Jan 14th, 2013 - National News
The Cadillac ATS and Ram 1500 pickup are the North American Car and Truck of the Year winners.
The winners were unveiled Monday morning at Cobo Center in Detroit.
Car finalists were the Cadillac ATS, Ford Fusion, and Honda Accord. Truck and utility vehicle finalists were the Ford C-Max, Mazda CX-5, along with the Ram.
Forty-nine automotive journalists voted on the winning vehicles from the selected list of finalists.
A vehicle must be all new or substantially changed to be eligible.
This is the 20th year for the awards. Organizers accept no advertising, though carmakers try to capitalize on the marketing value of the honors.
Visitors to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit will get a chance to grab a ride in electric and hybrid vehicles.
The "Aisin Drive Green Experience" takes place in Michigan Hall, on the lower level of Cobo Center. The presenting sponsor is Japanese auto parts supplier Aisin. Vehicles from a number of manufacturers will be on the indoor track.
Press previews are Monday and Tuesday, and public days of the show run from Saturday through Jan. 27. During press previews, members of the media will get to drive on the track. During the public show, visitors may ride as passengers.
The driving track has been set up in past years in the lower level of Cobo Center during the show.
May 16th, 2013 - Local News
— An event featuring President George W. Bush has raised $400,000 to support the West Michigan Aviation Academy.
Bush spoke Wednesday to a crowd of roughly 900 during the second annual Leaders of...
May 15th, 2013 - Local News
The West Michigan Aviation Academy is preparing for a special Gala tonight that will take place in a hangar at the Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids. The featured speaker for this year's fun...
May 16th, 2013 - State News
— The average electric customer of Consumers Energy will start paying $1.67 more per month.
The $89 million rate increase was approved Wednesday by state regulators. It's less than a $110 million...
May 15th, 2013 - State News
— Law enforcement agencies statewide are holding events to mark National Police Week.
Ceremonies planned for Wednesday include the Port Huron Department of Public Safety, which will honor its pol...
May 16th, 2013 - National News
— Parts of North Texas have been slammed by tornadoes with at least six people killed.
The spring tornado outbreak destroyed or damaged dozens of homes and injured dozens of people. Officials say...
May 15th, 2013 - National News
— The House Agriculture Committee is set today to consider small cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program in an effort to appease conservatives who say the food aid has become too expensiv...
May 16th, 2013 - International News
— NATO says two of its service members and four civilian contractors were killed when a suicide car bomber struck a convoy belonging to the military alliance in the Afghan capital today.
May 15th, 2013 - International News
— Air India says the cockpit door of one of its planes got jammed during a flight while the captain was using the toilet, forcing an unscheduled landing by the co-pilot in central India.
May 16th, 2013 - Sports News
— Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period, Corey Crawford made 20 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 in the opener of their second-round playoff serie...
May 15th, 2013 - Sports News
— Miguel Cabrera homered, Doug Fister pitched seven impressive innings and Andy Dirks gave the Tigers a lift for a second straight night in Detroit's 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday. ...
Apr 30th, 2013 - Health News
— Looking for a new way to get that jolt of caffeine energy? Food companies are betting snacks like potato chips, jelly beans and gum with a caffeinated kick could be just the answer.
The Food an...
Apr 1st, 2013 - Health News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind diabetes drug from Johnson & Johnson that uses a new method to lower blood sugar.
The agency cleared J&J'...