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    Cobo Hall expansion reportedly cleared, paving way for NAIAS to stay in Motor City

    It's been a long road with more than its fair share of protracted negotiations and questionable decisions along the way, but the Detroit City Council has finally cleared the path for Cobo Hall to get the much-needed expansion, repairs and ongoing maintenance it's deserved for years. By choosing not ...

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    REPORT: North American International Auto Show likely to move out of Detroit, see other people

    In car-related news that will further disappoint an already reeling city, the chairman of Detroit's North American International Auto Show has gone on record that he is exploring ways to move the event out of the city. The very public battle to expand the show's home, Motown's Cobo Center appears ...

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    Michigan's Oakland County to grab NAIAS from Cobo?

    We can't blame Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson one bit for thinking the North American International Auto Show might be better served by moving locations away from Detroit's troubled Cobo Center. The building itself has been in disrepair for years, with a leaky roof and a poor ...

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    German brands will attend Detroit Auto Show for at least one more year

    Regardless of their displeasure with the cost, size and quality of Cobo Hall in Detroit, executives from BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen have committed to at least one more round of exhibits at the annual North American International Auto Show held at the venue each January. The German automakers ...

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    The Amazingly Stupid Detroit City Council - Autoline on Autoblog with John McElroy

    Nobody reading this blog needs to be told how much trouble Detroit is in. Whether it's the Detroit Three, the city of Detroit, or the greater Detroit area, the story's the same: we're in trouble! One of the very few events that provides positive media coverage for Detroit every year is the North ...

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    GM wants tax incentives to build Volt in Detroit

    Click on the above image for a high-res gallery of the Volt Concept With both hands extended, General Motors has asked Detroit City Council members for tax breaks to ensure the highly-anticipated hybrid electric-powered Chevrolet Volt will be built in their city. This news comes on the heels of GM ...


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