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.  They think it might help to stop losing exhibitors, after Mercedes announced it wouldn’t have any unveilings there in 2019. […]

A 40th-anniversary New Jersey show

January 19, 2018 David Zatz 0

The Restored Rusty Relics automobile club of New Jersey is now, for the first time, taking on-line pre-registrations for its annual show — the 40th annual show. The Relics attract around 400 classic cars per year, with a floating “25 years or older” requirement which means that, this year, the 1993s […]

2019 Ram 1500

The second shoe drops: 2019 Ram vs Silverado

January 15, 2018 David Zatz 0

Yesterday, Chevrolet dropped the first shoe — the 2019 Silverado — and today, Ram dropped the second — the 2019 Ram 1500. What’s surprising is how much they have in common. Both extended their length by four inches, used more high-strength steel in their frames, and cut weight — though […]

Honda, Volvo, Lincoln win NACTOY

January 15, 2018 Chris Van Der Doelen 0

The Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator have won top honors as the North American car, truck and utility vehicles of the year in Detroit. The NACTOY awards, which fashion themselves as the Oscars of the automotive industry, are decided by ballot by 61 media jurors in the U.S. […]

Ford shows new Mustang Bullitt, Ranger

January 14, 2018 Chris Van Der Doelen 0

The Ford Motor Company rolled out a new version of the famous Mustang Bullitt today in Detroit for the 50th anniversary of the car made famous by the movie of the same name. After brief appearances by Executive Chairman Bill Ford and other company luminaries, the suits got out of […]