Polite nods for EscalaThe latest trip to the Monterey Peninsula for Cadillac -- to introduce the five-door Escala -- has thus far elicited the auto show equivalent of polite golf claps from auto scribes.
Here's one way to build on that German heritage
Trying to underscore its German heritage, Borgward is hiring away high-profile designers and engineers from German premium brands.
Aston plans Vanquish Zagato roadsterAston Martin will build a limited-edition, open-top sibling car to the Vanquish Zagato coupe it debuted this year. Only 99 Vanquish Zagato Volantes will be built, with deliveries beginning next year.
VW closes Santa Monica design studioVolkswagen Group's Design Center California in Santa Monica will close in November. Meanwhile, Audi plans to open its first U.S. design studio in Malibu, Calif.
Pininfarina's racer 'for gentleman drivers'Pininfarina plans to build 10 copies of the wild H2 Speed Concept from the Geneva auto show in March.
4th-gen Kia Rio gets sportier designKia is giving a sporty look its Rio subcompact, which will be redesigned for the 2018 model year.
China startup recruits Italian expertise for GT96 supercarChina's Techrules has recruited Italian design and engineering partners to help it launch the country's first supercar.
Acura NSX: A hybrid in more ways than oneHonda Motor Co.'s second-generation NSX sports car carries a hybrid engine, a hybrid development approach and now, a hybrid branding role.
Bentley names new head of exterior designBentley has promoted John Paul Gregory to its head of exterior design. Gregory was previously advanced exterior design leader at VW Group's ultraluxury brand.
Faurecia recasts interiors for self-driving cars
With self-driving cars expected on the road within three to five years, French supplier Faurecia is focusing on the cabin of future autonomous cars.