Embargoes are Such a Buzz-Kill

I had the opportunity to be a guest on WDIV's Flashpoint yesterday. The show is the Detroit NBC affiliate's micro-sized version of Meet The Press. As you'd expect from a Meet The Press Detroit version — it was all about the auto industry, and this week the topic of the 2008 Detroit Auto Show was front and center. While … » 1/21/08 3:30pm 1/21/08 3:30pm

Detroit Auto Show Preview: The Stage Is Being Set

We're now ten days away from the 2007 North American International Auto Show, or as it's also known — NAIAS, NAMBLA, Deeeetroit Auuuuto Shooow! (Pistons fans will get this one) and even NAIAnachroniSm. Whatever you want to call it, it's the biggest auto show on this here planet. And hey, if it's in Detroit — let's see… » 12/29/06 3:15pm 12/29/06 3:15pm

ToMoCo + FoMoCo = FUBARMoCo? Wert Goes Not-So-Live, But Local In…

Wert actually had a pundigasm (yes, we'll drop a buck in the hackneyed phrase jar) last night — going from CNBC to WDIV, the local NBC affiliate in Detroit, to talk about a partnership between ToMoCo and FoMoCo. And guess what — the best part's when they cut Wert off after he says "hybrid" — because he didn't have…

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Bless You Boys (And Girls) At DaimlerChrysler For Making The Only PT…

We're all pretty excited here in Motown about our beloved Detroit Tigers. It's been 22 years since we've been to the classic of fall classics, the World Series — and people have gone so cracker-jack crazy over our "boys" — DaimlerChrysler decided it'd be a good idea to get a piece of that PR action themselves. The…

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