Porsche trades a bit of heritage for efficiency

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015
When Porsche's re-engineered 911 hits the U.S. next spring, it will bury another feature in the nameplate's graveyard of outdated technology.

All your Tesla Model X questions, finally answered

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
Tesla gave journalists a chance to drive the new Model X and fiddle with the crossover's avant-garde features, from the “falcon-wing” doors to the motorized second-row seats.

Mazda concept for Tokyo stokes talk of RX sports car's return

11:16 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
Mazda, which retired the RX-8 sports car in 2012, will stoke speculation about a possible successor with a new sports concept at the Tokyo Motor Show.

Honda will show fuel cell, autonomous driving vehicles in Tokyo

10:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
Honda will unveil two visions of the future at October’s Tokyo Motor Show: A near-production version of its hydrogen fuel cell fastback sedan...

Ford F-series Super Duty: Steel frame, aluminum body for '17

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Ford's aluminum-bodied F-series Super Duty pickup will be up to 350 pounds lighter than the current generation but offer increased towing and hauling...

Longer Jeep Wrangler on the way

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
A pair of Wrangler powertrain mules caught testing this month show the extended chassis needed to convert the off-roader to an eight-speed automatic...

VW gives Passat a major face-lift

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Volkswagen revealed several updates for the 2016 Passat, including a new hood, front fenders, grille, and front and rear bumpers.

Next LaCrosse borrows from Avenir concept

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Buick's next-generation LaCrosse sedan will adopt the face of the buzzed-about Avenir concept when it goes on sale in the U.S.

'16 Chevrolet Silverado gets a new face -- and much more

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Changes to the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, unveiled last week at the State Fair of Texas, include improved connectivity, a new, optional gearbox,...

Nissan pulls Altima freshening forward

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Feeling the pressure of increased competition, Nissan has shortened the product cycle of its best-selling U.S. vehicle, the Altima midsize sedan.

Designing Jeep for a new era of overseas conquests

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
The new compact Renegade is the first Jeep designed expressly for the international market. It's a balancing act for the design team at Jeep.

Design differentiation tricky for luxury brands

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Premium brands have some of the narrowest design differentiation between their models, often to the point they're hard to tell apart on the road.

Design titan le Quement weighs in

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Retired Renault design chief Patrick le Quement, who turned 70 this year, has been back in the limelight of late.

Nakamura driven to stay ahead of the pack

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
In an interview this month at the Frankfurt auto show, global design chief Shiro Nakamura emphasized Nissan's devotion to standout design -...


How Doyle Letson went from boats to cars ...

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Doyle Letson's career took many twists and turns before he became chief interior designer for the Ford Mustang.

New A8 will launch Lichte's Audi design strategy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Audi's all-new A8 flagship sedan, due in 2017, will launch a new styling direction for the brand.

7 series easy outside, starts revolution inside

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
The exterior design of the new BMW 7 series may be evolutionary, but inside it's a brave new world.


Will Wrangler-based pickup borrow from these concepts?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Jeep's decision to produce a Wrangler-based pickup comes after a decade of teasing the brand's loyal enthusiasts with concepts that never were...

An Apple EV? Lutz not biting

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Apple Inc. had nothing to say about a Wall Street Journal report last week that it plans to have an electric vehicle ready to go by 2019.

Designer of the Century isn't done yet

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Giorgetto Giugiaro, who turned 77 last month, won't put down his pen even though he recently sold to Audi the last piece of his styling and...


European vans rendering classic American models obsolete

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2015
A trio of Euro vans is rendering the classic, bulbous American van obsolete.

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