Toyota Avalon relaunch signals faith in sedans
As market-preference pulls further away from sedans, Toyota is redesigning the Avalon as a sign of faith for the segment.
Porsche likely to add 911 plug-in hybrid variant, CEO says
The Porsche 911 will likely get a plug-in hybrid variant mid-way through its next generation, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume says.
BMW says roadster will be top-selling i8
BMW expects its new i8 roadster to dominate the sales mix in the i8 plug-in hybrid family when it goes on sale in the spring. The open-top two-seater will join a freshened version of the i8 coupe also going on sale in the spring.
Fading CLS gets fifth seat, new 6-cylinder
Mercedes-Benz hopes to reverse a significant U.S. sales decline for the car when the third generation arrives next fall.
Lexus pads LX cargo space
While Lexus was unwrapping its first three-row RX with more seats for growing families, it was also introducing a new version of the big LX SUV for buyers who want fewer seats and more cargo space.
Under next-gen Jeep Wrangler's familiar sheet metal, a modern-day overhaul
The redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler may look similar to its immediate predecessor, but above the skid plates and beneath the removable top, fans of the off-roader will notice the upgrades incorporated into the first Wrangler redesign since 2006.
VW packs I.D. Crozz EV with smart motors
The VW I.D. Crozz, due in 2020, will be powered by a pair of electric motors, one on each axle, with a combined output of 302 hp. Each motor can operate together or separately as conditions demand.
Lincoln rebrands MKX as Nautilus as brand drops confusing MK name
Say hello to the Lincoln Nautilus and goodbye to the brand's "MK" naming scheme that some customers still haven't deciphered after more than a decade. First to go is the MKX, which will become the Nautilus when the 2019 model reaches showrooms in the spring.
Hyundai fuel cell crossover spied
Spy photographers recently captured the Hyundai FCEV, revealing the crossover's styling cues are largely carried over from a concept that debuted in August. The production FCEV will be formally introduced at CES in January.
Mazda plans new SUV for U.S. growth
Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai concedes his company is still in transition mode, four years after predicting U.S. sales would hit 400,000 a year. Now, he says the resurgence will start in earnest in 2019.
Tesla invites Model 3 reservation holders to design their cars
Tesla started summoning non-employee Model 3 reservation holders to configure their cars, a sign of progress for the sedan plagued by production problems.
Ford to offer plug-in hybrid police sedan
Starting next summer, Ford will sell a plug-in hybrid version of its Fusion-based police sedan that will have an electric range of 21 miles.
Tesla revives Roadster with a range of 620 miles
Refundable deposits of $50,000 are being taken now for the supercar, Tesla says, with output slated to begin in 2020. The full price of the base model: $200,000.
FCA to offer split, dual-function tailgate on Ram 1500, spy photos reveal
Spy photographers have caught confirmation that at least some versions of the next-generation Ram 1500 pickup will have a new dual-function tailgate, capable of dropping down or opening up french door style.
Hyundai plans several new crossovers, including diesel
Hyundai said its plan for an expanded crossover lineup for the U.S. will include a battery-electric vehicle, a fuel cell offering, a diesel utility and an A-segment vehicle.
Lexus to unwrap 3-row RX crossover at L.A. auto show
Lexus' U.S. dealers have clamored for a family-friendly version of the popular RX crossover for years, but it's unclear whether the third row will accommodate two or three passengers.
GM to unveil Chevy Corvette ZR1 in Dubai
The Corvette ZR1 features several more aggressive design features than the Corvette Z06 -- the current top Corvette model -- including more sculpted hood, larger lower air intake grilles and a massive spoiler.
Buick expands Avenir subbrand to LaCrosse sedan
Like the 2018 Enclave Avenir, the Buick LaCrosse Avenir features unique styling and additional standard features and premium materials.
Maserati's 2nd SUV would challenge Macan and F-Pace
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has another SUV up his sleeve for Maserati.
Next-gen Jeep Wrangler unmasked in Halloween surprise
Jeep unmasked its long-awaited redesigned 2018 Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited -- though it left most of the details under wraps until the Los Angeles Auto Show.
The Thing could be a thing again
Volkswagen has a Thing for nostalgia. Could its kind-of-famous World War II vintage design make a comeback?