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2009 Detroit Auto Show

Thousands crowd Detroit auto show's public opening

Car lovers enjoy the Chevrolet Corvette during opening day of the North American International Auto Show, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009 in Detroit. Full story

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Detroit's auto show...or funeral?

After a year in which U.S. auto sales fell over 18 percent, the 2009 North American International Auto Show is anything but festive.

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Thousands crowd Detroit auto show's public opening

2009-01-19 06:02:35 GMT SINA.com DETROIT – Lee Pierce doesn't have anything against the eco-friendly hybrids and electric vehicles on display at the North American International Auto Show. But low emissions and high mileage aren't why he drove the roughly 500 miles from his Knoxville, Tenn., home to Detroit.

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Motown resembles a ghost town

2009-01-15 03:35:42 GMT China Daily DETROIT: It was showtime again in the Motor City, but not as glaring, full-blown and bustling as before.

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Chinese eco-cars make a splash at Detroit Auto Show

2009-01-13 08:23:56 GMT Xinhua English DETROIT, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Over 1,000 journalists and industry experts swarmed BYD Auto's news conference Monday, an almost unprecedented scene for Chinese car makers in the history of the renowned Detroit Auto Show.

Recession got you down? Buy a hybrid

2009-01-13 07:00:57 GMT SINA.com DETROIT, Michigan – Auto makers are pegging their hopes for a recovery on electric and hybrid vehicles, with a large number of prototypes unveiled at the North American International Auto Show this week.

Glint of greener cars fails to lift pall over Detroit auto show

2009-01-13 06:57:42 GMT SINA.com DETROIT, Michigan – The glint of a host of greener cars failed to lift the pall hanging over the Detroit auto show Sunday, as the industry faced tanking sales and General Motors and Chrysler fought for their very survival.

GM shows plan for Chevy minicar, electric Cadillac

2009-01-13 06:49:24 GMT SINA.com DETROIT -- General Motors Corp. turned its opening news conference at the Detroit auto show into a pep rally touting the health of the company and its products, announcing plans Sunday to build a 40-mile-per-gallon minicar for the U.S. market and unveiling a Cadillac concept car powered by electricity like the Chevrolet Volt.

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Detroit auto show highlights energy saving

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China's BYD shines at North American Int'l Auto Show

2009-01-13 07:38:07 GMT Xinhua English China's BYD F6DM, powered by electric motors and gasoline engine, is displayed at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), in Detroit, the United States, January 11, 2009.

Lincoln C concept vehicle

2009-01-13 07:30:48 GMT SINA.com The Lincoln C concept vehicle is introduced during a press preview at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Automakers put on a brave face as they introduced new models at the Detroit auto show amid a collapse of industry sales that could lead to the disappearance of iconic brands.

'We're electric'

2009-01-13 07:28:04 GMT SINA.com General Motors employees hold signs and chant before a vehicle reveal during press days at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, January 11, 2009.