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Volkswagen concept cars built as well as production

16 January 2013

While every other company keeps its concept cars behind velvet ropes, guarded by surly-looking minders to save their delicate prototypes from the grubby hands of the press and public, VW positively encourages visitors to poke, prod, jump in and generally investigate

Ford’s Atlas concept snorts in the face of GM’s new pick-up trucks

16 January 2013

For those of you that have been paying close attention to our twitter feeds over the past few days (@JoeSimspon and @OwenReady if you want to follow the ramblings of a pair of car designers turned critics), you’ll know we drove from CES in Vegas to the auto show here in Detroit in a Ford F150 pick-up truck

Pictures: C7 Corvette Stingray

15 January 2013

Mixed views on the Corvette so far

Why did Mercedes hide the CLA in a dark box, away from the showstand?

15 January 2013

Why did Mercedes hide the CLA in a dark box, away from the showstand?

Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis concept – Peter Schreyer can’t arrive soon enough

15 January 2013

The announcement of Peter Schreyer’s presidency of Kia and his position as Chief Design Officer for both Kia and Hyundai came as we travelled to Detroit

Nissan Resonance Concept: even more than meets the eye

15 January 2013

Nissan’s Resonance Concept is one of the surprises of the show and while it’s certainly a busy piece of design it’s nonetheless interesting for some of the things it represents

Video: Cadillac ELR with John P. Mack, Director of Design EREV Exteriors GM

15 January 2013

Video: Cadillac ELR with John P. Mack, Director of Design EREV Exteriors GM

Lexus IS interior: a new lead in the pursuit of perfection [w/video]

15 January 2013

We’re impressed by the new IS

Panorama: Maserati show stand personalisation zone

15 January 2013

Maserati is making a big push in the States (and soon in China too) and its stand here in Detroit is the perfect example of the brand’s core values

Maserati Quattroporte: bigger on the outside, better on the inside

15 January 2013

Maserati’s Quattroporte disappointed us in the press photos. The car’s grown quite a lot, and appeared to have lost some of the previous generation’s character