Auto Shows

New products from Big Three headline auto show



The revival of the Big Three U.S. automakers is on display this year at the North American International Auto Show in the form of some hot new models that appear ready to help American manufacturers gain even a bigger share of the market in the next few years.

Ford is showing its top-selling mid-sized sedan, the Fusion, as an all new vehicle. The Fusion has been completely redesigned for the 2013 model year and will go on sale in mid-year. Get the full story and pictures below.

Something for everyone in L.A.


As a bright spot in the overall economy, the auto industry continues its momentum at the 2011 L.A. Auto Show, highlighted by more than 50 vehicle manufacturer debuts including more than 20 world debuts.

It will be clear that automakers have invested significantly to deliver vehicles consumers want, featuring an unprecedented number of technological advancements, improved performance and design, all while decreasing carbon emissions.

More than 1,000 exhibitors show off vehicles and technology in Frankfurt


The 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show features a dazzling display of vehicles and technology from one end of the automotive spectrum to the other.

From electric city cars to sports cars costing hundreds of thousands of dollars to cool concepts from Audi to Volvo. From hydrogen-powered luxury sedans to a 21st century dune buggy there's truly something for everyone at biennial auto show.

Ready to roll in the Big Apple


The New York Auto Show opens on Friday, April 22, in its traditional launch of the spring selling season for auto manufacturers and dealers ready to do away the doldrums’ of winter, although this year’s first quarter tally managed to do quite nicely all things considered.

Intimacy makes Geneva a special show


GENEVA, Switzerland — Geneva may be considered a small show based on its intimacy and square footage, certainly when compared to the likes of Frankfurt; however, it is just that intimacy that makes Geneva such a special show.

The sounds of diversity are spread across the floor; you would be hard pressed to count the number of languages being spoken. But this is Switzerland — neutral ground and the Expo is filled with design concepts and debuts from all corners of the automotive world.

Chicago Auto Show — Drifting into 2011


The 2011 Chicago Auto Show is taking a hit as the city is with bone chilling temperatures and enough snow to bury cars unfortunate enough to parked on the street, just a couple of days prior to opening.

Inside McCormick Center the show is equally under siege. This time buried under the avalanche of introductions recently presented in Los Angeles and Detroit. It’s hard to compete when you come on the heels of nearly 100 world and North American debuts.

Automotive momentum on display in Detroit


Chevy Volt, Ford Explorer car and truck of year

DETROIT — The Chevrolet Volt sedan and Ford Explorer crossover were named 2011 North American car and truck of the year today by a panel of automotive journalists. The announcement came at the opening of the 2011 North American International Auto Show on Monday, Jan. 10.

The importance of being green in L.A.


By Ted Biederman editor

(November 17, 2010) LOS ANGELES — Highlights of the 2010 version of the Los Angeles Auto Show reflect once again the importance of being green.

Highlights from the 2010 Paris Motor Show


Jerry Garrett of the New York Times tells that the organizers of the Paris Motor Show are promising more than 100 world premieres when the doors open at the Paris Expo site on Sept. 30 for two days of press previews. The public show dates are Oct. 2-17.

The growth of the Paris show — at the last event, they tell us that 80 new cars were introduced — suggests that the world’s automakers are increasingly comfortable with the prospect of parading their debutantes down a runway in front of the fashionable French.

Acura TSX wagon revealed in New York


The all-new 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon made its world debut at the New York Auto Show. The TSX Sport Wagon offers a smart solution to modern utility needs with its balanced and efficient driving performance coupled with bold styling and versatile cargo capabilities according to a company spokesperson.