NAIAS 2015

The largest and most important annual showcase for US carmakers, now in its 27th year, is taking place between January 12-25 at the COBO Center in Detroit

Week in Review, January 17

Week in Review

Car party in Detroit; MetLife, oil projects, and drug deals also in the news

US carmakers target luxury market

GM and Ford seek to mount stronger challenge to German marques

Cadillac 2016 CTS-V

GM predicts higher profit margins in 2015

Car group delivered record 9.92m vehicles worldwide last year

BMW warns tech groups seeking car data

German carmaker highlights risk to drivers’ privacy

Alfa Romeo seeks to rediscover its mojo

Italian marque plans to revive its fortunes in the US market

Cadillac races to catch European rivals

Offensive aims to loosen grip of European carmakers

Musk looks beyond China slowdown

Tesla co-founder expects to sell a ‘few million’ cars a year by 2025

GM’s Bolt sparks electric car rivalry

‘Game-changer’ could offer 200-mile range for $30,000 price tag

Volvo brings Made in China to US drivers

The S60L marks a possible turning point for the motor industry

Detroit hails return of power and luxury

Carmakers aim to boost margins with sales of performance vehicles

Jaguar to launch F-Pace premium SUV

Car will be built in UK and take on BMW X4

GM says US sales could hit 2001 levels

Carmaker forecasts light vehicle sales of up to 17m this year

2014 show

Motor shows take back seat to tech expos

Manufacturers are turning to electronics events for big launches

Smart car technology takes a back seat

Manufacturers focus on driving experience at Detroit Auto Show

Ford’s aluminium move rattles steelmakers

Lighter F150 pick-up unveiled in shake-up to industry

Ford says more cars are not the answer

Group eyes bigger role in integrating cities’ transport systems

Stricter rules fuel car efficiency drive

US carmakers take new approaches to economy challenge

Mercedes in talks with Infiniti over SUVs

Premium carmakers look at shared vehicle platform

Sporty Toyota highlights rebrand efforts

Detroit show highlights intensifying race to win buyers

BMW and Toyota to develop sports car

New vehicle could be powered by hybrid engine

Fiat-Chrysler eyes US home and listing

Access to NY capital markets a key consideration, chief says

Big Auto revs up R&D to record levels

Technological advances guide increased spending

Ford pick-up showcases bullish spirits

Boldness reflects new confidence among big three US carmakers

AT&T leads charge into ‘connected’ cars

‘Car is becoming a smartphone on wheels’

Ford chief Mulally scotches Microsoft talk

Aim to end speculation that he might take over from Ballmer