Archive | Detroit Dispatch

RSS feed for this section

Los Angeles Auto Show

Los Angeles Auto Show Logo

The widely watched Los Angeles Auto Show will present more than 1,000 new vehicles in the spacious LA auto show November 13-December 1. LA’s Convention Center hosts Southern California’s nearly 1,000 new-car dealers in the world’s largest market, which traditionally stage the annual LA auto show in the fall season. This year, hot attractions will […]

Trio of Diesels Help Germans for 2015

Diesel Fuel

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY- Focused as it is around European makers, German automakers are pressing their U.S. and China luxury sedan salesmen to push diesel-engine cars, starting with the 2015-model year. The luxury sedan segment is led by three mainstays from Germany, each boasting diesel experience and more scoring higher performance numbers and resale values. BMW with […]

GM RESHUFFLES BUICK, CADILLAC IN REVIVAL MOVES

2015 Cadillac ATS

GM has made major reshuffling moves in its venerable Buick and Cadillac brands in surprising changes in leadership. One of the industry’s most highly regarded executives, Johan de Nysschen, has left Infiniti and VW/Audi to take command of Cadillac, replacing Robert Ferguson, now a GM lobbyist in Washington. GM’s president, Dan Ammann, called de Nysschen […]

Acura RLX Wins Best-in-Class Sedan

2014 Acura RLX Silver Moon

Global drivers of sedans have experienced a difficult time this year. Which upmarket entries lead the 2015-model derby? What accessory clinched the champion’s charge to gold medal? In a final field consisting of Civic, Sentra, Mazda 3, Dodge Dart, Kia Forte and Jetta Diesel? The field of compacts has been shared among Acura’s MDX and […]

Motor Trends: Compact Sedans Spur U.S. Car Sales

used cars

Premium Sedans Sparked by “Car Selling Cars” This year the sedan compacts in class carry hefty weight into the next new model season. Winners in each category should be singled out, inasmuch as this summer’s U.S. new-vehicle segments almost all posted gains in May 2014. The premium sedan segment spearheaded the boomlot, surprising all with […]