Ford claims 30 mpg F-150 diesel wins pickup mileage crown
The first diesel F-150 will get 30 mpg highway, 22 mpg city and 25 mpg combined, according to EPA estimates, making it the most fuel-efficient full-size pickup when it hits showrooms in May.
Ford revives Mustang Cobra Jet for 50th anniversary
The automaker said the new Cobra Jet will be the fastest Mustang to ever come from the factory, with a quarter-mile time of about 8.5 seconds and a top speed of more than 150 mph.
Lexus' next-gen ES sports new contours, tweaked spindle grille
The next-generation Lexus ES sedan, which debuts at the Beijing auto show next week, will feature a more stylized body with a prominent version of the brand's polarizing spindle grille.
GM, in electric push, sets Buick Velite 6 PHEV, EV for China
The first vehicle announced under General Motors' ambitious effort to introduce at least 20 electric or fuel cell vehicles by 2023 will be the Buick Velite 6 for China.
New 1.5-liter Ford engine can run on just 2 cylinders
For the first time in more than a century, Ford will offer a vehicle in the U.S. with an engine that can run on two cylinders.
'Holy grail' platform coming into Focus
The new Focus compact that rolled out in London and China last week debuts Ford's global version of Volkswagen's much acclaimed MQB modular architecture, a central element of Ford's stated aim to achieve $4 billion in engineering efficiencies over the next five years.
Crossovers, EVs will rule Beijing show
When global automakers descend on Beijing next week for Auto China, they will be focused on two white-hot vehicle segments: crossovers and EVs.
Chevy to launch all-new 2020 Silverado HD in fall 2019
With profits from pickups more important than ever as sales of cars fade, Chevrolet is making sure one of its biggest cash cows won't ever get old. The brand said the next-generation Silverado HD will debut next year as a 2020 model.
Aeronautics, baby Navigator and better grip: What people are saying about Lincoln Aviator
Here is a roundup of initial Aviator reaction from the automotive media.
Chevy refreshes 2019 Camaro, expands 1LE track package
Chevrolet is expanding the availability of its popular 1LE track package and 10-speed transmission as part of a refresh of the Camaro for the 2019 model year.
Chevy Sonic's exit would make way for GM's EV, autonomous plans
GM could use the Orion Assembly plant as a proving ground for the production of EVs and AVs before the techniques roll out to other facilities.
Next Defender likely to stick to boxy roots
During the opening of Jaguar Land Rover's new U.S. headquarters in Mahwah, N.J., the company peeled the curtain back just a little on the iconic off-road vehicle.
Unibody bones, Yanks and bluster: What people are saying about the VW Atlas Tanoak
Here are some snippets of reactions to the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concept from the automotive media.
Baby 4Runner, homely and adventure: What people are saying about '19 Toyota RAV4
Here's a roundup of initial reaction from the automotive media on the 2019 Toyota RAV4.
BMW iNext, i4 coming; i3, i8 futures in doubt
BMW will introduce the i4 and iNext EVs in 2020 and 2021, but the cars that kicked off BMW's i electric subbrand — the i3 and i8 — may not have a future beyond their current generation.
Cadillac 'halo vehicle' not coming until after 2022
Cadillac will realign its product portfolio and get operations in order before releasing a "halo vehicle."
Chinese startup SF Motors targets U.S. with first premium EV
The automaker says it will start preorders for the luxury SF5 electric crossover by the end of the year and begin deliveries in 2019. The timeline puts SF Motors on a similar schedule as fellow Chinese-backed ventures Byton, Lucid Motors, Faraday Future and a Volvo Cars spinoff, Polestar.
Subaru Forester gets bigger, adds safety features
The Subaru Forester, one of the brand's best-sellers in the U.S. and a key cog for the automaker's growth, is getting bigger, with additional safety features and an updated design for 2019.
Kia refreshes 2 models for 2019
Kia is upgrading its lineup with a trio of vehicles that will replace models that are losing traction: the Optima sedan, Sedona minivan and the upmarket K900 sedan.
VW dips toe in pickup waters with unibody Tanoak
Volkswagen doesn't have formal plans to build the Atlas Tanoak concept pickup unveiled Wednesday in New York, but is using it to gauge potential consumer interest. The Tanoak features a 276-hp, V-6 engine mated to an eight speed transmission.
Nissan Altima makes AWD, turbo, tech play
Nissan is giving the Altima a radical makeover in hopes of bringing U.S. buyers back to the shrinking midsize sedan segment. All-wheel drive will be offered to boost sales in cold-weather markets where consumers often buy crossovers and SUVs.