Automakers are unleashing cool new concept cars--and imaginations--at the 2005 North American International Auto Show.
Steering into the future
Ford shows off its SYN U.S. concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 9. The car sports bullet-resistant windows, a homey interior and a giant LCD screen. Ford says the vehicle "is designed for a population moving out of the suburbs and back into big cities."
General Motors' Larry Burns unveils the hydrogen fuel cell-powered "skateboard" on which the new Sequel concept vehicle is built. GM has eliminated traditional mechanical systems and substituted by-wire technology that will enhance braking, accelerating and handling.