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Headlights, grilles and other doodads are stepping up and popping out on cars: from daytime running lights that go up the hood of the new Cadillac ATS, to a wide, bold grille on the Ford Fusion, to engraving within the lamps of the new Corvette and Ford Transit. They are inexpensive but distinctive, providing automotive eye candy that can even boost gas mileage or improve safety.
The North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews. It opens to the public Jan. 19. Here are some of the new cars and experimental concept vehicles that will debut at the show:
Paradise can leave a lasting impression.
Ian Poulter was still in the holiday spirit with the Tournament of Champions looming, and he didn't decide until Tuesday whether to open his season in Hawaii. He reluctantly packed his bags and didn't have high hopes for the first tournament of the year.
A better economy and extra demand after superstorm Sandy lifted U.S. auto sales last month.
During a prolonged economic slump that has made Americans pinch their pennies even tighter, automakers have tried to sell consumers on the growing gasoline efficiency of their newest vehicles.
ARK Per formance has created a Veloster sport coupe concept focused on an extreme sports alpine-enthusiast lifestyle. This concept debuts with Hyundai at the 2012 SEMA show and offers a finely tailored interior using materials, colors and design themes fitting an extreme winter sports lifestyle. The active sports theme carries outside to the exterior with a number of custom accessories appealing to mountain sports enthusiasts.
Three people seen inside a car that pulled up to a Southeast D.C. gas station attempted to use the credit card of a man who had been savagely attacked and left unconscious on Capitol Hill only 30 minutes earlier, the man's wife said Tuesday.
A Woodbridge teenager is behind bars on charges related to a drunken hit-and-run crash that left a man dead.
Hyundai's award-winning Genesis sedan continues its premium segment leadership for 2013 with simplified model offerings and a new ultimate navigation system with Blue Link telematics. The 5.0-liter direct-injected Tau V8 engine is now exclusively available in the fully-equipped 5.0 R-Spec model, the 4.6-liter V8 model is no longer available, and the 3.8-liter Lambda powertrain remains available with premium and technology packages, simplifying the Genesis line-up.
One woman was killed and another seriously injured early Saturday, after the car they were driving crashed into a brick wall, D.C. police said.
Police moved to complete the grim task of identifying the dead and notifying their families Friday evening in the aftermath of the movie theater massacre that left 12 dead and 58 wounded.
Those who remember the Dodge Dart from the 1970s recall a briefcase-sized family compact that wasn't cool but got you where you needed to go on a budget. During last week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game broadcast, TV viewers were treated to a rebranding of the nostalgic Dart, replete with a cameo from NFL superstar Tom Brady and background music from hip-hop king Jay-Z.
For the 2013 model year, Hyundai further delights Tucson shoppers by increasing the number of standard features on both Tucson GLS and the top-of-the-line Tucson Limited. The fast growing compact crossover segment now demands comfort features once belonging only to luxury models and favors miles per gallon over miles per hour. The new standard features on Tucson GLS are fog lights, automatic headlight control and heated front seats. The Limited trim level gains proximity key entry with push button start. Tucson packages these luxury comfort features with up to 32 mpg on the highway (EPA estimate) and a distinctive design making it a sophisticated CUV for active lifestyles, with a compact size ideal for singles and couples.
The 2012 Hyundai Veloster has been named one of the "10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000" by Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com. Editors of the trusted new- and used-car information resource applauded the three door coupe for its innovative technology and unique styling.