MotorBlog Watch | July 19, 2013 : Detroit, Chevrolet, Ford, Lamborghini

MotorBlog WatchDetroit Files For Largest Municipal Bankruptcy In U.S. History
The City of Detroit has just filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history, according to news reports. (JALOPNIK)+++

Next-gen Chevy Cruze delayed
Next-gen Cruze delay; JCI unloads HomeLink; AutoNation care plan (AUTONEWS)+++


Ford Doubles Production of the MKZ Hybrid for the 2014 Model Year
Ford said it will double production of the MKZ Hybrid sedan for the 2014 model year, with forty percent dedicated to building the hybrid variant, according to Raj Nair, Ford’s vice president of global product development.  (CARSCOOPS)+++

This 2,005 HP Lamborghini Gallardo Will Eat You Alive Ever wonder what it’s like to drive a car with over twice the horsepower of a Bugatti Veyron? Just ask the guys at Underground Racing, the NC-based tuners that have just created this monster.(AUTOMOBLOG)+++

How it’s made: The Tesla Model S electric car (video)
Tesla recently said they were confident they could double their electric car production to 800 per week by late 2014. (TREEHUGGER)+++

A Jaguar Man’s Jaguar: Designer Ian Callum Does the Mark 2 His Way
Ian Callum, the design director of Jaguar, has — strangely enough — never actually owned one of his company’s cars. But he’s rebuilding one to his own specifications. (NYT)+++

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