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Detroit Auto Show 2009: What's New

Despite a historically troubling year for the auto industry, the show must go on, and the major automakers are showcasing a new breed of environmentally friendly concepts that reflect the direction of the industry as a whole. Some companies, most notably Nissan Motor have decided to skip the Detroit show altogether after the rough year for the industry as a whole. Click ahead for this year's innovative concepts and new cars on display at this year's Detroit Auto Show.

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Detroit Auto Show 2009

Trouble aside, the major automakers are showcasing a new breed of environmentally-friendly concepts that reflect the direction of the industry as a whole, alhtough some companies, most notably Nissan Motor, have decided to skip the Detroit auto show altogether this year. Click ahead for the innovative concepts and new cars on display at the show, officially known as the North American International Auto Show.

By Paul Toscano
Posted 13 Jan 2009