Nissan applies EV learning in new Leaf
Nissan's second-generation electric Leaf launches in January with a big advantage for the automaker. It's done this before.
Mini goes minimalist with retooled logo
The new design, by Berlin ad agency KKLD, will be visible on all Mini models as of March 2018.
VW Jetta gets new look, platform in quest to win sedan shoppers
VW believes that much-improved driving dynamics, more technology and a more fuel-efficient gasoline powertrain in a redesigned Jetta that is moving onto the brand's global MQB platform will draw sedan customers to U.S. showrooms.
Lamborghini bets on power with Urus SUV
Lamborghini's 650-hp, $237,000 Urus is poised to enter at the top of the ultraluxury SUV segment, which already includes the Bentley Bentayga and Mercedes-Benz G 65 AMG, with Aston Martin, Ferrari and Rolls-Royce poised to enter the fast-growing sector .
New AMG 53 line launching in 2018
The Mercedes-AMG CLS53 will go on sale in the U.S. by the end of 2018, kicking off a new line in the AMG performance stable.
Mini's switch to electrics hinges on 2019 launch
The Mini brand is contemplating going all electric, but a decision won't be made until early next decade.
The last Oldsmobile heads to auction
The last Oldsmobile to come off the line is headed for the auction lane.
Lexus readies crossover flagship concept
Lexus is readying a crossover concept that it's calling a new "flagship," perhaps mimicking a move with its car lineup where it created the new LC flagship coupe priced above $100,000. The concept will debut at the 2018 Detroit auto show next month.
Legos, drain plugs and caves: What people are saying about the '18 Jeep Wrangler
While the basic design of the retooled 2018 Jeep Wrangler is similar to the current Wrangler, FCA has updated, and modernized, its popular off-roader with offerings such as an eight-speed automatic transmission, an available 8.4-inch touch-screen display and a backup camera. Production of the 2018 Wrangler has begun with the soft- and dual-top four-door versions. Here's some initial reaction from the automotive media.
PSA, Nidec plan joint venture for electric motors
PSA envisages production capacity of 900,000 electric motors annually by 2022 from its joint venture with Nidec to produce motors for EVs, plug-in hybrids and mild hybrids.
Under next-gen Jeep Wrangler's familiar sheet metal, a modern-day overhaul
The redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler may look similar to its immediate predecessor, but above the skid plates and beneath the removable top, fans of the off-roader will notice the upgrades incorporated into the first Wrangler redesign since 2006.
Chevy's new speed champ, the ZR1, goes topless
The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 convertible is expected to go on sale in the spring, alongside the coupe, starting at $123,995. The coupe will start at $119,995.
Infiniti banks on retooled QX50 to pad U.S. sales
Infiniti, already one of the fastest growing luxury brands, aims to give itself a bigger boost with a technology-laden crossover that one executive calls the most important vehicle in the brand's history.
Subaru reloads in key crossover segment with 3-row Ascent
The all-new Ascent launches streaking Subaru right back into the hotly contested three-row crossover segment, one that the brand has not been able to tap since output of the ill-fated Tribeca ended in 2014.
A deep dive inside GM Design
One of the biggest changes to General Motors' 710-acre Technical Center campus in suburban Detroit -- a National Historic Landmark -- is about to begin: a new design studio.
New face and tech for Lincoln MKC
The MKC crossover, Lincoln's best-seller in China and top conquest vehicle in the U.S., is getting its first significant updates, including new technology features and the brand's mesh grille design.
It's too early to tell what kind of sales impression Kia's nascent Stinger performance sedan will have for the brand. But its design impact was felt the minute Kia pulled off the covers at the 2017 Detroit auto show.