2013 Detroit Auto Show: News, buzz and photos from the floor

The Toyota Corolla just wants to be cool

The media preview at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show is underway. Top story so far is the unveiling of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (details below).

Watch this post for news, photos and updates from the Maclean’s team:

Will the Furia help the Toyota Corolla become cool?
The Corolla is the best-selling car of all time, but Toyota hopes the sleek Furia will add a little sex appeal to a car known for its function.

Cancel the obituaries
The U.S. Big Three are back in the driver’s seat, writes Chris Sorensen.

Jessica Darmanin’s Instagram diary
Maclean’s associate photo editor is at the show and will be filing via Instagram between other assignments.

The 2014 Corvette:
One thousand people worked on the Corvette — the first all-new version in nine years. But it’s not just about the car, it’s about what it means. Writes the AP: To many owners, the new Corvette symbolizes the rebirth of America’s auto industry after its near death in 2009, showing the world that it again can lead in technology, styling and performance — at a lower cost that European competitors.

Here’s what people are saying on the floor: