ArcelorMittal opens tailored blanks operation in Detroit

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During its first year of operation, ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks Detroit will have substantial open floor space, providing a sustainable location that can accommodate the anticipated market growth expected over the next five years.

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2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut at Detroit auto show

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The end-of-year holiday season is just really starting, but information on Detroit auto show debuts next month is coming in. Detroit Auto ShowA new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. The company said Tuesday morning that it will show a prototype of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight.

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New Karma in Detroit!

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Fisker's Karma is a production-ready plug-in hybrid, - meaning TODAY, not 2010 - and it's coming to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 15th

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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Detroit Auto Show VideosPickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut. It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of.

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Hey Google! Lets Reinvent Detroit Together Using Our Creative Greenius Before The Opportunivors Scavenge It

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One of the houses Power House Productions is transforming in Detroit – and none too soon. I went to Detroit last month and found myself in neighborhoods that looked like they had been attacked by enemy forces, had lost their battle and had now surrendered and in most part been abandoned.

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Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi prototype to appear in Detroit

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Detroit Auto Show taxiThe Ford Transit Connect small van has proven popular among U.S. taxi drivers. In some cities, you're just as likely to find Transit Connect taxis plying the streets as traditional sedans—especially in taxi-rich New York City. But now Ford plans to put a new—and greener—spin on this workaday vehicle. DON'T MISS: Ford plans.

Rinspeed Oasis electric urban car to appear at CES, Detroit Auto Show

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Its latest work will be displayed at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show and the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, which run within days of each other next month. Detroit Auto Show Rinspeed CES self-driving carsSwiss design firm Rinspeed does not produce vehicles for sale, but it has built quite a number of unusual concept cars over the years. The Rinspeed Oasis is a self-driving electric car designed to.

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Chevrolet and Ford cruise into Detroit Auto Show leading with truck introductions

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Chevrolet and Ford each are entering the Detroit Auto Show this week on the heels of major truck introductions: for Chevrolet, the next-generation Silverado full-size pickup; for Ford, the return of the Ranger mid-size pickup.

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VW unveils long-wheelbase Tiguan at Detroit

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Volkswagen unveiled the new long-wheelbase 2018 Tiguan at the Detroit show. Engineered specifically to meet the desires of US customers, the all-new Tiguan adds a more sophisticated and spacious interior, flexible seating and high-tech infotainment and driver assistance features.

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VW to unveil new electric ID concept model in Detroit

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family model—a multi-functional electric vehicle—at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. concept to appear in Detroit. concept vehicle in Detroit forges links between the origins of the Volkswagen brand and its electric future.

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News from Detroit

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BMW has recognized that they simply teed up GM and Nissan to benefit from the MINI E experience. Today they announced officially that MINI E "pioneers" will be able to extend their leases until 2011.

2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Green Car Concepts, Production Cars

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isn't going to see a shred of snow over the Christmas holidays, and Detroit in early January isn't looking too green either. Thus far, we know of just a handful of concept cars and new production models that could be described as green to be revealed or displayed at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Detroit Auto ShowThe Northeastern U.S.

More sedan, smaller, entry models bite the dust in Detroit

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Two years ago this month, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles essentially threw in the towel on the "automobiles" part of its name. Canceling the compact Dodge Dart and the mid-size Chrysler 200 sedans, the company doubled down on the pickup trucks and utility vehicles that had long been its profit centers. Now that decision has become a trend, spurred on. small cars Fuel Economy

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China's GAC shows electric car, plug-in hybrid concept, crossover at Detroit Auto Show

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GAC appeared this week at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show with three vehicles, including an electric car and a concept plug-in hybrid. China Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars GACChina is now the world's largest new-car market, but no native Chinese manufacturers sell passenger cars in the U.S. At least one of those manufacturers is at least considering having a go at the U.S. market.

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Volkswagen Tiguan Plug-In Hybrid Concept Shown In Detroit

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But now Volkswagen is showing a second Tiguan plug-in hybrid concept at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, hinting that the production Tiguan may in. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsWhen the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show last fall, a plug-in hybrid concept was among the featured variants. Called the Tiguan GTE, it was never confirmed for production.

Detroit Electric to outline future product plans at LCV 2017

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>UK-based electric vehicle start-up Detroit Electric will outline its future product plans during its first appearance at Cenex’s Low Carbon Vehicles (LCV) 2017 event on 6 and 7 September at Millbrook. To help fulfil this strategy, Detroit Electric is in the midst of a major recruitment drive, with between 150 and 200 posts to fill by next spring.

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Audi unmasks Q8 concept in Detroit

Green Cars News

Audi has taken the covers off its eagerly awaited Q8 SUV Coupe concept at the Detroit Motor Show. The show car gives us an idea of what we can expect. Audi Q8

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Electric VW Microbus-like concept to appear at Detroit Auto Show

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Detroit Auto Show VW plug-in cars MicrobusThe original Volkswagen Microbus is an iconic design that is still instantly recognizable decades after the last ones were sold in the U.S. That might explain why rumors of the vehicle's return are so persistent. A new VW Microbus has been whispered about multiple times over the past few years, and now the automaker has teased us with photos of.

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Q: Why is Tesla worth more than GM? A: The sins of Detroit

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Detroit General Motors Elon Musk GM Tesla Motors Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA It remains unclear whether Tesla will survive as an independent company, given that it's had exactly two profitable quarters in its 12-plus years of existence. And yet, last week, Tesla briefly passed General Motors to become the most valuable U.S. automaker by market capitalization. It had passed Ford last week, and long ago surpassed the value.

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Electric Ford Transit van conversion shown by Inventev at Detroit Auto Show

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Detroit Auto Show fleet sales plug-in cars Commercial vehicleWhen an automaker doesn't offer a vehicle for a specific market segment, sometimes the aftermarket will fill in the gap. In the U.S., all-electric commercial vans are one of those gaps. Such vehicles are available in other markets, but so far, not on sale from major makers in North America. DON'T MISS: Renault adds new Master ZE larger electric.

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First Detroit Electric SP:01 Built, Sold--But U.S. Won't Get It

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The first Detroit Electric SP:01 sports car has finally rolled off an assembly line, but it's not headed for anyplace near the company's namesake city. Despite its name, the Detroit Electric sports car isn't being built in the U.S.--and Detroit Electric set up a production facility in Leamington Spa in the U.K. UK plug-in cars Detroit Electric

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Top five cars to look out for at the Detroit Motor Show

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The North American International Auto Show (or Detroit Motor Show to you and I) kicks off the international auto show calendar on 8 January. Detroit Motor Show Motor show Top 5

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Obama Visits Detroit Auto Show, Checks Out Chevy Bolt EV Electric Car

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presidents in history have visited the Detroit Auto Show in its century-plus of existence: Dwight D. At various points during the day, the president lauded the ongoing recoveries of the city of Detroit itself as well as the domestic automakers, including the. Detroit Auto Show obama Barack Obama plug-in cars Government loans Government grantsOnly three U.S. Eisenhower in 1960, Bill Clinton in 1999, and now Barack Obama, yesterday.

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Eighth generation Toyota Camry makes its debut in Detroit

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Toyota unveiled the eighth-generation Camry in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Sold in more than 100 countries, the Toyota Camry is the most popular mid-size sedan in the world and is the segment leader in many global markets where it is available.

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New Detroit DD8 medium-duty diesel engine debuts at 2017 NTEA Show

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), along with its component brand Detroit, unveiled the new Detroit DD8 Medium-Duty Engine at the NTEA Work Truck Show. Aimed at the vocational truck markets, the Detroit DD8 is a 7.7L

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Honda to unveil prototype of Gen 3 Insight hybrid at Detroit show; two-motor hybrid system

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Honda will unveil the Honda Insight Prototype at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January as the precursor to the new third-generation 2019 Honda Insight—an upscale, stylish five-passenger sedan positioned above the Civic in Honda’s passenger car lineup.

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Kia Niro 'Hybrid Utility Vehicle' First Photos Revealed At Detroit Auto Show

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Today, at the more influential Detroit Auto Show, the Korean company released the images of that vehicle, to be known as two Kia Niro. Detroit Auto Show Kia NiroAs part of its parent company's push into hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric vehicles, Kia will introduce what it calls a 'hybrid utility vehicle' at next month's Chicago Auto Show. Its hybrid powertrain.

Infiniti reveals updated QX50 SUV concept ahead of Detroit debut

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Infiniti Detroit Motor Show QX50Infiniti has revealed what the next QX50 crossover could look like in the form of a concept. The luxury Japanese brand is aiming to take on the likes.

Mahindra Automotive North America opens new HQ and manufacturing facility in Metro Detroit

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As a strong indication of its growing presence in North America, Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA) has opened a new North American HQ and manufacturing operation in the Detroit area—the first such new OEM facility in Southeast Michigan in more than 25 years. across three Detroit area facilities. In addition, MANA will continue to provide Metro Detroit-based engineering support for new vehicle platform development for India and global markets.

Ricardo supporting Detroit Materials in commercialization of innovative lightweight steels

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Detroit Materials has developed extremely strong, castable low-alloy steel. Ricardo Strategic Consulting is working with Detroit Materials to assess market opportunities and best entry points based on the cast steel’s competitive position.

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Detroit auto show, Ford Mach 1, profitable Chevy EVs, cheaper renewables: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got news from the Detroit auto show, promised profits on electric cars, yet another teaser from Ford, and some great news on renewable energy. Detroit debuts kicked off with the redesigned 2019. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as we do every seven days, we ran down last week's most important green-car stories. Today in Car News

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1917 Detroit Electric Vs 2014 BMW i3: A Century Of Electric Cars

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The 1917 Detroit Electric Model 68 in these photos was painstakingly restored over a period of years by owner Donald Davidson, who is only the car's third owner in 98 years. plug-in cars Historic Detroit ElectricWhat a difference a century makes, more or less. It's shown with Electric Auto Association board member Chris Neff's 2014 BMW i3 REx, which may be able to out-accelerate the.

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Hyundai 'AE' Hybrid To Beat 2016 Prius On MPG? Detroit Debut On Tap

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While we don't yet know the model name, we do know Hyundai is expected to launch its first dedicated hybrid vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Detroit Auto Show Future Cars subcompact Fuel EconomyThat car--codenamed 'AE' for now--will go on sale within a year of the fourth-generation Toyota Prius, the car that has defined hybrid efficiency for more than a decade. And in its domestic.

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Volkswagen to present new long-wheelbase Tiguan at Detroit show

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Volkswagen will unveil the new long-wheelbase variant of its Tiguan SUV in a world premiere at the beginning of January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Beginning in the early part of summer, the longer Tiguan—with up to seven seats—will be launched successively in North America, China and Europe.

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GAC Motor to introduce signature sedan and new electric concept car at Detroit show

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China-based GAC Motor will feature its existing sedan, SUV, minivan and NEV at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. A new sedan model and a concept car will also make their world debuts during GAC Motor’s press conference. GAC Motor’s exhibition at 2018 NAIAS will feature high-end models including the GA8, GS8 and GM8, which provided safe and reliable service for attendees at the Fortune Global Forum 2017 as the event’s official service vehicles.

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Detroit Electric signs joint venture with China’s Far East Smarter Energy Group; $1.8B investment

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Detroit Electric has signed a joint venture deal with Far East Smarter Energy Group of China, which has helped secure a total investment of $1.8 The joint venture will invest US$370 million into Detroit Electric’s European operations over the next four years. The focus of this new technical and manufacturing center will be the development of a family of Detroit Electric vehicles for launch in the coming years.

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Detroit Diesel to pay $28.5M to settle MY 2010 diesel emissions complaint from EPA and DOJ

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Detroit Diesel will pay $28.5 Under the settlement, Detroit Diesel will spend $14.5 Detroit Diesel will also pay a $14 million civil penalty. Detroit Diesel intends to target areas for the replacement projects that do not meet Clean Air Act standards for certain air pollutants and areas with low-income communities. From approximately 5 January 2010 through approximately 1 June 2010, Detroit Diesel sold the engines for on-highway use in heavy duty vehicles.

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Detroit Electric makes new partnership in China

Green Cars News

Not content with grabbing headlines with the world’s fastest electric vehicle (see article), Detroit Electric is at it again: after announcing a strategic partnership in China.

Honda expanding engagement of startups in Detroit, Japan, China and Europe

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Honda Innovations is expanding its global open innovation program for early-stage innovators to Detroit, Japan, China, and Europe. With our expanded collaboration in Detroit, Japan, China, and Europe, Honda will be in an even stronger position to discover emerging technologies and establish partnerships to help create new value for our customers. Modeled on the Honda Xcelerator program in Mountain View, Calif.,

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Detroit Electric finalising SP:01 electric sports car

Green Cars News

Electric vehicle manufacturer Detroit Electric has revealed that it is finalising the dynamic testing of its SP:01 pure-electric sports car, a vehicle set to become one of the fastest production EVs in the world. Electric cars Detroit Electric