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  • An art to solving Detroit's debt

    An art to solving Detroit's debt
    Late last month, the Detroit Free Press ran a major article on a problem that seems unthinkable: the likelihood of the precious artworks in the Detroit Institute of the Arts being sold to help pay the crippling debts of the City of Detroit. "It is an...
  • 2014 Stingray brings back memories as Chevy launches next generation

    2014 Stingray brings back memories as Chevy launches next generation
    The Chevrolet Corvette was anything but a performance car when the first one rolled out of a GM factory in 1953, recalls Werner Meier, owner of Masterworks Automotive Services in Madison Heights, Mich., a restoration shop that specializes in Corvettes....
  • Perfect suckers for the Bears

    Perfect suckers for the Bears
    If the Bears can’t play the Cardinals again, then they get perhaps the best opponent for their half of a must-win/then-pray Sunday to decide their postseason fate. I mean, do you know how bad the Lions are? Bad enough to lose 38-10 to the...
  • Fiat to Build Small Jeep in Italy

     
    Fiat confirmed expected plans to build a Jeep in Europe, where low car sales have many factories running well under capacity. The Detroit Free Press reports the Italian automaker, which owns 58.5% of Chrysler, plans to build a small Jeep......
  • Michigan governor vetoes guns-in-schools bill

     
    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder this afternoon vetoed a bill which would have allowed concealed weapons in schools, day care centers, churches and stadiums, the Detroit Free Press is reporting. Snyder's decision comes on the heels of the murder of 20  school...
  • 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Missed Super Bowl Halftime Show

     
    If the cameo reunion of Destiny's Child didn't surprise you enough, Super Bowl XLVII's halftime show was supposed to have another stunner: the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. The Detroit News reports producers approached GM about including the seventh-generation...
  • EPA Estimates Your Share of Cost for Fuel-Economy Mandate

     
    If you could double your new car's gas mileage, how much would that be worth to you? If you're thinking of a number somewhere in the neighborhood of $2,600, you'll at least be spared the sticker shock. The EPA projects......
  • Chrysler Delays 2014 Jeep Cherokee One Month

     
    Fans of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee will have to wait until the kids start summer vacation to buy one. Chrysler told The Detroit Free Press on Thursday that its midsize SUV, slated to hit dealers right about now, won't arrive......
  • Ford Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Unintended Acceleration

     
    Consumers in 14 states have filed a class-action lawsuit against Ford over unintended acceleration in cars built between 2002 and 2010. The suit, which was filed in a West Virginia U.S. District Court on March 28, alleges that Ford models......
  • Concept Cars Make Big Splash at Shanghai Motor Show

     
    On April 20, the 2013 Shanghai motor show kicked off. As The Detroit Free Press puts it, the event served up a high-decibel dosage of fashion, sports and music (oh, and cars) to some 10,000 journalists. More than 100 automakers......
  • New Yorker art critic Peter Schjeldahl waffles on Detroit debate

    It's not often that a high-profile critic publicly issues a mea culpa and reverses an opinion. But that's what happened last week when Peter Schjeldahl, the longtime art critic of the New Yorker magazine, backtracked on his stance on the Detroit Institute...