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General Motors is rolling out zero-emissions vehicles with less than one horsepower each. That is, it’s using bicycles. More specifically, the automaker will be promoting employee bike sharing in and around its expansive Warren Technical Center campus. This is not the first time GM has used bikes. Another time was during WWII because of fuel […]

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The Audi allroad shooting brake PHEV concept is making its debut at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The two-door car is a hybrid crossover; Audi said its hybrid drive, which is as powerful as it is efficient, makes a new form of quattro drive possible – the e-tron quattro. “The show […]

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Mini confirmed its new Mini Cooper will see its U.S. version fully unveiled next month at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The latest generation of the Mini is said by the British premium brand to be once again a pioneer of individual style, premium quality and high-end technology. Mini added […]

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General Motors announced it will invest nearly $1.3 billion in five manufacturing sites in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana to produce new fuel-efficient engines and transmissions, enhance vehicle quality and streamline logistics. The investments, touching GM plants in Detroit, Flint and Romulus, Mich.; Toledo, Ohio and Bedford, Ind., will support production of a new V6 engine, […]

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Car sharing network Zipcar, Inc. announced the expansion of Zipcar Detroit, bringing the total number of Zipcars in the city up to 40. With the expansion, Detroit becomes Zipcar’s 25th major metropolitan market. “Bringing car sharing to a city made by cars and built for cars is a huge accomplishment for Zipcar,” said Zipcar President […]

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GM will be converting ex-shipping crates into gardens in order to green Detroit. General Motors announced it is turning 100 steel crates used for shipping engines to Orion Assembly into raised urban garden in vacant parking lots throughout Detroit, building on an earlier donation of 250 crates that enabled Cadillac Urban Gardens to bloom in […]

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The diesel-powered new Mazda6 race car did it again this weekend. The breakthrough victory was just a few weeks ago at Road Atlanta.  Now, the Mazda team backed it up with another win, this time in the Motor City.  Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez drove the #00 Visit Florida Racing SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel Mazda6 to […]

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We will likely see a new electric vehicle emerge out of Detroit. After an absence of over 70 years, Detroit Electric is returning to the Motor City, promising job creation and a range of 100-percent electric vehicles for the mass market. Detroit Electric has announced the establishment of its corporate headquarters on the 18th floor […]

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