Ford Recreating Empire State Building Promotion

The 2015 Ford Mustang was a big hit at the 2014 Cleveland Auto Show.

The 2015 Ford Mustang was a big hit at the 2014 Cleveland Auto Show.

 

In 1964, Ford celebrated the debut of the Ford Mustang by placing one atop the Empire State Building. As they celebrate the grand debut of the 50th Anniversary model, Ford is recreating the promotion.

The Ford Motor Co. announced Tuesday it will place the 2015 Ford Mustang Convertible atop the Empire State Building in the New York Skyline. The all-new convertible model will sit atop the New York City skyline for 54 hours starting on April 16.

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Kia debuts new luxury sedan

Kia took the stage at the Detroit Auto Show Tuesday to debut its new premium sedan, the 2014 Kia Cadenza.

The Cadenza, known as the K7 back home in South Korea, resembles the Optima and somewhat mirrors it brother the Hyundai Azera. This is Kia’s attempt to enter the luxury sedan market, so of course it will carry a number of luxury features, including Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC), Blind Spot Detection (BSD) and Lane-Departure Warning System (LDWS). The Cadenza is expected to arrive in Kia retail showrooms in the second quarter of this year, and pricing will be announced closer to the vehicle’s on-sale date.

Kia says the popularity of the Kia Optima SXL was one of many factors which contributed to decision to launch a luxury model in the U.S.

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Ford F-150 Atlas Concept Revealed

Ford Atlas Concept

Ford F-150 Atlas Concept

 

The Ford Motor Company stole the show Thursday with the debut of the Ford F-150 Atlas Concept.

This F-150 concept is the future of the pickup and left onlookers speechless during its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

“The Ford Atlas Concept previews the innovations that will transform what people expect from their pickup,” said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development. “With 36 years as America’s best-selling pickup, we are absolutely committed to setting the agenda in the truck market.”

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Hyundai unveils HCD-14 Genesis Concept car at Detroit Auto Show

Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis Concept teaser

Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis Concept teaser

Concept cars are the art pieces of the automotive world. Showing off futuristic lines, beautiful interiors, and aesthetics that are out of this world the concept car can be unbelievable to behold.

At the Detroit Auto Show Hyundai has unveiled their HCD-14 Genesis concept.

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Nissan Leaf to be the least expensive Electric Vehicle

2013 Nissan Leaf

The 2013 Nissan Leaf will have a dramatic price drop in 2013, according to Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn.

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a massive price drop for the base model 2013 Nissan Leaf, making it the least expensive Electric Vehicle on the market.

The new starting price for the 2013 Nissan Leaf S starts at $28,800, a drop from the $35,000-plus price tag for the 2012 debut of this all electric model.

Ghosn, speaking at a forum during the North American International Auto Show, credited moving production from Japan to Tennessee as one of the major reasons for the price drop. The Leaf’s lithium-ion battery and electric motors are manufactured in the United States.

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Honda Urban SUV debuts in Detroit

Honda Urban Concept SUV

Honda debuted this Urban Concept SUV Monday at the Detroit Auto Show. Photos from American Honda.

Honda introduced a new “Urban SUV Concept” at the Detroit Auto Show Monday. This new, yet-to-be-named concept car one of the top attractions of Monday’s show.

From what we see, it appears to based off the Honda Fit platform, and will be slotted below the already popular Honda CR-V, in terms of its size and price.

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Ford to invest $773 million, create 2,350 jobs

2013 Ford Fusion

With redesigns like this 2013 Ford Fusion, the Ford company is looking to expand American Production

The Ford Motor Co. announced Thursday that it plans to invest more than $700 million and create more than 12,000 jobs in the United States over the next few years.

This is good news for automotive giant, who has saw a very successful 2012. Initially, 2,350 jobs will created in Ford’s home state of Michigan, with more than 12,000 new American jobs added by 2015.

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Top manufacturers make news in Detroit

Hyundai, Ford, Honda and Nissan all made news Tuesday at the Detroit Auto Show, debuting or confirming updates to some of the most popular vehicles on the road today.

The Mustang enthusiasts will absolutely love this news: 50th anniversary Shelby Mustangs!

Ford rolled one out Tuesday afternoon, and announced it will come in three packages, GT500 Super Snake, GT350 and GTS. The vehicle will feature gold stripes on white or black paint, custom design in the interior, special wheels and a unique VIN.

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Hyundai, Ford and Nissan shine at Detroit Auto Show

Hyundai, Ford and Nissan got off to fast starts at the Detroit Auto Show Monday, making the biggest news of the early portions of the show.

The Hyundai Elantra was maybe the biggest winner of the day, as it was named the 2012 North American Car of the Year.

The Elantra was chosen by a panel of 50 automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada.

Ford also had a big day, which included the debut of the 2013 Ford Fusion. The four-door sedan will come in gas, hybrid and plug-in options, and the EcoBoost, 1.6 liter engine is expected to receive 26 mpg in the city and 37 mpg in the highway.

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