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  • For Michigan football fans only

     
    When is the athletic department going to stop scheduling these supposed creampuff schools for ostensible early-season scrimmage victories when the downside risk is being the "victim" of one of the greatest upsets in college football history? Michigan...
  • Edmunds.com tweaks its car-shopping website

    Edmunds.com tweaks its car-shopping website
    Edmunds.com, a website popular with car shoppers, is preparing a new home page and layout. I was recently directed to the site as a randomly chosen test subject. I hated it. Unlike most guinea pigs, though, I have the number for Edmunds' chief of...
  • A bankrupt Detroit, maybe down but never out

    A bankrupt Detroit, maybe down but never out
    Last week, with a massive $18-billion debt, Detroit became the largest American city to seek bankruptcy protection, and once again we are reading obituaries of the late, great Motor City. I don’t pretend to be an expert on Detroit, where I once...
  • No, we don't have a right to pry into the private lives of celebrities

    What do we, the public, have the right to know about celebrities? This past week, Prince Fielder, the Tigers' superstar, was defended by a teammate, Torii Hunter, during a radio interview. Hunter suggested that Fielder, who has struggled at the plate,...
  • New Yorker art critic Peter Schjeldahl waffles on Detroit debate

    New Yorker art critic Peter Schjeldahl waffles on Detroit debate
    It's not often that a high-profile critic publicly issues a mea culpa and reverses an opinion. But that's what happened last week when Peter Schjeldahl, the longtime art critic of the New Yorker magazine, backtracked on his stance on the Detroit Institute...
  • Original gearhead's start-stop quiz is pass-fail

    Original gearhead's start-stop quiz is pass-fail
    My old man loves cars. He doesn’t like technology. A tried and true gearhead who tinkers with his ’68 Ford Mustang while dreaming of carburetors and cubic inch displacement, he is an internal combustion engine (I.C.E.) guy living in an...
  • 2014 Chevrolet Silverado: GM sets new benchmarks for fuel economy, towing, looks

    2014 Chevrolet Silverado: GM sets new benchmarks for fuel economy, towing, looks
    It's hard not to feel like a possum about to go SPLAT! when you stand in front of the grille of the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. The full-size pickup has that kind of visual, um, impact. Plenty of competing pickups will share the flat possum's pain...
  • Time to cross over, Cadillac

    Time to cross over, Cadillac
    Dozens of promising and intriguing vehicles debuted at the Frankfurt, Germany, auto show in September. One should have been there, but wasn't. Where is Cadillac's small crossover SUV, its sporty and efficient little competitor for new models like the BMW...
  • Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick: 'I really, really, really messed up'

    Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick: 'I really, really, really messed up'
    Former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who turned Detroit into his personal wallet, was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for corruption in the city that has become the modern face of municipal bankruptcy. The city’s chief executive from 2002 to...
  • 2014 Stingray brings back memories as Chevy launches next generation

    2014 Stingray brings back memories as Chevy launches next generation
    The Chevrolet Corvette was anything but a performance car when the first one rolled out of a GM factory in 1953, recalls Werner Meier, owner of Masterworks Automotive Services in Madison Heights, Mich., a restoration shop that specializes in Corvettes....
  • Lincoln MKZ hybrid achieves balance of features, price

    Lincoln MKZ hybrid achieves balance of features, price
    Call me Goldilocks. Keep your hands to yourself, sailor. This ain't Fleet Week. It's the week I drove the 2013 Lincoln MKZ hybrid luxury sedan. The MKZ hybrid's fuel economy, technology, features and price are just right. It's the car to beat for...
  • GM's new vehicles dominate short list of award contenders

    GM's new vehicles dominate short list of award contenders
    It's early October, but that's not too soon to say this has been a very good year for General Motors. All six of the new vehicles GM has introduced so far in 2013 made the short list of contenders for the 2014 North American Car and Truck/Utility Awards....