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    Detroit 2010: Mercedes-Benz E-Class Convertible promises four-season topless motoring
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    2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabrio – Click above for high res-image gallery
    We've been friendly with the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class since its introduction. As much as we liked the sedan, we enjoyed the Coupes even more so. That stated, it would figure that we're going to really dig the new ...

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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: Toyota FT-CH a younger, cheaper brother for the Prius
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    Toyota FT-CH live unveiling – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota brought a downstream version of the small hybrid Lexus LF-CH concept that was unveiled in Frankfurt to the Detroit Auto Show today. The FT-CH Concept – teased a few weeks ago – not only offers small ...

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    Detroit 2010: Volkswagen New Compact Coupe concept [w/video]
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    Volkswagen New Compact Coupe concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It might be cold consolation to those of us desperate for a Scirocco in the States, but the Volkswagen Compact Coupe Concept has the potential to fill that particular hatch-shaped hole in our hearts – with a ...

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    Detroit 2010: Regal GS concept seeks to reignite Buick's performance fire [w/video]
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    Buick Regal GS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Is the Buick Regal GS the most important "maybe" of the 2010 Detroit Auto Show? It's been more than two decades since performance enthusiasts cared about Buick in any meaningful way. The car at that time was the now legendary Buick ...

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    Detroit 2010: GMC Granite takes Professional Grade in a new direction [w/video]
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    GMC Granite concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Feast your eyes on the next Pontiac Vibe GMC Granite concept. We have to wonder if this car was originally designed to slot into Pontiac lineup before that brand was axed, as it doesn't really seem to fit into the Professional ...

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    Detroit 2010: Next-gen Ford Focus a C-segment savior [w/video]
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    Next-gen Ford Focus live unveiling – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's taken far too long, but an all-new Ford Focus has arrived and we've just seen it in the metal here at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. Complete with a new platform, new engine, some shapely sheetmetal and a host of ...

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    Detroit 2010: LaHood says Volt "obviously the kind of green car Americans are looking for"
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    The 2010 Detroit Auto Show kicked off this morning with a positive little speech by United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. Speaking about the coming electrification of the automobile, he said that "this is what the American people want." When asked how much money the government ...

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    Detroit 2010: Chrysler 300 S6 and S8 are reminders of Mopar magic
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    Chrysler 300 S8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Chrysler made one of the past decade's strongest design statements with the 2005 introduction of the 300. The rear-wheel-drive sedan with blocky styling was a knockout with both the general consumer and, maybe more specifically, the ...

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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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    Detroit 2010: Chrysler Lancia might be a look into the future
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    Chrysler Lancia – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You are looking at... well, no one at the Chrysler booth seemed to know exactly what this is. They didn't even have a proper name for it. But that tiny little fact will not be stopping us. You are looking at what they call a Chrysler ...

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    Detroit 2010: Mercedes-Benz sculpture is the future of the CLS, Terminator 2 style
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    Mercedes-Benz Sculpture – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first concept to be officially unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show is this, a sculpture by Mercedes-Benz that foretells the future of its vehicles – and specifically the CLS. From the SLS AMG-inspired fascia to the ...

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    Detroit 2010: DADA president Bill Perkins feeling confident about the big show
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    Over the past 18 months, auto shows around the world have taken a huge hit as the economic melt-down has caused a collapse in sales and automakers have tried slashing spending. Many of us in the business of writing about cars have wondered if the age of the big auto show is drawing to a close. ...

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    Volkswagen Compact Coupe "concept" blends sport and hybrid
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    New Compact Coupe concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Volkswagen Touareg hybrid is now just a few months away from production, but the crew in Wolfsburg are staying busy by cranking out small concept vehicles with hybrid powertrains. The latest that debuts here at the Detroit ...

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    Next-Gen Ford Focus unveiled! U.S. and Euro models finally united
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    Next-gen Ford Focus – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As we begin 2010, it looks like the compact C-segment is shaping up to be one of the most highly competitve segments in the auto industry. The Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, VW Golf and Jetta, along with the new Chevrolet Cruze are ...

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    Ford launching nine engines and six transmissions by the end of 2010
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    2010 is shaping up to be an extremely busy year for Ford's powertrain engineering and manufacturing teams. By the end of this year, the folks in Dearborn will have launched nine engines and six transmissions that are all-new or substantially redesigned. Several of these combinations have already ...

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    Dodge announces upgraded lineup for 2010 including Nitro Detonator
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    2010 Dodge special edition models – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A few weeks ago, everyone, including us, was wondering when The Chrysler Group was going to have anything new to show us at next week's Detroit Auto Show. You can look at the latest news about potential Ram models, ...

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    Detroit Preview: Jeep to unveil Wrangler Islander and Mountain trims, plus Liberty Renegade
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    2010 Jeep Wrangler Islander – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Jeep is poised to release a trio of special edition vehicles next week at the Detroit Auto Show; two based on the iconic Wrangler platform and a third based on the Liberty. As much as we'd love to tell you about some ...

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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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