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Forget Christmas – Detroit is Getting Ready for an Auto Show

Forget Christmas – Detroit is Getting Ready for an Auto Show

Every year it seems as if Christmas decorations and music creep earlier and earlier into the season before it. You know it’s getting bad when some Christmas items end up on store shelves before Halloween costumes are even fully set up. Well, it seems as if the same thing is happening in Detroit, but it’s […]

 Whitney Russell

6 Auto Shows to Anticipate in 2022

6 Auto Shows to Anticipate in 2022

In light of current events, many of this year’s auto shows have been canceled, delayed, or rescheduled. Despite the uncertainty of 2021, we can still hope for a more “normal” 2022 as far as these car-themed displays go. Here are six auto shows that are currently set for 2022, so you can begin making tentative […]

 Aaron Widmar

Classic Car Cruise-In Checklist: What to Bring to a Show

Classic Car Cruise-In Checklist: What to Bring to a Show

Few pastimes are more rewarding for auto enthusiasts than driving through the neighborhood in a classic car and showing it off at a local cruise-in. Festivals, restaurants, dealerships, and community groups across the United States sponsor cruise-ins throughout the year — and you probably have one going on this month in your community! If you’re still […]

 Aaron Widmar

A Brief History of the Woodward Dream Cruise, Detroit’s Classic Car Convention

A Brief History of the Woodward Dream Cruise, Detroit’s Classic Car Convention

Ever since the official 1995 inaugural event, numerous people have gathered in Detroit to cruise in their classic cars down Woodward Avenue every August. Unofficially, though, Woodward has been part of car culture and its predominance in the Motor City for decades. With an average attendance of 1.5 million people every year (according to data reported by […]

 Kyle Johnson

Detroit Smart Parking Lab Opens in September

Detroit Smart Parking Lab Opens in September

Ford Motor Company is teaming up with Bedrock, Bosch, and the State of Michigan to launch a first-of-its-kind testing space in Detroit next month. The all-new Detroit Smart Parking Lab officially opens in September at Bedrock’s Assembly Garage, offering a space for innovators to craft the future of parking. Ford Continues to Lead the Way: […]

 Caleb Cook

Detroit to Host Concours d’Elegance of America Auto Event in 2022

Detroit to Host Concours d’Elegance of America Auto Event in 2022

Detroit’s calendar of fall 2022 auto events is filling up fast. The latest example: the annual Concours d’Elegance of America, which will be moving into the heart of the city from its former home in suburban Plymouth, Michigan. Get to Know the GMC Sierra 1500: An overview of this premium truck’s trim levels Wards Auto […]

 Amanda Drago

AAA Survey Finds Autonomous Cars Make Drivers Feel Less Safe

AAA Survey Finds Autonomous Cars Make Drivers Feel Less Safe

AAA and Harvard conducted a survey to determine drivers’ thoughts toward self-driving vehicles. They discovered that a significant number of drivers feel less safe knowing that autonomous test cars are on the road. Choosing a Reliable Vehicle: Mitsubishi models earned top safety ratings What were the results of the survey? Currently, 38 states along with […]

 Kyle Johnson

Ford is America’s Top Automaker for Hourly Employment

Ford is America’s Top Automaker for Hourly Employment

Ford Motor Company busted out its American flag and waved it all over the place Friday, announcing that it topped the American auto industry for hourly employment in America once again. Ford says that it employs more than 57,000 UAW-represented employees in America and supports more than one million American jobs. ‘Murica? ‘Murica. So much […]

 Richard Bazzy

Study Shows Drivers Ready for the Electric Ford F-150

Study Shows Drivers Ready for the Electric Ford F-150

We know for certain that the all-electric Ford F-150 will head to production by mid-2022, putting Ford’s bestselling F-Series at the forefront of the electric pickup truck revolution. According to a new study from Cox Automotive, drivers are ready and expect Ford to lead the way. Ford’s Latest EV: The Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition […]

 Daniel DiManna

New Sitcom About the Auto Industry is Heading to NBC

New Sitcom About the Auto Industry is Heading to NBC

Let’s face it: pretty much every topic under the sun has had a sitcom made about it. From family dramas and sci-fi stories to shows set in airports, bars, offices, and hospitals, it seems like sitcoms have covered almost everything. But what about a story centered on the auto industry? Turns out NBC is currently […]

 Caleb Cook

2021 Chicago Auto Show Postponed Until Spring

2021 Chicago Auto Show Postponed Until Spring

The Chicago Auto Show has joined a long list of automotive industry events postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Buying Your First Vehicle? Check out these tips on how to find the car that’s right for you Earlier this month, the annual car show’s organizers announced that the event would not be held in February as […]

 Kyle Johnson

Ford May Have Shown F-150 Hybrid at Canceled Auto Show

Ford May Have Shown F-150 Hybrid at Canceled Auto Show

A report suggests that had the Detroit Auto Show gone ahead next month as planned, Ford may have used the show to debut its F-150 hybrid or all-electric F-150. Ford Motor Company was a part of the push to move the annual North American International Auto Show from January to June. That move, originally scheduled […]

 Morgan Pritchett

Kia Telluride Named Best Interior Under $50K by Autotrader

Kia Telluride Named Best Interior Under $50K by Autotrader

Praise for the Kia Telluride is coming in strong in 2020, with the large SUV achieving a Top Safety Pick Rating from the IIHS, winning the ALG Design Innovation Award for Overall Design and Execution, and winning two awards from MotorWeek and the Midwest Automotive Media Association at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show. The latest […]

 Kyle Johnson

Autotrader Awards 2020 Lincoln Corsair for Superior Interior

Autotrader Awards 2020 Lincoln Corsair for Superior Interior

The new 2020 Lincoln Corsair exemplifies the brand’s concept of Quiet Flight with its serene and sumptuous cabin. Autotrader tipped its proverbial hat to the new small luxury SUV by naming it one of its 10 Best Car Interiors Under $50,000, calling attention to the high-end commonalities it shares with kin like the Navigator and […]

 DeAnn Owens

General Motors Designer Inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

General Motors Designer Inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

On July 23, Helene Rother will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. Rother, the first woman to achieve a career as an automotive designer, got her start at General Motors in 1943, after working for Marvel Comics as an illustrator. Drive Away in a Winner: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray named 2020 North American Car […]

 Catherine Hiles

Auto123.com Names Ram 1500 2020 Truck of the Year

Auto123.com Names Ram 1500 2020 Truck of the Year

Each year, the bilingual car website Auto123.com chooses the best vehicles in Canada in a variety of categories. This year, the website named the Ram 1500 its 2020 pickup truck of the year. “A renewed design and an interior worthy of a luxury car in the higher trims; the Ram is the most attractive offering […]

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FCA Foundation Supports Students in Detroit with $1.6 Million in Educational Grants

FCA Foundation Supports Students in Detroit with $1.6 Million in Educational Grants

Educational grants, totaling $1,650,000, are on their way to help students in the Detroit-area. The charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the FCA Foundation, has awarded grants to 17 organizations dedicated to enriching the lives of students through programs, curriculum, and activities implemented in the classroom, on the weekend, during summer and after the school […]

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Rumor: Bronco to Debut in November at LA Auto Show

Rumor: Bronco to Debut in November at LA Auto Show

We’ve spent the last two years and 10 months waiting with baited breath for our first glimpse of the Ford Bronco. We’ve also spent the past 22 months waiting for a clear look at the Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV formerly known as the Mach 1. When, we ask, will we see these vehicles, Ford? When? […]