Nissan's new design chief on following a legend

After 30 years in Nissan studios around the world, Alfonso Albaisa has become Nissan's first non-Japanese head of global design. He's ready - even if it means laying down his pencil.

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Mustang-Camaro rivalry takes root in China

The all-American vibe of Mustangs and Camaros is beginning to resonate in China -- even at twice the price.

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For Lexus sedans, it could be do or die

With car sales falling at Lexus, Toyota's top branding officer says the luxury line is contemplating sedans that are more casual and sporty - and maybe even a station wagon.

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Hyundai teases design of Kona small crossover

Hyundai began to take the wraps off the Kona subcompact crossover and offered fresh details on the planned launch of a model that will fill a critical gap in the brand's U.S. lineup.


Toyota concept's got the look

Toyota's FT-4X concept, a compact crossover introduced at the New York auto show this month, is packed with funky features and daring design cues aimed at millennials with a taste for the great outdoors


Japan dreams of a hydrogen society

As home market to two of the three global carmakers selling hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Japan is understandably optimistic about the outlook for hydrogen-powered cars.

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