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Are car shows fading fast?

June 13, 2018 David Zatz 0

Are car shows losing their relevance?

It seems like just yesterday that automakers were spending millions of dollars every year on car shows (perhaps they still are), making blockbuster presentations in their allocated 20-minute spaces, with Chrysler, for a time, taking the lead — crashing a car through glass, performing little plays, letting cattle run through the streets.… Read the rest

Inside the Karma Revero, née Fisker Karma

April 2, 2018 David Zatz 0

The Fisker Karma was in development quite a long time when the company could struggle on no longer; and Chinese parts supplier Wanxiang Group bought the project, along with battery-maker A123, which had gone from a bright future with DaimlerChrysler to bankruptcy.… Read the rest

Some very important cars to be revealed next week

March 23, 2018 David Zatz 0

Some very important cars will be revealed next week at the New York Auto Show.  A host of major automakers will be hosting press conferences, from Acura to Volvo. Even though the “major reveals” schedule has been cut from two days to one, there are still some important revelations:

  • The 2019 Toyota RAV4, one of the best selling crossovers in the world, will make its global debut in New York on March 28 at 9:10 am.
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Detroit: well, duh.

March 2, 2018 David Zatz 0

The organizers of Detroit’s big auto show — the North American International Auto Show — are talking about moving their date from January to October, according to Crain’s Detroit Business.  … Read the rest