Tag Archives: 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen reveals its electrified E-Golf for North America, due at LA this year

Volkswagen will officially be jumping on the electric vehicle bandwagon by introducing their first mass-produced electric vehicle at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show in the coming weeks. That said, the brand just revealed and confirmed their latest EV, which will take form as an electrified Golf. Due in the last quarter of 2014, the […]

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Report: Jaguar and Land Rover will not be attending 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Opting to focus its efforts on India’s New Delhi Auto Expo, Jaguar and Land Rover have made the decision to skip out on this year’s Detroit Auto Show. “Jaguar Land Rover recognizes the Detroit Show is a world class exhibition, but for 2012 we will not exhibit there,” says Stuart Schorr, JLR’s Vice President of […]

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Video: 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost ‘hero’ engine tore down in front of public

One of the things we would have really enjoyed seeing at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show was Ford’s tear down of the 2011 F-150 EcoBoost ‘hero’ engine. Instead of disassembling the engine in front of press, Ford decided to take it apart in from of the public. Over the past three months, Ford’s EcoBoost engine […]

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2011 Detroit Auto Show attendance up 3 percent from 2010

The 2011 Detroit Auto Show was probably one of the best things that happened to the city in the past couple of years. According to the final numbers released yesterday by the event’s organizers, attendance at the 2011 show totaled 735,3670 visitors, a 3 percent gain over 2010’s show. This year’s show also included the […]

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Follow up: Stolen BMW 7-Series from Detroit Auto Show recovered

Police in Detroit have recovered the BMW 750xi stolen on Wednesday, at it was waiting to be loaded onto an auto carrier truck to be shipped back to BMW North America’s headquarters in New Jersey. The car was valued at $94,000. Police confirmed that the vehicle was recovered, but offered no additional details as to […]

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2011 Detroit: Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty Edition

2011 Detroit: Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty Edition shows up in Detroit

We’ve already seen pictures of the four-door 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Call of Duty: Black Ops Edition but hidden at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show as the two-door version. Based on the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon model the Call of Duty edition features dark Rubicon wheels in a high-gloss Mineral Gray. First time at egmCarTech? Visit […]

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2011 Detroit: Tesla Model S skeleton unveiled, production starts mid-2012

We’re still emptying out our cameras from the 2011 Detroit Auto Show so stay tuned for some more coverage. First up, the Tesla Model S skeleton. Giving fans a more detailed look at the Model S, the display shows how the Model S was engineered from the ground up as an electric-vehicle. “The Model S […]

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Thieves make off with $94,000 BMW 7-Series from Detroit Auto Show

Two thieves in Detroit made off with a good score; a 2011 BMW 750xi Sedan worth about $94,000. The car was left idling outside the Westin Book Cadillac, one of the major hotels in Detroit. The car was part of a fleet sent to Detroit by BMW in order to chauffeur guests and executives around […]

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2011 Detroit: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-CELL confirmed for production

Here at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, green vehicles took center stage at Mercedes-Benz’s display. Of course, the most outstanding one was the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-CELL, which has been confirmed for production and will be the first ever all battery-powered vehicle from AMG. The electric supercar is being produced as part of Mercedes-Benz’s “AMG […]

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2011 Detroit: Chrysler 200 Super S, Fiat 500 by Mopar show Auburn’s customization skills

What seems like something that should’ve debuted at the SEMA instead of the Detroit Auto Show, Chrysler revealed the 200 Super S, which is a standard 200 modified and designed by in-house tuning firm, Mopar. Joining the 200 Super S was a customized Fiat 500 – also tricked out by Mopar. Now I know I […]

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