Automakers urge new EPA chief to withdraw Obama mpg rules

A trade association representing GM, Toyota, Volkswagen and nine other automakers on Tuesday asked new EPA's new chief to withdraw an Obama administration decision to lock in vehicle emission rules through 2025.

 

Takata ranks last in reputation among 100 most-visible companies in U.S.

Troubled airbag supplier Takata took last place on a list ranking the reputations of the 100 most-visible companies in the U.S., landing in the “critical” score category, the Harris Poll said Tuesday.

Honda's Mendel to retire April 1; Conrad gets top role
UPDATED: 2/21/17 7:50 pm ET -- adds Mendel remarks

John Mendel, an auto industry veteran who steered Honda and Acura through the Takata airbag crisis, is retiring as executive vice president of

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Buick Enclave grows more muscular for 2018

The redesigned 2018 Buick Enclave will be sleeker and more muscular than the current version, spy photos shot in the Detroit area indicate. The exterior of the large crossover is less rigid and bulbous than the first generation and features Buick’s new signature styling that debuted on the popular Avenir concept sedan at the 2015 Detroit auto show.

Cadillac crossover breaks cover

The Cadillac XT3, a compact crossover scheduled to go on sale next year, was spotted for the first time last week during winter testing.

Marchionne: Alfa to get 2 more crossovers

The Giulia Sport Wagon may have disappeared from Alfa Romeo's product plans, but Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says Alfa, which is launching its first crossover, will soon have two more crossovers.

Redesigned Hyundai Accent grows slightly, takes on siblings' look

The 2018 redesign of the Hyundai Accent brings the subcompact sedan's styling into line with the brand's other offerings. The Accent, which made its world debut today at the Canadian International Auto Show, features a grille, headlights and wraparound taillights similar to other recently redesigned models in the Hyundai lineup such as the Elantra GT, unveiled earlier this month in Chicago.

Mitsubishi revives Eclipse badge for new compact crossover

Mitsubishi will resurrect the venerable Eclipse name in the new compact crossover it unveils at next month's Geneva auto show, hoping to marshal memories of the popular sporty coupe that helped build the brand's reputation for performance.

Audi's 2018 A6 styling stands apart from A4, A8

Spy shots taken in Germany of the redesigned 2018 Audi A6 show that the sedan will largely keep true to its current form, but become further differentiated from the smaller A4 and larger A8 sedans.

Redesigned Expedition 'sets the new standard'

The redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition, unveiled last week in Dallas, could signal the big utility's return to prominence in the Ford SUV lineup after it languished since its last freshening in 2003.

Subaru polishes Legacy for 2018

A midcycle refresh for Subaru's Legacy sedan includes a retouched grille, redesigned headlights, improved handling and a more premium interior for the 2018 model year.

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