News@noon: Auto show, arcade master, Golden Globes

The Detroit News

Today is Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, and the North American International Auto Show is well-underway at Cobo Center.

Ford at the North American International Auto Show.

We're knee-deep in breaking car news this morning: 

  • Ford is bringing back the Ranger in 2019 and Bronco in 2020. Both will be produced at the Michigan Assembly Plant.
  • In crossover news, President-elect Donald Trump thanked Ford and Fiat Chrysler for investing in the U.S. after Ford confirmed the Ranger/Bronco plans.
  • Meanwhile, the Bolt, Pacifica and Ridgeline won top honors for the North American Car, Utility Vehicle and Truck of the Year.
  • And we've got a variety of news from Volkswagen, which debut a new self-driving microbus today, hours after the government confirmed that a VW executive was arrested over the weekend in Florida in connection with the company's emissions scandal.
  • And there's much more auto show news to be seen on our website.

Marvin Yagoda, founder of Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum in Farmington Hills, died Sunday.

Goodbye, Marvin

  • Marvin Yagoda, founder and namesake of Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum in Farmington Hills, died Sunday, according to a post Monday morning on his business Facebook page. He was 78.

Lions are out

Snyder in Fraser

  •  Gov. Rick Snyder visited Fraser on Sunday to assess damage caused when a sinkhole opened up under several homes last month. 

Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller, from left, Fraser Mayor Joe Nichols, Gov. Rick Snyder and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel field questions from the media following a tour of the sinkhole damaged area at Hayes and 15 Mile Rd. in Fraser Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.

Let it snow...?

  • At least 2-4 inches of snow are on the way, and so are rain, sleet and messy roads, according to the National Weather Service. It all starts tonight.

Meryl Streep

  • Meryl Streep’s immediately acclaimed acceptance speech after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes turned out to be the opening volley in a war of words with President-elect Donald Trump.
  • Meanwhile, “La La Land” dominated the ceremony with seven awards — a Golden Globes’ record. “Moonlight” took the night’s final award, best motion picture in the drama category. 

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