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Peugeot gives new 508 a fastback design

Feb. 22, 2018 10:55 CET
Peugeot has given its new 508 a "fastback" design to help the car compete better in Europe's midsize segment where volume automakers are losing sales to premium rivals.... Read More »
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    VW Vizzion previews potential Tesla Model S rival

    Feb. 19, 2018 16:46 CET
    VW's I.D. Vizzion concept previews a possible flagship electric car that would compete directly with the Tesla Model S. The sedan has no steering wheel or visible controls and also hints at what a fully autonomous VW car could look like.... Read More »

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    Italdesign will unveil $2.4 million targa

    Feb. 17, 2018 06:01 CET
    Italdesign will debut the Zerouno targa at the Geneva auto show. The design and engineering company, which is part of VW Group, will build just five units of the $2.4 million two-seater.... Read More »

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    Kia will partially electrify Ceed lineup

    Feb. 16, 2018 10:24 CET
    Kia will partially electrify its Ceed lineup with a 48-volt mild hybrid but has no plans to add a full-electric version.... Read More »


    First Shift: Lexus, Porsche, Buick tops in dependability

    8:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 14, 2018
    Lexus, Porsche, Buick tops in dependability; Big leaps for Infiniti, Fiat; What's on tap for M-B, BMW, Lexus; GM Korea workers protest; Tesla's lithium lifeline?; Quest for cobalt.... Watch The Video »


    Peugeot Rifter

    The Rifter replaces the Partner in Peugeot's compact van lineup. The Rifter is a sister model to the new-generation Citroen Berlingo and Opel Combo vans and will be offered in five- and seven-seat versions. Go to the Gallery »


    2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

    Hyundai has redesigned the Sante Fe for the 2019 model year and will expand the brand's best-selling light truck's powerplant offerings, including a diesel. The diesel Santa Fe houses a 2.2-liter CRDi turbodiesel engine that churns out nearly 200 hp. Other options include a 2.4-liter inline 185-hp four-cylinder GDI engine, and the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with an estimated 232 hp. Each engine is matched with the brand's new eight-speed automatic transmission. The gasoline version will arrive in U.S. showrooms in August, while the diesel variant is due in 2019. The five-passenger Santa Fe Sport will now be called Santa Fe. The three-row, seven-passenger model will be renamed the Santa Fe XL. Go to the Gallery »


    Peugeot 508

    Peugeot has given its new 508 a "fastback" design to help the car compete better in Europe's midsize segment where volume automakers are losing sales to premium rivals. Go to the Gallery »


    Volvo V60

    Volvo’s second-generation V60 wagon is longer and lower than its predecessor. Go to the Gallery »


    Ferrari 488 Pista

    The 710-hp Ferrari 488 Pista is the automaker's most powerful V-8 car to date. The Pista accelerates from 0 to 100 kph (62 mph) in 2.85 seconds. Top speed is 340 kph (211 mph). Go to the Gallery »


    Citroen Berlingo

    Citroen's third-generation Berlingo compact van incorporates the brand’s latest styling cues, including padded "air bumps" on the doors and a tiered lighting arrangement in front. Go to the Gallery »


    Kia Ceed

    Kia hopes a bolder design and new technologies will give its third-generation Ceed a boost in Europe’s compact segment against rivals such as the VW Golf and Ford Focus. Go to the Gallery »


    2019 BMW X4

    The second-generation X4 moves to a new architecture -- BMW's CLAR platform -- and becomes lighter, more efficient and roomier. Go to the Gallery »


    2019 Mercedes-Benz C300

    The freshened 2019 C300 and C300 4MATIC will go on sale in the U.S. in late 2018 with new front-end and rear styling, interior upgrades and the new 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged engine. Go to the Gallery »


    2019 Mercedes-AMG G63

    Building off the redesigned 2019 Mercedes-Benz G class that was unveiled last month in Detroit, the German automaker will be bringing the AMG variant to the Geneva show in March. The Mercedes-AMG G63 is powered by a 4.0-liter biturbo V-8 engine, good for 577 hp and a 9-speed automatic transmission. AMG-exclusive details include an AMG-specific radiator grille and AMG bumper with large side air inlets, Mercedes says. There's also a flared front and rear wheel arches and standard metallic paint. The high performance SUV will reach the U.S. by the end of the year. Go to the Gallery »


    2019 Mercedes-Maybach S560

    Mercedes' ultraluxury Maybach variants of the Mercedes-Benz flagship S-class sedan get new faces for the 2019 model year. A new grille featuring vertical struts and inspired by a pinstriped suit headlines the freshened S560 and S650, which will debut at the Geneva auto show in early March. They will go on sale in the U.S. in late summer. Other changes for the 2019 model include more color combinations for the signature Mercedes-Maybach two-tone exterior paint finish. Go to the Gallery »

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    Citroen adds comfort features to new Berlingo

    Feb. 15, 2018 11:21 CET
    Citroen says its third-generation Berlingo compact passenger van will be available in two lengths for the first time. The new Berlingo, which will be displayed at the Geneva auto show next month, also adds comfort and convenience features including a head-up display, adaptive cruise control and 28 storage compartments.... Read More »

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    Lexus readies BMW X1 rival

    Feb. 14, 2018 06:01 CET
    Lexus said it will not build its planned BMW X1 competitor in France. The production version of Lexus' compact premium SUV is expected to debut at the Geneva auto show.... Read More »

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    Toyota teases sporty coupe developed with BMW

    Feb. 13, 2018 12:20 CET
    Toyota's Supra performance coupe looks likely to debut in concept form at next month's Geneva auto show after the automaker released a teaser picture. The new Supra is being developed in partnership with BMW.... Read More »

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    Peugeot seeks boost for 508 with fresh styling, more advanced tech

    Feb. 9, 2018 06:01 CET
    Peugeot will give its new 508 sedan fresh styling and more advanced technology in a bid to lift the car's sales amid shrinking demand for midsize sedans.... Read More »

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    Kia freshens Ceed with new look, better handling

    Feb. 7, 2018 06:01 CET
    Kia hopes new technologies, a "more self-confident" design and better driving dynamics will gives its new Ceed a boost in Europe's compact car segment against rivals such as the VW Golf and Ford Focus.... Read More »

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    Skoda concept previews small SUV

    Feb. 6, 2018 06:01 CET
    Skoda's Vision X concept previews the brand's expansion into the fast-growing subcompact SUV segment.... Read More »

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    Ford counts on new Focus for Europe boost

    Jan. 31, 2018 06:01 CET
    Ford hopes a big product offensive in Europe this year -- led by its new Focus -- will give it a boost. The automaker will unveil its latest-generation Focus in April while face-lifted versions of its Edge large SUV and Ka+ budget subcompact will be unveiled in March at the Geneva auto show.... Read More »

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    Giugiaro's electric sedan concept taps smart energy ecosystem

    Jan. 27, 2018 06:01 CET
    Designer Giorgetto Giugiaro will unveil an electric sedan concept developed with Chinese energy management company Envision at next month's Geneva auto show.... Read More »

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    Ferrari likely to debut track-focused 488

    Jan. 26, 2018 06:01 CET
    Ferrari is likely to debut a lightweight, track-focused version of its 488 supercar at the Geneva auto show in March.... Read More »

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    Range Rover will add coupe flagship

    Jan. 24, 2018 12:12 CET
    Range Rover will add the limited-edition Coupe SV as its new flagship model. The SUV will be Land Rover's most expensive model to date when it goes on sale later this year.... Read More »

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    Opel will skip Geneva auto show

    Jan. 16, 2018 13:20 CET
    Opel will skip the Geneva auto show in March as the brand comes under pressure from new owner PSA to cut costs in an effort to reverse years of losses.... Read More »

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    Bentley will unveil Bentayga plug-in hybrid

    Jan. 5, 2018 13:18 CET
    Bentley will launch a plug-in hybrid version of its Bentayga SUV at the Geneva auto show in March. The Bentayga will be the brand's first electrified vehicle and marks the beginning of a rollout of plug-in hybrid versions of its entire range.... Read More »

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    Jaguar I-Pace likely to beat Audi, Porsche rivals to showrooms

    Dec. 6, 2017 13:11 CET
    Jaguar looks set to beat Audi and Porsche to become the first premium automaker to sell a credible all-electric Tesla rival after announcing that it will unveil a production version of its I-Pace in March.... Read More »