An unidentified man sporting a camera on his head visits the Mercedes Benz exhibit. Nifty and novel ways to carry, mount and operate cameras are the rage at this year's show.
How many cells does it pack?
Posted 9:30 am U.S. ET, Jan. 14
A fuel cell stack engineered and manufactured by Honda Motor Co. undergoes a close inspection on the show floor. The 2015 industry preview -- dominated by suppliers and the engineering community -- began Wednesday at the show.
Tale of the tape
Posted 3:15 pm U.S. ET, Jan. 13
A journalist measures the cargo area of the redesigned Audi Q7, with the third-row seats folded down.
Can we swing by Subaru?
Posted 6:14 pm U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Two police officers guide bomb-sniffing canines past exhibits during the second day of press previews at the show Tuesday.
Auto show swag: 2015 Edition
Posted 4:51 pm U.S. ET, Jan. 13
A look at all the swag, digital media kits, thumb drives and other material distributed and collected by journalists during the show this week at Cobo.
Posted 2:49 pm U.S. ET, Jan. 13
The undercarriage and drivetrain componentry featured on Ford's 2015 Mustang draws a small group of onlookers Tuesday.
Posted 2:35 pm U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Honda's UNI-CUB B personal mobility device draws a crowd during a demonstration Tuesday.
Marchionne in the House of Land Rover
Posted 1:11 pm U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne scopes out the new diesel-powered Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 on the floor Tuesday. On the future of one of FCA's noted brands, Marchionne had this to say: "Ferrari has all the elements to be considered a luxury-good manufacturer. What we should do with the listing is to entirely develop that notion."
Lincoln's new chief hits the stage
Posted 11:00 am U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Kumar Galhotra, the longtime Ford engineer and product development executive who took the reins of Lincoln last summer, reporting directly to Ford CEO Mark Fields, helped unveil the redesigned Lincoln MKX on Tuesday.
A new coupe for Infiniti
Posted 10:30 am U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Roland Krueger, president of Infiniti Motors, from left, Alfonso Albaisa, executive director of design for Infiniti, and Shiro Nakamura, senior vice president for design at Nissan Motor Corp., with Infiniti's latest concept -- the Q60 coupe -- after its introduction Tuesday.
Ram gets some swagger
Posted 10:15 am U.S. ET, Jan. 13
The latest Ram pickup -- the Rebel -- is unveiled Tuesday with assistance from Bob Hegbloom, president and CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Ram Truck brand. Raising the ante in the big pickup fuel-economy wars, FCA officials said Tuesday they re-certified a version of the Ram EcoDiesel pickup, bumping the fuel economy from 20 mpg city to 21 mpg and from 28 mpg highway to 29 mpg. The truck's combined rating has also climbed 1 mpg to 24 mpg. Ford’s highest rated F-150 is the 2.7 EcoBoost model rated at 19 mpg city, 26 mpg highway and 22 combined. General Motors' 2015 Chevrolet Silverado V-6 has EPA ratings of 18 mpg city, 24 highway and 20 mpg combined.
Posted 8:30 am U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Shutterbugs swarm Infiniti's Q60 Concept after its unveiling today. The premium sports coupe will go into production in 2016.
The general and 2 lieutenants gather at FCA
Posted 9:00 am U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, from left, Jeep CEO Mike Manley and Reid Bigland, head of Alfa Romeo North America, before the Ram presentation Tuesday.
Nifty Acura NSX press kit hits eBay
Posted 8:21 am U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Acura introduced the production version of the NSX on Monday at the North American International Auto Show and the spiffy press kit already is for sale. It features a metal model of the car along with a jump drive with all the photos and press materials. Three of the four kits listed on eBay sold Monday for prices ranging from $85 to $199. Two more kits were available on eBay Tuesday morning.
Morning leaflets with a message
Posted 7:51 am U.S. ET, Jan. 13
A labor organizer from the UAW's international headquarters in Detroit greeted auto show visitors Tuesday morning with leaflets criticizing labor practices at Nissan Motor Corp.'s assembly plant in Canton, Miss. The UAW has been attempting to organize the Canton plant for the past year. The union is critical of Nissan's use of temporary workers at the plant, a common practice across the industry. On Monday, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn unveiled a new-generation 2016 Titan pickup that will be produced in Canton.
The Gov and the CEO
Posted 10:05 am U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Ford CEO Mark Fields shows off the Ford GT supercar -- making note of its more than 600 hp from an EcoBoost engine -- to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. The politician has been hobbled by an injury sustained after a workout, and toured the show floor in a golf cart.
Nissan's shifter shifts
Posted 1:17 pm U.S. ET, Jan. 13
One change on the new Nissan Titan that's near and dear to many American drivers: More room in the center console for "everyday storage" and other stuff. To do this, Nissan abandoned the gated shifter (pictured at left) on the outgoing pickup in favor of a column setup. Gary Schoenborn, a Nissan Technical Center manager, says the move came after considerable internal debate. The result, he says, is "largest in segment" storage space.
Cadillac torques up
Posted 12:45 pm U.S. ET, Jan. 13
Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen introduces the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V -- the most powerful product in the brand's history -- Tuesday. It will launch in late summer with 640 horsepower, 630 lb-ft of torque and a top speed of 200 mph. "Cadillac will only begin firing on all cylinders when we have fixed all the gaps in our product portfolio," de Nysschen told journalists.
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