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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


Congrats to our 2017 NAIAS Public Show Ticket Winners!

TweetAmericaJR would like to say congratulations to our winners for our 2017 North American International Auto Show public show ticket giveaway. Special thanks to the Detroit Auto Dealers Association for providing us with the tickets. We appreciate everyone who entered this contest. Rodney from Wyoming, Michigan Deborah Parij from Warren, Michigan Tania from Detroit, Michigan Ron Gosciniak from Riverview, Michigan C.J. Bratta from Rochester, Michigan Stephanie Givinsky from Royal Oak, Michigan June Banasik from Warren, Michigan Rachel Banados from Sterling Heights, Michigan Jud Kastner from Smiths Creek, Michigan Cindy MerrymanRead More


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: Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford speaks at Automotive News World Congress

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 a discussion between Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford and KC Crain of Automotive News. They talked about President-Elect Trump and autonomous (self-driving) vehicles. Ford sees autonomy as a big opportunity, however there are some safety concerns as well. Larger cities like New York City and Los Angeles will be the first to embrace self-driving vehicles while suburbs and rural areas will take much more time.  Read More


PHOTO GALLERY: Sunday Press Conferences at Automobili-D at the 2017 NAIAS

TweetAmericaJR’s Jerome and Gloria Rzucidlo were LIVE at Cobo Center for the first day of the Automobili-D technology symposium. It kicked off press week at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In this gallery, you’ll see photos of Disney•Pixar’s Lightning McQueen from “Cars 3” coming to theaters in June. In addition, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder welcomed the media and industry officials to the auto show. Finally, we’ll end with Waymo CEO John Krafcik, who announced that 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans will begin testing on roads inRead More


Kia introduces the 2018 Stinger GT sedan in Detroit

TweetDETROIT — When you think red at the 2017 North American International Auto Show, you may be thinking of Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson), who’s back in the summer blockbuster race this year with “Cars 3”.  When you think red, you might also be fast enough in thinking of Grant Gustin as CW’s “The Flash” or Ezra Miller as The Flash in this fall’s upcoming “Justice League”. Or, when you think red, you could thinking of Valentine’s Day next month.  That could be part of “The Red Effect” from Kia, whereRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 Motorcity Automotive Industry Night (MAIN) Event

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at the Max M. Fisher Music Center for the 2017 Motorcity Automotive Industry Night (MAIN) Event. This exclusive and popular, multi-faceted event celebrates the launch of NAIAS, awards global industry innovators, and the latest inspirational fashion designs (via LIVE runway). Tisha Johnson, Senior Director of Design at Volvo Car Group was presented the iconic MAIN Event trophy to Kick Off the Auto Show in Detroit. Every year at the MAIN Event Kick Off, fashion designers showcase their new looks. This years fashion designersRead More


WATCH: World Premiere of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA compact SUV

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit for the Mercedes-Benz NAIAS Preview Party. During the event, the all-new 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA45 made its world premiere. Modified bumpers, new wheel designs and the new attractive color “Canyon Beige” characterize the 2018 model at first glance. The GLA offers “Active Brake Assist” as standard: it warns the driver if there is not sufficient distance to the vehicle in front and if required, delivers situation-appropriate braking. With a maximum output of 375 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque,Read More


PHOTOS: Construction nearing completion for the 2017 NAIAS in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo walked around the lobby of Cobo Center to check on the progress of the construction for the 2017 North American International Auto Show. Union laborers are working around the clock to get the automaker and supplier displays ready. They are about 80 percent complete as of Thursday afternoon. Most of the exhibit stands will be in their normal spots. However, a few have been redesigned for 2017. The NAIAS opens to the media with Automobili-D on Jan. 8 and continues all week long with the charity previewRead More


Honda to Debut All-New 2018 Odyssey Minivan at 2017 NAIAS

TweetDETROIT – The all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan will make its global debut at the 2017 North American International Auto Show on January 9. The 5th-generation 2018 Honda Odyssey has been completely redesigned and will feature new powertrain technology, sophisticated styling and showcase a new suite of innovative features, making it the ultimate in family-friendly design and packaging. The Honda press conference will take place at 12:00 p.m. EST on January 9, 2017. An official teaser sketch of the all-new Odyssey was released today, along with four “teaser scribbles” fromRead More