Michigan-made pickup trucks headline major Detroit auto show reveals


"At Detroit, you see the cars of yesterday". The automaker has already notified suppliers it plans to stop building the Fusion in Mexico.

Although various Chinese auto companies have made similar promises in the past that never came to fruition, GAC is edging closer to the US, having already established a joint venture in China with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

US income tax code changes this year may stimulate new auto sales, but any increase likely will be offset by rising interest rates and the abundant supply of late-model used cars that pull buyers from new vehicles, Toyota Motor Corp.'s top North American executive says.

While new tech firms have contributed 42 percent of USA stock market gains since 2014, according to a recent article in The Economist, the aforementioned conventional firms have adapted and have innovated and are commercializing faster than Silicon Valley's tech companies. Trucks and SUVs, however, remain extremely popular. But cheap gas isn't the only driver of the SUV boom: Today's models bear little resemblance to the hulks of yore. The company this quarter launched a much-needed compact SUV in North America with the EcoSport.

Ford F-150 outfitted with Achates' engine. They're rapidly rewriting business plans to shift production of traditional cars offshore.

"There's a place for the compact vehicle", he said.

Number three comes with some hardware to show off. Buyers can spec a digital dashboard consisting of two 12.3ins displays, the magazine says, while the wheelbase has been extended to improve rear leg room. The Toyota Camry remained the top-selling vehicle in America previous year, though it was outsold by the RAV4 crossover for the first time.

Before every Californian bought a Toyota Prius, the Honda Insight was the first hybrid production auto to go on sale in the USA, back in 1999. Nissan is expected to roll out a refreshed Altima sedan soon.

Her research shows the German and American automotive sectors are considered world leaders. But some automakers are already taking pre-emptive steps to show the administration they're willing to boost US production.

Automakers are working to build consumers' trust. Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. started the event talking about Ford's role in the future and the changing automotive and transportation industry.

Hyundai showed an updated Veloster, it's small, fun sporty auto.

The 3-litre Power Stroke V6 produces 186kW and 597Nm - making it something we'd certainly love to see in local Rangers, but even in the larger F-150 it should provide a decent blend of load-lugging torque and economy - with Ford claiming a best-in-class towing capacity of 5170kg.

Other production vehicle debuts are anticipated from the Audi A7, BMW i8 Coupe and BMW X2, Honda Insight, Hyundai Veloster, Jeep Cherokee, Lamborghini Urus, Mercedes-AMG CLS53 and Mercedes-Benz G-Class, Rolls Royce Phantom, Toyota Avalon and Volkswagen Jetta.