VW sets first electric crossover for ShanghaiWed, 12, Apr 2017
VW released teaser images of a full-electric crossover concept that its core brand will present at the Shanghai auto show next week. The model will challenge Tesla's Model X as VW gears up to roll out a new zero-emissions lineup.
Mercedes makes E-class coupe more practicalTue, 11, Apr 2017
Mercedes is repositioning its E-class coupe to offer more room and more functionality, promoting the sporty two-door model as the only offering in its niche that comes with four full-size seats. Other practical features include a foldable rear seat bench to expand the trunk for bulky items such as skis or golf bags.
Audi sets summer unveil for retooled A8 flagshipThu, 06, Apr 2017
Audi will unwrap a redesigned A8 this summer ahead of a sales launch late this year. The flagship sedan will feature advanced autonomous driving technology and mark a new styling direction, with a body made of steel, aluminum, magnesium and carbon fiber.
Audi will launch Q4 in 2019 in SUV pushWed, 15, Mar 2017
Audi confirmed it will launch its Q4 in 2019 as the brand continues to expand in the fast-growing SUV/crossover market. The coupe-styled crossover will challenge models such as the BMW X2 and the Range Rover Evoque.
VW brand's cost-cutting likely to slow down on product offensiveMon, 13, Mar 2017
Volkswagen's core brand reduced its fixed costs in Germany for the first time in nearly a decade last year, but management doesn't expect the brand can maintain the same momentum as it launches its biggest product offensive to date.
Volkswagen to replace CC with ArteonMon, 06, Mar 2017
VW's new premium sedan, the Arteon Gran Turismo, will replace the CC and slot above the Passat in the brand's global lineup. The VW Arteon will go on sale in mid-June in Germany, but it won't make it to the U.S. until next year as a 2019 model
Porsche offers a 'practical' car with first wagonThu, 02, Mar 2017
Porsche aims to boost sales of the Panamera by offering a wagon version of the four-door sedan. The wagon will offer three seats in the rear instead of the two in the sedan. The lack of the additional seat has hurt sedan sales in the U.S., dealers have complained.
Range Rover aims high with VelarWed, 01, Mar 2017
Jaguar Land Rover is giving Range Rover its first midsize SUV, the Velar. The new model will be positioned between the smaller Range Rover Evoque and the larger Range Rover Sport. It goes on sale in July.
Mercedes will show X-class pickup conceptWed, 01, Mar 2017
Mercedes studying U.S. sales of new pickupFri, 24, Feb 2017
Range Rover will add Velar as Porsche Macan rivalWed, 22, Feb 2017
Land Rover confirmed Velar as the name for a new model that will be a rival to the Porsche Macan. The Velar will be the fourth member of the Range Rover family and will be positioned between the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport.
Ferrari will unveil fastest series car to dateThu, 16, Feb 2017
Ferrari will debut the 812 Superfast, its most powerful series production car to date. The mid-front-engine sports car is an updated version of the F12 Berlinetta fitted with an enlarged variant of that model's naturally aspirated V-12 engine that produces 789 hp.