Though Detroit continues to struggle through bankruptcy proceedings, the Motor City’s largest industry will take center stage for the next two weeks at the Detroit auto show.
After the U.S. auto industry posted its highest sales since the recession in 2013, American and international automakers plan 50 “reveals” of new vehicles and concept cars Monday and Tuesday. The North American International Auto Show, held at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit, hosts media and industry days before opening to the public Saturday.
On Monday morning, General Motors swept the show’s awards, with the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray winning the North American Car of the Year and the Chevrolet Silverado winning Truck of the Year. The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will also be unveiled at the show.
The 2015 Ford F-150 truck and the 2015 Chrysler 200 are two of the most anticipated reveals, and global automakers will also unveil 2015 models, from the Honda Fit subcompact to the Porsche 911 Targa. On Sunday, Volkswagen announced plans to plans to build an midsize SUV and invest $7 billion in North America.
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