12 must-see cars, trucks and SUVs coming to Detroit’s Auto Show

As auto shows go, none is more important than the annual gathering in Detroit.

The city famous as home to the American auto industry is where the world looks first for trends in auto design and innovation — and next week’s gathering will be no exception.

While the industry is awash in SUVs, reflecting a shift to the boxy vehicles by drivers, the North American International Auto Show in Detroit is shaping up as fairly balanced between crossovers, cars and pickups.