COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
It is still all about the product
Auto designers today face a difficult task: designing products that are truly distinctive in the growing lineup of SUV's and pickups on the market.
VW Beetle gets special colors for latest farewell
The latest Final Edition of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle will have special colors, badging and wheels as the bug drives into the sunset next year, just as it did 15 years ago.
New Land Rover Defender may be produced in Slovakia
It seems likely that the much-discussed new Land Rover Defender will be built outside of England.
Acura turns attention to cars
The redesigned RDX has gotten off to a torrid start, but brand chief Jon Ikeda says Acura isn't planning more crossovers.
Mazda goes for emotional appeal
Mazda doesn't see the slowing sedan market as an excuse to become complacent about its cars. In fact, it sees this as the perfect time to raise the bar with an artistic approach to design that enhances some of their emotional allure.
A throwback and an upstart meet in L.A.
Two midsize pickups -- an old school paean to nostalgia and a modern vision of the future -- rolled into the auto show.
Bentley's Continental GT droptop borrows from coupe
Bentley has revamped its Continental GT convertable, which debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week.
Lincoln Aviator goes with GT instead of an 'e'
Starting with the 2020 Aviator, Lincoln will adopt the Grand Touring name for all of its electrified variants in an effort to emphasize their performance capabilities, prevent customer confusion and avoid any stigma associated with electric powertrains.
Lincoln marks plug-in with light brushstroke
The design change is also an understated nod to the brand's historic blue V-12 engine badge, found on Lincoln vehicles like the Zephyr.
Introducing Hyundai, the utility vehicle brand
Hyundai is forging ahead with marketing campaigns that tout its "family of SUVs."
Nissan won't go casual in Detroit
Nissan did not have any concept vehicles at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. But the upcoming Detroit show? That's a different story.
Electric trucks, a weakly stamped Passport and Kia's immortal Soul
Hits and misses from the floor of the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Concepts charge ahead in L.A.
Automakers apparently made a pact that if a concept was being shown at the Los Angeles Auto Show this year, it had to be electric. Here's a look at those select few concepts that made their show debuts last week.
Nissan spruces up Murano for 2019
Nissan is giving the Murano a nip and tuck for the 2019 model year as the automaker looks to keep the midsize crossover competitive in a growing and increasingly crowded segment.
Porsche boosts hp on retooled 911
The redesigned 2020 911 retains Porsche's venerable styling DNA but receives upgrades in horsepower, a new interior layout inspired by 1970s models, and 21st century driving conveniences.
High-tech Mazda3 packs 5 engines, new styling, bevy of safety features
As GM and Ford bail out of small cars and replace them with crossovers, Mazda is betting big that a technically advanced upscale version of the compact Mazda3, including a diesel engine, can defy the odds.
Video teases Rivian vehicles
Rivian Automotive is set to debut two vehicles, an SUV and a pickup, this week at AutoMobility LA and teased at least one of them in a video on its YouTube channel.