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Daily News Briefs: April 18, 2012


Here's what we have our eye on today: A shortage on auto resin, used for brake and fuel lines, could take months to mend, Reuters reports. Evonik Industries, whose German plant suffered an explosion on March 31, said the damaged

Daily News Briefs: April 18, 2012

By Kelsey Mays  on April 18, 2012

Here's what we have our eye on today: A shortage on auto resin, used for brake and fuel lines, could take months to mend, Reuters reports. Evonik Industries, whose German plant suffered an explosion on March 31, said the damaged

Ford Never Considered a Production Interceptor

By David Thomas  on July 10, 2007

One of the surprise hits of last year’s Detroit auto show was the Ford Interceptor concept. The large sedan could take on the Chrysler 300C in terms of rear-wheel-drive, muscular sedans. It was over-the-top, aggressive and people really liked it.

2008 Porsche Cayenne Photo Gallery

By David Thomas  on February 23, 2007

Porsche unveiled a slightly restyled and more powerful Cayenne, Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo at the Detroit auto show in January. Today we found a bevy of new photos from Porsche that weren’t available the day we broke the news

Detroit Auto Show on NBC Sunday

By David Thomas  on January 19, 2007

What do you do when you’re competing against two of the most anticipated NFL games of the year? If you’re NBC, you air your Detroit auto show coverage. We’re still amazed that the network airs the pre-recorded special on the

Detroit Auto Show Crowds Shrinking

By David Thomas  on January 16, 2007

The 100th anniversary of the Detroit auto show features dozens of exciting cars, but for the third straight year attendance is down. Holiday traffic didn’t help yesterday, and traffic for the first two public days of the show was down

Car Design Trend of 2007: Side Vents

By David Thomas  on January 15, 2007

You’ve seen side vents before — we all have. They’re the little inlets on the side of a car, usually between the front fender and front door. In some applications, like the BMW M3, they actually serve a purpose; most

Smart Car to Arrive in 2008, But Safety Concerns Linger

By Kelsey Mays  on January 12, 2007

Talk to a Smart rep about the ForTwo minicar, and the discussion invariably turns to safety. That’s because the public’s reaction to the ForTwo seems to hinge largely on what people think of its crashworthiness. That ought to be expected

Detroit Auto Show Diversions

By Mike Hanley  on January 12, 2007

We've already told you which concept and production cars were the big winners and losers at the Detroit auto show, but that’s not all there is to see and do when you get to Cobo Hall. Check out what else

A Closer Look at the 2008 Ford Focus Interior

By David Thomas  on January 11, 2007

One of the most openly discussed and debated debuts of a production car at this year’s Detroit show was the new Ford Focus. Commenters and even our staffers are divided on it. Whatever your stance, one aspect that hasn’t been

2007 Detroit Auto Show: Concept Car Winners and Losers

By David Thomas  on January 11, 2007

The 2007 Detroit auto show ended its media preview days Tuesday and opens to the public tomorrow. Mike Hanley, Joe Wiesenfelder and David Thomas spent the past few days covering Cobo Hall’s floor in search of the best and worst