Will design save Volvo from melting into vanilla oblivion?

I don't envy the daunting job that lies ahead for Volvo head of design Thomas Ingenlath. The Swedish brand posted a loss of close to $90 million in the first half of 2013, and while they're back in the black thanks to cost-cutting measures and growth in China, they still have an uphill battle to find firm footing in… » 1/17/14 1:24pm 1/17/14 1:24pm

The one question MINI asks owners to find buybacks is...

The best auto show chatter happens when people let their guard down and just shoot the shit. After getting the lowdown on the new MINI Cooper and wide-eyed John Cooper Works, I hung around for a while with a few of the product specialists at their booth at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. » 1/16/14 11:51am 1/16/14 11:51am

Here's How To Enjoy Yourself In Detroit During The Auto Show

Are you a journalist who wants real food instead of three days of catered bullshit? Or are you a visiting enthusiast who wants to have a good time in Detroit without being robbed? If you're in town for NAIAS, here's an honest guide to having fun outside of Cobo Hall — besides meeting the Jalopnik staff, of course. » 1/08/14 11:17am 1/08/14 11:17am

Detroit Auto Show: These are Tomorrow's Cars Today

Awesome three-door Korean hot hatches, neon-green electric supercars and a sexy hybrid with turbo boost. Fanciful future concepts? Nope. They're reality at this year's Detroit Auto Show. Here's everything important you missed. » 1/12/11 3:30pm 1/12/11 3:30pm

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 a … » 1/21/10 2:00pm 1/21/10 2:00pm

Luxo-Barge + Matrix Music = Still Not Exciting

The CTS-V Coupe launch video showed a car ready to destroy the world. The Cadillac XTS video, complete with dramatic Matrix-esque orchestration, shows a car ready to save it — right after it's done showing you pictures of its grandkids. » 1/13/10 11:00am 1/13/10 11:00am

Chinese Automaker BYD Claims They'll Sell Car In U.S. This Year!

What's the more outrageous claim: the full-electric BYD E6 MAV will go on sale in the United States this year; it'll easily pass U.S. crash regulations; or, BYD will be the world's largest automaker by 2025? » 1/12/10 11:15am 1/12/10 11:15am