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Auto Show Attendance Hits 11-Year High

More than 102,000 people braved the winter weather Sunday to attend the final day of the 2014 North American International Auto Show, pushing the overall attendance record to an 11-year high. The Detroit News reports 803,451 people attended the auto show this year. Auto show spokesman Marc Harlow says it’s …

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First Look at All New F-150

The public got its first look Saturday at the all-new 2015 F-150 pickup truck from Ford Motor Company during the public opening of the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. F-150 Marketing Manager, Eric Peterson, says the newly-designed truck features an aluminum body that is 700 pounds lighter …

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Snyder Says MI Will Make “Comeback”

Michigan is the comeback state. That was the tagline for Governor Rick Snyder as he delivered his fourth State of the State Address last night before a joint session of the House and Senate. During his message, the governor talked about the state’s budget surplus and how there could be …

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GM Wins Both Vehicle Awards

It’s a sweep for General Motors, which won Car and Truck of the Year honors at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Truck/Utility of the Year is the Chevy Silverado and the Car of the Year is the Corvette Stingray. The winners are chosen by a panel …

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VP Biden to Appear at Auto Show

Vice President Joe Biden will make an appearance Thursday at the Detroit Auto Show where he will speak about the resurgence of the auto industry. According to a press release, Biden is scheduled to make public comments sometime after 9 a.m. and is expected to highlight the industry’s strong recovery …

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New Aluminum F-150 Coming Soon

Big news from the Auto Show as Ford unveiling an all aluminum alloy F-150 pickup truck. Joe Hinrichs, Ford President of the Americas, says a lot of the focus is around the aluminum body that is 700 pounds lighter than previous versions. He says, though, there are a lot more …

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Duggan Ready to Make History

His powers are limited due to the presence of state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr, but Mike Duggan has become the first white man to serve as mayor of Detroit in 40 years. The Motor City is going through bankruptcy and faces an uphill climb to return to local control, but …

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