Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, September 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 69° Partly Cloudy

Autos detroit auto show archive

THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2013

The Ford Atlas Concept, a bold vision for the future of pickups, has been named Autoweek Magazine�s Most Significant vehicle of the 2013 North American International Auto Show. (01/17/2013) (Ford / Ford)

Ford Atlas hints at future of the F-150

There’s not a bigger hitter in the United States auto market than the Ford F-150. In addition to being the best-selling pickup in the country for the past 36 years it’s also become the perennial best-selling vehicle of any variety. It is to our domestic...

Continue reading this post »

THURSDAY, JAN. 24, 2013

 (Newspaper Rock)

Danny Glover is angry at Nissan  

Actor Danny Glover might be getting too old for Mel Gibson’s craziness but he’s still down to take a stand for the working man. On the opening day of the Detroit auto show the longtime political activist joined forces with the Mississippi Alliance for Fairness...

Continue reading this post »

FRIDAY, JAN. 18, 2013


Fiat boss drops racial slur 

As an Italian-Canadian Chrysler and Fiat CEO, Sergio Marchionne gets a tentative pass to say a handful of things non-Italian folk probably should not. He exercised his unique freedom of speech at a press conference this month while explaining why the Alfa Romeo 4C is...

Continue reading this post »

THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 2013

 (Aj Mueller / Chrysler Group, LLC)

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets a 30mpg diesel

The biggest story of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is under the hood where you’ll soon be able to order up a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine. Paired with Chrysler’s new 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission the new Grand is capable of 21mpg city and 30mpg highway....

Continue reading this post »

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16, 2013


 ( )

Nissan wants a brand smell

After four years of laying low Nissan plans on roaring back to the U.S. auto show circuit in 2013. This time around it’s going to be smelly. Attendees of the Detroit auto show next week will be the first to lay their noses on what...

Continue reading this post »

THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2011


The latest news, reviews and commentary about cars, trucks, and more, automotive technology and car culture