always been General Motors' truck and SUV marque, but the brand could break new ground if it decides to build a small urban vehicle based on the Granite concept from the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. The Granite would likely be ...

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    Detroit 2010: Caption Contest - What the heck are Bob Lutz and Elon Musk talking about?
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    Bob Lutz has been an important guy in the auto industry since before most of us were born. Elon Musk is the reason your eBay transactions go so smoothly (he was the co-creator of PayPal). Together, they don't seem to make much of a team. Well, they wouldn't make much of a match if Musk weren't ...

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    Detroit 2010: Audi e-tron Detroit Concept presages production R4
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    Audi e-tron Detroit Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you're wondering what the likelihood of Audi building a production version of its new e-tron Detroit Concept Car (yes, that's really its official designation), our sources at Audi indicate that a version of the coupe is ...

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    Detroit 2010: A closer look at the Mustang's 5.0L V8
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    Ford's 5.0L V8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While Ford might not be pulling out all the stops here in Detroit to promote its updated Mustang like it did for the 2010 model year, the 2011 model's improvements are just as significant, if not more. The new 305 horsepower, 30 mile ...

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    Detroit 2010: Cadillac commits to V- or Platinum editions for all models, CTS-V wagon all but certain
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    2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At this morning's XTS Platinum and CTS-V Coupe debut here at the Detroit Motor Show, newly appointed brand manager Bryan Nesbitt announced to the media that that all Cadillac models will receive V-Series and Platinum models. ...

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    Detroit 2010: BMW Z4 sDrive35is looks far more entertaining than its name
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    2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're not sure why BMW is reticent to put forth a new Motorsports model of its Z4 folding hardtop convertible, but it has effectively introduced such a model in all but name here at the Detroit Auto Show. Inscrutably dubbed Z4 ...

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    Detroit 2010: Cadillac CTS-V Coupe might just be our best-of-show [w/VIDEO]
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    2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Yup, we just saw the 2010 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe in the flesh and... do want. Let's make that double do want. Why? We think it's glorious looking, and with the possible exception of the Pontiac Solstice, the CTS Coupe is among ...

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    Detroit 2010: Anti-Tea Party Protesters make their voices heard in the cold
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    While sucking down one of our favorite stimulants in the frigid air outside Cobo Hall, we heard a lone voice across the street scream, "Screw the tea-baggers!" Naturally, we had to investigate. Unlike the Tea Party protesters assembling outside General Motors' Renaissance Center to voice their ...

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    Detroit 2010: GMC Acadia Denali piles on the frosting
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    2011 GMC Acadia Denali – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Nearly lost in the hubbub at this morning's GMC-Buick press conference here at the Detroit Auto Show was GMC's new-for-2011 Acadia Denali. This is the first time that GMC has extended its upscale Denali trim to a crossover, but ...

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    Detroit 2010: Ford sweeps North American Car and Truck of the Year awards for 2010
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    Mark Fields, Ford's President of the Americas, accepts the hardware from Tony Swan of Car and Driver
    For just the third time in the 17-year history of the North American Car and Truck of the Year, one manufacturer has taken home both pieces of etched glass. Ford's 2010 Fusion Hybrid and Transit ...

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    Report: Cadillac XTS production to start at Oshawa in early 2012
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    Detroit-bound Cadillac Concept Teaser - Click above to enlarge
    Early next Tuesday morning, Cadillac will unveil a concept version of its new XTS flagship at the Detroit Auto Show. A report from Canada's CTV now says that production of the XTS will begin at General Motors' Oshawa, Ontario assembly ...

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    Hyundai Equus on track for States in 2010, name still undecided
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    Hyundai Equus – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai spokesman Dan Bedore has confirmed to Autoblog that while a version of its home-market Equus is on the way to North America in 2010, the Korean automaker still hasn't decided what the car will be named when it arrives. The ...

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    GM exec confirms Cadillac XTS, GMC Granite, Chevrolet Aveo RS for Detroit via Twitter
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    2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The North American International Auto Show is typically the big show for Detroit-based automakers and 2010 appears to be no different for General Motors. Chris Preuss, GM's vice president of communications, has hit Twitter ...

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    REPORT: GM to show Chevy Orlando-based GMC Granite and hi-po Buick Regal in Detroit
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    GMC Granite will share a platform with the 2011 Chevrolet Orlando shown above
    It seems as though it's just about impossible to keep an embargo in place these days. A Canadian outlet just spilled the beans on a couple of GM reveals set for Detroit next month. They say they were invited to a sneak ...

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    Detroit Preview: BMW Concept ActiveE set to amp up 1 Series
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    BMW Concept ActiveE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Six months into its Mini E field test program, BMW is getting ready for phase two of its electric vehicle development. At the Detroit Auto Show next month, the Bavarian automaker will introduce its Concept ActiveE which brings ...

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    REPORT: January's Detroit Auto Show to be loaded up with political VIPs
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    After General Motors and Chrysler required a combined $80 billion in government assistance to keep their doors open, many speculated that Uncle Sam would want to keep a hand in the carmaking cookie jar. While it is debatable how much control (a lot) the White House and Congress have over the ...

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