Incoming General Motors CEO Mary Barra at the center of the press scrum during the North American International Auto Show. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Automakers like GM, Chrysler and Volkswagen are introducing new, cleaner diesel passenger cars to the U.S. market as fuel-efficient alternatives. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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At Detroit's North American International Auto on Monday, Ford unveiled the new F-150 with a body built almost entirely out of aluminum. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Eydie Gorme was most famous for being half of the husband-and-wife singing duo Steve and Eydie, with her husband, Steve Lawrence. In August, Gorme passed away at the age of 84. AP hide caption

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Imagine if the road ahead includes driverless cars. Jiha Hwang/Illustration from The Car in 2035: Mobility Planning for the Near Future is courtesy of the Civic Projects Foundation hide caption

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