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To hell and back

Not all vehicles are buffed and buffed and buffed again and again for the show floor. Kia displayed a freshened 2019 Sorento crossover that treaded its way through the treacherous Hell’s Revenge in Moab, Utah -- one of the most challenging and obstacle-laden,

EV admirers

Mercedes-AMG CEO Tobias Moers, left, and Britta Seeger, member of the board of management at Daimler AG with responsible for Mercedes-Benz cars marketing and sales, check out the Tesla Model 3 on the show floor Wednesday. 

Mitsubishi's baby crossover

Kazuo Yano, general manager of design strategy for Mitsubishi Motors, with the 2018 Eclipse Cross at the Los Angeles auto show on Wednesday. The Eclipse Cross is the latest entry in the growing subcompact crossover market.

A big day for Jeep

Mike Manley, head of Jeep, presents the redesigned Wrangler Sahara and Rubicon models at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday.

Mazda6 nip, tuck

Masahiro Moro, CEO of Mazda North America, presents the freshened Mazda6 on Wednesday at the Los Angeles auto show. It goes on sale in Spring 2018.

A fast serve

Tennis player Maria Sharapova poses with the Porsche 718 Cayman GTS after its debut Wednesday at the Los Angeles auto show in Los Angeles.

Canine assist

Takeshi Tachimori, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Subaru Corp., receives an assist from a puppy during the introduction of the all-new Ascent on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

Watch your speed

An exhibitor drives an unidentified electric vehicle through the Los Angeles convention center as part of preparations for the auto show on Tuesday.

Infiniti's latest

Karim Habib, executive design director of Infiniti Motor Co., helps introduce the redesigned QX50 crossover in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The 2019 QX50 will be powered by a VC-Turbo engine, the world's first production-ready variable compression ratio engine.

I want my Animal Planet!

A dog, in the back of a Nissan Rogue "Dogue," draws a crowd of admirers on Wednesday. The "Dogue" features canine-friendly accessories such as a slide away ramp and portable 360° shower and dryer.

Honda Clarity family grows

Honda's Clarity family is expanding with the introduction of the all-new Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric on Wednesday. They join the Clarity Fuel Cell, which went on sale in the U.S. in December. Honda is targeting U.S. sales of 75,000 Clarity vehicles in the first four model years. The Clarity series will contribute to an anticipated five-fold increase in Honda's U.S. sales of electrified vehicles over the next four years.

Top honors for Jaguar

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth accepts the award for the 2017 World Car of the Year for the Jaguar F-Pace crossover at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday.

Fast as a flash of fire

Actor Vin Diesel speaks during the introduction of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon ahead of the 2017 New York International Auto Show on Tuesday. The Demon features a supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi Demon V-8 engine that pumps out 840 horsepower and 770 pound-feet of torque and is the fastest production car on the market: It can hit 140 mph in 9.