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Lexus reworks ES with bolder looks

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
After surveying customers in China and the U.S., Lexus came up with a more aggressive look for the freshened ES sedan that goes into production in the U.S. this year.... Read More »

Next BMW i to be based on 5 series, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
BMW will add a plug-in hybrid based on the 5 series to its i subbrand, according to a German auto magazine.... Read More »

VW coupe-style sedan concept previews a new look

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Volkswagen's C Coupe GTE concept unveiled at the Shanghai auto show would be positioned between the Passat and the Phaeton if produced.... Read More »

Q80 Inspiration concept's design flourishes arrive in Infiniti lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Futuristic design flourishes from Infiniti's Q80 Inspiration concept are already creeping into the lineup.... Read More »

With ATS-V, Cadillac aims to join the best in class from Germany

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 26, 2015
With the high-performance ATS-V, Cadillac has elevated its game, bringing GM's luxury marque, perhaps legitimately for the first time, into direct...... Read More »

GM, Clemson roll out Deep Orange concept for urban, young buyers

6:30 pm U.S. ET | April 22, 2015
GM and Clemson University students unveiled a vehicle -- Deep Orange 5 -- aimed at young, price-conscious consumers in big cities that takes the...... Read More »

BMW will expand i lineup with plug-in hybrid based on 5 series, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2015
BMW will add a third model to its i subbrand called the i5 that will be based on the 5 series, a report said.... Read More »

Fiat 500 cabrio gets Nuova treatment

11:00 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2015
Fiat is going back in time for a new edition of the 500 cabrio -- 1957, to be exact.... Read More »

Ex-rival revamps Mitsubishi design

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
In his 40 years at Nissan, designer Tsunehiro Kunimoto had a knack for reinventing the brand's image through design.... Read More »

VW says it could cut battery costs with single design

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Volkswagen's r&d boss says using a single type of lithium ion battery cell for all VW, Porsche, Audi and other group electrified vehicles could lead...... Read More »

Fiat exec touts 500X crossover as 'the game changer for us'

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
The 2016 Fiat 500X is a subcompact crossover that will give the brand an all-wheel drive offering for regions that have inclement weather.... Read More »

Reuss: CT6 underpinnings could support a big Buick

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
General Motors may base a Buick flagship sedan on the same large, rear-wheel-drive platform used for the new Cadillac CT6, says GM product chief Mark...... Read More »

Freshened Fusion

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
The Ford Fusion, due for a freshening next year as a 2017 model, gets a restyled rear end, as shown in this spy photo.... Read More »

Chevy to unveil EV in Shanghai

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
General Motors is debuting a concept electric sedan dubbed the Chevrolet FNR at the Shanghai auto show this week.... Read More »

Mahindra will present bid for Pininfarina by April 29, report says

8:48 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
India's Mahindra & Mahindra aims to present a formal offer for the car designer Pininfarina in time for the Italian company's shareholder meeting on...... Read More »

Alfa's pitch will be luxury, Italian style

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
As he prepares the campaign to reintroduce Alfa Romeo to the United States, Fiat Chrysler marketing chief Olivier Francois says he may exploit the...... Read More »

Nissan to get lift from M-B pickup

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Mercedes-Benz's plan to sell pickups in world markets will help Nissan improve its Latin American market share, Nissan's regional chief says.... Read More »

Cadillac's conundrum: Dare to change Escalade?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
To say the redesigned Cadillac Escalade is a hit would be an understatement.... Read More »

Mercedes shrinks SUV with GLC coupe concept

4:34 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
Mercedes-Benz is looking at bringing out an all-new compact SUV coupe as early as 2016 as buyers continue to favor sporty models.... Read More »

At Lexus, the chief still defends that spindle grille

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
While some rivals and design experts deride Lexus' jagged-edged, trapezoidal grille, Toyota's design chief stands by the drastic makeover, saying it...... Read More »

Ford's Taurus redesign debuts in China while big sedans slump in U.S.

12:35 pm U.S. ET | April 18, 2015
Ford unveiled a redesigned Taurus here Saturday, saying the sedan will be aimed specifically at the Chinese market.... Read More »

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