Let’s start out with my in-the-moment string of notes during the Press Preview at this year’s NAIAS (Detroit Auto Show). This covers the main ideas about this year’s program at the time. I’ll add a few more comments and expanded thoughts at the end. Not sure if it’s an actual color trend, but there’s a […]
About 800 attend a fancy event that lets them get behind the wheel and kick the tires
The reveal of Mercedes-Benz’s first full redesign for its iconic G-Class is almost here. The new SUV makes its debut on January 15 at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit but Mercedes has already let slip some of the details. The redesign represents the most significant change to the G-Class line since the original...
DETROIT (AP) — Let me ask you this: Would a story that unpacks a list of tiresome words and phrases be impactful or a nothingburger? Worse, could it just be fake news?
Documents say the state of Michigan offered to let Amazon operate in Detroit with extensive tax breaks for three decades as part of the Motor City's pitch for the online … Click to Continue »
DETROIT (AP) — At least two big Uber stakeholders have agreed to sell part of their private shares to a group led by Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank in a deal that lets investors cash out at a discount and could bring management...Show More Summary
The 1988 film Action Jackson starred Carl Weathers as a Detroit cop who investigates a murderous union-busting corporation. It was a box office hit, but critics found it lacking. Formulaic but fun, if you like action movies. Let's learn some more about Action Jackson. Show More Summary
Tesla's semi-self-driving technology, Autopilot, got there first, but General Motors isn't letting the upstart California carmaker steal all of Detroit's thunder. GM has begun rolling out its own semi-autonomous system, Super Cruise,...Show More Summary
Wearing a dark suit jacket and mismatched pants, holding a cigarette in one hand and a cup of beer in the other, lead barker and could-be middle-manager Joe Casey of Detroit band Protomartyr wasn’t about to let the Pacific breeze soften his message on the first day of the Music Tastes Good food...
"Just let it be an earthquake... shake off any infirmity!"
Like “Dunkirk” and “Detroit” before it, “Clash” is cinema for the five senses that aims to seize a viewer in one anxious historical moment and not let them go, even after the end credits. The setting for co-writer/director Mohamed Diab’s harrowing film is that of Cairo, Egypt in 2013, two years after the Arab Spring. Show More Summary
On Monday, I wrote about a new report that found that Detroit’s highest-paying jobs are becoming increasingly clustered in the city’s downtown and midtown neighborhoods — areas where techcompanies like Twitter and Microsoft have or will soon have outposts. A reader commented it sounded like a case of not being able to please everyone. After all, more high-paying […]
There are some people who are simply unwilling to stand idly by and let white supremacists defile their proud image. We’re talking about the Detroit Lions, of course. After a version of their logo appeared on the shield of a white man surrounded by Confederate and Nazi flags at the Unite the Right rally, the [more]
A sale to China might be in FCA's best interest, but it might not be in the United States' best interest. Continue reading China own a Detroit automaker? Would the U.S. let that happen? China own a Detroit automaker? Would the U.S. let that happen? originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:35:00 EDT. Show More Summary
The Detroit News. July 18, 2017 State should let pooches on patios The Legislature is weighing a bill that would give restaurants the option of letting dog owners bring their … Click to Continue »
It’s been five years since Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow last inflicted a national tummyache on America with one of her tense, politically resonant thrillers. The director’s latest film doesn’t sound like it’ll let up onShow More Summary
Any David Cage game is about choice and, unsurprisingly, he's offering loads for Detroit
The Eli Tea Bar owner went from botany to boba Elias Majid didn’t expect to end up in food, let alone as one of the power players on Detroit’s increasingly cool food scene. In college, the Michigan-native majored in botany. But as his...Show More Summary
Detroit: Become Human lets you decide between peace or violence, but how far will you take it?
Grunge icon Chris Cornell died Wednesday night in Detroit at the age of 52. Cornell founded Soundgarden in the ‘80s and helped the Seattle grunge scene take over American rock music over the next decade. He was as essential as anyone in kicking off that movement, and remained active long after Soundgarden broke up the… Read more...