International auto show coverage


Mercedes-Maybach goes green with Vision 6 Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz is giving its ultraluxe Mercedes-Maybach lineup some green cred with the Vision 6 Cabriolet powered by an electric motor with output of 750 hp and a range of more than 200 miles.

Acura freshens flagship RLX sedan

Acura is giving the RLX a makeover for 2018 to revive interest in its oft-forgotten ...

BMW i8 will drop the top

The long-teased i8 roadster is official. Expect the production version to be ...

Detroit auto show extends contract at Cobo Center through 2025

Cobo Center has locked in the Detroit auto show for the next eight years. The two ...

Infiniti Prototype 9 pays homage to '40s-styled racers

Infiniti may not have a vaunted motorsports pedigree but that hasn't stopped designers from creating a retro-looking race car and showcasing it at the year's most elevated celebration of automotive

Frankfurt, other big auto shows struggle as brands shift investment

The number of automakers skipping next month's Frankfurt auto show highlights a shift in thinking among carmakers as they increasingly opt for their own events or choose to attend smaller shows.

BMW, with eye on Tesla, to introduce electric 3 series, report says

BMW plans to introduce an electric version of the 3 series in September, a move designed to fend off rival Tesla, a German newspaper reported.

Ram spy photos hint at longer wheelbase, split tailgate

Some features of the next-generation Ram 1500, an apparent longer wheelbase and a new tailgate that folds down and splits in the middle to provide closer access to the bed, have emerged based on new

Kia says Stonic will be key conquest model

Kia said its new Stonic will be a key conquest model for the brand in the booming subcompact crossover segment.

Mercedes brings its 'A' game: Entry-level sedan coming to U.S. in 2018

Mercedes has confirmed to dealers that it will introduce the A-class sedan in the U.S. in 2018. It will become the brand's new entry-level model slotting below the CLA.

Tesla Model 3: First detailed photos snapped at charging station

The Tesla Model 3 has been captured undisguised and out testing a long way from home.

Can a concept car help move metal?

Some customers have been heading to Cadillac showrooms to inquire about the Escala they saw in TV ads, only to find out that it's not for sale, and never will be.

Jaguar design boss keeps faith in a V-8-powered future

While unveiling his mural at the new National Transport Design Centre at Coventry University, Jaguar design boss Ian Callum talked with the British press about the sweeping change happening in the

Audi's next A8 will get 48-volt mild hybrid

Audi will become the latest automaker to use a 48-volt mild hybrid system to improve fuel economy and lower emissions.

BMW to challenge M-B S-class coupe, convertible with 8 series

BMW unveiled a concept of its revived 8 series that will become a new flagship coupe. It appears sleeker and sportier than the 6-series coupe it replaces.

Detroit 3 to skip connected car-themed Tokyo show

This year's Tokyo Motor Show is positioning itself as a connected car showcase of trends "beyond the motor," but the futuristic theme isn't enough to draw the Detroit 3.

Dodge puts a price tag on 2018 Challenger SRT Demon

Get your pocketbooks ready. After lots of speculation, pricing on the Dodge Demon will start at $86,090 with the destination charge and a gas guzzler tax.

Mercedes' next CLA gets sportier, fastback design

To distinguish Mercedes-Benz's next-generation CLA from the redesigned A-class sedan due next year, the CLA will get fastback styling said to resemble the four-door Mercedes-AMG GT concept unveiled

Hyundai shows twin headlights on Kona

The upcoming Hyundai Kona will get "twin headlamps" with running lights positioned above the main lights as Hyundai looks to set its entry apart from an increasingly crowded field.

Shark noses, bobtails and windswept: What people think of Mercedes Concept A Sedan

Crossovers and SUVs might be selling in droves from China to the U.S., but Mercedes-Benz is still experimenting with cars, as seen with the Concept A Sedan. Here's what some journalists are saying

FNR-X concept spotlights Chevy's new technology

Chevrolet's Chinese FNR-X crossover shows off new elements that will appear in production vehicles.

Detroit auto show to open mobility showcase to public

The North American International Auto Show plans to expand its mobility and technology showcase, Automobili-D, to the public next year with a focus on talent recruitment.

Is the world ready for an electric MG?

MG, the former British automaker once known in the U.S. for its affordable sports cars, is not only alive and well, it's reportedly about to introduce something far more advanced than the last car

Mercedes hints at new styling with Concept A Sedan

Mercedes-Benz's Concept A Sedan previews a new design language for the brand and hints at another model in its compact-car range.

Toyota concept's got the look

Toyota's FT-4X concept, a compact crossover introduced at the New York auto show this month, is packed with funky features and daring design cues aimed at millennials with a taste for the great

Lexus updates 2018 NX to keep pace with German rivals

The 2018 NX will have a more aerodynamic look, with handling tweaks to deliver sharper performance and a smoother ride, among other changes.

Toyota to take Mirai for a spin in China

Toyota will test the waters in China for its hydrogen fuel cell Mirai.

VW betting on I.D. CROZZ to boost EV volume

Volkswagen believes its new I.D. CROZZ crossover will deliver a sizeable share of the 1 million electric vehicles a year it hopes to sell.

Jeep finds green groove with 7-seat, plug-in hybrid SUV concept

Jeep is flexing its green and connectivity chops at the Shanghai auto show with a luxury seven-seat plug-in hybrid SUV that could herald a new flagship for China, a key market for the Fiat Chrysler

China's luxury market to grow to 3M a year, Audi, Mercedes predict

China's premium market will grow to about three million cars a year, Audi and Mercedes executives predicted. Audi is China's best-selling luxury brand but is losing ground to Mercedes.

Mercedes hints at new styling with sedan concept

Mercedes said its Concept A Sedan hints at another model in its compact-car range. The concept also previews a new styling direction for the brand with fewer lines and more rounded surfaces, design

China lands Chevy Volt in a Buick wrapper

Buick offers far more models in China than it does in the U.S., and analysts predicted a Buick version of the Chevrolet Volt would be offered in the Middle Kingdom before the second-generation model

China lands Chevy Volt in a Buick wrapper

Buick offers far more models in China than it does in the U.S., and analysts predicted a Buick version of the Chevrolet Volt would be offered in the Middle Kingdom before the second-generation model

China's numerous green-car startups to dwindle to 2-3 in 5 years, exec says

Of dozens of startup electric car makers in China, only two or three will be around in five years' time, the chief of Nio told Reuters on Thursday.

Foreign automakers embrace China as EV development hub

China's crackdown on vehicle pollution will turn the world's largest auto market into a hub for cutting edge electric car technologies previously exported from Europe and the U.S.

Audi electric sedan previews Jaguar I-Pace fighter

Audi said it will launch a production version of E-tron Sportback electric sedan, which debuted in Shanghai, in 2019.

VW sees I.D. electric crossover as key to boosting EV sales

Volkswagen's CROZZ concept previews a full electric crossover that will be the third member of the brand's new family of purpose-built full-electric cars.

Soft-roaders, mashups and beacons: Toyota's FT-4X and what people are saying

Toyota's FT-4X checks the boxes of features aimed at millennials and their outdoor-focused adventures. Here's what people are saying about the subcompact crossover concept:

Mercedes re-engineers S class, adds new engines for 2018

The Mercedes-Benz S-class sedan will get a six-cylinder engine with the introduction of the new S450 in the U.S. this fall. It's part of a new range of engines for the S class, which is being re-

Genesis GV80 Concept: What people are saying

Genesis' GV80 Concept teases the first of two crossovers the luxury brand has promised by 2020. Once it reaches production, with a market launch sometime in 2018, the vehicle is expected to be a

Toyota to bring Mirai hydrogen fuel cell sedan to China

Toyota will begin testing the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell sedan in China in October to assess the market for fuel cell cars and promote the futuristic technology.

Brassy in the Big Apple

Nobody ever succeeded in New York by being modest. These concepts and production models show the variety and audacity of some of the New York show's best.

Sleeker Buick Enclave adds Avenir subbrand

The Buick Enclave undergoes a dramatic transformation for 2018, including a lower profile.

What to do about cars?

Behind the scenes at the New York auto show, industry executives were grappling with questions about cars. How low will their market share go, amid hot crossovers and SUVs? How to reignite the appeal

Lincoln hopes Navigator can regain its glory

Lincoln expects the redesigned 2018 Navigator, which goes on sale this fall, to recapture the nameplate's now-faded prominence in a growing segment.

Lynk & CO promises lifetime warranties, free connectivity as sedan concept debuts

Lynk & CO lifted the wraps on a new sedan concept ahead of the Shanghai auto show, saying the upstart brand will offer lifetime warranties and free connectivity as a standard feature.

Hits, misses from the show that never sleeps

A month ago, the word on the street was that "New York looks light this year." "Nothing's happening this year," the wise guys said. "Nobody's going." And of course, they were wrong.

Outback snags some love, too

Most of the attention Subaru garnered at the New York auto show last week went to its Ascent concept and redesigned Crosstrek. But no less significant was a freshened 2018 Outback.

Genesis boss: Fuel cells where we're headed

Genesis' brand boss believes the industry ultimately will shift to fuel cell powertrains. Not everyone agrees.

Strong prospects for AMG GLCs

Mercedes expects demand for high-performance crossovers to power sales of its top-of-the-line AMG GLC models.

The new face of AMG

Mercedes will give AMG's high-performance part of the lineup a new signature face inspired by its racing heritage.

Mercedes' redesigned G class stays boxy

The venerable G class will be new inside and out after a coming redesign, Mercedes design chief Gorden Wagener confirms. But as for its iconic boxy shape...

Dodge Demon: Devilishly clever or evil incarnate?

The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, unveiled at the New York auto show, traded in the performance brand's halo for horns with performance numbers normally associated with much more expensive brands.

Toyota FT-4X designed to be 'doable'

Toyota's rollout of the cheery but rugged FT-4X concept crossover is more of a trial balloon than an esoteric design project.