Cars

Lee Iacocca's Legacy

Jul 3, 2019
Lee Iacocca
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A giant of the American automotive industry has died. Lee Iacocca was 94. WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks about Iacocca’s legacy with Paul Eisenstein of TheDetroitBureau.com.


2019 Ram 1500
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Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 343,000 Ram pickup trucks worldwide because the air bags may not inflate in a crash.

Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously.

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Authorities have released the name of a 79-year-old man who died after accidentally driving his car into a southeastern Michigan river.

GM Announces Jobs, Electric Vehicle After Trump Criticism

Mar 22, 2019
General Motors
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Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit.

The 2019 NAIAS In Detroit: Photos

Jan 18, 2019
Joe Dandron / WKAR-MSU

The North American International Auto Show opens to the public in Detroit on Saturday. This week, WKAR intern Joe Dandron visited the show during press preview days to take photos of what's on display at Cobo Center.

Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer says automotive innovation goes hand-in-hand with Michigan’s efforts to fix its roads.


Genesis G70 photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit kicked off today with the announcement of Car, Truck and Utility Vehicles of the Year.


Ziv Levi and Jeff Rehm photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

Can a hacker seize control of your car? What’s the worst that could happen? The answers are yes, that could happen someday, and the result could be plenty bad.

A Michigan company is working on ways to improve the cyber security of cars.


Cadillac CT6 photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Cars with self-driving technology are no longer on the way. They’re here, and you can see some of them through Sunday at the North American International Auto Show at Detroit’s Cobo Center.


Buick Enclave Avenir photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit is open to the public through Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of people will converge on the Cobo Center to see the new models of cars, trucks and SUV’s coming from automakers all over the world. WKAR’s Scott Pohl visited this year’s show during press preview days to check out the Lansing-built General Motors vehicles on display. We’ll have several auto show interviews this week.


Buick Enclave photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The North American International Auto Show opens at Cobo Center in Detroit on Saturday. Hundreds of Thousands of people will be checking out all the cars, trucks and SUV's on display by the world's leading automakers.

Kevin Lavery, WKAR News

Memorial Day promotions may have helped the auto industry reverse a four-month downward trend in U.S. auto sales in May.

car and buildng
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The automotive industry has been and remains one of the main anchors of business in Michigan.  WKAR's Jim Peck takes a look at what the future may hold.


Bob McMahan photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Kettering's new vehicle and mobility systems development proving ground will open in the spring.


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