Good ol' boys crash into General Lee at Detroit Autorama

During the set-up for this weekend's Autorama in Detroit, a Pro-Stock Chevy S10 sped out of control and broadsided a General Lee replica from "Dukes of Hazzard." » 2/25/11 12:00pm 2/25/11 12:00pm

Were You At The Great Detroit Auto Show Fire Of 2010?

Reports from those on hand at the Great Detroit Auto Show Fire indicate no fire alarms went off, information was poorly shared, and Cobo Hall was altogether ill-prepared for the incident. Were you there? Have pictures of the aftermath? » 1/22/10 2:00pm 1/22/10 2:00pm

Detroit Auto Show Evacuated After Fire Erupts In Audi Display

The are numerous reports on the web of a serious fire breaking out in the Audi display inside Cobo Hall where the 2010 Detroit Auto Show is being held. There's no indication yet of any injuries or the extent of the damage but the photo from Twitter user @KristynBurtt shows a lot of smoke around the Land Rover display… » 1/21/10 2:00pm 1/21/10 2:00pm

Detroit Taxi Numbered "666" Crashes Into Cobo Hall, Second Carpocalypse…

Thought the Carpocalypse was winding down? Saturday night a Detroit taxi ominously numbered "666" crashed into Cobo Hall, where the fully-booked (with boring cars) Detroit Auto Show will kick-off in January. Carpocalypse Two: Electric Car Boogaloo? [DetNews] » 9/20/09 3:30pm 9/20/09 3:30pm

Chinese Automakers Invade The Main Floor Of Detroit Auto Show

After years of skirmishing in the basement of the Cobo Center, the Chinese automakers will finally set up a base on the main floor of the upcoming Detroit Auto Show » 11/25/08 5:30pm 11/25/08 5:30pm. Why were the two Chinese companies, and , honored with the presence among the big boys upstairs? It isn't because they're selling more cars in the US,…

NAIAS May Leave Detroit If Organizers Don't Get Cobo Expansion

The complaints about the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) staged yearly in January in Detroit fall into three categories A) it's in January B) It's in Detroit and C) Cobo Hall is just too small for the event. Well after the plan was announced to expand Cobo Hall by some 120,000 square feet, the… » 6/02/08 1:00pm 6/02/08 1:00pm

Detroit Auto Show: Michigan Plans To Expand Cobo Convention Center

The Cobo Center, home to the Detroit Auto Show, provides approximately $600 million annually to the local economies, with much of that money coming from the show itself. With that in mind, state and local officials are working on a plan to spend $595 million to expand and renovate the center. This change would include… » 1/17/08 5:15pm 1/17/08 5:15pm