America’s notorious ‘Motor City’ works to emerge from darkness

Global Business

Detroit was once a thriving center for the automotive industry in America, which gave it its old nickname: ‘Motor City’. Decades of industrial decline and downsizing rendered the embattled city an example of urban decay.

As Detroit works to emerge from bankruptcy, efforts are building to re-brand the city as a tourist destination, and somewhere for new businesses to grow.

CCTV America’s Nick Harper reports.

America\'s notorious 'Motor City' works to emerge from darkness

Detroit was once a thriving center for the automotive industry in America, which gave it its old nickname: 'Motor City'. Decades of industrial decline and downsizing rendered the embattled city an example of urban decay. As Detroit works to emerge from bankruptcy, efforts are building to re-brand the city as a tourist destination ,and somewhere for new businesses to grow. CCTV America's Nick Harper reports.


Maureen Krauss on the burgeoning revival of Detroit, Michigan
CCTV America’s Michelle Makori spoke with Maureen Krauss. She’s the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Senior Adviser of Economic Development.

Maureen Krauss on the burgeoning revival of Detroit, Michigan

CCTV America's Michelle Makori spoke with Maureen Krauss. She's the Detroit Regional Chamber's Senior Adviser of Economic Development.


Detroit is truly a renaissance city. Find out how it’s growing out of the ruins of a bygone era and tune in TONIGHT to watch our full piece on Detroit’s transformation.

Posted by CCTV America on Wednesday, January 20, 2016