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Software rules at Detroit Motor Show

Is it the car you want to buy or is it the cameras, software and sensors on board you are after? Plenty of choice at the Detroit Motor Show

Is it the car you want to buy or is it the cameras, software and sensors on board you are after? Plenty of choice at the Detroit Motor Show

Science_technology

World's first 3D-printed car is born in Detroit

3D printers are everywhere and can be used to recreate almost anything, from buildings to airplanes and even human organs. So it was only a question

3D printers are everywhere and can be used to recreate almost anything, from buildings to airplanes and even human organs. So it was only a question

Business

North American International Auto Show opens in Detroit

The North American International Auto Show opens in Detroit this week showcasing what carmakers hope will be the future. Style and performance is

The North American International Auto Show opens in Detroit this week showcasing what carmakers hope will be the future. Style and performance is

News

Heavy flooding in Detroit causes chaos on the roads

Motorists were stranded in Detroit in the United States after almost 12 centimetres of rain fell in just one day. Some of the heaviest rain came

Motorists were stranded in Detroit in the United States after almost 12 centimetres of rain fell in just one day. Some of the heaviest rain came

Culture

The Supremes celebrate 50th anniversary

It’s been fifty years since The Supremes released their first number-one hit single 'Where Did Our Love Go', the first of five such consecutive hits

It’s been fifty years since The Supremes released their first number-one hit single 'Where Did Our Love Go', the first of five such consecutive hits

Business

General Motors recall 'subject to criminal investigation'

US government prosecutors are reportedly looking into whether carmaker General Motors broke the law in not properly revealing problems with some of

US government prosecutors are reportedly looking into whether carmaker General Motors broke the law in not properly revealing problems with some of

Business

Europe car makers look to the US growth market

Looking your best is vital if you want to impress the Americans and polish and posture were present everywhere at the Detroit Motor show which opened

Looking your best is vital if you want to impress the Americans and polish and posture were present everywhere at the Detroit Motor show which opened

News

USA: parents want pregnant daughter removed from life support

Since November 26, every heartbeat for Marlise Munoz has been assisted by machines. Marlise was 14 weeks pregnant when she was found unconscious on

Since November 26, every heartbeat for Marlise Munoz has been assisted by machines. Marlise was 14 weeks pregnant when she was found unconscious on

News

Detroit given go ahead to begin bankruptcy process

A federal judge has ruled that the city of Detroit should be protected from its creditors making it the first time in US history that a major city

A federal judge has ruled that the city of Detroit should be protected from its creditors making it the first time in US history that a major city

News

US court ruling casts doubt over Detroit bankruptcy application

The first legal shots have been fired in what looks set to be a protracted US court battle over Detroit’s bankruptcy application. A state judge has

The first legal shots have been fired in what looks set to be a protracted US court battle over Detroit’s bankruptcy application. A state judge has

Business

Down and out in Detroit

Detroit is an economic basket case. More than 75,000 abandoned buildings mean the city’s income from property taxes has fallen by 40 percent in the

Detroit is an economic basket case. More than 75,000 abandoned buildings mean the city’s income from property taxes has fallen by 40 percent in the

News

Motor City runs out of fuel in largest US city bankruptcy

Once the beating heart of America’s motor industry, Detroit shows few signs of being the giant of industry it once was, becoming the largest city in

Once the beating heart of America’s motor industry, Detroit shows few signs of being the giant of industry it once was, becoming the largest city in

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Detroit becomes biggest US city to file for bankruptcy

Already a picture of urban decline, Detroit has become the largest US city to file for bankruptcy to try to resolve debts which have reached $18.5

Already a picture of urban decline, Detroit has become the largest US city to file for bankruptcy to try to resolve debts which have reached $18.5

Business

Motor City gets moving again for 2013

The Detroit Motor Show is putting on a brave face for 2013 – or else it is real confidence flowing from Motor City again as US makers release a slew

The Detroit Motor Show is putting on a brave face for 2013 – or else it is real confidence flowing from Motor City again as US makers release a slew

Special_reports

Detroit: Bailing out the American Dream

Detroit, better known as the Motor City or simply Motown, is  a city which for decades stood as a symbol of the American dream.   Ford, General

Detroit, better known as the Motor City or simply Motown, is  a city which for decades stood as a symbol of the American dream.   Ford, General

News

Life sentence for underwear bomber

A Nigerian man who tried to blow up a US plane with a bomb hidden in his underwear has been sentenced to life in prison. A federal judge in Detroit

A Nigerian man who tried to blow up a US plane with a bomb hidden in his underwear has been sentenced to life in prison. A federal judge in Detroit

Business

Detroit Auto Show opens amid signs of recovery

As the Detroit Auto Show opens the US car industry is celebrating a total turn-around, gearing up for good times having morphed from meltdown three

As the Detroit Auto Show opens the US car industry is celebrating a total turn-around, gearing up for good times having morphed from meltdown three

News

Underpants bomb trial underway in Detroit

The process of trying the alleged ‘underwear bomber’ has begun in the United States with jury selection. 250 potential candidates are being

The process of trying the alleged ‘underwear bomber’ has begun in the United States with jury selection. 250 potential candidates are being

Business

Detroit gears up for electric sales growth

Renewed optimism in the car industry means that at the North American International Auto Show, opening this week in Detroit, there are twice as many

Renewed optimism in the car industry means that at the North American International Auto Show, opening this week in Detroit, there are twice as many

News

Not guilty plea for Detroit bomb suspect

A US court has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab – the Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US-bound airliner

A US court has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab – the Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US-bound airliner

News

Motown waits to discover its fate

A setback in Congress for the bailout moves of the US carmakers has raised fears of an industry collapse that would jeopardise millions of jobs and

A setback in Congress for the bailout moves of the US carmakers has raised fears of an industry collapse that would jeopardise millions of jobs and