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Smart headlights, rear-view camera mirrors top J.D. Power Tech Choice Study

TweetDETROIT — Smart headlights and rear-view camera mirrors are the most requested technologies that consumers would like to have in a future vehicle, according to a new J.D. Power study released on Tuesday. However, most consumers are still skeptical of self driving technologies. The findings were announced on Tuesday during an Automotive Press Association meeting inside the Detroit Athletic Club. The J.D. Power study took place online from January-February 2017. It is based upon more than 8,500 consumers who purchased or leased a new vehicle within the last five years.Read More


WATCH: 2017 J.D. Power U.S. Auto Tech Choice Study results announced

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Detroit Athletic Club for a special meeting of the Automotive Press Association. Smart headlights and rear view camera mirrors are the most requested technologies that consumers would like to have in a future vehicle, according to the J.D. Power U.S. Auto Tech Choice study. However, most consumers are still skeptical of self-driving technology. In this video, watch for remarks from Dave Sargent, vice president of global automotive at J.D. Power, and Kristin Kolodge, executive director of driver interaction & HMI research at J.D. Power.Read More


2017 Autopalooza Celebrates Metro Detroit’s Automotive Heritage

TweetDETROIT – The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) and the MotorCities National Heritage Area (MCNHA) announced the Autopalooza lineup today during a press conference at Cobo Center. Autopalooza is a series of world-class automotive cruises, races and shows throughout metro Detroit that celebrate southeast Michigan’s automotive heritage. Autopalooza 2017 will kick off with a four-day festival of ideas and innovation – Make the Future Detroit – April 27-30 at Cobo Center. The Shell-eco Marathon will return to Cobo Center as a featured element of the celebration. Students fromRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) — Part Three

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). At WCX™17: SAE World Congress Experience practical meets potential. The premier talent in the automotive and mobility industry converge to address current challenges, discover new avenues of exploration, and explore the promise of the future of transportation engineering in an interactive experience. Attendees and exhibitors have access to numerous interactive events, including: Facebook Live at WCX, The Learning Lab, The Experience Lounge and The Exchange: Tech Hub and Leadership Summit. For more information aboutRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) @ Cobo Center

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). At WCX™17: SAE World Congress Experience practical meets potential. The premier talent in the automotive and mobility industry converge to address current challenges, discover new avenues of exploration, and explore the promise of the future of transportation engineering in an interactive experience. Attendees and exhibitors have access to numerous interactive events, including: Facebook Live at WCX, The Learning Lab, The Experience Lounge and The Exchange: Tech Hub and Leadership Summit. For more information aboutRead More


PHOTOS: Day One of the 2017 Automotive News World Congress in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center for the 2017 Automotive News World Congress. In this gallery, look for photos of the IHS Markit 2016 Model Year Loyalty Awards and a discussion between Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford and KC Crain of Automotive News. General Motors, Ford, Tesla and Jeep were among this year’s winners for the Loyalty Awards. Check back for more photos from Day Two of the Automotive News World Congress. Related Story: Bill Ford talks Trump and autonomous vehicles at 2017Read More


PHOTOS: Automotive supplier displays @ 2017 NAIAS in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). In this gallery, look for photos of the automotive suppliers on the second and third levels of Cobo Center. We’ll introduce you to the XiM17 vehicle interior concept from Yangfeng, the Bosch drive system for electric vehicles and a “glass car” from the Schaeffler Group. Keep checking back as we’ll be adding hundreds of more photos from the NAIAS over the coming week.


PHOTOS: 20th annual Designer’s Night in Detroit at Camilo Pardo’s art studio

TweetAmericaJR’s Kent Koller was LIVE at Camilo Pardo’s art studio/gallery for the 20th Annual Designer’s Night in Detroit. Designer Camilo Pardo is credited with drawing the Ford GT supercar. Automotive art and design from nationally acclaimed artists were on display. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks were served. Live jazz was performed and a fashion show was also a part of the event. The annual Designer’s Night took place inside the Bankle Building at 2944 Woodward Ave. in downtown Detroit. For more information about Camilo Pardo and his art gallery, visit http://www.camilopardo.com/


WATCH: Presentation of the IHS Markit 2016 Model Year Loyalty Awards

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center for the 2017 Automotive News World Congress. In this video, watch for the presentation of the IHS Markit 2016 Model Year Loyalty Awards. The announcement is made each year on Tuesday evening of the conference. You’ll see the manufacturer and make loyalty awards winners and the executives who accepted them.  


WATCH: Highlights of the 30th annual SAA Auto Outlook Conference

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Gem Theatre in Detroit for the 30th annual SAA Automotive Outlook Conference. In this video, watch for remarks from the featured speakers. You’ll hear from General Motors Chief Economist Mustfah Mohatarem, IHS Markit Managing Director Michael Robinet, Independent Consultant Glenn Mercer and Deloitte Global Automotive Leader Joe Vitale.