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North American International Auto Show

WHEN JAN 13-26, 2014 WHERE Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI URL naias.com

We drive the 'soft, safe, sexy' Spira4u foam car in Detroit

The furthest distance that a foam-based Spira4u electric vehicle has traveled is 481 miles on one charge. According to the Spira4u website, this trip was done in a special bamboo Spira4u that designer Lon Ballard drove from Santa Rosa, Laguna to Ballesteros (Cagayan Province) in the Philippines ...

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    Detroit: Ford GT, Buick Avenir and Audi Q7 take 2015 EyesOn Design awards
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    The annual EyesOn Design Awards at the Detroit Auto Show allows some of the greatest designers in the world to weigh in on the best production and concept debuts at the big event each year. For 2015, the large panel of judges included luminaries like Frank Stephenson of McLaren, Ralph Gilles fro...

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    Featured: Average Detroit debut car had 331 hp, 7 speeds, 0-60 of 5.6 seconds
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    My fellow Autoblog editors and I were hyped for the 2015 Detroit Auto Show before the doors at Cobo even opened, and the sheet metal we all saw bore out that early excitement. And, as is usually the case, you readers tuned in more often and in greater numbers for coverage of this show than you d...

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    Report: Chrysler to reveal next minivan at 2016 Detroit Auto Show
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    All eyes in the industry are presently fixed on this year's Detroit Auto Show, but over at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, they're already looking towards next year's show. That's when the Italian-American automaker says it'll unveil the next Chrysler minivan. The announcement, made on the FCA Cor...

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    Detroit: 2015 Volvo S60 Inscription stretches all the way from China to Detroit
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    The Volvo S60 is a sedan that puts on different masks. For those who seeking performance, there's the S60 Polestar. Rugged types may be more drawn to the new S60 Cross Country. But those more attracted to luxury will want to scope out the new S60 Inscription. Setting the Inscription apart fro...

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    Report: Car show models getting $1,000/day to wrangle information from patrons
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    The 2015 Detroit Auto Show is one of the most exciting installments of the annual event in years with everything from supercar debuts to the future of electric mobility to strike visitors' fancy. If you go check out some of these new cars to admire their aluminum and carbon fibre, keep in mind t...

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    Exclusive: How real is the Chevy Bolt EV and will it really cost just $30,000?
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    "This is us bragging that we can do this kind of car." That's how Michael Simcoe, GM's executive director for NA exteriors, described the Chevy Bolt EV concept, which made a surprise appearance at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. While there was talk of a 2017 production debut, this is for sure a con...

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    Video: Automobile Advertising of the Year Award Winners
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    There was some absolutely fantastic auto advertising in 2014, ranging from funny to inspiring. Marking the best of it from the past year, the Second Annual One Show Automobile Advertising of the Year Awards were announced during the 2015 Detroit Auto Show (full disclosure: Autoblog was among the...

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    Detroit: Biggest surprises from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show [w/poll]
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    Here at Autoblog Canada, we love unexpected debuts at auto shows – and judging by our Detroit Auto Show coverage and traffic visiting our site, you do, too. Surprise reveals have been fewer and farther between in recent years with so many ways for vehicles to be teased or leak out, but thi...

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    Exclusive: How feasible is Hyundai's HCD-15 Santa Cruz pickup?
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    When the silk finally slipped off Hyundai's HCD-15 Santa Cruz concept at the Detroit Auto Show, it was tangible, four-wheeled confirmation following years of rumours that the Korean automaker has been investigating the pickup market. Yet despite strong early critical and online reception, the li...

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