Visitors from all over the world pack up and head for Detroit every January to take part in the NAIAS. Alongside brands based in the US, plenty of big German manufacturers present the most recent models at the trade fair.
With more international car manufacturers prioritizing rival events in Chinese cities like Shanghai and Beijing, the Tokyo event is rapidly becoming a domestic-focused, second-tier show. Julian Ryall reports.
Tesla has leapfrogged General Motors to become the biggest US car manufacturer by market value. It's the clearest sign yet that Wall Street considers Silicon Valley - and not Detroit - as the future of the industry.
From Motown to the civil rights movement, Detroit has left a mark on US history, but since slipped into decay. Pulitzer Prize-winner David Maraniss tells DW how the city lost its way - and how it can get its edge back.
Carmakers from around the globe are presenting new models in Detroit. Volkswagen's new CEO will face competitors and a skeptical US public at a major auto show for the first time since the Dieselgate scandal broke.
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