VW targets a Beetle for the electric-car eraWed, 28, Sep 2016
VW is laying out a bold plan to bring EVs to the masses with dozens of new models and unprecedented driving ranges, challenging other carmakers to keep pace a year after an emissions scandal rocked the company. The process will get a boost at the Paris auto show this week when the company unveils a battery-powered hatchback concept car, the I.D.
2016 PARIS AUTO SHOWSun, 25, Sep 2016
Germany's automakers will use the Paris auto show to highlight their latest battery technologies as they seek to recapture ground from Tesla.
Merit, gutsy diesels and denim fabric: Chevy's retooled Equinox and what people thinkTue, 27, Sep 2016
Chevrolet, after a slew of redesigned car launches, is turning to the core of the hot crossover market with plans to retool the Equinox for the 2018 model year. Here's what people are saying about the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox.
Why Cadillac's head-turners don't turn up on the roadMon, 26, Sep 2016
The Cadillac Escala Concept - star attraction at Monterey Car Week in California last month - suggests the future of Cadillac styling, says Mike Simcoe, General Motors new head of global design. But why don't mouth-watering concepts such as the Escala and the Cadillac Elmiraj get produced?
'Autonomous is one everyone's mind'Mon, 26, Sep 2016
Adient, emerging as an independent company as Johnson Controls spins off its seat-making operations, plans to make a big play in the autonomous vehicle space.
This cab-forward truck for emerging markets comes in a box, like Ikea furnitureMon, 26, Sep 2016
Legendary Formula 1 designer Gordon Murray, who also created the first McLaren road car, has turned to a new project, a truck for emerging markets that comes pre-packaged in a box, like IKEA furniture.
In and out: How Lichte is reshaping Audi designMon, 26, Sep 2016
When Marc Lichte took over Audi's design department in February 2014, a sense of stability returned to an operation that had suffered from considerable friction -- and a new styling direction.
China has an appetite for European talentMon, 26, Sep 2016
When Mini chief designer Anders Warming abruptly bid his employer goodbye in July, it was a surprise -- and it stung.
Lincoln strategy falls quietly into placeSat, 24, Sep 2016
Since taking over as Lincoln's design director nearly three years ago, David Woodhouse has launched a design language signified by a unique grille look and classic proportions.
Detroit star Busse takes it slow at Centro StileMon, 26, Sep 2016
After 10 years designing in Detroit, Klaus Busse says he's been careful not to meddle with the controls too quickly in his new job running Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' historic Centro Stile studio in Italy.
BMW'S NEW INSIDE VIEWMon, 26, Sep 2016
When the creative minds behind BMW's Vision Next 100 sat down to conceive an autonomous driving car of the future, their approach was something of a revolution for the century-old company. Instead of sketching the overhangs, greenhouse or wheel arches in pursuit of the perfect proportions or the sportiest silhouette, they used an entirely different starting point to convey emotion: the interior.
Infiniti sticks to old-school clay modelingSat, 24, Sep 2016
In a world of digital design, old-school clay models may seem an anachronism that will someday fade away. But Infiniti's top designer says the iconic modeling medium is here to stay.