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From Cadillac to Honda, New York Show Steals Detroit’s Thunder

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What’s New at This Year’s New York Auto Show?

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Detroit may be where cars are made, but New York is becoming the town to show them off.

Just look around at the New York International Auto Show. Honda Motor Co. chose the Big Apple to surprise the motoring press and car buffs with a sneak reveal of the all-new Civic, one of the Japanese company’s most important models. While General Motors Co. could have shown off its bread-and-butter Chevrolet Malibu and its most expensive Cadillac sedan in Detroit in January, executives instead chose New York.