2010 detroit auto show

Detroit Auto Show Attendance Up 65,000 From '09


Maybe people wanted to see if the troubled auto industry would come out swinging in the first major auto show of 2010. Maybe they wanted to get an early peak at the electric cars of the near future. Whatever the

Detroit Auto Show Attendance Up 65,000 From '09

By Stephen Markley  on January 25, 2010

Maybe people wanted to see if the troubled auto industry would come out swinging in the first major auto show of 2010. Maybe they wanted to get an early peak at the electric cars of the near future. Whatever the

Are Auto Shows Still Necessary?

By David Thomas  on January 19, 2010

Cars.com’s Mike Hanley talked to industry analysts as well as automakers that bailed out of recent auto shows about the future of the auto show concept. The consensus leaned toward the large, consumer-focused shows continuing for now, but smaller, regional

MyLincoln Touch System Video

By Stephen Markley  on January 19, 2010

There has been a lot of hype surrounding the introduction of Ford’s MyFord Touch system, and Cars.com reviewer Mike Hanley was lucky enough to get an up-close tour from user interface design engineer Jason Johnson. Called the MyLincoln Touch in

Cars.com Podcast: 2010 Detroit Auto Show

By Stephen Markley  on January 18, 2010

Our reviewers fanned out at the 2010 Detroit auto show, and in this episode they relive the highlights and lowlights from the floor. Joe Wiesenfelder, Kelsey Mays and Mike Hanley discuss the car that stole the show — the 2012

Toyota FT-CH Concept Video

By Stephen Markley  on January 18, 2010

Toyota used the opportunity of the 2010 Detroit auto show to toss out its idea of a “compact hybrid” concept car. The Toyota FT-CH would be smaller, more affordable and more efficient than the current hybrid king, the Prius. Cars.com

Audi's Latest MMI: Video

By David Thomas  on January 18, 2010

Kelsey Mays spent some very, very up-close time with the new 2011 Audi A8 sedan’s MMI (Multi Media Interface). Check out the video to see how a touch-pad can read your handwriting for directions and scroll through your music library.

2011 Ford Mustang 5.0 Video

By Stephen Markley  on January 17, 2010

Cars.com reviewer Mike Hanley hit the floor of the 2010 Detroit auto show to check out the 2011 model of one of his favorite muscle cars, the Ford Mustang GT. The 2011 version comes with a new 5.0-liter V-8 engine

This Week's Most Read Stories

By David Thomas  on January 17, 2010

We knew our Detroit auto show coverage would dominate the most popular story list this week, but we were surprised at what stories topped the list. A simple recap of the first day’s introductions with links to photo galleries was

Too Many New Small Cars?

By David Thomas  on January 15, 2010

The Detroit News ran an interesting story today about the glut of new small car offerings being released or on the horizon. One analyst they interviewed said that even with high gas prices, the U.S. market would not be able

Chevy Aveo RS Video

By Stephen Markley  on January 15, 2010

The Chevrolet Aveo RS concept is not a car that you can buy, but it strongly hints at what the next Aveo might look like. Cars.com reviewer Mike Hanley tries to read the tea leaves and figure out what direction