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Toyota's Lentz: Tariff would depress industry

President-elect Donald Trump's threatened border tax on autos and auto parts coming into the U.S. would depress the entire industry, said Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor North America.

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Cruze diesel may get 50 on highway

The upcoming diesel version of the Chevrolet Cruze may be General Motors' first non- ...

FCA's sedan plans stall amid trade tumult

After Fiat Chrysler dealers sell down their current stocks of remaining Dodge Darts ...

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Yanfeng envisions a lounge on wheels

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is preparing for the day when people need more to do in ...

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Toyota's Lentz: Tariff would depress industry

President-elect Donald Trump's threatened border tax on autos and auto parts coming into the U.S. would depress the entire industry, said Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor North America.

Cruze diesel may get 50 on highway

The upcoming diesel version of the Chevrolet Cruze may be General Motors' first non-hybrid vehicle since the 1990s to get an EPA-certified fuel economy rating of at least 50 mpg on the highway.

FCA's sedan plans stall amid trade tumult

After Fiat Chrysler dealers sell down their current stocks of remaining Dodge Darts and Chrysler 200 sedans, those segments may stay vacant for a while on their lots.

Yanfeng envisions a lounge on wheels

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is preparing for the day when people need more to do in a car than drive.

Lexus execs see holes in the lineup

Lexus sees possibilities for expanding its lineup. Among them, a subcompact crossover, a three-row crossover, a broader range of F-badged performance cars and even possibly a Tesla-fighting all-

Cars matter after all

Their volumes may be declining, but sedans -- along with their coupe and hatchback cousins -- still sell by the millions each year and will continue to do so for years.

De Nysschen meets his Infiniti baby

Spotted at Infiniti's Detroit auto show stand last week was the brand's former global president Johan de Nysschen. Now president of Cadillac, de Nysschen said he had to come see the QX50 Concept.

BMW, Mercedes execs plead for more crossovers

Even as they launch two key cars – the BMW 5 series and Mercedes E-class coupe -- the traditional arch-rivals have a common challenge: Satisfy U.S. dealers' hunger for more crossovers.

Hits and misses of the Detroit show

Our Los Angeles reporter, David Undercoffler, braved Detroit's winter elements and numerous potholes to take a look at what went well at the auto show -- and what didn't.

Magna puts doors on a diet

While suppliers lined up at the Detroit auto show to showcase their involvement in autonomous-drive and connected-car technologies, Magna International reminded the industry that automakers are still

Subaru 'not done yet' with sales surge

Subaru is targeting a 9 percent sales surge in 2017 for a ninth straight year of record U.S. results, despite a plateauing overall market.

Creativity shines in golden age of light fixture technology

The increasing use of flexible LED applications in auto headlights and accent lights has resulted in a golden age of light design across the industry.

As Pacifica ramps up, Grand Caravan lives on

Fiat Chrysler will keep the Dodge Grand Caravan around a little longer than planned as it continues to ramp up sales of the old minivan's more expensive new line mate, the Chrysler Pacifica.

Brands push boundaries at the Detroit auto show

Detroit's auto show traditionally sounds the opening bell for the new year. This year, it showed brands stretching into new segments and testing new design cues.

A lighter Traverse with high-end trim levels

After a first generation that has been forced to last nine years, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse has a more trucklike appearance.

Ghosn pushes commonization at measured pace

Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn would like Nissan and its alliance partner Renault to pick up the pace on commonizing their platforms and technologies. But not too fast.

2018 Camry: The more things change …

The new Camry is about as daring as is prudent for the loyalists who buy several hundred thousand of these cars a year - even in a bad year for cars.

Revised product strategy could result in lower prices for top-end Wagoneers, Grand Wagoneers

An altered product strategy giving Jeep new truck-based luxury SUVs and an Alfa Romeo-based Grand Cherokee in 2019 could make it easier for Fiat Chrysler dealers to win business from rival General

Autonomous drive gets closer -- meaning what?

Carmakers got more specific about timing for self-driving vehicles as they discussed their plans this month at CES in Las Vegas and the Detroit auto show. Most forecasts of showroom-ready, fully

Will Mustang fans go for a hybrid?

Ford product chief Raj Nair says Mustang fans will accept a hybrid, as long as it delivers "affordable performance."

Why Honda skipped awd on Odyssey

The redesigned 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan that broke cover at the Detroit auto show has a laundry list of new features. But all wheel drive didn't make that list.

Volvo hopes V90 can stir wagon love

In the midst of a revival, Volvo is going back to its roots: station wagons.

Detroit auto show preview expected to raise more than $5 million for charity

The Detroit Auto Dealers Association will again raise more than $5 million for children's charities through ticket sales to the 2017 Detroit auto show Charity Preview.

The most important vehicles at the 2017 Detroit auto show

The 2017 edition of the North American International Auto Show won't go into the books for blockbuster introductions and eye-popping concepts. But several vehicles in the show are important and

AutoNews Now: Chinese concept crossover, sporty VW

In Detroit: A Chinese concept crossover and a sportier VW Atlas; Volvo's long-distance delivery; Waymo's way of slashing costs; How Mercedes beat BMW?; Biden visits Chevy.

Automakers reset product plans for new crossover, SUV wave

Automakers are reworking their product strategies and investments for the United States to bring more crossovers and SUVs to showrooms amid a sharp turn away from small and midsize cars.

First Shift: A keener Camry, a techy Odyssey

In Detroit: A keener Camry, a techier Odyssey; Nissan offers sporty spin on Rogue and a preview of future sedans; BMW 5 series slims down for 7th generation | Where cars meet 'Cars.'

Fudge ripple swirl and cars gone wild: What people think of '18 Toyota Camry

Toyota has retooled the eighth-generation Camry -- America's best-selling car for 15 straight years -- with a far bolder design, improved handling, upscale interior materials and sporty driving

Lightning McQueen, Shinola watch bar, simulators among cool stuff at Detroit show

If you're even mildly into cars, for getting to work in an eco-friendly way or just cruising the boulevard in style, the Detroit auto show is a vast and dizzying array of automotive sights, sounds,

Yanfeng reimagines the interior for autonomous driving

A major Chinese supplier is reimagining vehicle interiors for the day when motorists may not have to keep their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel.

Sawzalls, Duck Tales and hockey sticks: What people are saying about Honda's '18 Odyssey

Honda's redesigned, fifth-generation Odyssey features 21st-century connectivity through in-car apps and cameras, streaming video and 4G Wi-Fi, along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

Magna says ultralight automotive door cuts weight by 42.5%

Magna International created a vehicle door that is almost half the weight of the average door, the supplier said Monday at the Detroit auto show.

AutoMobili-D serves as bellwether for new mobility technology

The auto industry, as technology makes transportation more accessible, is drawing new entrants to the market with pie-in-the-sky plans to save the world.

Ford confirms Ranger, Bronco plans for North America

Ford is attempting to cash in on two popular segments with a pair of historic nameplates as its Ranger midsize pickup and Bronco SUV return to North America later this decade.

Lexus recasts LS flagship with more power, sportier lines

Lexus is reinterpreting the flagship vehicle that launched the brand 28 years ago, fitting the redesigned LS sedan with a new twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6 engine tuned to hurl the luxury boat from 0 to

China's Guangzhou still plotting U.S. entry

Guangzhou Automobile Group, the Chinese automaker that exports vehicles to 14 countries, wants to enter the U.S. “in the near future” -- but not just yet.

Volvo launches deliveries of self-driving tech to select customers

Volvo Cars has begun delivering self-driving technology to select customers. At the Detroit auto show on Monday, the automaker officially launched its Drive Me research program, providing autonomous

Next QX50 could be an Infiniti star

Infiniti's redesigned 2018 QX50 compact crossover, unveiled here Monday as a concept, has the potential to become one of the brand's biggest-volume products, company officials say.

VW ride-share concept borrows from Budd-e

Volkswagen's ride-sharing autonomous vehicle will borrow ideas from the Budd-e concept but will not be exactly like it.

FCA shifts course, will make Jeep Grand Wagoneer body-on-frame

Fiat Chrysler has dramatically altered its product course and will now bring its new Jeep Grand Wagoneer back to life as a body-on-frame SUV, after nearly two years of claiming that it would be

Nissan feeds Rogue demand with smaller Sport

Nissan will offer a smaller version of the popular Rogue crossover -- dubbed the Rogue Sport -- in a bid to capture shoppers now considering compact sedans. The Sport is a Nissan Qashqai imported

Nissan rethinks the family car

Crossovers and trucks may be all the rage -- especially for Nissan. But the automaker is already thinking about how to pitch its next generation of sedans.

Look out Jeep Wrangler, here comes the new Ford Bronco

For the first time since the mid-1970s, Jeep's Wrangler is going to have some real and very likely tough competition.

AutoNews Now: Ford Bronco, Ranger coming back

In Detroit: Ford brings back Bronco, Ranger; Chevy trucks up Traverse; Audi's Q8 concept; Lexus LS makes a dramatic entrance; Sergio talks Trump; big wins for Ridgeline, Bolt, Pacifica.

Honda stocks '18 Odyssey with technology

In a hotly contested minivan segment in which an onboard vacuum cleaner no longer qualifies as cutting-edge, Honda's redesigned 2018 Odyssey takes family-friendly features into the digital era.

Toyota stresses style, sportiness with 2018 Camry makeover

Toyota, aiming to defy the stereotypes of bland Japanese sedans and fortify America's best-selling car against the flight to crossovers, is giving the eighth-generation Camry bolder styling, better

Chevy's Cruze diesel may get EPA 50 mpg highway rating

The upcoming Chevrolet Cruze diesel sedan and hatchback could be the first nonhybrid cars sold in the U.S. since the late 1980s to get an EPA highway rating of 50 mpg or more, GM officials say.

Audi Q8 concept heralds full-size crossover due in 2018

Audi's sportback Q8 concept is a near production-ready version of a new full-size luxury crossover the brand will launch in 2018.

Mercedes-Benz E-class coupe gets sleeker for 2018

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-class coupe features sleeker styling than its predecessor, new taillights and an option for a four-cylinder diesel engine that can deliver up to 194 hp.

Chevy Bolt, Honda Ridgeline, Chrysler Pacifica win North American car, truck, utility awards

The Chevrolet Bolt was named the 2017 North American Car of the Year at the Detroit auto show, while the Honda Ridgeline took the truck honors and the Chrysler Pacifica took home the newly minted top

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