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    2010 Detroit Auto Show attendance beats '09 by 65k

    The 2009 edition of the Detroit Auto Show was depressing on a variety of levels, ranging from the number of automakers who either pulled out or didn't bring anything new, to the industry's general malaise as a whole. The show was upsetting on a regional level because attendance dropped. Luckily, ...

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    BREAKING: Fire breaks out at Cobo, Detroit Auto Show evacuated

    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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    Video: Reporter gets deservedly dissed by Chrysler model

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    So we found this new website after our trip to the D for the 2010 Detroit Auto Show called Do You Come with the Car? It's written by an anonymous auto show model who, as we speak, is likely standing on a platform in Cobo Hall fielding that very same ...

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    GMC to drop TV, harness the power of the interwebs to market Granite. You know, if it gets built.

    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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    Next-gen Chrysler 300 previewed in auto show video?

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    If you plan on visiting the 2010 Detroit Auto Show when it opens to the public, head to the Chrysler display, specifically the area where they've cordoned off the Chrysler Lancia concept. Behind that rebadged Lancia ...

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    Detroit 2010: Kia channels its inner tattoo artist with limited-edition Shadow Dragon Soul

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    Is the third time really the charm? We'll leave that up to you as Kia has unveiled its third special edition Soul at the Detroit Auto Show, this time featuring automotive tattoos. The 2010 Kia Shadow Dragon Soul is ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #161 - Detroit Auto Show recap

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    It's a North American International Auto Show recap for Episode #161 of the Autoblog Podcast. Chris, Sam and Dan mull the top five of the show before speaking more in depth about some unveilings. The new Chevrolet Aveo gets us ...

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    Detroit 2010: Wrap up

    We've all arrived safely home after our trip to the D for the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. After some much needed sleep, we've assembled this wrap up of our live coverage that you can peruse at a glance. Turns out that, like last year, this year's Detroit show was much smaller in size compared to ...

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    2006 Nissan Urge concept spotted uncovered on trailer

    The 2006 Nissan Urge looks like a dead man walking. The three-year-old concept designed as a Mazda MX-5 competitor was once planned for the market, but then the market got really, really sick and so the roadster was killed. That didn't stop Auto Express from claiming that the Urge would be coming ...

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    Detroit 2010: Caption Contest - What the heck are Bob Lutz and Elon Musk talking about?

    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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    AB's Top Five Introductions from the 2010 Detroit Auto Show

    We love auto show season, mostly for the chance to see all the coolest new cars and concepts that the world's best automakers have to offer. This year at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show, though, there weren't nearly as many new models to point our DSLR lenses at... for rather obvious reasons. As ...

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    Detroit 2010: Audi R8 5.2 FSI coupe, Spyder make brown look good

    Audi R8 5.2 FSI Coupe and Spyder - Click above for high-res gallery
    The V10-powered Audi R8 5.2 FSI is a fantastic car, whether in coupe or convertible form. Heck, it's even great in brown, as proven by the pair of cars on the show floor. It might not be our first color choice for the German ...

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    Detroit 2010: Motor City Maidens

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    This year's 2010 Detroit Auto Show is over, at least for the press, and while some significant vehicles were unveiled, the overall impression we got is that the industry has scaled back. Less debuts combined with smaller and less ...

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    Detroit 2010: CT&T debuts three models, including Multi Amphibious Vehicle

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    CT&T is a Korean company that makes tiny electric cars. You may have read about them on Autoblog Green. And if you did read about about CT&T's current products, you will know that we don't think very much of ...

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    Detroit 2010: Revenge Verde Supercar adds mean to its green

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    U.S.-based Revenge used the 2010 Detroit Auto Show to introduce the world to its Verde Supercar, and we were there with cameras in hand to capture the event on film memory cards. Honestly, we were impressed with the Verde's ...

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    Detroit 2010: California Special kicks off Mustang variants for 2011

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    Ford is wasting no time in releasing a variation of its 5.0-powered Mustang, starting with the California Special for 2011. The GT/CS was last introduced as a 2007 model and featured a unique appearance and wheel package available ...

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    Detroit 2010: Audi e-tron Detroit Concept presages production R4

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    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: Volvo C30 EV silently motors into the Motor City

    Volvo C30 EV Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As expected, Volvo brought along an all-electric C30 hatchback concept to the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. While this isn't a production vehicle at this point, Volvo says the car is a fully drivable prototype with a complete interior, ...

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    Detroit 2010: A closer look at the Mustang's 5.0L V8

    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: Jeep Wrangler Islander and Mountain fill out the range

    2010 Jeep Wrangler Islander – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Few cars are as iconic as the Jeep Wrangler, a vehicle that can trace its heritage directly back to General Patton storming the Third Army up to Messina. Maybe a Porsche 911, maybe. Mini? Not really. Harley-Davidson is ...


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