Notes of optimism at Detroit auto show and stronger home sales and housing starts suggest recovery is gaining strength. But a return to normal will have to wait until 2014.
The Detroit auto show is full of the latest car ideas, including Honda's Urban SUV Concept, which the company says will create new value in the growing small-SUV segment. Honda debuted the new Urban SUV concept at the 2013 Detroit auto show.
The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel will have a fuel-efficiency rating of 21 mpg city, 30 mpg highway for the rear-wheel drive version, Jeep predicts.
The Detroit Auto show next week is one of the most important events on the automotive calendar, and 2013 features some exciting new vehicles coming onto the market.
The 2013 Dodge Dart is unveiled at the North American International Auto Show, Jan. 9, 2012, in Detroit, Mich.