North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)

2020 Cadillac XT6 Makes Global Debut on the eve of NAIAS

Just as Mark Reuss becomes General Motor's President, Cadillac expands its popular crossover and SUV lineup with today’s global debut of the 2020 XT6. On the eve of the last winter of North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan the mid-size SUV was unveiled. Most of what you will read comes [...]

Cadillac shows off new EV and looks to be flagship of the electric future

While the last winter North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) begins with Cadillac’s XT6 Reveal at the Garden Theater in Detroit, Michigan Cadillac is introducing its recent product blitz today with the reveal of the brand’s first Electric Vehicle (EV). This will be the first model derived from General Motor’s future EV platform. GM announced [...]

World debut of the Lexus LC topless concept at NAIAS

Lexus is putting the niche supercar markets on notice by unveiling the Lexus LC Convertible Concept on the eve of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The Open top concept shows the future direction of the Lexus LC flagship that is stunning in design, and so much fun to drive. Dynamic design [...]

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$6K Mustang Bullitt now a $5M inheritance

Steve McQueen's Bullit Mustang The Antiques Roadshow and the Keno Brothers have to be so jealous of one of the most significant finds in car history. McKeel Hagerty, CEO, Hagerty Insurance, and Mark Gessler the president of the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) found one of the coolest lost cars of our time; the Bullitt Mustang [...]

NAIAS – Small pickups are big – Ford Ranger

The last time the United States saw the Ford Ranger was in 2011, but Ford is reviving the compact pickup game, taking on the Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon, Toyota Tacoma, and Honda Ridgeline. The segment is big and just got bigger. Ford didn't announce the price, but you can expect it to be very competitive [...]

excited about the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado truck? Yup

Some of the owners of older Chevy Silverado were asked the question, Are you excited about the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado unveil? It was a one-word answer - Yup. Maybe they were told about the new diesel engine, an engine everyone that tows has been asking for for years. The first 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT [...]

Kia’s cardesigner worldwide unveil of Stinger

Kia's chief global designer, Peter Schreyer talked about the Kia Stinger at #naias2017 in Detroit, MI. This is the worldwide unveil for the Stinger. An added bonus, at the end of the show the fastback sedan received the eyes on design award for production car design excellence. Schreyer was smitten with the Stinger, the first [...]

Sergio Marchionne, CEO Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at NAIAS on Driving the Nation

Sergio Marchionne, CEO Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, talked to the broadcast media that attended the 2015 FCA North American International Auto Show media scrum. Marchionne talks about FCA's marketshare. I asked him if the car business stayed steady at 17 million vehicles sales annually how long could FCA continue its monthly sales increase? Currently, FCA has [...]

Bob Lutz about Via, Electric pickup trucks

Bob Lutz Electric trucks Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talked to Bob Lutz, chairman of the board at Via Motors, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. Lutz talks about VIA Motors' extended-range electric vehicles (EREVs) that are modified trucks (mainly General Motors trucks), vans and SUVs. Lutz [...]

RAM Brand 3.0L EcoDiesel 1500 pickup

Lou Ann Hammond, the CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Bob Hegbloom, Director of the Ram brand at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Ram has finally come out with a diesel 1500 pickup. A 1500 diesel has been asked for years, what took so long and why does Ram call it an [...]