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We've known for a long time that General Motors was going to respond in a big way to Ford's lightweight aluminum F-150. Here it comes.
A hybrid powertrain adds hundreds of pounds of weight to a vehicle. A battery pack takes up storage room, reducing utility in a vehicle where it is crucial to haul lots of gear.
The variable compression engine debuting next year in the Infiniti QX50 is a really a big deal -- a major reworking of the basic operating principles of the piston-driven internal combustion engine.
Nissan engineers have succeeded in commercializing variable compression engine technology for the new Infiniti QX50.
The next-generation Infiniti QX50 crossover will be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine introducing a technology never seen before in a regular production vehicle: variable compression.
When the next-generation Infiniti QX50 crossover arrives next year as a 2019 model, it will be powered by a 2.
The electronic door handles on the just-launched Range Rover Velar are more expensive and complex than regular mechanical door handles.
The next iteration of BMW's X5 midsize crossover is taking shape and appears to be on schedule for launch in the second half of 2018, possibly as a 2019 model.
It's 2030, and most new-car dealerships are reducing — and in some cases eliminating — on-site service for anything other than regular wear items.
Despite the F-series' seemingly unassailable grip on sales leadership, Ford has never let up on innovating.
The straight-six engine appears poised to return as V-8s and the V-6s spawned from them fade away.
Land Rover Orlando claims the area it is responsible for is so large, it can't meet sales targets.
Spending millions of dollars to modernize a body shop is not a cost many dealers want to take on these days. Bill Brown Ford had no choice.
Often the vehicle brand pays the price for improper repairs after collisions. GM wants to avoid this with a collision certification program for dealerships and independent shops.
Gerry McGovern, Land Rover's chief design officer, said the design work for the new Defender is complete.
The next Defender is the most important vehicle in Land Rover's 70-year history.
Tesla has energized a wave of entrepreneurs who are trying to launch car-making ventures of their own. The odds aren't in their favor.
Sometimes being first in the auto industry with new technology isn't best. Being first and making a profit is far better. But that is very hard to do. A good example: fuel cell vehicles.
Bob Fascetti, who marshaled Ford's development of the 6.7-liter Power Stroke and the influential EcoBoost engines, is retiring.
A new era is dawning for luxury-class pickups as Detroit goes searching for a price ceiling.
Chevrolet this fall is launching two special edition pickups that commemorate 100 years of building pickups.
Ford is adding the F-450 Limited top-line pickup to its lineup this fall. The starting price, including shipping, is $87,100.
Some advice for any automaker thinking about the U.S. pickup market: Don't ignore Texas.
To celebrate 100 years since the debut of Chevy's first pickup, the 1918 490 Light Delivery, Chevrolet updated the badge from the 1918 truck and will affix it to two special edition 2018 pickups
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