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    Autoblog Podcast #110

    It's been snowy. We have day jobs. We're feverishly preparing for Detroit. All excuses, as none will mask the fact that Episode #110 of the Autoblog Podcast is a couple days late. It's a pre-Detroit extravaganza, as Chris and Sam discuss what's going to be worth seeing at the recession-quieted ...

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    Event Alert: January Calendar of Automotive Events

    This year's Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) should be even bigger than last year despite dropouts
    Thanks to your suggestions, last month we added a Google Calendar after the jump so you can bookmark it and constantly receive updates as we add them. We appreciate all of your input and hope you find our ...

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    Dropouts be Damned: NAIAS insists Cobo expansion still needed

    The future is looking bleak for the North American International Auto Show, with automakers dropping out like hippies. Nissan and Infiniti were just two among the hoards of car manufacturers – including Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Rolls-Royce, Land Rover and Ferrari as well as Porsche – that ...

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    AutoWeek picks Best of Show and honors others from Detroit

    Here's a way to create content long after an auto show has ended, dream up a list of editorial favorite picks. Well, what the hell, we might as well be meta and report on the anti-news. Here we go blithely. AutoWeek handed out its Editors' Choice awards for the North American International Auto ...

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    Detroit Auto Show: The Final Wrap-Up

    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 Auto Show 2008: What's happened so far... part deux

    Monday has come and gone at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and while it wasn't quite as big a showing as the kickoff on Sunday, there were still plenty of things to love and loathe here in Detroit. We've assembled all of the reveals and their associate galleries below, ...

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    Detroit 2008: BMW announces M3 pricing

    Click the image above for plenty of high-res pics.If you've got a hankering for a V8-powered, carbon fiber-roofed über 3-series, BMW has finally named its price for the M3 coupe and sedan. $57,275 will buy you entry into the M3 Coupe, and bargain hunters willing to settle for an extra pair of ...

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    Detroit 2008: Kia Borrego arrives at the wrong time

    click above for more high-res live shots of the 2009 Kia BorregoPerhaps the biggest news about the Kia Borrego is that it marks the introduction of a V8 to the Korean automaker's powertrain arsenal. On the other hand, maybe we're just power-addled. Lobbing an entry into the midsize-SUV arena, Kia ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #84

    We're back from the holidays with Autoblog Podcast episode #84. Kicking things off, we review what's been in John, Damon, and Alex's parking spots in the Autoblog Garage. After a Mazda CX7/CX9-Honda Fit-Audi S5-lovefest, we're on to real happenings. Things are ratcheting up as we head into the ...

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    Execs say Buick to get more "bold", "dramatic"

    Through the success of the Enclave, Buick has discovered that nicely designed, well-built, high content vehicles sell. Being the first Buick in a long time to log advance orders, GM thinks it might be onto something with the Enclave formula. That recipe consists of bolder styling than past Buicks, ...

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    Detroit 2008: Something "stunning" coming from Audi

    Following our report last month, Audi has confirmed it will be showing two new cars at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month. Although Audi is mute on what those two cars will be, one is reportedly a "stunning" new concept car; the second being a new production model ...

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    Detroit 2008: Automotive X-Prize entries coming to Cobo

    The New York Auto Show in March will provide the official venue to launch the Automotive X-Prize contest, but all 43 entrants will be making an advanced appearance next month in Detroit at the North American International Auto show. The teams vying for the Auto X-Prize have to bring a combination ...

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    Five Chinese cars coming to Detroit Auto Show

    The North American International Auto Show organizers may have lost Porsche for 2008 but it looks like they have picked up five Chinese manufacturers. Sounds like a reasonable trade doesn't it? Or not! The Detroit Auto Dealers Association won't confirm which companies will be displaying their ...

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    No Stuttgart snacks for you: Porsche ditches Detroit auto show

    When the North American International Auto Show opens up its doors in Detroit this January, one automaker will be noticeable absent from the party. Porsche has decided that its marketing dollars are better spent on "direct customer contact," according to Tony Fouladpour, Porsche's N.A. ...

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    Detroit Auto Show: Detroit News Readers' Choice Awards

    Every year The Detroit News assembles a panel of readers to judge the NAIAS cars for the Readers' Choice Awards. The 100-member group has spoken for the 2007 show and, for the most part, the results are predictable. We won't spoil the "Best of Show" winner for you, but you can be sure it wasn't ...

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    Detroit Auto Show: Ford Airstream Concept

    click above image to view high-resolution gallery of 22 pics!WHOA, This thing conjures up images of caffeine and nicotine fueled road trips, the KTel 8-track banging away with the requesite matchbook jammed in there to keep it operating smoothly. The nose says Econoline quite clearly, while the ...

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    Bus money now available for NAIAS field trips

    One year when I was in school we took a field trip to a farm. Cows are great. Between two buns with cheese. Had I only grown up nearer Detroit, I could have been taking field trips to the Detroit auto show. Cars are cool. Especially for eighth graders. Even without cheese.To make it easier, and ...

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    4-door Jaguar concept set for Detroit debut

    We have absolutely no information on this Jaguar concept that's scheduled to debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit except for the image you see above. What we can tell is that it has four doors and an Aston Martin-like set of taillamps. Oh, and the gauges glow blue. Is it a ...

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    GM tempting the paparazzi in Detroit

    Perhaps looking to shake their conservative image, GM is calling all of their A (and maybe a few B, C and D) -list friends to help ring in the New Year at next month's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. It's all part of GM's celebrity car fashion show that they'll host along ...

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    Editorial: Will DCX's move taking Jeep 'out of the woods' dilute the brand?

    The Jeep Compass, arguably the 2006 North American International Auto Show's leading whipping boy has been outed (along with company's upcoming Patriot twin) by James Healey at the USA Today as potentially damaging brand extensions. The two vehicles are based on the DaimlerChrysler's ...


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