Blue Oval Connect Auto Show Newswire

January 15, 2013

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Auto Show News
Ford Atlas Concept
Ford Atlas Concept: The Future of Pickups

Ford today unveiled the Ford Atlas Concept to showcase the design, capability, fuel efficiency and smart technologies that will define future pickup trucks.

"The Ford Atlas Concept previews the innovations that will transform what people expect from their pickup," said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development. "With 36 years as America's best-selling pickup, we are absolutely committed to setting the agenda in the truck market."

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Lincoln MKC Concept
MKC Concept New Opportunity for Lincoln

Lincoln introduced the MKC Concept, a vision of how Lincoln will enter the industry's fastest-growing small luxury utility segment.

With nearly 60 percent growth in 2012 and more than 200 percent in the last four years, the small luxury utility segment has far eclipsed all other luxury segments. The opportunity is a key next step in Lincoln's strategy to grow with four all-new vehicles targeted at the highest-growth segments over the next four years.

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Employee Event
Ford Employees, Retirees Enjoy Sneak Preview of Detroit Auto Show

Ford employees and retirees – many accompanied by family and friends – packed Joe Louis Arena Sunday for a special preview of the shows that Ford and Lincoln will present to the press this week at the 2013 NAIAS.

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Lincoln Art
Lincoln Returns to 2013 NAIAS with Its Art

Lincoln adds new features, underscoring the brand's commitment to a personalized experience while maintaining surprising and sophisticated visual elements at its NAIAS display.

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Band member and family
The Band Plays on as One Family Adds a Fourth Generation

Plugged in and amped up, for the first time ever at the North American International Auto Show employee preview event a live band accompanied the show.

And one of the band members shares a deep connection with the company, spanning four generations.

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Video Corner
Ford Press Conference
2013 Ford NAIAS Press Conference
Watch Ford's press conference from the Detroit auto show and learn more about the company's plans for profitable growth for all and the Built Ford Tough legacy.

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Lincoln Press Conferece
2013 Lincoln Motor Company NAIAS Press Conference
Learn more about the next step in the evolution of the Lincoln Motor Company by watching the company's press conference from NAIAS.

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Outside Voices
Ford F-150 Atlas Concept: Truck Stays In Step in Detroit
(The Car Connection) The 2013 Detroit Auto Show has already seen the world debut of the 2014 Chevy Silverado and the 2014 GMC Sierra--and to keep itself in the headlines along with its arch-rival, Ford showed of a new Atlas truck concept that could predict a new pickup truck to come in the near future. To read the full article, click here.

Lincoln MKC Concept is a Little Bit of Luxury
(FOX News) The Lincoln MKC concept crossover could be the brand's next shot at relevance, but it likely will have to wait another year--until at least spring of 2014--to make the transition from Detroit Auto Show dream to showroom reality. To read the full article, click here.

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Debuts at NAIAS Along With Vintage Support
(Torque News) While it seemed like pretty much everyone in the automotive world attended the debut of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at the Russell Industrial Center in Detroit, the opening day of the 2013 Detroit auto show offered many a first chance to meet the gorgeous new C7 Corvette.To read the full article, click here.

Corolla's Concept Hints at Its Future
(The Detroit News) Toyota is likely to reveal its latest Corolla this fall, and if -- as many industry observers expect -- it looks anything like the Corolla Furia unveiled Monday, you can dump all those negative stereotypes. To read the full article, click here.

BMW Unveils 4-Series Concept Coupe, Touts 2012 as its 'Best Year Ever'
(Detroit Free Press) BMW unveiled its 4-series concept coupe, along with other models including a new brand of electric car, at the North American International Auto Show, and touted 2012 as its "best year ever." To read the full article, click here.

Detroit Shows its Mojo is Back
(The Detroit News) Four years after the U.S. $85 billion auto bailout and a global recession that shook automakers that escaped a near-death experience, U.S. automakers are focusing on making vehicles people want to buy and drive. To read the full article, click here.

Detroit Auto Show: Top 10 Stories to Drive 2013 NAIAS
(M Live) The 2013 North American International Auto Show officially started Monday in Detroit, and it’s expected to be one of the largest in recent years. To read the full article, click here.



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