2013 Detroit Auto Show
Detroit Welcomes the Newest Models
The annual North American International Auto Show will showcase the state of the art in big pickups. The public will get its first look at General Motors Co.'s new Chevrolet Silverado, as well as Ford Motor Co.'s concept for the next Ford F-150. No wonder stocks of both companies are trading near 18-month highs.
Cars will make big news, too: Toyota Motor Corp. is unveiling a model that hints at the look of its next Corolla, one of the world's best-selling vehicles, while GM will unveil the much-anticipated seventh-generation Corvette
The college basketball player who hit a half-court shot for $20,000 at an Oklahoma City Thunder game last month will be allowed to use the money toward his tuition without losing any athletic eligibility.
Chuck Eddy, who has been a Chrysler dealer for 45 years, has to go back to the time of Jimmy Carter’s White House to recall when he last had a strong mid- size car to sell. That will change, he says, after this morning’s Chrysler sedan unveiling at the Detroit auto show.
Ford Motor Co.’s plan for F-Series pickups to lose as much as 750 pounds seemed like a long shot when the company said it was putting its entire lineup on a diet in 2011. The version of its best-selling truck that’s debuting next week should weigh in close to the goal.
When it came time to trade in her Ford Explorer in September, Svetlana Friedman had a condition: No more basic radio. She wanted a car that could connect to her smartphone, her iPad and her digital life.