2008 detroit auto show

Season Recap: The Best SUVs

By David Thomas on March 28, 2008


We’ve already recapped our favorite efficient cars and hybrids, but what about the SUVs? Even with sky-high gas prices, new SUVs of all sizes are coming to market. This year brought some of the best interiors and fuel efficiency yet… Read More

Season Recap: The Best SUVs

By David Thomas on March 28, 2008

We’ve already recapped our favorite efficient cars and hybrids, but what about the SUVs? Even with sky-high gas prices, new SUVs of all sizes are coming to market. This year brought some of the best interiors and fuel efficiency yet… Read More

Season Recap: Efficient Cars

By David Thomas on March 28, 2008

As the last major show of the season wraps up in New York City this weekend, it’s time to choose the best of the best. After trips to Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and New York, the Cars.com staff reflects on… Read More

Season Recap: Car We Want in Our Driveway

By David Thomas on March 27, 2008

Now that we’ve tackled the best economy cars, hybrids, SUVs and concept cars, it’s time to decide which car we want in our own driveways. This post is kind of like asking us what we’d do if we won the… Read More

Season Recap: Concept We'd Like To See in Production

By David Thomas on March 27, 2008

We’ve already recapped our favorite economy cars, hybrids and SUVs. Now it’s time for the concept cars to take center stage. This auto-show season carmakers were remarkably frugal in debuting new concepts. A stagnant economy and rocky financial situations for… Read More

Hyundai's Super Bowl Ads Show Revised Genesis

By David Thomas on January 30, 2008

Hyundai has unleashed both of its planned Super Bowl spots. Narrated by Jeff Bridges, the subdued videos try to hammer home the message that Hyundai is indeed bringing big-car luxury at small-luxury prices. At that it does a good job.… Read More

Green Thumbs: Thumbs Up and Down for Detroit's Green Cars

By Joe Wiesenfelder on January 30, 2008

What has been an auto-show trend for some time all but ran away with Detroit's North American International Auto Show this year, and the trend will undoubtedly continue in Chicago and New York in the coming months. American and foreign… Read More

Through Ian's Lens: 2008 NAIAS Highlights

By Ian Merritt on January 26, 2008

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit is gigantic. When I say gigantic, I truly mean GIGANTIC in terms of the number of new cars on the floor. It took me close to three days to see everything I… Read More

Chinese Automakers Eye U.S. Market

By Mike Hanley on January 24, 2008

Four Chinese automakers displayed cars at the 2008 Detroit auto show, and while none of these models are available in the U.S. now, three of the companies said they plan to have cars for sale here in the future. We’ll… Read More

Auto Show Head-to-Head: 2009 Dodge Ram vs. Ford F-150

By Mike Hanley on January 23, 2008

The 2008 Detroit auto show was the venue for two important redesigned-pickup-truck debuts: the 2009 Ford F-150 and the 2009 Dodge Ram. They are two of the best-selling vehicles in the country, and we've taken a look at what the… Read More

Pickup Logos: Mine's Bigger Than Yours

By Kelsey Mays on January 23, 2008

Welcome to the Battle of the Badges, an arms race among pickups to adopt a logo capable of obscuring everything between the lights and the bumper. You may think we’re kidding, but Dodge announced at the Detroit auto show that… Read More