Electric shuffle for Detroit automakers

At the Motor City's big show, GM takes the pole position with its Volt concept car. Ford, meanwhile, is thinking digital

CNET News staff
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At the Motor City's big show, GM takes the pole position with its Volt concept car. Ford, meanwhile, is thinking digital.

Photos: The one-of-a-kind Efijy concept car

Two-door coupe on the Corvette chassis roars into Detroit to pay tribute to a 1953 favorite of Australian hot-rodders.
January 12, 2007

Video: Ford Interceptor concept

cnet reviews The design of the 400-horsepower V8 Interceptor four-door sedan revisits Ford's big-block past, with a subtly retro look.
January 11, 2007

2007 Detroit auto show

From the new Mini Cooper to the Volvo XC60 concept, CNET offers up its impressions of the show in text, photos and video.
January 11, 2007

Photos: Far-flung concepts

cnet reviews At the 2007 Detroit auto show, we found outrageous concepts--from the Nissan Bevel to a nouveau Airstream--that aren't likely to hit the road in anything like their present form.
January 9, 2007

Photos: Chevrolet Volt Concept

cnet reviews GM's new electric car concept uses advanced materials and a unique hybrid system, packaged with radical exterior and interior styling.
January 9, 2007

Alpine imprints a stage on a car

blog Alpine's Imprint isn't a new car stereo or amplifier--instead, it's part methodology and part technology for designing the perfect sound to fit any car.
January 9, 2007

Detroit gets a buzz from electric cars

Though not quite ready to commit completely to electric, most automakers are getting serious about alternative-fuel technology.
January 8, 2007

Photos: Concepts take charge in Detroit

Concept cars, including some eco-friendly ones, make their debut at the North American International Auto Show.
January 8, 2007

Ford, Microsoft get in Sync on in-car tech

The companies announce plans for a new in-car entertainment system that will start showing up on new cars later this year.
January 7, 2007

GM goes electric with new concept car

GM revives idea of a mass-market electric car, unveiling a new concept car called the Volt designed to use little or no gasoline.
January 8, 2007

Chevy Volts forward

blog The Volt concept car seems especially designed to counteract the bashing GM got in the movie Who Killed the Electric Car?
January 7, 2007

Chrysler's breakfast nook on wheels

blog Come on, wake up! There really is something interesting about these minivans.
January 7, 2007

Photos: Revving up for the Detroit auto show

Where better than the Motor City to unveil a concept car like the Toyota FT-HS hybrid sportster--or dozens of other models.
January 5, 2007

previous coverage

Images: Can the Hummer turn over a new leaf?

Trying to make hydrogen a workable fuel for cars isn't nearly as much fun as designing an SUV that breathes like pond scum.
December 24, 2006

New directions in car safety and navigation

Automotive safety features are increasingly being developed to address emergencies, with communications technology a top priority.
Photos: Car safety down the road
December 14, 2006