Saudi oil company stakes its claim at Detroit auto show
Amid the flurry to showcase future electric vehicle offerings at the Detroit auto show, one booth stands alone: Saudi Arabian Oil Co., otherwise known as Aramco.
Hyundai Veloster gets more muscular
Hyundai is reviving its Veloster hatchback for the 2019 model year with a new platform and the brand's first-ever N performance model for the U.S. market, along with a more muscular design akin to a sport coupe.
Quick spin: Daily mobility news for 1.15.18
We're zooming into the North American International Auto Show in Detroit straight off the plane from CES in Las Vegas. No rest for the tech-loving weary. Here's a look at what's making news today. -- Sharon Silke Carty
Lightweight materials r&d facility in Detroit showcased during auto show
A $50 million r&d operation for testing and commercializing lightweight metals and composite materials is being showcased in Detroit during this week's auto show.
Acura reboots RDX 'from ground up'
The third-generation RDX -- the first Acura styled, developed and engineered entirely in the U.S. -- is the crossover's most extensive redesign in more than a decade, and it will square off against a wave of new rivals.
Lexus LF-1 stresses style over utility
Lexus' new crossover concept defines a fresh segment for the luxury automaker: a light truck focused more on style and driving dynamics than utility. The LF-1 Limitless is described as a flagship crossover and the spiritual brother of the new-generation LS flagship sedan.
Infiniti concept signals roomier cabins
The Infiniti Q Inspiration foreshadows the next Q70 with a smaller engine compartment and a more luxurious cabin
Toyota polishes 5th-generation Avalon, introduces Apple CarPlay
Toyota's next-generation Avalon flagship sedan features more aggressive bodywork, an updated platform to improve driving dynamics and the company's first implementation of Apple CarPlay after years of remaining one of the few holdouts on smartphone integration.
A little Japanese flair for the next Nissan Rogue?
Nissan's new design chief, Alfonso Albaisa, is really into Japanese design these days -- and the next Rogue crossover might show the results.
New Mercedes AMG 53 line debuts with electrified inline six-cylinder
Three new AMG 53 models, powered by an electrified inline six-cylinder engine, will be on sale in the U.S. by late 2018.
FCA lavishes tech, safety gear on 2019 Ram pickup
The long list of engineering, safety, performance and functional improvements -- a bigger and quieter cabin, a stronger frame, more storage and improved fuel efficiency -- in the next Ram half-ton truck signal that FCA is determined to challenge Chevrolet and Ford like never before.
The new flagships of Detroit
Along with Ford's pace-setting F series, the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500 form a collection of trucks that showcase some of the most sophisticated technologies each manufacturer has in its arsenal.
For Mazda and Toyota, why the rush to Alabama?
With U.S. sales in decline — and who knows for how long? — is it the right time to add vehicle production capacity?
At CES, time to make cool stuff real stuff
There was lots of talk and several demonstrations of self-driving cars at CES, but it was striking to notice which companies did not attend this massive consumer electronics extravaganza.
Can Ranger crash GM's midsize pickup party?
If General Motors struck gold by reviving the Colorado and Canyon midsize pickups four years ago, then Ford had better hope that mine isn't tapped out by the time the Ranger reaches dealerships early next year.
2019 Jetta gets new styling, transmission
The redesigned 2019 Volkswagen Jetta will have much-improved driving dynamics, will be more fuel-efficient, and will be available with updated safety and infotainment technology compared to the outgoing model.
2019 Ram 1500 gets big screen, reclining seats
The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 pickup -- wholly changed and sporting sophisticated technology once reserved for luxury sedans -- is the result of that all-in commitment to the automaker's top-selling vehicle.
Mini has modest hopes for freshened small cars
Despite a freshening for the 2019 models, Mini expects small-car sales to remain slow this year.
Edge ST gives Ford a winning combo
Americans love crossovers, and they love to drive fast. So why not combine those passions into the Edge ST, a performance variant of the company's midsize crossover?
Aurora Innovation emerges from shadows
The self-driving startup has star power on its exec team, who come from Google, Tesla and Uber.
Continental eyes reorganization
Continental said it is in "early stages" of talks about a structural overhaul, following moves by Delphi and Autoliv to split their operations in two.