Paris Motor Show
Automotive News Europe's coverage from Paris
Sept. 28, 2016 19:45 CET
VW has previewed an electric car due in 2020 that it says will have a range of between 400 to 600km (250 to 370 miles). The automaker said the model, called the ID, "starts the countdown to a new era" for the company.... Read More
Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce among automakers skipping Paris show as glitz fades in Web age
Sept. 15, 2016 11:38 CET
Ford, Volvo and Rolls-Royce are among the automakers skipping the Paris auto show as the once-unmissable event succumbs to changes sweeping the auto industry. Instead of spending millions to woo consumers to crowded exhibition centers, companies are reaching out to buyers where they like to spend time -- on Instagram and blogs.... Read More
Mitsubishi to showcase plug-in SUV with long electric range
Sept. 15, 2016 14:12 CET
Mitsubishi's GT-PHEV concept showcases the automaker's latest ideas for a new family of SUVs with electrified powertrains.... Read More
Bye-bye Bentley, hello Dyson?
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2016
DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC:
The list of exhibitors for this week's Paris auto show is the latest indication that the industry is changing fast. Vacuum maker Dyson will be at the event amid reports that the company is developing an electric car.... Read More
Opel's Ampera bombed, but thankfully for its successor no one noticed
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 13, 2016
One of the eco-friendly highlights premiering at the Paris auto show will be the Ampera-e, Opel's second foray into electrified powertrains. Yet the brand's marketing chief revealed that the model came close to getting a different name.... Read More
Will the Mercedes pickup truck be called X class?
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 8, 2016
Mercedes will preview its upcoming pickup truck at the Paris auto show this autumn, according to a media report. Mercedes plans to sell the truck in Europe, Latin America, South Africa and Australia.... Read More
The Volkswagen I.D. is the first model based on the automaker's Modular Electric Drive Kit and has a range of 248 to 372 miles, Volkswagen says. Its electric motor has an output of 125 kW.