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Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo will skip Paris auto show


June 13, 2018 10:54 CET
FCA's Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Abarth brands will not take part in this year's Paris auto show, according to French media reports. FCA joins automakers including Ford and VW brand in skipping one of Europe's top showcases for product debuts.... Read More »
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  • NEWS

    Porsche's EV push won't include battery-powered 911

    March 25, 2018 06:01 CET
    Porsche says full-electric and hybrid-electric cars will account for 25 percent of sales by 2025 but there will not be a battery-powered version of its iconic 911 sports car.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Jaguar plans 2017 debut for XF wagon

    Oct. 1, 2016 06:01 CET
    Jaguar will debut the station wagon version of the XF in mid-2017. Unlike the previous-generation wagon, the new XF Sportbrake will offer all-wheel drive in its diesel variants, Jaguar Land Rover sales director Andy Goss said.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Renault seeks to build on design success with Trezor

    Sept. 30, 2016 10:41 CET
    Renault launched the first step in a fresh design direction with the Trezor concept for a Grand Tourer-style electric coupe.... Read More »

  • BLOG

    Bye-bye Bentley, hello Dyson?

    12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2016
    DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC: The list of exhibitors for this week's Paris auto show is the latest indication that the industry is changing fast. Vacuum maker Dyson will be at the event amid reports that the company is developing an electric car.... Read More »

  • PHOTOS

    Suzuki Jimny

    Suzuki's fourth-generation Jimny keeps the square, gritty look of previous generations. It has round headlights, five-slits in the grille and enlarged wheel arches. Go to the Gallery »

  • PHOTOS

    Peugeot 508 station wagon

    Peugeot hopes the sporty design of its new 508 station wagon will help it win sales in a segment that has come under increasing pressure from SUVs and crossovers. Go to the Gallery »

  • NEWS

    Renault defends EV headstart with 400 km range for Zoe EV

    Sept. 29, 2016 15:13 CET
    Renault is nearly doubling the range of the battery-powered Zoe subcompact to keep ahead of competitors as they ramp up electric-vehicle offerings. The Zoe will be able to travel as far as 400 km (250 miles) on a single charge, compared with 240 km now..... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Daimler confirms EQ subbrand for electric cars

    Sept. 29, 2016 12:09 CET
    Mercedes will launch 10 new electric vehicles by 2025 under a new subbrand called EQ. The automaker aims to become the global leader in EV technology, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Nissan debuts 'revolutionary' new Micra

    Sept. 29, 2016 11:01 CET
    Nissan said its new Micra will compete against the best subcompacts in the segment because it will offer class-leading technology, more space and low-emissions engines.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Mercedes-AMG will add hybrid 'hypercar'

    Sept. 29, 2016 09:09 CET
    Mercedes-Benz's AMG unit said it will build a hybrid "hypercar" that uses Formula One technology. Mercedes will join F1 rivals Ferrari and McLaren in using hybrid technology to offer a very high-performance road car.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Ferrari sells out open-top Aperta before public debut

    Sept. 29, 2016 10:36 CET
    Ferrari sold out an open-top version of the 1 million euro ($1.1 million) LaFerrari supercar before its public debut, underscoring the marque's allure even as the former unit of Fiat Chrysler widens its lineup with more affordable models.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Land Rover makes Discovery more high tech and roomier

    Sept. 28, 2016 13:35 CET
    Land Rover expects to win more customers for its new Discovery SUV by offering high-tech gadgets, more interior room and a smaller diesel engine for European buyers.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    EVs and SUVs set to dominate in Paris

    Sept. 28, 2016 06:01 CET
    Automakers will focus on electric cars and the booming market for SUVs/crossovers at the Paris auto show. VW, Mercedes and Opel will be among companies showing battery-powered cars with long driving ranges. Peugeot, Skoda and Land Rover debut SUV and crossover cars.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    VW previews long-range electric car

    Sept. 28, 2016 19:45 CET
    VW has previewed an electric car due in 2020 that it says will have a range of between 400 to 600km (250 to 370 miles). The automaker said the model, called the ID, "starts the countdown to a new era" for the company.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Automakers' EV plans will challenge early pioneers

    Sept. 28, 2016 11:31 CET
    Electric-car pioneers including Renault, Nissan and Tesla are facing a challenge from their peers as EV concepts dominate the Paris auto show. Volkswagen Group's diesel scandal and falling battery costs have persuaded executives and investors that battery-powered cars are ready to go mainstream.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    Mazda, Bentley, Lambo join list of brands skipping Paris show

    Sept. 21, 2016 06:01 CET
    Mazda, Bentley and Lamborghini have joined Ford, Rolls-Royce and Volvo on the list of automakers that will skip the Paris auto show, which starts next week. The Japanese, British and Italian automakers will instead focus on smaller events that are less costly.... Read More »

  • NEWS

    VW teases EV concept that it says heralds 'new era' for brand

    Sept. 16, 2016 12:50 CET
    Volkswagen today released teaser pictures of an electric car that it hopes will lead the automaker out of its diesel scandal and into an electrified future.... Read More »