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Report: Volkswagen to invest $1.7B in Ford Self-driving Partner Argo

Volkswagen Group is planning to invest approximately $1.7 billion in Argo, Ford Motor Co.’s autonomous vehicle partner company, according to a new report.

Detroit Restaurant Week Lexus Showroom Event

Detroit Restaurant Week kicked off with a showroom event celebrating the newly launched 2019 Lexus UX on Monday, Feb. 18 at Meade Lexus of Southfield. Guests enjoyed drinks and hors d’oeuvres by Andiamo Italia. Detroit Restaurant Week is a 10-evening celebration of the city’s dining scene with specials at 30 restaurants across the city. This year’s event started on Friday, Feb. 22 and will run through Sunday, March 3. // Photographs by Christine M.J. Hathaway
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Beyond Basics Kicks Off National Reading Month March 1 with Literacy Fundraising Gala in...

Beyond Basics, a family centered, literacy-focused 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing literacy programming in Detroit, Taylor, and Pontiac, has announced its annual gala will take place March 1 at the Detroit Athletic Club. As part of the organization’s 20th anniversary, the gala’s theme is “Coming Together for Children.”

Michigan Chamber in Lansing Outlines Legislative Priorities for 2019-2020

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce in Lansing Monday identified seven issue areas as legislative priorities for 2019-2020: education and workforce readiness, employer rights, energy and environment, health care, infrastructure, legal reform, and tax climate.

Mahle Unveils New Electric Concept Vehicle for Urban Driving

Mahle, an international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry with offices in Farmington Hills and Troy, unveiled its new electric mobility concept vehicle today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Ford Unveils All-New Explorer ST, Explorer Hybrid, New Shelby GT500 Mustang

Ford today introduced its all-new 2020 Explorer at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit — a complete redesign of America’s all-time best-selling SUV — that now features the broadest model lineup ever, more power and space, and smart new technologies to help tackle life’s adventures.

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Adds Performance, Technology, Luxury

The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty, the most powerful, most capable pickup in the segment with a towing capacity of 35,100 lbs. and a payload capacity of 7,680 lbs., was revealed today at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

New Volkswagen Passat Offers Upgraded Technology, Bolder Design

Volkswagen of America today unveiled its new 2020 Passat at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Today’s new Passat offers more of what matters: bolder design, upgraded technology, and enhanced access to convenience and driver-assistance features.

2020 Toyota Supra Makes World Debut in Detroit

The fifth-generation GR Supra, the first global Toyota GAZOO Racing model, made its undisguised world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, ending years of anticipation and speculation among sports car enthusiasts around the world.

2020 Lexus RC F, RC F Track Edition Debut in Detroit

Freshly updated for the 2020 model year, the Toyota RC F coupe with improved performance, revised styling and an all-new, limited production Track Edition were unveiled today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.